Career Learning and Development Advisor
Royal Roads University
Victoria, BC, Canada
1h ago

Job Description

Through effective interactions and case management, and in collaboration with Program Offices and other Student Services units, the Career Learning and Development (CLD) Advisor fosters student retention by helping students and alumni connect their academic learning to career paths and future goals.

The Advisor will is responsible for educating, supporting and coaching undergraduate and graduate students in practicum, internship and job search skills.

This includes facilitating non-academic career courses and workshops, and working with students in the areas of skills inventory, goal setting, job search tools, academic work-term searches and career explorations.

This also requires the CLD Advisor to work within their team to update and maintain the unit’s protocols, documents and publications, including : electronic handbooks, student contracts, website information and RRU’s industry database.

The CLD Advisor also actively engages with the business community to develop connections that support internship, practicum and career opportunities and to promote CLD and RRU initiatives.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree and three years’ related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Demonstrated experience working with the theory and practice of career planning and employment issues, such as adult education, coaching, career planning, job search, and employer development
  • Excellent coaching, teaching and communication skills, as well as a high level of diplomacy when dealing with difficult situations
  • Demonstrated experience working with and supporting academic program offices through a work integrated learning education model
  • Strong ability to asses job descriptions for relevancy and alignment with undergraduate and graduate internships and practicums
  • Demonstrated ability in developing and facilitating successful workshops and in conducting structured presentations
  • Superior ability to liaise and communicate with students and employers from a broad range of cultural and socio-economic backgrounds
  • Proven ability to handle confidential material and information with discretion
  • Advanced computer skills (including MS Office Suite, Blackboard Collaborate, digital media); skilled at using emergent technologies to reach a global audience
  • Knowledge of the programs and strategic directions of Royal Roads University is an asset
  • Knowledge Royal Roads University’s teaching platform, Moodle, is an asset
  • Additional Information This is a regular, full-time position working 37.5 hours per week. This position has been evaluated at MPT-C with a salary range of $66,843 (minimum) to $78,639 (midpoint) to $90,434 (maximum) per annum.

    Employment offers will normally be made between the minimum and midpoint of the range and are determined by knowledge, experience and internal equity.

    The University is pleased to offer a comprehensive benefit package. Royal Roads University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community.

    We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our faculty and staff including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

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