WORK INTEGRATED LEARNING ADVISOR
FACULTY OF FOUNDATIONAL, CAREERS AND INTERCULTURAL STUDIES
This position reports to the Manager, Work Integrated Learning (WIL). Advisors contribute to the success of students by coaching, guiding, and connecting them to employer-partners. As a WIL Advisor, you will coordinate placement for Work Integrated Learning that leads to student learning and satisfaction with our employer-partners. You will coach students on various aspects of career development from resume writing to professionalism in one-on-one meetings and in classroom settings. You will assess student experience and determine the best fit for placement. Through regular follow-ups, you will evaluate learning and enhance relationships with employer-partners.
The WIL Advisor expertly markets and sells WIL to students and external stakeholders. Through regular communication with students, stakeholders, and faculty and staff, you will solve problems, provide information, and represent NorQuest College as the first point of contact during work experience placements.
The Work Integrated Learning (WIL) unit empowers students in the Faculty of Foundational, Career, and Intercultural Studies (FCIS) programs by coordinating work integrated learning opportunities to enhance academic achievement through workforce-relevant experiences with employer-partners. The unit supports all types of WIL within FCIS, including Administrative Professional, Accounting Technician, Apprenticeship Prep, Business Administration Diploma, Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada, English as a Second Language, and Transitions to Employment. In this role, you will have the opportunity to support multiple programs and grow your skills.
This position plays a key role in enhancing NorQuest’s presence in the community and building NorQuest’s reputation of preparing students to become workforce-ready graduates.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
SALARY: $52,052 to 67,626 per annum. Benefits and pension participation start on day one!
Note: We are recruiting to two term positions up to December, 2018.
COMPETITION NUMBER: AT-11-17
CLOSING DATE: December 13, 2017
TO APPLY: If you meet the requirements of this position and wish to apply, please continue with this online process by uploading your resume and cover letter combined as one document
NOTE: Only candidates shortlisted for an interview will be contacted. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted within 28 days.
NorQuest College helps students unlock their potential and realize their dreams. We are Challenge Positive and embrace every situation as an opportunity. As the Edmonton region’s community college, we play an integral role in Alberta’s education system. NorQuest College offers a vibrant, inclusive, diverse, and student-centered learning environment that transforms lives and strengthens communities. We are nationally recognized leaders in health, community studies, and business post-secondary career programs, as well as foundational, intercultural, and language training. We are proud to offer our employees meaningful work, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits program, and a commitment to a positive work/life balance. This is an exciting time to be a part of NorQuest College. Take a step forward with us. Together, we can help build and sustain a strong province for future generations.