Academic Advisor/Liaison Officer

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Posting #:AP 80/2012
Posted:Nov 22, 2012
Employment Status:Temporary Full-Time
Faculty:Faculty of Mathematics and Science
Department:Faculty of Mathematics and Science
Grade:Job Group K
Salary Scale:$43,480 - $54,298; Maximum: 65,158/annum
Hours of Work:

Job Summary

We’re one of the fastest-growing universities in Ontario, with hundreds of millions of dollars committed to new construction and programs. We’re small enough to be intimate and big enough to attract world-class minds. Located at the centre of Canada's beautiful Niagara Peninsula, Brock offers an exciting work environment with strong undergraduate, graduate and interdisciplinary programs and a vigorous research culture. We are looking for qualified people who will bring their expertise and dedication in support of the University’s goals and objectives.

Reporting to the Associate Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Science, the Academic Advisor/Liaison Officer will be responsible for assisting with the academic advising of current and prospective students on program requirements and services within the Faculty of Mathematics and Science, and will assist academic units with Academic Program Review requirements and recruiting and promotion activities. As a Liaison Officer, the incumbent will also be part of the team responsible for the Faculty’s undergraduate recruitment activities. Other key responsibilities include: reviewing student program planning including course selection and program/department requirements; responding to inquiries; managing, advising, opening and tracking appointments, student requests and inquiries; representing the Faculty at schools and events on campus and throughout Canada which may include travel (primarily September through December) resulting in irregular working hours; liaising as necessary with a variety of stakeholders; implementing public relations activities for the Faculty; participating in the periodic review of Faculty publications and brochures; and undertaking special projects as assigned.


The ideal candidate will possess:
• An Honours university degree in the Sciences;
• Exemplary written and oral communication and interpersonal skills;
• Excellent listening and interviewing skills;
• Polished presentation skills;
• Creative problem solving abilities;
• Excellent organizational skills;
• Demonstrated public relations and marketing skills;
• Strong computer skills;
• Proven project leadership skills ;
• Experience in recruitment and advising is an asset;
• Familiarity with post-secondary curricula in the sciences is an asset.


This position includes full comprehensive benefits coverage, including tuition waiver. Applicants are invited to submit a resume and cover letter, including salary expectations, by applying online below by Thursday, December 6, 2012.

It is Brock University’s policy to give consideration to qualified internal applicants.

We appreciate all applications received; however, we will contact only those candidates selected for an interview.

Brock University is an equal opportunity employer.