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Primary Purpose: The Undergraduate Programs Advisor plays a critical role in the drive to improve the academic success, recruitment, retention/persistence rates, graduation rates, and overall quality of the student experience for students in the Edwards School of Business. In pursuit of these aims, the Undergraduate Programs Advisor will provide academic advising, coaching, mentoring, and administrative support for current and prospective students in the College. The person in this position will implement, uphold, and maintain College policies, procedures, and protocols relating to all students and Edwards School of Business in general.

Nature of Work: Reporting to the Manager, Student Services, this is one of four positions offering student advising and support for current, prospective undergraduate and certificate students. This position functions independently and efficiently in a high-volume, multi-tasking environment. The position requires interactions with the Edwards School of... Business Deans, Department Heads, faculty, staff and other administrative personnel on the University of Saskatchewan campus. Non-standard hours and evening work required during peak times.

Typical Duties/Accountabilities:
• Responsible for academic advising, interpretation, maintenance and communication of program requirements, academic regulations, graduation standards, and academic policies
• Assist with the registration process including class permissions, class overrides, degree audit and elective selection guidance
• Accountable for the recruitment, retention and administration of Certificate in Business and Certificate in Entrepreneurship programs
• Lead for the Edwards First Year Student group advising sessions
• Manage the Edwards WhatApp connection for student questions
• Administer the Dean’s Honour Roll Process
• Assist with planning and execution of internal (USask) and external events in collaboration with other advisors including but not limited to attending fairs, expos, etc. (USTART, Open House, Orientation, Indigenous Grad etc.)
• Lead for Edwards tutoring program recruitment and tutor list publications
• Membership on University Committees as required pertaining to the role
• Provide on-going support to the other academic advisors and the Manager, Student Services and other duties as required


Education: A four-year undergraduate degree is required. A Bachelor of Commerce is considered an asset.

Experience: A minimum of three years of university level experience working with undergraduate students and in the educational field is preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

• Excellent oral and written communication skills, with experience presenting to groups of all sizes.
• High level of comfort presenting to large audiences and use of technology platforms such as (i.e Zoom, Instagram, etc.)
• Self-motivated with the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
• Contributes to a positive, diverse, and inclusive work and learning environment by actively engaging in mentoring, self-awareness learning opportunities, relationship building, and communication, etc.
• Proficient working knowledge of Windows application software (Microsoft Office).
• Experience with Banner/SiRIUS desired.
• Knowledge of the Bachelor of Commerce program desired.

Department: Edwards School of Business

Status: Permanent

Employment Group: ASPA

Full Time Equivalent (FTE): 1.0

Salary: The salary range, based on 1.0 FTE, is $52,050.00 - 81,328.00 per annum. The starting salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

Salary Family (if applicable): Specialist Professional

Salary Phase/Band: Phase 1

Posted Date: 6/7/2024

Closing Date: 6/21/2024 at 6:00 pm CST

Number of Openings: 1

Work Location: On Site

The University is committed to employment equity, diversity, and inclusion, and are proud to support career opportunities for Indigenous peoples to reflect the community we serve. We are dedicated to recruiting individuals who will enrich our work and learning environments. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. We are committed to providing accommodations to those with a disability or medical necessity. If you require an accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please notify us and we will work together on the accommodation request. We continue to grow our partnerships with Indigenous communities across the province, nationally, and internationally and value the unique perspective that Indigenous employees provide to strengthen these relationships. Verification of Indigenous Membership/Citizenship at the University of Saskatchewan is led and determined by the  deybwewin | taapwaywin | tapwewin: Indigenous Truth policy and Standing Committee in accordance with the processes developed to enact the policy. Successful candidates that assert Indigenous membership/citizenship will be asked to complete the verification process of Indigenous membership/citizenship with documentation. The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. We pay our respects to the First Nations and Métis ancestors of this place and reaffirm our relationship with one another. Together, we are uplifting Indigenization to a place of prominence at the University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon SK


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