International Student Academic Advisor - Camosun College

Oct 10, 2017 - Camosun College Human Resources P 250.370.3004 F 250.370.3664 www.camosun.ca ... Assists students in the use of various online education planning tools;. - Identifies the need ... Contributes to the development of policies and procedures of Camosun International by identifying persistent problem ...
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International Student Academic Advisor Camosun International

Job Posting: U17-159 Position Type: Full-time /Regular Start Date: ASAP

Closing Date: October 10, 2017 Location: Lansdowne/Interurban Campus

Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (35 hrs/week) Pay Grade 12; $27.62 to $29.62 per hour, Plus 3% Second Language Salary: Stipend. Replaces: J. Danks Applications for this posting will be accepted from current employees and the general public who meet the minimum qualifications of the job. Regular employees as defined in the CUPE Collective Agreement shall be considered prior to all others.

GENERAL STATEMENT Reporting to the Associate Director, Camosun International, the International Student Academic Advisor will, within established College policies, be primarily responsible for academic advising and facilitating transfer credit evaluation for international students. Liaison with all schools and departments within the Education and Student Services Division is an important aspect of this position. External liaison on an adhoc basis with other post-secondary institutions is also required. Travel between campuses as well as overtime during busy periods is required. TYPICAL DUTIES International Student Academic and Educational Planning  As point of contact helps students prepare educational plans that are appropriate, realistic and consistent with their educational and career goals;  Promotes the use of advising and career exploration tools and resources, and refers to counsellors as appropriate;  Assists students in the use of various online education planning tools;  Identifies the need and arranges for assessment testing and incorporates placement decisions into the preparation of educational plans including up-grading as appropriate.  Reviews student transcripts with the intention of providing advice on the potential for transfer of credits towards a Camosun College program  Liaises with admissions offices at post-secondary institutions in Canada regarding the transfer of international students to and from the college;  Providing students with current accurate information about programs, courses and services provided by the College, other post-secondary institutions, and other agencies;  Reviews students’ graduation status and confirms/provides feedback on progression to graduate International Student Advocate and Support  Monitors students’ progress and refers students to the International Student Experience Facilitator as applicable; c: CUPE Local 2081Support Staff Position Vacancy – U17-159 International Student Academic Advisor.docx (JE #217) 3100 Foul Bay Rd, Victoria, B.C. V8P 5J2

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Makes recommendations regarding strategies for “at risk” students or failing students. Provides information to international students about related support services, including making referrals as appropriate; Performs campus outreach with students, faculty and staff across both campuses to create an awareness of services available to international students Understand and provide clarification on related college policies and procedures, as well as Camosun International procedures.

General  Maintains a thorough understanding of the College’s programs and courses including credit, vocational, and continuing education;  Contributes to the development of policies and procedures of Camosun International by identifying persistent problem areas; makes recommendations about their resolution;  Maintains a thorough knowledge of college’s integrated database systems including components that support the admission and registration and advising process.  Participates on college committees associated with international education or academic student advising;  Provides information, upon to request, regarding international student interest and demand for specific programs and courses;  Works coope