Indigenous Student Advisor (23-51)
Part-Time • Temiskaming Shores Region
POSITION TITLE: Indigenous Student Advisor (23-51)
CLASSIFICATION: Part Time Support Staff
STATUS: Regular Part Time
STARTING SALARY: $ 32.97
HOURS OF WORK: 0-24 hrs/wk
START DATE: Immediately
CLOSING DATE: Open until filled
Northern College is seeking an Indigenous Advisor in our Advising Services department. The successful candidate will have knowledge about Indigenous culture, including language and spirituality. In addition, they will possess problem solving, negotiation, teamwork, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced office environment.
At Northern College, we’re committed to the ongoing success and development of everyone who passes through our learning spaces, whether they be our students, employees or community members. We believe in investing in those who invest in us, constantly working to build a collaborative and friendly working environment while offering top tier benefits and generous pension packages to our eligible full-time employees with purposeful, rewarding work, supportive supervisors and positive, engaged work teams.
Reporting to the Campus Manager, Haileybury, the successful candidate will provide academic, career, personal advising as well as referral services to prospective, current, and transferring Indigenous students as needed.
What you will be doing:
- Develop and implement strategies specific to the indigenous student population as well as strategies that promote an understanding of indigenous culture and interests to the staff and students of Northern College;'
- Provide support services as well as social and academic advice to indigenous students at the Haileybury Campus and at First Nations community-based program sites;
- Participate in the recruitment of indigenous students, organization of events and promotion of Northern College programs and services to the First Nations community; and
- Responsible for the promotion, procurement, and delivery of training programs for First Nation communities within the Haileybury Campus catchment area.
What you will need to be considered:
- 2-year diploma in field of Human Services such as Social Work, Indigenous Studies, or equivalent;
- 3 years of experience working with Indigenous people in the social services field with knowledge of Indigenous and Social Services community resources and issues.
The incumbent may be required to provide a criminal reference check.
As part of Northern College’s action on reconciliation, the College recognizes its responsibility to make a difference through increasing the number of Indigenous employees who work in the academic field. We encourage applicants who identify as Indigenous to apply.
Northern College is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free selection process. To request reasonable accommodation at any time during the selection process, please contact the Human Resource Services department. Information received relating to accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.
Northern College values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.
We thank all applicants for their interest in Northern College, only those to be interviewed will be contacted.
To apply, submit your covering letter and resume online at www.northerncollege.ca/careers/