Study Abroad Advisor

Simon Fraser University - Burnaby, BC (8 months ago)

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Administrative and Professional Staff (APSA)

Pay range:
$55,943 To $66,807 Annually

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The Study Abroad Advisor recruits and advises undergraduate students regarding Beedie School of Business (Beedie) and SFU international programs. The Advisor provides guidance and administrative support to students; executes promotional strategies for international programs and plans; liaises with faculty and staff in SFU units and Beedie's international partner institutions; and delivers and customizes support services and events to meet the needs of students.

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Communication, Marketing, International Studies, or a related discipline and three years of related experience in student advising within an international or study abroad setting, or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Excellent knowledge of cultural sensitivities.
Excellent intercultural, interpersonal, conflict resolution, and communication skills (verbal, written, and presentation).
Excellent event management, group leadership, training, and facilitation skills.
Ability to multi-task and to meet strict deadlines.
Ability to establish strong working relationships with faculty, external clients, vendors, and contacts at partner institutions.
Ability to exercise mature judgment, initiative, diplomacy and tact, and handle confidential/sensitive material with discretion.
Ability to explain and apply policies.
Ability to arrange suitable transportation when travelling to work at any of the SFU campuses.
Ability to travel internationally.
Proficient in the use of office software applications (e.g., word processing, database, and web-based, and spreadsheet applications).
Proficient in the use of student information systems (e.g., SIMS).
Assignment End Date: February 15, 2020.

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