Study Abroad Advisor

Simon Fraser University - Burnaby, BC (30+ days 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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