Full-time Online Student Pathway Advisor (4 Positions)

Algonquin College - Ottawa, ON (30+ days ago)

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Student Success (Patricia Lychak)

Position Type:
Full-Time Support

Salary Range:

Sc heduled Weekly Hours:

Anticipated Start Date:
August 24, 2020

Length of Contract:

Posting Information

Employees who are full-time internal candidates, as defined by the Support Staff Collective Agreement, will be given first consideration.

Posting Closing Date:
August 11, 2020

Please note: jobs are posted until 12:01 am on the job closing date.

Job Description:
Reporting to the Academic Manager, AC Online, the incumbent fulfills multiple responsibilities related to specialized progression supports in meeting and exceeding student success and retention objectives for a diverse online learner population. The incumbent is required to make decisions, participate in communicating a wide variety of information, and maintain detailed academic records to help facilitate learner success.

In providing enhanced high-quality client service, the incumbent builds relationships with online learners through focused digital outreach and communication supports. The incumbent utilizes technology-enabled applications to help plan, develop and deliver focused and self-directed progression and registration services, which relate to online learners and their retention, integration into online courses, success and engagement.

Working within a team of Program Support Officers, Program Support Specialists, Online Field Placement Officers, Student Success Specialists(s), and other college departments, the incumbent supports the coordination of supporting learners along all levels of their academic journey. In collaboration with the Student Success Specialist(s), the incumbent also participates in the preparation and delivery of online orientations and informational webinars related to AC Online procedures, application for admissions, program information, graduation requirements, and college services.

Utilizing a variety of college technology systems and early alerts to monitor, track and create reports the incumbent is able to determine specific retention supports to support learners. Maintaining a personalized and continuous focus on the online learner experience from initial enrollment though graduation is central to the role.

Required Qualifications

Minimum of a (3) year diploma / degree or equivalent in Office Administration, Education or related field(s)
Minimum of (2) years experience in advising an online and diverse clientele preferably in an educational setting
Proficient in use of online collaboration tools and/or educational technologies
Proficient in the use of creating and composing informational materials using MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel
Experience using databases to prepare and report on a variety of informational data
Experience coordinating and managing projects
Highly effective organizational, communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
Demonstrated ability to problem-solve and work independently and within a team
Demonstrated knowledge of Learning Management Systems (i.e., Brightspace) is considered an asset
Demonstrated experience in the areas of coaching, advising, counseling, or career planning is considered an asset

Vacancies are for P15709, P15710, P15711, P15712

These positions are paid at Payband F

Algonquin College values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We offer an inclusive work environment and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. However internal candidates will receive first consideration based on qualifications. If you are invited for an interview, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you may require. Workplace accommodations are available. While we thank all those who apply, only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

For a copy of the complete job description please contact Human Resources at 7660@algonquincollege.com.