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Career Advisor and Educator

Term position (expected duration August 2020 - May 2021)


Toronto (Victoria University in the University of Toronto)

Deadline: 2020-07-06

Posted: 2020-06-22

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Associate Dean, Student Success and working with other members of the Dean’s Office, and the Student Success Team, the Career Advisor and Educator will be responsible for developing and delivering career education programs for students at Victoria University (Victoria College and Emmanuel College). The Career Educator and Advisor will play a significant role in the development and support of the Vic Ready program, preparing students for success through and beyond university.

The Career Educator and Advisor will develop strong working relationships with academic and co-curricular partners at Victoria University and in the broader University of Toronto community. This position will also work with students and student groups to: identify opportunities for career education; develop and deliver career education programming; prepare students for career exploration activities; monitor progress and assess learning outcomes related to career education activities.

Working with other offices at Victoria University, and in collaboration with the University of Toronto Career Centre staff, the incumbent will ensure that all students involved in career learning have appropriate opportunities for pre-placement skill building and post-placement facilitated reflection and integration of learning. This position also designs, implements and interprets assessment projects related to student career development learning outcomes. The Career Educator will work actively to develop and implement initiatives that foster career planning competencies.

Victoria University is committed to equity in access to employment and a diverse and inclusive workplace. The University encourages applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. If you require accessibility accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Department