Job Posting

Manager, Student Advising and Academic Success

PM (Professional/Managerial)


Toronto (Victoria University in the University of Toronto)

Deadline: January 25, 2021

Posted: January 13, 2021

Position Summary

Under the general direction of the Registrar and as an integral part of the Academic Advising and Registrarial management team, the incumbent is responsible for providing strategic direction, leadership and coaching to a team of advising and learning support teams. They are responsible for providing excellent one-on-one student academic advising as well as managing all academic advising services and directing Victoria College student academic success programs including the writing centre, learning strategists, tutoring, first year learning communities, and peer tutoring programs to provide holistic, seamless and personalized support to facilitate student academic success.
• Develops and implements academic support programs and works in collaboration with the Office of Dean of Studies to create supports to to fulfil the Presidential priorities relating to readying students to flourish beyond university, inclusive excellence for distinct student populations including those from international and first generation groups.
• Interviews, hires, trains and supervises, directs and evaluates the work of three full-time Academic Advisors/Assistant Registrars and three Writing CUPE Writing instructors, peer tutors and other student employees. Maintains Registrar’s Office employee files, performance management, attendance records and employee vacation timetables; maintains staff job descriptions.
• On-site supervision of the embedded staff from UofT Student Life offices including full time On-Site Accessibility Advisor and On-Site Learning Strategist.
• Develops and monitors budget for writing instructors, tutors and learning strategist. Identify needs, opportunities and potential sources of funding. Responsible for annual reporting.
• Works with the Registrar to provide leadership and senior level support. Represents Victoria University at various faculty and student Committees, and at the University of Toronto.