Support Staff Employment Opportunity

Director, International Student Advisor

Student Affairs & Services: International Student Advisor UNB Fredericton

Competition #:#135-13.14Closing Date:March 7, 2014 4:30PM
Employment Group:A.P.T.Salary or Rate:$53,226 - $69,194 Per Annum
Employment Date:(tentative)April 1, 2014Hours per Week:Full-Time (36.25 HPW)
Position Length:(tentative)ContinuingFunding:University Budget


The Director of the International Student Advisor’s Office (ISAO) is responsible for ensuring that international students are provided with the appropriate programs and services needed to support them in achieving their academic goals. The Director provides leadership and strategic direction within the office and throughout the university and works with campus and community partners to foster a welcoming, supportive, and inclusive environment for international students.
Representative Responsibilities
   Assess the needs of international students on the UNBF campus through program assessments, office statistics, campus-wide outreach, and other methods, and support the development of relevant programs and services.
   Oversee the management of transition and retention programs and services that assist international student in accomplishing their educational objectives.
   Provide emergency crisis intervention services to the international student community during and after regular working hours.
   Maintain up-to-date knowledge of current immigration, visa, and permit regulations, guidelines, and conditions.
   Handle human resources functions for the ISAO: hire, train, and supervise staff; recruit, train, and mentor student and community volunteers.
   Prepare annual budgets and manage day-to-day expenditures within approved budget.
   Participate as a member of the Student Affairs and Services management team.
   Provide consultation, training, and support to faculty, staff, and student leaders about international student issues.
   Advise the university on policies and practices related to the support of international students.
   Work collaboratively with the International Relations Office on UNB internationalization initiatives.
   Foster close contact with municipal, provincial, and federal groups and organizations related to the integration of international students in the community.
   Prepare and submit funding proposals to outside agencies.
   Prepare reports as appropriate/requested regarding international students and operation of ISAO.
   Work collaboratively with the International Recruitment Centre to support recruitment of international students.
   Master’s Degree and 5 or more years of directly related work experience.
   Demonstrated knowledge in the following areas: issues facing international students, intercultural theory and practices, and student development theory.
   Program planning, implementation, and assessment skills.
   Experience managing, supervising, and mentoring.


For more information, please contact:

UNB Fredericton
Human Resources Room 102
Physics & Admin. Building
Fax: 506-453-4611

UNB Saint John
Financial & Admin. Services
Room 114/115, Oland Hall
Fax: 506-648-5714

We thank all applicants for their interest but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Applications will be accepted ONLY until the end of regular business hours on the closing date.