Closing Date: February 22, 2023 at 4:30 PM
We thank all those who apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
WHAT WE OFFER:
Full-Time | 1-Year Term | Fredericton | On-Campus
Standard Work Hours:
Mon - Fri | 8:15 am - 4:30 pm | 36.25 hours per week
$44,556.00 - $55,695.00 per annum
UNB offers a large variety of benefits for employees, including a full pension, a minimum of three weeks of vacation annually, the Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP), and dental, life, and health insurance.
- Work with Wabanaki community Directors of Education to help provide and structure processes for pre-admission career and program advising for Indigenous students applying to UNB.
- Perform career and financial-skills-based intake assessments. Create individualized action plans with students including referrals to other student and community support professionals.
- Conduct group and 1-on-1 advising sessions on resume building, interview preparation, career advising, time management, interpersonal conflict resolution, and similar topics within a two-eyed seeing framework.
- Guide Indigenous learners in developing success plans that include setting goals and identifying, planning for and overcoming potential obstacles, and monitoring progress toward goals.
- Provide information on supports that are available to students studying virtually while remaining in their communities. Provide students with information and referrals to Indigenous and Student Services Supports.
- Work closely with Indigenous students to support financial literacy and budgeting to achieve an understanding of students' individual levels of financial need.
- Assist students with finding and applying for Grants, Bursaries, and scholarships for Indigenous Students. Refer students to the Financial Aid office for emergency assistance.
- Provide information on work-study, Future Wabanaki, the office of experiential learning and other employment programs offered on and off campus.
- Provide job coaching for alumni as they transition into the workforce.
- Assist students who are transferring from community to campus-based programs learn about student supports and services available and explore degree options.
- Supervise Student Interns at the MWC.
- Coordinate employer information sessions virtually and on campus to help inform students of employment opportunities.
- Organize student engagement and wellness activities to build a sense of community with UNB's indigenous students.
- Monitor student retention and employment levels to create resources to address common barriers.
- Assist with campus-wide orientation and events promoting student supports on campus to raise awareness of resources at MWC.
- Support the ongoing, and newly developed, Indigenous Student Initiatives of the university as well as special projects that arise from time to time.
- Act as UNB's main contact for Indigenous Student Employment and Career Development.
WHAT YOU BRING:
- A University Degree in a related field (Arts, Business, Etc.)
- At least 3 years of experience as an indigenous coordinator or similar role.
- A Certificate in New Brunswick Career Development is considered an asset.
- A certificate as a Career Strategist is considered an asset.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
- Ability to manage interactions with diplomacy, discretion, confidentiality, and cultural sensitivity.
WHO WE ARE:
This position is part of the PSAC, Local 60551 employee group and falls under the PTSU Collective Agreement.
UNB is situated on the unceded territory of the Wolastoqiyik and Mi'kmaq peoples along the banks of the beautiful and bountiful Wolastoq river, a region recognized worldwide for its natural beauty. UNB is a comprehensive university with a long history of excellence in teaching and research.
COMMITMENT TO EQUITY, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION