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Career and Recruitment Specialist, Accounting/Consulting

Dalhousie University
Position Title Career and Recruitment Specialist, Accounting/Consulting
Department/Unit Rowe School of Business
Location Halifax
Posting Number S165-19
Employee Group DPMG
Position Type Term
Duration of Contract (if applicable) Term end date June 30, 2021
Employment Type Full Time
Full-time Equivalency (FTE) 1.0
Salary $51,504 - $69,683 per annum
Classification ADM-05
About Dalhousie University

Dalhousie University is Atlantic Canada’s leading research-intensive university and a driver of the region’s intellectual, social and economic development. Located in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia, with an Agricultural Campus in Truro/Bible Hill, Dalhousie is a truly national and international university, with more than half of our 19,000 students coming from outside of the province. Our 6,000 faculty and staff foster a vibrant, purpose-driven community, that celebrated 200 years of academic excellence in 2018.

Job Summary

Graduates of the Faculty of Management are leaders and managers in the business sector, public sector, and civil society who live the Faculty’s vision of managing for the betterment of society. The Faculty has been recognized for its innovative, values-based approach to management education and research. Management Career Services (MCS) provides work-integrated learning opportunities and career education for students in the Corporate Residency MBA, Bachelor of Commerce Co-op, and Bachelor of Management programs, and supports various career education programming for students in other graduate programs within the Faculty of Management. Reporting to the Director of Management Career Services, the Career and Recruitment Specialist, Accounting/Consulting delivers career development services and resources to Faculty of Management (FoM) students of Dalhousie University, and external organizations regarding FoM programs, policies and career connections initiatives.

Key Responsibilities

- Consult on an individual basis with students to assist in the development of their career development action plans.

- Manage all activities related to the work terms for students and employers in the Faculty of Management such as Bachelor of Commerce Co-op, MBA Corporate Residencies and Bachelor of Management Internships in the accounting/consulting sector.

- Identify, connect with, develop and enhance relationships with employers, alumni and external associations to achieve a strong engagement with the Faculty of Management.

- Manage and coordinate a variety of assigned events.

- Participate in the facilitation of group learning activities.


Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline (Master’s degree preferred) plus approximately five years related experience (or equivalent combination of training and experience) in student services, student advising, career and employment services, coaching, or mentoring; strong preference for prior experience within work integrated learning. The ability to engage stakeholders in initiatives in order to generate participation and the ability to communicate and develop relationships at all levels of external organizations is required. Excellent customer service and written and oral communication skills are necessary, as is experience in the development and facilitation of workshops and presentations. The ability to communicate with and understand the needs of a diverse student population is required and prior experience within a university environment would be considered an asset.

Job Competencies

The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate proficiency in Dalhousie’s core and leadership competencies (, in particular:

- Self-Awareness & Professionalism
- Respect & Inclusion
- Knowledge & Thinking Skills
- Communication
- Relationship Building

Additional Information

Dalhousie University supports a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Our total compensation package includes a defined benefit pension plan, health and dental plans, a health spending account, an employee and family assistance program and a tuition assistance program.

Application Consideration

Applications from university employees and external candidates are given concurrent consideration. Among short-listed candidates, university employees will be given special consideration.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Diversity Statement

Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit

Posting Detail Information
Number of Vacancies 1
Open Date 09/19/2019
Close Date 09/26/2019
Open Until Filled No

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