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Job Search Advisor - York University

This is a Temporary, Full-time position.

Category: Education
Province: Toronto, Ontario
Position: Job Search Advisor
Deadline: November 14, 2017
Posted: November 1, 2017

Job Description / Duties

We are currently recruiting for a Job Search Advisor to work with the Career Centre for this exciting temporary opportunity.

Do you possess at least 2 years’ of recent experience facilitating career and job search skills development? Do you possess knowledge of current job search strategies & methods? Do you possess enthusiasm for existing and emerging job search strategies as well as maintaining awareness of new developments in the field? Do you have excellent written and verbal communication, presentation, organization and decision making skills? If so, keep reading!

In this role, you will provide informed and responsive in-person job search support to students and recent graduates. This individual works as a member of the Career Development team to facilitate individual employment and job search advising and job search workshops. The Job Search Advisor will assist students with action plans and skills in order for them to be successful in their individual job search and in their broader career goals.

Qualifications / Required Skills

To be considered for this opportunity, you will possess:
A University Degree, plus specialized training in job search strategies and career development or equivalent combination of education and experience. In addition, the successful incumbent will possess 2 years’ recent related experience facilitating career and job search skills development (e.g. advising students on job search skills, developing and delivering job search skills workshops, etc.) preferably working with students and new graduates in a fast-paced post-secondary environment.

Additional Information

York University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University's employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and aboriginal persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code. York University is committed to employment equity and diversity and a positive and supportive environment.

York University offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you are contacted by York University regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise if you require accommodation. Please note, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Contact Information

To apply to this exciting opportunity or for full position details, qualifications and application procedures go to and refer to posting# YUSA-10771.
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Employer Profile

York University is known for championing new ways of thinking that drive teaching and research excellence. Our 53,000 students receive the education they need to create big ideas that make an impact on the world. Meaningful and sometimes unexpected careers result from cross-discipline programming, innovative course design and diverse experiential learning opportunities. York students and graduates push limits, achieve goals and find solutions to the world’s most pressing social challenges, empowered by a strong community that opens minds. York U is an internationally recognized research university – our 11 faculties and 24 research centres have partnerships with 200+ leading universities worldwide.