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Enrolment Services Advisor - The University of British Columbia

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Province: Vancouver, British Columbia
Position: Enrolment Services Advisor
Deadline: January 13, 2019
Posted: January 2, 2019

Job Description / Duties

The Enrolment Service Advisor (ESA) is an advising specialist who is a highly visible representative of Enrolment Services (ES) and the University.

Each ESA is assigned a portfolio of 900-1100 students and is responsible for guiding those students throughout their entire student experience. The ESA provides professional advice for students (international and domestic) across ES areas of responsibility, including: student financial support, admission, domestic student recruitment, tuition, fee assessment and collection, student records, registration, and transfer credit. ESAs also support up to approximately 25,000 prospective domestic students, annually.

The ESA uses in-depth knowledge and understanding of all areas of the registrarial profession to design, deliver, and evaluate enrolment services in order to support the success, personal development and financial wellness of current students as well as prospective undergraduate students. ESAs are responsible for student advising and project management in all areas of the registrarial profession including financial aid and financial wellness, tuition and fees, records and registration, admissions and recruitment.

The ESA requires a wide understanding of this multi-faceted regulatory environment to advise each individual student in context. The ESA uses knowledge of systems, policies, regulations, and guidelines and exercises professional judgment to solve unusual and complex problems that cross organizational boundaries. The ESA develops, manages and leverages relationships and strategic partnerships to effectively resolve student issues, streamline processes and complete projects.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline. Post-secondary education and/or training in student services, student affairs, or a related field is an asset. Minimum of three to four years of related experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience required in a service centered environment, preferably within student services. Experience in student or client advising or counseling is essential. Experience with interpreting, applying and advising on policies and procedures. Sound and current knowledge on best practices in enrolment or student services, or comparable work experience; experience in at least one the following areas preferred: student records, registration, student recruitment, admissions, and student financial support. Proficiency with standard office software required. Experience applying technology to improve student and or client services an asset. Previous experience with Student Information Systems or other enterprise database solutions/customer relationship management systems preferred.

Ability to provide effective and appropriate guidance and counsel (e.g., career counselling). A skilled listener, with the ability to identify and respond to sensitive issues with empathy and diplomacy. Must be resourceful and able to analyze problems, identify key information and issues and exercise initiative and creativity to develop effective solutions. Ability to independently exercise superior judgment to make important decisions on matters of varying complexity. Proven ability to use an inclusive approach to develop and cultivate relationships with students, faculty, staff and members of the external community. Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills required. Demonstrated accuracy and attention to detail, especially when working under pressure to meet deadlines. Ability to collaborate and share expertise within a team environment. Ability to provide leadership and supervise staff. Demonstrated time management skills with the ability to effectively prioritize, multi-task and organize work.

Enthusiasm and capacity for continuous learning and development. Must have a valid BC Driver's license, access to a vehicle and the ability to travel on occasion. Experience working with different cultures and/or multilingual ability is an asset.

Additional Information

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Job ID: 32205

Salary: $65,634.00 (minimum) - $78,791.00 (midpoint) - $94,550.00 (maximum)

Contact Information

Heather Mitchell
Associate Director, Student Support & Advising
Enrolment Services, UBC