Two roles available
Term: 2 year
Term 18 Months
The Student Advisor’s role is to be the primary support person for students during their co-op experience at Waterloo. Student Advisors support the student and their employer supervisor during the work term to ensure a successful work experience. Student Advisors also support students when they are on an academic term but in the recruiting process for their next work term, offering support for a successful job search. The Student Advisor is an integral part of a service team supporting our students and employers, and works collaboratively with Account Managers, Account Coordinators, their own regional team, and other staff, to ensure success of those stakeholders with Co-operative Education.
Support students during their recruitment term to build job search techniques and to secure relevant and valuable work experiences
Support students during their work term to resolve issues and ensure a successful employment experience
Strengthen and leverage on-campus relationship for the enhancement of our student support system
Promote Student Advising Best Practices and Continuous Improvement, participate in professional development opportunities
The University of Waterloo acknowledges that much of our work takes place on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples. Our main campus is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land granted to the Six Nations that includes six miles on each side of the Grand River. Our active work toward reconciliation takes place across our campuses through research, learning, teaching, and community building, and is co-ordinated within our Office of Indigenous Relations.
The University values the diverse and intersectional identities of its students, faculty, and staff. The University regards equity and diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to accessibility for all employees. The University of Waterloo seeks applicants who embrace our values of equity, anti-racism and inclusion. As such, we encourage applications from candidates who have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including applicants who identify as First Nations, Métis and/or Inuk (Inuit), Black, racialized, a person with a disability, women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
The University of Waterloo is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. If you have any application, interview, or workplace accommodation requests, please contact Human Resources at email@example.com or 519-888-4567, ext. 45935.