Work Study: Academic Advising Assistant (Student Affairs)

  • Location: Cape Breton University-Remote
  • Deadline: October 12, 2020 at 5:00 pm

Job Description:

The student employee will work as a part of the advising team in helping to prepare for the January 2021 intake of new students. They will be assisting in the managing of appointments, connecting students to proper supports/services, and assisting students through the registration process.


  • Returning CBU student having completed at least 1 full academic year.
  • Strong knowledge of CBU student services and supports.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills including email, excel, and Teams.
  • Strong understanding of CBU student accounts including Moodle and Compass.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Strong time management and organization skills.


  • Managing student advising appointment schedules
  • Creating and maintaining appointment database
  • Managing FYAC email account (answering inquiries, directing students to proper supports etc)
  • Attending regular team meetings
  • Creating resources for students including How-To videos and workshops.
  • Assisting students with registration, navigating the CBU systems, and understanding student accounts.

How to Apply:  Forward Cover Letter & Resume to Alyssa MacDonald

Application Deadline: October 12, 2020