Math & Science Centre Advisor


CBU invites applications for a full-time position in the Reading & Writing Centre to commence September 2019.

One of Canada’s youngest and most ambitious universities, CBU recognizes its location on Cape Breton Island as part of Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq people. CBU offers a comprehensive set of liberal arts, science, and professional programs and a unique commitment to community, economic development, aboriginal learning, and research into many aspects of environment and culture. Currently home to approximately 5000 students, CBU’s vision of higher education allows students to pursue diverse fields of study in programs with national reputations in final year student satisfaction, faculty-student interaction, and employability.

Reporting to the Director, Student Affairs the successful candidate will hire, train, and schedule student tutors to staff the centre. Also, the advisor will support the on-going development of the student tutors and help ensure a positive working environment is established and maintained.

Candidates should have a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (Science, Engineering or Business). Also, the candidate should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Education with a minimum of 5 years’ experience; a combination of a relevant degree and significant experience in student development may also be considered.

The union affiliation of this position is with the Cape Breton University Faculty Association.


Job Description

Application Details

Qualified candidates should send a letter of application quoting the reference number (MSC1907), a complete dossier including a curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three current letters of reference (sent directly to CBU) to the Human Resources Department. Applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. 29 July 2019. Applicants who apply by email quoting the reference number (pdf format preferred) will receive a return email confirming receipt.

Cape Breton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


Cape Breton University

Human Resources Dept.

P.O. Box 5300, 1250 Grand Lake Road

Sydney, NS  B1P 6L2