Employment Specialist for Students with Disabilities

  • Location: Cape Breton University
  • Competition Number: ESD1910
  • Deadline: October 29, 2019 at 4:00 pm

CBU invites applications for a six-month full-time limited term position in the department of Student Services to commence immediately after selection or shortly thereafter.

The successful candidate will develop positive experiences between employers and students with disabilities in order to improve employment outcomes. This position provides support to students with disabilities in securing employment including co-op placements, internships, practicum placements, summer jobs and part-time employment.

Qualified candidates should send to the Human Resources Department (in PDF format):

  • a letter of application quoting the reference number (ESD1910) and identifying your education and experience as it relates to this position;
  • a resume; and
  • complete contact information of three work related references.


Applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. 29 October, 2019. Applicants who apply by email will receive a return email confirming receipt.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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
Website: www.cbu.ca/careers
Email: humanresources@ns.aliantzinc.ca