Student Development Officer

  • Location: Cape Breton University
  • Competition Number: SDO1910
  • Deadline: October 29, 2019 at 4:00 pm

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

The successful candidate will participate in the continued integration of student supports related to academic advising, coaching, and career services. The SDO will ensure that entering students (primarily first year, but also other new-to-CBU students) receive appropriate academic advice and that they establish productive relationships with faculty, staff, and other students. The SDO will program activities designed to assist students in making critical transitions, develop their academic plans, connect with other students, and engage with learning communities.

View the full job description here.

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

  • a letter of application quoting the reference number (SDO1910) and identifyingyour 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