Miss Edgar's & Miss Cramp's School

Academic Advisor

 

 

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Position: Academic Advisor
Start: 2019-08
SchoolMiss Edgar’s & Miss Cramp’s School (ECS)
City: Montreal, Quebec

Posting Date: 2019-08-13

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Academic Advisor

Founded in 1909 by two innovative educators, Miss Edgar’s and Miss Cramp’s School (ECS) attracts and inspires students, teachers, and staff who are visionary and creative thinkers and doers. At the heart of our dynamic culture, the energy and love of learning of the girls from Kindergarten to Grade 11 make working at ECS an extraordinary experience.

We are looking for qualified candidates to fill the following position:

ACADEMIC ADVISOR

START DATE: AUGUST 2019

  • Meets with Senior School students and families one-on-one to discuss and provide information about post-secondary choices throughout the academic year.
  • Provides senior students with information about option courses, changes, and how they bear on CEGEP, or university prerequisites.
  • Disseminates post-secondary information via email communication with students and parents.
  • Meets with students one-on-one to discuss summer programs and assist with applications.
  • Meets with students one-on-one to guide and assist students to complete CVs, letters of intent, personal statements, etc.
  • Completes recommendation letters and reports, as well as assists families with post-secondary applications.
  • Tracks Grades 9,10, and 11 student progress at each reporting period.
  • Meets with Grades 9 to 11 in career education classes for group-advising sessions: to disseminate information, answer questions, and assist with CEGEP applications.
  • Administers, maintains records, and assists students with using the XELLO/Career Cruising website (during career educations classes).
  • Orders, administers and invigilates standardized tests, (i.e. the PSAT).
  • Organizes lunchtime university information sessions, or summer program information sessions for senior students.
  • Acts as liaison, writes letters of recommendation for Grade 11 students attending March of the Living.
  • Maintains a record of all student and/or parents’ meetings in individual student files, particular to the academic advising office.
  • Attends annual academic advisors’ information meetings with CEGEPs and, on occasion, with universities.
  • Organizes fall career fair (finds speakers, organizes spaces, scheduling, etc.) and tri-annual fall post-secondary fair.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree
  • Three to five years of experience as an Academic Advisor
  • Solid knowledge of the Quebec curriculum and Ministry requirements
  • Computer literate
  • Adaptable, flexible, organized, and detail oriented
  • Superior communication skills, bilingualism is an asset
  • Positive, proactive team player with a strong customer service orientation

To apply, please submit your letter of application and resumé by e-mail to [email protected] by Friday, August 23rd, 2019.

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We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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