Senior Program Advisor

Athabasca, Alberta
Faculty of Business
AU Athabasca
70,281.80  Annual
42,868.48  Annual
Temporary Full Time
Division Faculty of Business FTE 1.0
Location Name AU Athabasca Position Type Temporary Full Time
Location Athabasca, Alberta Job ID 1461
Posted 09/04/2018 Wage Min 42868.4800
Closing Date 09/25/2018 Wage Max 70281.8000



This position is responsible for advising prospective and active students with regard to the programs and courses offered by the Faculty of Business (primarily Undergraduate programs).

This is a secondment opportunity for full-time and part-time permanent staff.  Should there be no successful candidate through this posting as a secondment appointment, then the position may be filled as a temporary position.  Employees requeting secondment are asked to provide a supporting written submission demonstrating that the secondment is career related.



  • Undergraduate degree and two years’ experience in a post-secondary setting, preferably in advising or student service.  Equivalent education and experience or a combination of these would be considered.
  • Experience in a post-secondary environment with exposure to academic systems such as Student Record systems (Banner), Library systems, Registry systems, Learning Services Tutorial, Finance, Media production and Course Production systems.
  • A working knowledge of computer systems and programs such as Windows, Microsoft Office, IBM Notes, Microsoft Dynamics, O365 and Banner required.
  • Excellent interpersonal, administrative, communication, time management and organizational skills.
  • The ability to work as part of a team to facilitate the student’s learning process.
  • Extensive knowledge of AU’s policies and procedures, especially those that pertain to Faculty of Business programs is an asset.


The full Job Description can be viewed at: Senior Program Advisor

For further information regarding this position, please contact Cheryl Christensen at (780) 675-6105 or via e-mail: