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Title Career Centre Assistant
Division Student Affairs
Category Support Staff
Type Temporary
Incumbent Vacant
Salary $24.91 – $28.88 per hour
Band F
Hours 35 hours per week
Campus St. James
Effective Date ASAP – September 13, 2013
  • Manages and controls front line activity in the St. James Career Centre.
  • Selects and evaluates job search reference materials.
  • Recruits, trains and mentors student staff.
  • Assists and guides students in the use of relevant career information/resources.
  • Manages all information and communications relating to the St. James Career Centre.
  • Responsible for addressing all student and staff questions and requests for career appointments or inquiries.
  • Updates employer, industry and sector information on a regular basis; ensures resources are current.
  • Handles employer inquiries, job postings and request for information.
  • Works with the Career Advisors in the coordination and provision of on campus career events.
  • Aids and participates in a variety of career recruitment programs and activities such as job fairs, internships, job shadowing, mentoring, guest speaker forums and volunteer programs.
  • Actively participates in college wide projects involving the development of career related resource/course materials where appropriate.
  • Runs reports and generates statistical information on a regular basis.
  • Participates in departmental meetings, program advisory committees, external professional associations and education shows.
  • Other related duties as assigned.
  • Two year diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution in Marketing, Business Administration, Human Resources, Career Counselling, or equivalent.
  • Minimum three years’ experience in a student services, human resources or recruitment environment; experience with college administration, policies and practices, and/or in a career services environment is preferred.
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and internet applications; experience culminating statistical reports.
  • Experience managing student staff.
  • Strong oral and written English communication skills with experience delivering front line service to customers preferably in a student service setting; proven ability to communicate with students, faculty and employers.
  • Ability to assess students for proper referral; understanding of accommodating students with special needs.
  • Strong interpersonal and conflict resolution skills; well-developed analytical and problem solving skills in order to identify problems, determine possible solutions, and select appropriate actions.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills; ability to meet deadlines and changing priorities.
  • Ability to work in an environment where a diversity of people and situations are encountered.


Interview process may consist of a practical skills component.


The College requires proof of degrees, credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post secondary institutions and/or their international equivalents. Credentials may require validation at the time of interviews.

To Apply
To apply submit a covering letter and resume combined in one (1) document.
Preference will be given to qualified internal candidates in accordance with the applicable collective agreement. Should a suitable candidate not be found, external candidates will be considered. George Brown College is dedicated to employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, racial/visible minorities and aboriginal peoples.
Competition # 12-230
Closing Date January 8, 2013