Industry Liaison Associate (MT0832, SAF1B, GR3)

Job Category: 
Term positions for Management and Professionals


Position Summary:

Provide the integration of McGill's values, standards, and goals with respect to student life and learning into University policies, operations and procedures. Ease students’ integration into University life, support students’ learning and guide them towards a rewarding student life experience by offering a broad range of services in a supportive environment. Provide student admissions and enrolment services for undergraduate, graduate, certificates and diploma programs. Participate in student recruitment fairs, student exchange programs, convocation and graduation activities. Oversee government reporting and compliance. Offer a variety of student services including career planning, campus life and engagement, scholarships and student aid, counselling and tutorial, health and mental health, international student services, immigration, services for students with disabilities, religious life, and other programs. Offer student affairs services including advising, student records, registration and exam and invigilation activities. Offer programs related to athletics and recreation.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide guidance and advice to students seeking work and planning their careers through:
    • Advising, following appointments and drop-in hours
    • Career education workshops, including in-class presentations
    • Development of job search and interview skills through mock-up interviews and portfolio workshops.
  • Act as point of contact for companies recruiting undergraduate, graduate or postgraduate students for summer internships or full-time employment opportunities.
  • Connect architectural offices to architecture students through:
    • Coordination of information sessions with firms, internship and full-time position postings, employer visits, and on-campus job interviews
    • Communication to students regarding working abroad opportunities and architectural competitions
    • Vetting the quality of internships in any given firm, tracking their level of educational and mentorship commitment.
  • Liaise with architectural offices to establish new company relationships, yielding new internship and employment opportunities for architecture students in Canada, the US, and internationally.
  • Prepare School of Architecture corporate packages that promote the Architecture Career Centre to prospective firms, attracting their sponsorship.
  • Organize the visits of our visiting critics and speakers.
  • Organize special school events, including workshops abroad, where students can meet potential future employers.
  • Closely monitor new job market trends, including emerging technologies in the field.
  • Provide a privilege conduit for the School and its faculty to maintain an on-going dialogue with the world of practice, and, most notably, with its alumni.
  • Provide yearly up-to-date student employment statistics and data.

Education and Experience:


Three (3) years' related experience


Undergraduate Degree

One (1) year related experience

Other Qualifying Skills and Abilities:

Undergraduate or Masters’ degree in architecture preferred. Experience working in architecture as well as a solid knowledge of the field. Demonstrated ability to provide career guidance and offer workshops. A self-starter with leadership, communication, writing and presentation skills, who is able to effectively develop and nurture professional relationships. Proven track record in developing and implementing strategic plans and objectives. Demonstrated ability to work in a PC environment using office/outlook. English and French, spoken and written.

How to Apply:

Please submit your electronic application via the web at click on "Application Form" and upload your curriculum vitae and cover letter as one document.

The deadline to apply for this position is February 21, 2020 at 5:00 PM.

*Current employees: please indicate your McGill ID number in your application.*

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Faculty of Engineering
Peter Guo-hua Fu School of Architecture
Salary Range: 
(Grade 03) $47,000 - $58,800 (midpoint) - $70,600
One (1) year, with possibility of extension
Reporting to: 
Administrative Officer
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