Student Advising Consultant (MR3483, SAF1D, GR03)

Job Category: 
Developmental assignments for Management and Professionals


Position Summary:

The candidate will advise Bachelor of Commerce students on course and program selection and information regarding student affairs activities (e.g. transfers, academic credit and standing, etc.). This position will also be responsible for evaluating academic transcripts to determine acceptability, transfer credit, and academic standing; ensure accuracy of student records in assessing individual circumstances and adjust program and/or course requirements. The incumbent will provide guidance to students on Student Affairs policies and procedures related to University and student life.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Advise and promote all programs of study within the BCom Program.
  • Provide degree planning and guidance on choosing majors and/or concentrations, determining appropriate credit load and planning for course registration.
  • Provide guidance to incoming and outgoing exchange students.
  • Analyze past exchange data and maintain current exchange data.
  • Participate in outreach, promotion, program and recruiting events. Hands-on planning for major university and BCom events, such as Parent's Orientation, Discover McGill and Orientation Week and the annual Open House.
  • Act as advisor to all types of advanced standing students.

Education and Experience:


Three (3) years' related experience


Undergraduate degree

One (1) year related experience

Other Qualifying Skills and Abilities:

Advising and student affairs experience. Ability to listen and provide students with appropriate guidance or referrals. Demonstrated ability to deal effectively and diplomatically in delicate situations. Proven knowledge of the functions of the Desautels Faculty of Management and/or the University. Attention to detail. Strong organizational skills with an ability to meet multiple deadlines. Demonstrated ability to work in a MS Office environment and have experience using Banner SIS. English, spoken and written. French, spoken.

Additional Information:

Vacation restriction from mid-August to end of September.

How to Apply:

Please submit your cover letter and curriculum vitae, clearly indicating the reference number, to Desautels Faculty of Management:


McGill University, Desautels Faculty of Management, Area Personnel Office

1001 Sherbrooke Street West (Samuel Bronfman Building), room 312/313

Montreal, Quebec

H3A 1G5


(514) 398-5116


hr.mgmt [at]

The deadline to apply for this position is December 5, 2019 at 5:00 PM.

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

We thank all applicants for their interest in McGill University. However, Desautels Faculty of Management will only contact applicants selected for an interview.

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Desautels Faculty of Management
Bcom Office
Salary Range: 
(Grade 03) $47,000 - $58,800 (midpoint) - $70,600
Approximately one (1) year (maternity leave replacement)
Reporting to: 
Associate Director, Student Affairs
Reference no.: