Student Affairs Consultant (MR0030, SAF1D, GR3)

Job Category: 
Developmental assignments for management and excludeds

Position Context:

Advise undergraduate and graduate Law students on the program requirements and course selections. Provide guidance to students on Student Affairs policies and procedures as they relate to University and student life (course requirements, advanced standing, transfer credit, etc.) Organize and participate in outreach, promotion and recruitment events.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide academic student advising to students (First year, Second year, Advance Standing and Transfer students). Interview students and assess academic needs in accordance with established policies and procedures. Inform students on academic issues such as: course registration deadlines, registration procedures, non-law and outside law credits, course selection.
  • Administer the First Year & Second Year Student Life & Learning Series of mandatory workshops with a team of Peer Advisors.
  • Peer Advising: Training and supervising a team of 10+ volunteer Peer Advisors for B.C.L./LL.B. students.
  • Update and edit website materials as well as course and program information in the eCalendar.
  • Co-ordinate the orientation & registration process for 1st year students. Act as liaison between faculties/departments/units and students with regard to procedures and regulations.
  • Support the Admissions office by advising applicants to the B.C.L./LL.B. program when needed. Assist with recruitment activities as needed.


Undergraduate degree

One (1) years related experience



Three (3) years related experience

Other Qualifying Skills and/or Abilities:

Client-focused and service oriented, with a high level of tact, diplomacy, professionalism, and a demonstrated ability to build appropriate rapport and constructive and effective relationships. Demonstrated organizational skills, priority-setting, problem-solving, listening, and verbal and written communication skills and be able to work autonomously and as part of a team. Ability to track, analyze, and synthesize a high volume of information and to handle multiple projects and meet strict deadlines. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of McGill University, the Faculty of Law, and student affairs. Must have demonstrated experience and ease with new technological applications; ability to use PowerPoint, Excel, and databases. Fluent English and French, spoken and written.

How to Apply:

Please submit your cover letter and curriculum vitae, clearly indicating the reference number, to the Faculty of Law at [at]

The deadline to apply for this position is May 25, 2018 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, the Faculty of Law will only contact applicants selected for an interview.

McGill University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We welcome applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated groups to self-identify. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, Professor Angela Campbell, Associate Provost (Equity and Academic Policies) at angela.campbell [at] or 514-398-1660.

Faculty of Law
Salary Range: 
(Grade 03) 45,800 - $57,300 (mid point) - $68,800
One (1) year
Reporting to: 
Manager, Student Affairs
Reference no.: