International Student & Immigration Advisor, Centre for International Education & Global Partnerships – Red River College – Winnipeg, MB

Red River College is a leader in applied learning and

innovation. Our talented team of employees is passionate

about education, innovation, and student success. We

offer competitive salaries, extensive benefits, and the

opportunity for personal and professional growth in a

rewarding career.

We seek diversity in our workplace, Indigenous persons,

women, visible minorities, and individuals with disabilities

are encouraged to apply.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Red River College provides

accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If an applicant requires accommodation during

the application or interview process, Human Resource Services will work with the applicant to meet accommodation needs.

For more information and other employment opportunities, visit rrc.ca/hr

2055 Notre Dame Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3H0J9


International Student & Immigration

Advisor

Centre for International Education & Global Partnerships

Applicants are to clearly demonstrate how they satisfy the selection criteria in their written

submissions and must identify the competition number they are applying for in the subject line of

the email.

An eligibility list may be created for similar casual, part-time, full-time, and term positions

DUTIES

Reporting to the Manager of Global Engagement, the International Student and Immigration Advisor

counsels, educates, and supports a diverse international student population (prospects, applicants, and

enrolled students) to define realistic and attainable academic plans; matches education, interests and

goals with suitable programs; evaluates program readiness based on academic and professional

background and recommends academic upgrading options where appropriate. This position also provides

professional, confidential, ethical and accurate advice for international students in areas such as Study

Permit extension, CO-OP Work Permit, Post-Graduate Work Permit, Temporary Residence Visa,

Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) and other related immigration information. The

International Student Advisor / Immigration Advisor must uphold the standards and policies set by

International Education Act of Manitoba – Bill 44 and other Canadian international education bodies and

associations.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • An undergraduate degree in Education or a Business related field. Other combinations of education
and experience may be considered.

  • A designation with the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC) and
membership in good standing

  • Experience in academic, career and immigration advising
  • Experience working with confidential records and knowledge of FIPPA
  • Extensive experience and proficiency with MS Office Applications (e.g. MS Word, Outlook, Excel,
PowerPoint) and the ability to learn new software quickly and efficiently

  • Knowledge of the International Education Act of Manitoba, Bill 44 and other Canadian international
education bodies and associations

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to work with vast amounts of
information and meet deadlines while working under pressure

  • Ability to maintain effective relationships with College faculty, support staff, and government units
  • Experience in planning, facilitating and managing events (both in-house and virtual) and with virtual
meeting software, such as WebEx Meeting and MS Team

  • Experience with conflict resolution and ability to handle difficult conversations
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Values Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Commitment to lifelong learning
ASSETS

  • Knowledge of other language(s) such as Portuguese, Spanish, Hindi, Cantonese and/or Mandarin
and International work experience (desired).

  • Working experience in a post-secondary education sector.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • This position may be required to work evenings and/or weekends
  • May be required to work at various RRC campuses
  • This position may be required to travel

COMPETITION NUMBER

2020-130

CLOSING DATE

October 15, 2020

SALARY
$57,780 – 79,057 per annum

POSITION LOCATION

Notre Dame Campus

(Winnipeg, MB)

POSITION TYPE
Full-Time Position Available

APPLY BY EMAIL TO

humanresources@rrc.ca

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