Admissions/Scholarships Assessor (Full-time, Temporary)

 
Published: Wednesday, Jan 16, 2013

St. Thomas University is an undergraduate, liberal arts institution whose roots are in the faith and tradition of the Roman Catholic Church. With a full-time enrolment of 2,500, its students graduate with Bachelor of Arts, Applied Arts, Education, and Social Work degrees. The faculty members are distinguished teachers, researchers and scholars, and the university holds four Canada Research Chairs.

St. Thomas University invites applications for a full-time, temporary position of Admissions/ Scholarships Assessor. The successful candidate will work 35 hours/week, Monday – Friday; 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. The incumbent will begin on Monday, February 4, 2013. The anticipated end date of this position is mid-March. The salary is $15.00/hour plus 4% vacation pay.

Reporting to the Director of Admissions, the Admissions/Scholarships Assessor will be responsible for reviewing Canadian applications for admission, and determining applicants’ admissibility based on established entrance criteria. The successful candidate will also evaluate applications for guaranteed awards; organize major scholarship and bursary applications; and complete detailed scholarship summaries for applicants eligible for major renewable scholarships.

Preference will be given to candidates with a university degree. The successful candidate must have good organizational, interpersonal, and time management skills. Excellent attention to detail and the ability to perform tasks which require a high level of accuracy are essential skills for this position.

The closing date for receipt of applications is January 23, 2013, or until the position is filled. Please forward your resume, cover letter, and the names of three references to: Jason Scarbro, Director of Human Resources, St. Thomas University, Fredericton NB E3B 5G3 or by email to hr@stu.ca.

An equal opportunity employer, St. Thomas University is committed to employment equity for women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minority groups, and persons with disabilities. The university welcomes applications from all faiths and backgrounds. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.