NCAA Academic Advisor Simon Fraser University Canada

NCAA Academic Advisor

Employment Duration
Temporary Full Time


Closing Date
January 28, 2019

Union/Affiliation:Administrative and Professional Staff (APSA)

Pay range:$55,943 To $66,807 Annually

# of openings:1 Position

Grade:7 Biweekly


The NCAA Academic Advisor assists students with the planning of their academic program. This includes consideration of the appropriateness of the selected program for the student, advising on career options, advising on options available when in academic difficulty and referral to resources available through other University departments and the community. The NCAA Academic Advisor will work primarily with the NCAA student-athlete population and will be familiar with relevant NCAA rules and policies. The incumbent must be prepared to advise students on the academic requirements of all programs offered at or through Simon Fraser University at all campuses, on University regulations regarding academic performance, withdrawals and appeals. The incumbent also acts as a referral agent to services offered by Student Services departments, including Financial Assistance, Career Services, Counselling Services, Cooperative Education and other departments.



  • Undergraduate degree and three years of related experience which includes staff supervision and training, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. 
  • Excellent knowledge of post-secondary regulations and academic requirements. Excellent knowledge of NCAA academic rules and regulations. 
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills and demonstrated attention to detail. 
  • Ability to exercise mature judgment and initiative. 
  • Good knowledge of the administration of student financial assistance. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills. 
  • Excellent organizational skills and written communication skills. 
  • Good knowledge with on-line modes of communication and learning. 
  • Ability to arrange transportation to various work locations.


Assignment End Date: August 31, 2020

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