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International Educational Advisor

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Full or Part Time: 
Full Time
Closing Date: 
Friday, June 15, 2012

We create an exceptional learning environment committed to preparing learners for leadership, service and success.

INTERNATIONAL Educational advisor, GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS, Saudi Arabia

Competition Number 12-59R

Kwantlen Polytechnic University has an exciting opportunity for an International Educational Advisor to provide guidance and advice to international students from partner programs in Saudi Arabia. In this role, you will provide advice and support to students in developing educational plans, achieving career and educational goals and help students to understand and ensure compliance with the requirements of their study permits as defined by the Canadian Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. This will involve conducting student interviews to assist with course selection, program planning and developing success skills as well as delivering workshops. 

The ability to speak and write fluently in both Arabic and English is required.  Superior public speaking, presentation and organizational skills are also essential. Minimum qualifications include a baccalaureate degree and two years of advising experience in a post-secondary setting.  Candidates must possess a strong understanding of secondary and post-secondary educational systems including career opportunities for university graduates.  They must also possess understanding of international educational systems (particularly in the Middle East) as well as an understanding of international student and cross-cultural issues. Demonstrated analytical skills including problem solving, needs analysis and the ability to develop flexible approaches toward work procedures are essential.

Please forward your resume, including photocopies of post secondary transcripts, quoting competition number 12-59R by June 15, 2012  to : Human Resource Services, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, 12666 72 Avenue, Surrey, B.C.  V3W 2M8  Fax: (604) 599-2111 or email to 

We thank all applicants for their interest in Kwantlen Polytechnic University.

However, only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.