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Employee Group: Part-time
Faculty/Department: Student Affairs - Centre for Indigenous Learning and Support
Campus: All Campuses (May be assigned activity at any Sheridan campus)
Reference Number: 18/PT/65
Hourly Rate: $30.00 – $60.00
Start Date: September 2018
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Specific Responsibilities Include:
Developing and maintaining appropriate mentoring programs that support the unique needs of Indigenous students.
Interviewing individuals to explore personal or social difficulties or vocational/educational decision making, including referring students as appropriate to proper professional help; facilitating discussion/dialogue between students, faculty and administration and connecting students to Indigenous community agencies.
Group mentoring as a non-instructional activity.
Assisting administration, faculty and staff, in a consultative role in identifying student problems, dealing with student problems, and relationship problems among students.
Providing educational/vocational information to students or directing them to available sources.
Participating in the orientation of new students to the College to ensure students are aware of the supports available at the Centre for Indigenous Learning and Support
Teaching about Indigenous political issues and cultural knowledge as assigned.
In addition, the Knowledge Keeper may, from time to time, be called upon to contribute to other areas ancillary to the Knowledge Keeper’s role, such as student recruitment and selection, student employment, liaison with community service programs and agencies, professional development and control of supplies and equipment.
Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous People, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Sheridan is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. At any stage of the hiring process, Human Resources will work with applicants requesting accommodation.
Note: Copies of educational credentials are requested at the time of an interview. As a condition of employment, Sheridan requires confirmation of educational credentials in the form of an official Canadian transcript or an official evaluation of international credentials which determines Canadian equivalency.