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School: Burman University
Posted: November 20, 2019
Job Title: Tenure-track Faculty Position in Psychology
Deadline: Until Filled
Description: The Psychology Program at Burman University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Psychology. Instructional roles include teaching a wide variety of psychology classes including Introduction to Psychology, Behaviour Modification, Experimental Psychology, Counselling Psychology, and History of Psychology. Experience in supervising practicum students and senior research projects is an asset. In addition to teaching, the successful applicant will be expected to be actively engaged in research and publication.

The ideal candidate will be committed to excellence in teaching, advising, and mentoring students. Other responsibilities include academic advising and service on university-wide committees. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to Christian higher education, and be a dedicated Seventh-day Adventist Christian committed to integrating his or her faith with teaching and scholarship. Applicants should have ability to use technology effectively in teaching and learning, bring real-world experiences to the classroom and student research projects, the ability to work collaboratively, and evidence of scholarly activity. Applicants must be eligible to work in Canada, eligible to become Registered psychologists in Alberta and hold memberships in professional organizations.
Contact: Noble Donkor
6730 University Drive
Lacombe, AB T4L 2E5
Phone: (403) 782-3381
E-mail: ndonkor@burmanu.ca

School: Burman University
Posted: December 2, 2019
Job Title: Student Life Advisor
Deadline: Until Filled
Description: Responsible to work with Vice President of Student Services to ensure campus programs and events, campus clubs and organizations, and other student activities reflect the Vision, the Mission, and the Core Values of Burman University for positive intellectual, physical, social, and spiritual growth in students.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Direct the non-academic student services including:
CueQuest (New Student Orientation)
Campus Calendar – Burman University events,
Social Life and activities (Saturday Night
events) and Spiritual Life events
Ensure social/spiritual/service activities are organized, advertised and implemented as printed in the Calendar of Events when needed.
Student Clubs and Organizations
Serve as an advisor to the sponsors and club officers of all clubs and other student organizations (i.e. Band, Choir, Orchestra, Acronaires, Sunday @ 4), monitoring their budgets/schedules/tours.
Ensure that club sponsors, as approved by the VP Student Services, are actively in place at the beginning of each year; obtain a renewal form from each club to streamline club goals and objectives during personnel changes; work with club officers as needed to develop budgets, constitutions, programming, and activities, and to secure a sponsor.
Handle student behavior expectations through assisting in policy design and implementation, judicial procedures and follow-through of discipline committee expectations.

Committees: Calendar of Events, Saturday Night Coordinating, Publication Board, Dean’s Council, Campus Life Committee, Chair of Discipline Committee.
Complete other projects and duties as assigned


JOB STANDARD AND REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION/TRAINING
• Bachelors Degree


EXPERIENCE
• Up to 3 years of related experience

SKILLS & RESPONSIBILITY
• Employs exceptional customer service skills in person, on the phone and online
• Is proficient in Microsoft Office computer programs (Word, Excel and Access)
• Maintains working knowledge of general office procedures and basic bookkeeping
• Enjoys being a part of a team that makes students a priority
• Communicates effectively using oral and written language. These interactions typical require tact, judgement, courtesy in communicating and applying human relations skills.
• Finds it a pleasure to interact with students

EFFORT & ADDITIONAL ATTRIBUTES
• Work involves a moderate degree of alertness and concentration to complete job tasks.
• Ability to exert light physical effort (up to 5kg)
• Professional, responsible and personable with a positive work attitude
• Dedicated and active member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church
• Passionate about Adventist education supporting the vision, mission and core values of Burman University

For more details visit: https://www.burmanu.ca/humanresources/jobopportunities

Submit Resume & Cover Letter to hroffice@burmanu.ca
Contact: Dawnette Baldeo
6730 UNIVERSITY DRIVE, RM A109
Lacombe, AB T4L 2E5
Phone: (203) 231-9479
E-mail: hr@burmanu.ca