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Student Affairs Coordinator

Simon Fraser University

Simon Fraser University

Burnaby, BC, Canada
Posted on Monday, June 3, 2024

Who We Are

  • We are a leading research university, advancing an inclusive and sustainable future. Our purpose—the essence of SFU—is to create and connect knowledge, learning and community for deeper understanding and meaningful impact.
  • We are committed to fostering excellence, innovation, belonging and community in all that we do.

About the Role

The Coordinator, Graduate Programs, coordinates the successful delivery of the graduate programs within the Faculty of Applied Sciences. The Coordinator is responsible for the recruitment, admissions, advising and administration of the Applied Sciences graduate programs. This position is responsible for the planning and coordination of internal and external events and workshops and oversees the coordination of the experiential learning opportunities.

Full Job Description


Bachelor's degree and four years of related experience in areas such as post-secondary academic program administration, academic advising, student engagement, and planning; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

  • Excellent knowledge of student engagement and advising principles for undergraduate students.
  • Excellent knowledge of student information systems, word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software, and qualitative analytical software applications (i.e. Tableau).
  • Excellent program administration and event planning skills.
  • Skilled in the use of online modes of communication and learning as well as social media tools, techniques and applications.
  • Ability to exercise cultural sensitivity.

What We Offer

At SFU, our goal is to ensure our people are valued and supported by promoting a healthy work-life balance, professional growth and development, as well as a safe and respectful workplace. We offer continuing employees who belong in the Administrative & Professional Staff Association (APSA):

  • 4 weeks’ vacation (prorated for the first year)*
  • Hybrid-work program for eligible positions
  • Employer paid defined benefit pension plan
  • On-campus tuition waiver for employees and their immediate family members*
  • Off-campus tuition reimbursements and professional development funds*
  • And more! View our benefits brochure

*Prorated for part-time employees

Additional Information

Please include your cover letter and resume in one attachment.

SFU is an equity employer and strongly encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, Indigenous Peoples, visible minorities, people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, persons with disabilities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the university.

We are committed to ensuring that the application and interview process is accessible to all applicants. If you require any assistance or accommodations, please contact