Academic Attendant (2 positions available)

Brandon University Posted: August 16th, 2019
Expires: August 30th, 2019


Academic Attendant – Student Accessibility Services

Applications are to be received by: 4:30 p.m. on August 30, 2019

Classification: Student Assistant IV

Employee Group: PSAC

Job Title: Academic Attendant

Department: Student Accessibility Services/Student Services

Wage: $15.63 per hour

Hours of Work: 25-30 per week

Start Date: September 1, 2019

Number of Positions Available: 2

Length of Appointment: September 2019-April 2020


Brandon University is seeking a Personal Academic Attendant to provide the following tasks beginning in September 2019:

  • Attend classes with assigned student;
  • Take notes for assigned student;
  • Organize and attend regularly scheduled work period with assigned student;
  • Work with assigned student on academic-related tasks including acting as a scribe in completion of assignments, essays, tests, and exams;
  • Liaise with SAS, the student, and their family; and
  • Other related duties as assigned.


  • Excellent listening skills and demonstrated ability to identify essential components of orally presented information;
  • Strong note taking skills;
  • Excellent knowledge of English grammar, spelling and academic vocabulary;
  • Knowledge of MS Office, computers and other peripheral equipment (copier, printer);
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours that correspond to the students’ schedule;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Punctual;
  • Two years of coursework at the post-secondary level;
  • Experience with the subject matter is an asset;
  • Previous experience working with individuals with a disability is an asset.

Interested individuals should forward a resume and cover letter with names/contact information of three references to:

Morganna Malyon, Student Accessibility Services Associate
Room 106, A. E. McKenzie Building
Brandon University, 270-18th Street
Brandon, MB R7A 6A9

Brandon University is committed to equity, welcomes diversity, and hires on the basis of merit.  All qualified individuals who may contribute to the diversification of the University, especially women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, and persons of all sexual orientations and genders are encouraged to apply.  Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority.  Evidence of citizenship must be provided.

To ensure this employment opportunity is accessible to all interested individuals, please advise of any accessibility needs by contacting the Human Resources office at (204)727-9782 or posting is available in an alternate format.