Academic Skills Specialist, Part-time, Term, Student Services

Applications are invited for a part-time term (5 months) appointment as an Academic Skills Specialist in the Academic Skills Centre (Mathematics) of Student Services.

The Academic Skills Centre offers one-to-one and small group instruction designed to help students understand and use mathematics.  The duties of the Academic Skills Specialist will include assessing the needs of students and groups of students, developing, implementing and executing programs and services to meet these needs, and training and supervising Group and Peer Tutors.  The Academic Skills Specialist will participate in the general initiatives of Student Services and collaborate with faculty in the development of targeted workshops.

Rank:  Professional Associate will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Applicants must hold a minimum of Master’s degree in mathematics or statistics and demonstrate experience and expertise in assisting students to master concepts of statistics, algebra and calculus and their application across disciplines.  Relevant training experience will be considered an asset.

Salary:  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application deadline:  January 31, 2022

Start date: Upon availability of candidate 

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, transcripts, and the names and addresses of three references to:

Katie Gross, Dean of Students
Student Services
Fax:  204-727-7461



NOTE:  The successful candidate will be expected to be available to work on campus, and will be required to provide proof of vaccination in accordance with Brandon University’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.


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.


We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment.  This starts with the hiring process.  If you require an accommodation during any phase of the evaluation process, please indicate it in your cover letter.  All information received related to an accommodation is kept confidential.  To ensure this employment opportunity is accessible to all interested individuals, this posting is available in an alternate format upon request.

Posted January 4, 2022