Funding Advisor

Employment opportunity number
Office of the Registrar
$37.90 to $45.13 (based on 75 hours bi-weekly)
Ayamdigut (Whitehorse) Campus
Closing date

Funding Advisor
Office of the Registrar
Ayamdigut (Whitehorse) Campus
Full time, 2-Year Term Position
Salary: $37.90 to $45.13 per hour
(Based on 75 hours bi-weekly)
Competition No.: 24.66
Closing date: July 3, 2024

The Office of the Registrar is seeking a Funding Advisor to join a dynamic team that supports students applying to graduate from Yukon University.

The funding advisor reports to the Associate Registrar, Registrations & Records, and supports students seeking financial aid during their studies.

The Funding Advisor regularly meets with students to guide them in applying for the best type of available funding for their needs. They will also liaise with territorial, provincial, and federal governments to confirm applications, maintain knowledge of eligibility criteria, and provide updates to regulations and policies. In addition, they will seek out and support new funding opportunities available for students.

The Funding Advisor is also responsible for managing Yukon University awards, scholarships, bursaries, and emergency fund applications.

The preferred candidate for this role will have a bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance, education, psychology, counselling or equivalent work experience. This position not only offers a unique opportunity to contribute to the academic success of our students but also provides a platform for professional growth and development. You will gain experience in Canadian post-secondary financial aid processes and manage complex programs and projects, including research, development, planning, and implementation.

At YukonU, we are committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion. We invite all qualified persons to apply but will prioritize those who self-identify as Yukon First Nations, other First Nations, Métis, Inuit, or other Indigenous ancestry. We believe that a diverse and inclusive team is essential for fostering a supportive and enriching learning environment.

Quoting the employment opportunity number, please send your cover letter and resume to:

Human Resource Services
Yukon University, Box 2799
Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 5K4
Fax: 867 668 8896

Applicants should clearly outline all relevant qualifications since selection for interview will be based on applications submitted. A statement of qualifications, which outlines the selection standards, and a position description are available in PDF format for all Bargaining Unit positions, by following the links above.

Please be prepared to provide official transcripts upon request.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest, but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.