Two positions available:
1. 35 hours per week
2. 17.5 hours per week
Reporting to the Executive Director of Student Affairs the Counsellor will:
Successful candidates will participate in a wide range of activities, including, student support; institutional, faculty and departmental committee meetings and other initiatives; and professional activities in keeping with their disciplines in and outside the institution.
Master's degree in Counselling, Psychology (Counselling or Clinical), or Social Work from an appropriately accredited instution. Certification with a degree-appropriate governing/legal body or association.
Excellent crisis management, intervention, and problem solving skills. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing with students, colleagues, referral sources, and the campus community. Commitment to ongoing professional development.
Experience and knowledge of programs and services in a post-secondary educational institution. Three to five years relevant supervised clinical counselling experience at the graduate level.|
NOTE: Previous applicants to this posting will find their application materials in the 'My Applications' section of the VIU Applicant Portal. Please open your application, delete your cover letter, and upload a new cover letter specifying (in the subject line) if you want to apply for only the full-time job, only the part-time job, or both.
Cover letter with the subject line indicating which position (or both) is being applied for
Name and contact information for three people willing to provide a reference
Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
|Posting Period:||January 23, 2014 - March 19, 2014|
Vancouver Island University regrets that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.|
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Vancouver Island University embraces the principle of employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and people of Aboriginal descent.