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Douglas College

Career Development Practitioner for Career Hubs of the Future

Burnaby, BC
Full Time
7 days ago
Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Career Development Practitioner for Career Hubs of the Future Posting Number 01762SA Location Burnaby Grade or Pay Level See Salary Range Salary Range To be determined Position Type Contract Employment Posting Type Internal/External Regular/Temporary Contract Employment Type Full-Time Posting Category Training Group Start Date 02/15/2023 End Date 09/30/2023 Day of the Week Mondays to Fridays Shift N/A Work Arrangements
This position operates out of the Douglas College Burnaby Training Centre with occasional work from other Douglas College locations and/or remote.

This position is subject to funding approval.
What Douglas Offers
DO what you love. Be good at it. That's how Douglas College defines a great career. It's a philosophy that resonates through our classrooms, our offices and our boardrooms. It inspires our students and drives us to make Douglas College one of BC's Top Employers. We love what we do. And we're looking for passionate, motivated people to join us in making one of Canada's best colleges even better.
The Role
The Career Development Practitioner will contribute to developing a "dual-client" career guidance service model that bridges the career development needs of working adults and employers. The role will proactively guide working Canadians in identifying meaningful and viable career advancement or transition options, as well as support them in strategizing personalized career development plans to achieve their goals.


Needs Assessment
    •engage with project partners, researchers and all stakeholders to develop a deep understanding of the needs of working Canadians in career transition; •identify key sectors and employers and participate in discovery conversations about pathways and laddering for existing employees; •collaborate with partners to share promising findings to inform concept generation.

Concept Generation
    •market, recruit and identify participants to contribute to the co-design of the model; •generate employer-led career guidance opportunities for working Canadians;

Career Development
    •understand, apply and reference career theories; •identify suitable action planning activities and documentation for working Canadians; •locate gaps in career development and make recommendations for upskilling opportunities;

Prototyping & Testing
    •participate in implementing the new career services prototype in BC; •test the theory with up to 30 working Canadian participants.

    •work collaboratively with reserchers; •perform other duties as needed.
To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need
CCDP designation and 5 years directly related experience;
excellent written and verbal skills;
degree from a recognized university preferred.
Link to Full Position Profile Equity Statement
Douglas College is committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive and equitable learning and working environment. In support of this journey, we welcome all people to apply, including people from groups that are experiencing inequity, including, but not limited, to Indigenous Peoples, racialized or persons of colour, persons with mental or physical disabilities, persons who identify as women, and/or persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and persons of all faith identities, age, marital status, and parental status.
Needs a Criminal Records Check Yes

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 01/20/2023 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant
Interested applicants must submit their application and all required documents online. Please ensure your resume clearly explains how you meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the position for which you are applying.
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