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Douglas College

Regular Probationary Faculty – Counsellor (Student Affairs & Services)

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Position Information

Position Title Regular Probationary Faculty - Counsellor (Student Affairs & Services) Posting Number 00184F Location New Westminster/Coquitlam Campus Grade or Pay Level In accordance with the current Collective Agreement Salary Range In accordance with the current Collective Agreement Position Type Faculty - Probationary Regular Posting Type Internal/External Regular/Temporary Regular Employment Type Full Time and Part Time Posting Category Faculty Start Date 10/01/2019 End Date Diversity Statement
Douglas College is committed to being a workplace that is free of discrimination, that values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the communities we serve.
Work Arrangements
Regular Full-Time position commences October 1, 2019.
Regular Part-Time position commences October 15, 2019.
Workload is assigned each year based on available work.
Regular hours of work 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Work may be at both the David Lam and New Westminster campuses.
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 Counselling Department, Student Affairs and Services invites applications for a regular probationary position (full-time) and (part-time) to start October 1, 2019 and October 15, 2019.

Applicants will also be considered for addition to our contract faculty list.


The successful candidate will be expected to provide personal and career counselling to students on an individual and group basis.

Teaching college courses and workshops, participating in departmental, divisional and college committees, and supervision of masters-level practicum students, may be required.

Additional responsibilities include:
- Assessing and appropriately responding to crisis situations
- Liaising and referring students to other resources within the college and community as needed
- Consulting with college employees on counselling related issues
- Maintaining confidential counselling records and managing information in accordance with college policies
To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need
This position requires:

- A minimum of a Master's Degree in Counselling Psychology
- Experience in counselling at a post-secondary educational institution.

Certification with a recognized counselling association preferred (e.g. CCC or RCC designation)

Knowledge and experience in the following areas are integral to this role:
- Common mental health concerns, including depression and anxiety
- Issues related to academic success, including procrastination and time management
- Suicide assessment and threat assessment
- Counselling people in transition across the lifespan
- Up-to-date knowledge of career counselling approaches
- Ethical issues as they relate to counselling in a college setting
- Competency counselling across cultures, including international students and indigenous students
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Posting Detail Information

Open Date 07/15/2019 Close Date 07/28/2019 Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant
Interested applicants must ensure that a resume and cover letter are submitted online by the closing date. Please ensure your resume clearly explains how you meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the position for which you are applying.

This position will remain open until filled . The first review date will be July 29, 2019 and interviews may be scheduled as early as August 6, 2019.

All candidates selected for interview will need to provide original sealed transcripts for educational credentials noted on their resume.
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