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Counselor/Psychologist
Student Life

Competition #: 14.11.163

MacEwan University inspires students through a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences. Located in culturally enriched, downtown Edmonton, our comprehensive undergraduate university offers over 65 programs to approximately 12,000 students. With a dedication to teaching excellence informed by scholarly research and creative activity, MacEwan provides an exceptional collaborative and supportive learning environment with a commitment to environmental sustainability and opportunities for community engagement.

Wellness & Psychological Services, a service within Student Life, is looking to fill three, full-time, Continuing Professional Resource Faculty counselling positions: two for the City Centre Campus and one for Alberta College Campus. The Counsellors/Psychologists are responsible for the following tasks: provide professional assessment and counselling services to students who are seeking solutions to personal, career and educational concerns; offer urgent intervention or treatment level service to students with diagnosed psychological conditions; create and facilitate preventative mental health and well-being programming; participate in applied research; liaise with case management administrators, faculty and staff as needed; and participate in regular department meetings.

Candidates must be registered with the College of Alberta Psychologists. Provisionally Registered Psychologists may also be considered. Knowledge of and experience with working in a post-secondary environment and familiarity with diverse populations and younger adults' experiences in transitioning into university are highly desirable. Demonstrated effectiveness in professionalism; working constructively in support of leadership within a team; exceptional communication skills including social media and web-based resource creation and interaction; comfort with change and demonstrated flexibility; and initiative are also essential.

This position is included under the Faculty Association collective agreement.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Category Full-Time Continuing (3 positions)
Salary Commensurate with education and experience
Closing Date Friday, November 28, 2014
Competition No. 14.11.163
Apply In Person/By Mail MacEwan University
Human Resources Department
University Services Centre
Rm. 10-600, 10700 - 104 Avenue
Edmonton AB T5J 4S2

Fax: (780) 497-5430
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