MacEwan University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


Department of Wellness and Psychological Services
Student Affairs

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 19,000 full- and part-time 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. In support of faculty professional development, unique and enhanced services are provided through the Centre for the Advancement of Faculty Excellence (CAFÉ).

The Department of Wellness and Psychological Services in the Student Affairs Division invites applications for one full-time appointment as a Counselor.

The successful candidate is responsible for the following tasks: provision of professional assessment and counselling services to students who are seeking solutions to personal, career and educational concerns; facilitation of group workshops; lead program coordination, promotion and student support of mental health and wellness initiatives, work closely with community partners to align our mental health and wellness efforts for students; develop health & wellness resources for students, faculty & staff; participation in applied research and development activities; liaison with staff and faculty as needed; and participation in regular department or other Student Affairs meetings. Travel between local campuses may be required.

The ideal candidate will hold a graduate degree in Counselling Psychology, and registered with the College of Alberta Psychologists. Provisionally Registered Psychologists will also be considered. Knowledge and experience working within a post-secondary institution in a professional psychologist/counselling role with diverse adult learners is desirable. Demonstrated success working within a multidisciplinary team, applying exceptional communication and problem-solving skills, modelling flexibility, showing initiative and process thinking or mapping are also critical.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae to careers@macewan.ca.Questions about this opportunity may be addressed to Catherine Davis-Herbert, Executive Director of Student Affairs: davisherbertc@macewan.ca or 780-497-4575.

How to Apply:

Only applications received electronically will be considered. To apply, go to http://www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting.

Thank you for your interest in employment with MacEwan University. We will be reviewing all applications to select the candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

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

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 Professional Resources Faculty
Salary Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience
Closing Date December 7, 2017
Competition No. 17.11.252

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