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STUDENT SUCCESS CENTRE

CAREER COUNSELOR (C1803)


Posted on: January 7, 2020
Deadline: January 20, 2020
Grade: 14*

Note

This posting represents a contractual position effective until July 31, 2020; 28 hours per week (4-day workweek: from 9:00a.m. to 5:00p.m.).

Scope

Reporting to the Manager, Career and Planning Services, the incumbent acts as a primary resource person to students to assess the career needs of students and develops strategies for career action-plans in accordance with departmental policies, ethical standards and practices.

Primary responsibilities

  • Counsel students in career planning and career path changes related to personal resources and circumstances.
  • Administer psychometric tests and interpret the results.
  • Maintain and update files of all counselling appointments to comply with government regulations.
  • Conduct career planning orientations including occupational searches and disseminate information on career planning, work preparation and career management.
  • Develop career planning programs including tools and materials.
  • Refer students when appropriate, to advisors in Career & Planning Services for job search and employment, and to other specialists.
  • Perform other duties in support of the operation of the unit.

Requirements

  • Master’s degree in counseling psychology with Specialization in career development research and two to four years of experience in career counselling with students in a university or college setting.
  • Licensed member of the Ordre des conseillers et conseillères d'orientation.
  • Familiar with research models, collection models, and focus group strategies highly desirable.
  • Good knowledge (Level 4) of spoken and written English and of spoken French in order to provide individual and group counselling to students and consult with internal and external clients, and to maintain client records and develop workshops and programs; knowledge of additional languages an asset.
  • Basic knowledge of Word and Excel.
  • Excellent interpersonal, leadership and communication skills with the ability to deal sensitively with individuals as well as to give workshops.
  • Ability to multitask and work under pressure with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to maintain composure and be a calming influence in a difficult situation.
  • Aptitude to work in a service-oriented environment as both a member of a team and independently.

Salary

*Please note this is a Pay Equity designated position PE438-18A and that the associated salary range is $84,991.15 - $101,530.00 per annum (pro-rated based on hours worked

Union/Association

CUPEU

Interested applicants must submit a curriculum vitae with a covering letter by January 20, 2020. Please click on the How to Apply button below for further instructions.

IMPORTANT: The language and computer skills of short-listed candidates will be tested.

Concordia University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal Peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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