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Post by cdetlor » Mon Jul 16, 2018 2:52 pm

TITLE: Counsellor
LOCATION: Main Campus, Belleville, ON
CLASSIFICATION: Full-Time Academic
POSTING DATE: July 16, 2018
CLOSING DATE: July 23, 2018 – for internal candidates only. External submissions will begin to be reviewed on July 24, 2018
SALARY RANGE: $62,717 - $97,246 (Academic salaries are determined by a calculation based on qualifications and years of related experience as detailed in the current Collective Agreement for Academic Employees)


Reporting to the Director, Student Success, the Counsellor provides services designed to assist individual students to successfully obtain established educational, psycho-educational and social goals.


• Provides professional, educational, personal and social counselling services to assist students
• Provides crisis intervention services including preliminary triage and direct liaison with local crisis support services
• Collaborates in the provision of specialized risk-reducing interventions to high risk students
• Acts in a consultative and training role to faculty and staff to identify and address student issues
• Develops and facilitates workshops on related issues and makes referrals as required
• Participates as a collaborative and consultative member of the Student Services and faculty team to achieve College goals that contribute to student retention and success in the learning environment
• Assesses incident reports involving students and is an active member of the Risk Assessment Review Team and Immediate Threat Assessment Team
• Builds and maintains community partnerships to address specific ongoing needs of students and works collaboratively with mental health agencies and other community, provincial and national organizations
• Works on special projects as assigned to advance the provision of Student Services at Loyalist College


• Completion of a Master’s degree in Counselling, Social Work Psychology
• A minimum of three (3) years’ recent, related work experience as a member of a clinical, community agency staff or teaching team serving a diverse population
• Current membership in good standing with the College of Psychologists of Ontario, Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers; or the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario
• Experience providing counselling support to students in a post-secondary environment is required
• Proficiency in strength-based, solution-focused model of practice and brief therapy is required
• Demonstrated theoretical and practical knowledge and application of counselling techniques, confidentiality and current standards of professional practice
• Ability to administer, analyze and interpret an assortment of assessments, tests and inventories with clinical demonstration of competencies and service excellence
• Extensive knowledge of local community services and referral practices and demonstrated ability to build exceptional collaborative partnerships
• Excellent knowledge of Violence Risk Threat Assessment protocols
• Excellent group presentation and interpersonal skills, including superior ability to establish rapport
• Computer, analytical and research skills, initiative and the ability to function independently and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team

TO APPLY: Applications must be submitted quoting the competition #ACA18-10R in the email subject line. Please send a covering letter and a resume in MS Word or PDF format to:

Human Resources Services

Posted in accordance with Article 27.11 of the Academic Employees Collective Agreement.

In support of a diverse and inclusive college community, Loyalist College encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, racial/visible minorities, and Indigenous persons. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Loyalist College is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. At any stage of the hiring process, Human Resources Services will work with applicants requesting accommodation.

Please note: Following an offer of employment, candidates with Canadian credentials will be required to provide official transcripts from the granting educational institution(s). Those candidates with international credentials must provide World Education Services (WES) evaluation (at their own cost) confirming Canadian equivalency of their credentials.

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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