Career Opportunity

By May 11, 2017Employment, Mailings

University Counsellor 

The University of Manitoba Student Counselling Centre invites applications for two full-time probationary appointments at the rank of Instructor I. These positions are expected to begin July 1, 2017 depending on availability of successful candidate.

The successful candidate will provide counselling services for university students experiencing personal, social, educational, and career concerns. They will also be involved in a combination of other activities, including program development, outreach, crisis intervention, supervision of counselling students in training, consultation to faculty, staff, and students, and university and community service. The successful candidate will work at both the Fort Garry and Bannatyne Campus locations of the Student Counselling Centre.

A doctoral degree in Counselling or Clinical Psychology is preferred, although candidates with a Master’s degree in a Counselling Profession (e.g., Social Work, Counselling, etc.) will also be considered. The preferred candidates must have a minimum of two years of supervised counselling experience with adults. Counselling experience with students attending a postsecondary institution is preferred. Assets include experience with cases involving acute and complex trauma, experience in crisis response, psychological assessment, familiarity with diversity (e.g., Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, international populations), knowledge of professional health sciences training programs, and experience providing community outreach. A commitment to the promotion of a positive campus community, including the ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary service delivery environment, with a richly diverse population of students, staff, faculty, volunteers, and administrators is important.

The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.   

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Manitoba).  Please note that curriculum vitaes may be provided to participating members of the search process.

Please send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and names of three references no later than  June 5, 2017 to:

Prof. David Ness
Director, Student Counselling Centre
474 University Centre
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB
R3T 2N2
Phone: (204) 474-8619, Fax (204) 474-7558