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Job Details

Student Counsellor

Posted on Sep 11, 2020 by QCom College of Technology (QCT)

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $28,800.00 to $30,000.00 annually (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 35 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Oct 11, 2020
Job Requirements

Employer

QCom College of Technology (QCT)

Languages

English

Education

Bachelor's degree

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Additional Skills

Supervise teaching assistants

Specific Skills

  • Administer and interpret standardized intelligence, aptitude and interest tests
  • Supervise peer counselling programs
  • Supervise field experience for graduate students in clinical and counselling areas
  • Refer students to other specialized services when required
  • Prepare and deliver presentations at conferences, workshops and symposia
  • Participate in staff meetings, educational conferences and workshops
  • Develop guidance and counselling programs
  • Counsel students regarding personal and social issues
  • Consult with teachers, parents, administrators and community agencies
  • Co-ordinate the provision of counselling and information services to students, parents and teachers
  • Arrange for recruitment of graduating students by employers
  • Visit colleges and secondary schools to provide academic information to prospective students, their parents and educational institutions
  • Counsel students regarding educational, career or vocational issues

Transportation/Travel Information

Willing to travel

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Large caseload
  • Large workload
  • Tight deadlines

Ability to Supervise

More than 20 people

Counselling Specialization

  • Academic program or credit evaluation
  • Study skills
  • Special education
  • Physical disabilities
  • Personal or life skills management
  • Multicultural adjustment
  • Co-operative education or work placement
  • Career or post-secondary training orientation
  • Persons with learning disabilities

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Organized

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

By Mail:

417-14 Street NW
Calgary, Alberta T2N2A1

Advertised Until

Oct 11, 2020

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Student Counsellor is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Educational Counsellors
SOCIAL

Interest in mentoring in order to counsel students on personal and social issues such as substance abuse, depression, sexuality, eating disorders, anxiety, self-esteem, family problems, relationship and interpersonal skills, and anger management; and in crisis situations such as dealing with the death of a friend or family member, suicidal tendencies and abuse situations

INNOVATIVE

Interest in co-ordinating information to provide counselling and information services to students, parents, teachers, faculty and staff on matters related to student orientation, career or vocational issues, professional development, co-op and school-to-work transition programs, and interaction with other educational institutions

directive

Interest in administering and interpreting standardized intelligence, personality, vocational, aptitude and interest tests, and in supervising peer counselling programs in school settings; may supervise field experience for graduate students in counselling; may teach regular classes

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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