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Academic Counsellor Posted on Jan 11, 2018 by Lives In Transition

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $40,000.00 to $48,000.00 annually
  • Work Hours 37.5 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jan 25, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Lives In Transition

Languages

English

Education

Bachelor's degree

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Work Setting

  • Adult education
  • Private school

Specific Skills

  • Refer students to other specialized services when required
  • Participate in staff meetings, educational conferences and workshops
  • Develop guidance and counselling programs
  • Counsel students regarding personal and social issues
  • Counsel students regarding educational, career or vocational issues

Security and Safety

Criminal record check

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Tight deadlines

Counselling Specialization

  • Study skills
  • Personal or life skills management
  • Career or post-secondary training orientation
  • At risk students
  • 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.

Advertised Until

Jan 25, 2018

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.

NOC & Interest Codes
The Academic Counsellor is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Educational Counsellors
NOC code: 4143
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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