Qualified candidates must possess a Master’s degree in a relevant social sciences or education discipline, PhD preferred. The successful applicant will have five years’ current experience in the field of career counseling, coaching and job development processes. Successful recent teaching/curriculum development experience, including online delivery, at the post-secondary level is required.
Additionally, applicants need working knowledge of inventories/assessment tools such as: COP’s System, MBTI, Strong Interest Inventory, Assessment Component in Employment Counseling and the Common Assessment Model. A proven capacity to apply a variety of instructional and assessment techniques, be adept at the use of technology such as social media and the creation of E-portfolios, and knowledge of employment databases used in the field of career counseling are critical. Expertise in this area will be demonstrated through an understanding of employment trends, a capacity to network through volunteer work and/or other professional memberships and knowledge of entrepreneurship related to employment in the field.
Excellent communication and human relations skills and a commitment to diversity and equity are essential to interact effectively with the College's diverse student and staff population. The ability to convey the conceptual and practical aspects of subjects to students, respecting their diverse backgrounds, experience and individual learning styles is also essential, as is the desire to contribute to the education of the next generation of students in the program. Candidates must be committed to working in a team environment and to participating in consultative decision-making processes.
The College requires proof of degrees, credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post secondary institutions and/or their international equivalents. Credentials may require validation at the time of interviews.