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Work at CityU Canada

The following are job listings where we are seeking individuals to work at CityU Canada. Basic job listings appear here with links to the application process for interested and qualified candidates.

Applications are only accepted electronically.   To apply to any of the positions below, please visit City University of Seattle’s main employment page.

Staff roles – Full-time and Part-time

 Administrative Assistant III – Part-Time (Vancouver)

This position is for our Master’s of Education program in Vancouver, BC.  They are responsible for providing general administrative support and customer service and coordinates office operations for the program or department under general supervision.  Applying knowledge of supervisor’s work commitments, including status of projects and nature of contacts in responding to inquiries, setting priorities, arranging meetings, etc.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following; other duties may be assigned:

  • Provide administrative support duties to maintain office operation, including but not limited to the following:
  1.  Track departmental expenditures; create and process financial documents;
  2. Screen and direct calls; greet visitors; and respond to frequent inquiries regarding programs by telephone or correspondence;
  3. Schedule meetings, interviews, or special events;
  4. Prepare event arrangements, announcements, agendas, reports, minutes, department calendars, etc;
  5. Prioritize and distribute electronic and standard mail, independently handling routine inquiries;
  6. Order supplies, equipment, and arrange for maintenance services;
  7. Make copies;
  • Coordinate office operations for assigned program or department.  Establish procedures, priorities and deadlines.  Create and maintain documentation regarding job and office activities.  Make recommendations for streamlining or process improvement.
  • Ensure that operational documents are in order.  Work with student or faculty involved and follow up to ensure that records are completed and all information is tracked and recorded.
  • Create, modify, and/or maintain and archive physical files and electronic records using spreadsheet or database software such as PeopleSoft, BlackBoard, SharePoint, and Curriculum Development System.  Ensure that records are up-to-date, accurate and accessible.  May include records maintained in accordance with state, federal, provincial, or accreditation requirements.  Assist users experiencing system problems.
  • Prepare and proofread a variety of documents such as correspondence, spreadsheet or database reports, meeting notices and agendas, manuscripts, schedules, student evaluations, etc.

Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.  Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of three to five years of related experience.
  • Work experience in higher education environment preferred.
  • Must demonstrate a high level of customer service, attention to detail, and organizational and problem-solving ability.
  • Ability to perform job duties with minimal supervision, effectively prioritize work, multi-task and adjust to changing workloads and deadlines.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of discretion and confidentiality.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees.
  • Proficiency with MS Office products, including Outlook and advanced functions of Word, Excel, and SharePoint.  Ability and willingness to learn other business software, including learning management systems.

This is a 20 hour/week, part-time, non-exempt position. Wages are CAD 17.5/hour

 

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Faculty positions

 

Capstone Project Supervisor 

The final capstone or human subjects thesis project for the M.Ed. in School Counselling degree demonstrates the application of skills and knowledge designed to address a “Problem Statement” in an educational or clinical counselling setting. While the capstone project is a conceptual literature review and proposal for further research or program implementation, the thesis is a full minimum 5-chapter human subjects research study applicable to the K-12 context. The course outcome is a capstone project of 35+ pages that includes all aspects of the design, execution and analysis, using Ethics Board approved methodology. Course Entry Requirements: Prerequisites are all prior courses in the program of study.

Term: Winter 2019
Location: Lower Mainland and Kelowna

Qualifications:

  • PhD Required
  • Familiarity with a number of research methodologies used in Education or Psychology required.

 

Instructor: ECC 511 Research Methods in Education

City University Canada is seeking an instructor for Research Methods in Education. The ideal candidate will have a thorough knowledge of research methodologies and analyses relevant for use in educational settings. Students in this course will learn how to interpret and use various research methodologies including action research, data driven instruction and assessment. They will also find and evaluate research materials to develop skills in critiquing published research. They will also find and use research to complete a review literature and methodologies to develop a research plan for their final capstone or thesis.

Term: Fall 2018, Winter 2019
Location:  Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland

Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD or Ed.D. preferred
  • 3-5 Years experience in a teaching and/or administrative role in K-12 education
  • Demonstrated ability to provide a learning experience that links application with formal learning and adult learning theory
  • Ability to work in a team oriented system, deal effectively with professional staff, other part-time faculty, adult and culturally diverse students

 

Instructor:  EGC 539 Mental Health Issues in School

Students gain an understanding of the various mental health issues in schools for children and adolescents and their practical interpretations. Various mental health models are discussed. Crisis intervention, self-harm, how and when to use appropriate referrals will also be discussed. Students will also explore mental wellness, mindful education, and how to amplify strengths and resiliency with their own students. Students will reflect on their personal perspectives and experiences that influence their approaches when working with students, parents, and colleagues. Self-care practices and their importance will also be addressed.

Term: Fall 2018
Location:
Kelowna AND Lower Mainland

Minimum Qualifications:

  • An earned doctoral degree in education from an accredited college or university is required; PhD is preferable.
  • Minimum Five years experience in related professional positions.
  • Minimum five years experience classroom teaching experience K-12
  • Skill in addressing student academic-related issues and concerns in support of retention and student success.
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills. Must be able to relate to and communicate with diverse students, faculty, staff, and external communities.
  • Commitment to providing an academic environment that incorporates intercultural competence in teaching and learning.
  • Ability to present a professional image on behalf of the academic school and City University as appropriate in relation to the community.
  • Culturally competent to serve a diverse student and faculty body.

 

School of Finance and Operations – Part time teaching faculty

Part-time Teaching Faculty at City University of Seattle have three key responsibilities:

  1. Striving for excellence in teaching and learning,
  2. Fostering student development, and
  3. Maintaining currency in their profession.

EEA 536: School Finance and Operations: In this course, candidates develop an understanding of how schools are financed and knowledge of best practices in the acquisition of resources, budgeting, accounting, and the fiscal stewardship of the school’s human and financial resources. Topics include the formulation of the budget, the development of budget priorities, the administration of budget expenditures, and administration of the school’s facilities and financial resources.  Candidates become knowledgeable about the budgeting process and the school financial management responsibilities of the educational leader.

Term:  Fall 2018

Location: Red Deer, Alberta

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Education or related field required, PhD preferred.
  • Must have 5 years experience as a school administrator.
  • 2 years experience teaching post graduate students preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide a learning experience that links application with formal learning and adult learning theory.
  • Ability to work in a team oriented system, deal effectively with professional staff, other part-time faculty, adult and culturally diverse students.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from students, staff members and Faculty/Program Coordinator.
  • Ability to effectively present information in writing and orally to students, staff, faculty and university management.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products and up-to-date education software.
  • Online and internet experience and access required.

 

Part time Instructor: CPC 527 Group Counselling Psychology

City University of Seattle Canada is seeking Part-Time Adjunct Faculty to teach this course that provides a group counselling experience in which students explore group process theory and practice by participating as both members of, and facilitator’s of, a variety of therapeutic group experiences. This course addresses the history of therapeutic groups as an area of specialization, and the benefits of therapeutic groups. The influences of culture, social class, gender, sexuality, age and related factors are explored within this course. Students have the opportunity to learn about developing a coherent theoretical approach to working with others within groups, along with development of facilitation and practice skills.

Term: Fall 2018, starting October

Location: Victoria — Langford, British Columbia 

Preferred Qualifications:

The requirements listed below demonstrate core strengths are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

  • Masters degree in psychology or counselling.
  • Three (3) years clinical experience in the field.
  • Prior teaching experience is an asset.
  • Professional certification where relevant.
  • Professional and instructional experience in related field.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide a learning experience that links application with formal learning and adult learning theory.
  • Ability to work in a team oriented system, deal effectively with professional staff, other part-time faculty, adult and culturally diverse students.

 

Instructor: Master of Education in School Counselling

City University’s Canada campus headquartered in Vancouver, B.C. is seeking Part-Time Adjunct Faculty to teach on the MEd in School Counselling Program. We are hiring instructors who are based in or near three regions: the Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island or Kelowna.

Employing a practitioner-scholar model, the MEd School Counselling program trains teachers for career options in educational counselling.  Candidates are introduced to a broad range of counselling theoretical concepts, developmental, ethical considerations and the application of skills that are required in the school setting through a breadth of course work, delivered by practitioner faculty. Supported internships allow students to focus on skills that benefit their professional responsibilities as well as challenge their growth in counselling skills. A made-in-Canada curriculum and the use of local teaching faculty allow the program to respond to district, regional, and provincial contexts. Graduates of the MEd School Counselling program will be able to apply for school counselling positions as well membership in the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors.

ECC 509 Preparation for Professional Growth : In order to be able to adequately meet the needs of students, candidates in this course must know themselves. To better understand themselves, they will take part in reflective self-assessment discussions, activities and assignments. In particular, candidates will work through their self-reflective processes in three emotive areas of counselling:  trauma; grief and loss; and addiction. The course will conclude with a professional development plan that will assist the candidate throughout their studies and in their future counselling careers. Instructors in this course will be clinical counselling or school counselling practitioners with expertise in the area of child and adolescent grief and loss, childhood trauma and youth addiction.

  • Term:  Fall 2018
  • Location:  Kelowna

Part-time Teaching Faculty at CityU have three key responsibilities:

  1. Striving for excellence in teaching and learning,
  2. Fostering student development, and
  3. Maintaining currency in their profession.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • MEd, MA, MC, or MSW in Counselling or School Counselling (Ph.D. preferred)
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a clinical or school counsellor with a focus on child and adolescent counselling
  • Registration with a professional counselling organization required (e.g. BCACC, CCPA, College of Psychologists or Social Work)
  • University teaching experience required
  • K-12 teaching and counselling experience preferred
  • Skill in addressing student academic-related issues and concerns in support of retention and student success.
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills. Must be able to relate to and communicate with diverse students, faculty, staff, and external communities.
  • Commitment to providing an academic environment that incorporates intercultural competence in teaching and learning.
  • Ability to present a professional image on behalf of the academic school and City University as appropriate in relation to the community.
  • Culturally competent to serve a diverse student and faculty body.

 

Instructor: M. Ed. School Counselling Part time

City University’s Canada campus headquartered in Vancouver, B.C. is seeking Part-Time Adjunct Faculty to teach on the MEd in School Counselling Program. Employing a practitioner-scholar model, the MEd School Counselling program trains teachers for career options in educational counselling.  Candidates are introduced to a broad range of counselling theoretical concepts, developmental, ethical considerations and the application of skills that are required in the school setting through a breadth of course work, delivered by practitioner faculty. Supported internships allow students to focus on skills that benefit their professional responsibilities as well as challenge their growth in counselling skills. A made-in-Canada curriculum and the use of local Teaching Faculty allow the program to respond to district, regional, and provincial contexts. Graduates of the MEd School Counselling program will be able to apply for school counselling positions as well as other educational career advancements.

Term: Fall 2018

Location: Lower Mainland, B.C. Vancouver Island 

ECC601 Field Experience:

The field experience is a mentored, integrated, sequential experience planned by the student, the university field supervisor, and a mentoring school counsellor with training in observation and counselling skills. Candidates observe on-site counsellors at elementary, middle and secondary levels to become familiar with the counsellor role and the emphases at different levels. As part of their observation work, candidates will conduct a case study on an individual child or adolescent within a school setting. Typical experiences with staff, students, and others will be observed and assessed. Audio or videotaping of laboratory practice is required.

Part-time Teaching Faculty at CityU have three key responsibilities:

  • Striving for excellence in teaching and learning,
  • Fostering student development, and
  • Maintaining currency in their profession.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • MEd in School Counselling; MA or MC in Counselling or other related post graduate degree; PhD preferred
  • 5 years experience as a School Counsellor or Clinical Counsellor working with children and youth
  • 5 years clinical supervision experience in a school, university or community setting
  • Registration with a professional certification body or college, such as the CCPA, BCACC, College of Social Work or College of Psychologists.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide a learning experience that links application with formal learning and adult learning theory
  • Ability to work in a team oriented system, deal effectively with professional staff, other part-time faculty, adult and culturally diverse students

 

Instructor: EGC 542 Assessment and Evaluation in School Counselling

CityU in Canada is adding to their adjunct (sessional) faculty in the Master of Education School Counselling program. Employing a practitioner-scholar model, the MEd School Counselling program trains teachers for career options in educational counselling.  Students are introduced to a broad range of counselling theoretical concepts, developmental, ethical considerations and the application of skills that are required in the school setting through a breadth of course work, delivered by practitioner faculty. Supported internships allow students to focus on skills that benefit their professional responsibilities as well as challenge their growth in counselling skills. A made-in-Canada curriculum and the use of local teaching faculty allow the program to respond to district, regional, and provincial contexts. Graduates of the MEd School Counselling program will be able to apply for school counselling positions as well membership in the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors.

EGC542 Assessment and Evaluation in School Counselling: provides candidates with appraisal techniques and materials, knowledge of achievement, aptitude, interest, attitude, and career and vocational testing. Specific content addresses risk assessment in schools. Counselling intake assessment using various models of assessment are discussion. Individualized education planning are addressed in this course. The interpretation of tests and their limitations as well as behavioral observations and case studies are also featured. Ethical considerations are be explored. Instructors in this course should have a strong background in mental health assessment, educational psychology or educational assessment tools pertaining to a K-12 population.

Term: Summer 2018

Location: Vancouver and the Lower Mainland, B.C.


Requirements:

Part-time Teaching Faculty at CityU have three key responsibilities:

  • Striving for excellence in teaching and learning,
  • Fostering student development, and
  • Maintaining currency in their profession.

 

Part-time Teaching Faculty — Human Resource Management in Education

MEd Leadership program trains teachers for career options in educational leadership, including administration,. Students are introduced to a broad range of educational issues through a breadth of course work, delivered by practitioner faculty. Supported internships allow students to focus on skills that benefit their professional responsibilities as well as challenge their growth in leadership skills. A made-in-Canada curriculum and the use of local Teaching Faculty allow the program to respond to district, regional, and provincial contexts. Graduates of the MEd Leadership in Education program will be able to apply for positions as department heads, vice principals, principals, as well as other educational career advancement

EEA538 Human Resource Management in Education

This course is designed to provide candidates with the knowledge and skills of personnel management. Topics include human resources management systems in employee recruitment, performance appraisal, staff and program assessment, and the supervision and development of certificated and classified employees. The candidates will apply best practices in human resources management and review various relevant forms of legislation.

Term: Fall 2018

Location: Lower Mainland, B.C.

Part-time Teaching Faculty at CityU have three key responsibilities:

  1. Striving for excellence in teaching and learning,
  2. Fostering student development, and
  3. Maintaining currency in their profession.

 

Instructor: BC 307 Corporate Social Responsibility

This course introduces sustainability frameworks that companies can use to make business decisions that strike a careful balance between corporate profits, environmental stewardship, and social justice.  Emphasis is placed on strategies to resolve ethical conflicts using values-based strategies that respect the needs of all stakeholders.  Students will analyze business practices to identify ethical conflicts that are a result of an overemphasis on corporate efficiency and profits and will have the opportunity to suggest alternative corporate strategies that are beneficial and responsible to all parties.


Requirements:

Part-time Teaching Faculty at City University  have three key responsibilities:

  • Striving for excellence in teaching and learning,
  • Fostering student development, and
  • Maintaining currency in their profession


Additional Information:

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree required; Ph.D. preferred.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

 

Instructor: BC 301 Critical Thinking

This course introduces the student to critical thinking processes used to analyze today’s business issues and aid identifying rational solutions. This course focuses on building and analyzing arguments; forms and standards of critical thinking; and evaluating sources of information. Students learn foundational skills that will serve them throughout the program and their business careers.


Requirements:

Part-time Teaching Faculty at City University  have three key responsibilities:

  • Striving for excellence in teaching and learning,
  • Fostering student development, and
  • Maintaining currency in their profession

Additional Information:

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree required; Ph.D. preferred.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

 

Instructor: MG 360 Financial Fundamentals for Managers

This course introduces students to the basic principles, terminology and application of financial concepts in a project management context. This course will enable managers to enhance decision-making aptitude by incorporating financial theory and concepts. Students will learn to integrate concepts such as net present value, weighted cost of capital, capital budgeting, working capital management, and forecasting into a project management context.


Requirements:

Part-time Teaching Faculty at City University  have three key responsibilities:

  • Striving for excellence in teaching and learning,
  • Fostering student development, and
  • Maintaining currency in their profession


Additional Information:

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree required; Ph.D. preferred.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.