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

Associate Program Director – Internship Coordinator, Calgary

The Master of Counselling program emphasizes: application of theory to practice and the development of skills in case conceptualization, ethical awareness, appreciation of diversity, and self-awareness. Using a cohort learning model, students complete their program of studies over a three year period, primarily via Saturday classes, while providing the opportunity to maintain their employment. These learners are mature, conscientious, and dedicated to maximizing the learning opportunities provided by the faculty members.

Job Description:

In collaboration with the Faculty/Program Site Coordinator, the Faculty/Program Internship Coordinator is responsible for aspects of internship coordination of the Master of Counselling program offered in Calgary, Alberta. Reporting to the Faculty/Program Coordinator of Counselling Psychology, the Faculty/Program Internship Coordinator helps ensures quality and integrity of the program at our learning location in Calgary. The Faculty/Program Internship Coordinator coordinates internship programs, provides proactive student support, develops teaching faculty, participates in curriculum and course development, teaches core courses and is actively engaged in academic governance.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

Teaching Excellence:

  • Coordinates the internship process, including practicum courses and internship placements, provides liaison between site supervisors, students, and the university.
  • Provides proactive student support, participates in curriculum and course development, teaches 2 – 4 courses per academic year and is actively engaged in academic governance.

Development of Teaching Faculty:

  • Responsible for hiring and developing practicum practitioner faculty. In collaboration with the Program Coordinator and the Curriculum and Faculty Development Support Services staff, provide orientation, training, mentoring, coaching, and evaluation for teaching faculty to foster a respectful, empowering learning environment.
  • Fosters and promotes teaching excellence for practitioner faculty.

Student Development:

  • Proactively support students to become responsible, ethical, self-directed professionals.

Currency and Scholarship:

  • Engage in the scholarship of teaching and learning as well as applied or original research.

Curriculum Development and Review:

  • Participate in developing curriculum that is in alignment with the CityU Academic Model and that focuses on application and current practice. Participate in developing new program offerings and in evaluating and updating existing programs, as well as provide course quality oversight. Work with adjunct faculty to ensure that academic programs are being taught as intended by providing feedback and sharing best practices.

Minimum Qualifications:
To become a part of our City University of Seattle Master of Counselling team in Canada you must  have the following qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree required at the time of hire or within six months of start date; degree in Psychology or Counselling Psychology preferred.
  • Professional registration as a Psychologist (or Provisional); out-of-province professionals must be eligible to register with the College of Alberta Psychologists.
  • Professional experience in the counselling psychology profession including supervision; experience with psychology certification standards and benchmarks, and/or professional membership and active participation in related professional organizations.
  • Minimum 3 – 5 years experience in higher education management and adult education preferred.

Hiring Range:

The hiring range is an annualized salary of $80,000 – $90,000 (Canadian). In addition to salary, there is a benefit package which includes tuition waiver, medical/dental/vision/life and disability plans, paid holidays and other paid leaves.

Student Assistant/ Marketing Intern

The Marketing Intern provides creative and project support to the team at City University of Seattle in Canada. Primarily creates content for the required communication tools used by the team to inform and engage prospective and current students and alumni.  Ensures timely messaging in a consistent and professional voice to maximize impression and impact. Performs additional support to related projects and/or events as needed.

This is a part time temporary position. Schedule must not exceed 19.5 hours per week.

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

  • Compiles, composes and edits monthly Alumni Newsletter
  • Creates promotional materials for programs/projects/events and promotes via all channels as needed
  • Ensures a consistent professional voice is used across all public-facing messages delivered by CityU Canada
  • Maintains office files by coding and filing material, retrieving information, and initiating new or revised files to ensure information is retained in accordance with standard record management procedures
  • Composes and edits professional copy for email correspondence templates used in targeted email blasts and action-triggered messaging as needed
  • Assists with photography and video marketing
  • Creates and schedules social media posts (primarily on LinkedIn and Twitter) as needed

Minimum Qualifications

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 graduation and courses in marketing or related field.
  • Ability to use word processing, spreadsheet, database, desktop and web publishing applications, and electronic mail (e.g., MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint) at an intermediate level.
  • Strong initiative and creativity.
  • Excellent proofreading and editing skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent oral &written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent research skills.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, including ability to prioritize work.
  • Excellent intercultural communication skills.
  • Good analytical, reasoning, and problem solving skills.
  • Familiarity with LinkedIn, Twitter and other social media sites.
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to handle confidential/sensitive material with discretion.
  • Ability to work with frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team.
  • Ability to lift, move or carry supplies weighing up to 10 kg.

Faculty positions

MEd School Counseling

City University’s Canada campus is seeking Part-Time Adjunct Faculty to teach on the MEd in School Counselling Program in Kelowna and the Lower Mainland, B.C. 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 clinical counselling registration (R.C.C.).

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


  • 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
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.