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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

Student Success Advisor

Job Summary:

The role of the Student Success Advisor is to support students from the time they are admitted into an academic program through graduation and beyond. Specific areas of advising include course scheduling, financial aid, immigration and international student issues, academic support and accessing student and alumni resources. Student Success Advisors play a vital role in student retention by providing excellent customer service focused on enhancing the students’ overall experience at CityU in Canada.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Advising and Retention of New Students
  • Assist newly enrolled students register for their courses with continued registration, program planning and scheduling, following outlined University policies and procedures for all student paperwork processing.
  • Counsel incoming international students on academic, immigration, cultural and social issues and conducts international student orientation.
  • Counsel incoming students on Canadian financial aid options available through provincial/federal programs, private lending options, external scholarships and CityU resources.
  • Participates in specialized and program specific Admissions/Interviewing processes as appropriate and when applicable.
  1. Retention and Support of Continuing Students
  • Maintain regular contact with all current students to learn their concerns and desires utilizing any combination of telephone, email, social media, and in-person appointments.
  • Advise and counsel students, in coordination with the Academic department, at the location where they attend classes or online, towards the successful completion of their established academic objectives.Counsel continuing international students on academic, immigration, cultural and social issues and conduct international student workshops on topics specific to their needs.  Maintain files on all international students to ensure compliance with Canadian immigration regulations.
  • Provide advice and access to career development resources for students completing their programs who are seeking employment opportunities
  • Provide ongoing counsel on financial aid options and resources available to assist students to meet the financial obligations of their program.
  • Act as a liaison for the student to other University departments to resolve student issues. Effectively addresses student concerns to ensure that all students are aware of their options and financial/academic obligations to their program of choice.
  • Regularly report student concerns to appropriate University departments or personnel.
  • Document all activities in CRM On Demand and/or PeopleSoft as appropriate.  Maintains up-to-date record keeping for all assigned students and utilizes specifics to pro-actively communicate with student.
  • Supports business office activities such as cashiering, banking, and payment plan administration as assigned and as appropriate.
  1. Community Involvement
  • Participate in external City University of Seattle activities including participation in local organizational and events as assigned.   May include serving as local representative to civic organizations.
  • Contribute stories and ideas to the alumni newsletter and website showcasing student success
  1. Professional Requirements
  • Maintains full knowledge of City University in Canada’s curricula so that program recommendations can be made to students that will be in line with each student’s needs and aspirations.
  • Maintains knowledge of effective student retention strategies, university academic programs, admissions policies and procedures, including student policies related to Students Rights and Responsibilities, FERPA and FOIPOP.
  • Maintains knowledge on current Canadian student immigration regulations.
  • Fully understands City University’s student financing sources, rules and requirements so that eligibility requirements can be conveyed to students.
  • Maintains knowledge on current Provincial student financial aid regulations, rules and policies.
  • Maintains contact and engagement with current students and alumni, and generating new student referrals.

Requirements:

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.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required.
  • 2-4 years enrollment, student services, or counseling experience, preferably in a college or university setting
  • Must demonstrate a high level of customer service; attention to detail; and organizational, problem-solving, and follow-through ability.
  • Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality.
  • Ability to perform job duties with minimal supervision, effectively prioritize work, multi-task and adjust to changing workloads and deadlines.
  • Demonstrated experience working with people of diverse racial, ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating instructions and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to present information effectively to small or large groups and respond to questions from diverse groups of students, staff, faculty, community organizations, and the general public.
  • Proficient with basic MS Office tools.
  • Experience working in a PeopleSoft environment preferred.  Working knowledge of databases to enter, track and maintain student information.

Additional Information:

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk, hear and perform repetitive motions of the hand and/or wrists.
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, grasp or handle, feel and reach.
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or carry up to 10 pounds, and occasionally lift, carry, push or pull up to 20 pounds.
  • Vision requirements include close vision.

Working Conditions:

  • The working conditions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Work is generally performed indoors in a typical office setting.
  • Attendance at occasional evening or weekend meetings may be required.
  • Daily/weekly schedule will depend on department coverage and/or event participation requirements.

 

City University of Seattle is an equal opportunity employer and is continuously working to build a diverse faculty and staff. City University strongly encourages inquiries from all qualified individuals interested in becoming part of the CityU team, including women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.

For more information about the role and how to apply click here

Full Time Administrative Assistant III

Job Summary:

Provides general administrative support and customer service and coordinates office operations for the program or department under general supervision.  Apply 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:

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 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.

Additional Information:

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to perform repetitive motions of the hands or wrists, sit, stoop or bend, talk, hear, and feel.
  • The employee is occasionally required to reach and kneel.
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or carry up to 20 pounds and occasionally push and/or pull up to 20 pounds.
  • This position requires close vision and distance vision.

Salary information:

CAD $18/hour

Benefits information:

We offer a comprehensive benefit packages including supplemental health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, paid holidays, paid time off, retirement savings account and employer match, tuition benefits, commuting/travel assistance, and other workplace perks.

 

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Faculty positions

Academic Program Director (Master of Counseling Program)

Job Summary:

The Academic Program Director reports to the Associate Provost and is accountable for a quality student experience by providing visionary leadership and management to ensure success of the Master of Counseling program, including program design, assessment, technology integration, and curriculum development. The Director leads and manages Associate Program Directors, staff, and teaching faculty, fosters student development, and actively engages in academic governance.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

1.   Program Management

Plans, organizes, directs, and monitors program operations including curriculum assessment, review, and development across all relevant locations.  Maintains program currency and leads the effort to review and revise the program to enhance student learning experience.

2.   Teaching Excellence

Teaches 2-4 courses a year or the equivalent, within compensation, as assigned to ensure quality of program and student learning experience. Models excellence in teaching and learning and fosters student development.

3.   Performance of faculty and staff management

Oversees and monitors the performance of Associate Program Directors, staff, and teaching faculty to ensure program quality.  Assumes responsibility for hiring, developing, evaluating, and managing expectations of faculty and staff.  Ensures effective orientation, training, mentoring, and coaching for faculty and staff to foster a respectful, empowering learning environment that contributes to a positive faculty and student experience.

4.   Curriculum Development and Review

Ensures that program curriculum is in alignment with CityU Academic Model and focuses on application and current practice. Provides oversight for program and course quality.  Ensures alignment of program with accreditation standards.

5.   Student Learning and Development

Oversees and advocates for student learning and engagement. Proactively develops students to become responsible, ethical, and self-directed professionals. Responsible for interviewing and selecting students for the program and overseeing internship opportunities.

6.   Academic and Institutional Governance

Influences academic and institutional governance through leadership and participation on councils and committees.

7.   Currency and Scholarship

Provides visionary leadership to ensure faculty currency. Models, encourages, and promotes scholarship in teaching and learning.

8.   Service and Outreach

Participates in and promotes professional communities in areas of expertise.

Requirements:

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.

  • An earned Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Counseling or related fields. A doctoral degree is preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years of proven experience in teaching, preferably in both in-class and online modes of educational delivery.
  • Experience in higher education management and adult education.
  • Ability to address student academic-related issues and concerns in support of retention and student success.
  • Demonstrated experience leading and managing in a creative and fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work comfortably with and manage virtual teams.
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills. Must be able to relate to and communicate with diverse students, faculty, staff, and external communities.
  • Ability to present a professional image on behalf of the academic school and CityU as appropriate.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products and learning management systems in support of quality teaching and learning.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk, hear, and perform repetitive motions of the hands or wrists.
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, grasp or handle, stoop or bend, and reach.

Working Conditions:

The working conditions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Work is generally performed indoors in a typical office setting.
  • Evening and weekend hours are required in this position.
  • Travel, including overnight travel, may be required.


Additional Information:

Location:

Vancouver Island (Greater Victoria), British Columbia

Salary information:

CAD $75,000 — $95,000 DOE

Benefits information:

We offer a comprehensive benefit packages including supplemental health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, paid holidays, paid time off, retirement savings account and employer match, tuition benefits, commuting/travel assistance, and other workplace perks.

 

 

 

Part-Time Teaching Faculty: Counseling Psychology: Research Project

Course Summary: 

CPC 695 Counselling Psychology: Research Project

This course builds on the students overall academic work and introduces the steps of producing a major scholarly document. It is designed to support students in demonstrating familiarity with theories, issues, and problems in counselling psychology research. The final scholarly research document will create the opportunity for the student to critically examine their philosophy of counselling, explore their sense of self as a therapist, research and critique a pertinent counselling issue or topic in depth, and propose and describe critical aspects of a research methodology appropriate for further research in this area. The course outcome is a research project (of 35+ pages that includes all aspects of the design, execution and analysis of research using accepted methodology).

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.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in psychology, counselling, or clinical social work. Prior teaching experience is an asset.
  • Minimum of 5 years research experience in the field.
  • Skills in addressing students’ academic-related issues and concerns in support of retention and student success.
  • Culturally competent to serve a diverse student and faculty body.

Additional Information:

Salary Information:

The Part-time Teaching Faculty salary is based on the level of course (graduate, undergraduate, doctoral) and the number of course credits (1-5). This is a five-credit course.

Term:

Winter 2020 starting January

Location:

Edmonton, Alberta

Part-time Teaching Faculty: Group Counseling Theory and Practice

EGC 536 Group Counseling Theory and Practice

Candidates gain an overview of group counselling theories, stages of group development, and the management of group processes. Research skills are developed in the identification and evaluation of group counselling needs within the school. Candidates study and write plans for small group counselling sessions related to specific identified needs that are developmentally and culturally appropriate for participants. Legal issues and ethical approaches are discussed and investigated.

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.

Requirements:

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 in K-12 classroom teaching.
  • 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.

Additional Information:

Salary Information:

The Part-time Teaching Faculty salary is based on the level of course (graduate, undergraduate, doctoral) and the number of course credits (1-5).

Term:

Winter quarter 2020 starting January

Location:

Vancouver, B.C.