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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 Positions

Vancouver / Community Counselling Clinic Supervisor

Job Description:

City University in Canada’s Counselling Clinic Supervisor has three key responsibilities:  fostering intern counsellor’s development through mentoring and support of their clinical practice, monitoring intern’s progress towards their program degree requirements, and providing regular evaluation of intern counsellor’s practice. Supervision is provided individually, as well as in small group format.

Requirements:

  • Minimum Master’s Degree in Psychology or Counselling. Doctoral Degree preferred.
  • Three (3) years clinical experience.
  • Prior supervisory experience is an asset.
  • Professional registration with BCACC
  • Willingness to be available to interns for consultation on an emergency basis if necessary
  • Ability to work in a team oriented system, deal effectively with professional staff, and adult and culturally diverse students.

Learn more and apply to:

jacquelinemann@cityu.edu

About City University in Canada:

City University in Canada is a private, nonprofit institution of higher education. Its mission is to change lives for good by offering high quality and relevant lifelong education to anyone with the desire to learn. CityU cares about students, learning, and opportunities.

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:

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Application Instructions:

City University of Seattle accepts applications through this online process only. For consideration, please submit a complete application packet. A complete application is one that includes:

•Completed Electronic Application Form
•Cover letter
•Resume

Once you have created a profile, please remember to record your password. If you use the ‘Help Desk’ feature, responses will be sent to your Interview Exchange account.

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.

Faculty positions

Part-Time Teaching Faculty: Psychology of Aging

Job Description:

City University of Seattle Canada is looking for Associate Faculty for the School of Arts and Sciences. 

Course Summary: 

CPC 604 Psychology of Aging

This course that provides an introduction to the Canadian context of elder experiences, examining current trends and demographics relating to development late in the lifespan. Aging is explored through a diversity perspective. Issues explored include loneliness, partner loss, depression, socio-economic struggles, and housing, etc.


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:

  • Master’s degree in psychology, counselling, or clinical social work. PhD preferred.
  • Minimum of three years of clinical experience
  • 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.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide a learning experience that links application with formal learning and adult learning theory.


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 three-credit course.

Term:

Fall 2019 starting October

Location:

Vancouver, B.C.

Part-Time Teaching Faculty: Extended Systems — Diversity and Cultural Psychology

Job Description:

City University of Seattle Canada is looking for Associate Faculty for the School of Arts and Sciences. 

Course Summary: 

CPC 502 Extended Systems- Diversity and Cultural Psychology

This course addresses the fundamental concept of individual differences through a systematic exploration of the relationships between culture and individual/group identity and behaviour.  Societal issues are thus examined from a cross-cultural perspective.


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:

  • Master’s degree in psychology, counselling, or clinical social work. PhD preferred.
  • 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 three-credit course.

Term:

Fall 2019 starting October

Location:

Victoria, B.C.

Associate Program Director/Internship Coordination

Summary:

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 Victoria, B.C.. 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 Victoria. 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.


Requirements:

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.
  • R.C.C.,or Psychologist preferred.
  • 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.


Additional Information:

Hiring Range:

The hiring range is an annualized salary of CAD $80,000 – $85,000. 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.

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.

Part-Time Teaching Faculty: Testing and Assessment

Job Description:

City University of Seattle Canada is looking for Associate Faculty for the School of Arts and Sciences.

Course Summary: 

CPC 525 Testing and Assessment

Introduction to appraisal techniques and materials; psychological, intelligence, achievement, interest and aptitude testing; interpretation of tests and their limitations; behavioural observations and case studies.


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:

  • Master’s degree in psychology, counselling, or clinical social work.
  • Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC) and/or Registered Social Worker (RSW) with minimum of 3 – 5 years instructional experience at the graduate level.
  • 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 three-credit course.

Term:

Winter 2020 starting January

Location:

Victoria/Langford

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: Child and Adolescent Development

Course Summary:

EGC 533 Child and Adolescent and Development

This course is designed for candidates in school counselling as an in-depth exploration of individual differences in child growth and development. How children learn differently in various ways and its relationship to developmental issues will be explored through research readings, self-reflection, papers and collaborative discussions. The course identifies various theories of child and adolescent growth and development and aids in understanding their application in the classroom.

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.

Part-Time Teaching Faculty: Extended Systems: Diversity and Cultural Psychology

Course Summary: 

CPC 502 Extended Systems- Diversity and Cultural Psychology

This course addresses the fundamental concept of individual differences through a systematic exploration of the relationships between culture and individual/group identity and behaviour.  Societal issues are thus examined from a cross-cultural perspective.


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:

  • Master’s degree in psychology, counselling, or clinical social work. PhD preferred.
  • 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 three-credit course.

Term:

Fall 2019 starting October

Location:

Victoria, B.C.

Part-Time Teaching Faculty: Social Media and Society

Job Description:

City University of Seattle Canada is looking for Associate Faculty for the Bachelor of Management Program in School of Management. 

Course Summary: 

SOC 305 Social Media and Society

Social media has become one of the most important tools of human interaction. Social media is also a source of information. In this course, students will examine how various types of social media shape people’s lives and social reality. This course will also look at social inequalities, such as age, gender, and socio-economic status, and their impacts on perception, access, and use of social media.


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:

  • PhD in Marketing. Management, Commerce or Business Administration OR
  • PhD in another field and at least 10 years professional experience in  marketing, management or business administration OR
  • MA in Marketing, Management, Commerce or Business Administration and at least 10 years professional experience in marketing, management or business administration
  • 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.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide a learning experience that links application with formal learning and adult learning theory.


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:

Fall 2019 starting October

Location:

Vancouver, B.C.