Counsellor

of Applied Arts and Technology
1457 London Road
Sarnia, Ontario
N7S 6K4
College Website: http://www.LambtonCollege.ca
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Located on the beautiful homeland that is the traditional territory of the Ojibwe, Potawatomi and Odawa First Nations, for over 50 years, Lambton College has been a ground-breaking institution. Lambton College is a national leader in applied research, teaching methodologies, experiential learning opportunities and future-facing educational innovations. With 13,000+ students from 20 countries around the world, two main campuses in Sarnia, Ontario, and a growing roster of more than 90 diploma, certificate and degree programs, Lambton College offers students flexible learning options with a broad range of programs and courses that incorporate elements of classroom, mobile, hybrid and accelerated educational alternatives.

Lambton College ranks #1 in Ontario and #2 in Canada for Research in 2020 in addition to maintaining a ranking within the top 3 Colleges for Research for five straight years.

At Lambton College, we’re proud of where we have been, but more importantly, where we are going, together. With Caring and Vitality as two of our core values at Lambton College, you know you’ll be joining a team of passionate and fun colleagues.

About the Position:
As a Registered Psychotherapist, Psychologist, or Social Work professional, with a Master’s degree and recent clinical and community experience serving a diverse population, you will welcome this opportunity to join our full-time academic team. Reporting to the Manager of Counselling & Accessibility Services, you will work as member of a collaborative, professional team to provide a range of academic, personal/mental health, accessibility, and career counselling services, designed to assist individual students to successfully obtain their academic goals.

Position to commence January 2023

Salary range: 66,555.00 - $115,378

All candidates selected for an interview may be required to present on a topic related to the position during the interview process.

Specific Accountabilities:
•Provides short-term counselling support to students who request academic, personal, mental health, and/or career counselling;
Provides counselling support to students living in Residence or other areas of the college as required;
•Provides crisis intervention services including preliminary triage and direct liaison with local crisis support services;
•Maintains student files and confidential case management details in digital clinical record keeping database;
•Acts in a consultative and training role to faculty and staff to identify and address student issues;
•Develops and facilitates workshops on related issues and makes referrals as required; group counselling experience an asset;
•Participates as a collaborative and consultative member of the Student Success Division and Counselling team to achieve College goals that contribute to student retention and success in the learning environment;
•Builds and maintains community partnerships to address specific ongoing needs of students and works collaboratively with mental health agencies and other community, provincial and national organizations;
•Works on special projects as assigned to advance the provision of Student Success at Lambton College.

Qualifications:
•Master’s or PhD degree in Psychology, Counselling, Social Work or relevant professional degree is required and the successful candidate will be a registered member qualified to practice the controlled act of psychotherapy in the Province of Ontario;
•A minimum of five years recent, relevant professional experience as a member of a clinical, educational, community agency or teaching team serving a diverse population is required;
•Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality, work with diverse populations, respond to needs in a sensitive and positive manner and utilize excellent judgment;
•Must have an in-depth understanding of personal, social, and educational challenges that affect postsecondary student life and learning;
•Experience providing counselling support to students in a post-secondary environment, with understanding of diversity issues impacting students and related legislation / guidelines including the Ontario Human Rights Code, Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, AODA and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms;
•The successful candidate will have demonstrated theoretical and practical knowledge and application of counselling techniques, confidentiality, and current standards of professional practice; Single Session counselling and trauma-informed training an asset
•The successful candidate will have excellent group presentation and interpersonal skills, including superior ability to establish rapport, analytical and research skills, initiative, and the ability to function independently and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.
•Strong and effective computer skills, MS Office and Teams, case and learning management systems, knowledge of adaptive technology and digital tools for student support services;
•Demonstrated success engaged in positive and collaborative problem-solving and teamwork that supports the success of our diverse student population,
•Excellent mediation and conflict resolution skills; written and verbal communication skills.

Closing Statement:
Lambton College is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free selection process. If contacted regarding this competition, please advise the interview coordinator of accommodation measures you may require during our selection process. Information received relating to accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.

We thank all applicants for their interest and wish to advise that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Lambton College hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. In support of a diverse and inclusive college community, Lambton College welcome applications from all qualified candidates, including Indigenous, Métis and Inuit persons, members of sexual minority groups, persons with disabilities and visible minorities.

TO APPLY: https://www.lambtoncollege.ca/About-Us/ ... t-Lambton/
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