|Posting Number: CPM-8090|
|Position Title: Disabilities Counsellor / Educator, Learning Disabilities Services|
|Department: Counselling and Disability Services, CDS|
|Salary Grade: E|
|Hiring Salary Range: $62,913 - $70,778|
|Maximum of Salary Range: $86,506|
|Duration: Temporary Full-Time|
|Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.|
|Position Start Date: October 24, 2012 Position End Date: October 23, 2013|
PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL SEPTEMBER 25, 2012 @ 4:30 P.M.Provide disability-related counselling, advising and advocacy support to students with a diagnosis of learning disability. Review documentation of prospective students to establish eligibility for modified admissions consideration through the Admissions Office. Review documentation of incoming students to determine eligibility for and nature of services to be offered, and determine appropriate Advisor within the Learning Disability Services.
MSW, MA, or MEd. in Counselling Psychology or learning disabilities.
Minimum of 3 years experience in counselling adolescents and adults with learning disabilities. Familiarity with Psycho Educational Assessments, Cognitive and Personality Assessments an asset.
Knowledge and understanding of psychoeducational testing and assessment instruments. Knowledge of a variety of psychiatric disabilities to ensure appropriate referrals and coordination of services. Coaching, training, advocacy skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills required to write support letters and other documents to advocate for students. Excellent empathic and counselling skills to counsel students in distress and mediate and advocate for clientele. Basic computer skills (word-processing and knowledge of specialized technology such as speech-to-text programs). High level of multi-tasking required in job requires excellent organizational ability to manage competing priorities under time restraints.
|Cover Letter Required: Yes|
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