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Posting Number: CPM-8516
Position Title: Disabilities Counsellor/Educator
Department: Counselling and Disability Services, CDS
Affiliation: CPM
Salary Grade: E
Hiring Salary Range: $64,172 - $72,194. Annual salary will be prorated based on 24.5 hours per week and number of weeks worked in the year.
Maximum of Salary Range: $88, 237
Duration: Temporary Part-Time - Hours a week: 24.5
Hours: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Position Start Date: October 15, 2013   Position End Date: October 14, 2014
 
Purpose:

PLEASE NOTE: Applications for this posting will be accepted until 4:30 pm on Friday, August 9, 2013.

To provide a broad range of services to students with physical, sensory and medical disabilities to support their post secondary experience.
 
Education:
MSW, MA or MEd in Counselling Psychology or equivalent.
 
Experience:
A minimum of 3 years (full-time) related counselling, preferably in a post-secondary educational with a genuine interest in persons with disabilities.
 
Skills:
Familiarity with the legal issues pertaining to the rights of persons with disabilities under Canadian and provincial human rights legislation. Familiarity with disability related issues (e.g., legal, educational, financial) in a post secondary educational environment. Ability to plan and facilitate workshops and speak to large groups of people. Familiarity with assistive technology Familiarity with Clockwork or other case management data bases Good time management and organizational skills. Competent word-processing skills. Excellent verbal, written skills and interpersonal skills. Effective negotiating and problem solving skills. Ability to handle difficult situations with maturity and high degree of professionalism. Ability to work effectively with others (e.g., colleagues, faculty, staff, students) who may have different perspectives. Sensitivity to issues of diversity. Ability to balance being part of a team, accepting supervision while also working autonomously in a variety of situations. Creativity and ability to initiate new programs and services.
 
Cover Letter Required: Yes
 
Dates:
Internal Posting Date: July 26, 2013
Internal Application Deadline: Posted until filled
 
Extended Posting Date: July 26, 2013
Extended Application Deadline: Posted until filled
 
External Posting Date: July 26, 2013
External Application Deadline: Posted until filled

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Applications are to be submitted to: jobs@yorku.ca.

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