Associate Program Director/Internship Coordinator

City University of Seattle - Victoria, BC (14 months ago)

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Canada Administrative Faculty: Associate Program Director/Internship Coordinator

Category: Canadian Positions
Department: School of Education
Locations: Victoria, British Columbia
Posted: Jul 24, 2019
Closes: Open Until Filled
Type: Full-time

About City University of Seattle:
Founded in 1973 in Seattle, Washington, City University of Seattle in Canada is a private, not-for-profit University. Its mission is to change lives for good by offering high quality and relevant lifelong education to anyone with the desire to learn. CityU of Seattle cares about students, learning and opportunities.

We offer a creative challenge, committed colleagues, well-developed goals for improvement and expansion, a supportive environment where human relationships are as important as outcomes, and a chance to change lives for good and educate the next generation of international leaders in education. We are small enough that one person can make a difference, both in the organization and in the lives of students.

The Master of Counselling program emphasizes: application of theory to practice and the development of skills in case conceptualization, ethical awareness, appreciation of diversity, and self-awareness. Using a cohort learning model, students complete their program of studies over a three year period, primarily via Saturday classes, while providing the opportunity to maintain their employment. These learners are mature, conscientious, and dedicated to maximizing the learning opportunities provided by the faculty members.

Job Description: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.

Application Instructions:
CityU of Seattle accepts application materials through this online application process only. Please submit a complete application to be considered for this position. A complete application includes:

Completed Electronic Application Form
Current Resume
Cover Letter
Note: A resume does not substitute for a complete application.

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