Teaching Faculty -- Group Counseling Theory and Practice
City University of Seattle
Vancouver, BC
Canada: Part-time Teaching Faculty - Group Counseling Theory and Practice

Category: Canadian Positions
Department: School of Education
Locations: Vancouver, British Columbia
Posted: May 23, 2019
Closes: Dec 31, 2019 - 11:59 PM EST
Type: Part-time

About City University of Seattle:
City University of Seattle (CityU) is a distinguished and comprehensive private nonprofit university and an affiliate of the National University System. CityU is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). We are dedicated to providing accessible, achievable higher education to adult learners. As a pioneer in digital learning, we have been delivering online education for over 40 years. CityU is ranked by the U.S. News & World Report among the top for online bachelor's degree programs, and among the top online programs for veterans in the U.S. CityU prides itself on having a completion rate of twice the national average according to data from the Chronicle of Higher Education.

CityU has over 20 locations in the Northwest and worldwide. Many of our degree, certificate and endorsement programs are offered online, in-person, mixed-mode and in performance-based formats. Aside from its flagship campus and headquarters in Seattle, CityU offers programs in Canada, China, the Czech Republic, Mexico, Slovakia, Switzerland, and Vietnam.

Job Description:
City University's Canada campus headquartered in Vancouver, B.C. is seeking Part-Time Teaching Faculty to teach on the MEd in School Counselling Program. Employing a practitioner-scholar model, the MEd School Counselling program trains teachers for career options in educational counselling. Students are introduced to a broad range of counselling theoretical concepts, developmental, ethical considerations and the application of skills that are required in the school setting through a breadth of course work, delivered by practitioner faculty. Supported internships allow students to focus on skills that benefit their professional responsibilities as well as challenge their growth in counselling skills. A made-in-Canada curriculum and the use of local Teaching Faculty allow the program to respond to district, regional, and provincial contexts. Graduates of the MEd School Counselling program will be able to apply for school counselling positions as well as other educational career advancements.

Course Summary:
EGC 536 Group Counseling Theory and Practice

Candidates gain an overview of group counselling theories, stages of group development, and the management of group processes. Research skills are developed in the identification and evaluation of group counselling needs within the school. Candidates study and write plans for small group counselling sessions related to specific identified needs that are developmentally and culturally appropriate for participants. Legal issues and ethical approaches are discussed and investigated.

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.

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).

Winter quarter 2020 starting January

Vancouver, B.C.

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
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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.