Student Services Counsellor

  • Full Time
  • Brandon, MB
  • Posted 3 months ago
  • May 27, 2015

Brandon University


Location: Brandon, Manitoba, Canada
Posted On: May. 8, 2015

Type: Full-Time
Category: Student Services & Affairs

Salary: Professional Associate, rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

About the Employer

Brandon University is a leader in providing high quality education to over 3,000 full- and part-time students in arts, science, education, music and health studies. Based in southwestern Manitoba, Brandon University also offers pre-professional and Masters programs, as well as innovative and award-winning outreach programs in a personalized learning environment.


This position is responsible for providing counselling services and human development programs to the Brandon University student community. The duties of this position include individual, relationship, and family counselling; career and vocational counselling; crisis intervention and academic counselling. Clinical services provided by Brandon University’s counsellors involve a wide range of activities including therapy, appropriate referral to other resources and liaison with hospital and community services. This position also involves program development that addresses student retention and mental health issues.

Familiarity of the Manitoba Mental Health Act, Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) and Personal Health Information Act (PHIA). Experience in a post-secondary environment, training or experience in student retention/success, workshop planning, leadership skills, flexibility and a good sense of humor are preferred. The ability to collaborate and work effectively as a member of a team of Student Services professionals is essential.

Job Requirements

Applicants must have a Master’s degree in a clinical counselling or equivalent in a relative discipline, and five (5) years of related clinical experience in areas requiring therapeutic interventions and crisis intervention in young adult mental health issues, cross cultural contexts and group activities of a therapeutic and developmental nature.

Application Deadline: May 27, 2015 or until position is filled
Start Date: July 2, 2015, or upon availablity

Contact Information

Short-listed candidates will be expected to provide copies of credentials at the time of interview.

A letter of application should be accompanied by a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three (3) references. Please send these to:

Mr. Tom Brophy
Associate Vice-President (Student Services & Enrolment Management) & University Registrar
Brandon University
270 – 18th Street
Brandon, MB
Canada, R7A 6A9
Fax: (204) 725-2143


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