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Employment Counsellor

 

Shuswap Nation Tribal Council

Employment Counsellor, Aboriginal Skills Employment and
Training Strategy, Aboriginal Training and Employment Centre office

External Posting – Deadline extended to April 27, 2018

The Shuswap Nation Tribal Council, also known as the SNTC, was formed in 1980 as an effort of the Secwepemc chiefs to advance the issues of aboriginal rights. We are looking for an Employment Counsellor to work out of the Aboriginal Training and Employment Centre (ATEC) and provide career/employment counselling support to clients as well as promoting employment and training programs in a friendly, courteous and helpful manner.

The Position:

The Shuswap Nation Tribal Council is looking for a dynamic individual for the position of Employment Counsellor. The Employment Counsellor will serve as an advocate and link for clients of the Aboriginal Skills Employment & Training Strategy. This is a full-time term position starting on April 30, 2018 and ending on October 31, 2018.


Relevant Knowledge and Abilities

  • Knowledge of business machine operations: fax, photocopier, computer and scanner;
  • Prepare training contract documents for approval;
  • Work with clients to develop return to work action plans and maintain;
  • Develop progress and continuous development strategies and goals for each participant;
  • Evaluates client eligibility for programs and services;
  • Demonstrate ability to multi-task, set priorities effectively under tight deadlines and problem solve;
  • Interviews clients and identifies interests, skills, suitability and job readiness;
  • Experience in public speaking and group facilitation.

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Minimum of diploma in social sciences discipline (education, social work) or career practitioner certification, with 2-­3 years of experience or the equivalent combination of education and work experience;
  • Strong technical competency of computer skills and knowledge of computer programs such as Microsoft applications, Outlook and database;
  • A valid BC Drivers’ license with a drivers’ abstract, reliable vehicle and willingness to travel on ASETS business are required;
  • Work experience with Aboriginal organizations;
  • Maintain confidentiality on all client files and other relevant information;
  • Provide itinerant services to outlying regions of Skeetchestn Indian Band and Simpcw on a regular basis.

In accordance with the SNTC Human Resource Policy, the first priority will be to hire
qualified persons of Secwepemc ancestry.
Pursuant to the Aboriginal Employment Preferences Policy within the Canadian Human Rights Act, preference may be given to applicants of Aboriginal ancestry.

If you are interested in a career like this with a great organization, please submit your resume,
cover letter, and references (saved as one Word document) referencing Employment
Counsellor in the email subject line to
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by noon April 27, 2018. The Shuswap Tribal Nation Council thanks all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

COOPERATIVE EDUCATION COORDINATORS - BCIT

Hiring: 2 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION COORDINATORS

  • 1 full-time permanent
  • 1 full-time temporary (one year term)

 

CENTRE FOR WORKPLACE EDUCATION (CO-OP)

 

BCIT’s Centre for Workplace Education is looking for Cooperative Education Coordinators to be responsible for placement of co-op students in appropriate training related jobs in industry, evaluation of student’s co-op or experiential learning accomplishments, and academic development of co-op education programs.

 

ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Marketing co-op programs to new employers and prospective students.
  • Soliciting employers for new and recurring student employment opportunities.
  • Career counseling.
  • Teaching pre-employment classes.
  • Planning and developing co-op education programs.

 

The Coordinator must maintain communication with students and employers, industry associations and others involved in the co-op education process. The successful candidate must also be able to work flexible hours and travel on occasion.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree (ideally in applied sciences, business, engineering or technology); master’s degree is preferred.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in a post-secondary Cooperative Education operating environment or five years’ experience in the employment transition services field dealing directly with clients and employers, or equivalent.
  • Teaching and curriculum development experience at the post-secondary level.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written, verbal, listening and presentation).
  • Knowledge of post-secondary technology and trades programs.
  • Planning, organization, coordination and follow up skills.
  • Client service oriented and able to work in a collegial environment.
  • Proficient in computer applications including MS Office, email, Internet research and database management.
  • Extensive marketing experience.
  • Self-motivated and results oriented.
  • Knowledge of provincial, federal, and international employment and labor policies an asset.
  • A valid driver’s license and the use of a dependable vehicle is preferred.

TERM OF APPOINTMENT:  Anticipated Start Date: June 1, 2018 

SALARY RANGE: $51,996 to $91,078 per annum.  Salary based on education, experience and placement criteria as outlined in the Collective Agreement.

COMPETITION NUMBER: 18SF115

OPENING DATE: April 7, 2018      

CLOSING DATE:  April 22, 2018

 

BCIT offers a competitive salary, generous benefits package and promotes an inclusive workplace. BCIT is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

 

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If selected for an interview, candidates will be required to present original copies of credentials.

 

To apply, visit us online at careers.bcit.ca .

We are only able to accept applications that are submitted on the BCIT Careers website.

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