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5 Dec 2018

Clerical / Administrative Psychologist

Cégep Heritage CollegeAnywhere

Job Description

SUMMARY

The position of psychologist encompasses the functions of a clinician, as well as the responsibility for leading activities and providing guidance on issues relating to the mental health and the personal and academic development of students.

The Psychologist oversees the intake and referral services for students, directing them to the appropriate internal or external resources of the College.

DUTIES

  • Help individual students use their own resources in coping with a problem situation. Create a climate conducive to the integration of an experience.
  • Use standardized assessment tools, conduct interviews and make observations, if necessary. Analyze and interpret the observations and data collected.
  • Refer individual students to other organizations such as community health services, social service centers and hospitals if necessary.
  • Take part in case studies within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Collaborate with other stakeholders concerned, and as part of the College’s success plan, develop, implement, lead and evaluate activities fostering the personal growth and academic achievement of students.
  • Upon request, help teaching staff gain a fuller understanding of the interpersonal relationship dynamics between teacher and student.
  • Develop and maintain contacts with representatives of the health and social services network and other partner organizations in their own area of competence.
  • Prepare and update records, adhering to the standards of their profession and the College’s by-laws.
  • May be called upon to intervene in order to defuse crises or emergency situations and suggest avenues for resolving them.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Furthermore, concerning the guidance counseling services, this person will:

 

  • Assist other personnel in the development of strategies to better serve our students.
  • Assume the shared responsibility for personal counseling and career counseling of students.
  • Advise and provide follow-ups on students who are under academic probation.
  • Administer interest and aptitude tests and meet with students regarding the interpretation of results.
  • Is a member of the CERT (Crisis Event Response Team) committee of the College.
  • Maintain constant relations with the administrative staff, the teachers, the parents and with other institutions involved in the guidance of students.
  • May be asked to represent Student Services on some committees.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Must be a member of l’Ordre des psychologues du Québec.

  • Pertinent experience at the Collegial level will be considered an asset.
  • Must be fluently bilingual in both English and French (written, spoken and comprehension).
  • Must be fluently bilingual in both English and French (written, spoken and comprehension).

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must possess excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Must have excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Must be diligent, dynamic, creative and detail oriented.
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision, and have the ability to work as part of a team.
  • Must be flexible and able to adapt quickly to different situations.
  • Must have a good work ethic and exercise discretion.

ANNUAL SALARY

$46,836.00 to $88,805.00

Job Categories: Full-time. Job Types: Clerical / Administrative. Job expires in 22 days.

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