To support the well being of a diverse population of McGill students to promote their healthy development and academic success. Fosters and builds networks and relationships with MORSL, ISS, FPH, SEDE, other McGill resources and community resources to support student needs on a holistic basis. Counselling uses a multifaceted approach to support students in distress, supporting the resiliency of our student body, and collaborate with our partners on campus to create a healthier learning and working environment. We provide programming and service delivery with a holistic view of the individual that recognizes the diverse contributors to psychological wellbeing and the different ways of conceptualizing healing.
- Development, implementation and maintenance of systems for collaborating with liaisons in fostering and maintaining relationships with psychological and psychiatric providers in the community.
- Tracks hospitalization of clients for mental health reasons, monitors and tracks students within the counseling center system. Maintains referral lists providers personally known/trusted by clinicians. Creates treatment summaries, case histories and/or treatment goal descriptions to pass on to the receiving facilities at the client's request.
- Provides training to staff and partners concerning hospitalization procedures and interactions. Engages available database systems in maintaining local provider lists, across treatment modalities and insurance coverage.
- Provides consultation and follow-up with students trying to access services. Other duties as assigned.
- Meets with students in crisis. Conducts crisis counselling or makes referrals, as appropriate and required. Participates in in-service training and staff seminars, i.e., case conferences.
- Works on special projects, as assigned.
Three (3) years’ related experience.
Other Qualifying Skills and/or Abilities:
Master’s degree, preferred. Member of the OPQ, preferred. Demonstrated ability to make decisions independently. Professionalism, good organizational and interpersonal skills are essential. Must be able to contribute actively to a team. Demonstrated competence working with young adults. Excellent presentation and communication skills. Able to support students from diverse communities drawing upon personal lived experience, formal training and previous work experience. Lived experience with diverse communities is a strong asset. Demonstrated ability to work in a Microsoft environment using Word, PowerPoint, PRESENT, internet search engines and email. English and French, spoken and written.
How to Apply:
*Internal candidates: Please provide your McGill ID number when applying.*
Please submit your curriculum vitae and cover letter, clearly indicating the reference number, via email to: hr.stuserv [at] mcgill.ca
Applications must be received no later than August 24, 2017.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
McGill University is committed to equity in employment and diversity. It welcomes applications from indigenous peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others who may contribute to further diversification.