Website Western University

Job Description:

The purpose of the Counsellor role is to determine, coordinate, and in some cases directly provide, appropriate academic accommodation and related services for students with disabilities

Job Responsibilities:

  •  This support allows students a fair opportunity to engage in their studies as effectively and independently as possible while maintaining academic integrity of Western’s courses and programs.
  • By providing accommodation and skill development services for students, the Counsellor role assists the University in supporting diversity and complying with human rights legislation concerning accommodation and accessibility.
  • The Counsellor also plays a central role in implementing Senate policies.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to use knowledge of counselling skills, empathy, problem solving, and various intervention strategies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to deliver information professionally in difficult circumstances
  • Professional manner, tact, diplomacy and discretion in interactions with students and colleagues
  • Expertise in working with persons with disabilities

Job Details:

Company: Western University

Vacancy Type: Temporary

Job Location: Mississauga, ON, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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