Reporting to the Associate Director of Counselling Services (AD), the position of Manager, Counselling Services (MCS) encompasses supervisory responsibilities of a multidisciplinary team, along with administrative and clinical responsibilities for the department, which assists in the operations of the Service. The incumbent will work closely with other members of the department leadership team to ensure programs offered to students are contributing to the vibrant student experience and the wellness of our campus community. This position is responsible for effectively managing staff, policies, processes, and programs involved in the provision of counselling services.
The MCS performs her/his duties conscientiously and responsibly, adheres to high personal standards of behaviour with students, colleagues, members of the University community and clients of the University, community colleagues and resources, and in a manner consistent with the ethics and responsibilities of her/his own profession.
Multidisciplinary Team Management
The MCS provides leadership in the development and facilitation of multidisciplinary service delivery disposition teams in the provision of mental health treatment on campus. She/he demonstrates skill in the following areas including:
Cultivating and stewarding strong working relationships and partnerships, including:
Coordination of Specific Responsibilities
Each MCS oversees the coordination of and has management authority over one of several specific sets of responsibilities within Counselling Services. These areas include:
Completion of a Master’s degree in a mental health field is necessary. Ph.D. degree in a related field beneficial.
Licensed or eligible to be licensed within a Regulated Mental Health Profession within the province of Ontario.
Progressive clinical and administrative experience in a student-focused post-secondary environment with a background highlighted by mental health and student development expertise.
Competencies will include strategic thinking, leadership, human resource management, organization, and communication as well as an appreciation of the benefits of collaborative intra- and inter-departmental functioning in an ever changing environment.