Career Development Practitioner for Re-imagining Career Services – Mid-career Transitions

Douglas College
September 30, 2024
Offerd Salary:$29.71 to $32.16
Working address:N/A
Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Career Development Practitioner for Re-imagining Career Services – Mid-career Transitions

Posting Number 02147SA Location Hybrid / Coquitlam Campus Grade or Pay Level See Salary Range Salary Range $29.71 to $32.16 per hour. Salary is based on education and experience. Position Type Training Group Contract Employment Posting Type Internal/External Regular/Temporary Contract Employment Type Full-Time Posting Category Training Group Start Date 04/01/2024 End Date 09/30/2024 Day of the Week Other - Various days - Please see Work Arrangements Shift N/A Work Arrangements

This full-time position (40 hours per week) operates out of the Douglas College Coquitlam Campus. Please note that the hours/days will vary depending on participants' schedule, and working hours will include evenings and weekends.

What Douglas Offers

DO what you love. Be good at it. That's how Douglas College defines a great career. It's a philosophy that resonates through our classrooms, our offices and our boardrooms. It inspires our students and drives us to make Douglas College one of BC's Top Employers. We love what we do. And we're looking for passionate, motivated people to join us in making one of Canada's best colleges even better.

The Role

The Career Development Practitioner will pilot a “dual-client” career guidance service model that bridges the career development needs of working adults and employers. The role will proactively guide working Canadians in identifying meaningful and viable career advancement or transition options, as well as support them in strategizing personalized career development plans to achieve their goals.


Career Development:

  • understand, apply and reference career theories;
  • identify suitable action planning activities and documentation for working Canadians;
  • locate gaps in career development and make recommendations for upskilling opportunities;
  • pilot, enhance and develop curriculum to address gaps in career development such as career exploration, values and other topics;
  • administer and debrief career assessments;
  • pilot the framework with up to 50 working Canadian participants;
  • provide one-to-one career counseling to approximately 15 person case load;
  • coordinate, collaborate and case conference with local and national staff.
  • Administration

  • market, recruit and identify participants to contribute to the co-design of the model;
  • administer informed consent and program forms;
  • work collaboratively with all stakeholders and researchers;
  • draft reports;
  • keep detailed participant records and action plans;
  • ensures CCSP is kept up to date on project activities;
  • participates in the maintenance of Douglas College's Quality Management System (ISO 9001:2015); and
  • perform other duties as needed.
  • To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need

  • CCDP designation;
  • 3 years directly related experience;
  • Excellent written and verbal skills;
  • Degree from a recognized university preferred.
  • Link to Full Position Profile Equity Statement

    Douglas College is committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive and equitable learning and working environment. In support of this journey, we welcome all people to apply, including people from groups that are experiencing inequity, including, but not limited, to Indigenous Peoples, racialized or persons of colour, persons with mental or physical disabilities, persons who identify as women, and/or persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and persons of all faith identities, age, marital status, and parental status.

    Needs a Criminal Records Check No

    Posting Detail Information

    Open Date 03/14/2024

    Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

    Interested applicants must submit their application and all required documents online. Please ensure your resume clearly explains how you meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the position for which you are applying.

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    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Are you legally eligible to work in Canada?
  • Yes
  • No
  • If you are not a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident, do you currently have a valid Canadian work permit?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Not Applicable
  • If you have a valid Canadian work permit, please indicate expiry date and the type of work permit you hold. (Type N/A if not applicable).
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Are you a current or former Douglas College employee/student?
  • Current employee
  • Former employee
  • Current student
  • Former student
  • None of the above
  • If you are a current/former employee/student, enter your ID number. (Type in N/A if not applicable.)
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • How did you first find out about this employment opportunity?
  • Douglas College Careers Site
  • LinkedIn
  • Indeed
  • Social Media (Facebook, Instagram)
  • Personal Referral
  • Agency Referral
  • Professional Association Website
  • Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICAN)
  • Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT)
  • Douglas College CareerHUB
  • Career Fair or Other Hiring Event
  • Other
  • Glassdoor
  • Please confirm that you will maintain residency in the Lower Mainland for the duration of your employment.
  • Yes, I confirm
  • No, I am not able to meet this requirement
  • Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents

  • References with Contact Information
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