Thompson Rivers University
December 01, 2023
Offerd Salary:$71,520
Working address:N/A
Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Negotigation
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Application Restrictions

Open to both Internal and external

Job Type

Faculty (Sessional)

Posting In effect from


Closing Application Date


Applications will be reviewed commencing the closing application date and may continue until the position is filled.

Instructional Type

Instructional Support

Anticipated Start Date


Position End Date (If Applicable)



Counsellors promote and support the personal growth, academic success and career development of TRU students.

The specific duties for this position are:

To provide individual, short-term personal counselling for current students

To provide individual crisis counselling for current students

To provide academic success counselling for current students

To provide educational and career planning counselling for current and prospective students

To facilitate counselling workshops, groups and seminars

To participate in case conferences and work collaboratively as a member of an inter-professional team

To provide consultation services to TRU employees regarding student-related issues

To prepare resources for students, and maintain accurate and confidential records


Master's degree in counselling psychology or equivalent from an accredited post-secondary institution, with supervised clinical experience at a graduate level

Two years of experience in providing counselling in a post-secondary (or equivalent) setting

Experience with group and/or workshop facilitation

Demonstrated ability to exercise initiative, mature judgement, empathy and tact in all interactions

Demonstrated commitment to fostering equity, diversity and inclusion

Pay Band

$71,520.00 - $181,896.00 ( According to TRUFA Salary Schedule (Range TS01 - TS35) )


Kamloops, BC CA (Primary)

# of Hires Needed


Organizational Unit

Thompson Rivers University -> Faculty of Student Development -> CASA (Counselling, Academic Supports & Assessment)

Diversity and Inclusion Commitment:

Thompson Rivers University is strongly committed to hiring based on merit with a focus on fostering diversity of thought within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, Indigenous, Black and People of Colour, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

NOTE: To learn more about Thompson Rivers University or living in Kamloops or Williams Lake please visit our Careers website. External Candidates invited to interview will be required to bring a copy of their transcripts to the interview.

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