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Department of Student Development

Competition Number: 119115
Type: Management & Excluded
Closing Date: July 26, 2019
Category: Temporary Full-Time Term Specific


Medicine Hat College invites applications for a Counsellor in our Student Development department. This appointment is full time term specific, 35 hours per week, beginning as soon as possible to March 10, 2021.



This position will provide crisis intervention and counselling services to students at our Medicine Hat campus. As part of a larger mental health strategy, the Counsellor will assist in resolving personal issues hindering academic success, liaise with internal and external student support services, and maintain student records and statistical data as required by Counselling Services. The Counsellor will develop and deliver student support forums including workshops on managing stress, balancing studies with personal lives, establishing positive relationships, and sexual health.



  • Graduate degree is required in Psychology, Social Work, Counselling, or a related discipline
  • Minimum 2 years professional experience, including work with diverse groups & cultures
  • Registration with a regulated body required
  • Experience facilitating group therapy
  • Experience working effectively in a team setting
  • Experience working in a post-secondary education environment is preferred
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, communication, coaching, and mentoring skills
  • Required to work some evenings


About MHC 

Known for our focus on students - and our innovative and collaborative nature – Medicine Hat College proudly serves over 8,000 learners each year. Committed to the communities of southeastern Alberta, Medicine Hat College is a learner focused provider of quality education, training, and services. The College provides a culture of excellence and numerous benefits; and is a great place to work, learn and grow. MHC is a proud member of Campus Alberta and welcomes partnership to benefit our students and communities. To learn more visit www.mhc.ab.ca.


Submission Details

Please submit your cover letter quoting competition #119115 with your resume and the names of three references, in one document.  This competition will remain open until July 26, 2019.

Please indicate in your cover letter where you first saw the ad for this position.

This position will require the successful candidate to present a valid Police Information/Criminal Record Check, including a Vulnerable Sector Search.

Submit your application by one of the following methods:

  • Email (You can select the "Apply Now" button below.) Please send your application as an attachment in either .doc,.docx,.pdf or .rtf formats (only).

  • In person.

  • Canada Post.

    Applications will not be accepted via fax

    Medicine Hat College
    Human Resources
    299 College Drive S.E.
    Medicine Hat, AB T1A 3Y6
    E-mail: hr@mhc.ab.ca

    Medicine Hat College is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

    Only applicants being granted an interview will be contacted. All others are thanked for their interest.

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