Student Services Coordinator/Counselor

Student Services Coordinator/Counselor

Yellowhead Tribal College, located on Treaty 6 territory in Edmonton, Alberta, is looking to hire a full-time Student Services Coordinator/Counselor. This position promotes and supports students' personal growth, academic success, and career development at YTC. 

Responsibilities will include:

  • Engaging in service, internally and externally, that benefits the department, YTC, and the profession
  • Providing individual, short-term personal counselling for current students
  • Providing individual crisis counselling for current students
  • Providing academic success counselling for current students
  • Providing educational and career planning counselling for current and prospective students
  • Facilitating counselling workshops and seminars to groups of students
  • Preparing resources for students, and maintaining accurate records
  • Participating in case conferences and working collaboratively as a member of an inter-professional team
  • Providing consultation services to YTC employees regarding student-related issues

The successful candidate must possess the following:


  • 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 commitment to scholarly counselling
  • Demonstrated commitment to service
  • Knowledge of Indigenous cultures in Canada
  • Knowledge of current and historical issues affecting Indigenous peoples in Canada including trauma and trauma-informed practice in the workplace
  • Knowledge of traditional Indigenous health and healing practices 

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Closing date: Monday, September 9, 2019, 11:59 pm MST

Interested applicants please send cover letter and resume to:

Joy Sandy, Human Resources Officer
joy.sandy@ytcadmin.ca