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May 1, 2003, Gazette

Director, Memorial University Counselling Centre
A division of Student Affairs and Services

Applications are invited for the position of Director of the Counselling Centre, Memorial University. The appointment, at the rank of Associate or Full Professor in Counselling, is a renewable five-year term, starting Sept. 1, 2003, and is subject to budgetary approval.

The Director reports to the Dean of Student Affairs and is responsible for the management and administrative oversight of the Counselling Centre, the Blundon Centre for Students with Disabilities, and the Campus Chaplaincy.

Candidates should have expertise in personal counselling and strong administrative abilities. Required qualifications include a doctorate in professional psychology, registration with the Newfoundland Board of Examiners in Psychology, and at least five years of experience in an academic setting. Preferred qualifications include five or more years of professional experience in a comprehensive academic counselling centre and a proven track record of scholarly or research activities.

The Counselling Centre offers a wide range of services for students, including personal counselling, career counselling, and academic support, and is committed to multi-disciplinary graduate training at the master’s and doctoral levels.

Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, the names of three referees, and a statement outlining how the Counselling Centre might develop under the applicant's directorship to:

Dr. Elizabeth Church
Chair, Search Committee
Counselling Centre
Memorial University
St John’s, NL A1C 5S7
e-mail: echurch@

The closing date for receipt of applications is May 22, 2003.
In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. Memorial University is committed to employment equity.