Individualized Study Tutor - PSYC 388, 406

Home Office, Alberta
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Home Office
Depends on Experience 
Permanent Part Time
Division Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences FTE Not Applicable
Location Name Home Office Position Type Permanent Part Time
Location Home Office, Alberta Job ID 1460
Posted 08/10/2018 Wage Min 0.0000
Closing Date 08/26/2018 Wage Max 0.0000
Approximately 0.5 Blocks (16 students)  

Individualized Study Tutor

Athabasca University’s Learning Services Tutorial Department is seeking an Individualized Study Tutor for the following course(s):

PSYC 388 Introduction to Counselling:

PSYC 406 Introduction to Theories of Counselling and Psychotherapy:

This position is responsible for providing academic support to students and for marking assignments and exams.

Qualifications and Experience Required:  Master’s Degree required (PhD preferred) in Counselling Psychology or related area. A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a counselling role an asset. Preference will be given to applicants who are Registered Psychologists and/or Certified Counsellor. The successful candidate should have extensive knowledge of counselling’s evolution, processes, theories, foundational skills, and specializations. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing academic assistance to students, for marking assignments, and for assigning and recording final grades.  Teaching experience at a post-secondary level is required.  Experience in distance learning and familiarity with distance education and digital teaching technologies is preferred.  Experience with adult education and Moodle online course delivery is considered an asset.  All educational credentials must be recognized in Canada.

Along with the relevant academic credentials as mentioned above, this position requires excellent communication, organizational, administration and online/computer skills.  The successful candidate should have demonstrated ability to maintain a high academic standard, maintain accurate student records, and return students’ work promptly and within the University’s required service standards.  Candidates must own or have access to a computer and internet with the capability to communicate with the University and students and the capability to run any applications required to perform tutorial support.  Please see for more information on computer and internet connection requirements.

For further information about this position, please contact Colleen McClure, Academic Coordinator, Psychology at or 1-888-934-7710.

First consideration will be given to internal applicants according to Article 7 of The Board/CUPE Collective Agreement, followed by those candidates who are able to work from Alberta and then those who are able to work from within Canada.