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Psychologists' Association of Alberta

Jul 15, 2021

Career Development Officer
Job Description 01 July 2021
1.0 FTE
Five days/week
Team Lead
Member Communities, Mentorship Program, Practice Enhancement, Career Supports
Team Member
Practice Advisors, Membership, Membership, Referral Service, Continuing Professional Development & Website
This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer
MEMBER COMMUNITIES

  • Higher Logic Platform Lead for Communities of Practice
  • Support lead for PAA Communities of Practice
  • Administrative support for the PAA Committee on Communities of Practice
  • Responsible for member engagement in PAA Collaborate.

MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

  • Higher Logic Platform Lead for Mentorship Software
  • Administrative support for the Mentorship Taskforce
  • Integration of mentorship programming

PRACTICE ENHANCEMENT

  • Lead for the PAA Professional Ethics Round Tables
  • Support for the PAA Practice Advisor program
  • Lead for PAA Supervision Supports projects
  • Private Practice resource development – to include templates for private practice, practice expansion supports, etc.
  • Cultural competency supports for members.

CAREER SUPPORTS

  • Higher Logic Platform Lead for development volunteer coordination
  • Lead for member career supports.
  • Career development resources page for public (becoming a psychologist)
  • Career development resources for members
  • Leadership development for members
  • Equity and diversity career supports.
  • Supports for student members.
  • Supports for PRP (provisionally registered psychologist) members
  • Supports for early career, mid-career, and life members.
  • Supports for members into retirement.

TEAM MEMBER

  • Responsible to assist staff with functions listed in team member areas above.
  • Assist with all other staff & projects as required.
  • Other duties as assigned by the CEO. 

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

  • Networking and collaboration skills
  • Organizational skills and planning skills
  • Leadership and assertiveness skills for public service
  • Technological skills for online environments
  • Proofreading skills and attention to detail
  • Pleasing, personable, accommodating disposition & team player
  • Knowledge of procedures & policies of PAA
  • Represent PAA in a professional, courteous manner ensuring absolute confidentiality is maintained.
  • Ability to work under pressure, particularly during peak periods.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor of Psychology
  • Project management experience an asset.
  • Human relation or career development experience an asset.
  • Experience in related fields considered.

PREFERENCE

  • Preference given to PAA members.

Closing date for applications 01 August 2021 
Start date of 01 September 2021 
Queries to be sent to judim@paa-ab.ca

Please send your cover letter and resume to judim@paa-ab.ca