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Academic And Vocational Information Counsellor

Position Description

The Eastern Shores School Board is seeking applications from interested candidates for the following position: ACADEMIC AND VOCATIONAL INFORMATION COUNCELLOR




Board office




35 hours per week

Hourly rate

From $26.22 to $43.49 per hour

Work schedule

Monday to Friday

Immediate supervisor

Director of Adult Education

Intended clientele

Adult & Vocational Center

Start Date

August 15th 2022

Date of Posting

June 7, 2022


June 20, 2022


The position of academic and vocational information counsellor encompasses, in particular, responsibility for providing information, advice, assistance and guidance to students in the youth and adult sectors on programs of study, course selection and labour market to help them become familiar with academic and career paths so as to make informed choices.


The academic and vocational information counsellor participates in developing and implementing an academic and vocational information service that meets the academic and administrative requirements of both the educational institutions and the school board.

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Meets individually with students to offer them support and accompaniment related to their needs, their issues and their career choice questions;

Welcomes the student, analyzes his needs and carries out individual interventions respecting his field of competence and the framework of Bill 21;

Refers the student to services aimed at their well-being and success;

Uses tools and resources that promote self-knowledge, exploration of options, decision-making and validation of professional choice;

Develops, analyzes, validates, uses and transmits information on the world of education, professions and the labour market;

Supports the process surrounding university, college and professional applications;

Meet students in groups and make face-to-face or virtual presentations to answer questions related to academic and professional information;

Develops activities in collaboration with cegep and external members.Supports activities related to job search: individual meetings, facilitation of classroom workshops, organization of job fairs, updating of resources and documentation, correction of CVs and cover letters, mock interviews, validation of job search methods;

Could initiate and carry out the Operation of the Recovery

Participates in the development and operation of the educational and vocational information service;

Writes annual reports;

If necessary, performs any other related tasks.


A bachelor’s degree in an appropriate specialty, notably:

Academic and vocational counselling; guidance counselling, career guidance or career development. Relevant teaching experience in the Quebec school system would be an asset

Special Requirements

The person must be bilingual (French and English). (Spoken and written);

Work experience relevant to the duties set out in the job description;

Very good communication, interpersonal, Collaboration and teamwork skills in a work environment with students and faculty;

Very good customer service skills;

Knowledge of Benchmarks software and websites

Good knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneDrive, Teams, Forms, Booking);

Knowledge of the college environment and CLARA software are assets


Ability to establish and maintain interpersonal relationships

Critical thinking



Ability to work in a team


Sense of initiative

Concern for a job well done

Ability to lead a group

The candidate will be subject to evaluation through testing and interviewing

Interested candidates should forward their curriculum vitae, transcripts and diplomas, indicating in subject the posting number to

Eastern Shores School Board is committed to equal access to employment and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities and persons with disabilities. ESSB will only contact the candidates selected for interviews.

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