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Provisional Psychologist, Werklund School of Education

Job ID: 24237

Updated: October 25, 2021

Location: Main Campus

We would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the traditional territories of the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta. The City of Calgary is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Region III.

Position Description

The Department of Integrated Services in Education in the Werklund School of Education invites applications for a Provisional Psychologist commencing January 1, 2022. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a team to provide assessment and intervention services to children, youth, and families in a University based training clinic. The incumbent will also have ample exposure to teaching, professional development, and supervision. The ideal candidate will have training and experience providing psychoeducational assessments and intervention services and has obtained a graduate degree in educational or school psychology.

Integrated Services in Education Vision:  

Assessment that informs intervention, research that supports innovation, professional development that empowers practice, and training that prepares future practitioners

Integrated Services in Education (ISE) provides a practicum experience for graduate students in School and Applied Child Psychology and Counselling Psychology programs to develop skills appropriate to their areas of study. The clinicians in ISE are graduate students who are applying assessment skills under the supervision of Supervising Psychologists, who are Registered Psychologists in Alberta. Within this mandate, ISE also strives to provide quality, lower cost services to members of the community. Presently, ISE provides psychoeducational assessments for children, approximately 5 to 20 years of age, including those transitioning into and out of K - 12 schooling. Additionally, ISE offers a reading intervention program for children in Grades 2 to 4 and a variety of counselling programs for children, youth, parents, and emerging adults. 

Position Includes:

  • Working 7 hours a day for 48 weeks between January 1, 2022 and December 31, 2022.
  • Four weeks of personal time during the year contract; three during scheduled University breaks and one negotiable.
  • Reception to meet, greet, and book clients.
  • Administrative services provided to create and close files and manage payment.
  • All essential resource materials and supplies provided. 
  • Supervision provided as outlined by the College of Alberta Psychologists (CAP).
  • Salary plus minimal benefits.


  • Registered as a Provisional Psychologist with the CAP.
  • Strong psychoeducational assessment training.
  • Excellent command of English language, written and oral/verbal.
  • Computer literate.
  • Experience working with children and youth.

Application Process:
Interested individuals are encouraged to submit an application online via the `Apply Now' link and include in one PDF:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Redacted psychoeducational assessment report

Questions regarding this opportunity should be addressed to Dr. Erica Makarenko, Director, Integrated Services in Education, University of Calgary by email ([email protected] or [email protected]).

This position will remain open until filled. However, applications will be reviewed as they are received.


The University of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Strategy in line with the foundational goals of Eyes High, committing to creating a rich, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and supports Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous community partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous perspectives in all that we do.

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

Additional Information

To learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Academic Careers website. For more information about the Werklund School of Education visit Careers in the Werklund School of Education.

About the University of Calgary
The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit
About Calgary, Alberta

Calgary is one of the world's cleanest cities and has been named one of the world's most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour's drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America. 


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