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Professor, Teaching and Learning - COLT

Post by centennialcollege » Wed Oct 23, 2019 3:56 pm

Professor, Teaching and Learning
Centre for Organizational Learning and Teaching (COLT) / Academic Excellence Unit (AEU)

Diversity, equity and inclusion are fundamental to our mission to educate students. We are committed to education that places strong emphasis on global citizenship, social justice and equity. We live this value through the strength and richness that diversity brings to our workforce and welcome contributors from equity groups including: Indigenous Peoples, Visible Minorities, Persons with Disabilities, Lesbian Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer persons.

Classification: Full time Faculty
Salary Range: As per Academic Collective Agreement
Location: Progress Campus

Position Summary:
The successful candidate will be responsible to teach assigned courses as well as provide leadership with faculty members and specialized expertise to advance the College’s Strategic Plan: Book of Commitments, Third Edition and the Academic Plan: Leading Through Learning. They will also provide academic leadership supporting integration of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) and advancing the College’s research and scholarship agenda. This work will be done developmentally through courses and workshops, as well as individual/small group coaching via COLT programs and events—internally as well as externally.
Additionally, work will include participation in academic development activities focused on teaching and learning excellence, program renewal, committee participation, applied research projects, technology integration, as well as design and delivery of educational products for training a wide range of educators.

In addition to teaching assigned courses, the successful candidate will be expected to:
• Use effective interpersonal communication skills with students, faculty, management and external partners
• Provide and promote a respectful and supportive environment based upon the principles of inclusion, equity and diversity
• Work effectively in a team-based environment
• Demonstrate high tolerance for ambiguity in a work environment where priorities may change quickly and new opportunities may emerge that require our immediate attention
• Create a positive and engaging learning environment that models the strategic initiatives of the college
• Use a variety of appropriate teaching/learning strategies that model strategic initiatives
• Guide and assist academic staff (management and faculty) as they plan, develop, implement, review, and modify diploma, certificate and degree program and course curriculum;
• Consult, coach, and guide academic staff (management and faculty) in relation to a range of teaching, learning, and curriculum issues;
• Build institutional capacity in all aspects of teaching and learning through coaching, providing professional development, and creating and sharing support/resources, tools, and materials;
• Plan, deliver, and evaluate workshops, courses, and programs related to teaching and learning, for faculty and other stakeholders;
• Guide the creation and revision of learning outcomes, course outlines, program design, and development of assessments to ensure programs achieve learning outcomes;
• Use academic technology effectively and appropriately to engage learners and support learning
• Evaluate achievement of learning outcomes using a variety of approaches and techniques, providing regular feedback
• Develop, revise and adapt appropriate learning resources
• Critically examine learning materials and classroom instructional practice to assure academic quality as well as equity and inclusion of all learners
• Contribute as a subject-matter expert in learning related to equity, diversity and inclusion to support teaching and learning
• Maintain contacts with discipline-related and professional associations that support and advance teaching and learning in higher education
• Remain current in knowledge of adult education and instructional delivery methodologies
• Remain current in trends and standards related to postsecondary education in Ontario
• Attend meetings, maintain learner grades/assessments and participate in activities pertinent to faculty responsibilities.

• Masters level degree in related field, PhD an asset.
• Minimum five (5) years of teaching experience at the adult and/or post-secondary
• Additional course(s), certification, qualification, formal training or experience in faculty development;
• Minimum two (2) years’ experience designing and delivering faculty development programs;
• Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the use of educational technologies to enhance learning;
• Experience in the development and delivery of hybrid and online curriculum
• Knowledge of the College education system and outcomes based education;
• Demonstrated experience in applied research and/or scholarship, particularly related to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning;
• Demonstrated extensive knowledge of postsecondary adult learning theory, principles and practices, and with diversity and inclusion imperatives;
• Demonstrated understanding of diversity, equity and inclusion to meet the needs of our diverse student, staff and college community including application of Universal Design for Learning principles;
• Demonstrated experience with providing supportive guidance in developing/writing research proposals;
• Demonstration of application of reflective practice in own and others’ professional development;
• Demonstrated competence in written, oral and interpersonal skills;
• Demonstrated ability to work within a team;
• Experience in curriculum development and program-related applied research is an asset.

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"Proof of credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post secondary institutions and/or their foreign equivalents will be required at the time of job offer."

When applying, your cover letter and résumé must include examples that reflect all of the requested skills and qualifications and must be submitted online by October 30, 2019 at 4:30 PM. Please quote Competition #19-F-68. Misrepresentation of applicant information will be grounds for your exclusion from the competition or for dismissal should you subsequently be hired for the position. We regret we cannot accept phone calls. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

We are committed to providing persons with disabilities equal opportunities regarding all employment activities, including access to jobs and accommodations during employment as required, in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC) and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

COMPETITION # 19-F-68 POSTING DATE: October 23, 2019 EXPIRY DATE: October 30, 2019

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