Professor – Community and Child Studies Foundations & Social Service Worker

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Professor – Community and Child Studies Foundations & Social Service Worker

Post by centennialcollege » Mon Feb 24, 2020 3:40 pm

Professor – Community and Child Studies Foundations & Social Service Worker
School of Community and health Studies

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 and Ashtonbee Campuses

Position Summary:
This is a cross-appointed position, where the successful candidate will be teaching across two programs and at two campuses within the Community Services Department in the School of Community and Health Studies. Priority teaching will be with our Community and Child Studies Foundations Program (CCSF) at Progress Campus. CCSF is an academic pathway Certificate for students who want to pursue a Diploma in Community Studies, but don’t meet the admission requirements and need extra support to prepare them for success. Our Social Service Worker Program is located at Ashtonbee Campus. The successful candidate will be teaching in classroom, computer laboratory and field settings in the School of Community and Health Studies. As well as teaching, the successful candidate will engage in curriculum development, student advising, and professional and scholarly activities. He or she may participate in program advisory committees, program accreditation, applied research initiatives, community outreach and ongoing future program needs.

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 or community members, showing a sensitivity to intercultural communication
• Provide and promote a respectful and supportive environment based on the principles of inclusion, equity and diversity
• Work effectively in a team-based environment
• Create a positive teaching environment
• Use a variety of appropriate teaching/learning strategies
• Use academic technology effectively to enhance and support learning
• Evaluate student achievement of learning outcomes using a variety of techniques
• Develop, revise and adapt appropriate learning resources for students
• Engage students to create a positive teaching and learning environment
• Critically examine learning materials and classroom instructional practice for discriminatory bias or barriers
• Provide academic support to students as part of regularly scheduled office hours
• Contribute as a subject matter expert to support curriculum development and revision
• Maintain contacts with relevant industry and professional associations
• Remain current in technical knowledge and instructional delivery techniques
• Attends meetings, maintains records of student grades/assessments, and participates in meetings and activities pertinent to faculty responsibilities

• Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work required, Masters of Social Work is a strong asset
• Eligibility for membership to Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers is required
• Minimum of 3 years work experience in the social services sector
• Minimum of 2 years of experience teaching or training adults, with demonstrated teaching in Social Services and/or an access program with focus on removing barriers to learning
• Knowledge of adult education principles and the role of learning outcomes, instructional approaches and evaluation techniques to be used
• Demonstrated experience supporting student success, especially students who face academic barriers
• Demonstrated excellence in written, verbal and interpersonal skills, including inter-professional collaboration and education
• Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team
• Demonstrated understanding of diversity, equity and inclusion to meet the needs of our diverse students, staff and college community

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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 March 5, 2020 at 4:30 PM. Please quote Competition #20-F-07. 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 #20-F-07 POSTING DATE: February 20, 2020 EXPIRY DATE: March 5, 2020

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