Professor, Financial Planning

Institute of Technolgy and Advanced Learning
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Professor, Financial Planning

Post by HRConestoga » Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:50 am

Job Title: Professor, Financial Planning
Competition #: 19-198
Dept. / Campus: School of Business/Doon
Posting Date: April 11, 2019
Closing Date: April 28, 2019
Vacancy Type: Academic Full-time Replacement Position
(Full-time Academic employees and current partial-load employees or persons who have been partial-load employees within 4 months prior to the posting are considered internal applicants and will be given first consideration)

Conestoga College is a leader in polytechnic education. Our career-focused education, training, and applied research programs prepare students for success, support industry, and workforce needs, and promote economic prosperity throughout our region and across Ontario.

As a preferred employer, Conestoga is committed to supporting the development and well-being of our employees through competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package, and ongoing professional and personal learning opportunities that result in enhanced skills, shared successes, and an engaged college community.


The School of Business is currently seeking a qualified professional to join the Financial Planning Services Graduate Certificate Program team. Under the direction of the Chair, the Professor is responsible for providing the delivery of curriculum, development of an effective learning environment for students, and academic leadership:

• Designing, updating, and delivering a variety of courses including project courses
• Defining, evaluating, and validating program and course learning outcomes
• Developing alternative delivery strategies, online course development, and teaching as required
• Ensuring program and course curriculum are current, relevant, and reflective of best practices in the field
• Designing appropriate strategies and tools for facilitating and evaluating student progress and achievement
• Creating and maintaining a positive learning environment which supports the diversity of students’ cultures, educational backgrounds, and learning styles
• Participating in department, portfolio/school and college-wide activities/task groups as required
• Working in a collaborative, collegial manner both within the department and across the college
• Support applied research activities including the identification and selection of potential projects
• Development of industry partnerships and collaboration with industry partners
• Fulfilling responsibilities as defined in the Academic Employees Collective Agreement


• Undergraduate degree in Business related discipline required, Masters preferred
• Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Designation required
• Minimum five (5) years' of related industry experience working as a Financial Planner
• Extensive experience completing comprehensive financial plans.
• Thorough understanding of FP Canada’s financial planning competencies
• Previous post-secondary level teaching experience is an asset
• Experience with curriculum development is an asset
• Knowledge and experience of computer systems (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite) and educational technologies (e.g. D2L) is preferred
• Demonstrated exceptional presentation, communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of an academic team
• Demonstrated ability to relate to learners and providing a positive learning environment to students working at different skill levels including international students and students requiring accommodation is an asset
• Strong commitment to academic excellence, student success, and ability to support Conestoga’s continuous quality improvement initiatives
• Strong relationships with industry contacts and network connections is an asset

Successful applicants will be required to commence employment on August 6, 2019 to teach in the fall and winter semesters. Professors will also be required to attend the College Educator Development Program (CEDP) delivered at the Fanshawe Conference Centre in London, Ontario from Tuesday, August 13, 2019 to Thursday, August 15, 2019.

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