Professor, Woodworking (2 Vacancies)

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Professor, Woodworking (2 Vacancies)

Post by HRConestoga » Fri Feb 19, 2021 3:39 pm

Job Title: Professor, Woodworking (2 Vacancies)
Competition #: 21-119
Dept. / Campus: School of Engineering & Technology/Doon
Posting Date: February 19, 2021
Closing Date: March 7, 2021
Vacancy Type: Two Academic Full-time Position (2 Replacements)
(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)

As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves around the world and in our local community, Conestoga College continues to adjust plans based on the guidance provided by our local Public Health authority. Considering these unprecedented circumstances, all final hiring decisions remain contingent upon confirmed enrolment numbers and the evolving work environment. Conestoga College will take appropriate measures to protect the safety and well-being of our College community and prospective candidates throughout the recruitment and selection process, including the scheduling of remote interviews.

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.

Although many of our employees are currently working remotely, all employees are expected to be able to work on campus as required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The School of Engineering & Technology is currently seeking two qualified professionals to join the Woodworking program team as a Professor. Under the direction of the Chair, the Professor is responsible for the delivery of curriculum, development of an effective learning environment for students and academic leadership through:

• 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

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Woodworking Technician, Technology Diploma, or equivalent required; 438A Journeyperson is an asset
• Five years of experience at the Journeyperson level or nine years of relevant woodworking experience required
• Experience with 3D CAD Software and Modelling (such as Fusion, Inventor, WoodWOP, or SolidWorks) is an asset
• Previous teaching experience preferred
• 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

One successful applicant to commence employment in August 2021. The vacation period for this position will be scheduled during the Spring semester. One successful applicant to commence employment December 2021. The vacation period for this position will be scheduled during the fall semester.

Interested applicants should apply online with their cover letter and resume saved together in one file at https://employment.conestogac.on.ca/

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