Professor, Academic Upgrading

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Professor, Academic Upgrading

Post by resumes » Thu Jul 16, 2020 11:53 am

Requisition # AC-F-20-06
Job Title Professor, Academic Upgrading
Employee Group Academic
Job Type Full-time
Organizational Unit Confederation College -> Academic
Location Thunder Bay Campus - Thunder Bay, ON CA (Primary)
Position Reports to Chair, Academic Upgrading & Workforce Development

In keeping with our strategic plan commitment to fostering Access and Success, Community Prosperity and Institutional Excellence, we encourage applications from persons of Indigenous ancestry. In accordance with Confederation College’s core values of respect, caring and openness we are committed to providing our current and future employees with a workplace that is safe, healthy and fair. As such we are fragrance free, fully accessible and encourage applications from all qualified applicants. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact Human Resources Services at (807) 475-6148 to make appropriate arrangements.

Job Description
• Bring excitement, enthusiasm and commitment to Communications and Mathematics courses in the Academic Upgrading/ACE Program;
• Develop and deliver courses, labs and/or workshops in the classroom or through distance delivery;
• Engage students in the classroom, distance learning and workshops, ensuring learner awareness of curriculum, their academic progression and evaluation of learning;
• Actively contribute to student success;
• Implement strategic goals;
• Maintain community relationships and act as a College liaison;
• Understand and follow the LBS guidelines and directives as well as implement the Ontario Adult Literacy Curriculum Framework;
• Utilize alternate delivery methods such as video conferencing, online learning and other distributed learning formats;
• Provide a learning environment that makes effective use of available resources based on the cooperative learning theory while incorporating a variety of teaching and learning strategies to meet various learning styles;
• Apply a variety of teaching and learning strategies to meet various learning needs of students particularly adult learners;
• Evaluate student progress and achievement using a variety of evaluative tools;
• Participate in learning resources selection;
• Participate in and contributing to special events, consultative committees and program and course curriculum design and revisions;
• Actively participate as a team member in departmental functions, initiatives and committee work;
• Complete required documentation and record keeping as per Ministry standards;
• Contribute to the regular and ongoing development of the Academic Upgrading Program; and
• All positions at Confederation College must work in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safely Act.

Detailed description of responsibilities per the classification definition of professor in the Academic Collective Agreement.

Job Requirements
Candidates must possess the following:
• A Master’s degree English, or
• A Master’s degree in Education (specializing in English or literature); and an equivalent combination of education and experience;
• Expertise in both stand-up, tutor delivery and distance learning; and
• A minimum of five (5) years of experience in a leadership role including experience related to program delivery and the development of curriculum.

Ideally the preferred candidate will have:
• A teaching or training qualification or credential in K to 12 or adult education;
• The ability to maintain and develop community, industry and government contacts;
• A commitment to education equity to teach diverse student populations and work with colleagues or clients from various backgrounds;
• Previous teaching or training experience at the college, university or corporate level;
• Proven ability to excel in a team environment and a demonstrated commitment to life-long learning; and
• Previous curriculum and program development experience is desirable, including innovative classroom presentation techniques.

Additional experience in some of the following areas would be an asset:
• Alternative delivery strategies, student success strategies, academic advising, adult learning theories, and educational applications of computer technologies.

NOTE: As part of the recruitment process applicants will complete an assignment in mathematics and communications.

Salary Range Full-Time Professors/Counsellors: $65,250 to $113,115
Shift Type Other
Other Shift Type (if applicable) Summer Semester
Hours of Work as per collective agreement
Contract Duration (if applicable)
Category Faculty
Application Deadline 7/17/2020

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