Professor, Educational Development & Quality Assurance

of Applied Arts and Technology
P.O. Box 3211
4715 HWY 101 East
Timmins, Ontario
P4N 8R6
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Professor, Educational Development & Quality Assurance

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POSITION TITLE: Professor, Educational Development and Quality Assurance STATUS: Full Time
CLASSIFICATION: Academic Employee EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2020
SALARY: As per Collective Agreement CAMPUS: Timmins
STARTING SALARY: As per Collective Agreement CLOSING DATE: July 31st, 2020
DIVISION: Learning Innovation & Technology COMPETITION #: 20-50


At Northern College, we’re driven by our commitment to the ongoing success and development of our students, our communities and our staff. A career with Northern College can provide you with meaningful opportunities for your professional growth, and we’re confident that our friendly, collaborative workplace culture will contribute to your personal growth as well.

In addition, to a rewarding career, some of the other benefits offered to eligible full-time employees of Northern College include competitive salaries, a defined-benefit pension plan, a comprehensive benefits package, access to our athletics facilities and a wellness program.

DUTIES:

Reporting to the Director of Learning Innovation and Technology, the incumbent will work closely with faculty, staff and academic managers within the College to fulfill the College’s teaching and learning priorities. The successful incumbent will work both independently and collaboratively in the design, development and delivery of faculty training and professional development offerings and in the development of courses enriched by educational technologies. The incumbent will be responsible to coordinate program reviews (quality assurance) and prepare reports for submission to the Vice President of Academic & Student Success. Duties include:
• Provide guidance and assistance to faculty and staff in the development of effective teaching skills and learning experiences, specifically through the lenses of UDL and pedagogically informed technology applications;
• Provide guidance and assistance to faculty and deans in program development, through the CVS application and curriculum development stages;
• Work collaboratively in the design, development and delivery of mandatory and specialized educational development programming including the College’s online general education pool of courses;
• Design instructional approaches that role model best practices in critically reflective teaching and learning;
• Provide pedagogical support to faculty through consultation and observation, with the intent to build capacity;
• Develop and support peer networks to promote best practices in teaching and learning with faculty colleagues;
• Support the integration of educational technology into instructional and course design;
• Support faculty skills development, design, and implementation of scholarship within their teaching;
• Apply evidence-based and scholarly approaches to educational development programming design;
• Maintain an active and scholarly understanding of current trends in learning and higher education;
• Create an inclusive environment for learning and collaboration, which accommodates learners’ and colleagues’ diverse educational needs and perspectives.Given the service-delivery nature of the role, this person will be required to manage multiple priorities while being responsive to departmental and institutional emerging and shifting priorities. Some weekend or evening work may be required for delivery of faculty development and orientation offerings.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

• Master’s degree required (PhD preferred) in the field of adult learning, curriculum development, instructional design, teaching, and learning, or educational psychology;
• 5 years of experience and expertise in the development and delivery of curriculum, assessment and evaluation in higher education;
• Professional and educational experience with UDL frameworks and integration into teaching and learning;
• Competence and expertise with diverse educational technologies and experience integrating technology into curriculum development;
• Teaching experience at the post-secondary level;
• Understanding and integration of inclusive pedagogical principles into teaching practice;
• Experience with a wide range of active, learner-focused teaching and learning methods.
Asset:
• Related educational and/or teaching experience in adult learning, curriculum development, instructional design, teaching, and learning, or educational psychology;
• Demonstrated leadership skills.

The successful candidate may be required to provide a criminal reference check.

As part of the College’s affirmative action program to increase the number of Indigenous academic employees, Northern College welcomes applications from qualified Indigenous applicants.

Northern College is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free selection process. If contacted regarding this competition, please advise the interview coordinator of accommodation measures you may require during our selection process. Information received relating to accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.

HOW TO APPLY: Please visit the Northern College website at: www.northernc.on.ca and click on the Careers at Northern link to apply through our online job application system.

While we thank all applicants for their interest in Northern College, only those to be interviewed will be contacted. Preference will be given to qualified full-time employees within the bargaining unit at Northern College. Should a suitable candidate not be found, external candidates will be considered. Northern College values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

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