Professor, Creative Industries Management

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Professor, Creative Industries Management

Post by sheridan » Mon Oct 22, 2018 8:29 am

Consideration will be given to qualified internal full-time academic and partial-load employees first in accordance with the Collective Agreement requirements. 

Faculty/Department: Pilon School of Business
Employee Group: Academic
Campus: Hazel McCallion Campus (May be assigned activities at any Sheridan campus)
Reference Number: 18/F/56
Application Deadline: November 20, 2018 (Screening will commence on Oct 31, 2018. Please note internal applications will be screened as of October 26, 2018) 
Start Date: January 2019
Salary Range: $62,717 - $108,723 (based on relevant educational qualifications and experience)

Sheridan is a dynamic, innovative and award-winning institution of over 23,000 full-time and 18,500 continuing education and part time students with three campuses in three Ontario cities within the GTA – Oakville, Brampton, and Mississauga. As an award-winning institution, Sheridan attracts students from across Canada and from around the world. Sheridan’s 170,000 alumni play a critical role in shaping the future of our society in the fields of arts, business, community service, health, technology, and the skilled trades.

At the Pilon School of Business, our faculty have deep industry expertise, inspiring information and a strong drive to provide students with a great education. We have 4800 students across 25 programs offering certificates, diplomas, and degrees. We offer five bachelor of business administration degrees in accounting, finance, human resources management, marketing management and supply chain management. At the Pilon School of Business, we focus on building resourcefulness, potential to innovate and practical skills with the goal of bringing our student’s business careers to life. Our workplace provides a stimulating environment that encourages creativity and innovation, values the diversity of individuals and ideas, and fosters ongoing individual professional development.

Sheridan faculty provide academic leadership to programs and courses within their areas of expertise and contribute to the creation of a learning-centred environment where students can develop to their full potential. They also contribute to College, School and program excellence by collaborating on a variety of initiatives such as new program development, applied research and alternative delivery strategies. If you are passionate about teaching and learning, and interested in creating learning experiences that guide students in the development of their critical, creative and reflective thinking capacity then you must consider this role.

Specific Responsibilities:

• Ensuring that program and course curricula are current, relevant and reflective of best practices within the professional/program disciplines;
• Defining, evaluating and validating learning outcomes for courses and programs;
• Creating an effective environment for learning which accommodates students’ diverse cultural and educational backgrounds, experiences and individual learning styles;
• Designing appropriate strategies and tools for facilitating and assessing student learning that are invitational and reflective of best practices in teaching and learning;
• Developing appropriate strategies and tools to assess student performance that are consistent with the learning outcomes of the course and address multiple learning styles;
• Building multi-media materials and alternative delivery strategies, and incorporating appropriate educational technologies into the learning process.

Professors also ensure that students are aware of course and program-learning outcomes, learning strategies and evaluation techniques, provide individual tutoring and academic counselling and evaluate student progress/achievement within assigned courses.


• Master’s degree in related field of study required, PHD preferred;
• Education and qualifications in the legal profession is preferred;
• Professional designations such as LLB preferred;
• Ten years’ relevant professional experience in producing and managing in creative industries with an in depth understanding of the creative process;
• Expertise in negotiation and mediation is considered an asset;
• Experience in teaching and curriculum development at the postsecondary level;
• Strong network of contacts with industry professionals and employers;
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
• Demonstrable ability to convey the conceptual and applied aspects of knowledge to a broad range of students;
• Committed to excellence in teaching and learning and to working within a team environment.

Please apply online:

Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous People, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Sheridan is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process.  At any stage of the hiring process, Human Resources will work with applicants requesting accommodation.

Note: Copies of educational credentials are requested at the time of an interview. As a condition of employment, Sheridan requires confirmation of educational credentials in the form of an official Canadian transcript or an official evaluation of international credentials which determines Canadian equivalency.

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