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Instructor, Community Health Promotion .5 FTE

Instructor

Status:

part-time

Location:

To Be Determined

Competition #:

NLC-1681

Open To:

All Applicants

Date Posted:

July 6th, 2018

Closing Date:

July 27th, 2018 - 11:59pm

Compensation Rate:

Salary Range: $29,340 to $45,060 per year

Hours Per Week:

18 hours per week

Additional Information:

Northern Lakes College is a publicly governed Comprehensive Community Institution (CCI) with 23 campuses and 5 community access point sites, located in 50 communities across northern Alberta. Diploma and certificate programs include academic upgrading, business administration, office administration, health sciences and human services, trades and technology, university studies, and a variety of continuing education and corporate training certificates and courses. We support and promote professional development and wellness opportunities, and provide our employees with an attractive benefits plan and competitive salaries. The college’s service region offers numerous recreational activities for the entire family to enjoy!

Northern Lakes College has the following part time .5 FTE position available:

Instructor, Community Health Promotion

Reference #NLC-1681

Salary Range: $29,340 to $45,060 per year

July 2018 to ongoing

Location: Any Northern Lakes College Campus                                                                                                        

Qualifications:

  • Must be a Registered Nurse;
  • Eligibility for registration with professional association as may be appropriate;
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills;
  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience related to community health and health promotion;
  • Knowledge related to FNMI cultural beliefs, values, customs, traditions, healing ways, ceremonies, and traditional medicine, and ability to speak a First Nation language (i.e. Blackfoot/southern Alberta; Cree/northern Alberta) are strong assets;
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office;
  • Familiarity with on-line instructional methodologies;
  • Willingness to travel.

For complete details on this employment opportunity, visit us online at: www.northernlakescollege.ca click on Careers at NLC

Please submit a resume quoting the reference number NLC-1681 to:

Northern Lakes College, Human Resources, 1201 Main Street SE, Slave Lake, AB  T0G 2A3 

Fax: 780-849-5881

Closing Date: July 27, 2018

Note: Northern Lakes College thanks all applicants for their interest in employment; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Job Description

Instructor, Community Health Promotion Program, Health Career Programs

The key responsibilities include instruction in the classroom, laboratory settings, tutoring in a variety of subject areas, educational planning and advising, student recruitment, site co-ordination, record keeping and administration.  The position reports to the Chair, Practical Nurse & Community Health Services.

Primary areas of responsibility are:

  • provide individual and group instruction in classroom, online and laboratory settings
  • become knowledgeable of Community Health Promotion program and course expectations
  • use a variety of teaching techniques and strategies, including educational technology, which are appropriate for adult learners
  • provide students with accurate and timely information regarding courses and programs
  • ensure that students are familiar with the contents of the student handbooks
  • establish and maintain a classroom/laboratory environment conducive to learning; maintain an inventory of supplies and materials;
  • provide opportunities for students' evaluation of instruction; make adjustments as needed in response to student feedback
  • provide access to educational resources
  • build a mutually comfortable working relationship with students; advocate on behalf of students
  • demonstrate a respect for individual differences
  • meet with each student on a regular basis
  • encourage peer support activities
  • monitor student attendance and progress; identify and assist students experiencing difficulties; use learner action plans/performance contracts as required; make probation and termination recommendations
  • organize/facilitate visiting instructor orientation and support when necessary and appropriate
  • organize/facilitate student orientation to the college and to clinical facilities
  • ensure exam security, co-ordinate exam schedule and supervise exams as required
  • co-ordinate administration of course, program and College evaluation forms, withdrawals and registrations
  • liaise with student sponsors
  • contribute to the development and maintenance of curriculum for the program
  • assist in promoting college programs: project a positive image of the college; maintain and encourage good public relations; display a client service attitude; identify and participate in promotional activities; assist with the development of promotional materials and activities; identify and share promotional ideas
  • maintain confidentiality of information; act in accordance with FOIP regulations
  • adhere to College and program policies, procedures and guidelines
  • participate in professional development; annually identify learning goals and provide evidence of progress toward achieving goals

Personal Suitability:

The incumbent is able to demonstrate:

  • sensitivity to the needs of adult learners
  • flexibility
  • ability to work, at times, with uncertainty
  • a balanced approach to the needs of the students and the requirements of the institution
  • ability to make positive contributions to short and long term planning based on experience with post-secondary learning and adult learners
  • a positive, problem-solving approach to the work
  • ability to function well as a member of a team

Required:

  • Eligibility for registration with professional association as may be appropriate
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience related to community health and health promotion
  • Knowledge related to FNMI cultural beliefs, values, customs, traditions, healing ways, ceremonies, and traditional medicine, and ability to speak a First Nation language (i.e. Blackfoot/southern Alberta; Cree/northern Alberta) are strong assets
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office
  • Familiarity with on-line instructional methodologies
  • Some travel

 

 

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