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Instructor, University Studies

Instructor

Location:

To Be Determined

Competition #:

NLC-1962

Open To:

All Applicants

Date Posted:

June 16th, 2022

Closing Date:

June 30th, 2022 - 11:59pm

Compensation Rate:

$64,608 to $99,696 per year

Hours Per Week:

36.25

Additional Information:

For over 50 years, the Northern Lakes College vision has been to increase accessibility to educational opportunities. With 25 locations across northern Alberta, program sites throughout Alberta, and a unique Supported Distance Learning model, students can access quality educational opportunities without leaving their community. Students can study from the comforts of home, work, on the road, or from one of the many College locations. Northern Lakes College offers a variety of university transfer, diploma, and certificate programs, including academic upgrading, business & administrative studies, health & human service careers, pre-employment & apprenticeship trades, resource technology, university studies, and continuing education & 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 service region offers numerous recreational activities for the entire family to enjoy!

Northern Lakes College has the following full-time position available:

Instructor, University Studies
Reference #NLC-1962
Salary: $64,608 to $99,696 per year
August 15, 2022 to ongoing
Location: To Be Determined

 Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree with a related Math and Science specialization and ability to teach
    at an undergraduate level.
  • Ability to plan, organize, instruct, and facilitate quality educational programs.
  • Ability to proficiently use Microsoft Office.
  • Experience teaching adults.
  • Experience using distance education technologies.
  • Experience developing curriculum.

 Suggested Additional Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in related and appropriate field

Successful candidate must provide college or university transcripts to Human Resources prior to commencement.

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-1962 to:
Northern Lakes College, Human Resources, 1201 Main Street SE, Slave Lake, AB T0G 2A3
or alternatively Fax: 780 849-5881

Closing Date: June 30, 2022

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

Position Description: Instructor, University Studies

Nature and Scope of Work:

This position is responsible for increasing student learning through developing a relevant and progressive curriculum, designing and implementing effective learning strategies and environments, delivering high quality instruction, assessing student learning, supporting and mentoring students directly and through distance, and participating in College activities. Competencies and tasks of the position will be met consistent with the educational principles of the College, which focus on meeting the learning needs of students.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Facilitate Student Learning and Deliver Instruction: Deliver, assess and redesign effective curriculum and instruction which meets the needs of diverse and distance students. Inform students of expectations, adapt instructional strategies to meet student needs, and utilize technology and varied media as appropriate.
  2. Assess Student Learning: Conduct an on-going program of student assessment to ensure student achievement and effectiveness of instruction. Communicate progress with students and appropriate College services. Document student performance over time. Use assessment data to improve course and program delivery.

  3. Manage the Classroom Effectively: Meet the assigned schedule, provide students with course outlines uploaded to Moodle, establish a safe and respectful learning environment, maintain accurate student attendance and achievement records, and ensure opportunities for students’ participation, collaboration with peers, and course/faculty evaluation.

  4. Modify the curriculum as indicated by program evaluations in accordance with program operations, and other forms of student feedback e.g. forums, journals.

  5. Pursue On-going Professional Development: Maintain up-to-date certification and licenses as needed. Develop and implement a professional development plan that incorporates effective innovation in program content and process. Attend professional development workshops.

  6. Work Collaboratively with Colleagues and Participate on Instructional and College-wide Teams: Participate in team activities in a collaborative process. Consult appropriately with team members. Attend and participate in University Studies team meetings, other College committee meetings, and general staff meetings.

  7. Maintain Positive Relations with the External Community: Attend and contribute in program advisory committee meetings.

  8. Develop Curriculum: Identify competencies and develop a means of assessing students’ ability to meet these competencies, establish prioritized goals and objectives/outcomes, develop instructional materials which meet the needs of diverse learners, and ensure relevance in programming. Provide curriculum that meets College standards for each course.

  9. Adherence to College Values: Maintain confidentiality of student information. Act in accordance with FOIP regulations, the NLC mission statement and foundation documents. Know and follow policies and procedures established by Northern Lakes College.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Commitment to meeting the learning needs of students.
  • Commitment to the mission, vision, values, and business plan of the College.
  • Willingness to work with students beyond the classroom to ensure their success.
  • Demonstrated positive attitude.
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellence in program/course content and delivery.
  • Understanding of assessment and its role in continuous program improvement.
  • Willingness to take on course and program ownership and accountability.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Evidence of willingness to take risks, to innovate, and to change to meet evolving program and employment needs.
  • Demonstrated competency in use of technology that supports learning and teaching.
  • Flexibility in schedule, including availability for evening, weekend, or spring/summer assignment, as appropriate.

Contacts (Internal and External):

Internal: Reports to Chair, Human Services and University Studies
Dean: Academic Development & Quality and Interim Dean Health

 Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree with a related Math and Science specialization and ability to teach
    at an undergraduate level.
  • Ability to plan, organize, instruct, and facilitate quality educational programs.
  • Ability to proficiently use Microsoft Office.
  • Experience teaching adults.
  • Experience using distance education technologies.
  • Experience developing curriculum.

 Suggested Additional Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in related and appropriate field

 

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