Full-time Professor, Aboriginal Certificate Program

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Author pmnationtalk
Date May 14, 2019
Type Full Time
Company Algonquin College
Location Ottawa, ON
Category Education/Administrative
Client Algonquin College
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Job Title: Full-time Professor, Aboriginal Certificate Program
Department/Campus: General Arts and Science, Woodroffe
Reports To: Full-Time Professor
Salary Range: $63,971 to $110,897 per annum, established in terms of relevant educational qualifications and experience. The College also offers a complete range of fringe benefits.
Job Posted On: Friday April 26, 2019
Job Posted Until: Friday May 24, 2019 (12:01am EST)


Posting Type:


Internal/External (Employees who are internal candidates, as defined by the Academic Collective Agreement, will be given first consideration.)

Job Description

Under the direction of the Chair, General Arts and Science, the Professor is responsible for facilitating and guiding learning and providing an effective learning environment for all students. The professional responsibilities include:

The design/revision/updating of courses, including:

• consulting with program and course administrators and other faculty members, advisory committees and a variety of potential employers and students
• defining learning outcomes and evaluating and validating these outcomes
• specifying and approving learning approaches, necessary resources, etc.
• incorporating educational technologies to meet the learning needs of 21st Century students
• reviewing and revising curriculum and participating in professional development activities during non-teaching periods

The teaching of assigned courses, including:

• delivery of regularly scheduled instruction in the Fall, Winter, or Summer terms in home department or across departments
• ensuring student awareness of course learning outcomes and evaluation techniques
• providing tutoring and academic advising for students both in and out of class
• providing a learning environment which makes effective use of available resources including educational technologies
• evaluating student progress/achievement and assuming responsibility for the overall assessment of the student’s work within assigned courses
• the development and creation of a learning environment that is conducive to success for all students

The provision of academic leadership, including:

• providing guidance to students, to instructors, and to part-time professors relative to the professor’s teaching assignments
• participating in the work of curriculum and other consultative committees, and departmental/faculty meetings
• liaising with community members, engaging in program, Department, School or Faculty, and College promotion
• remaining current in the field of study and maintain awareness of emerging trends and practices related to teaching and learning in higher education
• modeling the College values – Caring. Learning. Integrity. Respect.

Required Qualifications

• Advanced diploma (3 years) or Bachelor’s degree in Aboriginal Studies or a related discipline/field. Ontario College Graduate Certificate will be considered.
• Minimum two (2) years of teaching experience, or equivalent, preferably in a post-secondary setting
• Minimum five (5) years practical experience related to the field of study
• Preference will be given to candidates who have a demonstrable history and existing level of community involvement within Indigenous communities
• Candidate must be able to demonstrate a mastery of Indigenous knowledge
• Preference will be given to candidates who speak, read and write indigenous languages
• Demonstrated knowledge of student success strategies in a post-secondary setting
• Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the use of educational technologies; experience in the development and delivery of hybrid and online curriculum is considered an asset
• Highly effective communication, presentation, and organizational skills
• Demonstrated skill in Algonquin College’s preferred teaching competencies as set out in the Professor of the 21st Century document: http://www.algonquincollege.com/pd/professor-of-the-21st-century/
• Evidence of commitment to the success of all learners

Algonquin College operates programs on a 12 month basis; faculty may be assigned accordingly.

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Algonquin College values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

We offer an inclusive work environment and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

Workplace accommodations are available.

While we thank all those who apply, only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

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