Norquest College

INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANT, WHITECOURT CAMPUS

CA-AB-Whitecourt
2 months ago
Job ID
2017-1956
# Positions
1
Job Type
Casual
Job Industry
Education
Career Level
Experienced
Years of Experience
3

Job Description

INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANT, WHITECOURT CAMPUS

STUDENT SERVICES

 

NorQuest College helps students unlock their potential and realize their dreams. We are Challenge Positive and embrace every situation as an opportunity. As the Edmonton region’s community college, we play an integral role in Alberta’s education system. NorQuest College offers a vibrant, inclusive, diverse, and student-centred learning environment that transforms lives and strengthens communities. We are nationally recognized leaders in health, community studies, and business post-secondary career programs, as well as foundational, intercultural, and language training. We are proud to offer our employees meaningful work, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits program, and a commitment to a positive work/life balance. This is an exciting time to be a part of NorQuest College. Take a step forward with us. Together, we can help build and sustain a strong province for future generations.

 

We are looking for an individual at our Whitecourt Campus, with a strong Math/Science background, who is a team player with strong communication skills, to assist instructors with program delivery in distance education using BlackBoard and Video Conferencing. These programs are designed to allow adult students to take High School credit courses at a distance.  You will help organize program materials, tutor students as necessary, track student progress and assist in maintaining computer hardware and software.  Some administrative duties may be required.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Site administrator for online classes. 
  • Maintain attendance records for students in classes where the instructor is not on site.
  • Ensure students have the required course materials, textbooks, assignments.
  • Ensure students completed assignments are faxed back to instructors.
  • Ensure students receive marked assignments and test back.
  • Monitor exams for online students in those classes where the instructor is off site.
  • Assist with registration process by being responsible for handing out and recording texts that students receive.  Also responsible for collecting texts when students are finished their courses.
  • Assist with classes when instructors require.
  • Tutor students in various courses where students need extra help.
  • Assist instructors where necessary, classroom, ordering materials, etc.
  • Participate in staff meetings. 
  • Provide occasional back up to front office reception duties as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related discipline is required; Math and Science or English/Humanities specialization is preferred.
  • Experience in an adult educational setting.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and proficient with computers.
  • Knowledge with using Texas Instrument graphing calculators an asset.

SALARY: Commensurate with education and experience.  

 

NOTE: This is a casual assignment.

 

COMPETITION NUMBER: AC07-17-MS

 

CLOSING DATE: Open until a suitable candidate is found.

 

TO APPLY:If you meet the requirements of the position and wish to apply please continue with this online process, by uploading your cover letter and resume as one document or by emailing your cover letter and resume to Manager, Divisional Reporting and Regional Operations, Kristy Wuetherick, Kristy.Wuetherick@norquest.ca

 

NOTE: Notification of receipt will only be made to on-line applicants.  Candidates selected for interview will be contacted within 28 days. Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted directly.

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