Norquest College

  • INSTRUCTOR, SOCIAL WORK PROGRAM

    Job Location CA-AB-Edmonton
    Posted Date 1 week ago(6/13/2018 12:40 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-2177
    # Positions
    1
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Job Industry
    Education
    Career Level
    Experienced
    Years of Experience
    5
  • Job Description

    FULL TIME INSTRUCTOR, SOCIAL WORK PROGRAM

    FACULTY OF HEALTH AND COMMUNITY STUDIES

     

    The Social Work Diploma program at NorQuest College has a unique multicultural focus that is relevant to the needs of Edmonton and the region’s growing Indigenous and multicultural communities. Preparing graduates for entry level positions in social work agencies, this program also offers them eligibility to transfer to numerous Bachelor of Social Work programs.

    Where do you want your career to be?  If you have a passion for what you do and are looking for an environment that encourages, challenges, and supports your efforts, start your quest with NorQuest College. If you have experience in planning, research and preparing for instructional delivery, practicum supervision, instructing and evaluating students, assisting with curriculum development and maintaining records, we have an exciting career opportunity for you!

     

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

      

    •  Contribute to the achievement of the Faculty, program and College goals.
    • Plan and prepare for instructional delivery.
    • Instruct and evaluate students in the SW program and other programs as assigned.
    • Maintain student and program records.
    • Assist with curriculum development within the program and in other programs in the College.
    • Provide student support within the College.
    • Develop practicum opportunities and supervise practicum students.
    • Use Learning Management System (LMS) such as Moodle to develop and plan instructional tools for students.
    • Participate and collaborate with other faculty and programs in curriculum development, delivery, evaluation and research.
    • Faculty members will be required to teach a broad range of social work and human services courses across the curriculum in the Community Studies programs

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

     

    •  Master’s degree in Social Work or higher
    • Current RSW Alberta license/registration
    • Five years’ experience in teaching/social work practice or a combination of teaching and practice
    • Demonstrated strong team and collegial relationship building skills is considered an asset.
    • Demonstrate strong teaching and academic skills, a commitment to Indigenous, multicultural and diversity issues, evidence of research and scholarly activity, and a willingness to engage in service to the program, College and community. Social work teaching,
    • research and student supervision experience preferred.
    • Demonstrate knowledge in adult learning theory, curriculum design, and the capacity to teach in blended learning environments.
    • Knowledge and experience in the use of Learning Management System (LMS) such as Moodle and/ or with other educational technologies considered an asset
    • Experience developing and teaching online courses considered an asset
    • Extensive experience with Indigenous, other Visible Minorities and International Learners considered an asset
    • Extensive experience within an Alberta support, resources and stakeholder relationship context is considered an asset
       

     

    SALARY: Commensurate with education and experience with immediate participation in our comprehensive benefits plans. 

     

     

    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.

     

    COMPETITION NUMBER:

     

    CLOSING DATE: June 27, 2018

     

    TO APPLY: If you meet the requirements of this position and wish to apply, please continue with this online process by uploading your resume and cover letter combined as one document

     

    NOTE: Notification of receipt will be sent only to online applicants.

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