Norquest College

  • PROGRAM CHAIR, JUSTICE

    Job Location CA-AB-Edmonton
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(11/21/2018 2:27 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-2318
    # Positions
    1
    Job Industry
    Education
    Career Level
    Experienced
    Years of Experience
    3
  • Job Description

    PROGRAM CHAIR, JUSTICE

    FACULTY OF HEALTH AND COMMUNITY STUDIES

     

    The Justice Diploma program is a new area of business for NorQuest College. The Chair of this program will be an individual who is passionate about teaching, academic excellence, and leadership. This individual will bring industry connections to the program as well as provide strong academic and operational oversight to it.

     

    This position begins March 4, 2019.

     

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

     

    Faculty/Staff Support and Development

    • Participate in recruitment decisions and orientation of faculty and staff
    • Promote professional development of faculty and staff
    • Assign workload
       
      Departmental and College Planning
    • Promote the benefits of, and advocate for the needs of, the program or support area
    • Develop operational and financial plans
       
      Student Success
    • Promote and support the implementation of sound androgogical (adult educational) strategies
    • Develop and review program admission criteria
    • Monitor overall student academic performance
    • Foster a sense of community among students
    • Identify and address academic issues as needed
    • Provide academic advising for students as appropriate
       
      Program Maintenance and Development
    • Lead program reviews and/or accreditation reviews
    • Ensure curriculum  is relevant, current and sustainable
    • Lead and execute process improvement initiatives within the portfolio
    • Develop and report on key performance measures within your team
       
      Internal and External Liaison
    • Provide timely and accurate communication with key stakeholders
    • Develop and maintain active program advisory committees as required
       
      Educational Activities
    • Advocating for learners
    • Using teaching and learning strategies
    • Developing curriculum
    • Evaluating
    • Pursuing  applied research or professional scholarly activities
       
      Special Projects or classroom teaching as assigned

     

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

     

    • Master’s Degree in a Justice-related field; Ph.D. considered an asset
    • 3-5 years’ experience teaching or working in a post-secondary environment
    • 1-2 years’ experience working in a Justice-related field
    • Demonstrated expertise in managing projects, managing staff, and/or leadership
    • Strong collaborative skills with demonstrated experience in managing stakeholder relationships and working successfully on teams
    • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
    • Experience in strategic planning would be considered an asset
    • Experience managing diverse teams or working in intercultural environments would be considered an asset

     

    SALARY: Commensurate with education and experience. This is a full-time Faculty position.

     

     

    COMPETITION NUMBER: 2018-2318

     

    CLOSING DATE: December 19, 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.

     

    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.

     

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