Professor - Academic Upgrading (Greenstone Campus)

Confederation College
Longlac, ON
Closing Date
July 17, 2020 11:59 pm

Professor – Academic Upgrading (Greenstone Campus) – (AC-F-20-05)

Job Title Professor – Academic Upgrading (Greenstone Campus)
Organizational Unit Confederation College -> Academic Upgrading
Requisition # AC-F-20-05
Location Greenstone, ON CA Greenstone Campus – Geraldton, ON CA (Primary)
Employee Group Academic
Shift Type Other
Other Shift Type (if applicable) Days and evenings
Category Faculty
Job Type Full-time
Position Reports to Chair, Academic Upgrading & Workforce Development
Application Deadline 7/17/2020
Salary Range Full-Time Professors/Counsellors: $65,250 to $113,115
Hours of Work as per collective agreement
In keeping with our strategic plan commitment to fostering Access and Success, Community Prosperity and Institutional Excellence, we encourage applications from persons of Indigenous ancestry. In accordance with Confederation College’s core values of respect, caring and openness we are committed to providing our current and future employees with a workplace that is safe, healthy and fair. As such we are fragrance free, fully accessible and encourage applications from all qualified applicants. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact Human Resources Services at (807) 475-6148 to make appropriate arrangements.
Job Description

• Bring excitement, enthusiasm and commitment to Mathematics, English and Computer courses in the Academic Upgrading/ACE Program;
• Based at the Greenstone Campus in Geraldton, design and deliver courses through a blended delivery method utilizing online learning;
• Engage students in the learning experience, ensuring learner awareness of curriculum, their academic progress and evaluation of learning;
• Actively contribute to and care about our student success;
• Implement strategic goals;
• Maintain community relationships and act as a College liaison;
• Understand and follow the LBS guidelines and directives as well as implement the Ontario Adult Literacy Curriculum Framework;
• Utilize alternate delivery methods such as video conferencing, online learning and other distributed learning formats;
• Provide a learning environment that makes effective use of available resources based on the cooperative learning theory while incorporating a variety of teaching and learning strategies to meet various learning styles and needs of students, particularly adult learners;
• Evaluate student progress and achievement using a variety of evaluative tools;
• Participate in learning resources selection;
• Assist, advise, coach and mentor students with course choices, career possibilities and opportunities to continue their education;
• Lead, participate in and contribute to special events,  orientations, consultative committees and program and course curriculum design and revision;
• Actively participate as a team member in departmental functions, initiatives and committee work;
• Complete required documentation and record keeping as per Ministry standards;
• Contribute to the regular and ongoing development of the Academic Upgrading Program; and
• Work in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

A detailed description of responsibilities per the classification definition of Professor is available in the Academic Collective Agreement ( This position involves up to 38 weeks of assigned contact per academic year, and may be in any of three semesters at the College’s discretion. It will include evening work and may include weekend work.

Job Requirements

Candidates must possess the following:
• A Master’s degree in Mathematics, English or Education or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
• Expertise and/or experience in the use of online educational technologies;
• A minimum of five years of recent work experience in a progressively responsible leadership role in the educational field.

The preferred candidate will have:
• A teaching or training qualification or credential in K to 12 or adult education;
• The ability to maintain and develop community, industry and government contacts;
• A commitment to education equity to teach diverse student populations and work with colleagues or clients from various backgrounds;
• Teaching or training experience at the college, university or corporate level;
• Proven ability to excel in a team environment and a demonstrated commitment to life-long learning; and
• Program and curriculum development experience is desirable, including innovative classroom presentation techniques.

Additional experience in some of the following areas would be an asset:
• Alternative delivery strategies; student success strategies; academic advising; adult learning theories; and educational applications of computer technologies.
NOTE:  As part of the recruitment process applicants will complete an assignment in mathematics and communications.

The successful candidate will be required to submit a criminal background check with vulnerable sector screening prior to commencement of employment.

Contract Duration (if applicable)