Educational Developer

University College of the North

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Published
February 7, 2020
Location
The Pas, Manitoba, Canada
Job Type
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Annual Salary
80K - 100K
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Closing Date

Description

Educational Developer
Classification: Curriculum Consultant Full-Time Regular Position
The Pas, Manitoba
University College of the North (UCN) is committed to building a workforce that is representative
of the populations we serve. Applications are invited from individuals who have a demonstrated
interest and ability to work with Indigenous learners and mature students.

The Position: UCN requires an Educational Developer to work collaboratively with academic
Faculties, UCN staff and external stakeholders, guiding faculty members and colleagues to promote
and support excellence and innovation in teaching and learning across UCN’s campuses and Post
Secondary Education Access Centres. The Educational Developer will provide academic support to
course, curriculum and/or instructional development activities that are consistent with Indigenous
and northern philosophies, values, traditions, languages and teaching methodologies.

 

 

 

Knowledge and Skills

•       Effective communication skills
•       Strong interpersonal skills
•       Strong organizational and analytical skills
•       Effective leadership skills, including the ability to champion and model best practices of
pedagogy/andragogy in a post-secondary environment, at both university and college levels, and to
facilitate change
•      Excellent computer skills with proficiency in the entire MS Office suite of programs
•      Ability to work with minimal supervision
•      Demonstrated ability to understand cultural influences and issues specific to adult learners
in northern communities
•       Personal experience and/or knowledge and understanding of the Indigenous culture
•       Rich and reflective teaching experience in post-secondary undergraduate classrooms
•       The ability to speak an Indigenous language

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties will include developing high quality academic resource materials, research-informed teaching and
learning tools, services and professional development opportunities that create a vibrant learning
environment across UCN. The incumbent will also work collaboratively with others to support the
implementation and operations of the Centre for Learning, Education and Research (CLEAR), as well
as initiatives that further UCN’s research capacity.

Education

•      A Master’s Degree in some combination of Teaching and Learning, Instructional Design, Curriculum
Development, Adult Education, Instructional Technology or other related educational degree(s)
•      A minimum of three to five years’ experience in a post-secondary/adult education setting,
preferably in a Teaching and Learning Centre or role, that has focused on providing faculty
consultations, program and curriculum design, innovations in teaching and learning, and creating
resource materials, reports, handbooks and academic papers related to teaching, learning and
research

How to Apply

Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada

Representative Workforce (formerly employment equity) is a factor in the selection process. Preference will be given to Indigenous candidates. Applicants are invited to indicate in their covering letter or résumé if they are from any of the following groups: Indigenous people, persons
with disabilities, visible minorities, or women and men in non-traditional roles.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Competition Number:               20-019
Closing Date:                               February 21, 2020; however, will remain open until
filled
Salary Range:                              $37.68 to $47.57 hourly, plus remoteness allowance

Apply to:                                      

University College of the North,

Attention: Human Resources
P.O. Box 3000
The Pas MB R9A 1M7 Fax: (204) 623-4414
Email:  hrinfo@ucn.ca (preferred format)

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Legislation (Manitoba).
Human Resources will work will applicants who require accommodation during the application or the interview process.
For more information and other employment opportunities, visit www.ucn.ca

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