The Teaching and Learning Facilitator works as part of the Teaching, Learning and Applied Research team to support the achievement of the Portage College Academic Plan through the provision of services in the following areas: Instructional Design & Curriculum Development; Academic Quality Assurance, Applied Research and Faculty Development.
The Teaching and Learning Facilitator may have specific duties as assigned by the Dean, Heath, Human Services, Business, International, Teaching, Learning & Applied Research from time to time.
Knowledge and Skills
- Preference will be given to applicants with a minimum of five years’ experience in adult education
- Project management experience would be an asset
- Experience with Moodle or other Learning Management Systems
- Strong knowledge of instructional technologies.
- Theoretical background in instructional design for post-secondary learning both online and classroom.
- Experience in instructing English at a post-secondary level
- Must be proficient with computers, especially MS
- Strong skills in organization, data entry and customer service.
- Effective verbal and written communication skills are essential.
- Demonstrated ability to work independently and provide sound decision making.
- Successful applicant will be required to provide a current police information check.
Duties and Responsibilities
Responsibilities of this role include:
- Administer Faculty Orientation/Instructional Skills Workshop to new faculty members.
- Facilitate the Foundations in Teaching 2 Moodle course to new faculty members.
- Develop and maintain a repository of resources to support faculty development
- Assist faculty with the development of learning objects to enhance instruction
- Develop instructional videos to assist faculty in use of technologies related to instruction
- Stay current with teaching and learning issues nationally and regionally.
- Provide writing center support based out of the Lac La Biche campus for students.
- Develop a learning hub at the Lac La Biche campus in collaboration with SLS and Library services
- Create a writing support program for the international students
Master’s degree, preferably in education
How to Apply
Portage College is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society.
If you have the right qualifications, experience and motivation to do extraordinary things at Portage College, we would love to hear from you. Email your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have any questions, call us at 780-623-5747.
Please note we do not accept third-party resume and cover letter submissions.
The College appreciates the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.