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26 Oct 2017

Faculty Program Coordinator – Fashion

LaSalle College VancvouerVancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Job Description

Present today on 5 continents, the LCI Education Network, consists of 22 post-secondary campuses in 12 countries and some 2,000 employees offering instruction to over 12,000 students throughout the world each year.

From one country to the next, the LCI Education Network favors the harmonization of its programs, which makes for greater flexibility, better control over the quality of its services, and deeper respect towards the various cultures it works with.

LaSalle College Vancouver offers a variety of design-based programs that respond to professional demands. Thanks to our reputation and continuous industry involvement, our experienced and dynamic teachers are passionate about providing world class instruction – both theoretical and practical – to our students.

We are currently seeking a Program Coordinator – Fashion to join our growing team.

Position Summary:

The role of the Program Coordinator – Fashion is to provide academic leadership, plan and implement curriculum, and work with Faculty and others at the program level to provide students with a high quality educational experience and a high level of student support and service.

Incumbent must assure that the LCV philosophy: quality service to clients; development, growth, involvement, and recognition of employees; sound economic principles; and, an environment which is conducive to innovation, positive thinking and expansion – is considered in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of this position.

Key Job Elements:

Academic Leadership – Lead faculty to develop the premier academic program in its areas striving for academic excellence, delivery excellence, and best in class outcomes.

Curriculum – Maintain and implement an academic program curriculum that is both current with industry requirements and forward-looking. Conduct regular curriculum reviews with faculty and a Program Advisory Committee, implementing necessary program changes expeditiously.

Scheduling – Develop schedule of course offerings that meets student needs and that meets key metrics including: Average Registered Credits; Institutional Costs; Persistence; and, Student/Instructor Ratio.

Faculty – Recruit, manage, and mentor qualified faculty; conduct ongoing faculty observations to improve instruction; provide annual faculty evaluation; and, work with faculty to resolve student issues.

Students – Foster student achievement, persistence, and success; improve the student experience at the program level by assuring that the program exudes a culture of learning and excellence; proactively work with students who are at risk of not performing to their potential; and, work with academic advising and other departments to support student success related to the following: attendance, classroom performance and time to graduation.

Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes – Lead Student Learning Outcomes assessment for the program; work with Faculty to improve student outcomes by developing and implementing improvements to the delivery of instruction including assignments, learning materials, and instructional strategies.

Reports To: Academic Department Director or Dean of Academic Affairs, as appropriate

Directly Supervises: Faculty

Interacts With: Inside contact encompasses the entire range of personnel. Outside contacts may include community and professional leaders as well as other educators.

Job Requirements (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):

Knowledge:

  • Masters degree in Fashion Design or related area with a minimum of 3 to 5 years related experience.
  • Held positions of increasingly responsible experience in the Fashion Industry and/or Fashion Design education.

Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with faculty and students.
  • Superior organizational, prioritization, and self-motivation skills.
  • Strong computer literacy skills with the Microsoft Office Suite.

Abilities:

  • Ability to interact effectively as either a leader or as a member of a team and work collaboratively with other departments.
  • Ability to listen to customers (e.g. staff, etc.) and to understand and respond positively to their requests.
  • Ability to adapt to changing assignments and multiple priorities.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and successfully meet deadlines.

If you, or someone in your personal network, are interested in being considered for this exciting career opportunity, please forward your cover letter, including your salary expectations, and resume to us by no later than November 17, 2017.

While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those candidates who meet the specific job requirements will be contacted.

 

Job Categories: Full-time. Job Types: Faculty. Salary: 60,000 - 80,000. Job expires in 4 days.

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