Employee Group: Part-time
Faculty/Department: Pilon School of Business
Campus: May be assigned activity at any Sheridan campus
Reference Number: 16/PT/64
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Salary Range: Based on relevant educational qualifications and experience:
Sheridan is looking for outstanding individuals to join our faculty team in the Legal Office Administration program.
This program offers students a comprehensive set of practical and critical skills, as well as knowledge in legal office procedures and software. Sheridan seeks part-time professors to teach in the following courses:
- LAWS28913 – Litigation 1
- LAWS20794 – Litigation 2
- LAWS26852 – Estate Administration
To view course outlines, visit: www.sheridancollege.ca/academics/programs-and-courses/course-outline-search.aspx
Sheridan professors are responsible for developing an effective learning environment for students while respecting their diverse cultural and educational backgrounds, experiences, and individual learning styles.
Specific Responsibilities Include:
- Delivering course curriculum in classroom and/or online, which includes ensuring student awareness of course objectives, approach and evaluation techniques
- Tutoring and academic counselling of students, while evaluating student progress/achievement and assuming responsibility for the overall assessment of the students’ work within assigned courses
- Defining, evaluating and validating learning outcomes and designing appropriate strategies and tools for assessing student learning
- Developing individualized instruction and multi-media presentations and incorporating technology into the learning process where applicable
- Attending periodic faculty meetings
- Bachelor’s degree required (Master’s preferred) in a related field of study
- Minimum of three years related professional experience as a Legal Office Assistant, Law Clerk or Paralegal
- Experience working with ACL is required; Experience working with Divorcemate and Conveyancer is preferred
- Experience in teaching and curriculum development at the post-secondary level or equivalent experience as a trainer in industry preferred
- Strong professional contacts with other professionals, agencies and employers
- Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
- Committed to excellence in teaching and learning and to working within a team environment
Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous People, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Sheridan is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. At any stage of the hiring process, Human Resources will work with applicants requesting accommodation.
Note: Copies of educational credentials is requested at the time of an interview. As a condition of employment, Sheridan requires confirmation of educational credentials in the form of an official Canadian transcript or an official evaluation of international credentials which determines Canadian equivalency.