Curriculum Planner
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, SK
Salary Information: The salary range, based on 1.0 FTE, is CAD $62,850.00 - 98,205.00 per annum (Instructional/Phase 2). The starting salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

Description: There is 1 opening for this posting. Located in Saskatoon.

Primary Purpose: The Curriculum Planner will work with Continuing Physical Therapy Education program to design and deliver physical therapy and interprofessional continuing education programs.

Nature of Work: Reporting to the Program Director and with the Course Coordinator and Program Advisory Committee, this position provides curriculum development and delivery services to support CPTE programming. This position requires the ability to work independently and under pressure in a fast-paced environment, multitasking to balance tasks of program development and delivery, as well as community and stakeholder engagement. Effective communication with community health care practitioners and administrators, faculty and staff of the School of Rehabilitation Science and CPTE, provincial and national stakeholders will be essential. Evenings and weekends may be required for course delivery purposes.

Contribute to learner needs assessments, planning, implementation and evaluation of educational activities that support the program’s mandate.
Apply curriculum development strategies and adult education principles and practices to develop, implement and evaluate continuing professional education programs and events with the goal of improving healthcare client outcomes.
Lead and maintain effective communication and interpersonal relationships in interprofessional settings.
Effectively coordinate and communicate programming needs with CPTE administrative personnel to ensure programming needs that meet CPTE and SRS strategic plans.
Maintain knowledge about current evidence-informed educational approaches to ensure programming is consistent with evidence-based practice and current standards of care.
Support activities related to CPTE program development, research and communication.

Education: Entry to practice Physical Therapy degree or equivalent and eligibility for licensure with the Saskatchewan College of Physical Therapists is required. Membership with the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPS) is an asset. Graduate level education is an asset.

Experience: Minimum five years of experience as a physical therapist. Leadership or senior level experience is an asset. Past experience within a University program is an asset, as is previous teaching experience and experience in a continuing education environment. Familiarity with online or other distributed teaching methods is an asset.

Skills: Proven success to effectively manage a busy clinical or administrative case load, knowledge of curriculum planning and delivery, proven ability to work as a member of a team, effective communication skills, demonstrated ability to supervise support staff and volunteers.

This position is in scope of the Administrative and Supervisory Personnel Association (ASPA).