Academic Coordinator
Cestar College of Business, Health & Technology
Toronto, ON

Cestar College is seeking a full-time coordinator for our academic services group. This position is responsible for managing all academic services provided through our faculty in business, hospitality and IT programs.

Responsibilities:

  • Supervise the instructional group on a day-to-day basis, including troubleshooting on academic issues
  • Prepare course schedules for each term to ensure compliance with college documentation for programs and courses
  • Supervise changes to instructor teaching hours and schedules and ensure accurate compensation for all such changes
  • Ensure application and accurate interpretation of all college academic policies and procedures
  • Oversee the preparation of classroom allocation documents and academic calendars for each term for all programs and courses
  • Provide to instructors information and resources on student academic issues, such as tutoring requests and discipline procedures
  • Provide support to instructors on technology-related issues (e.g. LMS, IT and database)
  • Collaborate with Manager of Academic Quality on the development and ongoing maintenance of hybrid course materials
  • Monitor the completion and submission of instructor documentation and student assessments
  • Provide expertise and advice in the development, formulation, and review of the academic policy.
  • Support and assist staff in the implementation and application of the College’s academic policies, procedures and practices.
  • Promote and support college-wide development of capabilities in self-assessment, maintaining current knowledge and expertise in quality assurance through self-assessment and external evaluation and review.
  • Provide expertise and advice that supports the development and maintenance of good practice in teaching and learning, including assessment practices.
  • Provide advice and support in the areas of qualification, programme and course development and maintenance.
  • Monitor and ensure the college meets the moderation requirements of external quality assurance and standards-setting bodies.
  • Provide expert advice to, and support the activities of the college’s academic committees and forums.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • To provide expertise, advice and support in the implementation and application of the institute’s policies, procedures and practices in these areas:
  • The development of new qualifications, programs of study and courses
  • Amendments to already approved programs and courses
  • Establishing and maintaining program and course documentation
  • Teaching and learning practices
  • Assessment practices, including the moderation of assessment, both internal and external
  • To provide leadership, expertise and guidance in the institute’s self-assessment practices and activities by:
  • Advising staff in all areas of the institute, teaching and non-teaching, on approaches and practices in self-assessment
  • Promoting best practice in self-assessment

Requirements:

  • University undergraduate degree
  • Experience teaching in a post-secondary institution
  • Experience in educational administration, particularly scheduling, and supervision and support of faculty
  • Work experience in a business environment strongly preferred
  • Experience working with a learning management system (especially Moodle) preferred
  • Knowledge of and experience with online/hybrid courses and programs
  • Ability to establish and maintain collaborative relationships with students, faculty and administration
  • Excellent interpersonal, as well as communication (written and oral), skills

Location: Toronto; 265 Yorkland Boulevard

If you are interested and qualified, please send a cover letter and resume in confidence.

Job Type: Full-time

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree (Required)

Language:

  • English (Required)