Responsible for end-to-end management of curriculum projects, such as the RBC Employability Skills Creation Project, including overall design, development, implementation, and evaluation. Reports to, and works closely with, the Assistant Director, Learning and Professional Development. Liaises with faculties and Student Life sectors to establish project milestones based on expected project delivery dates.
Master’s degree in instructional design, instructional technology, adult education, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
At least five years’ experience in curriculum and workshop development, and in coaching and/or providing employment support to job seekers
Experience in applying sound pedagogical design to post-secondary online learning projects
Demonstrated ability to manage projects that involve developing and refining learning material
Experience in effectively applying a learning management system (LMS) and other e-learning technologies
Commitment to multiculturalism and diversity, including the ability to interact well with individuals from a variety of different backgrounds
Experience in supervising staff
Public speaking, instructional, and presentation skills, including the ability to deliver workshops and teach classes
Strong team and interpersonal skills with a proven ability to build and maintain positive relationships with various stakeholders (staff, faculty and services)
Bilingualism (French and English) – excellent speaking, reading, and writing skills in both languages
Key competencies required at the University of Ottawa:
Planning: Organize in time a series of actions or events in order to achieve an objective or a project. Plan and organize own work and priorities in regular daily activities.
Initiative: Demonstrate creativity and initiative to suggest improvements and encourage positive results. Be proactive and self-starting. Show availability and willingness to go above and beyond expectations whenever possible.
Service Excellence: Reflect a positive attitude, demonstrate competence and professionalism, treat members of the community with respect, exercise care, devote full attention and find solutions. (Visit the section "Useful links" on the home page to read the detailed definition).
Teamwork and Cooperation: Cooperate and work well with other members of the team to reach common goal. Accept and give constructive feedback. Adjust own behaviour to reach team goals.
All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require.
Contract of approximately 36 months, with possibility of renewal. Eligibility to benefits and union affiliation will be determined upon hiring. All applications will be considered equally. Schedule with an average of 35hrs/week. Workshops offered by Leadership, Learning and Organizational Development that you have taken may be considered an asset if you apply for a position at the University. Don’t forget to list them on your CV. We thank all candidates for applying. We will only contact candidates selected for further consideration. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence. Remember to upload a copy of your diploma(s) or a certificate of merit as well as a current version of your CV into the My documents section of your career profile (please include the job ID number, i.e. J0000-0000, in the title of your document).
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