Academic Full-time Position
(Full-time Academic employees and current partial-load employees or persons who have been partial-load employees within 4 months prior to the posting are considered internal applicants and will be given first consideration)
As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves around the world and in our local community, Conestoga College continues to adjust plans based on the guidance provided by our local Public Health authority. Considering these unprecedented circumstances, all final hiring decisions remain contingent upon confirmed enrolment numbers and the evolving work environment. Conestoga College will take appropriate measures to protect the safety and well-being of our College community and prospective candidates throughout the recruitment and selection process, including the scheduling of remote interviews.
Conestoga College is a leader in polytechnic education. Our career-focused education, training, and applied research programs prepare students for success, support industry, and workforce needs, and promote economic prosperity throughout our region and across Ontario.
As a preferred employer, Conestoga is committed to supporting the development and well-being of our employees through competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package, and ongoing professional and personal learning opportunities that result in enhanced skills, shared successes, and an engaged college community.
Although many of our employees are currently working remotely, all employees are expected to be able to work on campus as required.
The School of Workforce Development is currently seeking a qualified professional to join the Health Care Administration & Service Management program team. Under the direction of the Chair, the Professor is responsible for providing the delivery of curriculum, development of an effective learning environment for students, and academic leadership:
Designing, updating, and delivering a variety of courses including project courses
Defining, evaluating, and validating program and course learning outcomes
Developing alternative delivery strategies, online course development, and teaching as required
Ensuring program and course curriculum are current, relevant, and reflective of best practices in the field
Designing appropriate strategies and tools for facilitating and evaluating student progress and achievement
Creating and maintaining a positive learning environment which supports the diversity of students’ cultures, educational backgrounds, and learning styles
Participating in department, portfolio/school and college-wide activities/task groups as required
Working in a collaborative, collegial manner both within the department and across the college
Support applied research activities including the identification and selection of potential projects
Development of industry partnerships and collaboration with industry partners
Fulfilling responsibilities as defined in the Academic Employees Collective Agreement
Master’s Degree in Health/Medical Office Administration, Health Sciences, or related area required
Five years of current and relevant experience in a front-line health managerial role
Relevant industry certifications preferred
Delivery of workshops and seminars in this area is an asset
Previous adult or post-secondary level teaching experience is required
Experience with curriculum development is preferred
Teaching experience using a variety of modes of delivery (video, web-based, etc.) and methodologies is preferred
Knowledge and experience of computer systems (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite) and educational technologies (e.g. D2L) is preferred
Demonstrated exceptional presentation, communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of an academic team
Demonstrated ability to relate to learners and providing a positive learning environment to students working at different skill levels including international students and students requiring accommodation is an asset
Strong commitment to academic excellence, student success, and ability to support Conestoga’s continuous quality improvement initiatives
Strong relationships with industry contacts and network connections is an asset
Successful applicants will commence employment in August 2021. The vacation period for this position will be scheduled during the spring/summer semester.