Designs strategies, provides resources and facilitates activities in order to improve program structure and coherence. More particularly, helps guide academic units in defining and integrating Degree Level Expectations and Learning Outcomes (DLE and LO) into their curricular design, thereby enhancing the quality of undergraduate and graduate programs and meeting the requirements of the Ontario Universities Council on Quality Assurance (OUCQA). *Telecommuting option available for this position*
Advanced practical and theoretical knowledge of curriculum development, as well as teaching and learning in higher education, acquired through an advanced degree in education (Master’s degree required with PhD preferred) and at least five years’ experience in the field
Prior experience in curriculum development in higher education
Ability to analyze, and provide recommendations on, complex practical and theoretical problems pertaining to general and specific program issues
Experience in teaching in a university setting
Experience in using the administrative and operational systems of the University of Ottawa is an asset
Exceptional communication skills (spoken and written) and negotiation skills
Professional-level skills in the instructional design of pedagogical material and in facilitation
Ability to design and produce resources, guides, workshops and projects that meet the needs of a variety of academic audiences
Ability to produce papers and presentations for the larger academic community, as demonstrated by prior publications in the field of teaching and university pedagogy
Strong teamwork skills
Autonomy and initiative
Bilingualism — English and French (spoken and written)
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.
Temporary assignment or contract of 12 months, with possibility of renewal. Eligibility to benefits will be determined upon hiring. This position is excluded from all union accreditation units. All applications will be considered equally. To obtain a temporary assignment, internal candidates must receive approval from their immediate supervisor. 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).