Durham College is seeking an experienced and motivated professional who shares our commitment to quality and student success. The School of Health and Community Services requires a part-time professor to teach Animal Facility Management in its Animal Care program.
IMPORTANT NOTE FOR PART-TIME FACULTY APPLICANTS
Part-time recruitment is ongoing and is dependent on when courses are being taught and the need for faculty to teach. Part-time faculty teach up to 6 hours per week with varied schedules Monday through Thursday between 8:00 am and 9 pm and Fridays between 8:00 am and 6:00 pm.
For more information about the different courses available, please look at the link to our School: "School of Health and Community Services”
This course introduces the student to topics important to managing a facility responsible for providing care for live animals. Common hazards, terminology, client education and compliance, inventory, marketing, team building and medical records are discussed.
The responsibilities of Durham College Part-time Professors include, but are not limited to:
Creating a positive learning environment that accommodates students’ diverse cultural and educational backgrounds, experiences, and individual learning styles;
Utilizing principles of adult education to actively engage students in the learning process;
Effectively using educational technologies to support learning, manage and post grades, and deliver hybrid and on-line courses;
Developing curriculum that uses appropriate strategies and tools to assess student learning;
Ensuring that course and program curriculum is current and relevant;
Working independently and demonstrating initiative; and
Working effectively with students, the program team, and a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
The ideal candidate will meet or exceed the following qualifications:
A relevant baccalaureate degree (relevant master’s degree is preferred).
A minimum of five years of recent (within the past three years), relevant work experience;
Teaching experience at the post-secondary level with a demonstrated understanding and application of UDL and current assessment methodologies;
Participation in industry-led or community-based applied research, innovation and service-learning is an asset;
Demonstrated use of current technologies to support student learning and the management of grades;
Proven track record of life-long learning;
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a variety of internal and external stakeholders including students, faculty, support staff, administrators and community stakeholders; and
An understanding of the Ontario college system and outcomes based learning.