NOTE: This is a temporary appointment ending on or before January 31, 2021 with the possibility of extension.
The Learning Strategist works as part of an integrated team to provide individual and group learning strategies sessions for NAIT students. The person in this full-time, temporary position evaluates the learning needs of students, plans, and provides learning strategies sessions to foster student success.
NAIT (The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology) is one of the largest polytechnic institutes in Canada, providing education in advanced technologies, business, skilled trades and allied health to more than 80,000 registrants annually at 13 sites in the Edmonton region as well as nationally and internationally. NAIT graduates provide the skilled workforce required to support Alberta’s current and emergent economic needs. Recognized the last nine years as one of the top employers in the Province of Alberta, NAIT offers a wealth of personal and family health and wellbeing benefits, outstanding professional development opportunities, amazing recreational and leisure facilities, an environment unrivaled in engagement and dynamism, and co-workers who are collaborative, respectful and supportive.
Plans and provides learning strategy sessions specific to student learning needs and course material within a universal design for learning (UDL) framework
Develops and provides group learning strategy sessions and workshops as suitable
Works collaboratively with students and staff to provide accommodations and promote academic success
Maintains up-to-date best practices on learning strategies
Applies knowledge of assistive technology and software utilized by students, including students with disabilities
Ability to resolve problems independently and in collaboration with team members
Travels between NAIT’s main and satellite campuses, as necessary
Provides feedback and improves learning strategy services based on student feedback and statistical review
Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of Human Rights legislation
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of learning challenges encountered by students
Strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential
Expertise in implementing learning interventions or experience with teaching, advising, or tutoring students of diversity in a post-secondary setting
Bachelors of Education or related degree with a background in STEM education is an asset.
A Master’s degree in Education, Educational Psychology, Adult Education, or a related field is preferred
Remuneration: $2,297.31 - $3,078.69 bi-weekly with a comprehensive benefit package.
(Classification – Coordinator I)
This role is covered by the AUPE Collective Agreement.
Thank you for your application however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from World Education Services or the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) - http://work.alberta.ca/immigration/international-qualifications-assessment-service.html