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Instructor - Justice Studies, Indigenous Focus

Job ID30-D8-FD-56-30-D1
CompanyBow Valley College
Date Posted2019-09-18
Posted Until2019-10-18
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryEducation
Bow Valley College contributes to the vitality of communities and strength of the economy through innovative adult education programs and services. We equip students for successful living, lifelong learning, and employment in a global knowledge-based environment.

Why work at Bow Valley College? We have been named one of Alberta's Top 75 Employers for 2019. Bow Valley College is made up of employees who are committed to our learners´ success, as well as each other´s. Our staff and faculty consistently say it is the people who keep them at the College, the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our students, and the incredible support they receive from their co-workers and supervisors.

We are currently accepting applications for the role of Instructor - Justice Studies, Aboriginal Focus, for Bow Valley College's School of Community Studies (Continuous).

Instructors in Justice Studies are responsible for working with and supporting other instructors in a cohesive team environment, providing instruction to learners, evaluating learner’s progress, designing and developing curriculum and instructional materials, and supporting learners in meeting the learning outcomes of their course and program.

Provides Quality Courses in Programs Areas
•Prepare and updates course syllabus/outline and content.
•Creates lesson plans.
•Develops and updates curriculum, manuals and guides as required.
•Creates, reviews and marks learner activities, assignments and/or exams.
•Submits grades to Program Chair.
•Instructs courses as necessary.
•Selects textbooks and resources for each course.
•Provides resource materials to support course delivery.
•Maintains inventory for classroom materials and supplies, etc.
•As necessary, works with Program Chair to process transfer credit requests and process intakes.

Provides a Positive Learning Experience for Learners
•Meets with learners regarding any academic issues.
•Identifies areas of concerns and refer to the Program Chair if follow up is necessary.
•Refers any issues to Program Chairs if more intervention is required.
•Acts as a liaison between learners and other College contacts/departments and if necessary make referrals for additional resources as required.
•Ensures that any special learner accommodations are met (i.e. revise course load, vision impairments, hearing impairments, testing, etc.).
•If applicable, nominates and refers learners for various awards and scholarships; this may include completing any necessary forms and applications.
•Participates in graduation events.
Start Date10/02/2019
Education Requirements•Bachelor’s Degree - Related Field – (i.e. Adult Education, Criminal Justice, or similar) required.
•5 years of direct industry-related field experience.
ExperienceMinimum Requirements
•Recent and relevant occupational experience in teaching and learning at a post-secondary level.
•An equivalent combination of directly related education and experience may be considered.
•Preferred occupational experience would include experience working directly in a justice related environment and/ or providing support services that are culturally relevant and that recognize the rich cultural background and unique needs of Indigenous communities
•Extensive personal knowledge and first-hand experience of Indigenous communities

•Master’s Degree-Related Field– (i.e. Adult Education, Criminal Justice, or similar) preferred.
•Experienced educator and instructor at a post-secondary level.
•Working in a career within justice.
•Practitioner of adult learning principles.
•Excellent Communication.
•Teaching experience.
•Curriculum development an asset.
•Industry relationship an asset.
•Familiarity with AN LMS (e.g. D2L) an asset.
How To ApplyPlease submit your application on our website