Academic Support Specialist, Writing And Communications

Job ID3C-47-F5-4B-8A-64
CompanyRed River College
Date Posted2019-12-02
Posted Until2019-12-16
Job TypePart-time
Job CategoryEducation
Academic Support Specialist, Writing and Communications
Academic Success Centre

Position Location: Notre Dame Campus (Winnipeg, MB)

Part-Time Position Available

Possibility of an Extension

This competition may be used to establish a 12 month eligibility list of qualified candidates for future vacancies.

Red River College is a leader in applied learning and innovation. Our talented team of employees is passionate about education, innovation and student success. We offer competitive salaries, extensive benefits, and the opportunity for personal and professional growth in a rewarding career.

Duties: The Academic Support Specialist, Writing and Communication receives direction from the Tutoring Supervisor and reports to the Manager, Academic Success Centre and Assessment Services for special projects. The Academic Support Specialist provides individualized and group tutoring that responds to identified general and program-specific needs for RRC programs. Besides the delivery of academic support services, this position requires research and development of educational programming for specific student groups with distinct learning needs. The incumbent is also responsible for the selection/creation of resources and informational materials. This position will collaborate with faculty in a wide array of programs to create specialized supports. It may also include development and delivery of academic supports involving instructional technologies and in some cases a degree of project management.

- Certificate in Adult Education (in progress or completed), or an equivalent combination of education and / or experience
- Specialized knowledge in academic writing and communications at the post-secondary level
- Knowledge and demonstrated experience in the instruction of learning skills and remedial programming in a post-secondary environment
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Excellent electronic communication skills
- Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment
- Experience in the delivery of instruction or tutorial support to large groups in a post-secondary environment
- Extensive experience with Microsoft Office computer applications or equivalent
- Values Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
- Commitment to lifelong learning

- Thorough knowledge of RRC programs and services
- Familiarity with learning technologies in a post-secondary environment

- Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada
- This position may be required to work evenings and/or weekends
How To ApplyApplicants are to clearly demonstrate how they satisfy the selection criteria in their written submissions and must identify the competition number they are applying for in the subject line of the email

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This competition may be used to establish a 12 month eligibility list of qualified candidates for future vacancies.

We seek diversity in our workplace. Aboriginal persons, women, visible minorities and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Competition #: 2019-300
Closing Date: December 16, 2019
Salary: $25.01 - 34.20 hourly

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Red River College provides accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If an applicant requires accommodation during the application or selection process, Human Resource Services will work with the applicant to meet the accommodation needs.

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