Professor, Mental Health & Addictions Worker Program

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Professor, Mental Health & Addictions Worker Program

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Type of Position Academic Full Time
Department School of Justice & Community Development
Campus Sutherland
Location Peterborough, Ontario
Date Posted 2019-12-12
Date Closed 2020-01-01
Job ID 2048
Full/Part Time Full Time
Regular/Temporary Regular
Hours per Week 44
Salary Range $65,250 to 113,115

What Are We About?
Fleming is located in the heart of the Kawartha Lakes Region in Central Ontario... a beautiful place to live and work, surrounded by natural beauty and a mere 90 minutes north-east of Toronto. The College’s 6,800 full-time and 10,000 part-time students, including hundreds of international students from countries around the world, attend at campus locations in Peterborough, Lindsay, Haliburton and Cobourg. Fleming offers more than 100 full-time programs in Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences, Fine Arts, General Arts and Science, Technology, Skilled Trades, Community Development, Health, Business, and Justice as well as other Continuing Education courses.

We are also extremely proud of our more than 73,000 Fleming alumni who are contributing to their communities in the region, across the province and around the world.

What This Position is About:
Experience success at Fleming, where we provide a unique and innovative learning environment for our students. We take pride in offering students real world learning, available only through the recent, related work experiences that faculty bring.

Do you have a passion for teaching and learning? Have you designed curriculum and facilitated integrated learning opportunities that inspire students to develop and expand their skills? Do you have experience in applied research? Do you excel in creating a positive learning environment that is adaptive, flexible, and focused on learning success? As a key member of the School of Justice & Community Development, you will play a pivotal role by demonstrating teaching excellence through proven adaptability with diverse learners, and the creation of a learning environment that motivates and engages learners, using a variety of teaching methodologies and types of delivery.

We welcome applications from experienced professionals who may wish to broaden their career and experience the rewards of teaching in our Mental Health and Addictions (MHA) Program with Fleming’s School of Justice & Community Development.

The MHAW program is four semesters in length with classroom-based courses in the first three semesters and a block placement in the final semester. Applied learning activities are infused into our classroom-based courses and building on the above knowledge and skills gained, a full-time placement in the fourth and final semester of the program provides a range of practice opportunities in a work setting.

Many courses are shared between the Social Services Worker & Mental Health and Addiction Worker diploma programs (including the entire first semester) and there is a dual diploma option for students that begins in second semester. Both programs have Indigenous content woven throughout and a further Indigenous Perspectives Designation is an option as well. Please visit us for more information: ... ons-worker

Due to year-round delivery of programs, this position may have teaching assigned through the summer and vacation will be taken at other times of the year.

For More Information
Please see the Professor Definition and the Guidelines for Professional Practice - Faculty.

What We Are Looking For:
You possess a relevant combination of current experience and education including a minimum of a Bachelor of Social Work or a Registered Psychotherapist (Master of Social Work preferred).. Experience in applied research would be an asset.

A minimum of 5 years of recentrelated experience, all of which have been within the last 7 years in a Mental Health and Addictions position working directly with a variety of clients. You have a sound knowledge of crisis intervention, mental health and addictions issues and you have experience identifying and addressing psycho-social issues in both individual and group treatment settings. You can demonstrate your knowledge of substance abuse treatment, rehabilitation resources and have experience working in a psychiatric/mental health and addictions setting.

Your ongoing professional development has fostered your awareness of current practice, innovative trends and emerging issues within the Mental Health and Addictions field.

You can demonstrate your experience and comfort working within a multidisciplinary team environment and proven abilities to form partnerships in the community for the purposes of enhancing the student experience. You have the ability to enhance the student experience, proven by creation of a rich learning environment and creative teaching and evaluation methods. You foster student success through the use of effective, consistent and timely feedback underpinned with a competency and outcomes based approach to achievement.

Previous Teaching Experience: Ideally you have experience in applying theories of adult learning in teaching or training at the post-secondary level, including curriculum development, and using a variety of learning techniques. This role also requires self-motivation, flexibility and a passion for learning and student success. You will work in a team environment and develop/deliver curriculum using a variety of teaching methodologies, which may include lectures, seminars, labs, field trips, work placements, computer simulation, online learning or other innovative delivery methods. You have demonstrated teaching excellence with ensuring inclusion of diverse learners and have demonstrated your ability to create a learning environment which motivates and engages all learners. Experience in an e-learning environment with comfort teaching both face-to-face or web-based delivery is a definite asset.

Preference will be given to candidates with curriculum design and development experience at the post-secondary level. Experience in developing/delivering educational materials in alternative formats is a definite asset.

Communication: Superior interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to deliver and receive feedback, as well as well-developed critical thinking/problem solving and organizational / time management skills are required. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning as a dual professional, fostering relationships and connections while providing accessible, superior service to students.

Computer Proficiency: You are proficient working with a variety of computer applications including word processing, spreadsheets, e-mail, internet search, learning management systems and online learning applications.

Please Note
Please note that internal candidates will receive first consideration in accordance with our Academic Collective Agreement.

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
Fleming College is committed to building diverse, equitable, inclusive, and accessible learning and working environments. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our Staff, our Faculty and our Administration including, but not limited to, women, racialized persons, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity to apply.

We believe in and promote the rights of all persons with disabilities and commit to ensuring accommodations available throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform our Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require to ensure your equal participation. To obtain a copy of this document in another format please e-mail
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