Requisition 1667 - Professor, Communication and Global Studies

of Applied Arts and Technology
P.O. Box 2034
Fennell Avenue & West 5th Street
Hamilton, Ontario
L8N 3T2
College Website: http://www.MohawkCollege.ca
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Requisition 1667 - Professor, Communication and Global Studies

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Please apply online at: www.mohawkcollege.ca/careers

Status: Full Time
Home Campus: Fennell
Hours: Monday to Friday; between 8:00am and 10:00pm
Rate of Pay: Commensurate upon qualifications and experience
Pay band: Not applicable
Posting Date: January 17th, 2022
Closing Date: January 26th, 2022 at 7:00pm EST

JOB SUMMARY:

The Department of Communication and Global Studies in the McKeil School of Business | School of Communication, Creative Industries, & Liberal Studies is currently seeking a qualified professional to join the Communication Courses team as a full-time Professor.

Under the direction of the Associate Dean, the successful applicant will be expected to develop, deliver and revise curricula in collaboration with colleagues and other College departments while fostering an effective learning environment for students and providing academic leadership.
The successful candidate may be required to develop and teach a variety of courses, ranging from language development to communication and critical thinking at the degree level. Faculty must be adept at innovative delivery methods so as to provide a meaningful learning environment for students of diverse backgrounds, learning styles and ages.
All candidates selected for an interview will be required to present on a topic related to the position during the interview process.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The duties of this position will include, but are not limited to the following:
• Designing, updating, and delivering a variety of courses which uphold academic quality, college policies and procedures.
• Creating a positive and engaging learning environment both in the classroom and online which uphold the principles of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI).
• Providing innovative educational delivery and experiences through the use of on-line educational technology and learning management systems (i.e. MyCanvas), for in-class, online synchronous and online asynchronous delivery.
• Using a variety of teaching and learning strategies such as Experiential Learning (EL), Universal Design for Learning (UDL), adaptive technology, alternative delivery methodologies.
• Designing appropriate assessment strategies and tools for facilitating and evaluating student progress and achievement.
• Participate in department, school, and college-wide activities/tasks as required.
• Managing the educational environment to facilitate an optimal learning experience and student success.
• Applying cooperative college values and philosophy in all work activities and interactions with other professors.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The successful candidate will have:
• A Master’s level graduate degree or equivalent experience, in a related discipline (i.e. – rhetoric, composition, applied linguistics, communication, adult digital education).
• Three to five years teaching experience at the post-secondary level, in both in-class and online environments, teaching communication skills, academic, occupationally-specific and/or business writing, remedial skills development, critical thinking and research and reporting.
• Demonstrated ability in the application of adult digital education methodology.
• Demonstrated ability to relate to learners and provide a positive learning environment to students working at different skill levels including international students, Indigenous students, first-generation students, and students requiring accommodation is an asset.
• Evidence of demonstrated application of adult learning principles, methodologies, curriculum design, and development.
• Knowledge and experience with computer systems (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite) and educational technologies (e.g. d2L, Canvas).
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of an academic team, through the application of strong interpersonal and communication skills.
• Demonstrated commitment and understanding of human rights, equity, diversity and inclusion with the ability to communicate and work effectively inter-culturally with diverse groups of students, employees and the community.
• Working closely with other stakeholders across the institution to assist in applying curriculum processes while adhering to standards that promote quality and innovation across program areas.
• TESL Ontario or TESL Canada Level II accreditation or equivalent is an asset.
• Previous experience with learning design and course/program development is an asset.

Faculty members hired at Mohawk College must be prepared to teach with a learner-centered approach and to assist in the development and application of alternate delivery methods. He/she/They may be assigned to teach classes at any College Campus and may be scheduled to teach between 8:00am and 10:00pm, Monday to Friday.

This position is part of Mohawk College’s response to the Calls to Action in Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Report, and as part of our commitment to our Indigenous Education and Initiatives Plan, preference will be given to Indigenous Peoples or Peoples of Turtle Island, including those who identify as First Nations (status or non-status), Metis & Inuit.

Although many of our employees are currently working remotely, this position is governed by the applicable legislation of the Province of Ontario. Successful candidates will be required to conduct work within Ontario, must be available to work on campus as required, and will be required to follow the vaccination policy.

For more information, please visit:

https://www.mohawkcollege.ca/covid-19-c ... -statement

Mohawk College is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please contact the HR Department at (905) 575-2047.

Mohawk College is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of idea
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