4038- Professor -Legal Programs

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4038- Professor -Legal Programs

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Position Summary
Reporting to the Chair, School of Legal, Public & Office Administration, the professor is responsible for developing, preparing, and delivering post-secondary courses. Seneca offers courses in four delivery formats: in-person, online, hybrid and flexible. Professors may teach in any one or more of the four delivery formats.
The professor will be responsible for providing academic leadership in the classroom and within the School, ensuring an effective and compelling learning environment for students.
The start date for this role is anticipated to be in January 2024.

Program Area/Level
Responsible for teaching courses at the diploma and graduate certificate level in various legal programs across the School.

Under the direction of the senior academic officer of Seneca or designate, the professor is responsible for:
• Ensuring student awareness of course objectives, approach and evaluation techniques.
• Incorporating active learning strategies in online, hybrid, flexible, and in-person classes.
• Implementing appropriate educational technology and tools in online, hybrid, flexible, and in-person classes.
• Carrying out regularly scheduled instruction, which may include tutoring and academic counselling of students.
• Providing a learning environment which makes effective use of available resources, work experience and field trips.
• Evaluating student progress/achievement and assuming responsibility for the overall assessment of the student's work within assigned courses.
Course and Curriculum Development
• Ensuring an equitable and accessible learning community on online, hybrid, flexible, and in-person classes.
• Designing formative and summative assessments (alternative and authentic) for online, hybrid, flexible, and in-person classes.
• Consulting with program and course directors and other faculty members, advisory committees, accrediting agencies, potential employers and students.
• Defining course objectives, and evaluating and validating these objectives.
• Specifying or approving learning approaches, necessary resources, etc.
• Developing individualized instruction and multi-media presentations where applicable.
• Selecting or approving textbooks and learning materials.
Academic Leadership
• Providing guidance to Instructors relative to the Instructors' teaching assignments.
• Participating in the work of curriculum and other consultative committees as requested.
• Participating in industry, or community-partnered, Applied Research initiatives to enhance student learning with inter-disciplinary and experiential learning opportunities.


• Minimum Bachelor in Law (LLB), Juris Doctor Degree (JD), OR a Bachelor’s degree plus Paralegal diploma.
• Must be a current member in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario. The incumbent must be prepared to maintain this membership.

• Minimum of one (1) year teaching experience at the post-secondary level.
• Minimum three (3) years of experience in a legal environment in the private or public sector is required.

• Demonstrated competencies to deliver in-person, online and hybrid teaching.
• A track record of teaching excellence at the College or University level, and/or delivery of professional training and development.
• Demonstrated leadership skills and team work skills.
• Familiarity with curriculum development, student engagement and other post- secondary practices, including Universal Design for Learning.
• Demonstrated commitment to the principles of Indigenization, diversity, inclusion, integrity, and excellence.
• Exceptional presentation, communication, and interpersonal skills, enabling effective engagement with the diverse student and staff community at Seneca while actively fostering a commitment to equity in education

Note: A teaching demonstration will be required during the recruitment process.

Consideration will be given to qualified internal full-time academic and partial-load employees first in accordance with the Collective Agreement requirements. New employees will be required to demonstrate the Faculty Basic Competencies by the end of their probationary period.

As a top GTA employer, Seneca offers a competitive total compensation package. The salary range for full-time Professors ranges from $67,221 to $116,532. Upon hire, the incumbent will receive a pay calculation to determine their step within the range. To view additional perks and benefits of working at Seneca, please visit: www.senecacollege.ca/careers.

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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