Office Administration

Website Algonquin College

Job Description:

Under the direction of the Chair, Finance, Office and Legal Studies, the Professor, is responsible for facilitating and guiding learning and providing an effective learning environment for all students in the Office Administration suite of programs. Related subjects include: Document Production, MS Office Software Applications, and Executive Integrated Projects. The professional responsibilities include:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Remaining current in the field of study and maintain awareness of emerging trends and practices related to teaching and learning in higher education
  • Providing a learning environment which makes effective use of available resources including educational technologies
  • Providing tutoring and academic advising for students both in and out of class
  • Evaluating student progress/achievement and assuming responsibility for the overall assessment of the student’s work within assigned courses
  • Modeling the College values – Caring. Learning. Integrity. Respect.
  • Providing guidance to students, to instructors, and to part-time professors relative to the professor’s teaching assignments
  • The teaching of assigned courses, including:
  • Incorporating educational technologies to meet the learning needs of 21st Century students
  • Specifying and approving learning approaches, necessary resources, etc.
  • Consulting with program and course administrators and other faculty members, advisory committees and a variety of potential employers and students
  • Liaising with community members, engaging in program, Department, School or Faculty, and College promotion
  • Defining learning outcomes and evaluating and validating these outcomes
  • Participating in the work of curriculum and other consultative committees, and departmental/faculty meetings
  • Ensuring student awareness of course learning outcomes and evaluation techniques
  • The development and creation of a learning environment that is conducive to success for all students
  • Reviewing and revising curriculum and participating in professional development activities during non-teaching periods
  • The provision of academic leadership, including:
  • Delivery of regularly scheduled instruction in the Fall, Winter, or Summer terms in home department or across departments

Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated commitment to continued learning in teaching and curriculum development is considered a strong asset. Examples include, but are not limited to, completion of training programs, participating at teaching and learning conferences, and/or more extensive training such as the Teaching Adult Lifelong Learners certificate program or other postsecondary programs in education;
  • Highly effective communication, presentation, and organizational skills;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the use of educational technologies; experience in the development and delivery of hybrid and online curriculum is considered an asset;
  • Demonstrated provision of academic leadership considered a strong asset. Examples include but are not limited to providing guidance to colleagues and instructors, being actively involved in curriculum development or program renewal, participating in continued efforts to improve the quality of instruction offered to learners, and serving as program coordinator, academic advisor or curriculum administrator;
  • Minimum of an advanced diploma (3 years) in Administration or Business or a related discipline/ field. Bachelor’s degree and/ or Graduate degree in a related discipline/ field preferred;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of student success strategies in a postsecondary setting;
  • Minimum 5 years practical experience related to the field of study;
  • Minimum 2 years of teaching experience, or equivalent, preferably in a postsecondary setting;

Job Details:

Company: Algonquin College

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Perth, Ontario, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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