• Professor, Paralegal

  • Job Description

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    Faculty/Department: Applied Health and Community Studies

    Employee Group: Academic

    Campus: Davis (May be assigned activities at any Sheridan campus)

    Reference Number: 18/F/33

    Application Deadline: Open until filled
    Start Date: August 2018

    Salary Range: $62,717 - $108,723 (based on relevant educational qualifications and experience)

     

    Sheridan is looking for outstanding individuals to join our faculty team.  The successful candidate will teach a range of courses in all areas of Civil and Criminal Law relevant to the Paralegal professional standards to students in the Faculty of Applied Health and Community Studies.   The incumbent will also contribute to program and curriculum development in the Paralegal program and other programs in the Faculty of Applied Health and Community Studies.

     

    Sheridan faculty provide academic leadership to programs and courses within their areas of expertise and contribute to a learning-centred environment, where students can develop to their full potential. They also contribute to Sheridan, Faculty and program excellence by collaborating on a variety of initiatives such as new program development, applied research and alternative delivery strategies. Faculty ensure students are aware of course and program learning outcomes, learning strategies and evaluation techniques, through providing individual tutoring, academic counselling and evaluating student progress/achievement within assigned courses.

     

    Specific Responsibilities:

     

    • Ensuring that program and course curricula are current, relevant and reflective of best practices within the relevant professional/program disciplines
    • Defining, evaluating and validating learning outcomes for courses and programs
    • Creating an effective environment for applied learning which accommodates students’ diverse cultural and educational backgrounds, experiences and learning styles
    • Designing appropriate strategies and tools for facilitating and assessing student learning that are invitational and reflective of best practices in teaching and learning
    • Developing appropriate strategies and tools to assess student performance that are consistent with the learning outcomes of the course and address multiple learning styles
    • Developing multi-media materials and alternative delivery strategies, and incorporating appropriate educational technologies into the applied learning process

     

    Qualifications:

     

    • LLB/Juris Doctor or a baccalaureate in a related field of study plus a Paralegal diploma required; Master's degree in Law preferred
    • Member in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario (formerly, Law Society of Upper Canada)
    • A minimum of five years relevant practical and professional experience
    • Experience teaching and curriculum development at the post-secondary level or equivalent experience as a trainer in business or industry preferred
    • Strong network of contacts with other academics, professionals, organizations and employers
    • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to convey the conceptual and applied aspects of knowledge to a broad range of students
    • Committed to excellence in teaching and learning and to working within a team environment

     

    Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous People, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Sheridan is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process.  At any stage of the hiring process, Human Resources will work with applicants requesting accommodation.

     

    Note: Copies of educational credentials are requested at the time of an interview. As a condition of employment, Sheridan requires confirmation of educational credentials in the form of an official Canadian transcript or an official evaluation of international credentials which determines Canadian equivalency.

     

    Please apply online: https://careers-sheridancollege.icims.com

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