• Curriculum Consultant, Work-Integrated Learning Hub (Temporary)

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    Employee Group
    : Part-time

    Department: Student Affairs 
    Campus: May be assigned activity at any Sheridan campus
    Reference Number: 18/PT/76
    Hourly Range: Commensurate with relevant education and experience   
    Hours/Week: Up to 37.5 hours per week 
    Application Deadline: October 28, 2018. Please note initial screening will take place as of October 12.

     

    This contract position is for a person to join Sheridan’s Work-Integrated Learning Hub (within Student Affairs) in a temporary assignment to lead and coordinate the development of new/updated Career Education curriculum specifically for 1) Co-operative Education; 2) new Entrepreneurship Co-op; and 3) New co-curricular programming being developed to provide Career Education to students not enrolled in Work-Integrated Learning Programs. 

     

    Reporting to the Associate Dean, Career Education and Co-curricular Learning, the incumbent will work closely with staff within the Work-Integrated Learning Hub, Co-operative Education (co-op), Career Services, the Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL), EDGE Entrepreneurship Hub, and with faculty and academic managers within the wider college community.  The incumbent will be responsible for working with cross-disciplinary faculty and staff teams in the development, enhancement and implementation of Co-op/Internship curriculum for certificates, diplomas and degrees and for co-curricular/extra-curricular activities.

     

    The Curriculum Consultant’s responsibilities will include:

    • Leading the development of updated and revised curriculum for Sheridan’s co-op and internship currently delivered by the Co-operative Education department (to include new course outlines, a new competency framework, learning outcomes, reflective assignments, and student evaluation)
    • Supporting the development of a new Entrepreneurship Co-op module which may include input on learning outcomes and assessment of student learning through participation in the module.
    • Leading the development of new co-curricular programming for students who are not enrolled in WIL programs to provide them with relevant and critical Career Education
    • Designing, creating, and implementing new multi-purpose Career Education learning modules (this may include the creation of new resources, videos, online learning modules, reflective assignments, and other Career Education tools that may be used in curricular/co-curricular/or extra-curricular activities).
    • Working with the Student Affairs team and faculty members to develop Career Education modules that include learning outcomes and detailed curricula for Co-op/Internship, within the context of MTCU and PEQAB guidelines, college policy and practice, college strategic direction and strong pedagogy;
    • Collaborating with faculty on Career Education as required (on an individual and group basis);
    • Contributing to shared best practices in teaching and learning within the WIL Hub and with the broader WIL community
    • Supporting special projects (to be determined) related to WIL initiatives

    The incumbent will provide support to teams in the review and renewal of current Career Education and Co-op/Internship content and provide expertise in the writing of learning outcomes and student assessment strategies.  The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively and handle multiple projects. 

     

    Qualifications: 

    • Experience in curriculum design & development (within or outside of Sheridan);
    • Master’s degree (PhD preferred)
    • Understanding of Career Education, Work-Integrated Learning, and learning associated with employability, creativity, and global citizenship.
    • Comfort working within a Learning Management System
    • Proven ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively as part of a team and participate in consultative decision making
    • Demonstrated sensitivity to diverse learners and unique needs
    • Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal skills, writing skills, problem-solving and managing multiple projects

     

    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.

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