• Professor, Paralegal (Part-time)

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    Employee Group: Part-time
    Faculty/Department: Faculty of Applied Health and Community Studies
    Campus: May be assigned activity at any Sheridan campus
    Reference Number: 18/PT/108
    Salary Range: Based on relevant educational qualifications and experience
    Start Date: January 2019

    Application Deadline: Open until filled

    Application Details: The Human Resources department maintains a Faculty Pool of resumes for job seekers interested in part-time teaching opportunities at the College.

     

    Sheridan is looking for outstanding individuals to join our faculty team in the Paralegal Program.  This program offers students a comprehensive set of practical and critical skills, as well as knowledge in the area of law pertaining to paralegal practice.  Sheridan seeks part-time professors to teach in the following courses within Paralegal Program:

     

    ·  APPL17545 – Intro to Computer Skill                              for Paralegals

    ·  LAWS16250 – Negotiation and                                         Mediation  

     

    ·   LAWS17995 – Legal Research Writing

    ·   LAWS14603 – Residential Landlord and                                  Tenant Law

    ·   LAWS19077 – Small Claims II

     

    To view course outlines, visit:  www.sheridancollege.ca/academics/programs-and-courses/course-outline-search.aspx

     

    Sheridan professors are responsible for developing an effective learning environment for students while respecting their diverse cultural and educational backgrounds, experiences, and individual learning styles. 

     

    Specific Responsibilities Include:

     

    • Delivering course curriculum in classroom and/or online, which includes ensuring student awareness of course objectives, approach and evaluation techniques
    • Tutoring and academic counselling of students, while evaluating student progress/achievement and assuming responsibility for the overall assessment of the students’ work within assigned courses
    • Defining, evaluating and validating learning outcomes and designing appropriate strategies and tools for assessing student learning
    • Developing individualized instruction and multi-media presentations and incorporating technology into the learning process where applicable
    • Attending periodic faculty meetings

     

    Qualifications:

     

    • LLB preferred but a Bachelor Degree required;
    • Licenced Lawyer or Paralegal in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario;
    • Minimum of one year of related professional experience in the area they will be teaching, as per the Law Society of Ontario’s requirement;
    • Experience in teaching and curriculum development at the post-secondary level or equivalent experience as a trainer in industry preferred;
    • Strong network of contacts with other professionals in the Paralegal industry;
    • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills;
    • Committed to excellence in teaching and learning and to working within a team environment.

     

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

     

    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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