• Professor, Community Studies (Part-time)

  • Job Description

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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/109
    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 Social Service Worker program.  These programs offers students a comprehensive set of practical and critical skills, as well as knowledge in social service practice. Sheridan seeks part-time professors to teach in the following courses within Social Service Worker:


    • CSRV13672 Social Diversity in Contemporary Canada
    • CSRV24717 Engaging and Promoting Families
    • CSRV21011 Introduction to Applied Research in Social Services
    • FLPL13672 Field Preparation Social Service Worker
    • CSRV27028 Non-Profit Services and Grant Writing

    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




    • Master’s degree in Social Work or a related field is required;
    • Minimum of 5 years related professional experience;
    • 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 non-profit voluntary sector;
    • 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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