Instructor- Business (Online)
Bow Valley College
12d ago

Job Description

Bow Valley College contributes to the vitality of communities and strength of the economy through innovative adult education programs and services.

We equip students for successful living, lifelong learning, and employment in a global knowledge-based environment.

Why work at Bow Valley College? We have been named one of Alberta's Top 70 Employers for 2018. Bow Valley College is made up of employees who are committed to our learners success, as well as each other s.

Our staff and faculty consistently say it is the people who keep them at the College, the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our students, and the incredible support they receive from their co-

workers and supervisors.

We are currently accepting applications for the position of Instructor- Business (online) for Bow Valley College’s Chiu School of Business.

This posting will be used to fill Online instructional positions across various disciplines in the Administration Program area of the Chiu School of Business including but not limited to :

  • Business Technology
  • Introduction to the Legal Profession
  • Legal Document Processing I
  • Legal Document Processing II
  • Introduction to Computers for Health Care
  • All instructors in the Chiu School of Business are responsible for supporting the delivery of courses and providing instruction to students in multiple delivery modalities, while integrating current practices, techniques, and assessment methods.

    The duties of an instructor also include facilitating inclusive student engagement, evaluating student progress, and supporting students in meeting learning outcomes of their courses and programs.

    Collaborating with internal and external stakeholders of the school and institution is essential to supporting continuous, instructional, and program improvement.

    This includes other faculty, schools, departments, and industry partners. Participation in Professional Development activities is expected in this role.

    Additional responsibilities will include :

    Curriculum Development

  • Creates learning activities and authentic assessments that encourage experiential learning and promote work-ready skills.
  • Utilizes innovative curriculum and assessment methods to integrate adult teaching methodologies.
  • Quality Instruction and Facilitation

  • Inspires student engagement through innovate assessments and learning opportunities.
  • Provides a positive learning experience for students.
  • Researches resources to keep current with industry trends.
  • Prepares and delivers course(s) as assigned (includes lesson plans, assessments, learning activities, course schedule, resources, etc.).
  • Evaluates student performance on an ongoing basis; identify areas of concern and refer to Program Coordinator for follow up as necessary.
  • Addresses academic honesty concerns among students (identify, report, complete paperwork, etc.); refer to Program Coordinator for follow up as necessary.
  • Refers students to other institutional supports and campus services (i.e. : tutoring, counselling, academic advising, accessibility services, career and employment services, financial aid, technology support, etc.).
  • Ensures academic accommodations are met for learners with disabilities (i.e. : assistive technology, modified course load, additional time on exams / assignments, incorporate Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles, use of testing services, etc.).
  • Validates that course content among offerings within LMS is ready for release at the beginning of each semester.
  • Supports students in meeting learning outcomes and facilitate inclusive student engagement.
  • Meets with students as necessary.
  • Maintains official records as required.
  • Professional Duties and Program Support

  • Shares resources (i.e. assignments, assessments methods, course deliverables, marking guides, rubrics, best practices, etc.
  • with colleagues and other faculty.

  • Recognizes and nominate students for scholarships and bursaries.
  • Participates in College-wide, departmental, community, student, and industry events (i.e. Open House, Info Night, New Student Orientation, Graduation, networking events, etc.).
  • Attends and participate in department and program area meetings.
  • Provides expertise in your area of discipline and serve as a professional resource.
  • Participates in special projects related to the College, Chiu School of Business, and the program Promote and encourage students to complete Learner Experience Feedback evaluations to support course / program improvement.
  • Engages in professional development and share learnings with peers.
  • Building and Maintaining Stakeholder Relations (internal / external)

  • Promotes student and industry events for the Chiu School of Business.
  • Professionally represents the Chiu School of Business.
  • Collaborates with other Schools and departments in joint initiatives.
  • Professionalism and Organizational Behaviour :

  • Embraces continuous improvement; commitment to achieving a standard of excellence with work processes and organizational outcomes
  • Commitment to collaboration, team oriented, and ability to work successfully in a multi-disciplinary environment
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude while fostering strong working relationships and a respectful work environment
  • Complies with College policies, procedures, and guidelines
  • Completes instructional and industry related training
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in related discipline or an equivalent combination of directly-related education and experience may be considered
  • 2 years’ instructional experience at the post-secondary / adult education / corporate training level or combination thereof
  • Specific certifications and / or designations may be required
  • Evidence of lifelong learning and additional professional education and / or experience
  • Police information check including a vulnerable sector might be required.
  • An equivalent combination of directly related education and experience may be considered
  • Preferred

  • Master’s Degree in a related field
  • Instructional experience in a post-secondary environment an asset
  • Curriculum development and design experience an asset
  • Instructional skills in multiple delivery modalities with a diverse student population an asset
  • Exceptional communication skills (written and verbal); dedication to keeping others informed
  • Strong work ethic, resourceful, and motivation to take initiative
  • Core Competencies

    Building / Nurturing / Fostering Relationships & Organization-wide Perspective

  • Builds rapport to establish and maintain effective relationships with clients and stakeholders and gains their trust and respect.
  • Is open-minded when different perspectives are presented.
  • Models Agility

  • Is open to and adapts well to change and is not knocked off balance by the unexpected.
  • Communicates effectively with colleagues and others to support the implementation of change.
  • Organization Advocacy

  • Demonstrates commitment and support of the College in day-to-day interactions with stakeholders and clients.
  • Models a positive image to others both inside and outside the organization.
  • Critical Decision Making

  • Views situations from a broad perspective rather than just their own.
  • Anticipates multiple possible causes and consequences of events.
  • Open Communication / Listening

  • Discusses with supervisor any potential upcoming challenges in their day to day work
  • Maintains respectful, open communications with supervisors, co-workers and colleagues, in order to share both information
  • This is a casual (Faculty) position. This job posting will remain open until suitable candidates have been found.

    Please note that all successful candidates will be required to provide government issued identification and proof of educational qualifications upon hire and may be required to provide an enhanced police information check.

    Minimum Education Requirements Bachelor's Degree Location BVC CALGARY - CA (Primary)

    Job Family Faculty FTE Per Individual (%) 0 Closing Date 8 / 24 / 2018 Employment Status Casual Salary Commensurate with experience

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