Content Expert/Curriculum Consultant
Thompson Rivers University
6d ago


Brief description of the project :

Thompson Rivers University, Open Learning (TRU-OL) is looking for a qualified content expert / curriculum consultant to review ARET 4111 / Green Building Rating Systems :

Green building rating systems attempt to measure how sustainable a building is using a variety of different requirements and metrics.

In this course, students will survey a number of ratings systems currently used by building professionals as a way to learn about the different strategies and technologies that are currently employed to make buildings more sustainable.

The history of the various systems will be studied so that the students can see the evolution of the green building movement.

Issues such as climate, building size, energy modelling, third party certification, and life cycle analysis will be discussed, so that current green building practice can be put into context.

The various rating systems will be compared and contrasted to see which are most applicable to a given project.

Course Development Process :

The content expert / curriculum consultant will work under the guidance of an instructional designer, and in collaboration with the course development team, to provide the following :

1. Input into the planning phase, including the review of a detailed blueprint or course framework that includes relevant learning outcomes and mapping out course activities, assessments and updated resources.

2. Review of content, learning activities and authentic assessments to ensure that they are relevant and appropriate for a standard web course.

TRU-OL uses a collaborative approach to course development that involves interactive planning meetings and review sessions as needed.


Criteria for assignment of work :

The successful candidate will be selected on the basis of the following criteria :

  • Professional Engineer, Registered Architect, or a Building Technologist with at least five years experience with LEED AP or LEED Green Associate certification.
  • Direct experience with green building ratings systems, specifically LEED, is required.
  • Demonstration of current and ongoing engagement in the course subject matter through research and / or the scholarship of teaching, including the dissemination of outcomes in appropriate academic venues.
  • Proven course development skills in a face-to-face or distance environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to write in a clear and consistent style with grammatical accuracy.
  • The ability to meet deadlines.
  • The ability to work in a collaborative and consultative manner.
  • Experience or education in online course development or online facilitation is an asset.
  • Pay Band

    To Be Determined at Time of Interview

    Please submit a cover letter detailing how you meet the selection criteria, CV / resume, *copies of transcripts, and a *writing sample via the online application system.

    Please combine these components as one file in your attachment. *Note : If you are currently working, or have in the recent past worked, for TRU or TRU-

    Open Learning, it is not necessary to submit transcripts. *Examples of your instructional writing (e.g. lesson outline, learning activity, element of evaluation, etc.

    with your application, or indicate the name(s) of any TRU Open Learning or BCOU courses that you have written. Response to this notification signifies that you are willing and able to comply with the aforementioned terms and conditions of the project work.

    Organizational Unit

    Thompson Rivers University ->

    Open Learning ->

    Instructional Design - OL

    Diversity and Inclusion Commitment :

    Thompson Rivers University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

    Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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