Teaching and Learning Coordinator, Department of Teaching and Learning, Haskayne School of Business

  • Company:
    University of Calgary
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
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  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Business / Mgmt

Job ID:16659Updated:October 15, 2018Location:Main CampusPosition OverviewTheDepartment of Teaching and Learning  in theHaskayne School of Businessis currently seeking a Full-time Regular  Teaching and Learning Coordinator .The Teaching & Learning Coordinator (TLC) will report to the Associate Dean, Teaching and Learning at the Haskayne School of Business and primarily provide specialized teaching support to faculty members within their respective concentration area. The TLC will work collaboratively with the Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning) and other Teaching and Learning Coordinators. The primary purpose of the Teaching & Learning Coordinator position is to enhance the educational community through technical training and support for faculty and staff in the School. The position is responsible for coordinating the Area’s teaching and learning functions, including assessing, anticipating, and meeting faculty’s instructional needs and expectations with minimal supervision or direction.Position DescriptionSummary of Key Responsibilities(job functions include but are not limited to):Coordination:Train all Area faculty on, and help troubleshoot, the LMS (Learning Management System).Orientate faculty to the Curriculum Alignment Tool (CAT) and facilitate implementation of the tool across courses.Coordinate Area Teaching Assistants (TAs).Compile data analytics resulting from the LMS, Curriculum Mapping Software, and AACSB assessments.Ensure completion of AACSB assessments and the Curriculum Alignment Tool in area courses.Communicate requirements, timelines, and policies for Haskayne Courses and track for compliance.Teach faculty metrics to ensure standardized assessments.Help prepare and coordinate course materials and assessments, with strong attention to detail due to high impact of error.Maintain basic knowledge of subject matter areas (in order to work on course outcomes with new faculty and sessional instructors).¿Collaboration:Proactively support faculty in exploring links between quality curriculum, educational technology and classroom delivery to increase student engagement and teaching practice.Liaise across campus community to identify T&L best practices.Organize learning opportunities for Faculty and Staff Retreat.¿Advising:Conduct needs analysis to determine what types of teaching and learning workshops would best serve the faculty in specific areas, and hold  consultations to identify how best to meet the needs of individual instructors.Train and support staff in areas related to Teaching & Learning.Provide individualized and group consultations and training to support course design and development in face-to-face and blended learning environments.¿Teaching Development and Research:Support and promote the scholarship of teaching and learning.Research alternative learning processes and technology delivery systems.Remain current in emerging curriculum development and delivery methodology.Facilitate discussions related to content delivery, identifying options and recommending possible courses of action that will facilitate learning.Qualifications / Requirements:Undergraduate degree in Education or a related field is required, graduate degree would be an asset. An equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired will be considered.3 – 5 years of progressive administrative, student services, or teaching experience.Background in educational technology, student services, or teaching strongly preferred.Ability to collaborate with faculty and staff to enhance the student learning experience and increase engagement.Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively as a team member, nurture positive working relationships with faculty and staff at all levels of the organization as well as the student community is required.Strong commitment to a high quality teaching and learning environment is essential.Strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills in order to deal effectively with complex tasks and issues as required.Demonstrated ability to coach faculty and staff to use educational technologies, tools, and strategies to improve classroom outcomes.Demonstrated ability to write, edit and proofread at an advanced level in the English language with impeccable accuracy in grammar, spelling and content verification.Proven ability to meet competing and concurrent deadlines in fast paced environment with constantly shifting priorities.Ability to advise and work with diverse teams is a significant asset.Knowledge of best practices, tools, and technologies to assist in designing and delivering face-to-face and blended curriculum is required. Knowledge of design principles for online courses would be an asset.Advanced understanding of web-based training software and learning management systems (e.g. D2L, PeopleSoft).Strong skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office is required.Knowledge of University academic policies and regulations including copyright and FOIP is an asset.Application Deadline: October 22, 2018We would like to thank all applicants in advance for submitting their resumes. Please note, only those candidates chosen to continue on through the selection process will be contacted.Additional InformationThis position is part of the AUPE bargaining unit, and falls under theSpecialist/Advisor Job Family, Phase I.To find out more about management and staff opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view ourManagement and Staff Careers website. About the University of CalgaryThe University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visitucalgary.ca.The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their professional success while they are here. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply, however preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.