For more than 50 years, CDI College has been one of the leading career training institutions in Canada, thanks to its commitment to quality education and the success of its students. Our rich history includes alumni of thousands of successful graduates who embark on careers rich in opportunity.
The purpose of the Instructor is to lead and contribute to the academic success of students and to the success of the College in achieving its statement of purpose. Under the direction of the Chair, Marketing, Entrepreneurship & Office Studies, the Professor, Business Entrepreneurship, is responsible for facilitating and guiding learning and providing an effective learning environment for all students.
The professional responsibilities include:
The design/revision/updating of courses, including:
- consulting with program and course administrators and other faculty members, advisory committees and a variety of potential employers and students
- defining learning outcomes and evaluating and validating these outcomes
- specifying and approving learning approaches, necessary resources, etc.
- incorporating educational technologies to meet the learning needs of 21st Century students
- reviewing and revising curriculum and participating in professional development activities during non-teaching periods
The teaching of assigned courses, including:
- delivery of regularly scheduled instruction in the Fall, Winter, or Summer terms in home department or across departments
- ensuring student awareness of course learning outcomes and evaluation techniques
- providing tutoring and academic advising for students both in and out of class
- providing a learning environment which makes effective use of available resources including educational technologies
- evaluating student progress/achievement and assuming responsibility for the overall assessment of the student’s work within assigned courses
- the development and creation of a learning environment that is conducive to success for all students
The provision of academic leadership, including:
- participating in the work of curriculum and other consultative committees, and departmental/faculty meetings
- liaising with community members, engaging in program, Department, School or Faculty, and College promotion remaining current in the field of study and
- maintain awareness of emerging trends and practices related to teaching and learning in higher education modeling the College values – Caring. Learning. Integrity. Respect.
- Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in directly relevant field of study;
- Minimum Master’s Degree required (or substantially underway) in a business-related field;
- Minimum two (2) years of teaching experience, preferably in a post-secondary setting;
- Minimum five (5) years practical industry experience in small business start-ups or entrepreneurial venture(s);
- Understanding of principles related to indigenous entrepreneurship, social enterprise, or not-for-profit business would be considered an asset;
- Demonstrated knowledge of student success strategies in a postsecondary setting;
- Demonstrated advanced knowledge and experience in the use of educational technologies; experience in the development and delivery of hybrid and online curriculum would be considered an asset;
- Highly effective interpersonal skills, with a focus on leadership, communication, and collaboration
- Highly effective communication, presentation, and organizational skills;
- Demonstrated skill in Algonquin College’s preferred teaching competencies as set out in the Professor of the 21st Century document: http://www.algonquincollege.com/profres/;
- Evidence of commitment to the success of all learners.
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