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Title Professor, Heavy Duty Apprenticeship (Co-op and Traditional)
Competition Number 13-F-52
Campus/Site Ashtonbee Campus
Position Summary

School of Transportation

The successful candidate will be teaching in classrooms and labs in the School of Transportation. He or she will participate in program and course development, course modifications, program advisory committees, program accreditation, applied research initiatives, community outreach and on-going future program needs.
 
Responsibilities  
  • Use effective interpersonal communication skills with students, faculty, management and external partners or community members, showing a sensitivity to intercultural communication
  • Provide and promote a respectful and supportive environment based on the principles of inclusion, equity and diversity
  • Work effectively in a team-based environment
  • Create a positive teaching environment
  • Use a variety of appropriate teaching/learning strategies
  • Use academic technology effectively to enhance and support learning
  • Evaluate student achievement of learning outcomes using a variety of techniques
  • Develop, revise and adapt appropriate learning resources for students
  • Engage students to create a positive teaching and learning environment
  • Critically examine learning materials and classroom instructional practice for discriminatory bias or barriers
  • Provide academic support to students as part of regularly scheduled office hours
  • Contribute as a subject matter expert to support curriculum development and revision
  • Maintain contacts with relevant industry and professional associations
  • Remain current in technical knowledge and instructional delivery techniques
  • Attends meetings, maintains records of student grades/assessments, and participates in meetings and activities pertinent to faculty responsibilities
**Note: Due to year-round delivery of programs, this position may have teaching assigned through the summer and vacation will be taken at other times of the year.
 
 
Qualifications
  • Heavy Duty Equipment Technician Certificate (421A) in good standing is mandatory  
  • Certification in Teaching of Adults, or equivalent training and/or experience in a trades-training context
  • Minimum of 4 years of progressive and relevant technical experience as a Heavy Duty Equipment Technician
  • Extensive knowledge of current technologies that are found in heavy equipment
  • Expertise in electrical system diagnosis, electro-hydraulic controls, multiplex system operation and diagnosis, powertrain diagnosis and repair
  • Relevant shop experience on trucks, coaches or lift trucks with applicable C of Q, an asset
  • Experience in course or learning materials development, an asset
  • Demonstrated competent written, oral and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to clearly articulate expectations for students regarding learning outcomes and the evaluation techniques to be used
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a team
  • Demonstrated understanding of diversity, equity and inclusion to meet the needs of our diverse students, staff and college community
Classification Permanent - Academic
Posting Date 2/14/2014
Closing Date 3/14/2014
Application Info
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"Proof of credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post secondary institutions and/or their foreign equivalents will be required at the time of job offer." 
 
When applying, your cover letter and résumé must include examples that reflect all of the requested skills and qualifications and must be submitted online by March 14, 2014 at 4:30 PM. Please quote Competition #13-F-52. Misrepresentation of applicant information will be grounds for your exclusion from the competition or for dismissal should you subsequently be hired for the position. We regret we cannot accept phone calls. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
We are committed to providing persons with disabilities equal opportunities regarding all employment activities, including access to jobs and accommodations during employment as required, in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC)
Salary Range As per Academic Collective Agreement
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