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Title Instructor – Online & Multimedia Sports Journalism (Part-time)
Competition Number 12-F-48
Campus/Site Centre for Creative Communications
Position Summary School of Communications, Media and Design
The successful candidate will be teaching in classroom, computer laboratory and field settings in the Sports Journalism Program. He or she will participate in ongoing course modifications, develop weekly lesson plans and related assignments and deliver instruction both in-class and in the field.
  • Instruct post-graduate students in the techniques of sports journalism, using online and multi-media/social media tools
  • Deliver lessons on writing and posting to electronic web-publishing tools, basic Photoshop and digital video and audio newsgathering and editing, and the use of social media as both a newsgathering and reporting toolkit.
  • 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, including the critical examination of classroom materials and instructional practice for discriminatory bias or barriers to learning and engagement
  • 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
  • In cooperation with program and faculty leadership, adapt appropriate learning resources for students
  • Engage students to create a positive teaching and learning environment
  • Provide academic support to students prior and after class and by electronic communication
  • 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 surrounding teaching and learning
  • Degree/Diploma in journalism is preferred with consideration given to equivalent combination of education and work experience in sports journalism.
  • Experience with online sites and multi-media coverage. A sports background is desired, but not required.
  • Demonstrated experience in teaching or instruction, including lesson planning and assignment development is an asset.
  • Demonstrated competent written, oral and interpersonal skills
  • 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 Part Time - Academic
Posting Date 11/20/2012
Closing Date 11/30/2012
Application Info  
Apply by sending a cover email with SPORTS JOURNSLISM INSTRUCTOR in the subject line, an attached PDF of current resume, and the names of two references to:
Maija Saari,
Academic Chair
School of Communications, Media and Design
Centennial College

We thank all who apply but regretfully can contact only those selected for interview.
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