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Title Professor – School of Health Services Management
Division Faculty of Community Services and Health Sciences
Category Academic Staff
Type Full-time/Probationary
Incumbent Vacant
Salary Faculty – Teaching Scale
Campus Waterfront
Effective Date January 2013

The Professor is responsible for providing academic leadership and for developing an effective environment for students through the design and revision of subject and program objectives, defining and evaluating learning outcomes, developing appropriate teaching and learning environments, and the development/selection of appropriate learning materials. The Professor also teaches subjects in his/her area of expertise, tutors and counsels students, and evaluates student program/achievements. He/she participates in the work of curriculum, program advisory and other committees and keeps current in his/her field through consultation with agency and sector representatives. The Professor may also be called upon to contribute to other areas of activity ancillary to the academic programs of the Faculty.

The successful candidate for this position will be a specialist in Medical Office Administration and will be able to teach students in all levels of the Medical Office Administration program, (and some areas of the Dental Office Administration and Health Information Management programs) as well as having direct involvement in IPE (Inter-Professional Education).

Qualified applicants will possess a Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study (Health Services Management, Health Information Management, Health Sciences); diploma in Medical Office Administration strongly preferred. Candidates must have a minimum of five years’ experience in medical office administration or related responsibilities in a health care practice, physician’s office or clinic. Two years’ experience teaching at the post-secondary level or adult training required.

Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and learning that includes experience creating effective learning environments for a diverse student population. Extensive knowledge of electronic health record systems, patient registration and appointment scheduling systems, hospital/OHIP billing, healthcare law and privacy legislation. Computer literacy and a demonstrated willingness to use learning tools (e.g., Blackboard, SmartBoard) and other classroom and mobile learning technologies are critical. Effective skills in internal and external networking/relationship-building and liaison.
Excellent communication and human relations skills and a commitment to diversity and equity are essential to interact effectively with the College’s diverse student and staff population. The ability to convey the conceptual and practical aspects of subjects to students, respecting their diverse backgrounds, experience and individual learning styles is also essential, as is the desire to contribute to the education of the next generation of students in the Health Services Management programs. Candidates must also contribute to a strong team environment and positive work culture through commitment to a team-based approach to curriculum design and delivery and participation in consultative decision-making processes.
The College requires proof of degrees, credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post secondary institutions and/or their foreign equivalents. Credentials may require validation at the time of interviews.
To Apply
Please submit the following: Letter of application, a detailed resume, and statement of teaching philosophy combined in one (1) document.
Preference will be given to qualified internal candidates in accordance with the applicable collective agreement. Should a suitable candidate not be found, external candidates will be considered. George Brown College is dedicated to employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, racial/visible minorities and aboriginal peoples.
Competition # 12-214
Closing Date November 23, 2012