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Curriculum Specialist (Professor)
Academic Services & Student Affairs
Faculty – Teaching Scale
September 3, 2013 to June 30, 2014
The Curriculum Specialist provides curricular expertise and support for academic programs and individual faculty, related to best practices in outcomes-based learning, course design, course outlines, teaching and learning plans and assessment strategies.
Participates in and supports program reviews, as assigned by the Chair of Academic Excellence.
As a member of the program review team, collaborates with the Program Reviewer to evaluate program curriculum using established standards and to ensure that the existing curriculum is mapped to Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) approved program outcomes.
Provides follow-up consultation to programs, as required, related to curriculum-specific recommendations arising from program reviews.
Provides individual and group consultation related to curriculum and curriculum development.
Collaborates with other departments to conduct faculty workshops.
Participates in team meetings, quality assurance and other activities and projects in the Office of Academic Excellence, the Division of Academic Services and Student Affairs, and the College.
Master’s degree in any of the following fields: Adult Education, Higher Education, Curriculum and/or Instructional Design, or equivalent combination of academic preparation and experience.
Minimum of 5 years’ practical experience and expertise in curriculum design.
Minimum of 5 years’ teaching experience at the post-secondary level.
Sound knowledge of outcomes-based curriculum design philosophy, including writing and revising outcomes, developing authentic and related assessment tools, designing teaching and learning strategies, and universal curriculum design.
Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
Proven ability to manage projects and competing deadlines and priorities.
Demonstrated ability to lead and participate in consultative decision making, with a diversity of people and situations.
Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal skills and oral and written communication skills.
Working knowledge of the systems and processes within the College including Blackboard.
Demonstrated ability in using MS Office applications (e.g., Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
The College requires proof of degrees, credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post secondary institutions and/or their international equivalents. Credentials may require validation at the time of interviews.
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.