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Title Instructional Designer (Professor)
Division Faculty of Business, Arts & Design
Category Academic Staff
Type Sessional
Incumbent New
Salary Faculty – Teaching Scale
Campus St. James
Effective Date ASAP to March 31, 2014


Working closely with the faculty, Chairs and Director, the incumbent will undertake the following for classroom, web-enhanced, hybrid, and fully online programming:
  • Assist faculty in the definition of appropriate instructional strategies and philosophies.
  • Assist faculty in the initial instructional design and continual improvement.
  • Provide project management expertise for the development and continual improvement of curriculum.
  • Ensure compliance with: instructional design, copyright and intellectual property, quality assurance, and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) standards in the development of curricular and instructional materials.
  • Support faculty in the integration of mobile learning applications, social media tools, graphics, media files, dynamic content, and emerging technologies in order to facilitate engaging teaching practices and meaningful learning experiences.
  • Participate in or organize formal, semi-formal, and informal collaboration opportunities to facilitate the sharing of knowledge, skills, and information.
  • Create, and collaborate on the creation of documentation related to the facilitation of meaningful learning experiences related to programs.
  • Communicate effectively with faculty, Chairs and Director to ensure timely completion and delivery of course development projects.
  • Master’s degree in any of the following fields: Adult Education, Higher Education, Curriculum and/or Instructional Design, Distributed/Distance/Online Learning, or equivalent combination of academic preparation and experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years practical experience and expertise in instructional design and development of classroom, web-enhanced, hybrid, and fully online programming.
  • Previous teaching experience, preferably including some form of web-enhanced, hybrid, or fully online engagement in meaningful learning, at a post-secondary level.
  • Demonstrated understanding of diversity and inclusion issues as they relate to instructional design, including a clear understanding of the implications of the AODA for classroom, web-enhanced, hybrid, and fully online engagement in meaningful learning. This understanding should also, and specifically, include the implications for mobile technologies. 
  • Experience using at least one Learning Management System in the development of classroom, web-enhanced, hybrid, and fully online engagement in meaningful learning.
  • Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team and participate in consultative decision making.
  • Proven project management and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated currency with regard to pedagogy as well as relevant technologies.
  • Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal skills and oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in an environment where a diversity of people and situations are encountered.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collegially in an environment of competing deadlines and priorities.
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.
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 # 13-029
Closing Date Now Posted Externally Until Filled