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Title #2012-244 Director
Position Summary Humber Institute offers a very broad variety of career focused postsecondary programs that include apprenticeships, diplomas, baccalaureates and post-graduate certificates in fields that range from business through technology, and performing arts to health sciences. All Humber programs emphasize applied skills, theoretical grounding, and practical field work experiences. With more than 550 full-time faculty and over 1,000 continuing education and part-time specialist teachers, the role of the Director, Professional Development, is central to the academic underpinnings of the institution.

Reporting to the Associate Vice President Teaching and Learning, the Director, Professional Development, is specifically responsible for the conceptualizing, creating and delivering applied professional development programming and activities for all full and part-time faculty and teachers at the Institute. The Director supports the professional development vision, designs and develops the programming, and plays the lead role to ensure Humber is known for the quality of teaching and learning it delivers to all students. This is a hands-on function.
Qualifications The successful candidate is expected to possess a variety of attributes, including: clear and demonstrated capacity to model excellence in post-secondary teaching; the ability to work across disciplines in order to support deans, department chairs, directors and faculty in the pursuit of excellence in teaching and learning; a research and publications record, preferably specific to teaching and learning; leadership qualities appropriate for exciting the academic community and championing the professional development agenda; management proficiencies specific to program planning, development, delivery and budgeting; and graduate academic qualifications (PhD preferred) apposite for a broad, comprehensive polytechnic. Five to eight years experience mentoring teachers is a baseline for applicants, as is familiarity with Ontario colleges. A confirmed capacity to flourish in a multicultural environment and demonstrated evidence of a personal commitment to lifelong learning is required.
Open Date 11/22/2012
Close Date 12/3/2012
Division/Department Professional Development
Reports To Associate Vice-President, Teaching and Learning
Campus/Site Humber Lakeshore Campus
Humber North Campus
Job Classification Administration
Job Type Full Time
Salary To Be Determined
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