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Part-Time Professor - School of Skilled Trades

  • Job ID: ACAD-INV-PT-24/25-007
  • Location: Brockville, Cornwall, or Kingston
  • Deadline: June 7, 2024
  • Job Type: Faculty
  • Start Date: Immediately
  • Department: School of Skilled Trades
  • Number of Positions: 7
  • Duration: Part-Time

POSITION SUMMARY

    St. Lawrence College is seeking experienced and motivated professionals who share St. Lawrence College’s vision to be a globally recognized college, delivering innovative learning opportunities and preparing career-ready graduates to be leaders in their field.

    St. Lawrence College is currently seeking qualified Professors on a part-time basis with experience and expertise in High School Dual Credit and Trades Training Programs.

    Courses include, but are not limited to:

    • Welding
    • Baking
    • Culinary
    • Carpentry
    • Millwright
    • Machinist
    • Electrical

     These positions will be located at the Brockville, Cornwall, and Kingston Campus. Candidates must be available to teach Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. Course times listed are tentative and are confirmed upon hire.

    The responsibilities of St. Lawrence College Professors include, but are not limited to:

    • Creating a positive learning environment that accommodates students’ diverse culture and educational backgrounds, experience, and individual learning preferences.
    • Effectively use educational and advanced technologies, and digital learning methodologies to enhance the student learning experience.
    • Developing curriculum that is appropriately designed and uses evidence-based tools and strategies to support and assess student learning.
    • Utilize principles of adult education to actively engage students in the learning process.
    • Ensuring that course and program curriculum is current and relevant with a lens on the future.
    • Working effectively with learners, colleagues, program, and SLC teams as well as internal and external stakeholders.
    • Effectively use the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning to build a contemporary and evidenced based practice.

    The ideal candidate will meet or exceed the following qualifications:

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION / CERTIFICATION / DESIGNATION:

      1. Education Specific to the position: A minimum of a College diploma in relevant field of study related to the subject area, along with a Trades Certification and/or a Red Seal Certification.
      2. Experience specific to the position: A minimum of 5 years of practical and relevant industry experience in a relevant field.
      3. Teaching experience using a Learning Management System and virtual meeting technology system.
      4. Teaching experience at the post-secondary level or experience in adult instructions techniques and practice using principles of andragogy and curriculum design experience will be required.
      5. A demonstrated practice supporting a diversity of learners.
      6. Experience participating in industry-led or community-based applied research will be an asset.
      7. A proven track record of life-long learning.
      8. A demonstrated commitment to putting “students first”.
      9. Training in LivingWorks: Suicide Prevention program will be required. Candidates should indicate whether they have completed this training or are willing to engage in this training.
      10. Candidates are requested to list all St. Lawrence College teacher training or equivalent they possess on their resume.
      11. A global mindset and intercultural knowledge and competence to teach in a global environment including international students is required.
      12. An understanding of the Ontario college system is preferred.
      13. Successful candidates are expected to model and promote our College values of: Students First, Teamwork, Innovation, Integrity and Belonging.

      Candidates who do not meet the education specified but who possess a relevant and acceptable combination of education, training, and a depth of industry experience may be considered.

      Successful candidates are expected to have their own computer, reliable internet connection, and the ability to teach remotely. The use of virtual meetings through video conferencing software may be required in this role.

      Salary & Terms

      Salary and Terms: Hourly Salary Range will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

      • Start Date: Immediately
      • Posted Date: May 14, 2024
      • Closing Date: June 7, 2024 (4:00 p.m.)

      How to Prepare your Application for Submission: You will be able to attach only one document to your application. To prepare your application: Combine your cover letter and resume as one document. Save your document in .PDF, .doc, or .docx format using Last Name, First Name as your naming convention. Click on the Apply Here link and complete the application form. Attach your cover letter/resume document to the application form.

      St. Lawrence College is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace. We encourage and welcome applications from members of the designated groups, including women, racialized minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation and identity.  St. Lawrence College is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free selection process. SLC provides support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant's accessibility needs. Candidates requiring accommodation during the recruitment process are asked to contact Belonging, People and Culture at employ@sl.on.ca. To obtain a copy of this position vacancy or any of the position related documents in an alternate format please contact employ@sl.on.ca and our Talent Management Consultants will address your requests for accommodation confidentially.

      This job opportunity is open to both internal and external applicants. Only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.