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Job ID ACAD-INV-PT-19/20-131

Location: Kingston

Deadline: November 29 / 2019

Job Type: Faculty

Start Date: January, 2020
Department: School of Community Services

Number of Positions:

Duration: Part-time


The responsibilities of SLC Professors include, but are not limited to:

Creating a positive learning environment that accommodate 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 interdisciplinary teams as well as internal and external stakeholders;
Effectively use the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning to build a contemporary and evidenced based practice.

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 requires part-time professors to teach in the Social Service Worker Program in the School of Community Services on the Kingston Campus.

The College invites applications from qualified individuals for part-time teaching positions. An inventory of candidates interested in teaching courses will be created and retained for a period of one year.
The College seeks expertise in the following subject areas:

Interviewing and counselling
Developmental psychology
Social welfare
Mental health and pharmacology
Community resources and case management
Working with diverse populations
Documentation/professional communications
Group work
Intervention strategies
Family violence
Community development


The ideal candidate will meet or exceed the following qualifications:

Education / Certification / Designation: 

1. Bachelor’s degree in the Social Sciences or Social Work; a Master’s degree in Social Work or a Master’s degree in a related field (Counselling, Psychology or Education) preferred. 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.
2. A minimum of five years of progressive work experience in the social service field required. 
3. Teaching experience using Blackboard or other learning management systems is preferred.
4. Teaching experience at the post-secondary level with demonstrated proficiency and practice using principles of andragogy preferred.
5. A global mindset and a demonstrated practice supporting a diversity of learners.
6. Experience participating in industry-led or community-based applied research is an asset.
7. A proven track record of life-long learning.
8. A demonstrated commitment to putting “students’ first” is preferred.
9. An understanding of the Ontario college system is preferred.

Candidates seeking faculty positions with the College will be required to design, facilitate and assess learning in accordance with adult learning principles and universal design in learning (UDL).  Prior post-secondary teaching experience or experience in adult instructions techniques, and curriculum design experience will be preferred.   An ongoing commitment to professional learning is required.

Candidates selected for an interview will be required to provide a teaching demonstration. Details will be provided when interviews are scheduled.

Reporting To: Associate Dean, School of Community Services

Salary and Terms

Hourly Salary Range will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Posted Date: November 5, 2019                                                               

Closing Date: November 18, 2019 (4:00 p.m.) for immediate consideration for the Winter term (January 2020); however, the College invites continued applications for ongoing and future needs.

How to Apply: Send cover letter and resume to, quoting in the subject line ACAD-INV-PT-19/20-131 and state your area of interest along with your availability.