Part-Time Professor – Faculty Researcher

College Barrie Georgian College
Organization Overview
Georgian delivers powerful ways to accelerate your career, success and future.  Our commitment to being an active agent of growth extends not only to our students, graduates communities and industry - but also to our employees.  Named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers seven times and one of Canada’s Greenest Employers five years in a row, it’s no wonder we’ve cultivated a reputation for being a leading, innovative and inspiring workplace.  You may apply to work at Georgian for the chance to excel in a rewarding profession, but you’ll choose to stay because of our exceptional culture, collaborative team environment, opportunity for growth and development, and the chance to make a difference in the lives of students.
Position Title Part-time Professor – Faculty Researcher Competition # 349-18 Department Government and Employment Programs Campus Barrie Collier Street Location Classification Academic Hours per week 3 hours per week Status Part-time Effective Date As soon as possible to March 31, 2019 Position Overview Reporting to the Project Supervisor, Newcomer Employment Research Project the incumbent will be the primary research lead for the Newcomer Employment Research project funded by Immigration Refugee and Citizenship Canada, Service Delivery Improvement Fund. Specific duties include, but are not limited to: Duties and Responsibilities
  • Guiding research for Georgian student and staff of the project
  • Identifying research strengths and interests related to Newcomer Employment research areas 
  • Exploring and communicating research project findings with community partners and funders
  • Preparing reports an guiding team on relevant data collection, comparative literature and methodologies
  • Liaising with other Faculty Researchers, internal departments and external partners, as necessary
  • Providing mentorship to research analyst student and subject matter experts
  • Identifying barriers/challenges and solutions to research
  • Providing input and content assistance for Newcomer Employment workshops and events, as applicable
  • Acting as an ambassador within Georgian and amongst the external community to increase awareness and generate interest in, support for and increased participation in research, innovation and scholarship
Qualifications
  • Advanced diploma or university degree in a related field, Master’s degree would be considered an asset
  • Experience working with Career Development or Employment Counselling theories and practices
  • Knowledge of current issues and struggles of new Canadians settling across Ontario
  • A demonstrated track record of research activity, including experience with writing proposals, abstracts and journal articles
  • Ability to initiate, lead, and influence change
  • Ability to be self-directed, flexible, and meet deadlines
  • Proven commitment to research and scholarship success
  • Demonstrated ability to interact, network and form partnerships with diverse stakeholders
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, problem-solving and decision-making skills required
  • Effective leadership, negotiating skills and time management skills
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse set of stakeholders
Posting Date 10/11/2018 Additional Information
This position is open until filled.
 
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