Professor, Occupational Health, Safety & Wellness

College Kitchener Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning

Requisition Details

Job Title: Professor, Occupational Health, Safety & Wellness
Requisition #: 20-043
Campus: Doon
Department: School of Business
Payband:
Payband Range: $0.00 - $0.00
Hours/Week:
Starting Rate: $0.00
Posting Date: Friday, February 14, 2020
Closing Date: Sunday, March 8, 2020 (midnight)
Vacancy Type: Academic - Full-time

Description:

Academic Full-time New Position

(Full-time Academic employees and current partial-load employees or persons who have been partial-load employees within 4 months prior to the posting are considered internal applicants and will be given first consideration)

Conestoga College is a leader in polytechnic education. Our career-focused education, training, and applied research programs prepare students for success, support industry, and workforce needs, and promote economic prosperity throughout our region and across Ontario.

As a preferred employer, Conestoga is committed to supporting the development and well-being of our employees through competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package, and ongoing professional and personal learning opportunities that result in enhanced skills, shared successes, and an engaged college community.

Responsibilities:

The School of Business is currently seeking a qualified professional to join the Occupational Health, Safety & Wellness program team. Under the direction of the Chair, the Professor is responsible for providing the delivery of curriculum, development of an effective learning environment for students, and academic leadership:

  • Designing, updating, and delivering a variety of courses including project courses
  • Defining, evaluating, and validating program and course learning outcomes
  • Developing alternative delivery strategies, online course development, and teaching as required
  • Ensuring program and course curriculum are current, relevant, and reflective of best practices in the field
  • Designing appropriate strategies and tools for facilitating and evaluating student progress and achievement
  • Creating and maintaining a positive learning environment which supports the diversity of students’ cultures, educational backgrounds, and learning styles
  • Participating in department, portfolio/school and college-wide activities/task groups as required
  • Working in a collaborative, collegial manner both within the department and across the college
  • Support applied research activities including the identification and selection of potential projects
  • Development of industry partnerships and collaboration with industry partners
  • Fulfilling responsibilities as defined in the Academic Employees Collective Agreement

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Health and Safety or related discipline required; Master’s preferred
  • Seven years of related experience in occupational health and safety focused role
  • Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) or National Institute of Disability Management and Research (NIDMAR) designations preferred
  • Previous post-secondary level teaching experience is an asset
  • Experience with curriculum development including online development and delivery preferred
  • Knowledge and experience of computer systems (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite) and educational technologies (e.g. D2L) is preferred
  • Demonstrated exceptional presentation, communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of an academic team
  • Demonstrated ability to relate to learners and providing a positive learning environment to students working at different skill levels including international students and students requiring accommodation is an asset
  • Strong commitment to academic excellence, student success, and ability to support Conestoga’s continuous quality improvement initiatives
  • Strong relationships with industry contacts and network connections is an asset

Successful applicants will commence employment in August 2020. The non-teaching period for this position is in the summer semester

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