Course Developer

College Oshawa Durham College of Applied Arts and Technology

Course Developer

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The School of Continuing Education
requires a
Course Developer – part time contract


Durham College is seeking an experienced and motivated professional who shares our commitment to quality and student success. Reporting to the Dean of the School of Continuing Education, the Course Developer will work closely with the Director of Program Quality and Development to support the creation of engaging and effective course materials for a course titled Labour Economics (42 hour course).



  • Create course content using the appropriate tools within the D2L (Desire2Learn) learning management system;
  • Develop the fully online asynchronous course, including writing content, curating and incorporating resources, designing navigation, creating assessments and rubrics, and adding appropriate multimedia content etc.;
  • Implement the principles of Universal Design for Learning during development of materials;
  • Maintain alignment of all teaching materials with the course learning outcomes;
  • Ensure all materials are AODA and WCAG 2.0 compliant and follow copyright law.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Candidates must possess an undergraduate degree (or higher) in Business, HR, or Economics. In addition, a Bachelor or Master of Education are considered assets;
  • Minimum of 5 years of recent business experience that relates to labour economics;
  • Minimum of 3 years cumulative teaching experience, with an emphasis on technology enhanced teaching a asset;
  • Technical skill using all main functions of learning management systems, particularly D2L an asset;
  • Excellent knowledge of current theories and practices in post-secondary teaching;
  • Ability to effectively design, develop and integrate technology to meet curricular needs;
  • Demonstrated skill and good judgment in selection of appropriate teaching materials;
  • The ability to produce quality written documentation;
  • Excellent research and critical thinking skills;
  • Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team and participate in consultative decision making;
  • The demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple deadlines;
  • The organizational skills to take a project from an initial idea through delivery, working under pressure, with minimal supervision.

Successful applicants will display evidence of their experience through a presentation of their portfolio (digital preferred).

Durham College invites applications from all qualified individuals. Durham is committed to fostering workplace diversity, and, provides accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout our hiring process. If you require this information in alternate format; require communication supports; an accommodation in applying for a posting and/or if you are selected for an interview, please contact our Human Resources (HR) department and an HR assistant will work with you to meet your needs.


Telephone: 905.721.3073             



We thank you for your interest in employment with Durham College however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Location
Oshawa, Canada
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