Thompson Rivers University

Thompson Rivers University

Open Learning Faculty Member (Online): EDUC 5401: Principle and Processes of Educational Leadership

Canada

Expired

Application Restrictions

Open to both Internal and external

Job Type

Open Learning Faculty Member

Posting In effect from

8/2/2024

Closing Application Date

15/2/2024

OLFM Type

Regular Continuous

Teaching Allocation Percentage (TAP)

50

Anticipated Start Date

6/5/2024

Position End Date (If Applicable)

DUTIES

This course is designed to examine the current theories and belief systems that contribute to evolving concepts of leadership, particularly in educational settings. A variety of pedagogical approaches will be used to examine processes that develop relationships, encourage team building, facilitate conflict resolution, and encourage innovation, change, and organizational performance. Participants will become familiar with various styles of leadership such as charismatic, transformational, transactional, and collegial, and will be encouraged to examine and challenge their own practices in field settings. Students will investigate current models of supervision and performance assessment and assess the models in the context of differing leadership styles. Participants will develop a repertoire of leadership styles and skills that will be applicable in a variety of educational settings.

Open Learning Faculty Members are teaching staff in the Open Learning division of TRU, and the role of the Open Learning Faculty Member is to actively encourage, support and guide students toward success in their academic studies. Open Learning Faculty Members must be skilled in teaching, fully knowledgeable of the subject matter and demonstrate a positive, open, and caring attitude in all interaction with students.

Responsibilities of the Open Learning Faculty Member (Online) include but are not limited to:

  • Delivering Courses in the Online Modality by actively facilitating learning for students in paced, cohort courses with specific start and end dates.
  • Providing instruction based on established core course materials.
  • Adding any necessary additional course material
  • Updating course material as per the collective agreement
  • Initiating, leading, and managing learning activities and discussions
  • Administrative set up and record keeping.
  • Initiating and maintaining regular contact with the student as specified in the collective agreement.
  • Marking all assignments, posting results, and providing prompt feedback
  • Marking exams and posting results
  • Responding to student queries as per the collective agreement
  • We anticipate 30-60 students in this course per year. These numbers are only estimates and actual numbers for the course may be greater or less than the estimated numbers.

    QUALIFICATIONS

  • A recognized Ph.D or Ed.D. in areas relevant to the course is required.
  • Three (3) years of full time or equivalent hours teaching in K-12 settings is required.
  • Successful experience in K-12 school leadership is required.
  • Demonstrated expertise in the course topic areas is required.
  • Demonstrated experience in integrating Indigenous knowledge and teaching methods (TRC CA 62) is required.
  • Proven skills in building student capacity for intercultural understanding, empathy and mutual respect (TRC CA 62)
  • Teaching excellence, including developing culturally appropriate curricula is required. (TRC CA 10)
  • A record and research and publications related to the subject area is strongly preferred.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills are required.
  • The Open Learning Faculty Member must:

  • Be knowledgeable and experienced in the subject matter of the course.
  • Have received training or have successful experience in the active facilitation of learning in a collaborative online environment.
  • Have direct experience working with current educational technologies, tools, and Learning Management Systems
  • Have demonstrated knowledge of effective pedagogy in the use of current educational technology and tools.
  • Have demonstrated skills and abilities in the delivery of flexible learning materials, the application of instructional technology and in the application of adult learning principles.
  • The pay for Open Learning Faculty Members varies based on several factors including the number of students in the course, the type of work, the type of course and the number of assessments completed by students in the course. The total pay includes amounts based on hourly rates as well as set dollar amounts for certain types of work. For more information, please refer to the TRU/TRUOLFA Collective Agreement:

    https: // www. truolfa.ca/assets/documents/Collective Agreement20192022.pdf

    The pay for Open Learning Faculty Members varies based on several factors including the number of students in the course, the type of work, the type of course and the number of assessments completed by students in the course. The total pay includes amounts based on hourly rates as well as set dollar amounts for certain types of work. For more information, please refer to the TRU/TRUOLFA Collective Agreement: https: // www. truolfa.ca/assets/documents/Collective Agreement20192022.pdf

    Pay Band

    Location

    BC CA (Primary)

    Qualified TRUOLFA applicants will be given first consideration filling this post

    # of Hires Needed

    1

    Organizational Unit

    Thompson Rivers University -> Open Learning -> Program Delivery

    Diversity and Inclusion Commitment:

    Thompson Rivers University is strongly committed to hiring based on merit with a focus on fostering diversity of thought within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, Indigenous, Black and People of Colour, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

    Job details

    Title

    Open Learning Faculty Member (Online): EDUC 5401: Principle and Processes of Educational Leadership

    Employer

    Thompson Rivers University

    Location

    Canada

    Published

    February 09, 2024

    Application deadline

    February 15, 2024

    Job type

    Lecturer

    Field

    Education,Social Science

    About the employer

    Thompson Rivers University (TRU) was established in 1970 as a public academic and Research University. Located in Kamloops, BC, Canada is the main campus of the university. Many global leaders and people in business have graduated from TRU. It has distance and online education programs with TRU Open Learning division.

    The inaugural convocation of TRU was held on March 31, 2005. The first official visit at the university was made by Prime Minister Paul Martin. On-campus, 15,500 students are studying a variety of programs.

    Programs are from these schools and faculties; Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Adventure, School of Business and Economics, School of Nursing, Faculty of Education and Social Work, Culinary Arts and Tourism, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Student Development, and School of Trades and Technology.

    The university is in the vicinity of the commercial districts and residential areas. And next door to Tournament Capital Center that is Kamloops' biggest recreational centre. Also, the University offers various outdoor adventures and cultural activities around its campus.

    With TRU's World division, they have many international partners. With 26,000 studying students on the campus or through distance and online learning, the university provide 140 on-campus programs and 60 open learning programs. It has 2000+ employees including academic faculty, staff and administration.

    TRU provides its students with academic research, extracurricular activities for community services. Most students from are from China, India and Saudi Arabia with other 70 countries.

    33,000+ Canadian Alumni and 15,000+ International Alumni have graduated from TRU's undergraduate, graduate and vocational training programs. The TRU Alum stay connected with AlumNights that happen in Vancouver and Victoria. The notable alumni of TRU are Canadian actor Lorne Cardinal, Canadian novelist and former professor at the University of British Columbia, Steven Galloway; and Kamar Burke, Canadian retired professional basketball player.

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