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ASSOCIATE CHAIR, LINC

Organization: NorQuest College
Website: https://careers-norquest.icims.com/jobs/2137/associate-chair%2c-linc/login
Location: Edmonton
Compensation: Commensurate with skills
End Date: April 15, 2018

ASSOCIATE CHAIR, LINC

LANGUAGE INSTRUCTORS FOR NEWCOMERS TO CANADA (LINC)

FACULTY OF CAREERS AND INTERCULTURAL STUDIES

 

At NorQuest College, the LINC program fulfills the “We’ll meet you where you’re at” commitment to students by offering a wide variety of programming options, scheduling options, and delivery modes that meet the varied needs of our diverse student population.

 

Our LINC classes range from basic literacy to CLB 8 and include specialized courses such as Prep for Online Learning, LINC American Sign Language (ASL), Youth LINC, LINC Volunteer, LINC Hybrid, LINC Online, LINC Rural Delivery, and prep for employment courses with employment certificates (e.g. WHIMIS, First Aid, and many others) in addition to more traditional face-to face courses.

 

Our scheduling options include full time and part time classes during the day, in the evening, and on the weekends. Our delivery modes include face to face, online, and hybrid programming that reaches students from across Edmonton, Alberta (LINC Rural Delivery), and Canada (LINC Online). Our educational streams of literacy, building academic skills and regular for students with 0 to 9, 10 to 12, and 13 plus years of education respectively allow students of the same educational background to learn together.

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Associate Chairs in NorQuest College’s LINC work to support all of the existing options as well as help innovate and further grow the program. Part of the attraction of the role of Associate Chair is its inherent flexibility where expertise and interests are matched to the ever changing needs of the program. If you have a passion and demonstrable skills to support and further grow one of the biggest, most comprehensive, innovative, flexible, reputable programs amongst LINC providers, we invite you to connect with us by applying for this exciting opportunity of an Associate Chair.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Faculty/staff support and development
  • Departmental and college planning
  • Student success
  • Program maintenance and development
  • Internal and external liaison
  • Educational activities (e.g. curriculum development, applied research, scholarly activities, special projects, etc)
  • Classroom teaching (as assigned)
  • Other duties (as assigned)

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) or related field preferred
  • Experience in language teaching
  • Leadership experience applicable to any of the program areas
  • Demonstration of college leadership competencies including:
    • focus on the future
    • execute on plans
    • innovate and lead change
    • connect and elaborate
    • develop people and culture
  • Ability and willingness to possibly travel and often work non-traditional hours including evenings and weekends

SALARY

Commensurate with education and experience found in the Faculty Grid. This position also includes immediate participation in our comprehensive pension and benefits plan.

 

TO APPLY: If you meet the requirements of this position and wish to apply, please continue with this online process by uploading your resume and cover letter combined as one document

 

CLOSING DATE: April 15, 2018

 

COMPETITION #: ASL-0418-DS

 

NOTE: Notification of receipt will be sent only to online applicants.

 

Job ID: ASL-0418-DS
Apply to: info@norquest.ca