Professional and Academic Communication Excellence (PACE) is vital to career success. The PACE Program is designed to help students unlock the important communication skills (written and verbal) necessary for academic and workplace success in the Canadian context. Students will learn techniques and skills for effective reading and listening fluency, impactful written and oral communication and professional interpersonal interactions. The program also is designed to help students develop cross-cultural competency that is critical for success in a multicultural society like Canada.

Robertson College is seeking a full time and/or part time instructor(s) to teach the classroom program.

Start Date: Week of August 27, 2018 (Class schedule to be determined)
Term: This is a term position with a possibility of renewal

In this role, you will be responsible to:

  • Create dynamic and engaging classrooms to facilitate adult learners in achieving their learning objectives. 
  • Conduct and evaluate students’ communication skills with approved materials.
  • Follow a pre-developed instructional plan (including lesson plans and assignments) for the courses taught and ensure that instruction meets college and department standards.
  • Plan lessons, assignments and tests where applicable.
  • Keep up-to-date with, and effectively use, relevant technology and media in classes.
  • Assess students’ progress by grading papers, tests and other work.
  • Track student attendance.
  • Attend faculty/staff meetings and Professional Development Workshops.
  • Implement and adhere to all college policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties/participate in special projects as assigned.
  • Act as a mentor for students by developing action plans to assist students in achieving their goals.
  • Be available to problem solve student questions and staff for questions and concerns daily.
  • Support and guide students in a positive learning environment.
  • Complete weekly report on students and their progress.
  • Document in computer based program on students’ performance.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • A diploma or degree from a recognized college or university.
  • Significant professional work experience in business communications.
  • 3 years of experience teaching academic and business communication including interpersonal communication and cultural competency.
  • Possession of an Instructor’s certificate is an asset


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Advanced knowledge of academic & workplace communication, along with cultural norms and soft skills in the corporate environment.
  • Experience teaching Enhanced Language Training is an asset.
  • Ability to motivate and inspire students, and the ability to develop rapport with a diverse population.
  • Confident and self- managing.
  • Excellent critical thinking skills.
  • Efficient with strong organizational skills.
  • Dependable, reliable & punctual.
  • Approachable.
  • Adaptable and flexible.
  • Multicultural sensitivity/awareness.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Experience working with International students an asset.


To Apply: please forward your cover letter and resume to Judy Borus by August 3, 2018.

Contact:judy.borus@educationcanadagroup.ca