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College Professor - Communications

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Optional documents may include sample course outlines, and teaching evaluations (if available). For inquiries of an academic nature, please contact Dr. Raluca Fratiloiu, Chair, Department of Communications by way of email to RFratiloiu@okanagan.bc.ca.

Competition Details

Position Information

Position Number P00125
Position Title College Professor - Communications
Division/Portfolio Arts and Foundational Programs
Department/Program Communications
Location Kelowna, Penticton
Position Summary

The role and responsibilities of a faculty member focus on the activities related to teachers, academics and scholars. They include but are not limited to an awareness of current scholarship and continuing mastery in one’s field, instructional and professional duties, professional development, and service. In addition, duties and responsibilities may include scholarly activity.

Education and Experience

The minimum qualification is a Master’s degree; PhD is preferred. An equivalent level credential as appropriate for the discipline will be considered. Professional or post-secondary school work experience directly related to the duty assignment is an asset. Experience demonstrating a learner-centered teaching philosophy is desired. An active profile in scholarship, research and creative activity is preferred.

Skills and Abilities

Designs and teaches a course with regard for learning outcomes

Teaches in a variety of modes, including lecture, discussion, active student involvement and laboratory work as appropriate

Interested in use of appropriate technological aids in instruction

Open to feedback from others on ways to improve teaching and related activities

Knowledgeable about the subject matter of the teaching area and able to teach the subject matter at a post-secondary level

Maintains currency and vitality in one’s discipline through professional activities, professional development and/or scholarship

Interested in course and program development

Collegial and willing to work constructively with others

Comfortable in a computerized environment and with programs relevant to instruction and academic discipline

Core Competencies

- Collaboration & Collegiality
- Continuous Learning & Information Seeking
- Effective Interactive Communication
- Initiative
- Integrity & Accountability
- Student & Service Focus

Job Specific Competencies
Preferred Qualifications

The Department of Communications is seeking term part-time College Professors to teach the following sections at the Kelowna and/or Penticton Campuses during the Winter 2018 semester:

Cmns 112 – Professional Writing I (lecture, one or two sections);
Cmns 122 – Professional Writing II (lecture, one or two sections).

Desired Start Date 01/03/2018
Position End Date (if temporary) 05/02/2018
Schedule

TBD

Annual Salary/Hourly Rate Salary placement is dependent upon qualifications and experience.
Appointment Type Faculty - Part-time Term
Special Instructions to Applicants

Optional documents may include sample course outlines, and teaching evaluations (if available).

For inquiries of an academic nature, please contact Dr. Raluca Fratiloiu, Chair, Department of Communications by way of email to RFratiloiu@okanagan.bc.ca.

Employee Group Faculty

Posting Detail Information

Competition Number C000542
Posting Open Date 11/10/2017
Posting Closing Date 11/26/2017
Open Until Filled No

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  3. * Do you currently work, or have you worked for Okanagan College?
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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Letter of Recommendation
Optional Documents
  1. Credentials/Transcripts
  2. Teaching Evaluations
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. References
  5. Other Document 1
  6. Other Document 2