Education Online Instructor ADED 3P12 Spring D1-1

Brock University


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Note to all candidates: This posting will close at 12:01 am on the date listed .

March 23, 2024

Education Online Instructor – ADED 3P12 D1 (Spring 2024-25) 

Elective ADED Course ADED 3P12 – Conflict Management: Resolutions and Relationships (0.5 credit). Introduction to the concepts and strategies of non-adversarial conflict resolution as it relates to family, the workplace and the community focusing on a conceptual framework for resolving differences in order to maintain and strengthen interpersonal relationships. 

This is a half credit (0.5) course of 36 contact hours in a duration offered in 12 unit increments over approximately 10 weeks, asynchronously (though within defined weekly windows of time), fully online.

There are no on-campus meeting requirements for this position. 

Compensation: Approximately $6,820.31 per half course or $13,640.62 per full course. 

About this process:  

  • We appreciate all applications we receive from candidates, however, we will only contact candidates selected for an interview. 
  • Brock University is an equal opportunity employer. 
  • Individual contracts of employment granted from term to term do not guarantee subsequent contracts. 
  • The Adult Education unit within the Faculty of Education schedules courses according to enrolment and reserves the right to cancel course sections in any given term. 
  • You may be required to provide a criminal background record check. 
  • All non-BUFA instructors are permitted to teach a maximum of 2 credit courses in any academic year as defined in the BUFA Collective Agreement at https://www.bufa.ca/resources/bufa-collective-agreement/. 
  • Brock University protects your privacy and your personal information. The personal information requested on this form is collected under the authority of The Brock University Act, 1964, and in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) for the administration of the University and its programs and services. Direct any questions about this collection to the Administrative Assistant of Adult Education programs at Brock University at [email protected] or see https://brocku.ca/education/programs/adult-education/. 

Duties of the Adult Education Online Instructor (Stipend Contract, non-union): 

  • Under the supervision of the Adult Education Director and Program Committee, the role is responsible for instructional duties, including a high level of academic direction, insight, and feedback to learners enrolled in the course as well as instructional preparation and support duties that include student consultation, preparation, grading, virtual office hours and other course administration. 
  • Facilitate the learning experience in an exemplary manner that adheres to current adult education principles and practices, demonstrate a high level of instructor presence, stimulate discussion, and foster learner engagement to support the development of an academic learning community. Develop engaging instructional resources (video, screencast, or podcast) that provide insight and feedback to learners on a weekly basis. 
  • Assess and evaluate course assignments while providing meaningful and timely feedback to learners according to program policies and standards. 
  • Use Brightspace as the primary instructional tool for online courses. 
  • Utilize the course curriculum as authorized by the Adult Education Director and Program Committee, while also providing appropriate academic oversight and input (via a formal report) regarding the ongoing relevance and effectiveness of course resources, assignments, and assessment tools and strategies on an annual basis. 
  • Liaise with Adult Education Director and Program Committee, instructors, online facilitators and staff as required. 
  • Work under the requirements outlined in the Adult Education Program Handbook, Brock University Undergraduate Calendar, and Faculty Handbook with academic oversight from the Adult Education Director and Program Committee. 
  • Adhere to the requirements of mandatory training including AODA, Health and Safety Awareness Training, FIPPA, Academic Integrity and other professional development events as recommended by the Adult Education unit, the Faculty of Education and Brock University. 

Qualifications required: 

  • You must have demonstrated subject matter knowledge and expertise related to the relevant adult education literature and the specific course content listed below within your resume and cover letter.  
  • Demonstrated successful experience facilitating or teaching adults in an online or hybrid delivery mode, working in an LMS environment, within the last five years preferred.  
  • Relevant professional working experience as an educator in the field of adult education, within the last five years preferred.  
  • A relevant graduate degree from a recognized university required (MEd in Adult Education or equivalent), PhD or EdD preferred with an active research agenda.  
  • Skill in using Microsoft Office 365, or similar technology resources, to support the teaching and learning process.   

Applicants are required to upload a resume and cover letter as part of the application process.

Brock University is actively committed to diversity and the principles of Employment Equity and invites applications from all qualified candidates. Women, Aboriginal peoples including those who identify as members of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples, members of visible minorities and racialized groups, people with disabilities, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) persons are encouraged to apply. We will accommodate the needs of the applicants and the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the selection process, as outlined in the Employment Accommodation Policy https://brocku.ca/policies/wp-content/uploads/sites/94/Employment-Accommodation-Policy.pdf. Please advise: [email protected] to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated through this process. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

It is Brock University’s policy to give consideration to qualified internal applicants.

We appreciate all applications received; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Learn more about Brock University by visiting www.brocku.ca

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