The Faculty of Arts & Science is the heart of Canada’s leading university and one of the most comprehensive and diverse academic divisions in the world. The strength of Arts & Science derives from our combined teaching and research excellence in the humanities, sciences and social sciences across 29 departments, seven colleges and 46 interdisciplinary centres, institutes and programs.
We can only realize our mission with the dedication and excellence of engaged staff and faculty. The diversity of opportunities and perspectives within the Faculty reflect the local and global landscape and the need for curiosity, innovative thinking and collaboration. At Arts & Science, we take pride in our legacy of innovation and discovery that has changed the way we think about the world.
The Teaching & Learning office in the Faculty of Arts & Science supports instructors and academic units in translating their goals into effective practice, building teaching expertise and capacity, conducting research and designing pedagogical resources, initiatives and approaches.
Under the direction of the Director, Teaching Support & Faculty Development and working closely with the Associate Dean, Teaching & Learning, the Teaching Support Liaison will provide a range of services to support the activities of the Faculty of Arts & Science. In particular, the incumbent serves as a liaison between the Office of the Dean, academic units, instructors, the Office of the Faculty Registrar, and the Office of Information & Instructional Technology (IIT). In this capacity, they gather information about issues and needs relating to educational technologies and classroom space and ensure these are brought forward to the appropriate office/staff representative. The incumbent will work in alignment with the Teaching & Technology Support team in IIT to develop communications, programming, resources and other supports relating to educational technologies. The Teaching Support Liaison will also manage various decanal initiatives involving educational technologies and/or classroom space. The incumbent will also assist with the assessment of these initiatives, developing relevant measures, analyzing data, and preparing reports.
The incumbent may represent the Dean’s Office on various divisional and institution-wide committees and will provide research and administrative support for divisional advisory committees.
Your responsibilities will include:
- Developing and implementing components of instructional programs
Developing instructional design plans for use in teaching contexts involving educational technologies
Planning and overseeing the implementation of an evaluation framework for assigned projects
Conducting detailed analysis and evaluation to inform program planning activities
Advising instructors on strategies for developing and delivering curriculum
Analyzing needs and recommending appropriate technologies for teaching/learning goals
Facilitating educational workshops and seminars
Serving as a resource on specific issues to a group of specialists
Pay Scale Group and Hiring Rate:
USW Pay Band 14 - $78,618 with an annual step progression to a maximum of $100,542. Pay scale and job class assignment is subject to determination pursuant to the Job Evaluation/Pay Equity Maintenance Protocol.