This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.
This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.
Under the guidance of the Director of Learner Services, the incumbent will provide a full complement of academic and learning supports, learning disability assessments and tutoring services to learners in the Health & Wellness Programs, and the general learner population. The incumbent will be responsible for enhancing the academic success of learners at Nunavut Arctic College’s Nunatta Campus in Iqaluit and will work closely with the Director and the divisional staff team in accomplishing this goal.
Using a trauma-informed approach, the incumbent provides direct services to learners in need of academic support and accessibility services. Working as part of the Learner Services team, this position is primarily responsible for Learners enrolled in Health & Wellness Programs but also contributes to the success of all NAC learners. The incumbent will provide learning strategies to learners individually, in groups and workshops. The incumbent coordinates Nunatta’s Tutoring services, including a Peer Tutoring Program, and collaborates with faculty/program coordinators and service areas for the purpose of reducing attrition rates, understanding learner issues, sharing learner concerns and determining/implementing solutions regarding Academic Success. The incumbent will also develop/facilitate Learner Success initiatives and retention strategies as well as monitor and report outcomes.
Successful applicants are required to have the following:
An undergraduate degree in Education, Psychology, and Mental Health/Counselling or other related discipline and have a minimum of three (3) years working with adult learners using the Adult Learner model and be familiar with a trauma-informed approach in Education.
Fluency in Inuktut would be considered an asset.
An acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered.