This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.
Reporting to the Chair, Community and Distance Learning, the incumbent will provide strategic and tactical leadership to the Distance Learning Department which will play an institution-wide leadership and facilitative role regarding learner-centred and technologically-mediated approaches to learning.
The incumbent will be responsible for establishing a vision and strategic plan for the Department and for managing its services, operations and resources. The incumbent will work collaboratively and extensively with the College’s staff, the Department of Education and other partners and stakeholders to build and maintain the Distance Learning Department, setting priorities and goals to meet the needs of students who require access to learning tools, processes and materials in order to meet their educational objectives.
Broad responsibilities include overall management, research/evaluation of programs, building of distance learning systems, building of distance learning expertise within College staff, and promotion of distance learning within Nunavut and acting as key liaison with other institutions inside and outside of Nunavut.
Successful applicants are required to have the following:
- Master’s degree in Education, (graduate degree candidates will be considered);
- Four (4) years of experience in distance education, preferable in an online college setting;
- Four (4) years of experience coordinating technologically-mediated programs and services and training, preferably in a rural, northern, multi-modal, multi-campus and community learning centre higher education environment;
- Minimum two 2 years of experience assisting in developing a new educational program;
- Minimum two 2 years of experience managing staff;
- Experience developing and teaching/tutoring courses delivered using a variety of media, methodologies and technologies;
- Fluency in Inuktut is considered an asset.
An acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered.