Purpose of the Job
Faculty plays a critical role in the college as the professionals who are most responsible for each student s learning experience. Through high-level content expertise, strong pedagogical skills, expert advising, and appropriate scholarship, faculty ensures that students are receiving an engaging, relevant, and high quality curriculum and instruction to prepare them for careers and further education in their chosen fields.
Faculty works closely with Heads of Departments and other faculty and staff colleagues to ensure that students receive the highest quality education possible, while also supporting the operational objectives of the faculty member s respective department such as enrolment and retention, accreditation, program development and revision, research, and the financial health of the department.
Most importantly, faculty is educators who must be highly effective and supportive teachers, ensuring that students learn both theoretical and applied knowledge and skills that will lead to high value employability, both locally and internationally. In addition to theoretical and applied content expertise, faculty must have a theory of practice for their own pedagogy, with a clear understanding of how they will engage students as active learners, with a variety of highly effective instructional and assessment techniques.
Duties and Responsibilities
Highly engaging curriculum and instruction, supported by effective learning assessment- Communication skills and motivational techniques
Attendance and grading
Support of student services, ELC, finance, and other departments as necessary- All classroom related paperwork
Active role in supporting enrolment and retention
Program revision and development
Accreditation- Support for HODs in achieving financial goals
Scholarship and applied research- Curriculum, instruction, and assessment (pedagogy)
Oversee all aspects of the Emergency Medical Care Department
Maintain clinical, program and accreditation documentation
Faculty and preceptor training
Ensuring inter-rater reliability
Contribute to program and curriculum assessment and planning activities
Supervise students in clinical practicum requirements
Academic advising and student mentoring
Design and teach academic courses in area(s) of content expertise
Program and curriculum assessment and planning activities- Engage in scholarly and service activities, consistent with the professional expectations for core faculty