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COMPETITION # 14036C
Closing Applications: August 10, 2014
Job Type: 5 Day Contract
Location: Olds, Alberta
Student Success Skills (CSS6000)
The Learning Centre is accepting applications for Facilitators to prepare and deliver workshops during Olds College Success Skills Week (CSS6000), scheduled for August 25th,, 2014 to August 29th, 2014.
The program helps students transition into college life and achieve academic success. Workshops may include reading & note taking at the college level, test taking strategies, critical reading, study skills, test taking strategies, etc. The incumbent(s) must be available during regular daytime working hours throughout the week, plus two (2) half-day meetings in mid-August during regular daytime working hours.
Reporting to the Manager, Learning Centre, the successful candidates will utilize content drawn from existing course modules, a Moodle site, and other materials as required, to remix and present engaging workshops that meet learning objectives. Students will be actively engaged in their learning over a variety of learning environments/approaches. Theme for the week is “choices”, in the context of self-determination and success in life.
A minimum Bachelor’s degree in Education or a related field is required, as well as experience facilitating workshops/courses, preferably in study skills and learning strategies. Individuals with other combinations of education, training and experience may be considered. Demonstrated energy and enthusiasm, the ability to engage and inspire students, and knowledge of best practices in study skills and learning strategies are preferred. Proficiency in MS Word and Excel is essential. Strong interpersonal skills and excellent communications and organizational skills are expected. The ability to work within a team environment to ensure a positive experience for student participants is vital. Experience integrating mobile technology and devices (iPad) in the learning experience is an asset. Experience teaching/coaching in a Learning Centre environment is an asset, as well as any experience supporting students with learning disabilities.
For further information on this or other employment opportunities, please visit our website at www.oldscollege.ca/employment.
4500 – 50 Street, Olds, Alberta
Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.