Centre for Learning and Teaching, Academic Excellence Unit
(This position is initially open to full time, bargaining unit employees of the college)
Diversity, equity and inclusion are fundamental to our mission to educate students. We are committed to education that places strong emphasis on global citizenship, social justice and equity. We live this value through the strength and richness that diversity brings to our workforce and welcome contributors from equity groups including: Aboriginal Peoples, Visible Minorities, Persons with Disabilities, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer persons.
Classification: Full Time Support Staff
Salary Range: Pay band H $30.45 - $35.35 per hour
Hours per week: 35 hours
Current Shift Schedule: Monday to Friday, between 8:30am to 4:30pm
Location: Progress Campus
Reporting to the Manager of Organizational Learning and Development and working as a member of the eCentennial team the incumbent will work with subject matter experts in the College to design and develop e-learning content for Organizational Learning objectives. The incumbent will be a critical member of the COLT team who will assist with the visioning for the future of online organizational learning at the College. The incumbent will be a key collaborator within the eCentennial team, and work with the ITS, SME’s and other stakeholders as they emerge to ensure a quality product is created with effective end user documentation to support the deployment of the training.
Conducts needs analysis by meeting with the relevant Subject Matter Expert (SME) or requesters in order to determine program objectives, key characteristics of learners, expected learning activities, and content to be designed
Identifies and selects appropriate instructional and media strategies (e.g. online interactive self-paced materials, synchronous and/or asynchronous activities) to fit the learning outcomes
Reviews and creates templates for learning content to develop support mechanisms, and methodologies for online learning
Reviews current instructional media programs/courses and identify better ways to use existing materials for content
Creates mechanisms for establishing assessment, learner feedback and learner reflection in learning content
Critically assesses the strengths and weaknesses of available technologies and software by piloting, evaluating and recommending academic technologies which can be purchased by the College (for example, Collaborate, online collaboration tools, Clickers).
Conducts preview sessions and presentations to encourage the adoption of new and emerging academic technologies in the organization for effective and sustainable eLearning practice.
Guides and advises departments who would like to explore the LMS as a platform to host programming on system usage, functionality, access, and reporting to ensure product can be hosted to suit client need
Provides design advice and services, liaising with the eCentennial team, ITS department and troubleshoot issues as they arise for online learning and deployment
Develops storyboard; integrate instructional methods and media elements; describe all components of the final interactive products, including images, text, interactions, and assessments in collaboration with the appropriate SME.
Ensures all course content comply with the College’s Fair Dealing Policy, Copyright and other relevant policies as they emerge
Creates end user documentation (guides, directives, instructions, specifications, etc.) and communication to support the deployment of course materials/content
Actively investigates developments in computer, network, multimedia and other electronic media by researching journals, Internet publications, participating in workshops and conferences, and through consultation with external representatives, suppliers etc.
Completion of a 3 year degree or equivalent in Web Development, Multimedia, Computer Systems, Distance/Distributed/Online Education, Adult Education, Technology in Education, Digital Media, Digital Design, Instructional Design
Completion of a Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design or Digital Media Design
Minimum of (3) three years experience in training and development with digital/online tools and applications, and a solid background in digital media design, maintenance, standards, and practices in the support of advanced web development, (preferably with experience in database-driven web development and online learning platforms)
Minimum of (3) three years practical experience and expertise web page layout and design, including experience in creating and maintaining websites using appropriate tools
Ability to quickly learn new technologies and understand the implications of such technologies
Demonstrated ability to produce quality documentation and develop/design training materials for online courses/sessions/programs
Proficient use of computer hardware and applications. (i.e Camtasia, Articulate, Storyline, Captivate)
Experience, knowledge and understanding of working effectively in a unionized environment with a diverse student and staff population
Proven planning and organizational skills, effective interpersonal skills for creating positive relationships
Excellent written, verbal and communication skills
“Proof of credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post-secondary institutions and/or their foreign equivalents will be required at the time of job offer."
When applying, your cover letter and résumé must include examples that reflect all of the requested skills and qualifications and must be submitted online by at September 22, 2017 4:30 PM. Please quote Competition #17-S-73. Misrepresentation of applicant information will be grounds for your exclusion from the competition or for dismissal should you subsequently be hired for the position. We regret we cannot accept phone calls. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
We are committed to providing persons with disabilities equal opportunities regarding all employment activities, including access to jobs and accommodations during employment as required, in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC) and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).
Our mission is to educate students for career success. We make every decision to support the career and personal development of our learners. Our curriculum, teaching and services demonstrate that we value the diverse profiles of our learners.
Centennial College is Ontario's first community college, it was established in 1966 and primarily serves the eastern portion of the Greater Toronto Area ...through four campuses and seven satellite locations. Our college is best known for its record of exemplary teaching, innovative programming and extensive partnership building.