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Employment Opportunity

On-line Curriculum Developer

Social Work Practice with First Nations Communities
Social Work
Faculty of Health & Human Services
Competition Number: 13-4038
Appointment Type: Temporary Part-time
Start/End: August 12, 2013 up to May 30, 2014
Employment Group: VIUFA
Position: 00276
Location: Online
Duties: We are seeking an energetic, team-oriented individual with a strong background in curriculum development, teaching and distance education. The successful candidate will be adept at developing and teaching courses online with a focus on First Nations Communities.

Your specific duties will be to develop online course material in the Bachelor of Social Work program. You will develop course content and materials for Internet delivery for SOCW 421-Social Work Practice with First Nations Communities. From a prescribed course outline which details the course description and learning outcomes, you will design the course content, teaching strategies, assessment and evaluation strategies, readings and resources for each module of content. The modules will include learning activities as well as any required assignments, tests, exams, exercises and evaluative processes for the course including all evaluation quiz question banks, rubrics, and marking schemes.
  Candidates must demonstrate commitment to teaching, learning and student success through scholarship and institutional service. Successful candidates will participate in a wide range of activities outside the classroom, including student support; institutional, faculty and departmental committee meetings and other initiatives; and professional activities in keeping with their disciplines in and outside the institution.
Required Qualifications: Master's Degree in Social Work. Demonstrated experience in anti-oppressive and structural social work practice required. Experience in the development and/or delivery of course(s) within an accredited post secondary institution.
Preferred Qualifications: PhD in Social Work or related discipline. On-line course development experience within a Desire2Learn learning management system.
Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
Posting Period: April 25, 2013 - May 08, 2013
Note: Vancouver Island University regrets that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Vancouver Island University embraces the principle of employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and people of Aboriginal descent.