Posted by: Richard Schwier | April 17, 2012

Blended learning support position at Lethbridge

 

University of Lethbridge

Faculty of Education

 

Academic Assistant in Blended Learning

 

The Faculty of Education at the University of Lethbridge invites applications to fill one full-time Academic Assistant II position in Blended Learning. The successful candidate will provide support to instructors in the mounting and maintenance of new media productions and online curriculum resources, teach emerging technology related courses, and carry out other duties related to online course instruction and blended learning as assigned by the Associate Dean.

General Qualifications include:

  • A Bachelor of Education degree; a Master of Education degree is preferred
  • A minimum of five years teaching experience at the secondary and/or post-secondary level
  • Strong interpersonal and instructional skills in order to work effectively with colleagues, instructors, and students
  • Experience and aptitude in teaching within blended and distance learning environments, especially web-based learning environments
  • Expertise with common forms of educational technology and software (e.g., SMART boards, software applications)
  • Knowledge and/or aptitude in the technical aspects (both hardware and software) of building and maintaining effective blended learning environments

Applicants are encouraged to describe any blended learning/teaching experiences (e.g., technology experience, work in alternative education programs) and other qualifications pertinent to this position.

Application: A letter of application, full curriculum vitae and the names of three (3) references should be forwarded to: Dr. Craig Loewen, Interim Dean, Faculty of Education, University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 3M4. Electronic applications are welcome and may be sent to darcy.mckenna@uleth.ca. For further information about the Faculty of Education visit our website at http://www.uleth.ca/education/

Appointment Commences:                        July 1, 2012

Closing Date for Applications:                 April 30, 2012

This position is open to all qualified applicants although preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. The University is an inclusive and equitable campus encouraging applications from qualified women and men, including person with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons. 

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