Requisition Details

  • Part-time Faculty, Nursing - Continuing Education
  • 24-0586
  • Various
  • School of Health & Life Sciences
  • 3-6 hours/week
  • Friday, June 21, 2024
  • Monday, July 22, 2024 at 11:59 PM EST
  • Academic - Part-time
  • Description:

Academic Part-time Position

Conestoga is a leader in polytechnic education and fosters career-focused education, training, and applied research programs to prepare students for success, support industry, and workforce needs, and promote economic prosperity throughout our region and across Ontario. As a preferred employer, Conestoga is committed to supporting the development and well-being of our employees through competitive salaries, and ongoing professional and personal learning opportunities that result in enhanced skills, shared successes, and an engaged college community.

The School of Health & Life Sciences, Continuing Education is currently seeking qualified professionals to teach in a variety of part-time nursing courses. We require faculty who have expertise in subject areas, including:

  • Coronary Care
  • Critical Care Physiological Concepts
  • Nephrology Nursing
  • Starting IV Lines and Venipuncture

Successful candidates will be required to conduct work within Ontario and must be available to work on campus as required. Theory classes are delivered online – asynchronous. Labs are delivered in-person at the Doon or Milton Campus locations and are typically scheduled on weekends between 9am – 4pm.

Employment commences September 2024.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring program and course curriculum are current, relevant, and reflective of best practices in the field
  • Designing appropriate strategies and tools for facilitating and evaluating student progress and achievement
  • Creating and maintaining a positive learning environment that supports the diversity of students’ cultures, educational backgrounds and learning styles
  • Working in a collaborative, collegial manner both within the department and across the college

Qualifications:

  • BScN equivalent education is required
  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario is required
  • Minimum of five years of current clinical nursing experience in an acute care, critical care setting, nephrology nursing including hemodialysis
  • Experience with curriculum development is an asset
  • Experience with computer systems (e.g., Microsoft Office Suite) and educational technologies (e.g., D2L) is preferred
  • Demonstrated exceptional presentation, communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of an academic team
  • Demonstrated ability to relate to learners and providing a positive learning environment to students working at different skill levels including international students and students requiring accommodation is an asset
  • Strong commitment to academic excellence, student success, and ability to support Conestoga’s continuous quality improvement initiatives
  • Strong relationships with industry contacts and network connections are considered an asset

You will play a pivotal role in enhancing academic excellence and achieving course learning outcomes by creating an effective learning environment through sound, teaching practice. Faculty teach as part of a program team and develop/deliver curriculum using a variety of engaging and innovative methods. A part-time faculty typically teaches 1-2 courses each 14-week terms for approximately 3-6 hours per week in the classroom. On average our class sizes are 20-30 students depending on the program/course. Previous PowerPoint slides and instructional plans may be provided as well as other resources and team support.

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Conestoga College is a leader in polytechnic education. Our career-focused education, training, and applied research programs prepare students for success, support industry, and workforce needs and promote economic prosperity throughout our region and across Ontario.

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