Job Details

Academic Coordinator

Mississauga, ONT | Full time

Job ID:

001-AC

Duration:

Long Term

Experience:

3-5 years

Career Level:

Associate

Compensation:

DOE

Industry:

Education Management

Job Description

MicroAgility is seeking a full-time coordinator for our academic services group. This position is responsible for managing all academic services provided through our faculty in the Information Technology and Business programs.

Responsibilities:

  • Supervise the instructional group on a day-to-day basis, including troubleshooting on academic issues
  • Develop a positive work environment – one that is innovative and responsive to student needs.
  • Prepare course schedules for each term to ensure compliance with college documentation for programs and courses
  • Supervise changes to instructor teaching hours and schedules and ensure accurate compensation for all such changes
  • Ensure application and accurate interpretation of all college academic policies and procedures
  • Oversee the preparation of classroom allocation documents and academic calendars for each term for all programs and courses
  • Collaborate with Manager of Academic Quality on the development and ongoing maintenance of hybrid course materials
  • Provide expertise and advice in the development, formulation, and review of the academic policy.
  • Support and assist staff in the implementation and application of the College’s academic policies, procedures and practices.
  • Promote and support college-wide development of capabilities in self-assessment, maintaining current knowledge and expertise in quality assurance through self-assessment and external evaluation and review.
  • Provide expertise and advice that supports the development and maintenance of good practice in teaching and learning, including assessment practices.
  • Provide advice and support in the areas of qualification, programme and course development and maintenance.
  • Monitor and ensure the college meets the moderation requirements of external quality assurance and standards-setting bodies.
  • Provide expert advice to, and support the activities of the college’s academic committees and forums.
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with the Ontario Ministry of Training and possibly other organizations for the success of our programmes

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

To provide expertise, advice and support in the implementation and application of the institute’s policies, procedures and practices in these areas:

  • The development of new qualifications, programs of study and courses
  • Amendments to already approved programs and courses
  • Establishing and maintaining program and course documentation
  • Teaching and learning practices
  • Assessment practices, including the moderation of assessment, both internal and external

To provide leadership, expertise and guidance in the institute’s self-assessment practices and activities by:

  • Advising staff in all areas of the institute, teaching and non-teaching, on approaches and practices in self-assessment
  • Promoting best practice in self-assessment

Requirements:

  • University undergraduate degree
  • Experience teaching in a post-secondary institution
  • Experience in educational administration, particularly scheduling, and supervision and support of faculty
  • Work experience in a business environment strongly preferred
  • Experience working with a learning management system (especially Moodle) preferred
  • Knowledge of and experience with online/hybrid courses and programs
  • Ability to establish and maintain collaborative relationships with students, faculty and administration
  • Excellent interpersonal, as well as communication (written and oral), skills


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