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Current Job Postings

Nursing Instructor(s) - Sask Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing (SCBScN) Program - Swift Current

Sessional instructor positions are required to provide on-site seminar, laboratory and clinical instruction for nursing courses in the SCBScN Program.

Reimbursement
To be discussed with the successful candidate. Wage also includes one orientation day (to clinical site), course meetings (normally one per semester), and vacation pay.

Position Summary
• Facilitate nursing students in clinical, lab and seminar settings to develop nursing skills necessary to practice in an inter-professional, direct care environment.
• Provide formative and summative evaluation of students’ performance of competencies and learning outcomes.

Requirements
• Practicing membership with the SRNA.
• Minimum education, baccalaureate degree in Nursing.
• Minimum one year experience as a Registered Nurse.

To Apply:     
• Submit a Cover Letter, Unofficial Transcript(s), Resume/Curriculum Vitae.   
• Please contact Patricia Christie, Program Administrative Coordinator, University of Regina: patricia.christie@uregina.ca (306) 337-2654 to apply or for more information about this opportunity.

The University of Regina is committed to achieving a representative workforce. Qualified diversity group members are encouraged to self identify on their application.

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Power Engineering Instructor - Kindersley Campus
Full-time, Permanent Instructional Position
Compensation – commensurate with education and experience
Start Date: as soon as possible (negotiable)

Position Description
An Instructor is the educational leader in the classroom and will ensure that the college’s programs are implemented in a way that maximizes the adult student’s learning experiences.  They plan, organize and implement an appropriate instructional program in a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential. Instructors directly shape and change the lives of students by preparing them to further their education or to gain employment.  The Instructor is responsible for the supervision and evaluation of all students within his/her teaching assignment.

Course Examples
Safety, Applied Mechanics, Plant Maintenance, Steam Generation, Electricity, Heating Systems I, Pumps-Compressors-Lubrication, Instrumentation, Air Conditioning, Legislation and Codes, Drafting, Water Treatment, Heating Systems II, Prime Movers, Plant and Process Operations, Refrigeration Systems.

Duties
1.    Prepare and deliver lessons, assignments, lectures, and demonstrations to meet learning objectives.
2.    Incorporate, into course presentations, references to life and industry experiences that connect to the subject material and enhance student comprehension and learning.
3.    Select, design, update and construct training aides, materials and resources.
4.    Evaluate students through the use of exams, assignments, observations and record student progress.
5.    Supervise students in classrooms and labs during tours and off-site work assignments.
6.    Advise students and prospective students on matters pertaining to the program and job opportunities.
7.    Participate in activities necessary to update skills and knowledge relevant to the program and the teaching assignment.
8.    Practice good interpersonal skills and work cooperatively in an interdependent team environment.
9.    Communicate, orally and in writing, ideas and concepts in an accurate and concise manner.
10.    Create and oversee subject area related co-op and/or work placement programs for the college.
11.    Act as a subject matter expert in any curriculum design projects on an as needed basis.
12.    Maintain records of student achievement and other reports as required.
13.    Liaise with professional organizations and industry partners as required.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Education
Candidates must be able to demonstrate:
•    Extensive knowledge in the field of expertise.
•    A commitment to the principles of adult education.
•    Knowledge of individualized and classroom instructional techniques.
•    Knowledge of and the ability to communicate effectively and cooperatively, both orally and in writing, with people from various backgrounds.
•    Ability to teach a range of subjects at various academic levels and involve students in the learning process as well as relate subject material to everyday life.
•    Ability to evaluate student progress.
•    Ability to assess students’ learning needs and to facilitate learning opportunities to meet those needs.
•    Ability to deal effectively with difficult situations.
•    Demonstrated proficiency in word processing, email and the internet.
•    Leadership and motivation skills.
•    Well-developed time management and organizational skills.
•    Desire to enhance teaching and learning through the use of technology.
•    Willingness to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

Education
•    Second Class Power Engineering Interprovincial Certificate; a Third Class Power Engineering Interprovincial Certificate may be considered.

Experience
•    Two years of recent, on-the job Third Class operating experience.
•    Preference will be given to candidates who possess:
o    Instructional experience.
o    Refrigeration Engineer's Certificate and experience in refrigeration operations.


Applications will be reviewed on April 11, 2014, but the competition will remain open until filled.
Applicants for the position listed above should forward a letter of application and resume to Tanya Stubbins c/o Great Plains College, or via email at gpchr@greatplainscollege.ca.

For additional information please contact Karen Richmond, Region Manager at (306) 778-5458.

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Director of Development - Swift Current Campus

Great Plains College invites applications for the key position of Director of Development. Reporting to the CEO, the Director of Development is responsible for leadership of the college advancement portfolio including fundraising, alumni relations, varsity athletics, student life, management of capital projects and facilities and community and employer engagement.

The Director of Development plays a leadership role in organizational efforts to develop partnerships with donors, employers, alumni and municipalities throughout the college region. The relationships are fostered to create growth in funding and programming while allowing for innovation.

As a member of the Executive Management Team, this position participates in the decision-making processes that establish overall college direction, operation and performance levels. The Director of Development provides leadership for the development, athletics and facilities staff in the organization, and works closely with Human Resources to ensure organizational practices are implemented with respect to staff relations.

The successful candidate will have professional fundraising experience and at least four years of experience as a senior manager in an academic or business environment. A university degree in commerce, business administration, public relations or other related field is required. A master’s degree is an asset. A combination of education and professional fundraising certifications may be considered.

This position requires knowledge of the nature and functioning of post-secondary institutions and colleges in particular. A working knowledge of collaborative ventures and facilities management are highly desirable.

Additional Information:
• Please review the Opportunity Profile and Job Description for additional information.
• Location: Swift Current, Saskatchewan
• Relocation reimbursement will be considered should the successful candidate live outside the Swift Current region.
• Great Plains College offers a generous compensation and benefits package.

To explore this opportunity further, contact:
Noreen Volk, Manager of Human Resources
noreenv@greatplainscollege.ca
Ph: (306) 778-5490
Fax: (306) 773-2384

To apply, email your resume and cover letter quoting competition #M2-13/14, to noreenv@greatplainscollege.ca.

A review of applicants will begin on Monday, May 5, 2014.

We thank you for your interest in this position; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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