City : Toronto
Category : Talent Recruitment
Industry : Education
Employer : Seneca
Reporting to the Chair, Hospitality and Tourism, the Professor is responsible for developing, preparing, and delivering post-secondary courses. Seneca offers courses in four delivery formats: in-person, online, hybrid and flexible. Professors may teach in any one or more of the four delivery formats.
The Professor will be responsible for providing academic leadership in the classroom and within the School, ensuring an effective and compelling learning environment for students.
Responsible for teaching courses at Graduate Certificate level, in the Global Business Management and Global Hospitality Management programs. Specifically, to teach the courses GSL200 - Sustainable Global Business Strategy, and GSL350 - Leadership in Responsible and Sustainable Management.
Under the direction of the senior academic officer of Seneca or designate, the Professor is responsible for:
- Ensuring student awareness of course objectives, approach and evaluation techniques.
- Incorporating active learning strategies in online, hybrid, flexible, and in-person classes.
- Implementing appropriate educational technology and tools in online, hybrid, flexible, and in-person classes.
- Carrying out regularly scheduled instruction, which may include tutoring and academic counselling of students.
- Providing a learning environment which makes effective use of available resources, work experience and field trips.
- Evaluating student progress/achievement and assuming responsibility for the overall assessment of the student's work within assigned courses.
Course and Curriculum Development:
- Ensuring an equitable and accessible learning community on online, hybrid, flexible, and in-person classes.
- Designing formative and summative assessments (alternative and authentic) for online, hybrid, flexible, and in-person classes.
- Consulting with program and course directors and other faculty members, advisory committees, accrediting agencies, potential employers and students.
- Defining course objectives, and evaluating and validating these objectives.
- Specifying or approving learning approaches, necessary resources, etc.
- Developing individualized instruction and multi-media presentations where applicable.
- Selecting or approving textbooks and learning materials.
- Providing guidance to Instructors relative to the Instructors' teaching assignments.
- Participating in the work of curriculum and other consultative committees as requested.
- Participating in industry, or community-partnered, Applied Research initiatives to enhance student learning with inter-disciplinary and experiential learning opportunities.
- Degree or Masters/MBA Degree in business from an accredited educational institution
- Minimum five (5) year’s business experience in areas of management and leadership is required
- (5) years’ teaching experience at the post-secondary level, with experience teaching online is preferred.
- Experience using learning management software such as Blackboard is required.
- Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and learning and proven approach to life-long learning.
- Excellent communication, collaboration, teamwork, and interpersonal skills.
- Involvement in sustainable innovation practices and professional development related to teaching, use of technology, and student success.
- Ability to convey conceptual and practical aspects of course content to students in ways that respect diverse backgrounds, experience and learning needs.
- A student-focused approach with a demonstrated commitment to fostering innovation and positive change in the classroom.
- Commitment to diversity and equity are essential to interact effectively with Seneca’s diverse student and staff population.
- Flexibility in adapting to change and in participating in consultative decision-making processes.