Professor, School of Public Safety
|Title:||Professor, School of Public Safety|
|Details:||Reporting to the Chair, School of Public Safety, Recreation and Wellness, and Environmental Studies, the Professor is responsible for developing, preparing, and delivering courses within the School of Public Safety, ensuring an effective and compelling learning environment for students. Through participation in the design, revision, delivery, and evaluation of learning outcomes, the Professor will be responsible for developing a weekly schedule based on appropriate learning materials, evaluating student performance and providing academic counseling to students. In these respects, the Professor must be able to work effectively both independently and as a team member. The Professor will be required to become familiar with the vocational objective and career paths of his/her students and, where appropriate, incorporate this knowledge into class materials and assignments. It is also expected that the Professor will be receptive to new teaching methods and be willing to participate in the adaptation of subjects, or parts of subjects, to electronic delivery within and outside the classroom. The Professor will participate in the work of curriculum, program advisory and/or other committees as required. The Professor may also be called upon to contribute to other areas of activity ancillary to the academic programs of the School.|
• Within the School of Public Safety, the Professor will be required to teach a variety of courses, which include Criminology, Crime Intelligence Analysis, and Police Foundations.
• Develops an effective learning environment including the design, delivery, revision, and updating of courses.
• Consults with program and course leaders and other faculty members, advisory committees, accrediting agencies, potential employers and students.
• Defines, evaluates and validates course objectives and specifies or approves learning approaches and necessary resources.
• Selects or approves textbooks and learning materials.
• Carries out regularly scheduled instruction ensuring student awareness of course objectives, approach and evaluation techniques.
• Evaluates student progress and achievement and assumes responsibility for the assessment of students’ work within assigned courses.
• Participates in the work of curriculum and other consultative committees as requested.
• Occasionally may be called upon to contribute to other areas ancillary to the role of Professor, such as student recruitment and selection, timetabling, and facility design, professional development and control of supplies and equipment.
• May be required to teach at other campuses as needed.
|Qualifications:||• The successful candidate will have a completed Doctoral Degree in Criminology. If in another field of study, state how it is related.|
• A minimum of three (3) years’ post-secondary teaching experience is required.
• A minimum of ten (10) years’ progressive policing/investigative/public safety work or other directly related experience is required.
• Demonstrated research skills with industry connections.
• Excellent presentation, communication and human relation skills to interact effectively with the College’s multi-cultural/racial/able staff and student population is requisite, as is an understanding of and commitment to equity in education.
• Experience employing new teaching and learning methods as well as incorporating technology into teaching is preferred.
• Demonstrated proficiency in usage of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
• Ability to work independently and with other faculty to develop and deliver curriculum and contribute positively to the team environment.
• Ability to convey conceptual and practical aspects of subjects to students, while respecting their diverse backgrounds, experience and individual learning styles.
• Commitment to a team approach for problem solving and conflict resolution.
• The Professor may be required to teach at multiple campuses should the need arise.
|Comments:||Consideration will be given to qualified internal full-time academic and partial-load employees first in accordance with the Collective Agreement requirements. New employees will be required to demonstrate the Faculty Basic Competencies by the end of their probationary period.|
Seneca College is committed to diversity and encourages applications from qualified candidates, especially aboriginal persons, members of sexual minority groups, visible minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Upon request by the applicant, accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process.
TO APPLY: Please prepare a covering letter and resume (as one document) with Competition 17F-1044 in the file name, and addressed to Talent Acquisition. Applications are accepted online at www.senecacollege.ca/careers
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
|Contact:||Preeti Shalini Sarin|
8 The Seneca Way
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