Professor, Computer Programmer & Professor, Computer Engineering Technology - Computing Science (Two Positions) ACA-045-18

Job Detail


Company: Algonquin College
Industry: Educational Institutions
Job Type: Full Time
Salary Level ($):
Job Location: Ottawa, ON
Highest Level Of Education: Master
Job Posting Date: 17-Apr-2018
Apply by: 18-Apr-2018

Job Description:


Job Opportunity with Algonquin College

World Skills Employment Centre is working with Algonquin College to recruit for the position of Professor, Professor, Computer Programmer &Professor, Computer Engineering Technology - Computing Science (Two Positions) ACA-045-18 .

World Skills is not hiring for this position. If you are interested in this opportunity, please follow these steps:

  • Please send a cover letter and a resume to ojmnopportunities@ottawa-worldskills.org, on or before 9:00 am, April 18, 2018.
  • Please write the position title in the subject line of your email.
  • Please save your cover letter and resume as a SINGLE document, with the file name Your First Name_ Last Name_Position Title (John_Smith_Project Officer).
  • Late applications will not be accepted.

If you are not yet registered with World Skills, please contact 613-233-0453 ext.300Reception@ottawa-worldskills.org to book an appointment for Intake and Assessment or to learn more about our programs and services.

World Skills works with newcomers/immigrants to help them integrate into the Canadian labor market. http://www.ottawa-worldskills.org

Job Description

Under the direction of the Chair, Information & Communications Technology, the Professor, is responsible for facilitating and guiding learning and providing an effective learning environment for all students. The professional responsibilities include:

The design/revision/updating of courses, including:

  • consulting with program and course administrators and other faculty members, advisory committees and a variety of potential employers and students
  • defining learning outcomes and evaluating and validating these outcomes
  • specifying and approving learning approaches, necessary resources, etc.
  • incorporating educational technologies to meet the learning needs of 21st Century students
  • reviewing and revising curriculum and participating in professional development activities during non-teaching periods

The teaching of assigned courses, including:

  • delivery of regularly scheduled instruction in the Fall, Winter, or Summer terms in home department or across departments
  • ensuring student awareness of course learning outcomes and evaluation techniques
  • providing tutoring and academic advising for students both in and out of class
  • providing a learning environment which makes effective use of available resources including educational technologies
  • evaluating student progress/achievement and assuming responsibility for the overall assessment of the student’s work within assigned courses
  • the development and creation of a learning environment that is conducive to success for all students

 The provision of academic leadership, including:

  • providing guidance to students, to instructors, and to part-time professors relative to the professor’s teaching assignments
  • participating in the work of curriculum and other consultative committees, and departmental/faculty meetings
  • liaising with community members, engaging in program, Department, School or Faculty, and College promotion
  • remaining current in the field of study and maintain awareness of emerging trends and practices related to teaching and learning in higher education
  • modeling the College values – Caring. Learning. Integrity. Respect.

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum Master’s Degree in Information Systems/Technology or a related field of study is required. A PhD is preferred;
  • Minimum two (2) years of teaching experience, or equivalent, preferably in a college setting;
  • Minimum five (5) years practical experience related to the field of study;
  • Practical experience with multiple programming languages (Java required: C; C++; Cobol; C#; and .NET framework would be considered assets);
  • Practical experience with database management systems (Oracle preferred: DBII; and SQL Server would be considered assets);
  • Applicable programming and/or database management systems certifications would be considered an asset (e.g. Java, .NET, Oracle or SQL Server);
  • Demonstrated experience in Applied Research;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of student success strategies in a postsecondary setting;
  • Highly effective communication, presentation, and organizational skills;
  • Demonstrated skill in Algonquin College’s preferred teaching competencies as set out in the Professor of the 21st Century document on
  • Evidence of commitment to the success of all learners.