Individualized Study Tutor - INST 301

Home Office, Alberta
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
05-08-2018
Home Office
Depends on Experience 
Permanent Part Time
Division Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences FTE Block Size 0.50
Location Name Home Office Position Type Permanent Part Time
Location Home Office, Alberta Job ID 1392
Posted 05/08/2018 Wage Min 0.0000
Closing Date 07/03/2018 Wage Max 0.0000
 

Individualized Study Tutor

Athabasca University’s Learning Services Tutorial Department is seeking an Individualized Study Tutor for the following course(s):

INST 301 Indigenous Education: http://www.athabascau.ca/syllabi/inst/inst301.php

This position is responsible for providing academic support to students and for marking assignments and exams.

Qualifications and Experience Required:  Master’s Degree required (PhD preferred) in Indigenous Education or Indigenous Studies with extensive experience working with and for Indigenous post-secondary institutions or Nations. Preference will be given to holders of an Indigenous Studies doctoral degree with a specialization in Indigenous Knowledge and Education. Candidates with doctorates related specifically to Indigenous peoples and Indigenous ways of knowing, including Indigenous pedagogy and orality will be advantaged in this process. Candidates should have experience in anti-colonial practical experience in Indigenous Education.  The successful candidate will be responsible for providing academic assistance to students, for marking assignments, and for assigning and recording final grades.  Teaching experience at a post-secondary level is required.  Experience in distance learning and familiarity with distance education and digital teaching technologies is preferred.  Experience with adult education and Moodle online course delivery is considered an asset.  All educational credentials must be recognized in Canada.

Along with the relevant academic credentials as mentioned above, this position requires excellent communication, organizational, administration and online/computer skills.  The successful candidate should have demonstrated ability to maintain a high academic standard, maintain accurate student records, and return students’ work promptly.  Candidates must own or have access to a computer and Internet with the capability to communicate with the University and students and the capability to run any applications required to perform tutorial support.  Please see http://itss.athabascau.ca/docs/virtualdesktop.htm for more information on computer and Internet connection requirements.

For further information about this position, please contact Priscilla Campeau, Chair, Centre for World Indigenous Knowledge and Research at pcampeau@athabascau.ca or 780-421-3292 or Dr. Josie C. Auger, Assistant Professor, Indigenous Education at jauger@athabascau.ca.

First consideration will be given to internal applicants according to Article 7 of The Board/CUPE Collective Agreement, followed by those candidates who are able to work from Alberta and then those who are able to work from within Canada.