Individualized Study Tutor - HLST 320

Home Office, Alberta
Faculty of Health Disciplines
08-08-2018
Home Office
Depends on Experience 
Temporary Part Time
Division Faculty of Health Disciplines FTE Not Applicable
Location Name Home Office Position Type Temporary Part Time
Location Home Office, Alberta Job ID 1456
Posted 08/08/2018 Wage Min 0.0000
Closing Date 08/23/2018 Wage Max 0.0000
Approximately 3.0 blocks (96 students)  

Individualized Study Tutor

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

HLST 320 Teaching and Learning for Health Professionals: http://www.athabascau.ca/syllabi/hlst/hlst320.php

This position (temporary to December 31, 2019) is responsible for providing academic support to students and for marking assignments.

Qualifications and Experience Required:  Minimum of a Master’s degree required in nursing or a health care related field.  The successful candidate should have sound knowledge of teaching and learning in the health professions.

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 and within the University’s required service standards.  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 Rose Schroeder, Program Director, BN Curriculum/Academic Coordinator, Nursing at roses@athabascau.ca or 1-888-281-5844.

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.