Academic Coordinator, Faculty of Health Disciplines

Home Office, Alberta
Faculty of Health Disciplines
Home Office
100,202.00  Annual
55,772.00  Annual
Temporary Full Time
Division Faculty of Health Disciplines FTE 1.0
Location Name Home Office Position Type Temporary Full Time
Location Home Office, Alberta Job ID 2437
Posted 08/05/2022 Wage Min 55772.0000
Closing Date 08/19/2022 Wage Max 100202.0000


Athabasca University's Faculty of Health Disciplines is currently recruitment for the position of Academic Coordinator, Faculty of Health Disciplines.

Please note this is a temporary full-time (1.0 FTE) position ending in August 2023. 

Interested in a different way of working in a different kind of university? Want to grow yourself and your career at the same time?

Athabasca University (AU), Canada's Online University, is one of the world's foremost and fastest-growing online and open educational institutions, serving more than 43,000 learners across 87 countries. AU is the fifth largest university in Canada and one of four Comprehensive Academic and Research Universities (CARU) in Alberta. AU offers Bachelors, Masters, and Doctoral programs alongside courses for personal and professional development. It is uniquely founded on the principles of flexibility and openness, giving learners control over their studies so they can obtain higher education whenever and wherever. To learn more please visit AU Website

Faculty of Health Disciplines

The Faculty of Health Disciplines (FHD) is a proven national leader in health care education, offering high quality programs that enable graduates to make a difference in people's lives, lead innovation and progress in health care systems, engage in research and chart rewarding, lifelong careers. The Faculty of Health Disciplines (FHD) offers innovative and accessible programs and courses in both undergraduate and graduate studies, including the thesis research opportunities for graduate learners.

FHD actively promotes research excellence and is home to a Canada Research Chair in Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Management. Faculty members are engaged in programs of research in a variety of health-related areas. Faculty members' research is funded nationally including CFI, CIHR and SSHRC, regionally through organizations such as WRCASN and provincially from sources such as AFMHR.

We encourage you to visit the faculty website to learn more.

The Position

Reporting through the Bachelors of Nursing (BN) Program Director to the FHD Dean, the Academic Coordinator has 2 key areas of responsibility. They include:

Service to the Community: Participation in the life of Athabasca University and the community of which it is a part.

Teaching and Learning Evaluation: The faculty member will be responsible for developing, teaching and evaluating undergraduate and graduate level courses in the BN Program.

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will hold a minimum of a Master's in nursing (MN or MSN) and be eligible for registration as a Registered Nurse in Alberta. Preference may be given to those applicants who have current medical-surgical clinical experience. The candidate will demonstrate an ongoing commitment to  to growing their skills, learning, and contributing across teaching and service. They are an innovative and reflective educator, and will have some experience in the online learning environment. Demonstrated experience or potential to both lead and work respectfully and effectively as part of larger teams is essential. Openness and dedication to developing their skills and potential beyond areas of past or ongoing strength or success will be expected and fostered.

As a values-driven scholar, they will act with curiosity and creativity seeking opportunities for personal and organizational growth. The candidate will understand their personal strengths and when experiencing personal challenges, failures, and reflection will lean into these areas for further learning and growth.

The candidate of choice will respect and thrive in a collegial and interdisciplinary culture. They will work towards inclusivity, transparency, and continuous improvement, having the ability and desire to adapt and respond to shifting contexts and unexpected change. 

The full job description can be viewed at: Academic Coordinator, Faculty of Health Disciplines

For further information regarding this position, please contact Dr. Jennifer Stephens, acting BN Program Director and Associate Dean Undergraduate Programs, Faculty of Health Disciplines, by email at: