Learning Skills Specialist (Part-Time), Student Services

Brandon University is a leader in providing high quality education to over 3,500 full- and part-time students in arts, sciences, education, music, and health studies. Based in southwestern Manitoba, Brandon University also offers pre-professional and Masters programs, as well as innovative and award-winning outreach programs in a personalized learning environment.

 

Applications are invited for a part-time (50%) tenure-track appointment as a Learning Skills Specialist in the Academic Skills Centre of Student Services.  Join a University that supports a growing intercultural and multi-lingual student body.

 

Writing Skills practitioners work with students to develop their writing skills and assist them throughout the writing process. Duties include the development, implementation, evaluation and revision of programming to meet the writing skills needs of individual students and groups of students.  The successful candidate will provide writing skills programming with an emphasis on registered students who are linguistically and culturally diverse.  Experience in the design and delivery of fundamental concepts of English as an additional language of instruction in a post-secondary setting is preferred.  Active participation in the general initiatives in Student Services is expected.

 

Successful applicants must hold a Masters degree in a related field and a TESL or TESOL certificate.  Teaching experience in an EAP or ESL classroom is prefered.  Overseas learning and/or teaching experience will be considered an asset.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.

 

Application Deadline: June 7, 2019 or until position is filled.

Start Date:  August 19, 2019

Professional Associate salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Range: $31,028 – $48,827

 

Please submit a curriculum vitae, transcripts, and the names and addresses of three references to:

 

Katie Gross, Dean of Students

Brandon University, Student Services

Brandon MB  R7A 6A9

Fax: 204-727-7461

Email: grossk@brandonu.ca

 

Brandon University is committed to equity, welcomes diversity, and hires on the basis of merit.  All qualified individuals who may contribute to the diversification of the University, especially women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, and persons of all sexual orientations and genders are encouraged to apply.  Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority.  Evidence of citizenship must be provided.

To ensure this employment opportunity is accessible to all interested individuals, please advise of any accessibility needs by contacting the Human Resources office at (204)727-9782 or hr@brandonu.ca.This posting is available in an alternate format.

Issued: May 16 2019