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What This Position is About:
Do you have a passion for teaching and learning? Have you designed and facilitated curriculum focused on integrated learning opportunities that inspire students to develop and expand their skills? Do you excel in creating a positive learning environment that is adaptive, flexible, and focused on learning success? Do you have experience utilizing a broad range of simulation modalities to meet learning outcomes? Do you have expertise in interprofessional education, designing and organizing experiences to develop competencies for a wide a variety of disciplines?
As an expert resource for both the Schools of Justice & Community Development and Health & Wellness, you will play a pivotal role by enhancing academic excellence, creating an effective learning environment, designing, teaching, revising, and updating curriculum, including defining and validating course objectives. Your expertise in both simulation and interprofessional education will enable multiple learning opportunities for students in justice, community development and health programs to work together. Both teaching and evaluation will also be an element of this position.
As a professor, you will be expected to contribute to the Schools’ programs by leading the collaboration to develop relevant curriculum, including simulation in all its forms, and wherever possible, to assist with the implementation of innovative interprofessional education opportunities. Facilitating faculty development and capacity building will be an important objective as well.
Student assignments involve real world tasks and goals that are relevant to learner needs. Faculty are often required to teach in teams and deliver in a variety of ways and at various campus locations.
What We Are Looking For:
You possess a relevant combination of current (within the last 5 years) post-secondary teaching experience and education. A relevant undergraduate degree is the minimum requirement, Masters preferred. SIM-one certification (e.g. Keystones, MASCS or equivalent) completed or in progress is required. Teaching experience must include the design and implementation of interprofessional learning experiences. You should also have experience in teaching recognized interprofessional competencies (as described in the National Competency Framework for Interprofessional Collaboration) necessary for today’s workforce.
You bring to the table a proven ability to form relationships and foster collaboration across multiple disciplines, in newly renovated, shared teaching spaces. The capacity to devise such opportunities in placement settings with external partners is also desirable.
Previous Teaching Experience:
You have experience in applying theories of adult learning in teaching or training at the post-secondary level including curriculum development and using a variety of techniques, especially simulation in all of its forms. This role also requires self-motivation, flexibility and a passion for learning and student success.
You have the ability to enhance the student experience, proven by creation of a rich adult learning environment and creative teaching and evaluation methods. You have demonstrated teaching excellence through proven adaptability with diverse learners and have demonstrated your ability to create a learning environment which motivates and engages learners. You will have demonstrated experience using a variety of teaching methodologies including traditional, online and/or blended delivery as well as demonstrated proficiency with simulation in all of its forms. You foster student success through the use of effective, consistent and timely feedback underpinned with a competency and outcomes based approach to achievement.
Your curriculum design and development experience incorporates your awareness of current, interprofessional practice, simulation design and other emerging issues in the field.
This role requires self-motivation, superior communication and interpersonal skills, critical thinking and problem solving, a commitment to life-long learning, good organizational and time management skills, as well as proficiency in a variety of computer applications and simulation technology. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a commitment to professionalism, fostering relationships.
Please note that internal candidates will receive first consideration in accordance with our Academic Collective Agreement. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in Sir Sandford Fleming College.
SIMULATION AND TECHNICAL SKILLS DEVELOPMENT:
coordinates and assists with activities designed to enhance students; development of clinical skills; works closely with faculty to develop simulations in support of clinical course objectives.
PLANNING AND OPERATIONAL SUPPORT:
supports the efficient, safe and effective operation of the NSC, including preparation of the lab for teaching demonstrations, inventory control, recommendations for purchasing and database maintenance. Develops budgets and tracks resources and materials required for Associated Course Fees (ACFs).
manages the hiring and supervision of YUSA2 Simulation Assistants in the NSC, and supervises all volunteers and co-op students assigned to the NSC.
SIMULATION AND TECHNICAL SKILLS DEVELOPMENT:
Coordinates, monitors and provides guidance and assistance with simulation equipment to undergraduate and graduate students engaged in learning activities in the NSC. Works closely with faculty members to provide simulation expertise in the support of clinical course objectives and appropriate research projects. In collaboration with faculty, develops simulation scenarios, and audio visual recordings as required. In consultation with the Director of the NSC, investigates and prepares clinical skill development resource material, as requested, in support of students engaged in learning activities in the NSC. Meets with Course Directors to assess and design efficient, engaging simulation scenarios based on learning objectives and available resources. Trains faculty and staff in simulation activities, operation of patient simulators, audio-visual equipment and their maintenance. In consultation with faculty, works closely with Director, Nursing Simulation Centre to assist in developing specialized teaching tools (e.g. Self-Directed Learning and/or workshops). Reports to the Director, NSC on the overall effectiveness of NSC and simulation learning activities by providing student and faculty feedback; identifies and suggests areas for further development and support. Maintains currency with safety regulations in the use of equipment in the NSC; identifying implications and areas of improvement for the NSC, and leading required changes.
PLANNING AND FACILITY (NSC) MANAGEMENT:
Responsible for a safe and clean environment within the NSC and ensures equipment is used only for intended purposes. Maintains and updates NSC website. Coordinates and oversees scheduling of NSC events using web-based scheduling tool. Assists with the development and delivery of current, on-site technical skills training. Coordinates preparation of simulators and other equipment for conducting simulation thus enabling replica of actual clinical environment; Sets up and operates all simulators as required. In consultation with faculty prepares the lab for teaching demonstrations, including set-up of equipment and supplies as required. Opens and closes the NSC; ensures equipment and supplies are available, in working order and meet required standards. Observes and acts as a technical resource person for students during course specific practice, remedial practice and open practice sessions. Assists with the coordination and delivery of NSC orientations for students, CCDs, and faculty members. Responsible to oversee vendor relationship for student MaskFit Testing, CPR and Clinical Preparedness Permit Checking (CPP). Participates in required training in Health & Safety and in the use of NSC technology. Participates in the planning, organizing, and delivery of various special events and extra-curricular activities in the NSC for students, faculty and external partners. Budgets for maintenance contracts for equipment in the NSC. Develops the 5 year and annual plans for maintenance, replacement, and upgrading of equipment in NSC. Participates in long range budgeting for expanding resources/capacity of the NSC. Develops and creates Skills Tool Kit in collaboration with faculty based on Associate Course Fees (ACFs). Performs inventory control and reports shortages of required teaching and lab supplies to the Manager, Resources and Planning and the Director, NSC; identifies gaps in resources and in consultation with the Manager, makes adjustments or new purchases. In consultation with the Manager and the Faculty of Health, Dean's Office, develops and tracks the Associate Course Fee (ACF) budget and ordering process. Annually reviews and reports on ACFs including monthly reconciliation of orders and ensuring students are not over or under charged for course supplies. Prepares and orders supplies as needed to support students' learning in the NSC. Maintains records of NSC usage by students; analyses data and creates reports for service planning and evaluation. Maintains and performs minor repairs of equipment in the NSC; coordinates service repairs where required. Collaborates with the Director, Nursing Simulation Centre to profile and market resources provided by the NSC to prospective and current students, faculty, staff and internal and external partners. Responsible to ensure privacy and confidentiality of evaluations and examinations being conducted in the NSC. Develops policies and procedures to support the efficient and effective day-to-day operations of the NSC, in conjunction with the Director, Nursing Simulation Centre and Manager, Resources and Planning.
Collaborates with the Director, Nursing Simulation Centre to identify opportunities to generate additional revenue and profile and market resources provided by the NSC to prospective and current students, faculty, staff and internal and external partners. Responsible for developing plans to support such revenue generation and as the subject matter expert use industry knowledge to develop a fee structure and staffing plan that is competitive within the marketplace.
HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT:
This position is the designate hiring manager for staff in the NSC. Manages performance, attendance, and training of all Simulation Assistants. Consults with the Manager, Resources and Planning, as required on matters related human resources and any applicable collective agreements. Responsible for organizing, supervising, and evaluating volunteers and co-op student placements within the NSC.
CAMH Education is currently seeking a one year full-time, contract Research Analyst reporting to the Manager of Evaluation, with shared accountability to the Simulation program’s research team. The Research Analyst will support both the Evaluation and Simulation teams in Education by preparing literature reviews, performing data analysis and collection, and publication and grant development related to Simulation and Evaluation. This position will also be involved in searching and critically reviewing literature including retrieving and synthesizing articles from the library and Internet, as well as establishing databases, entering/coding/scoring and analyzing data and participate in the preparation of presentations and research and evaluation reports. The Research Analyst will also provide support to the implementation of evaluation plans and may be involved in organizing and participating in project meetings with internal and external stakeholders. The candidate must be able to work independently and effectively in a multidisciplinary team environment. The candidate will support a workplace that embraces diversity, encourages teamwork and complies with all applicable and legislative requirements. This position is located at 33 Russell Street.
The successful candidate will have an Honours Bachelor degree in the Social Sciences/Health Sciences/Education and at least one year of related experience in educational research and/or evaluation. Experience overseeing the data collection process and in database management is required, along with experience in quantitative and qualitative analyses and education related to research methods and evaluation. Demonstrated program evaluation experience is also required. Candidates will have demonstrated experience with confidential data storage, data cleaning and quality checks, primary data collection and receiving/exporting data from different software packages. Experience conducting descriptive and multivariate analyses using SPSS is required. Knowledge of qualitative analysis software (NVivo, etc) is considered an asset. Candidates will also have demonstrated literature review and synthesis skills. Knowledge of PC software skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, Access, PowerPoint, Visio), Internet search engines, and EXCEL is required. Proven PowerPoint skills are essential to this role. Candidates are required to be familiar with the application of simulation learning in healthcare settings, and its relevance to the goals of the Medical Psychiatry Alliance (MPA). Demonstrated communication (oral/written) skills along with the ability for independent working and collaboration/teamwork are required. The candidate will have demonstrated organizational skills with the ability to meet deadlines. The ability to work with a diverse multi-disciplinary team and other stakeholders is required. Bilingualism (French/English) or proficiency in a second language would be an asset.
Please Note: This full-time one (1) year contract position is part of the OPSEU Bargaining Unit.
Salary Range: $23.43 to $31.26 per hour