DIVERSITY STATEMENT

MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Careers

People who teach. People who research. People who support. People who inspire. This is who we are. In 2021, MacEwan University was named one of Canada’s best employers by Forbes Magazine and was the top Alberta-based employer on the list. Want to be a part of this great team? Available opportunities are listed below.

Sessional Faculty, Department of Child and Youth Care
Faculty of Health & Community Studies

MacEwan University inspires students through a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences. Located in culturally enriched, downtown Edmonton, our comprehensive undergraduate university offers over 65 programs to 19,000 full- and part-time students. With a dedication to teaching excellence informed by scholarly research and creative activity, MacEwan provides an exceptional collaborative and supportive learning environment with a commitment to environmental sustainability and opportunities for community engagement. In support of faculty professional development, unique and enhanced services are provided through the MacEwan Office of Teaching and Learning.

Opportunity

The Department of Child and Youth Care, Faculty of Health and Community Studies invites applications for sessional faculty positions for the fall 2021 and winter 2022 semesters. 
The program is seeking individuals with a commitment to promoting quality child and youth care education, diversity, inclusion, social justice and ethical child and youth care practice and leadership. Sessional faculty teach across all four years of our program, but course availability will vary. 
Demonstrated experience in teaching in a range of innovative classroom instructional strategies that are consistent with the core philosophical principles of child and youth care education is preferred. Instructors are responsible for preparing and delivering lecture materials, as well as creating and grading course assessments. Instructors will be expected to utilize the MacEwan online learning environment, Blackboard Learn, throughout the term. 
Preferred candidates will hold Master level credential in Child and Youth Care, or a related discipline will be considered. Candidates must also have practice experience in Child and Youth Care and have certification with the Child and Youth Care Association of Alberta (or eligibility for certification). 
Applicants should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae including references, quoting the competition number and candidate name to careers@macewan.ca. Questions about these opportunities may be addressed to Jenny McGrath, Chair, Department of Child and Youth Care at mcgrathj4@macewan.ca.

How to Apply   

Only applications received electronically will be considered.  To apply, go to http://www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting. 

Thank you for your interest in employment with MacEwan University. We will be reviewing all applications to select the candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

For general inquiries, please contact us at careers@macewan.ca.

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MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and to self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

We strive to provide an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, beginning with the hiring process. If you have special assessment needs, we want to ensure you have the support you need to showcase your abilities. Please disclose any requirements when contacted for an interview. This information will be kept confidential.

Category This position is included under the Faculty Association collective agreement.
Salary Commensurate with qualifications.
Closing Date Open until a suitable candidate is found
Competition No. 21.02.008
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