NBCC is currently seeking a dynamic and competent individual for the position of Learning Strategist. Our College is committed to transforming lives and communities. When you work at NBCC, you are a valued team member of a community of leaders who are driven by learning excellence and by our important role in social and economic development.
Reporting to the Manager of Student Development, as a member of the Student Development team, you are responsible for ensuring that all students have an equal opportunity to succeed in a supportive learning environment by assisting students experiencing learning difficulties and those with learning disabilities. The Learning Strategist provides services and accommodations including finding supports at NBCC and in the community in the form of funding and tools to facilitate learning.
Key responsibilities in this role include identifying students’ needs; recommending appropriate strategies and services to enhance their learning; providing ongoing coaching, support, strategies and techniques to enable students to capitalize on their strengths; consulting with faculty to determine appropriate learning supports for their courses and/or programs to support the development of academic learning strategies; and developing on-line and social media based materials and supports to enhance student learning. The Learning Strategist will build in assessment of learning outcomes into all activities and program offerings.
The incumbent must be prepared to work a combination of both daytime and evening hours to support our students effectively.
Required qualifications for this opportunity include a Bachelor’s degree in a related field with a minimum of three (3) years of recent and related experience; or a Master’s degree in a related field with a minimum of one (1) year of recent and related experience. Related work experience must include working with evidence-based learning strategies involving time management, study skills, reading, writing, test preparation, memory techniques, note-taking, coaching, and academic counselling. Proficiency in MS Office Suite of applications is also required. Candidates must clearly demonstrate how they meet these qualifications on their resumes.
Written and spoken competence in English is required.
Preference may be given to candidates who have experience working in a post-secondary environment, or with adult learners.
Other combinations of education and experience may be considered as equivalent. Subject to competition response, the minimum qualifications may be raised.
NBCC offers a competitive salary for this position ranging from $55,250 to $66,664 annually.This position is a unionized position where the terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with the New Brunswick Union of Public and Private Employees - Consultation and Development collective agreement for the College.
All applicants must be eligible to work in Canada at the time of application. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same level. We promote an equal opportunity work environment.
Interested candidates must submit a detailed resume by March 28, 2017 via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to the following address: Human Resources, NBCC, 284 Smythe St., Fredericton, N.B., E3B 3C9. Applications must reference the competition number and position. All applications will be acknowledged upon receipt.
Across six unique campuses, NBCC upholds high quality learning environments for the development of career-ready, citizenry-engaged graduates. Our College utilizes innovative and diverse strategies to provide accessibility and success for all learners while meeting the changing demands of the labour market. We are demonstrating, in many ways, that our College is a leader in the post-secondary education sector. To read more about this exciting time in our history, and about why you will want to join the NBCC team, visit www.nbcc.ca.