Health, Justice and Human Services - Program Faculty/Chair

Lethbridge College

Location: Alberta
Date posted: 2012-11-22

PROGRAM FACULTY/CHAIR
SIMULATED PATIENT HEALTH ENVIRONMENT FOR RESEARCH AND EDUCATION (SPHERE)
CENTRE FOR HEALTH, JUSTICE & HUMAN SERVICES
FULL-TIME CONTINUING
Competition No. 12-126


Lethbridge College invites applicants to apply for a full-time continuing faculty position within the SPHERE program.

Responsibilities include:

  • Overall leadership, administration and delivery of the SPHERE program within the centre to ensure SPHERE is an environment that supports 'best practice' experiential learning activities
  • Implementation of simulation technology as an educational strategy in the program curriculum
  • Provide support and mentorship for faculty, as well as coordinate learning activities related to the use and operation of new resources and equipment
  • Collaboration with Simulation Instructors, Course Coordinators and Program Administrators to design, develop, implement and evaluate learning strategies used in clinical simulation for all healthcare programs
  • Advancing the SPHERE program and simulation technology by optimizing potential research opportunities
  • Coordinate the acquisition and upgrading of SPHERE equipment and supplies, as well as external scheduling and booking of simulation suites in conjunction with SPHERE instructors
  • Leadership of Academic and Non-Academic SPHERE staff

Qualifications:
  • BN required; Master's degree in Nursing, Education or Health Related field preferred
  • Eligible for registration with CARNA
  • Current CPR/AED (Level C)
  • Knowledgeable about current teaching/learning theories and processes
  • Expertise in low to high fidelity systems and virtual reality simulation
  • Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with faculty and interdisciplinary groups
  • Ability to thrive in a changing environment
  • Extensive clinical knowledge and skills
  • 3-5 years administrative/management experience preferred

Please email Human Resource Services at hr@lethbridgecollege.ca for a copy of the chair position description and detailed SPHERE faculty responsibilities.

Salary: Commensurate with education and experience in accordance with the current LCFA Collective Agreement, plus a stipend for chair duties. Release time from regular instructional duties is included.

Closing Date: Apply online at http://www.higher-purpose.ca submitting your cover letter, resume, and references quoting the above competition number. This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.


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