Bow Valley College is the largest and fastest growing Comprehensive Community College in Alberta. We have locations across southern Alberta helping 14,000 learners each year. Our mission is to contribute to the vitality of communities and strength of the economy through innovative adult education programs and services which equip students for successful living, lifelong learning, and employment in a global knowledge-based environment.
Why work at Bow Valley College? We have recently been named one of Alberta's Top 70 Employers for 2018. Bow Valley College is made up of employees who are committed to our learners´ success, as well as each other´s. Our staff and faculty consistently say it is the people who keep them at the College, the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our students, and the incredible support they receive from their co-workers and supervisors.
We have an opportunity for a Learning and Technology Administrator at the Bow Valley College Airdrie campus providing individual and small group learning support to Regional learners, and supporting distance delivery instructors through learner support and relationship building.
This position provides individual and small group learning support to Regional learners. This position supports distance delivery instructors through learner support and relationship building.
Assists learners with basic computer skills, use of D2L, and Adobe Connect
Assists learners in improving academic achievement by meeting with them on a regular basis to clarify learning problems and work on study skills.
Assists in development and evaluation of tutoring session plans, materials and services
Helps regional staff to administer skills assessments and invigilates exams; refers to main campus services as necessary
Supports distance instructors in the classroom with the delivery of classroom materials
Delivers workshops and tutorials that provide academic support for learners
Works with Learner Success Service to ensure seamless referral and support services are organized for learners
Support learners individually - 35%
Develops and facilitates learner support sessions for skills development, based on the needs and interests of the learners and the recommendations of instructors
Identifies, selects, creates and modifies resources to meet the needs of the learners with varying backgrounds and learning styles
Manages the scheduling of learner support sessions, workshops and classroom assistance each trimester
Prepares statistical reports that tracks usage of learner support services
Develops and facilitates extra-curricular workshops that support learners’ academic success (Topics may include: academic honesty, time management, learning styles, stress management, study skills)
Acts as a resource for learners, giving information to help learners succeed at school and in the community
Coordinate with main campus Learner Success Services team. Building a strong working relationship with Learner Success Services team; discuss and implement relevant resources and opportunities for rural learners.
Support synchronous classroom instruction - 35%
Assists instructors in regional classrooms with learning support
Fosters a positive classroom environment in which learners are encouraged to be actively engaged in the learning process
Maintains consistent communication with classroom instructors
Models appropriate academic attitudes and behaviors
Supports instructors by mitigating technological issues and understanding rural learner needs to ensure that learner growth and achievement is continuous and appropriate for the program.
Support ongoing operational requirements of the department - 20%
Supports classroom examinations by:
Invigilates exams and closely following and enforcing exam procedures and regulations, as required
Collects and collates examinations and materials at the end of the examination in accordance with procedures
Builds relationships with Learner Success Services for seamless learner support in rural sites
Conducts administrative duties - 10%
Works with LSS to organize a coordinated learner orientation processes
Meets professional obligations through efficient work habits such as, meeting deadlines, honouring schedules, and coordinating resources and meetings in an effective and timely manner
Completes required paperwork
Reports usage of services
Schedules services and revises and initiates new scheduling procedures as determined by learners’ needs and demands
Minimum 2 years of experience working with adult learners
Certificate (Education Assistant Certificate or equivalent)
Demonstrated expertise in learning methodologies with an emphasis on strategies for improving technology and learning skills
Fluent in English
Experience working diverse learners at a variety of levels
Experience working with learners with interrupted formal education and demonstrated understanding of the learning needs of this demographic
Driver's license required
A combination of education and experience may be considered
This is a part-time position (working 18 hours a week) until approximately June 2019 based at our Airdrie campus.
Please note that all successful candidates will be required to provide government issued identification and proof of educational qualifications upon hire and may be required to provide an enhanced police information check.
Job type: Part-time