Durham College is seeking an experienced and motivated professional who shares our commitment to quality and student success. Reporting to the Director of the Centre for Professional and Part-time Learning, the Online Course Developer will work closely with the Curriculum and Development Specialist to support the creation of engaging and effective course materials for the asynchronous course: Orientation to Palliative Care. Work will be done remotely.
Develop a fully online asynchronous course, including developing new content, copy editing existing content, navigation, assessments, text and visual content etc.
Identify, design, and develop appropriate learning materials for technology mediated learning;
Implement the principles of Universal Design for Learning during development of materials;
Maintain alignment of all teaching materials with the course learning outcomes;
Ensure all materials are AODA and WCAG 2.0 compliant and follow copyright law.
Skills & Qualifications:
Candidates must possess a graduate degree in Education or a Health field
Registration with a provincial regulatory college preferred;
Candidate must have at least 3 years recent experience in the field of palliative care;
At least 5 years of cumulative post-secondary teaching experience, with an emphasis on technology enhanced teaching an asset;
Experience in facilitating education for health and/or social service professionals a significant asset;
High technical skill using all main functions of learning management systems, particularly D2L Brightspace;
HTML experience an asset;
Excellent knowledge of current theories and practices in palliative and end-of-life care as well as post-secondary teaching;
Ability to effectively design, develop and integrate technology to meet curricular needs;
Demonstrated skill and good judgment in selection of appropriate teaching materials;
The ability to produce quality written documentation;
Excellent research and critical thinking skills;
Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team and participate in consultative decision making;
The demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple deadlines;
The organizational skills to take a project from an initial idea through delivery, working under pressure, with minimal supervision.
Please note that both a cover letter and a resume must be provided in order for your application to be considered for this position. Applications will be accepted until June 30, 2021. The competition number is PT-PPL-223.
Successful applicants will display evidence of their expertise and knowledge through a presentation of their portfolio (digital preferred).