[T-192] Curriculum Consultant - Indigenization Specialist

[T-192] Curriculum Consultant - Indigenization Specialist

10 Nov
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Langara College
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Vancouver

10 Nov

Langara College

Vancouver

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Job Title:

Curriculum Consultant - Indigenization Specialist



Employee Group:

LFA



Employee Type:

Temporary (Fixed Term)



Start Date:

Monday, November 30 2020



End Date:

Wednesday, March 31 2021



Job Description:

Langara, also known as snəw̓eyəɬ leləm̓, a name given to it by the Musqueam people on whose unceded traditional territory the College is located,

is committed to supporting and fostering excellence in teaching and curriculum design. The Teaching & Curriculum Development Centre (TCDC) encourages innovation and excellence in curriculum development and program design; supports faculty in maintaining and improving Langara's high standards of teaching and learning; and fosters intercultural awareness and understanding in a collegial environment with services, resources, and activities to meet the College’s educational goals.



The Curriculum Consultant, Indigenization Specialist, provides expertise, support, and guidance in embedding an awareness of Indigenous ways of knowing, being, and doing into instruction and curriculum at Langara. Reporting to the Department Chair, Teaching and Curriculum Development Centre (TCDC), the Indigenization Specialist is part of the TCDC faculty and works closely with academic departments, the Indigenous Education & Services department, and the Centre for Intercultural Engagement. The Curriculum Consultant, Indigenization Specialist guides faculty members and departments in the development of curriculum that enhances knowledge of Indigenous histories, perspectives, methodologies, and cultural practices; develops resources and facilitates workshops for faculty members about Indigenization; supports the program review process with a view to Indigenizing curriculum across the College; and works closely with colleagues across the institution to assist in building capacity in Indigenization, decolonization, and reconciliation.



Description of Position:

Langara , also known as snəw̓eyəɬ leləm ̓ , a name given to it by the Musqueam people on whose unceded traditional territory the College is located, is committed to supporting and fostering excellence in teaching and curriculum design. The Teaching & Curriculum Development Centre (TCDC) encourages innovation and excellence in curriculum development and program design; supports faculty in maintaining and improving Langara's high standards of teaching and learning; and fosters intercultural awareness and understanding in a collegial environment with services, resources, and activities to meet the College’s educational goals.



The Curriculum Consultant, Indigen ization Specialist , provides expertise , support, and guidance in embedding an awareness of Indigenous ways of knowing , being, and doing into instruction and curriculum at Langara. Reporting to the Department Chair, Teaching and Curriculum Development Centre (TCDC), the Indigen ization Specialist is part of the TCDC faculty and works closely with academic departments, the Indigenous Education & Services department, and the Centre for Intercultural Engagement . The Curriculum Consultant, Indigen ization Specialist guides fac ulty members and departments in the develop ment of curriculum that enhances knowledge of Indigenous histories , perspectives, metho dologies , and cultural practices; develops resources and facilitates workshops for faculty members about Indigenization; supports the program review process with a view to I ndigenizing curriculum across the College; and works closely with colleagues across the institution to assist in building capacity in Indigenization, decolonization, and reconciliation.



Duties and Responsibilities:

support departments and faculty to ethically engage with , explore , and deepen their understanding of Indigenous pedagogies , Indigenous knowledges , and practices of decolonization in the classroom



support facu lty individually or in groups to develop Indigenized learning outcomes at the course and program level



work with other Curriculum Consultants and EdTech A dvisors on incorporating Indigenous ways of knowing, being, and doing when designing, developing, renewing, and assessing curriculum at the course and program level



share and promote effective strategies and approaches in teaching, learning and assessment throughout the College



s erve as an Indigenization resource for programs at all phases of the review process to better support the departments and quality assurance processes at the College



develop resources , lead workshops , and facilitate conversations for and with faculty related to Indigenization and decolonization of the curriculum



Required Qualifications:

minimum of a master's degree with a preference for a specialization in Indigenous Education or a related field



five or more years of working in an Indigenous-focused higher education setting



five or more years of teaching or working directly with Indigenous pedagogies



Skills



strong interpersonal skills acknowledging and showing respect for the opinions and expertise of others



excellent facilitation techniques including the ability to identify and respond appropriately to the cues of others



ability to work collaboratively with diverse academic and administrative staff



excellent intercultural communications skills



superior organizational and time management skills



effective planning skills, including the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines while setting and maintaining priorities



excellent written and oral communication skills



proficiency in computer applications including word processing, presentation , and spreadsheet software



Preferred Qualification and Skills



knowledge and/ or experience working in contexts that are diverse in their Indigeneity



understanding of program and curriculum requirements of the Degree Quality Assessment Board, including the Post-secondary Institution Proposal System (PSIPS) and evolving quality assessment and program development expectations of the provincial Ministry of Advanced Education



Salary Range: Salary placement is on Langara instructors’ salary scale in accordance with qualifications and experience.



Closing Date:

Monday, November 23 2020



Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide proof of educational and professional credentials noted on their resume.



We thank you for your interest in Langara College and taking the time to complete an application. Only complete applications will be reviewed. Internal candidates will be given first consideration. Please be advised that due to the amount of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.



Langara is committed to enhancing our diverse workforce.

The original job offer can be found in Kit Job:
https://www.kitjob.ca/job/17206694/t-192-curriculum-consultant-indigenization-specialist-vancouver/?utm_source=html

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