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Fredericton, NB
Education and Training
Experienced
Part-time - Permanent

NBCC is currently seeking a dynamic and competent individual for the position of Learning Strategist. This is a part-time, regular position for 18 hours per week, with the possibility of becoming full-time regular.

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.

What you'll do

Responsibilities

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 who experience learning challenges, and those with learning disabilities. The Learning Strategist provides services and accommodations including finding supports and resources within NBCC and in the broader community, including securing funding and tools to facilitate learning.

Key responsibilities in this role include identifying specific learning challenges; recommending appropriate strategies and services to enhance learning; providing ongoing coaching, support, strategies and techniques to maximize student success; consulting with academic teams to determine appropriate learning supports and/or accommodations within specific courses or program areas; promoting and facilitating engaging learning sessions and services; and developing on-line and social media based materials and supports to enhance student access to learning supports. The Learning Strategist is also required to assess and evaluate service outcomes of 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.

What you'll need

Qualifications

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 and coaching that effectively supports skill development in areas such as time management, organization, studying, reading, writing, comprehension, test preparation, memorization, and note-taking. 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 possess education or training related to learning disability/strategy specialization, with adult learners, or with assistive technologies or who have experience working/teaching in a post-secondary environment. Case management experience and collaborating with accommodation support agencies and organizations would also be considered an asset.

Other combinations of education and experience may be considered as equivalent. Subject to competition response, the minimum qualifications may be raised.

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.

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A little bit about us

New Brunswick Community College (NBCC)

With six Campuses across the province, New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) transforms lives and communities across New Brunswick and contributes to the social and economic prosperity of our province.

Why work with NBCC?

  • You want to make a difference. By working at NBCC, you can support students in achieving their educational and career aspirations, help meet the needs of employers and contribute to stronger communities across New Brunswick.
     
  • You want to belong to something bigger. NBCC welcomes the individual experiences and perspectives of our learners, our staff and our partners. We nurture a culture of belonging where everyone feels valued and has opportunities to add value. NBCC is an equal opportunity employer building a dynamic team that is representative of the communities and industries that we serve. 
     
  • We're one of the best places to work in Atlantic Canada. For three years in a row, we have been named one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers because of our commitment to families, community service and employee engagement. This includes, paid time off to volunteer, comprehensive benefits packages and professional development opportunities.

Are you interested?

Work With Us

NBCC offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes a competitive hourly salary of $30.11 to $36.33. 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 interested candidates must submit a detailed application and resume online, by January 22, 2019. All applications will be acknowledged upon receipt.