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Teaching and Learning Administrator, Haskayne School of Business

Job ID: 20112

Updated: February 14, 2020

Location: Main Campus

Position Overview

The Haskayne School of Business is currently seeking a Full-time Regular Teaching and Learning Administrator .

This position will report to the Associate Dean, Teaching and Learning and primarily provide teaching and learning administrative support to faculty members in the school. The TLA with work collaboratively with the Teaching and Learning Specialist, Area Chairs, and other Teaching and Learning team members.

This position normally works Monday to Friday, 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M, 7 hours per day (35 hours per week), although extended or alternative hours (evenings and weekends) may be required based on the needs of the area.

Position Description

Summary of Key Responsibilities (job functions include but are not limited to):

Administration

  • Ensure administrative functions of teaching are supported; includes preparation and review of materials as required, submission of grades, administration of Learning Management System sites, etc.
  • Help prepare and coordinate course materials and assessments, with strong attention to detail due to high impact of error
  • Ensure all faculty are aware of events and deadlines related to T&L
  • Assist instructors with electronic grading
  • Provide support to areas to ensure that rooms and equipment required for classes are booked with appropriate University department
  • Streamline and oversee the process for ordering textbooks, cases, and other specialized classroom materials and maintain library reserve for appropriate materials
  • Document and archive teaching materials for future use
  • Coordinate transactional support for the hiring of Area Teaching Assistants (TAs)
  • Ensure completion of AACSB assessments and the Curriculum Alignment Tool in area courses
  • Ensure course materials comply with copyright guidelines
  • Review course materials to ensure compliance with University policies

Collaboration

  • Proactively support faculty in exploring links between quality curriculum, educational technology and classroom delivery to increase student engagement and teaching practice
  • Liaise across campus community to identify T&L best practices
  • Organize learning opportunities for faculty and staff

Other

  • Is familiar with the University of Calgary "Statement on Principles of Conduct" and conduct themself according to these Principles in all situations when acting on behalf of the University of Calgary
  • Expected to participate and contribute in self continuous learning, while working alongside others, to build a team that shares information, ideas, identify areas for improvement and recommend solutions to improve the productivity and quality within own working area and across teams
  • As a member of the Teaching and Learning team, work to:
    • Ensure that all work assigned is completed as required according to standards set by the Associate Dean, Teaching and Learning, Teaching and Learning Specialist, Area Chairs, and by the School & University
    • Ensure that the reports to manager (Associate Dean, Teaching and Learning) is kept informed of activities and progress of work
    • Ensure own actions are aligned with the School's and with the University's strategic direction, ethics, values, and professional standards

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • 3 to 5 years of progressive administrative experience
  • Completion of post-secondary certificate, diploma, or degree is required
  • Strong organizational skills and a service orientation is required
  • Must be open to learning and development, and be willing to accept new challenges and assignments
  • Ability to establish personal credibility within Haskayne School of Business and the University of Calgary is required
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively as a team member, nurture positive working relationships with faculty and staff at all levels of the organization as well as the student community are required
  • A positive attitude and ability to work independently and as part of a team are critical to success
  • Must have a clear speaking voice, strong listening skills, and an ability to ask questions to clarify request information
  • Must be able to remain calm in demanding situations and appropriately deal with stress resulting from these situations
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with moderate interruptions from phones, staff and other inquiries is required; this requires excellent time management skills to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Must be able to work with and adapt to shifting priorities
  • Must be able to understand and maintain confidentiality, demonstrate diplomacy and good judgement to be successful in the role
  • Demonstrated strong communication, team, and customer service skills, and an ability to exercise judgement within established guidelines is required
  • Intermediate/Advanced skills in Microsoft Office, Internet Skills, and an aptitude for learning and teaching new software skills is required
  • Knowledge of University core business systems is desirable.
  • Knowledge of basic office equipment such as printers and photocopiers is required

Application Deadline: February 21, 2020

We would like to thank all applicants in advance for submitting their resumes. Please note, only those candidates chosen to continue on through the selection process will be contacted.

Additional Information

This position is part of the AUPE bargaining unit, and falls under the Operational/Administrative Job Family, Phase 2.

To find out more about management and staff opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Management and Staff Careers website. For more information about the Haskayne School of Business, visit Careers in the Haskayne School of Business.

About the University of Calgary

The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit ucalgary.ca.

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their professional success while they are here. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply, however preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

 

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