Algonquin College
Perth, ON

Full-Time Professor - Television Broadcasting

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Reports to:

Chair, Media Studies


Media Studies (Dan Pihlainen)

Position Type:

Full-Time Academic

Salary Range:

Sc heduled Weekly Hours:


Anticipated Start Date:

June 01, 2019

Length of Contract:

Posting Information

Employees who are internal candidates, as defined by the Academic Collective Agreement, will be given first consideration.

Posting Closing Date:

April 29, 2019

Please note: jobs are posted until 12:01 am on the job closing date.

Job Description:

Salary range is $63,971 to $110,897 per annum, established in terms of relevant educational qualifications and experience.

Under the direction of the Chair, Media Studies, the Professor, is responsible for facilitating and guiding learning and providing an effective learning environment for all students. The professional responsibilities include:

The design/revision/updating of courses, including:

  • consulting with program and course administrators and other faculty members, advisory committees and a variety of potential employers and students
  • defining learning outcomes and evaluating and validating these outcomes
  • specifying and approving learning approaches, necessary resources, etc.
  • incorporating educational technologies to meet the learning needs of 21st Century students
  • reviewing and revising curriculum and participating in professional development activities during non-teaching periods

The teaching of assigned courses, including:

  • delivery of regularly scheduled instruction in the Fall, Winter, or Summer terms in home department or across departments
  • ensuring student awareness of course learning outcomes and evaluation techniques
  • providing tutoring and academic advising for students both in and out of class
  • providing a learning environment which makes effective use of available resources including educational technologies
  • evaluating student progress/achievement and assuming responsibility for the overall assessment of the student’s work within assigned courses
  • the development and creation of a learning environment that is conducive to success for all students

The provision of academic leadership, including:

  • providing guidance to students, to instructors, and to part-time professors relative to the professor’s teaching assignments
  • participating in the work of curriculum and other consultative committees, and departmental/faculty meetings
  • liaising with community members, engaging in program, Department, School or Faculty, and College promotion
  • remaining current in the field of study and maintain awareness of emerging trends and practices related to teaching and learning in higher education
  • modeling the College values – Caring. Learning. Integrity. Respect.

Required Qualifications

  • Advanced diploma (3 years) in Broadcasting, Television or a related discipline/field. Bachelor’s degree would be an asset. Ontario College Graduate Certificate will be considered.
  • Minimum 2 years of teaching experience, or equivalent, preferably in a postsecondary setting
  • Minimum 5 years practical experience related to the field of study
  • Experience in a live broadcast environment is required. Producer or director experience is considered an asset
  • Experience in using a media management delivery system
  • Video and or film editing experience in a professional setting
  • Live control room experience is required. Live control room experience as a director or produce is considered an asset
  • Significant experience in the media and entertainment business with a deep understanding of the
  • evolving nature of the media landscape (including digital) and changing audience needs
  • Exceptional computer skills and familiarity with content management and news gathering systems
  • Knowledge of, and confidence in teaching the technical components of a Television Studio, including the Ross Carbonite switcher, Ross XPression Character Generator, video servers, audio consoles, studio & robotic cameras
  • Demonstrated knowledge of student success strategies in a postsecondary setting
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the use of educational technologies; experience in the development and delivery of hybrid and online curriculum is considered an asset
  • Highly effective communication, presentation, and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated skill in Algonquin College’s preferred teaching competencies as set out in the Professor of the 21st Century document:
  • Evidence of commitment to the success of all learners

Algonquin College values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We offer an inclusive work environment and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. However internal candidates will receive first consideration based on qualifications. If you are invited for an interview, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you may require. Workplace accommodations are available. While we thank all those who apply, only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

For a copy of the complete job description please contact Human Resources

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Category: Television
Algonquin College
K7H 1X7
Perth, ON, CA
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Posted: Apr 15, 2019
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