Facilitators - Student Success Program - Webster Centre for Teaching and Learning

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Staff Position
Closing Date: 
Thursday, August 9, 2012
Date of Posting: 
July 29, 2012
Webster Centre for Teaching and Learning - Student Success Program
Part-Time Term Position
Hours of Work: 

8 - 10 hours per week

$2,500 per section

September 10, 2012 B November 30, 2012 (Term may be reduced or extended depending on performance, available funding and departmental requirements.)

To create a list for possible positions:
The Webster Centre for Teaching and Learning is seeking qualified individuals to assist with the delivery of the Student Success Program (SSP101), an initiative which has proven to make a significant contribution to student success and retention. Students are either referred to the Student Success Program as a condition of their Academic Probation status or register voluntarily as a means to improve their learning and study skills. As numbers fluctuate year to year, Facilitators may be required on short notice to deliver sections of this program. For September 2012, one or more facilitators will be required.
• to deliver up to three sections the Student Success Program over a 10-12 week period
(each section requires 2 contact hours per week in a classroom setting and 1 hour responding to students on Moodle (Learning Management System)
• to meet with each student individually twice per semester
• assess each student's completion and satisfaction of the Program requirements ( note: there are no examinations or final grades for this non-credit Program)
• flexible work hours required

Facilitators will ideally have Bachelor of Education degree (with a minimum of 2 years teaching) or a Masters degree in Adult Education, Education or a related discipline. A combination of relevant education and experience working in a post secondary environment would be considered. Experience in group facilitation including advanced public speaking skills with the ability to guide and motivate students is essential. Relevant computer skills required.

Application Instructions: 

Please submit electronically a cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and references to be received no later than the closing date to employment@upei.ca. Please ensure that your first and last name and the competition number are included in the email subject line. You can also apply in person to the Human Resources Department, Kelley Building, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3, Fax Number (902) 894-2895.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment.

Only those applicants who are invited to an interview will be acknowledged.

Successful Candidate(s): 

J. Puiras
R. Campbell
W. Chalmers

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.
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