University Health Network Continuing Education Diabetes Course Facilitator in Toronto, Ontario

Continuing Education Diabetes Course Facilitator - Toronto, Ontario

The Michener Institute is Canada’s only post-secondary institution devoted exclusively to the applied health sciences professions. In January 2016 the Michener Institute integrated with University Health Network and has become the Michener Institute of Education at UHN. Offering full-time, part-time and continuing education programs, The Michener Institute is committed to providing its students with Best Experience, Best Education . Through an innovative healthcare curriculum and an engaging learning environment, The Michener Institute prepares learners to become competent and highly skilled allied health professionals.

Continuing Education (CE) Diabetes Course Facilitator

Contract, Casual (As per Work Agreements)

Working with the Continuing Education Department, the CE Diabetes Course Facilitator actively provides support to students registered in online diabetes courses. Please see below for a full description of facilitator responsibilities.

Position Summary

  • Remains current in their subject area; ensuring credentials are maintained and submitted to Michener

  • Is fully familiar with course content, format, resources, all assignments and grading rubrics

  • Provides a clear overview to students of the goals, outline, assignments / grading rubrics at the start of the course

  • Promotes student engagement throughout the course via the discussion board, email and/or scheduled webinars as applicable; and invites and responds to questions regularly (within 48 hours) re: course content, format and assignments

  • Monitors student progress, maintains course operations and identifies to the CE department issues that may affect either

  • Assesses student performance using evaluation rubrics and provides effective feedback within 1 month of assignment completion (and prior to the next assignment date)

  • Arrives prior to the workshop to ensure the necessary AV and room arrangement is set up and that all is well organized for student learning

  • During the workshop provides a clear overview to students of the goals, outline, assignments / evaluation rubrics

  • Manages group discussions through group norms, reinforcement, redirects, etc., and invites and responds to questions openly

  • Liaise closely with the Continuing Education Department, ensuring communication and documentation are handled effectively

  • Ensures that Michener’s academic and continuing education policies and processes are adhered to by both faculty and students

Position Qualifications :

  • Relevant education and experience as a Certified Diabetes Educator

  • Knowledge of the subject matter covered in the program

  • Understanding of and commitment to learner centered education

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with attention to detail

  • Familiarity with online course pedagogic principles

  • Knowledge of and access to Microsoft Office

  • Ability to implement and evaluate programs through e-learning using the Blackboard virtual learning environment and course management system

  • Excellent problem solving and critical decision making skills

If you are interested in applying for this contract position, please forward your resume with a covering letter to Debbie Warner, Manager of Continuing Education dwarner@michener.ca

Applications will be accepted until December 7, 2016

The Michener Institute

Human Resources

222 St. Patrick Street

Toronto, ON, M5T 1V4

For further information on The Michener Institute, please visit our website at www.michener.ca at http://www.michener.ca/ .