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MacEwan University

Academic Coordinator (Full-Time Continuing) - Centre for Professional Nursing Education - Faculty of Nursing



Job Description

MacEwan University inspires students through a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences. Located in culturally enriched, downtown Edmonton, our comprehensive undergraduate university offers over 65 programs to 19,000 full- and part-time students. With a dedication to teaching excellence informed by scholarly research and creative activity, MacEwan provides an exceptional collaborative and supportive learning environment with a commitment to environmental sustainability and opportunities for community engagement. In support of faculty professional development, unique and enhanced services are provided through the Centre for the Advancement of Faculty Excellence (CAFÉ).

MacEwan University has a long standing history of providing quality nursing education that is relevant and reflective of current nursing practice in the province and across Canada. The university’s Faculty of Nursing includes the Department of Nursing Science that offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) degree; the Department of Psychiatric Nursing that offers a Bachelor of Psychiatric Nursing (BPN), and a Psychiatric Nursing Diploma; as well as two centres. The Centre for Professional Nursing Education offers a mosaic of innovative continuing education programs grounded in evidence-based practice and responsive to a dynamic health care environment. The Clinical Simulation Centre (CSC) is 25,000 square feet of authentic clinical spaces that set the stage for students to practice skills and critical thinking in a realistic learning environment.

Applications are invited for a full-time Academic Coordinator position with the Centre for Professional Nursing Education in the Faculty of Nursing. The Academic Coordinator will be accountable for the ongoing coordination and management of programs within the Centre for Professional Nursing Education. Specific responsibilities will include recruitment of sessional faculty, coordination of clinical placements and curriculum maintenance and development. Reporting to the Director, Centre for Professional Nursing Education, the Academic Coordinator will work with faculty and staff to ensure the offerings are academically sound and financially sustainable.

The successful candidate should have a minimal of 5 years of clinical experience, post-secondary teaching experience with familiarity within online course delivery and curriculum development. Strong organization, leadership, writing skills and interpersonal skills with the ability to work as a team member are required. Previous project management experience is an asset. Preferred candidates will have a Master’s degree in Nursing or Education. Active licensure or eligibility for licensure with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta is required.

This position is included under the Employment Policy for Out of Scope Employees (D1015)

Questions should be directed to Shirley Galenza, Director, Centre for Professional Nursing Education at:

Applicants should forward a covering letter, curriculum vitae and the names of three references to the address below.

Employment Category:  Full-Time Continuing

Salary: Commensurate with education and experience       

Closing Date: Open until suitable candidate found

Competition No: 17.01.005

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

MacEwan University thanks all applicants for their interest in employment with us; however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Apply to:                     
Human Resources Department
MacEwan University
University Services Centre
10-600, 10700 104 Ave NW
Edmonton AB T5J 4S2
FAX: (780) 497-5430             

MacEwan University employment opportunities can be viewed by visiting our website at Click on Careers at MacEwan.

Contact Information

MacEwan Universitycareers@macewan.ca
Posting Date: 22-Mar-2017Nursing/Healthcare Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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