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Douglas College

Facilitator - LINC Co-Design

Douglas, MB
Full Time
4 days ago
Position Details

Position Title Facilitator - LINC Co-Design Posting Number 01337SA Location Various Douglas College Campuses/Satellite Campuses Grade or Pay Level - Salary Range TBD Position Type Training Group Contract Employment Posting Type Internal/External Regular/Temporary Temporary Employment Type Full-Time and Part-Time Posting Category Training Group Start Date 12/13/2021 End Date 12/15/2022 Day of the Week Mondays to Fridays Shift See Work Arrangements Work Arrangements
36 hours per week between Monday and Friday until March 31, 2022 and 28 hours per week thereafter.

Schedule dependent on project planning and co-facilitator hours.

Locations: Douglas College Surrey, New Westminster campus, and online.

What Douglas Offers
DO what you love. Be good at it. That's how Douglas College defines a great career. It's a philosophy that resonates through our classrooms, our offices and our boardrooms. It inspires our students and drives us to make Douglas College one of BC's Top Employers. We love what we do. And we're looking for passionate, motivated people to join us in making one of Canada's best colleges even better.
The Role
Using a human-centred, universal design approach, the Facilitator for LINC Co-Design provides curriculum & materials design/development and implementation in a 20-week digital literacy-focused LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada) program for both newcomers with low tech and language skills while assisting technology-shy LINC instructors to develop their skills. The program will take place in a settlement and workplace integration context to develop a co-designed online learning experience that raises the digital skills and confidence of both newcomers and teachers and the language skills of newcomers.

The Facilitator for LINC Co-Design will work closely with the Lead Facilitator for LINC Co-Design, an internal team in the Training Group, external subject matter experts and a research team to assist and support technology awareness, workplace-focused language development and wrap-around settlement support through small group facilitation and one-to-one coaching. In a project-based learning setting, participants will develop critical thinking/problem solving, communication, self-management and collaboration skills in addition to improving digital and language skills.

The successful applicant must be familiar with online delivery platforms and tools and be able to help participants navigate them. Newcomer participants are assessed at Canadian Language Benchmark Level 2-3.


    •Assist the Lead Facilitator with focus groups, program marketing, participant recruitment, and research components. •Adapt digital literacy curriculum for CLB levels 2-3 in a settlement and workplace integration context that aligns with the full range of the activities of the project. •Develop appropriate class materials to facilitate digital upskilling that align with the full range of activities of the project and the human-centred, universal design approach. •Anticipate and respond to emerging digital skills needs as the project develops. •Show participants how skills they are acquiring in the project are transferable to the workplace and settlement contexts. •Administer and debrief digital literacy assessments. •Support researchers in data collection and reporting. •Identify and contribute to materials collection stored according to Douglas College Records Information Management ( RIM ) requirements. •Collaborate with CCSP and facilitation team to create a calendar of events and activities, including organizing field trips, guest speakers and consultations with project experts. •Maintain participant progress records adhering to privacy requirements. •Contribute to quarterly and annual reporting as required.

To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need
    •Undergraduate degree and Teaching English as a Second Language qualifications equivalent to TESL Canada standard 1. •Minimum of 3 years classroom experience, including online experience. •Experience working with newcomers, including knowledge and understanding of their capacities and anxieties and an awareness of trauma-informed approaches to settlement. •Strong computer skills, including knowledge of digital hardware and software, including platforms for online delivery, apps and programs relevant to education, language learning, work, and settlement. •Knowledge of LINC . •Ability to guide, support and challenge participants, while giving them autonomy and control. •Strong organizational skills and solid classroom management skills. •Demonstrated ability in identifying and addressing client needs. •Proven ability to work effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary team with capacity to take initiative and easily adapt to change. •Strong interpersonal and exceptional communication (verbal and written) skills. •Successful completion of a Criminal Record Check. A criminal record will not automatically result in your application for employment being denied. •A vehicle and valid B.C. Driver's license or reliable alternative transportation.

Link to Full Position Profile Diversity Statement
Douglas College is committed to being a workplace that is free of discrimination, that values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the communities we serve.
Needs a Criminal Records Check Yes

Open Date 12/02/2021 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant
Interested applicants must submit their application and all required documents online.
Please ensure your resume clearly explains how you meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the position for which you are applying.

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