Educational Developer, Curriculum & Assessment

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Educational Developer, Curriculum & Assessment

Date Posted: 01/08/2021
Req ID: 2451
Faculty/Division: Joseph L. Rotman School of Management
Department: Rotman Commerce
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


About us:

The Rotman School of Management is part of the University of Toronto, a global centre of research and academic excellence at the heart of Canada’s commercial and financial capital. Rotman is a catalyst for transformative learning, insights and public engagement, bringing together diverse views and initiatives around a defining purpose: to create value for business and society. We make a fundamental promise - Here’s where it changes - to our students, our partners and the broader community. Everyone at Rotman, faculty and staff, plays a role in bringing that promise to life.

Your opportunity:

The Rotman Commerce program is offered jointly by the Rotman School of Management and the Faculty of Arts and Science. It is a highly respected, highly competitive program within the business, financial and academic communities. Rotman Commerce serves approximately 2900 in-program undergraduate business studentsas well as over 13,000 graduates of the Bachelor of Commerce program. It offers its students a rich and rigorous academic program alongside ample opportunities to develop themselves personally and professionally.

The Rotman Commerce Centre for Professional Skills (CPS) is a growing centre within Rotman Commerce with the mandate of supporting Rotman Commerce students in developing a core suite of professional skills (e.g. communication, teamwork, self-development, intercultural, and technical skills) via cumulative curricular and co-curricular touch points throughout their degree.

As the Educational Developer, Curriculum & Assessment, you will support the development and implementation of instructional programs focusing on professional competencies. You will provide curriculum-design expertise with a scholarly and evidence-based approach and help improve the learning experience of students and the teaching experience of instructors. You will bring a good understanding of pedagogical literature and provide advice on educational assessment and evaluation. You will conduct research on educational trends and best practices to teach professional skills. And you will work collaboratively with faculty and staff to develop, implement, and evaluate synchronous and asynchronous programming designed to build the professional skills of Rotman Commerce students.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Developing and implementing components of instructional programs
  • Developing instructional design plans for use in teaching contexts involving educational technologies
  • Planning and overseeing the implementation of an evaluation framework for assigned projects
  • Conducting detailed analysis and evaluation to inform program planning activities
  • Advising instructors on strategies for developing and delivering curriculum
  • Advising others on the development and evaluation of course and training materials
  • Collecting data to identify future academic programming needs and key areas of interest
  • Analyzing internal and external trends and recommending educational programming improvements related to teaching and learning

Essential Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Education ,or acceptable combination of equivalent education and experience
  • Minimum five (5) years experience in educational development, including a minimum of two (2) years in post-secondary education
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with university-level instruction, program planning, facilitation, consultation, curriculum development, and faculty development
  • Demonstrated engagement in the scholarship of teaching and learning (through publications, presentations, or equivalent)
  • Applied knowledge of online educational tools, demonstrated expertise in educational pedagogy, including experience in pedagogical principles, delivery and evaluation of online learning is required
  • Demonstrated experience in working with faculty and staff to develop online curricular and co-curricular content
  • Demonstrated experience developing assessment and evaluation frameworks for curricular programs
  • Demonstrated experience with research and analytical skills
  • Good working knowledge of Quercus or similar learning management systems
  • Strong ability to support the innovative use of instructional technologies for teaching, learning and research
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent facilitation and presentation skills
  • Strong organizational skills; proven project management skills
  • Excellent collaboration skills with the ability to work well under pressure, both individually and as a team member
  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities and deadlines
  • Demonstrated initiative, innovation, and project completion skills

Assets (Nonessential):

  • Course or degree experience in Program Evaluation
  • Experience working in a professional faculty
  • Experience or expertise in developing professional or academic skills for post-secondary students
  • Pedagogical research interests that align with the CPS's mandate

To be successful in this role you will be:

  • Adaptable
  • Communicator
  • Cooperative
  • Motivated self-learner
  • Problem solver
  • Resourceful

Closing Date: 02/24/2021, 11:59PM ET
Employee Group: USW
Appointment Type: Budget - Continuing
Schedule: Full-Time
Pay Scale Group & Hiring Zone: USW Pay Band 14 -- $78,618 with an annual step progression to a maximum of $100,542. Pay scale and job class assignment is subject to determination pursuant to the Job Evaluation/Pay Equity Maintenance Protocol.
Job Category: Research Administration & Teaching

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

Diversity Statement
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see

Accessibility Statement
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact [email protected].
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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Job No:
Posted: 2/11/2021
Application Due: 4/12/2021
Work Type: Full Time