Position Title Educational Developer (Internationalization and
Intercultural Competency) (Internal Posting)
Department/Unit Learning & Teaching
Posting Number S160-21
Employee Group DPMG
Position Type Term
Duration of Contract (if applicable) One (1) year
Employment Type Full Time
Full-time Equivalency (FTE) 1.0
Salary $68,116 - $92,158 per annum
About Dalhousie University
Dalhousie University is Atlantic Canada's leading research-intensive
university and a driver of the region's intellectual, social and economic
development. Located in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia, with an
Agricultural Campus in Truro/Bible Hill, Dalhousie is a truly national and
international university, with more than half of our 19,000 students coming
from outside of the province. Our 6,000 faculty and staff foster a vibrant,
purpose-driven community, that celebrated 200 years of academic excellence in
Dalhousie University identifies and offers innovation in programs, excellence
in teaching and pedagogy as one of its key strategic directions. Reporting to
the Director of the Centre for Learning and Teaching (CLT), and working
within the CLT team, the Educational Developer (Internationalization and
Intercultural Competency) will support CLT's programming and development
work, with a particular focus including, but not limited to, supporting
faculty and departments in the internationalization of curriculum and the
enhancement of intercultural communication and intercultural teaching
- Work directly with faculty and academic units to support educational
innovation and change. This includes designing workshops related to
intercultural competency, teaching and learning practices, and
internationalization of curriculum as well as discipline-specific workshops to
meet immediate teaching and learning needs.
- Design and facilitate developmental programming from conception to
evaluation and follow-up, with a particular but not sole focus on critical
approaches to international and intercultural education and the application of
critical frameworks to intercultural program design and resource development.
- Advise and coach domestic and international faculty on teaching
development, specifically as it relates to intercultural competency and
communication and internationalization of the curriculum.
- Lead and participate in specialized educational development activities and
workshops particularly aimed at faculty, part time academics, and graduate
- Conduct confidential consultations with individual faculty with a view to
improving the quality of teaching and learning. Advise and coach faculty in
the development of their teaching dossiers.
- Engage individually and collaboratively on research related to higher
education teaching and learning.
Applications for this position are restricted to current employees of
Please submit a letter of interest with your CV outlining how your work
experience and interests align with the position.
Masters Degree, preferably with an educational background in Intercultural
Communication, International Education or related field, with approximately
three to five years' professional experience in university teaching and/or
educational development (or equivalent combination of training and
experience) is required. The completion of, or concurrent registration in, a
relevant PhD and/or a certificate in cross-cultural training design preferred.
Ideally the successful candidate will have experience in a culturally diverse
academic setting and/or have international education experience. Demonstrated
engagement in scholarship related to teaching and learning in higher education
(through publications and presentations) is required. Must have proven
knowledge of intercultural communication models and theories, and their
application to teaching and resource development is required.
The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate proficiency in Dalhousie's
core and leadership competencies (https: // www. dal.ca/dept/leaders.html), in
- Self-Awareness & Professionalism
- Respect & Inclusion
- Knowledge & Thinking Skills
- Relationship Building
Dalhousie University supports a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Our total
compensation package includes a defined benefit pension plan, health and
dental plans, a health spending account, an employee and family assistance
program and a tuition assistance program.
This posting is restricted to current employees of Dalhousie University.
We sincerely appreciate all applications and note that only candidates
selected for an interview will be contacted directly by the hiring department
or Human Resources.
Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in
diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from
Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons,
women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and
all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For
more information, please visit www. dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.
Number of Vacancies One (1)
Open Date 06/07/2021
Close Date 06/14/2021
Open Until Filled No
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