OL140 OC5 Leadership Foundations
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Date: Jun 7, 2021
Location: Other, CA
Company: Wilfrid Laurier University
Faculty/Academic Area: Faculty of Human & Social Sciences
Department : N/A
Employee Group: WLUFA
Requisition ID: 2020
Position Title: OL140 OC5 Leadership Foundations
Faculty/Academic Area: Faculty of Human and Social Sciences
Term: Winter 2022 (January 4 – April 25, 2022)
Hours per week/Hours Total: N/A
Anticipated Class Size: 125
Additional Course Requirements: None
This introductory course provides an overview of the leadership skills,
styles, activities, and approaches needed for today's organizations. Through
self-assessment and leadership case studies, students will gain insights into
effective leadership practices and behaviours.
This course has multiple sections and a common course outline. This course
will be coordinated. All instructors will be required to follow a proposed
Qualifications – Required: Master's Degree, PhD (Preferred)
Qualifications – Discipline: Leadership
Qualifications - Areas of Specialization: Organizational Leadership,
Leadership Studies. Prior teaching experience in Leadership. Please note
teaching experience limited to serving as a Teaching Assistant or to
delivering guest lectures will not be considered. In addition, applicants
whose Leadership Education qualifications are limited to the context of
elementary and/or secondary schools will not be considered.
Prior experience teaching online courses is preferred.
Salary: Online Learning Stipend $5,184.00 (Plus stipend of an additional
$65 per student for each student in excess of 25. The number of students per
course shall be based on the University's official count date.)
Application Deadline: June 15, 2021.
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Cover Letter. In their cover letter, candidates should include: A
clear and complete statement of pedagogical/teaching goals, objectives,
and catalysts for engaging in leadership education at the post-secondary
level. In addition, candidates should be able to explain how their work
and academic experience enhances their ability to teach the course for
which they have applied.
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original documents. Self-constructed summaries or aggregations of multiple
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Applicants will be required to submit proof of academic credentials for
highest degree prior to being awarded a contract. It is highly recommended
that applicants include this verification with their application.
Applications may be addressed to:
Dr. Rosemary A. McGowan
Leadership Program Coordinator
Faculty of Human and Social Sciences
c/o Judy Jakusz
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Posted on: June 1, 2021
Posting ends: June 15, 2021
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