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Professor, Public Safety (4 Positions)
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Oakville, ON, CANADA; Brampton, ON, CANADA; Mississauga, ON, CANADA; Toronto, ON, CANADA;
Job Category: Training and Education ; Other Training and Education Jobs
Job Industry: Education
Job Career Level: Experienced
Number Of Positions: 4
Date Posted: Feb 7, 2013

Sheridan College is one of Canada's leading postsecondary institutions dedicated to the provision of outstanding academic programs and the support of student and graduate success. We deliver an exceptional educational experience in an environment renowned for innovation and creativity. Program options range from one-year certificates to four-year degrees in the arts, business, community service and technology fields. Sheridan serves 18,000 full-time and 35,000 continuing education students at our campuses in Oakville, Brampton and Mississauga.

Sheridan employees will enjoy:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Generous vacation entitlement
  • Excellent benefits package with Sun Life
  • Defined benefit pension plan
  • Employee assistance programs
  • On-site fitness facilities include: weight rooms, cardio rooms, and squash courts, as well as karate, yoga, pilates, rock climbing and other instructional activities.

In addition, we offer professional development opportunities to promote career development and success in the workplace, including:

  • Professional Development funding
  • Reduced fees for Continuing Education courses
  • Tuition Reimbursement


Please note Sheridan College only accepts applications using Resume Basic. Please refer to our online application guide and FAQ section to learn more about the application process. Sheridan's Online Application Guide & FAQs

Note: Credentials obtained outside of Canada require an evaluation to determine the Canadian educational equivalence. This evaluation must support the educational requirements for the position as a condition of employment. For further information, visit:
World Education Services

Sheridan is looking for four outstanding individuals to join our faculty team.  The Faculty of Applied Health and Community Studies invites applications for full-time faculty positions to deliver curriculum in the Public Safety Programs.  Professors in the Public Safety Programs teach a range of subjects that could include but are not limited to: the Canadian justice system, offender management, investigations, surveillance, criminology, crisis intervention, conflict management, victim issues, risk assessment, emergency management, and public administration. . The successful candidate will also be involved in new course and program development, industry networking, learning partnership initiatives, internal college initiatives and collegial support projects.

Sheridan faculty provide academic leadership to programs and courses within their areas of expertise and contribute to the creation of a learning-centred environment where students can develop to their full potential. They also contribute to College, Faculty and program excellence by collaborating on a variety of initiatives such as new program development, applied research and alternative delivery strategies.

Professors are responsible for:

  • Ensuring that program and course curricula are current, relevant and reflective of best practices within the relevant professional/program disciplines;
  • Defining, evaluating and validating learning outcomes for courses and programs;
  • Creating an effective environment for learning which accommodates students' diverse cultural and educational backgrounds, experiences and individual learning styles;
  • Designing appropriate strategies and tools for facilitating and assessing student learning that are invitational and reflective of best practices in teaching and learning;
  • Developing appropriate strategies and tools to assess student performance that are consistent with the learning outcomes of the course and address multiple learning styles;
  • Developing multi-media materials and alternative delivery strategies, and incorporating appropriate educational technologies into the learning process.

Professors also ensure that students are aware of course and program learning outcomes, learning strategies and evaluation techniques; provide individual tutoring and academic counselling; and evaluate student progress/achievement.

• Masters degree in justice studies, public safety, criminology or a related field, PhD preferred;
• Relevant professional experience in community safety, including but not limited to: corrections, investigations, policing,  and emergency management;
• Knowledge and previous teaching/training experience in the areas of offender management, crisis intervention and conflict resolution, criminal and civil law, surveillance, forensics, defensive techniques, leadership, diversity, and equity an asset;
• Formal studies and practical experience in adult or higher education an asset; committed to excellence in teaching and learning and to working within a team environment;
• Ability to convey the conceptual and applied aspects of curriculum to a broad range of students;
• Superior working knowledge of legislative changes and standard requirements;
• Candidates with experience in teaching and curriculum development at the post-secondary level or equivalent experience as a trainer in public safety preferred;
• Excellent communications and interpersonal skills; 
• Strong network of active professional contacts with relevant law enforcement and community agencies;

Appointment Details:
Employee Group: Academic
Faculty: Applied Health and Community Studies
Campus: Davis (May be assigned activity at any Sheridan campus)
Salary Range: $58,946 - $102,186 (based on relevant
educational qualifications and experience)
Application Deadline: February 22, 2013
Start Date: August 12, 2013

To be considered for this position, an on-line application is required. Please click on the "Apply for this job" button to proceed with your application. Please review Sheridan's Online Application Guide & FAQs; before you begin.

Note: Credentials obtained outside of Canada require an evaluation to determine the Canadian educational equivalence. This evaluation must support the educational requirements for the position as a condition of employment. For further information, visit:
World Education Services

Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Aboriginal People, and persons with disabilities.

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