Department / Faculty: Education
Course Name: S.T.: Leadership in Rural Education
Course Code: GCRD 6358 380
Academic Term: Summer Session II
Class Timetable: M-F 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Course Unit Value: 1.0
Start Date: 7/2/2013
End Date: 7/25/2013
Qualifications: A PhD in Education is preferred. A MAEd or MEd will be considered with at least five years’ of recent and relevant experience in rural schools particularly in the areas of rural education leading to an understanding of the diversity, benefits and challenges afforded teachers and learners in rural communities and schools. Teaching undergraduate and/or graduate education courses would be an advantage as would experience in teaching courses on rural education coupled with leadership in rural education. Knowledge of the educational system in the local context and familiarity with national issues in rural education initiatives and research also will be an asset.
Duties: Preparation, teaching, student consultation, grading and marking, distribution of student evaluation questionnaires, involvement in student appeals, and other duties appropriate to the appointment. All distance (DLCE) courses require completion of current technology orientation from DLCE.
Additional Duties: This course will be taught in Musquodoboit, NS. In Summer II, the time frame for summer courses has been expanded to include blocks of study time. This coursewill run from July 2 through July 25. Class meetings will take place between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm during this session. This course will include 72 hours of face-to-face instructional time and 36 hours of study time. Instructors will be required to include the specific dates and times of face-to-face meetings. While instructors have the flexibility to distribute study-time hours in ways that they feel will best support their students’ in-course work, this time should not be used to allow students to complete pre-course assignments nor to end the term before July 25.
Remuneration: Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Mount Saint Vincent University and CUPE 3912

The following is the current stipend schedule contained in the Collective Agreement, including 6% vacation pay. Stipends listed correspond to a full unit (1.0) course. Contract stipends will be prorated according to the course unit value.



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This position is subject to budgetary approval and is dependent on adequate enrolment in the course. The precise course section number posted here may be subject to adjustment.
How to apply: Send your letter of application accompanied by current curriculum vitae (CV) and the names of three references to the contact name and address provided below.

Dr. Allan Neilsen, Faculty of Education
Mount Saint Vincent University,
166 Bedford Highway,
Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3M 2J6.
DIRECTIONS TO APPLICANTS: Please merge all application components into one (1) PDF document and send via email to the address indicated in the posting. Your PDF document name should include: Applicant name, month and year, e.g., SMITH.JANE.FEB.2013.PDF
Application deadline: 3/14/2013
Mount Saint Vincent University is committed to the principles of employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates including women, aboriginal persons, visible minorities and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Priority will be given to Canadians and permanent residents. Qualified applicants with precedence under the Collective Agreement with CUPE 3912 will be considered first for appointment.