University of Regina Distance and Distributed Strategic Learning Task Force Part Time in Regina, SK

University of Regina

Branch Regina SK CA

Distance and Distributed Strategic Learning Task Force
Regina, SK

A suitable combination of experience and education may be considered. The objectives of the Task Force are to:….

Special Instructions to Applicants
If you require further information regarding this competition please contact the faculty/department you are applying to.

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

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CUPE Information (CUPE postings only)

Flexible Learning Division – CCE
Employee Group
CUPE 2419
Position Title
Student Position – Distance and Distributed Strategic Learning Task Force
Salary Range
As per CUPE 2419 Collective Agreement
Duration (if term)
January – May 2018
Part-Time %

Work Hours:
Pay Grade
As Per CUPE 2419
Position Summary
General Information
The Distance and Distributed Learning Committee (DDLC), is seeking a graduate student to fill the position of research assistant/writer to the Distance and Distributed Learning Strategic Planning Task Force.
The Distance and Distributed Learning Strategic Planning Task Force is under the direction of the DDLC. The objectives of the Task Force are to:

1) Take the recommendations of the University of Regina 2015 Strategic Plan, peyak aski kikawinaw, with respect to distributed and distance learning and create an institutional pathway towards the implementation of those recommendations.
2) As part of the above objective, examine and revise/refine as appropriate the U of R’s vision for distance and distributed education over the next 5 years. (This includes integrating the vision of the various departments and Faculties.)
3) Recommend the appropriate level of online and other distance/distributed courses at the University of Regina, including identifying which academic programs should be delivered entirely at a distance and/or online, and well as making recommendations on how that development should be promoted and funded. As part of this process, examine the role of other flexible learning opportunities (including continuous intake online courses) as appropriate options for students.

Role of the Incumbent
The role of the incumbent will include, but may not be restricted to: researching, surveying, collecting and analyzing data, leading input sessions, writing meeting notes, and drafting the plan.
This position will be for approximately four months and will commence approximately the end of January, likely concluding in May. This is a part-time position of approximately 10 hours/weekly, with varying hours of work.
This position will answer to the Head, Flexible Learning Division.
The Committee requires a minimum of an undergraduate degree, with preference to those that are working towards a graduate degree. A suitable combination of experience and education may be considered. Preference will be given those that have experience taking a course through distributed modes (eg. Fully online, LIVE-streamed, Blended).

The successful candidate must have:

  • Experiential knowledge of distributed learning, with preference to

those who have studied in one or more of the following distributed
modes of delivery: online, blended, LIVE-streamed

  • Ability to locate related literature
  • Ability to survey other universities’ strategic initiatives
  • Experience in data collection using Qualtrics
  • Experience in data dissemination
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills as part of a team
  • The ability to work independently
  • Experience as a advanced user of Microsoft Office Suite
  • The ability to use Excel at an advanced level

Required Applicant Documents:
Cover Letter
Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Posting Date
Closing Date
Diversity Statement
The University of Regina is committed to an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the community that we serve. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University’s employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code.
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Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Regina, SK, CA
Posted on: 2018-01-10
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