Other Academic Vacancy 802-028-17

Other Academic (Vacancy Number: 802-028-17)

Extended Education
Position start date: See Below
Closing date for applications: Review of applications will begin June 22, 2017 and will continue until filled
Position number: n/a
Title: Instructor: Labor Relations
Salary Range: See Below
Posting Information

Instructor: Labor Relations
Extended Education
- University of Manitoba

Extended Education is seeking an experienced, academically credentialed, subject matter expert to instruct the following course:

HRM 0202 ? Labour Relations

This course is offered as part of the Applied Human Resource Management program, which is ideally suited for internationally educated professionals seeking a pathway towards professional success in Manitoba and beyond. The Labour Relations course is designed to examine the employee relations framework within Canada including its legal, political, social, economic and ecological subsystems. Key topics include union-management relations, collective bargaining and administration, dispute resolution strategies and processes, accommodations and respectful workplaces. Special attention is given to the strategies that managers can utilize in order to work effectively and fairly with employers, and deal with difficult situations in both unionized and non-unionized environments. Throughout the course, students will explore and gain a better understanding of how key players act and interact.

Topics include:
? Industrial Relations
? Economic, Social, Political and Legal Environments
? Negotiations
? Collective Agreement Administration, Grievances and Strikes
? Third Party Dispute Resolution Procedures, Impacts of Unions, and Public Sector Issues.

The responsibilities of the position include:
? Delivering 18 hours of face-to-face classes to international students;
? Creating student assessments and exams original to each section;
? Grading assignments and exams;
? Preparing supplementary course materials.

Access to a personal computer is a requirement of this position.

There are two daytime sections of this course; the tentative schedule is as follows:

? Section 1: September 21 - December 15, Thursdays 8:30 am ? 10:30 am

? Section 2: September 21 - December 15, Thursdays 11:45 am ? 1:45 pm

You may apply for one or both of the above sections (please indicate clearly in your cover letter).

Remuneration per section is $1,700.

Applicants must have an undergraduate degree or a suitable combination of post-secondary education, professional certification and work experience in the field of Human Resource Management. A CPHR designation would be an asset. In addition, applicants should have experience in adult learning and teaching, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and be highly organized. Applicants must be committed to life-long learning and embrace a learner-centered approach to teaching. The ability to engage students in their learning environment and a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion are an integral part of the position. Assets also include experience instructing at a post-secondary level, using teaching & learning technology (e.g. UMLearn), and demonstrated leadership skills.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Chiedza Chando at Chiedza.Chando@umanitoba.ca. On your cover letter, please indicate clearly the vacancy number associated with this posting. The review of applications will begin immediately. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those advancing in the selection process will be contacted.

The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Manitoba). Please note that resumes may be provided to participating members of the search process.

Questions? Contact the Academic advertising coordinator, Kathy Niziol at (204) 474-7195.