The individual is responsible for researching and documenting information regarding industry needs and trends for new programs to be potentially offered/administered by the Centre for Distance Education. This includes programs similar to ones already present in the industry or new programs emerging in niche fields.
- Experience with Microsoft Office
- Interpersonal skills, with strong written and oral communication skills
- Good analytical and numerical skills
- Accuracy and attention to detail
- The ability to use initiative
- Excellent organizational skills; able to meet deadlines
- Problem-solving skills
- Flexibility and drive
- Works well individually and as a team member
- Post-secondary education assessment and delivery experience
- Information Technology experience
- Moodle (Learning Management System) knowledge
- Working towards earning a BA or MBA
Information will be collected from various sources. Some examples:
- Internet research
- Input from Instructors
- Input from Students
- Examining courses offered from other colleges
- Offering Institution
- Program Title
- Program duration in hours & weeks
- Job trends from the Federal Department of Human Resources
- Employment rate/outlook, pay scales (if available)
- Job titles/descriptions for which program will prepare students/graduates for entry-level
- employment NOC 4-digit code
- Knowledge and skills most often found in advertisements for this job
- Industry requirements/regulations
- Provincial or national examination (if available)
Topics of relevancy:
- Is the course / module suitable for distance education training?
- Do we have the human resources to deliver the appropriate information?
- Is it economically feasible?
- Is it market viable?