Professor, Accessible Media Production – Mohawk College

Status: Part Time

Hours: Monday to Friday, between 8:00 am and 10:00 pm

Campus: Fennell

Payband: Not applicable

Salary Range: Commensurate with education and experience

Posting Date: July 27th, 2021

Closing Date: August 9th, 2021 at 7:00pm EST


The Creative Industries Department, part of the McKeil School of Business, School of Communications, Creative Industries & Liberal Studies, invites applications for the position of a part-time (Accessible Media Production) professor. The successful candidate will be required to teach the following course:

• Captioning & Description

• Disability Legislation

• Inclusive Writing & Communication

• Assistive Technology & Testing

Faculty must be adept at delivering program content online using a Universal Design for Learning framework and ensuring all content is presented in an accessible format. Under the direction of the Associate Dean, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing academic leadership and for developing an effective learning environment for students.


The duties of this position will include, but are not limited to the following:

Create a positive, engaging and inclusive learning environment for students, both in synchronous and asynchronous online learning environments, incorporating the use of educational technologies and principles of universal design for learning (UDL).
Employ a variety of teaching and learning strategies that promote active learning and building community in the online learning environment.
Utilize a variety of assessment techniques to evaluate student progress and achievement of learning outcomes.
Assess industry trends and student feedback, revising curriculum and course materials as required.
Experience with the use of Canvas LMS platform and Description software (i.e. SpeakEasy DV, CapScribe, etc.) is an asset.


The successful applicant must have:

Relevant post-secondary education.
5 to 10 years of experience working in the described video/audio description field.
Practical knowledge in relevant software
Is flexible with teaching hours and training with college MyCanvas learning management software system.
Prior teaching experience at the post-secondary level.
Demonstrated commitment and understanding of human rights, equity, diversity and inclusion with the ability to communicate and work effectively inter-culturally and accessibly with diverse groups of students, employees and the community.
The successful candidate must have an ability to relate theoretical knowledge and practical applications through innovative delivery methods so as to provide a meaningful learning environment for students of diverse backgrounds and ages. The ability to work as a part of a team and demonstration of excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential.

Faculty members hired at Mohawk College must be prepared to teach with a learner-centered approach and to assist in the development and application of alternate delivery methods. He/she may be assigned to teach classes at any College Campus.

Mohawk College is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please contact the HR Department at (905) 575-2047.

Mohawk College is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Please click here to apply.