Learner Pathways Facilitator

Saskatchewan - Saskatchewan (SK),

Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Job Description:

Competition Number

Posting Title
Learner Pathways Facilitator


Multiple Locations (Please check posting details)

Other Location(s)
Saskatchewan Polytechnic Saskatoon Campus, Saskatchewan Polytechnic Moose Jaw Campus, Saskatchewan Polytechnic Regina Campus, Saskatchewan Polytechnic Prince Albert Campus


Other Building

Date Posted

Closing Date


Start Date

End Date

Open Until Filled


Category of work
Part Time (Full Time Hours)

Bargaining Unit

Hours of Work
1442.75 hours

Salary Range
As per instructional grid

Temporary Market Stipend


Total Assigned days (AC) / Total Hours per biweekly pay


Posting Status

Job Duties/Qualifications, Skills and Abilities(QSA)

Job Duties

Job Duties

Your role as a full time instructor at Saskatchewan Polytechnic will be supported through instructional materials, ongoing employer provided training, and our requisite Adult Teaching and Learning Advanced Certificate program.

Primary Responsibility: Provide training and products to assist all four Saskatchewan Polytechnic campuses in meeting the growing demands for the assessment of prior learning and the recognition of non-formal or experiential learning. Availability to travel is an expectation of this position.

Reporting to the Saskatchewan Polytechnic Learner Pathways director, the Learner Pathways facilitator will be responsible for the following duties:
1. Organize workshops for faculty

on outcome-based, flexible assessment for recognition of prior learning (RPL), including Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR).
2. Advise faculty on the design and construction of reliable and credible RPL assessment tools.
3. Advise faculty and staff on PLAR processes.
4. Provide ongoing consultation to deans, chairs, faculty, staff and industry on PLAR and Transfer Credit projects.
5. Advocate for PLAR and Transfer Credit policies and practices.
6. Advise and assist faculty in developing articulation agreements and MOUs for credit equivalency or transfer.
7. Liaise with personnel from other institutions in support of establishing and renewing articulation agreements and MOUs.
8. Support the Director, Learner Pathways on Academic Model projects.
9. Support the Director, Learner Pathways on new degree proposals.
10. Support programs in setting up Dual Credit delivery of courses.
11. Conduct research to create new RPL knowledge.
12. Perform other duties as assigned by the Saskatchewan Polytechnic Learner Pathways director such as facilitating prior learning assessment for industry.


Specific Accountabilities


Required Qualifications, Skills and Abilities (QSA)

1.Master of Education Degree with specific coursework in evaluation or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
2. Working knowledge of prior learning assessment and recognition theory and practices, as demonstrated by having worked with staff and students facilitating RPL and PLAR.
3. Working knowledge of methods for articulating credit through equivalency or transfer processes.
4. Experience and/or training in curriculum design, implementation and evaluation of training in the post-secondary vocational environment.
5. Experience in developing, conducting or facilitating workshops.
6. Experience in use of technology to prepare and present information.
7. Experience in advising faculty and staff about Saskatchewan Polytechnic processes.
8. Demonstrated knowledge of Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s diverse program offerings and delivery methods.
9. Excellent writing and interpersonal communication skills.
10. Ability to manage projects and coordinate activities in a multitasking environment.
11. Ability to function as a team member in an ever-changing environment.
12. Demonstrates valuing diversity.

Desired QSA

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