OL140 OC4 Leadership Foundations

Date: Jun 20, 2022

Location: Other, CA

Company: Wilfrid Laurier University

Faculty/Academic Area: Faculty of Human & Social Sciences 

Department: N/A 

Campus: Other 

Employee Group: WLUFA 

Requisition ID: 4444 



Position Title: Course Instructor: OL140 OC4 Leadership Foundations

CRN#: 3062

Faculty/Academic Area: Faculty of Human and Social Sciences

Department: Leadership

Term: Fall 2022 (September 8 – December 22, 2022)

Days/Times: N/A

Campus: Online

Hours per week/Hours Total: N/A

Anticipated Class Size: 125

Additional Course Requirements: None


Position Summary:

This introductory course provides an overview of the leadership skills, styles, activities, and approaches needed for today’s organizations. Through self-assessment and leadership case studies, students will gain insights into effective leadership practices and behaviours.


**This course has multiple sections and a common course outline. This course will be coordinated. All instructors will be required to follow a proposed course outline.


Qualifications – Required: Master’s Degree, PhD (Preferred)

Qualifications – Discipline: Leadership

Qualifications - Areas of Specialization: Organizational Leadership, Leadership Studies. Prior teaching experience in Leadership. Please note teaching experience limited to serving as a Teaching Assistant or to delivering guest lectures will not be considered. In addition, applicants whose Leadership Education qualifications are limited to the context of elementary and/or secondary schools will not be considered.


Prior experience teaching online courses is preferred.


Salary: Online Learning Stipend $5,236.00 (Plus stipend of an additional $65 per student for each student in excess of 25. The number of students per course shall be based on the University’s official count date.)

Application Deadline:   July 4, 2022

Submit with Application:


Required for All Applicants

  • CV (required)

Required for External Applicants

  • Cover Letter. In their cover letter, candidates should include: A clear and complete statement of pedagogical/teaching goals, objectives, and catalysts for engaging in leadership education at the post-secondary level. In addition, candidates should be able to explain how their work and academic experience enhances their ability to teach the course for which they have applied.
  • Names and Contact Information for Referees
  • Evidence of Good Teaching. If you are submitting student/teaching evaluations as evidence of effective teaching, please submit copies of the original documents. Self-constructed summaries or aggregations of multiple evaluations or highlights from student comments will not be considered by the hiring committee under “student/teaching evaluations” portion of the assessment.

Applicants will be required to submit proof of academic credentials for highest degree prior to being awarded a contract. It is highly recommended that applicants include this verification with their application.


Applications may be addressed to:


Dr. Rosemary A. McGowan

Leadership Program Coordinator

Leadership Program

Faculty of Human and Social Sciences

c/o Judy Jakusz

*Please indicate in the subject line the Course Number and Posting ID Number.


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This appointment is in accordance with the Contract Teaching Faculty and Part-time Librarians Collective Agreement, for which the Wilfrid Laurier Faculty Association (WLUFA) is the exclusive bargaining agent.  All applicants are assessed using both the “Appendix H: Assessment of CTF Candidates under 13.6.1” in the collective agreement and the program specific rubric. Candidates should review these documents and ensure the information required is easily accessible in the application. 



Posted on:           June 20, 2022

Posting ends:      July 4, 2022


Please Note:

For Supplementary Remuneration for large classes or multi-section courses, see Article 28.3

Pursuant to Article 13.5 of the Collective Agreement for Contract Teaching Faculty (CTF) and Part-time Librarians, all applicants shall apply electronically. Applications must be received by 23:59 local time of the date on the posting.

Wilfrid Laurier University endeavors to fill positions with qualified candidates who have a combination of education, experience, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position while demonstrating Laurier's Employee Success Factors.

Diversity and creating a culture of inclusion is a key pillar of Wilfrid Laurier University's Strategic Academic Plan and is one of Laurier's core values. Laurier is committed to increasing the diversity of faculty and staff and welcomes applications from candidates from equity deserving groups. Indigenous candidates who would like to learn more about equity and inclusive programing at Laurier are welcomed to contact the Office of Indigenous Initiatives at indigenous@wlu.ca. Candidates from other equity deserving groups who would like to learn more about equity and inclusive programing at Laurier are welcomed to contact Equity and Accessibility at equity@wlu.ca. We have strived to make our application process accessible, however if you require any assistance applying for a position or would like this job posting in an alternative format, please contact Human Resources at hr@wlu.ca.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.  In accordance with the requirements of Citizenship and Immigration Canada, the successful applicants will be required to prove they are legally able to work in Canada.

Members of the designated groups must self-identify to the appropriate Dean(s) to be considered for employment equity.

All course offerings will be contingent on adequate student registration and subject to budgetary funding.

Members of the Contract Teaching Faculty bargaining unit:

Laurier's mandatory vaccination policy paused May 1. Should public health recommendations change, vaccination requirements can be brought back on short notice. While proof of vaccination requirements paused May 1, Laurier community members should remain up to date with their COVID-19 vaccinations, including booster doses, as recommended by public health. The university reserves the right to re-implement the vaccination requirement at any time in response to public health conditions. Wilfrid Laurier University will keep its mandatory face-covering policy in effect until further notice. 

In-person teaching will be supported by classroom safety and hygiene protocols aligned with public health guidelines in effect at the time and will adhere to any COVID-19 related university policies including the COVID-19 face covering policy.  Questions related to classroom safety protocols can be directed to SHERM (shermcovid19@wlu.ca). Questions related to employment accommodation needs can be directed to the confidential Health & Abilities team in Human Resources cgruhl@wlu.ca.

Should you be interested in learning more about this opportunity, please visit www.wlu.ca/careers for additional information and the online application system. All applications must be submitted online. Please note, a CV and letter of introduction will be required in electronic form.

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