Service Dog and Canine Studies Management - Course Development Subject Matter Experts (SME) (Contractual)

Competition Number: 121073
Type: Contract - SME
Closing Date: Open
Category: Contract


Medicine Hat College invites applications for program development experts for the School of Business and Continuing Studies.  The SMEs will work in collaboration with the Dean, the School, and the Centre for Innovation and Teaching Excellence team to establish various courses for the Service Dog and Canine Studies Management to be delivered in Fall 2022. This project is to be completed by June 2022.



You will be responsible for producing course(s) content and elements as listed below. 

  • A course outline consisting of course description, learning outcomes, prerequisites(s), textbooks and course requirements
  • Complete text for online content (as will be placed in our learning platform Blackboard), referenced as required using APA guidelines
  • An introduction or overview for each topic/module/week in the course
  • Student Learning Outcomes by topic (unit, section, module)
  • References list by topic (unit, section, module) and any required copyright clearance.
  • All assignments, major in-class activities, and exams, with answer keys and rubrics
  • Evaluation guidelines consisting of: grade distribution, explanation of assignments/exams, marking criteria and general recommendations


Minimum Qualifications

  • Certified Service Dog Trainer.
  • Master’s degree in a related field.
  • 5 years of service dog training experience is required, and course/program development experience is an asset.
  • Demonstrated strong communication, organizational, and time management skills.
  • The ability to work collaboratively and make positive contributions as a team member.
  • A commitment to student success.


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Submission Details

Please submit a cover letter quoting Competition #121073 with your resume and the names of three references.  This competition is open until suitable candidates are found.

Please indicate in your cover letter where you first saw the ad for this position.

Submit your application by one of the following methods:

  • Email (You can select the "Apply Now" button below.) Please send your application as an attachment in either .doc,.docx,.pdf or .rtf formats (only).

  • Canada Post.

    Applications will not be accepted via fax

    Medicine Hat College
    Human Resources
    299 College Drive S.E.
    Medicine Hat, AB T1A 3Y6

    Medicine Hat College is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

    Thank-you for your interest in this opportunity. Only those applicants granted an interview will be contacted.

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