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Instructor, Environmental Technology Program

Nunavut Arctic College
Reference number: 
Type of employment: 
Restricted to beneficiaries
Union Status: 
This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$94,010 to $106,685
Northern Allowance: 
Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date: 
30 June 2017

Bilingual Bonus of $1,500 per annum.

2 Year Term.

As per HRM Directive 518, this employment opportunity is restricted to Nunavut Land Claim Beneficiaries only..

The Environmental Technology Program (ETP) is one of Nunavut Arctic College’s most popular diploma programs and is celebrating its 30th Anniversary during the 2017/2018 academic year. The mandate of the ETP is to develop environmental practitioners to meet the needs of private and public organizations that operate in Nunavut.

Under the supervision of the Senior Instructor, ETP, the Instructor will deliver instruction in both classroom and field settings.  The Instructor, ETP’s primary responsibilities are to 1) instruct program courses using a range of instructional styles following adult education principles, 2) evaluate student learning, 3) assist with the planning and management of program curriculum, equipment, spaces and partnerships, and 4) take the program lead on incorporating IQ principles and knowledge into the program’s curriculum and delivery. 

The Instructor will incorporate Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit (IQ) principles and knowledge into the program’s curriculum and delivery and have expertise and be qualified to instruct in as many of the following areas as possible: Geographic Information Systems, cartography, environmental law and enforcement, environmental assessment and communications.  Additional areas of instruction may include, subject to the incumbent’s level of knowledge and experience, mathematics, first aid, gun safety, and spill response.  It is important that the Instructor be prepared to teach a variety of courses. The incumbent will also operate various modes of transportation including boats and snowmobiles in remote locations.

The successful incumbent must possess:

-A Bachelor’s degree related to the position plus

-2 years related work experience in a relevant field to the Environmental Technology Program such as wildlife management, environmental policy and/or advising, environmental protection, parks management; plus

-Some relevant experience and knowledge teaching/mentoring adult students preferably in a cross cultural setting

-Preference will be given to those with experience teaching at a post-secondary institution.

-Some experience and knowledge of adult education program development would be an asset

Applicants must have effective written and verbal communication skills.

Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.

Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is an asset.

Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.

Current indeterminate Government of Nunavut employees, who apply and are successful on this term position competition, may be offered a competitive transfer assignment for the duration of the term.


  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Land Claims Beneficiaries. 
  • Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy. 
  • Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration. 
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website. 
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Manager Human Resources (Nunavut Arctic College)

Manager of Human Resources
Nunavut Arctic College
PO Box 600 Iqaluit, NU X0A 0H0
Phone: 1-867-979-7231
Fax 1-867-979-7108