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Instructor, Environmental Technology Program
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.