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23 Apr 2018

Faculty Indigenous Studies Instructor

Grande Prairie Regional CollegeAnywhere

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Job Description


Grande Prairie Regional College (GPRC) is a comprehensive community institution, established in 1966 in Grande Prairie, and our stewardship region includes campuses in Fairview and Grande Prairie, as well as learning centres in Edson, Grande Cache, Hinton and Jasper. GPRC offers a wide variety of credit and non-credit career certificates and diplomas, pre-employment and apprenticeship trades, university transfer studies, and several opportunities for on-campus degree completion through collaborations with four-year universities. As an educational facility in northwestern Alberta, GPRC helps meet the cultural, recreational, athletic and conferencing needs of the region in partnership with community and regional stakeholders. GPRC is dedicated to providing learners with access to high quality and diverse lifelong learning opportunities, and to the responsible educational, fiscal and environmental stewardship of resources.

The Role

The Department of Arts and Education requires a Full-Time Sessional Indigenous Instructor to teach first and second year level Indigenous courses, This role is from August 15, 2018 to April 30, 2019.

What We Offer

GPRC offers lifelong learning opportunities through professional development/wellness programs, a competitive salary and compensation package and a student centered culture that is vital to our community. Join our team, grow with us and connect your skills and abilities to our vision, mission and values.

Job Requirements

Successful candidates are required to hold a Master’s degree in Indigenous Studies and provide evidence of successful instruction of undergraduate courses in Indigenous Studies. Experience with various pedagogical strategies, and are familiar with a post-secondary teaching environment. Necessary skills and attributes to be successful in this role include:

  • Knowledge of design and development of undergraduate Indigenous courses.
  • Knowledge of GPRC courses and current educational technologies commonly found in classrooms (e.g., videoconferencing, Moodle).
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook; knowledge of Matador and Agresso are considered an asset;
  • Student Focused;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to build strong relationships across the organization; and
  • A high level of integrity, professionalism and accountability.


How to Apply

Only applications received electronically will be considered. To apply, go to and select the job posting.

We review all applications to select candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs.

Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. For general inquiries, please contact HR at


Thank you for applying to GPRC!

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