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22 Jan 2018

Faculty Instructor, Environment & Natural Resources Technology

Aurora CollegeFort Smith, Northwest Territories, Canada

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Job Description

Department Information

Aurora College is focused on student success and is committed to supporting the development of our Northern society through excellence in education, training and research that is culturally sensitive and responsive to the people we serve.

Job Information

The Instructor, Environment and Natural Resources Technology Program (ENRTP) is responsible for the planning, organizing, instruction, delivery and evaluation of educational programming for adults. The incumbent is responsible for instructing courses related to the Environment and Natural Resources Technology Diploma Program, evaluating the courses, and recommending changes/improvements as required. The Instructor will also be required to teach in other baccalaureate programs. The incumbent manages and maintains a learning environment which is conducive to providing the highest level of education possible within their areas of specialization.

Instruction can be scheduled in a number of ways depending on the delivery approach of the particular course and/or program (e.g. semester, block, distance delivery, evening). The incumbent may be required to teach courses or modules in community locations or other campuses from time to time as required by the design format of the particular program. Instructors must instruct according to defined course objectives and program standards. The incumbent is required to instruct in field camp settings in both fall and winter conditions.

Typically, the knowledge, skills and abilities would be acquired through the completion of a Masters Degree in life science or natural science supplemented by three (3) year’s experience in the field of environment and natural resources and two (2) years’ instructional experience in the field of environment and natural resources at the post-secondary level. Experience working in remote field settings and knowledge of the regional geography would be an asset.

Adult Education Coursework Req

If you have not already completed a certificate in Adult Education, you will be required to complete a certificate in Adult Education within five (5) years of employment as an Instructor with Aurora College.

Bona Fide Requirement

Mandatory requirements for this position include a valid class 4 driver’s license, a valid firearms Possession and Acquisition license, a current Wilderness First Aid Certificate and a current Small Vessel Operator Proficiency Certificate. Should the incumbent not possess the required licenses/certificates, the incumbent will be required to complete them within the first year of employment.


Some travel may be required.


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $49.02 per hour to $58.53 per hour (approximately $95,589.00 to $114,134.00) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $6,167.00.


Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.

Criminal Records Check

Candidates must provide a satisfactory criminal record check. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.

Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.

Diversity and Inclusion

The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace. If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.

Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 14978

Closing Date: January 31, 2018 – 23:59, Mountain Standard Time

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Fort Smith HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
83 Breynat Street
Box 876
Ph. (867) 872-6500
Fax (867) 872-3298

Job Categories: Full-time. Job Types: Faculty. Salary: $94994.00 - $125832.00.

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