Casual Instructors

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Closing date: Aug 1, 2017

Location: Fort Smith

Department: Aurora College

Job Code: 14555

Salary: $49 - $59

Job: Part-Time

Term: Temporary

About the Job

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 Environment and Natural Resources Technology Program of Aurora College, Aurora and/or Thebacha Campus is anticipating vacancies within the next 12 months, to instruct the following courses for the 2017-2018 academic year on a part-time or sessional basis:

  • 120-102 Ecology
  • 120-103 Wildlife Biology
  • 120-116 Georgraphic Information Systems
  • 120-222 Forest and Fire Management
  • 120-224 Wildlife Management

The Instructor, Environment and Natural Resource Technology Program (ENRTP), is responsible for the planning, organization, instruction, delivery and evaluation of educational programming for adults.  The incumbent is responsible for instructing courses related to the Environment and Natural Resource Technology Diploma Program, evaluating the courses and, recommending changes/improvements as required.  The incumbent manages and maintains a learning environment which is conducive to providing the highest level of education possible within their area 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).

Applicants must have delailed theoretical and practical understanding of specific subject matter of instruction.  Experience working with Northerners in a cross-cultural environment must be demonstrated.  Excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as good computer skills are required.  Instructional experience and knowledge of adult learner needs is an asset.

Typically, the knowledge, skills and abilities required for these positions are normally acquired through the completion of a university degree or college diploma in a related discipline plus a minimum of two (2) years teaching experience at a post-secondary level in a cross-cultural setting.


More Information

Casual Employment

This job opening is for casual employment opportunities within Aurora College, Aurora and/or Thebacha Campus.

Anticipatory Hiring

Aurora College is anticipating vacancies within the next 12months.


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.


Salary Information

The salary for this position starts at $49.02 per hour plus aNorthern Allowance of $3.16 per hour.


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 # 14555      

Closing Date:  August 1, 2017 - 23:59, Mountain Standard Time


GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Fort Smith Client Service Centre

GNWT Human Resources

83 Breynat Street

Box 876


Ph. (867) 872-6500

Fax (867) 872-3298