Instructor, Academic Studies

Nunavut Arctic College
Reference number: 
Type of employment: 
Three year term
Union Status: 
This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$90,363 to $102,531
Northern Allowance: 
Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date: 
May 16, 2014

The Academic Studies department at Nunavut Arctic College encompasses multiple certificate programs and Adult Basic Education and Essential Skills courses. The College Foundation certificate program includes coursework in language, math, social sciences and introductory college courses such as Nunavut political and art history and contemporary Canadian social-political studies. The Office Administration certificate program relates to job readiness such as computer applications, filing, office procedures, basic math and effective communication. These programs aim to improve success rates for students seeking further post-secondary education and/or entry-level employment.

Reporting to the Senior Instructor of the Academic Studies Program, the incumbent works with fellow Academic Studies Instructors to ensure course delivery meets College polices and standards and ensures that course delivery is relevant to ongoing post-secondary education. The Instructor, Academic Studies provides continual evaluation, support and guidance to students. The incumbent will instruct courses using a range of instructional strategies and methods. Planning, delivering and analyzing course content is an ongoing responsibility.

Applicants for this position must have a minimum of 2 years experience in the instruction of and supervision of adult learners who have not had the opportunity to access post-secondary education. A  Bachelor of Education or post-secondary degree in a related field of Education (Adult Education, Continuing Education) is also required. Verbal and written fluency in Inuktitut is an asset. Equivalencies that consist of a combination of education, knowledge, skills and abilities to formal education and experience may be considered.

  • 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