Senior Instructor, Heavy-Equipment Operator Program (44503) Rankin Inlet, Canada

About Nunavut Arctic College

Nunavut Arctic College consists of five campuses including: Nunatta Campus and the Nunavut Research Institute Science Campus (Iqaluit), Kivalliq Campus and the Nunavut Trades Training Centre (Rankin Inlet), and the Kitikmeot Campus (Cambridge Bay).

About Rankin Inlet, Nunavut

Located on the west coast of Hudson Bay about 300 km north of Churchill, Rankin Inlet is the transportation, health services, and business centre of the Kivalliq Region of Nunavut. It is Nunavut's second-largest community and the self-described "business capital" of the territory.

There is never a shortage of activities for you to take part in living in Rankin Inlet. There are numerous cultural activities that run throughout the year.

About the Opportunity

Currently, the Nunavut Arctic College is seeking a full time Senior Instructor for the Heavy-Equipment Operator Program to join the staff at the Kivalliq Campus in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut.

Reporting to the Director, Trades, Mining & Transportation, your main responsibility will be to provide educational leadership in related Equipment Operator programming and oversee all aspects in the delivery of trades programming that are based in the Kivalliq Region.

As part of our management team, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Instructing courses on site to provide intensive, high-quality education, while assisting others in the scheduling and implementation of community based training programs;
  • Designing, selecting, and evaluating courses and equipment operator programs, to ensure that training programs and courses are relevant and meet the needs of the students;
  • Planning and coordinating the delivery of Nunavut Arctic College, Territorial, Regional and Community based Pre-employment & Equipment Industry Accepted programs;
  • Monitoring and evaluating training activities to ensure the program and services meet established standards, including Apprenticeship Accreditation;
  • Providing administrative and contractual support to Nunavut Arctic College staff, and to the College’s Senior Management Team; and
  • Working closely with community groups, governments, and businesses (particularly with the Nunavut Apprenticeship, Occupational & Certification Board) to assist in the planning and successful delivery of Nunavut’s trades development and training.

To apply for this role, you will need the following qualifications:

  • Certification in the field of Equipment Operations is mandatory; and
  • Holds or be eligible to hold, a Canadian Teaching Certificate, or a Certificate in Adult Education.

It would be considered an asset if you have:

  • 2-3 years’ experience teaching vocational-technical adult students; and
  • A Certificate in either Explosive Activated Tools, WHMIS, and First Aid.

You will also join us with solid knowledge of computer programs such as word processing, spreadsheet, database, e-mail and Internet programs.

Demonstrated strengths in organizing, planning and delivering instruction, supplemented with a strong background in oral and written communication skills is required. If you are accustomed to completing research, writing, and negotiating and have a strong aptitude for administrative matters, you will do well in this role.

Make Arctic College Your Choice…

In exchange for all your hard work and dedication on the job, you will receive an annual salary of $87,731 - $99,548, depending on experience and education.

In addition, you will receive a Northern Living Allowance of $18,517 and a Senior Instructor’s Allowance of $2,100!

In this unionized position (Nunavut Employees Union), you will enjoy taking advantage of the following benefits:

  • Subsidized staff housing;
  • Medical/Dental/Vision;
  • Pension Plan;
  • Life Insurance & Disability;
  • Consistent Monday to Friday working hours to help you keep a health work-life balance!
  • Generous vacation of 46 days of summer off, given you work 200 days of the academic calendar;
  • Professional development encouraged and training provided!

Nunavut Arctic College welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including visible minorities, aboriginal people, and persons with disabilities.