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The School of Applied Sciences and Technology has an opening for a full-time Instructor in the Occupational Health and Safety Diploma Program. The program focuses on real-world issues and practical skills. Instructional assignments may include topics such as Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSMS) development and monitoring, hazard and risk management, incident investigation, hygiene, ergonomics, fire prevention, emergency management, communications and organizational behavior and construction safety.
Please review the following link and specify in your application which courses align best with your expertise or interest:
- Preparing and delivering relevant course material
Conducting student evaluations, maintaining records, and providing student feedback
Participating in course and program development and reviews
Providing student assistance and facilitating student learning
Liaising with program staff to ensure content relevance
Other duties as assigned
Skills & Abilities:
- Be energetic in leading and motivating students
Have well developed communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
Be committed to student motivation, achievement, and quality service
Have a strong orientation to student success and satisfaction
Be empathetic to student needs
Be able to work effectively in a team environment
Have an interest in creative modes of course delivery
- Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety or equivalent. A related Bachelor’s or Masters degree in Occupational Health or a related area would be an asset
ROH/CIH/CRSP designation is an asset or must be eligible to obtain designation
Current practical experience in occupational health & safety is desired
Instructional experience at a post-secondary level would be a definite asset
Equivalencies will be considered.
Remuneration: Will be commensurate with education and experience, plus a comprehensive benefits package. (Instructor salary grid $2,462.86 $4,284.36 biweekly however starting salary for a new hire averages between $2,984.26 - $3,503.70 biweekly based on education and experience). (Classification – NASA Instructor).
Candidates selected for an interview will be required to do a teaching demonstration (5-8 minutes) on any topic covered in the program.
This position is covered by the NAIT Academic Staff Association (NASA) Collective Agreement
Please submit a resume and cover letter to be considered for this opportunity.
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What we offer
We’ve created a benefits package that focuses on health and wellness, professional and personal growth, recognition and work-life balance.
NAIT is a flexible workplace and depending on the nature of your role, you may request flexible work arrangements with respect to where and when you work, including being on-campus full-time, working off-site, or a combination of the two.
Employees also have access to excellent vacation time, paid time off between Christmas and New Year's, a strong recognition program, learning opportunities, 2 annual all-staff professional development days and so much more.
Health and safety
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