Professor, Motive Power Technician – Heavy Equipment (23-75)

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Northern College is seeking a Professor, Motive Power Technician – Heavy Equipment in our School of Trades, Technology, and Apprenticeship. The successful candidate will be proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook), and possess excellent teamwork, critical thinking, communication, organization and time management skills. Experience in diesel fuel systems, diesel emission control systems, heavy duty power train systems, fluid power systems, hoisting and rigging, and welding is considered an asset. A two-year diploma in Automotive Service Technician, and teaching experience is considered an asset.

At Northern College, we’re committed to the ongoing success and development of everyone who passes through our learning spaces, whether they be our students, employees or community members. We believe in investing in those who invest in us, constantly working to build a collaborative and friendly working environment while offering top tier benefits and generous pension packages to our eligible full-time employees with purposeful, rewarding work, supportive supervisors and positive, engaged work teams.

Reporting to the Associate Dean, Technology, Trades and Apprenticeship the successful candidate will be expected to act as an academic advisor to students in the program, participate as a leader and effective team member working in groups at the college, create a positive teaching and learning environment, using a variety of strategies and materials in the multi-modal delivery of courses. The incumbent should embody a commitment to student success and professional development and demonstrate capacity for leadership in a multi-cultural organization. In addition, the successful candidate must ensure currency and relevance of the teaching material and assessment techniques, must participate in recruitment and program promotion initiatives, and participate in professional development activities at Northern College relevant to his/her own needs.

A detailed description for this program and the courses taught within it is available on Northern College’s website.

What you will need to be considered:

  • Certificate of Qualification in Heavy Equipment Tech 421A and/or Truck and Coach Tech 310T; and
  • 5 years of experience as a licensed heavy equipment technician.

The incumbent may be required to provide a criminal reference check.

As part of Northern College’s action on reconciliation, the College recognizes its responsibility to make a difference through increasing the number of Indigenous employees who work in the academic field. We encourage applicants who identify as Indigenous to apply.

Northern College is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free selection process. To request reasonable accommodation at any time during the selection process, please contact the Human Resource Services department. Information received relating to accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.

Northern College values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

We thank all applicants for their interest in Northern College, only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

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