UCN acknowledges that we are on the traditional territories and homelands of many Indigenous peoples, who have existed here since time immemorial. The First Nations in the area that UCN serves entered into treaty relationships with the Crown and the territory has also become home to other Indigenous peoples. We uphold the treaties and collaborate with all Indigenous peoples to share truth, reconciliation and learning.
April 21, 2023; however, will remain open until filled
$60,446 to $89,761 per annum
plus, remoteness allowance
The Pas, Manitoba
Full-Time Regular Position
University College of the North,
Attention: Human Resources
P.O. Box 3000
Fax: (204) 623-4414
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NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY INSTRUCTOR
Skilled Trades, Apprenticeship & Technology
UCN is building better futures for a stronger North. UCN provides learning opportunities to northern communities and its people offering more than 40 academic degree, diploma and certificate programs. We commit to offering a safe, welcoming and inclusive work environment where innovation and creativity is welcomed. We offer a generous Total Compensation Package with health benefits, great pension plan along with the opportunity for personal and professional growth.
UCN requires a Natural Resources Management Technology (NRMT) Instructor to teach in The Pas, Manitoba. Reporting to the Dean of Skilled Trades, Apprenticeship, and Technology, instructors are responsible for the development and delivery of culturally relevant curriculum and for evaluation of student performance relating to their teaching assignments. Instruction takes place on campus as well as off campus. The NRMT program delivers much of its teaching and learning on the land. Instructors also assist with assigned activities including University College promotion, student recruitment, committee assignment, and various program administrative functions. Instructors will also have demonstrated technical skills to ensure the effective use of current information technology in the conduct of their work. The incumbent must ensure that the functional areas under their control comply with the Workplace Safety and Health Act and all applicable UCN policies and procedures.
· Bachelor degree in a natural resources management discipline working knowledge of 3-4 the following fields of study: Water Resources, Zoology, ESRI Geographic Information System products, Environmental Assessment, Natural Resource Law, and Field Navigation
· Natural resources related diploma with extensive experience may be considered (e.g. natural resources law enforcement, land management, ecology, wildlife/fisheries management, forestry etc.)
· 5 years significant field and practical experience within natural resources related management fields
· Experience with tools and technologies employed by technicians in the natural resources related fields
· Effective communication skills
· Strong teamwork skills
· Effective interpersonal skills
· Excellent problem-solving skills
· Strong organizational and time management skills
· Excellent computer skills with the MS Office Suite software tools
· Demonstrated ability to work with a range of adult learners with issues specific to Indigenous learners and mature students in northern communities
· Commitment to life-long learning
· Experience and/or knowledge and understanding of Indigenous cultures
· Ability to speak an Indigenous language
· Experience instructing adult learners
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
· Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada
· Must be able to travel to and work in field sites and remote camps
· Valid Class 5 Driver’s license or equivalent
· Must be physically capable of performing the required duties related to leading students in field activities
· Current Standard/Intermediate/Wilderness First Aid certification or willing to obtain
· Completion of Teaching for Learning in Applied Education (TFL) certification within 3 years of employment
Applicants are asked to provide a cover letter and resume with their application. Applicants must demonstrate in their cover letter and their resume how they meet the qualifications. Applicants with education acquired outside of Canada are required to provide an Educational Credential Assessment with their application indicating Canadian credential equivalency, accepted Education Credential Assessment organizations include International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) and World Education Services (WES.)
UCN is committed to building a workforce representative of the populations we serve. Preference will be given to qualified Indigenous candidates. Applicants are invited to indicate in their cover letter or resume if they are from any of the following groups: Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, or women and men in non-traditional roles. Only qualified candidates who are legally entitled to work in Canada will be given consideration. Persons with disabilities who require accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact Human Resources.
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We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Application materials, including
references, will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Legislation (Manitoba).
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