Professor, Earth Resources Technician (Geotechnical Engineering/Technologist)
Department School of Environmental & Natural Resource
Location Lindsay, Ontario
Date Posted 2019-07-30
Date Closed 2019-08-29
Job ID 1910
Full/Part Time Full Time
Hours per Week 44
Salary Range $63,971.00 to $110,897.00 Annually
What Are We About?
Fleming is located in the heart of the Kawartha Lakes Region in Central Ontario…a beautiful place to live and work, surrounded by natural beauty and a mere 90 minutes north-east of Toronto. The College’s 6,800 full-time and 10,000 part-time students, including hundreds of international students from countries around the world, attend at campus locations in Peterborough, Lindsay, Haliburton and Cobourg. Fleming offers more than 100 full-time programs in Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences, Fine Arts, General Arts and Science, Technology, Skilled Trades, Community Development, Health, Business, and Justice as well as other Continuing Education courses.
We are also extremely proud of our more than 73,000 Fleming alumni who are contributing to their communities in the region, across the province and around the world.
Who Are We?
The Frost campus in Lindsay, Ontario is home to one of Canada's leading environmental education institutions; Fleming College's School of Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences - which offers over 20 exclusive programs in this rapidly evolving sector. For over 40 years, the school has been producing highly skilled graduates who work in the environmental and natural resource industries across Canada and around the world.
Other programs offered at this campus include many Continuing Education courses and Academic Upgrading.
What This Position is About:
Fleming College is the only college that offers a blend of geology, mineral exploration, environmental and engineering techniques in one program. As a Professor for the Earth Resources Technician Program you will have the opportunity to provide this unique mix of integrated courses in minerals, geophysics, geotechnical, and environmental assessment to students.
Do you have a passion for teaching and learning? Have you demonstrated leadership skills in developing and delivering safe and effective field work experiences? Are you interested in integrated learning opportunities that inspire students to develop and expand their skills? Do you excel in creating a positive learning or training environment that is adaptive, flexible, and focused on learning success?
As a Professor in the School of Environmental & Natural Resource Sciences, you will participate in the curriculum development process and will provide academic leadership and collaboration within teaching teams to ensure the consistent delivery of assigned courses to a large group of diverse students. You will play a pivotal role in enhancing academic excellence and achieving course learning outcomes by creating an effective learning environment through sound design, teaching, assessment, and curriculum review practices. Faculty teach in teams and develop/deliver curriculum in a variety of ways including: lectures, labs, field camps, co-op, and work placements.
Please visit the program website for more information: https://flemingcollege.ca/programs/eart ... cian-co-op
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What We Are Looking For:
You are either a Geotechnical Engineer who is registered as a P.Eng. or is eligible for registration or you are a Certified Engineering Technician or Technologist (OACETT) in a related field. You have 10-years of progressive work-related experience. You are knowledgeable about soil mechanics, geophysics, rock engineering, foundations and hydrogeology. You have experience in contributing to social responsibility in geotechnical work. You have strong scientific or engineering analytical skills using software such as Excel, CAD, GIS or database management programs.
You have demonstrated leadership skills in developing and delivering safe and effective field work experiences including: safety training, adherence to relevant regulatory requirements, equipment handling, and related skill development. You have an understanding of the law and applicable legislation/regulations. Other skills, training and certifications which would be considered assets include: First Aid and CPR certification; and WHMIS.
In addition, you have an established industry network that could provide opportunities for our students and graduates and opportunities for the college in continuing education and contract training opportunities.
This role also requires self-motivation, flexibility and a passion for learning and student success. You have the drive to continuously learn and achieve results. Previous teaching or training experience at the post-secondary level is considered an asset.
This position can be physically demanding as you will be assigned to field experiences in a variety of weather conditions. You will focus on enhancing the student experience by creating a rich and open learning environment that embraces diversity and provides superior service to students.
You are able to work independently and as part of a team and can effectively contribute to multidisciplinary teams utilizing your strong leadership skills. Exceptional communication skills, including the ability to deliver and receive feedback, as well as interpersonal and critical thinking/problem solving skills are required. You are comfortable working with technology, including blended learning technologies, and are self-sufficient with word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software, e-mail, internet search and web applications.
Please note that internal candidates will receive first consideration in accordance with our Academic Collective Agreement. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in Sir Sandford Fleming College.
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Fleming College is committed to building a diverse, inclusive, and accessible learning and working environment. We encourage and welcome applications from those who would contribute to the further diversification of our community including, but not limited to, women, racialized persons, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.
We believe in and promote the rights of all persons with disabilities as enshrined in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, the Ontario Human Rights Code, and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA 2005) and its related Accessibility Standards Regulations. To meet this commitment, Fleming College will make appropriate accommodations available throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform our Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require to ensure your equal participation. To obtain a copy of this document in another format please e-mail Recruitment@flemingcollege.ca.