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Faculty – Marine Engineering


Faculty – Marine Engineering Education

Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) – Strait Area Campus Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia

School of Trades and Technology Term Full-Time Position: Commencing approximately October 12, 2015 Salary range: $57,509 to $77,931 annually Application deadline is midnight, October 1, 2015 Competition No. 2015-331

What you’ll be doing…

As part of the School of Trades and Technology faculty team, you will develop and deliver curriculum in engineering-related subjects in support of the Nautical Institute’s Engineering Certification, Entry-Level and Simulation training programs. You will assess learning, provide consultation, assist in the development and preparation of related course materials and provide academic and career advisement. Relevant safety awareness training related to your trade as outlined in the program curriculum will also be included. You will liaise with business, industry and the Nova Scotia Department of Education, and represent the College when required. You will also maintain currency in industry practices. You will provide leadership to ensure health and safety practices and procedures for all shops and labs are followed to ensure a high level of safety awareness throughout the entire program that meets or exceeds industry standards.

What we’re looking for…

A collaborative, team player who takes personal accountability to deliver on what is expected in their role and who strives for excellence every day. Committed to life-long learning, occupational currency and a belief in NSCC’s mission, they bring a learning-centered perspective to everything they do. They think broadly, celebrate diversity of thought, and respect the uniqueness of individuals. They flourish in a dynamic, changing and sometimes ambiguous environment by keeping informed and connected within their role and the College. Is this you?

You have:

Minimum qualifications: • Required to hold a Canadian STCW Certificate of Competency at a Second Engineer/Chief Engineer level or to hold a non-Canadian STCW Certificate of Competency at a Chief Engineer level. OR • Hold a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering, or Bachelor of Engineering in Marine, or Naval Architecture .

Minimum experience: • You have a minimum of five years relevant occupational experience, or the recognized equivalencies. Teaching experience is an asset. • You possess a thorough understanding of the theoretical and practical aspects of: o Marine Engineering, Ship Construction, Naval Architecture, Marine Electrical Technology, Marine Engineering Knowledge, as well as basic engineering subjects. o Modern Marine Engineering Practices as they pertain to the International Marine Environmental Pollution Prevention Regulations o Canada Shipping Acts and Regulations o Marine Engineering Education and Training • You have safety training including: WHMIS and OH&S. • You have demonstrated knowledge and proficiency in computer systems and software packages, internet and e-mail technology.

Minimum skills and ability: • You are innovative, committed to life-long learning and demonstrate a commitment to community involvement. • You are familiar with the concepts of portfolio education. • Your desire and enthusiasm to teach students with diverse backgrounds and knowledge, along with your superb presentation, interpersonal and team building skills, make you an ideal candidate. • As a creative self-starter, you have been recognized for your high energy and your commitment to excellence.

As a condition of employment, Faculty and Professional Support employees at NSCC must complete NSCC’s Community College Education Diploma Program (CCEDP). CCEDP is a two-year diploma that provides a foundation in adult education principles. CCEDP is a significant investment of NSCC in the learning and development of new employees. To achieve regular status; all probationary, full or part-time Faculty and Professional Support employees of the College must successfully complete CCEDP within their probationary period. Term full-time Faculty who are employed for twelve or more months are also required to participate in CCEDP.

What you’ll experience at NSCC…

You’ll change lives. You’ll join committed individuals as we work to build Nova Scotia’s economy and improve quality of life through education and innovation. As an NSCC employee, you’ll be part of that change. You’ll find a place to grow. With a lot of opportunity for professional development and collaborative projects, you’ll continue to grow and learn throughout your career. You’ll find a place to thrive. Doing meaningful and challenging work in a publically accountable and respectful working and learning environment that is diverse, safe and inclusive. You’ll have the freedom to enable innovation, improvement and excellence. You’ll celebrate the uniqueness of individuals. Our college welcomes diversity in both its student body and its employees, and we take every opportunity to become more inclusive. We encourage applications from qualified candidates from all diverse communities including but not limited to aboriginal persons, racially visible persons, people with disabilities and women in non-traditional roles. Applicants from these communities wishing to self-identify may do so by completing an online questionnaire with your application.

NSCC offers a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package. As a learning-centred organization, we provide opportunities for every NSCC employee to be a life-long learner.

Candidates selected for interviews will be expected to provide at least three recent, relevant references. The successful candidate will be expected to provide official transcripts to show proof of academic achievements. To apply for College jobs, simply click on the Apply Now Online button. To serve you better, NSCC has a user-friendly on-line application process in partnership with Career Beacon. First time users will complete a basic registration and receive a username and password via email (NOTE: email may appear in "Junk Mail" folder depending upon your mail management configuration). You will then have the option of uploading your existing resume(s) and cover letter(s) in seconds or creating them on-the-spot in the "editor". For more information about working at the College, please visit us at http://www.nscc.ca/about_nscc/jobs_at_nscc/

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