The Opportunity

Stellarton, NS
Education and Training
Competition Number: 2425-062

Faculty - Automotive Service & Repair

Pictou Campus

Stellarton, Nova Scotia

School of Trades & Transportation
Term Full-Time Position: Commencing approximately August 15, 2024, and ending approximately June 13, 2025
Application deadline is 11:59PM, May 21,2024
Competition No. 2425-062

The salary scale for NSCC Faculty is based on twelve steps that range from $69,076.84 - $100,218.74. New Faculty may receive up to a maximum of five steps for relevant occupational experience and may receive up to an additional four steps for full-time equivalent years of instructional experience (instructional experience is defined as teaching post-secondary). The maximum a new Faculty can expect to receive is nine steps or $93,606.33.

What you'll do


What you will be doing…

  • As a member of the School of Trades and Transportation faculty team, you will provide theoretical and practical instruction in the pre-employment Automotive Service & Repair Program. Your primary program area will be in the pre-employment program but is subject to change due to operational requirements.
  • You will evaluate learning and provide feedback, assist in the development and electronic preparation of related course/program materials, and will give academic advisement to your students. You will be expected to liaise with industry and represent the College when required. You will also maintain currency with the latest industry practices.
  • You will collaboratively design and deliver educational experiences for a diverse group of learners. This will include preparation, instruction, assessment, and evaluation of students using a broad range of flexible teaching and learning practices and technologies such as Learning Management Systems (e.g. Brightspace) and other classroom technology. Related duties include but are not limited to academic and career advisement, participating on committees, program marketing, curriculum revision/development through collaborative practice within faculty working groups, supporting, and monitoring work placements, liaising with business and industry, representing the College as required and upholding NSCC policies and procedures.
  • You will also ensure health and safety practices and procedures are followed in your classroom, shops, and labs. As a Faculty of NSCC, you will be expected to maintain currency with the latest industry practices relevant to your program and to continually develop your understanding of 21st century teaching and learning practices. This position may involve different delivery modalities (e.g. in-class, online, blended online/in-class), off-site instruction and alternate work hours such as weekends and evenings.

What we are looking for…

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

What you'll need


Qualifications and Occupational Experience:

  • The minimum educational qualification for this position is a current Red Seal Journeyperson status as an Automotive Service Technician.
  • You have a minimum of five years of recent and related post journeyperson occupational experience in the automotive trade. Occupational experience that includes experience in a supervisory capacity; evaluating, monitoring, assessing and advising will be considered an asset.NOTE: Two years of your training will be counted towards the educational requirements and cannot be included as part of your occupational experience.
  • You have specific technical occupational knowledge and skill in Diagnoses and Repairs of Software Packages, Powertrains and Support Systems, Safety Systems, Electrical Systems.
  • You are familiar with and comfortable using computer applications such as the Microsoft Office Suite, email. Experience with online automotive programs such as All data will be considered as an asset.
  • You possess basic internet skills to search for information coupled with internet information skills to evaluate the information you find. Above all, you are comfortable working in a digital environment; you take responsibility for acquiring knowledge about advancing technology and you are committed to using technology in support of an exceptional student experience.
  • You have demonstrated experience liaising with business and industry in your field.
  • Ideally, you have related experience in delivery of educational programs or training to adults.
  • You have knowledge and experience in applying WHMIS, Occupational Health and Safety and occupation-specific safety practices.
  • You have experience supporting/providing service to student and prospective students would be consider an asset.

Relevant Skills and Knowledge:

  • You demonstrate a commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity, accessibility, and anti-racism.
  • You possess excellent presentation skills and can facilitate content effectively and engagingly to a variety of audiences.
  • You are known for your superior interpersonal skills and are able to effectively manage interpersonal relationships and issues.
  • Your superb team building skills will enable you to develop a positive classroom dynamic and productive collegial relationships.
  • Your commitment to excellence, to life-long learning and to community involvement make you an ideal candidate for Faculty at NSCC.

A little bit about us

Nova Scotia Community College

We value Diversity and Inclusion

The College values diversity and inclusion and is committed to employment equity. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates including Aboriginal/Indigenous Persons, Black/African Nova Scotians, members of racially visible communities, persons with disabilities, persons of a minority sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, and women. Applicants from these communities wishing to self-identify may do so by completing the online questionnaire within the application.

All NSCC positions are advertised every Tuesday and Thursday. To learn more about us and our hiring process, please follow this link.

Are you interested?

Work With Us

Candidates selected for interviews will be expected to provide at least three recent occupational references. The successful candidate will be expected to provide official transcripts to show proof of academic achievements.

NSCC is committed to the full inclusion of all applicants. As part of this commitment, NSCC will ensure that applicants are provided reasonable accommodation, as required. If accommodation is needed to participate in the job application process, please contact Nikki Berrigan HR Generalist, at ([email protected]). Our Employee Workplace Accommodation Policy can be found here.

Unfortunately, we cannot accept late or paper applications.