The Opportunity

Nova Scotia
Education and Training
Competition Number: Auxiliary Candidate Pool

Faculty - Academic and Career Connections


Nova Scotia

School of Access,Education and Language
Auxiliary Talent Pool: Multiple Auxiliary Faculty positions in the eCampus Academic and Career Connections program, commencing approximately August 2024.
Application deadline: 11:59PM, May 30, 2024.

The salary scale for NSCC Faculty is based on twelve steps that range from $69,076.84 - $100,218.74 Faculty may receive up to a maximum of five steps for full-time equivalent years of instructional experience (instructional experience is defined as teaching high school Grade 10 and above) and may receive up to an additional four steps for the relevant occupational experience. The maximum a new Faculty can expect to receive is nine steps or $93,606.33

Nova Scotia Community College values diversity and inclusion and is committed to employment equity. If you are a member of one of the designated communities and are interested in a career with NSCC, we would like to hear from you now in anticipation of future positions.

This posting will be used to develop a Candidate Pool of qualified Faculty to help support the eCampus portion of the Academic and Career Connections program during peak work times. If you meet the qualifications listed below, we would like to start the conversation now to get you thinking about joining the Nova Scotia Community College.

What you'll do


  • As a member of the School of Access, Education and Language faculty team, you will provide theoretical and practical instruction in the Adult Learning program and Academic and Career Connections.
  • 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 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 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 teaching within any of our lines of business (e.g. certificate/diploma programs, continuing education, customized learning, apprenticeship), across different delivery modalities (e.g. in-class, online, blended online/in-class), off-site instruction and alternate work hours such as weekends and evenings.
  • Please note that you will still need to apply for each posting for which you would like to be considered. Even if registering with our talent pool, we encourage you to also check our postings on Tuesdays and Thursdays to make sure a position that you are interested in doesn't slip by without you seeing it.

What you'll need


Qualifications and Occupational Experience:

  • The minimum educational qualification for this position is a university degree in Math, English/Communications, or Sciences (e.g. Biology, Physics, Chemistry). A Bachelor of Education, a Master of Education, or a Master of Adult Education would be considered an asset.
  • You have a minimum of five years (full time equivalent) of recent experience teaching at the high school or post-secondary level.
  • A minimum of two years recent online teaching experience would be considered an asset.
  • Experience in a team-teaching environment and a strong track record of working collaboratively.
  • Experience in curriculum and resource development.
  • You are familiar with and comfortable using computer applications such as Microsoft Office Suite, E-Mail.
  • You have demonstrated experience liaising with business and industry in your field.
  • 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 are comfortable using multi-media technologies and a variety of platforms that will serve to engage students in online and blended learning capacities. The ability to teach effectively in an online/blended environment which includes building knowledge of best practices for the delivery and management of courses delivered whole or in part online, using a course management system to communicate with students and to foster and support a collaborative online learning community with and between students will be an important factor in your success. Candidates who do not have previous online/blended teaching experience must be open to and willing to participate in training for this delivery model.

Relevant Skills and Knowledge:

  • You demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, 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 can manage interpersonal relationships and issues effectively.
  • 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

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. 

At any point, if you need to make changes to your application (resume and/or responses to questions), or be removed from the Talent Pool, please contact Nikki Berrigan who will remove your application allowing you to reapply to the Talent Pool with your updated resume and/or question responses. Our Employee Workplace Accommodation Policy can be found here.