The Opportunity

Truro, NS
Education and Training
Relief / Casual
Competition Number: Casual

Faculty - IT Web Programming

Truro Campus

Truro, Nova Scotia

School of Technology and Environment
Casual Position (4 hours/week): Commencing approximately September 3, 2024 and ending approximately December 16, 2024
Application deadline is 11:59PM, June 11, 2024

This position is eligible for hybrid or remote work.

The salary scale for NSCC Faculty is based on twelve steps that range from $42.16 - $62.37 per hour. New NSCC Faculty may receive up to a maximum of five steps for relevant occupational experience. New NSCC Faculty 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 NSCC Faculty can expect to receive is nine steps or $57.11 per hour.

What you'll do


As a member of the School of Technology and Environment faculty team, you will:

  • Provide theoretical and practical instruction in the IT Web Programming program, instructing 4 hours/week in addition to supporting students.
  • Teach 1 second-year course- Web Design Fundamentals, which builds on student learning in a first-year course (which focused on introducing Internet technologies and providing a foundation for the design and implementation of web sites, and client-side scripting) with a greater focus on presentation and usability.
  • 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.
  • Ensure health and safety practices and procedures are followed in your classroom, shops, and labs.
  • 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.
  • Related duties include upholding NSCC policies and procedures.

What you'll need


Qualifications and Occupational Experience:

  • The minimum educational qualification for this position is a relevant college diploma or university degree in IT Web Programming, IT Programming, Computer Science or related field.
  • You have a minimum of five years (full-time equivalent) of related industry experience in IT.
  • Occupational experience that includes teaching and/or supervision in IT or related field.
  • You have specific technical occupational knowledge and skill in the following:
    • Experience developing websites or web applications with a focus on User Interface / User Experience
    • HTML / CSS
    • CSS Frameworks / Libraries like Bootstrap / Tailwind
    • Knowledge of developing Websites / Web Applications that are compliant to W3C standards
    • Figma or industry equivalent (UX /UI design tool)
  • You are familiar with and comfortable using computer applications such as Microsoft Office Suite
    • some JavaScript (not in major depth)
    • some knowledge of accessibility websites / web applications (WCAG)
    • experience auditing a website for usability using industry tools (Lighthouse)
  • Additionally valuable skills that would be assets include:
    • Experience in self-directed learning, monitoring projects and supporting students/employees in managing projects. This includes:
    • Conducting regular check-in meetings and managing personality and delivery issues as they arise.
    • Setting content delivery deadlines and assisting others in setting those deadlines.
    • Assisting in the creation of schedules using industry standard tools, project scope and other project management documents.
    • Modeling and providing feedback on professionalism expectations such as regular communication, meeting deadlines and appropriate behaviours.
  • You have demonstrated experience liaising with business and industry in your field.
  • You are innovative and committed to life-long learning. 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.
  • Ideally, you have related experience in delivery of educational programs or training to adults.
  • Occupational experience that includes experience in providing performance feedback will be considered an asset.
  • You have knowledge and experience in applying WHMIS, Occupational Health and Safety and occupation-specific safety practices.
  • Understanding of Mac Computers would be an asset as it allows this course to use a Mac lab and give IT students some Mac experience

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

We're looking for

Core Skills

Information Technology

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.

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Candidates selected for interviews will be expected to provide 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 accommodations, 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.