Adjunct Instructor - Literature and Grammar

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology


June 15, 2021


Adjunct Instructor - Literature and Grammar

SAIT is a global leader in applied education and an institution that empowers employees to make a difference in the lives of our students.

Building on more than a century of history, we are looking for innovative employees wanting to create a future with us. As part of our team, you are encouraged to be bold and inventive, bringing new ideas to the table. Change excites you.

Along with gourmet on-campus restaurants run by our culinary program and an unparalleled view of downtown Calgary, SAIT offers the chance to do work with a purpose — preparing the next generation of industry leaders, entrepreneurs, advocates and explorers. We develop leaders in the classroom and our workspaces, encouraging lifelong learning for both students and employees.

Your future starts now … at SAIT.

The Opportunity

Learner and Academic Services is focused on supporting SAIT's schools and departments in their pursuit of SAIT's strategic priorities. Learner and Academic Services brings together several academic development, delivery, and quality assurance units with a common goal: student success. Learner and Academic Services provides unique, flexible support programing designed to help learners succeed in their chosen SAIT career program.

We are currently hiring an instructor to teach Communication Studies courses, specifically a combination of ENGL 1010 (Critical Reading and Writing), ENGL 3370 (World Literature), ENGL 205 (Grammar and Proofreading) and other business and technical writing courses. Reporting to the Academic Chair, Communication and Liberal Arts Studies, you have a passion for teaching diverse students, thrive in sharing knowledge and enjoy coaching students to succeed and think critically. You will be responsible for teaching communication and interpersonal skills through an experiential (task-based) learning lens.

The Role

  • Instruct Communication Studies courses
  • Evaluate student progress and achievement providing timely, formative feedback
  • Provide ongoing support, guidance and advice to learners
  • Stay abreast of emerging pedagogical issues and educational technologies
  • Attend SAIT's instructor training program
  • Qualifications

  • Master's degree or higher in Communication Studies, English or a related discipline
  • Minimum of 3 years' post-secondary teaching experience in a relevant discipline
  • Graduate education and/or work experience in adult education would be an asset
  • Good computer skills and experience teaching technology-enhanced courses are required
  • Why Work at SAIT

    Enjoy a stimulating work environment and a beautiful campus overlooking downtown Calgary.

    To Apply

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    SAIT is committed to equity and diversity within its community and invites applications from all qualified applicants.

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    SAIT's vision is to be a global leader in applied education.

    Job ID req3244 Job Location Calgary, Alberta, Canada

    Job Classification SAFA Job Type Adjunct Instructor Employee Group Instructor Position End Date 8/31/2022

    Department Learner and Academic Services # of Positions 1 The compensation range 0.00 - 80.00 Hourly

    At the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), we are the shapers. The makers. The originals, driven by a passion for excellence and impact. We are a global leader in applied education, an Alberta Top Employer and a destination workplace for people empowered to make a difference in the lives of students. We offer action-based learning, solution-focused research and enterprising collaborations with partners from around the world. With a newly launched brand and ongoing celebrations marking 100 years of educating skilled workers, now is an exciting time to join this one-of-a-kind place…SAIT.

  • Job ID: req3244
  • Job Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Job Classification: Instructor
  • Job Type: Adjunct Instructor
  • Employee Group: SAFA
  • Position End Date: 8/31/2022
  • Department: Learner and Academic Services
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Posting Closing Date: All applications must be received by: June 15, 2021 at 4:59PM MST / 5:59PM MDT.
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