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Part-time Professor – Dual Credit – Indigenous People of Canada

Georgian College
Owen Sound, Ontario
Closing date
Feb 24, 2024

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Department:              School College Partnerships

Campus:                      Owen Sound

Posting Date:             January 25, 2024

Classification:              Academic

Status:                         Part-time

Effective Date:           February 2024

Reporting to the Manager, School College Partnerships, the incumbent develops and delivers courses in the Dual Credit program. Courses may be scheduled and delivered during the day or evening and are planned to be delivered in person at the Owen Sound campus. Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Delivers the GNED1071- Indigenous People of Canada course in the Dual Credit program

Students explore the social, political, and economic history of Indigenous peoples in Canada. By examining the ways in which roles, responsibilities, and relationships have altered over time, students gain a deeper understanding of the wide range of Indigenous cultural practices.

Owen Sound            Thursdays 9:00 am – 3:00 pm     February 15 to April 4 (excluding March 14)

  • Develops and delivers appropriate curriculum to meet course objectives
  • Incorporates a variety of teaching / learning strategies to meet student needs
  • Evaluates student progress / achievement
  • Participates in program and college activities as required
  • Participates in program revisions and renewal activities as required
  • Creates and maintains a positive learning environment


  • Successfully completed postsecondary education (Diploma/Bachelors/Masters) in Indigenous Studies with a focus on History and Indigenous Culture or a related field
  • Three years’ experience teaching and/or working within the relevant field
  • Knowledge, understanding and lived practices in the Indigenous Way of Being
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and problem-solving skills Commitment to life-long learning Computer literacy: MS Office along with a high comfort level with learning new software such as student learning management systems and various teaching delivery applications. Proven ability to work in a team environment and to foster the same in students Experience in some or all of the following is an asset: curriculum development, a variety of delivery strategies, adult learning methodologies, academic advising, and student success strategies Traditional knowledge and connection to community as well as lived experience and deep understanding and respect of Indigenous histories, traditions and cultures is an asset Teaching and Training Adults certification and / or experience in a teaching or training capacity is an asset Indigenous meaning: First Nation, Metis, Inuit or Non-Status

Acceptable proof of education (degrees, credentials) from recognized post-secondary institutions or confirmation of international equivalencies will be required as part of the selection process.

Georgian College supports diversity, equity and a workplace free from harassment and discrimination and is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free environment. We invite applications from all qualified candidates and actively encourage applications from members of groups with historical and/or current barriers to equity, including, but not limited to persons of Indigenous ancestry, racialized persons, persons with disabilities, women and members of the 2SLGBTQ+ community. If you are contacted to participate in the interview, please advise the coordinator of any accommodations needed with respect to any materials or processes used to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process.

Alternate formats will be provided upon request throughout the recruitment and selection process.

To be considered for this position, please visit our website at and apply by navigating to About Georgian and then to Career Opportunities.

This position will be open until filled.  While we thank all applicants, only those contacted for an interview will be acknowledged.

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