Faculty & other academic Jobs

More than 150 faculty are employed at Lakeland College.

A majority of our faculty positions are based at our campuses in Vermilion, Alberta and Lloydminster, Alberta/Saskatchewan.

We also have faculty who teach online courses from other locations.

Our faculty is supported by its own association with an on-campus office in Vermilion. Learn more about Lakeland's faculty association.
 

Applying for a Job

When you apply, please:
  • quote the competition number
  • send your current résumé 
  • include the names and contact information of 3 references
Send to human resources through the mail, by emailing or by faxing. 
  • mailing address: Lakeland College 5707 College Drive Vermilion AB T9X 1K5
  • email hr@lakelandcollege.ca (MS Word or .pdf format only)
  • fax to: 780 853 8702

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered. You'll only be contacted if selected for an interview.
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Instructor, Crop Technology Competition No: 18-2507-003WB
Key responsibilities:
Development and delivery of crop production curriculum for courses such as pesticide application, fertility management, integrated pest management, weed and insect management, precision farming, integrated weed management and crop enterprise management
• Instructing and advising students in the Crop Technology program and working in coordination with the farm staff for successful delivery of our Student Managed Farm capstone course
• Classroom, lab, and field trip instruction, preparation and marking of assignments and exams, as well as participation in program and department meetings

Job requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in Crop Sciences/Agribusiness or a closely related field with industry experience and knowledge
• Experience in developing and delivering innovative course content and personal experience in relation to crop production
• Knowledge and experience with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Ability to communicate effectively with refined presentation and facilitation skills
• Demonstrates a positive attitude, willingness to accept and promote change
• Ability to lead and motivate others and be committed to collaboration, effective goal-setting and evaluation, and professional accountability
This is a Sessional Full-time Faculty position which will run from August 7, 2018 to May 31, 2019.

Competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

For further information contact Geoff Brown at geoff.brown@lakelandcollege.ca
Instructor, Sign Language/Deaf Studies Competition No: 18-5505-001WB
Lakeland College is seeking an enthusiastic instructor to instruct in the American Sign Language and Deaf Culture Studies program in the Human Services Department at the Alberta School for the Deaf in Edmonton, Alberta.

Key responsibilities:

• Class instruction

• Grading

• Liaising with the deaf community, program facilitator and program technician

Job requirements:

• Bachelor’s Degree is preferred

• Fluent in American Sign Language

• Strong interpersonal skills and a willingness to work closely in a team environment

• Previous teaching experience in post-secondary and involvement in human services would be an asset.

This is a Sessional Part-time position commencing September 4, 2018 and ending June 28, 2019.

Competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

For further information, please contact Joanne McDonald, Chair, Human Services Department at (780) 853 8641 or by email at joanne.mcdonald@lakelandcollege.ca

Instructor, Business Competition No: 18-2303-003WB
Lakeland College requires a dynamic instructor to teach business courses in the Business Department. The incumbent will be required to teach Business Diploma and Post Diploma courses, which include: , Business Mathematics, Strategic & Competitive Analysis, Advertising & Promotions, Business Law, Labour Relations, Management Information Systems, Business Case Studies, Marketing Strategy, and Marketing Principles.
Key responsibilities:
• Course preparation
• Evaluation of assignments, projects, and exams
• Departmental meetings and duties
Job Requirements:
• Master’s degree or equivalent
• Minimum of 5 years’ experience
• Instructional experience is an asset
 
This is a Sessional Full-time appointment at the Lloydminster campus, commencing August 1, 2018 and ending May 31, 2019. Lakeland College offers an attractive remuneration & benefit package. Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience.
 
Competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
 
For further information, please contact Ben Acquaye, Chair, Business Department at (780) 871 5476 or by email at ben.acquaye@lakelandcollege.ca
Instructor, Interior Design Competition No: 18-2601-001WB
Key Responsibilities:

• Course development, class preparation, and evaluation of assignments, projects, and exams
• Subject areas include technical drafting, digital graphics, and construction fundamentals
• Participation in program meetings, departmental meetings and committees
• Liaison with relevant industry representatives to ensure a strong relation exists with the program

Job Requirements:
• Degree in Interior Design, Architecture, or an Architectural Technologist Diploma
• Minimum two years’ experience working with a current version of Revit, AutoCAD and Sketch Up in an interior design or architectural application
• Ability to quickly and confidently produce 2D drawings and 3D drawings
• Residential and/or commercial interior design or architectural experience
• Knowledge of contract documents drafting standards and building construction
• Excellent verbal communication and presentation skills
• Ability to organize and communicate with high attention to detail
• High level of general computer proficiency
• Previous teaching experience
• Working knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, and 20/20, and design related technologies currently used in industry
The candidate must submit a complete dossier including curriculum vitae plus the names and contact information of three references. The dossier should provide evidence of professional projects and teaching experience.

This is a Continuing Full-time Faculty appointment at the Vermilion campus, commencing in early August. Lakeland College offers an attractive remuneration & benefits package. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume and dossier by June 22, 2018.
Instructors, Animal Science (Dairy) Competition No: 18-2509-004WB
Key responsibilities:
• Development and delivery of curriculum in courses such as dairy production, dairy systems management and housing, general livestock and advanced dairy nutrition, dairy handling, welfare and ethics, dairy enterprise management, dairy genetics, milk quality and food safety, dairy diseases and treatment and dairy reproduction.
• Instructing and advising students in the Animal Science Technology program and working in coordination with the farm staff for successful delivery of our Student Managed Farm capstone course in the new Dairy Learning Centre.
• Classroom, lab, and field trip instruction, preparation and marking of assignments and exams, as well as participation in program and department meetings.

Job Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science/Agribusiness or a closely related field with industry experience and knowledge.
• Experience in developing and delivering innovative course content and personal experience in relation to dairy management and production.
• Knowledge and experience with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
• Ability to communicate effectively with refined presentation and facilitation skills.
• Demonstrates a positive attitude, willingness to accept and promote change.
• Ability to lead and motivate others and be committed to collaboration, effective goal-setting and evaluation, and professional accountability.
 
We will be hiring one Continuing Full-time position and one Sessional Full-time position. The Continuing Full-time position will commence in early August of 2018. The Sessional Full-time position will commence in early August of 2018 and will conclude at the end of May 2019.
 
Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resume by June 8, 2018.

For further information contact Geoff Brown at geoff.brown@lakelandcollege.ca
Instructor, Animal Health Technology Competition No: 18-2506-001WB
 Key responsibilities:
• Instructing and advising students in the Animal Health Technology and Veterinary Medical Assistant programs.
• Development and delivery of courses such as animal behaviour and handling, surgery, dentistry and pain management, diagnostic imaging, business and veterinary communications, introduction to radiographs, animal diseases and health rotations.
• Classroom, lab, and field trip instruction, preparation and marking of assignments and exams, as well as participation in program and department meetings.

Job Requirements:
• Minimum of a diploma in Animal Health Technology with industry experience in a veterinary clinic setting, DVM would be preferred.
• Registered and in good standing with the ABVMA.
• Experience in developing and delivering innovative course content would be an asset.
• Knowledge and experience with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
• Ability to communicate effectively with refined presentation and facilitation skills.
• Demonstrates a positive attitude, willingness to accept and promote change.
• Ability to lead and motivate others and be committed to collaboration, effective goal-setting and evaluation, and professional accountability.
 
This is a Sessional Full-time Faculty position which will commence in early August of 2018 and conclude at the end of May 2019.
 
Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resume by ​June 8, 2018.

For further information contact Geoff Brown at geoff.brown@lakelandcollege.ca
Instructor, Health Science/Kinesiology, University Studies Competition No: 18-2105-006WB
Key responsibilities:
• Development and delivery of curriculum for courses such as Anatomy, Physiology, Nutrition, Physical Education, and Health Education
• Instructing and advising students in the University Studies program
• Classroom instruction, preparation and marking of assignments and exams, as well as participation in program and department meetings
Job Requirements:
• Master’s degree of Science in Kinesiology
• Instructional experience at a post-secondary institution is preferred
• Experience in developing and delivering innovative course content
• Ability to communicate effectively with refined presentation and facilitation skills
• Demonstrates a positive attitude, willingness to accept and promote change
• Ability to lead and motivate others and be committed to collaboration, effective goal-setting and evaluation, and professional accountability
 
This is a Sessional Full-time appointment at the Lloydminster campus, commencing mid August 2018 and ending early June 2019. Lakeland College offers an attractive remuneration & benefit package. Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience.
 
For further information, please contact Judy Sarsons (780) 871-5767 or by email judy.sarsons@lakelandcollege.ca.
 
Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resume by May 31, 2018.
Counsellor Competition No: 18-2704-005WB
Key responsibilities:
• Provide counselling services to all students
• Maintain registration with Alberta/Saskatchewan and Canadian professional regulatory bodies, professional liability insurance, and competencies as required by regulatory bodies through continuing education activities
• Meet with the College Nurse, the Wellness Advisor, and Residence and Commons staff to discuss student difficulty on an individual basis as needed
• Serve students, faculty and staff on the Vermilion campus with a consistent schedule that is approved by the Dean/Chair and maintained for the academic year.
• Report monthly statistics, regarding services provided, to the Chair, Teaching & Learning


Job Requirements:
• A Master’s degree in Counselling, Psychology, or a related discipline
• Training and experience in special education would be an asset
• Ability to work in a team environment
• A background in administering and interpreting achievement and psychological tests is an asset. This role functions as a resource person to staff and academic departments on issues of learning and student development.

This is a Sessional Full-time Faculty appointment at the Vermilion campus, (35 hours per week) commencing August 27, 2018 and ending June 21, 2019.
 
Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resume by June 8, 2018.
Instructor, English Literature, University Studies Competition No: 18-2105-009WB
Key Responsibilities:
• Development and delivery of curriculum for courses in English Literature, Canadian Literature, Children’s Literature
• Instructing and advising students in the University Studies program
• Classroom instruction, preparation and marking of writing assignments, essays, and exams
Job Requirements:
• Master’s degree of Arts in English Literature, Ph.D. is preferred
• Instructional experience at a post-secondary institution is preferred
• Experience in developing and delivering innovative course content
• Ability to communicate effectively with refined presentation and facilitation skills
• Demonstrates a positive attitude, willingness to accept and promote change
• Ability to lead and motivate others and be committed to collaboration, effective goal-setting and evaluation, and professional accountability
This is a Sessional Part-time Faculty appointment at the Lloydminster campus, commencing early September 2018 and ending late April 2019. Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience.
For further information, please contact Mark Cryderman (780) 871-5442 or by email mark.cryderman@lakelandcollege.ca.
Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resume. This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
Instructor, Environmental Sciences Competition No: 18-2605-002WB
Key Responsibilities:
• Industrial and/or instructional expertise in the following areas: Organic Chemistry
• Instructional responsibilities include classroom, lab, and field trip instruction, preparation and marking
• Participation in program meetings, departmental meetings and committees
• Liaison with relevant industry representatives to ensure a strong relation exists with the program

Job Requirements:
• A Bachelor’s degree leading to a Master’s degree in a closely related discipline is considered essential
• Teaching and industry experience closely related to the above subject areas
• Registration or eligibility for registration with a Professional Organization such as the Alberta Institute of Agrologists or Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA)

This is a Sessional Part-time Faculty appointment at the Vermilion campus, commencing August 15, 2018 and ending December 21, 2018.
The competition will remain open until June 19, 2018.





What Students Say
With the Student-Managed Farm you learn to be accountable for what you’re doing and the choices you make. You get an understanding of what it’s like to be out in industry or on a farm making decisions that count.

– Anthony Biglieni

Agribusiness Class of 2006

What Alumni Say
Lakeland College has been a integral partner in growing our own through the school of business. As an alumnus of the college, I have first-hand learning experience in the school of business. The professors welcome Servus Credit Union to facilitate classes in the Business Ethics course each year.

– Sandi Unruh

Senior Human Resources Consultant

What Faculty & Staff Say
Vertex has had great experience bringing on students from Lakeland College. We have found the Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Management) program to provide students with good academic knowledge of the environmental industry and the criteria that governs the land reclamation

– Sean Fuller B.Sc., P.Ag.

Vice President, Environmental Services, Vertex.

What Alumni Say
There is no way I would be where I am today without Lakeland College. It inspired me to be a better person and to get a job in something I love doing. I am so thankful I had such a great experience at Lakeland and I hope future students do as well.

– Danielle Gaboury

Business studies, Class of 2016.

What Students Say
I recommend the UT program to people all the time. The smaller setting Lakeland offers, is very conducive to learning. It's less intimidating than the larger universities and allows for more class interactions and discussions

– Kelly Mykytuk

2nd year UT student, 2017-18

What Alumni Say
I have loved my experience at Lakeland. The teachers are personable, and quick to share about their own experiences. They encouraged me to run with my own ideas and see what would happen; they got excited about my designs, which gave me the confidence to do my best and be more creative.

– Payton Ramstead

Class of 2016, Interior Design student.

What Alumni Say
At Lakeland College you are guaranteed to have time out of the classroom where you can put everything you learned together and actually see that what you’re learning is relevant.

– Alisa Brace

Animal Health Technology, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The friendships I made, the experiences we were provided with, and the welcoming atmosphere of the Vermilion Campus made my time at Lakeland extremely valuable and memorable

– Grayden Kay

Animal Science & Agribusiness, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
Lakeland College was a learning environment unlike any other school. It allows students to learn beyond the classroom, and staff and faculty genuinely want to see students succeed. It’s a place where you can feel comfortable asking questions and where everyone has a place and fits in.

– Carson Reid

Agribusiness, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The instructors were the highlight of my time at Lakeland. It made a huge impact on my college experience to have instructors who challenged, encouraged, and believed in me.

– Jessica Cadrain

Child & Youth Care, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
At the beginning of my first year, I was really stressed out as I felt I had no artistic ability. But with the instruction and time put in by the interior design faculty, I was able to develop my artistic abilities. Now I am fully confident in and exceeding well in the artistic side of this career!

– Naomi Mason

Interior Design Technology, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I just feel like you get the best education at Lakeland, especially from the time that the instructors can actually spend with you. I like the class sizes too – everything’s been great about my Lakeland experience.

– Dean Coulson

Heavy Equipment Technician, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I do give Lakeland College credit for reigniting my interest and even preparing me for Miss Rodeo Canada. Lakeland helped me to grow enough to have the confidence to think I could take on that role and become that person. I think that I have and I am really grateful for that

– Ali Mullin

Agribusiness, class of 2014, former Miss Rodeo Canada.

What Alumni Say
I feel the professors at Lakeland actually prepared me for the profession. It’s impossible to be just a number here when there are 12 students in all of your classes. When the school advertised small class sizes, they actually meant it.

– Stephen Mark Visser

Real Estate Appraisal and Assessment, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I was involved in the president’s gala in April where I was an emcee for the evening, it was a great experience, and I had a lot of fun doing it and would recommend it to everyone.”

– Lucas Tetreault

HOPE Power Engineering, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
I would recommend Lakeland College for the simple fact that it's for everybody. As a mature student who went back to school much later than his 18th year, I was immediately accepted, and not ostracized in the least

– Donald James Shaw

Accounting Major, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
All the hands-on learning was great and very helpful once placed into the industry. Having clients leave with a smile after each service assured me that I was in the right field of work. I would recommend Lakeland to anyone.

– Courtnee Coolidge

Esthetician, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The professors care so much about their students at Lakeland and are able to know each and every one of them by name, so much so that they are able to nominate a ton of students for awards.

– Stephanie Wakefeild

University Transfer, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
They really put you in the lead at Lakeland. Lakeland cares about its students, empowers them, and gives them opportunities to achieve their goals. I don’t see Lakeland as a stepping stone or a first step – I see it as a bridge and an integral part of my education.

– Alyssa Wells

University Transfer, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
I wanted to get experience in the field of assessment as it would give me exposure to what it’s like day to day. It was an invaluable experience as I find it hard to imagine what it would be like working in a particular field or area until I’m doing the work.

– Sheldon Farrell

Real estate appraisal and assessment, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
In the campus spa, they give you time to work with each client so nothing is rushed and you’re able to concentrate on providing the best service you can to your client.

– Daphney Couturier

Esthetician, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
It’s going to be a lot easier to start our first jobs having this experience and having been able to build our confidence in the campus spa. I love that we get to have this opportunity.

– Darby Watchel

Esthetician, Class of 2017.

What Employers Say
Lakeland is a great place to find employees. The college provides real world training that equips soon-to-be employees with knowledge and people skills that are highly sought after in the agriculture industry these days.

– Dustin Dinwoodie

Key Account Manager – Western Canada Arysta LifeScience