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.
Instructor, Truck Driver Training Competition No: 19-2429-001WB
The School of Trades & Technology is seeking an “in cab” driver training instructor to teach Class 1/1A/3/3A.

Job Requirements:
• valid class 1
• airbrake operator’s license, Saskatchewan preferred
• instructor class 1 certifi cation
• criminal record check

This is an Employment Contract commencing as soon as possible with hours varying weekly up to a maximum
of 40 hrs/week ending June 30, 2019. A criminal record check and clean driving abstract is required.

Competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

For further information, please contact Andre Fougere at 780 871 3384.
Short Term Contract Instructors, Environmental Sciences Competition No: 19-2608-001WB
Lakeland College’s School of Environmental Sciences is looking for motivated and enthusiastic continuing education instructors to share their knowledge and expertise with our students.
If this interests you, we’d love to hear from you. Send us your resume and specify from the list below what courses you may be interested in teaching:
• ATV/UTV Rider Safety
• Snowmobile Safety - Student level
• Bear Awareness and Safety
• Chainsaw Safety
• Wetland Classification
• Peatlands and Forestlands
• Weed Identification
• Plant Identification
• Introductory Soil Science
• Soil Classification
• Electro Fishing
• Spill Responder
• Alberta Wellsite Criteria
• Contaminated Site Management
• Remediation and Environmental Site Assessment
• Ground Disturbance
Have any other skills we might be interested in? Please contact us!
These are short-term Employment Contracts at the Vermilion campus. The employment dates will be determined after discussion with the successful candidate and consideration to student’s demand for the course.
For further information please contact Kathleen Couturier at kathleen.couturier@lakelandcollege.ca
Instructors, Energy (3 positions) Competition No: 19-2450-001WB
Key responsibilities:
• Development and delivery of the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Class Power Engineering courses according to SPOECC curriculum for both the Heavy Oil Operations Technician (HOOT) and the Heavy Oil Power Engineering (HOPE) programs.
• Instructing and advising students, in the classroom and lab, preparation and marking of assignments and exams as well as participation in departmental meetings.

Job requirements:
• The successful candidate will have a 1st Class Power Engineering certificate, but a 2nd class with related experience will be considered.
• Knowledge and experience with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Ability to communicate effectively with refined presentation and facilitation skills
• Demonstrate 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
There are three positions available all commencing employment on August 6, 2019, at our Lloydminster Campus. One position is a Sessional Full-time with an end date of May 15, 2020. As well there are two Continuing Full-time positions available.

Competition will remain open until May 15, 2019.

Instructor, University Studies Competition No: 19-2501-001WB
The university transfer department is excited to add a faculty member who will champion Indigenous ways of knowledge.
Key responsibilities:
• Teach all Native Studies courses
• Teach Transitional Programming to Indigenous students
• Course preparation
• Evaluation of writing assignments, essays, and exams
• Sharing in departmental duties and team meetings
Job requirements:
• Preferred Bachelors in Education or Master’s Degree
• Instructional experience at a post-secondary an asset
• Ability to speak Cree and lived experience on a reserve would be beneficial
This is a Sessional Full-time appointment at the Lloydminster campus, for the period of August 12, 2019 to June 5, 2020.
Lakeland College offers an attractive remuneration & benefit package. Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Competition will remain open until May 17, 2019 or until suitable candidate is found.
For further information, please contact Jackie Bender (780) 871-5528 or by email Jackie.Bender@lakelandcollege.ca


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