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Non-Credit Instructor – Accounting Technician

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

This position is on main campus in person Monday - Friday

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Non-Credit Instructor – Accounting Technician
Faculty/Instructor Profile
Instructors within the Accounting Technician Certificate program offers expertise and innovation in educating adult learners. Instructors are responsible to provide course instruction, evaluate and contribute to the development and maintenance of the course curriculum. The purpose of the Accounting Technician Certificate is to provide learners with the opportunity to learn various perspectives and gain the fundamental skills for using computer software including Window, Microsoft Excel, Sage 50, QuickBooks and learn the manual processes behind accounting software.
Position Responsibilities
Instructor responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Deliver learning content to learners, Marking and grading, providing feedback and guidance to students, being available to provide assistance to students is expected.
  • Provide a positive and innovative learning experience, supports, and utilizes principals of adult learning in education.
  • Help to develop curriculum.
  • Evaluate learning outcomes and provides timely feedback to learners.
  • Collaborates with co-instructors and faculty support to ensure best practices in education.
  • Knowledge and understanding of professional career paths for which learners are enrolled.
  • Selects educational strategies to effectively meet learners needs support success of learners with diverse cultural and educational backgrounds.
Required Qualifications
  • 2 years full-time work experience in the field with relevant education.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in study relevant to the subject matter preferred.
  • 5 or more years of full-time work in the field
  • Prior instructional experience
Salary or Hourly? Hourly
Salary Commensurate with education and experience
Benefits and Compensation Information
About Red Deer Polytechnic
Focused on advancing the economic and social priorities of Alberta, Red Deer Polytechnic (RDP) provides more than 80 industry-relevant programs within a breadth of credentials to approximately 6,300 credit and apprenticeship students and 3,400+ learners with Extended Education programming. With modern teaching and learning spaces, and state-of-the-art research and innovation centres in advanced manufacturing and energy innovation, the Polytechnic provides applied research opportunities, leadership in the social, economic, and cultural development of Alberta, and myriad lifelong learning opportunities.

Red Deer Polytechnic is guided by the foundational statements in our 2022-2027 Strategic Transformation Plan:

Our purpose is simple: To inspire, educate, and mentor our community of learners. We collaborate to provide diverse experiential learning opportunities for our highly skilled learners. We empower innovators and creators for impact. Our growth will be realized through quality of life and the reciprocal benefits for our stakeholders.
Our vision is to be a resourceful polytechnic, unbound by tradition. We are bold. We are resilient. We are more than applied. We will lead the transformation of post-secondary education by becoming more innovative, entrepreneurial, and sustainable with people at our core. Red Deer Polytechnic must be the best choice for our learners, our clients, our employees, and our communities, resulting in growth and readiness for the future.
Red Deer Polytechnic’s main campus is located on Treaty 7, Treaty 6 and Métis ancestral lands. This is where we will strive to honour and transform our relationships with one another.

Whatever brings you to Red Deer Polytechnic, we are glad you are here. And we look forward to having you as a valued member of our polytechnic community.
Posting Detail Information

Competition Number 2023-F-062
Faculty Employment Type Term-Certain Part-Time
Number of Vacancies 1
Desired Start Date 09/07/2023
Position End Date (if term-certain) 04/26/2024
Hours of Work 9:00am - 2:30pm, Monday to Friday
Open Date 06/20/2023
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Note to Applicant
To fulfill Red Deer Polytechnic’s mission to enrich the intellectual, economic, cultural, and social development of Central Alberta, people representing diverse perspectives and experiences are required. We welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous persons, Black and racialized persons, women, persons with disabilities, persons with any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.
Red Deer Polytechnic will provide job applicants with accommodations in accordance with the Alberta Human Rights Code. To request an accommodation, please contact All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Special Instructions to Applicants
This position is on main campus in person Monday – Friday

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+
  2. * What is your highest level of education attained?
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PhD

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. References Names and Contact Information