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Indigenous Care Aide Non-Credit Instructor

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

This position is conditionally funded and does not qualify for conversion.

This position will be open until filled; however the first review of applications will begin on September 7, 2023.

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Indigenous Care Aide Non-Credit Instructor
Faculty/Instructor Profile
The Division of Extended Education is hiring an instructor for the Indigenous Care Aide Micro-Credential will offer expertise and innovation in educating adult learners. Instructors are responsible to provide course instructions, evaluation and contribute to the development and maintenance of course curriculum. 
Position Responsibilities
  • Provides a positive and innovative learning experience 
  • Supports and utilizes principles of adult learning in education 
  • Instructs courses as assigned in a dynamic and engaging manner 
  • Deliver courses congruent with established course curricula and program outcomes 
  • Evaluates learning outcomes and provides timely feedback to learners 
  • Collaborates with co-instructors and faculty support to ensure best practice in education 
  • Keeps current regarding industry standards and best practices 
  • Knowledge and understanding of professional career paths for which learners are enrolled 
  • Selects educational strategies to effectively meet learner needs 
  • Support success of learners with diverse cultural and educational backgrounds 
Required Qualifications
  • Post secondary diploma or degree in a health-related field.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Bachelors in Education, Master’s Degree an asset
  • At least 2 years of instructional experience
  • Experience with Microsoft Teams and LMS an asset 
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-074
Faculty Employment Type Term-Certain Part-Time
Number of Vacancies 1
Desired Start Date 09/26/2023
Position End Date (if term-certain) 11/24/2023
Hours of Work Hours of work may vary and will be dependent upon operational needs.
Open Date 08/29/2023
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 conditionally funded and does not qualify for conversion.

This position will be open until filled; however the first review of applications will begin on September 7, 2023.

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents