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Professor/Program Coordinator, Fire Services

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The successful candidate will be required to teach courses in Humber’s Fire Services Ontario College Diploma program. In addition to teaching, responsibilities will include: curriculum development; lesson planning; assessing student progress and achievement; and class management. The successful candidate will be expected to establish an effective learning environment and work as a collaborative team member. In addition, the successful applicant will be expected to play an active role in student advising, student recruitment, and graduate placement. The candidate will be expected to further develop community partnerships, as well as participate on Humber College/Departmental committees and advance college initiatives. This individual will also contribute to the overall direction of the program, assisting with the promotion and marketing of the program, and developing and maintaining strong industry ties. Teaching may be assigned at both the North and Lakeshore campuses, and may include the Orangeville campus and other off-site locations.


The successful candidate will have a graduate degree in a relevant discipline and NFPA fire prevention credentials. Working knowledge of the Fire Prevention and Protection Act (FPPA) is required. The successful candidate will be knowledgeable in incident management system, and possess IMS 200 or IMS 300 credentials. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years full time industry experience and extensive expertise in the fire services field, including but not limited to: emergency services including fire suppression, fire service training, fire code inspection, fire cause investigation, and emergency measures with municipal fire services. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of proven teaching ability at the post-secondary level and will have demonstrated a commitment to excellence in the classroom. Additional qualifications include: demonstrated ability in curriculum development and delivery; an understanding of, and competency in the teaching/learning profession with a learning-centered approach; possess well-developed interpersonal communication and problem solving skills; superior and demonstrable written and oral communication, mediation, teamwork, and interpersonal skills; proven ability to work in a diverse environment and demonstrated understanding of equity and inclusion; demonstrated high degree of attention and focus to detail. The incumbent will demonstrate the School of Social and Community Services core values of inclusion, compassion, integrity, self-awareness, and respect.

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Associate Dean

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Full Time

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School of Social & Community Services


Humber Lakeshore Campus, Humber North Campus, Humber Orangeville Campus


Academic start salaries are determined by qualifications and years of related experience as detailed in the current Collective Agreement for Academic Employees. As per Article 14.03 A 3 of the Academic Collective Agreement, a Coordinator’s allowance will be paid in addition to the successful candidate’s salary as a Professor.
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