Instructor, Aircraft Avionics Technician Programs Job in Calgary, AB at SAIT –

SAIT’s School of Manufacturing, Automation & Transportation provides the skills-based training and development to prepare students for a career in Alberta’s rapidly growing oil and gas, transportation, manufacturing and automation sectors. We provide applied learning in action through our trades and technology programs.

The Opportunity

The School of Transportation has been part of SAIT since its inception in 1916, with the original discipline of Motor Mechanics. Now,100 years later, we provide hands-on, practical education for automotive, aviation, heavy equipment and rail careers. Our state-of-the-art facilities include the Clayton Carroll Automotive Centre, the Art Smith Aero Centre, the Centre for Rail Training and Technology, and the RV Excellence Centre. Our passionate team is committed to providing learners with a high-quality education and in-demand skills.

Reporting to the Academic Chair, Aviation Technology Programs, we are currently recruiting a Full-Time Salary Avionics Technology Instructor to share their knowledge to equip the next generation and provide exceptional service to students and clients. If you are a positive and highly motivated Aircraft Maintenance Engineering with a Transport Canada AME, E license we are looking for you.

The Role

Instruct high-level technology courses to mature learners both online and face to face.

Develop course outlines, profiles, and curriculum.

Develop content to support online learning if theory courses.

Participate in curriculum and program reviews

Prepare additional study and lab materials for learners

Evaluate student progress and achievement

Provide ongoing support, guidance and advice to learners

Maintain close contact with relevant industry sectors

Continuously develop professionally: by enhancing both technical knowledge and instructional skills.

Work collaboratively with colleagues to create an engaging and positive work and learning environment.

Perform related duties as assigned to meet the emerging needs of SAIT and its students

Qualifications & Experience

Transport Canada AME, E licence

Minimum Post-Secondary Education: Two-year Avionics Technology diploma

Minimum of 10 years of industry work experience

Communication skills; including written, spoken and presentation skills.

An innovative mindset and the desire to make long term lasting improvements.

Ability to take a firm stand on important issues yet is empathetic to the needs of learners and the work team.

Previous industry instructional experience is an asset

Previous Post-Secondary Teaching Experience is an asset

Intermediate computer skills with a working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet applications, industry related software and the ability to use a variety of multimedia elements to create presentations.

Demonstrated excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to function as a team member.

A customer service focus and strong relationship building skills

Job classification: Instructor – S4001

Salary range: $79,000 – $94,000

Hours Per Week: 37.5

Position End Date: June 30, 2024

Posting closing date: Open until position is filled




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Company Location:  Calgary, AB

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