Faculty, GIS/Remote Sensing

Selkirk College
Posted a month ago
Full Time

Job Description

Faculty, GIS/Remote Sensing The School of Environment and Geomatics is seeking an instructor to teach in the Geographic Information System (GIS) programs. Under the supervision of the School Chair, the successful applicant will have the education and experience to provide instruction in some or all of the following courses in the winter semester, depending on qualifications: Remote Sensing using QGIS (online), Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (online), and New Media for GIS (on campus)

Location Castlegar Department Education Subdepartment School of Environment and Geomatics Employment Group SCFA Recruitment Type Internal / External Appointment Type Short-Term FTE =<.56 Desired Start Date 16/12/2021 End Date (if applicable) 20/04/2022 Closing Date 17/11/2021 Competition # 12164 Main Duties and Responsibilities

Deliver GIS and/or remote sensing courses in a traditional or online classroom Develop and deliver teaching strategies and assessments that meet course outcomes and enhance learning Provide constructive and meaningful feedback to students Participate in school and program meetings for all relevant schools Develop or update curriculum according to Selkirk College policy and procedures Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

Remote Sensing: Application of fundamental concepts related to the physical principles of remote sensing Experience with: remotely sensed image pre-processing image enhancement techniques and image classification change detection analysis and biophysical modelling with remotely sensed data open data catalogues QGIS software with remote sensing applications GIS: Demonstrated expertise with ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Online software Application of fundamental concepts in Geographic Information Science such as spatial data models, cartography, coordinate systems and datums, data visualization, data exploration, data management, spatial data analysis, and editing Other: GIS related experience with: blogs, websites, video and map editing using a variety of software, creation of infographics, and a variety of social media platforms Expertise with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop to create infographics and edit cartographic products Experience with learning platforms like Moodle and online course delivery will be an asset Share Selkirk’s student-centered values and mission “to inspire lifelong learning, transform lives through education and training, serve our communities” Demonstrated ability to work with students with diverse backgrounds and academic abilities Strong organizational and problem-solving skills Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both orally and in writing) Strong competencies in working independently and as part of a team Education and Experience

Master's degree in Geomatics, GIS, Remote Sensing or related field Two to three years teaching experience in a post-secondary environment Industry GIS experience is desired. Applicants with lesser education or experience may be considered for all or some of the available position. This is a short term, part-time (up to 56%) replacement position commencing December 16, 2021 and ending April 20, 2022. Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Selkirk College Faculty Association Collective Agreement. The salary range is $2,369.08 - $3,806.85 bi-weekly (at 100% appointment) and is based on qualifications and experience.

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