Georgian delivers powerful ways to accelerate your career, success and future. Our commitment to being an active agent of growth extends not only to our students, graduates, communities and industry – but also to our employees.
Named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers seven times and one of Canada’s Greenest Employers five years in a row, it’s no wonder we’ve cultivated a reputation for being a leading, innovative and inspiring workplace.
You may apply to work at Georgian for the chance to excel in a rewarding profession, but you’ll choose to stay because of our exceptional culture, collaborative team environment, opportunity for growth and development, and the chance to make a difference in the lives of students.
In addition to a rewarding career, here are some of the other benefits offered to full-time employees of Georgian College:
- competitive compensation
- comprehensive benefits plan
- CAAT defined-benefit pension plan – fully matched contributions
- generous vacation policy
- tuition reimbursement
- reduced course fees for college staff
- computer purchase program
- subsidized memberships to fitness centres at the Barrie, Orillia and Owen Sound campuses
- Barrie Campus health care clinics open to the public
Discover for yourself what makes Georgian College a great place to work. Start your journey with Georgian today.
Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at Georgian College.
Who teaches at Georgian? Smart, dedicated professionals just like you.
Each year, Georgian College hires hundreds of talented professionals who commit two to six hours per week to students, sharing rich field experience and knowledge. We believe in connecting solid learning principles with current, real-world expertise in the classroom. Who better to teach than those with first-hand experience?
Throughout the year, we invite applications for future part-time faculty opportunities from people in our community with the skills and knowledge to transform the way our students learn. We work with part-time teaching candidates to help them access the peer and teaching supports they need to inspire and connect with their students.
- postsecondary education relevant to the subject matter being taught
- current industry experience
- relevant certifications/memberships in related associations (where applicable)
- commitment of two to six hours of set scheduled time per week to spend in the classroom
- excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- commitment to lifelong learning
- ability to help build a team environment
Q. In which areas can I teach?
A. Opportunities are available in many program areas including:
- Business and Management Studies
- Community Safety
- Design and Visual Arts
- Engineering Technology and Environmental Studies
- Health and Wellness Studies
- Hospitality, Tourism and Recreation
- Human Services
- Liberal Arts
Please visit our Academic areas for detailed information on course offerings in each of these areas.
Q. How many hours could I work in a week?
A. Part-time faculty members teach two to six hours per week.
Q. What is the timeframe I need to be available?
A. Courses are taught between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. If you are available to teach only in the evening, you may still be considered.
Q. What is the rate of pay?
A. Rate of pay is based on an individual’s relevant teaching/occupational experience and relevant postsecondary education. If hired, you will be asked to complete a faculty evaluation form which payroll staff will use to determine your rate of pay based on a prescribed formula.
Q. Am I required to complete any regulatory training to work at Georgian?
A. Yes. All Georgian employees are required to complete the following training modules as part of their employment contract: Health and Safety, AODA Customer Service Training and AODA Accessibility Awareness for Educators as per the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005. However, if you have completed any of this training at your last place of work, you can submit your certificates for review and approval.
Q. How many students are typically in one class?
A. Class sizes vary based on the subject/discipline, depending on whether it takes place in a lab or classroom, but it can range from 24 to 60.
Q. How much does parking cost at Georgian?
A. Please refer to our parking web page.
Q. What type of technology do you have in the classroom?
A. Our classrooms are equipped with standard multimedia (projectors, screens, podiums, etc.). There are also labs with program-specific technology. No matter the technology, Georgian has the supports in place to help you learn along the way.
Q. Is curriculum content already developed? Would I be responsible for creating my own content?
A. Curriculum content has already been developed for you. The method in which you deliver the content and course evaluation is your responsibility and will thus reflect your individual expertise and teaching style.
Q. How long do courses generally run?
A. Courses typically run in 14-week semesters (with a week-long break in each semester). There are three semesters in the academic year. However, individual teaching contracts are based on one semester at a time.
Q. Who do I report to?
A. Depending on the area, you would report to the Associate Dean or Dean.
Q. What is the selection process?
A. The process may vary slightly by academic area, however, all will include a personal interview.
Q. Will I have space to work from at the college?
A. Yes. Shared office space is available and you will have access to a college computer.
Q. Will I be evaluated during or after teaching the course?
A. Yes. You will be evaluated at the end of each semester you teach.
Please take a moment to review the following information regarding Georgian’s application process, as we do have unique processes for each employment type. Please note: Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
- Georgian College is no longer able to accept unsolicited resumés – please apply directly to a competition
- application instructions vary – read the “How to apply” section of each posting carefully and apply as directed
- save your covering letter and resumé (or curriculum vitae) as ONE document and use the competition number as the document name
- late applications will not be accepted
- only those selected for an interview will be contacted
- submit a separate application for each position
- address cover letters to Human Resource Services, or relevant manager’s title
- please attach your resumé in Word, pdf or plain text formats
- tailor your resumé to highlight posting requirements/experience
- ensure information you provide is correct and true to the best of your knowledge (dates, employers, experiences, job titles, etc.)
- include dates (month and year) to correspond with work experience and education in your resumé
- if you are selected, reference letters and copies of educational credentials will be asked for during the interview and offer stage, they are not required upon application
- submit all applications on or before the closing date (5 p.m. on the advertised closing date)
- an email confirmation will be generated once an application has been received (with the exception of part-time faculty) – please do not call for further confirmation
If you are having trouble submitting your application or have questions regarding our process, please contact us at 705.728.1968, ext. 1630 or HDQ@georgiancollege.ca.
Thank you again for your interest in Georgian College.
Postings with special application instructions
Some Georgian College positions have special or unique application instructions. For these positions, application instructions are included in the “How to apply” section of the job posting. Please submit your application accordingly.
Information for full-time faculty candidates
Candidates with international credentials will be required to provide an evaluation to confirm the Canadian equivalency of their educational credentials. Georgian will accept evaluations from World Education Services (WES) or International Credential Assessment Service of Canada (ICAS). As part of the selection process, candidates will be required to arrange to have their official evaluations forwarded directly to Human Resources. Any costs associated with obtaining or forwarding of these documents is at the expense of the candidate.
For additional information, listed below are links to the websites of both organizations:
Although evaluations are not required at time of application, if you have not started the credential evaluation process, we recommend you speak to your preferred evaluation organization to confirm the timelines associated with your evaluation. Georgian College typically allows a one-week turnaround from the time we request your evaluation.