Port Hawkesbury, NS, CA
1h ago

What you will be doing

This position reports to the Academic Chair and may receive daily functional guidance from the faculty member in the assigned program(s).

The Program Assistant provides assistance to the faculty by overseeing safe work practices, overseeing program inventory control procedures and maintaining practices and procedures within the learning environment.

This program assistant will assist faculty with learning demonstrations, interact with students in the learning environment to help reinforce learning, and in collaboration with faculty, assist with the facilitation of safety meetings with students.

The Program Assistant will also work with little or periodic supervision on a variety of assignments often requiring judgment and decision.


You are a collaborative, team player who takes personal accountability to deliver on what is expected in your role and you strive for excellence every day.

You understand your position as a role model to each of our students and as such, you demonstrate the utmost professionalism, integrity and respect for all persons in everything you do.

You are committed to life-long learning, occupational currency and a belief in NSCC's mission. You bring a learning-centered perspective to everything you do.

You think broadly, celebrate diversity of thought, and respect the uniqueness of individuals. You flourish in a dynamic, changing and sometimes ambiguous environment by keeping informed and connected within your role and the College. Is this you?

Qualifications and Occupational Experience :

  • The minimum educational qualification for this position is a Fishing Master IV or Bridge Watch Rating Certificate from Transport Canada.
  • You have a minimum of three years of recent and related occupational experience working in the fishing or marine Industry.
  • In addition, you have worked on ships or fishing boats, completed Marine Emergency Duties training.
  • Experience in standard housekeeping and safety protocols.
  • You possess basic internet skills to search for information coupled with internet information skills to evaluate the information you find.
  • Above all, you are comfortable working in a digital environment; you take responsibility for acquiring knowledge about advancing technology;
  • and you are committed to using technology in support of an exceptional student experience

  • You have demonstrated experience liaising with business and industry in your field
  • You have knowledge and experience in applying WHMIS, Occupational Health and Safety and occupation-specific safety practices
  • Relevant Skills and Knowledge

  • You demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • You are known for your superior interpersonal skills and are able to effectively manage interpersonal relationships and issues
  • Your commitment to excellence, to life-long learning and to community involvement make you an ideal candidate for Faculty at NSCC
  • Nova Scotia Community College

    We are Nova Scotia Community College. Our mission is to help "Build Nova Scotia's economy and quality of life through education and innovation.

    We offer more than 130 advanced skill programs in five academic schools, serving the whole province through a network of 13 campuses.

    Fully 86% of our graduates are employed, most in their field of study; close to 90% have chosen to live and work in Nova Scotia.

    NSCC makes things happen. We're growing the economy of Nova Scotia, we're producing highly skilled workers, and we're building communities.

  • How are we doing it? By providing the most career-oriented education available in Nova Scotia today; by maintaining close links to industry;
  • and by inviting exceptionally talented people to join NSCC's team of 2,000. Consider being a part of excellence in learning and having the chance to help build Nova Scotia's future while building your own.

    All NSCC positions are advertised every Tuesday and Thursday. To learn more about our hiring process, please follow this link.

    Work With Us

    You will change lives. You will join committed individuals as we work to build Nova Scotia's economy and improve quality of life through education and innovation.

    As an NSCC employee, you will be part of that change.

    You will change lives.

    You will find a place to grow personally and professionally with opportunities for professional development and collaborative projects.

    You will do meaningful and challenging work in a publically accountable and respectful working and learning environment that is diverse, safe and inclusive.

    You will have the freedom to enable innovation, improvement and excellence.You will celebrate the uniqueness of individuals.

    NSCC campuses are located on the traditional territory of the Mi'kmaq People. Nova Scotia Community College values diversity and inclusion and is committed to employment equity.

    We encourage applications from all qualified candidates including Aboriginal / Indigenous Persons, members of racially visible communities, persons with disabilities, and women.

    Applicants from these communities wishing to self-identify may do so by completing an online questionnaire with your application.

    You will find a place to grow You will do meaningful and challenging work You will celebrate the uniqueness of individuals.

    NSCC offers a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package. As a learning-centred organization, we provide opportunities for every NSCC employee to be a life-

    long learner. Candidates selected for interviews will be expected to provide at least three recent, occupational references.

    The successful candidate will be expected to provide official transcripts to show proof of academic achievements. NSCC is committed to the full inclusion of all applicants.

    As part of this commitment, NSCC will ensure that applicants are provided reasonable accommodations, as required. If accommodation is needed to participate in the job application process, please contact Nikki Berrigan at nikki.

    berrigan Our Employee Workplace Accommodation Policy can be found here.

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