SAIT Contract Instructor, Legal Assistant Program in Calgary, Alberta

Contract Instructor, Legal Assistant Program

School of Business

At the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), we are the shapers. The makers. The originals, driven by a passion for excellence and impact. We offer action-based learning, solution-focused research and enterprising collaborations with partners from around the world. We are a global leader in applied education, an Alberta Top Employer and a destination workplace for people empowered to make a difference in the lives of students. Now is an exciting time to join this one-of-a-kind place…SAIT.

The School of Business is one of the largest business schools in Western Canada. Our faculty and staff are passionate about student success, in an environment that values academic excellence, teamwork, collaboration and driving innovation. We deliver programming to more than 3,800 students in credit programs and 10,000 registrants annually in our professional and leadership programs. Our degrees, diplomas, and courses are aligned to industry and designed to meet the needs of today’s employers. Programming areas include accounting, financial services, human resources, management, supply chain, marketing, administrative, legal, and more.

We are currently seeking contract part time instructors who possess work experience in Real Estate Law and Business or Hospitality Law.

The teaching contract will start on September 5, 2017 and end on December 20, 2017. Additionally, this competition may be used to fill multiple positions and has the potential to extend into the winter semester


  • Prepare and present courses, lesson plans, lectures, assignments, evaluations, examinations and learning activities

  • Evaluate student progress and facilitate student achievement

  • Show personal interest in the learners

  • Create a climate conducive to optimal learning

  • Coordinate classroom delivery and assessments with faculty colleagues

  • Prepare additional study materials for learners

  • Provide ongoing support, guidance and advice to learners and potential learners.

  • Contribute in a positive way to maintain a team environment

  • Maintain and develop contacts in appropriate industry sectors

  • Maintain and develop relationships with academic colleagues.

  • Promote and support SAIT’s and the School of Business mission statement and academic plans


  • A minimum of three years of extensive industry experience in the legal field, with preference given to those applicants with experience in a real estate law practice.

  • Demonstrated excellence in communication skills, well-developed interpersonal and organizational skills are essential.

  • Work well in a team environment.

  • Previous teaching experience at the post-secondary level is preferred. SAIT also provides training to new instructors on teaching excellence in order to prepare them for the classroom environment.

  • Previous post-secondary teaching experience preferred.

  • Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.

To Apply:

Please continue with the online application process through the SAIT careers website or Online applications are strongly preferred.

Closing Date: Open until suitable candidate is found.

If you have any questions about the role please contact Please do not apply to this email address; all applications should be made through our online system.


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System ID: 2017-23817

Job Type: Casual Hourly

Employee Group: SAIT Academic Faculty Association

External Company Name: SAIT (Southern Alberta Institute of Technology)