Instructor, Building Environmental Systems Operator (Part-time)

Job Description

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Employee Group: Part-time
Faculty/Department: Faculty of Continuing and Professional Studies
Campus: Trafalgar (May be assigned activity at any Sheridan campus)
Reference Number: 18/PT/16
Salary Range: Based on relevant educational qualifications and experience
Start Date: Spring 2018

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Application Details: The Human Resources department maintains a Faculty Pool of resumes for job seekers interested in part-time teaching opportunities at the College.


Sheridan is looking for outstanding individuals to join our faculty team in the Building Environmental Systems Operator program.  This program offers students a comprehensive set of practical and critical skills, as well as knowledge in the operation of a healthy, energy efficient and economically viable building in any sector. Sheridan seeks part-time professors to teach in the following courses within the Building Environmental Systems Operator program:

  • Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (ENGI)
  • Air Handling (ENGI)
  • Controls (ENGI)
  • Electricity (BES) (ENGI)
  • Air System Design (ENGI)
  • Building  Systems: A Practical Overview (ENGI)
  • Heating (ENGI)
  • Water Treatment (ENGI)
  • Energy Effciency in Large Buildings (ENGI)
  • Hospital Building Systems (ENGI)

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Sheridan professors are responsible for developing an effective learning environment for students while respecting their diverse cultural and educational backgrounds, experiences, and individual learning styles. 


Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Delivering course curriculum in classroom and/or online, which includes ensuring student awareness of course objectives, approach and evaluation techniques
  • Tutoring and academic counselling of students, while evaluating student progress/achievement and assuming responsibility for the overall assessment of the students’ work within assigned courses
  • Defining, evaluating and validating learning outcomes and designing appropriate strategies and tools for assessing student learning
  • Developing individualized instruction and multi-media presentations and incorporating technology into the learning process where applicable
  • Attending periodic faculty meetings




  • Minimum of 2 years related professional experience
  • Diploma in a related field of study is required
  • Technical background in maintenance and practical experience in the Control and/or HVAC field
  • Background in Water Treatment; possibly combined with sales experience in water treatment products
  • Previous Building Operator experience with a broad understanding of careers in the field
  • Experience in teaching and curriculum development at the post-secondary level or equivalent experience as a trainer in industry preferred
  • Strong network of contacts with other professionals in the Building Operator industry;
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills;
  • Committed to excellence in teaching and learning and to working within a team environment.


Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous People, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Sheridan is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process.  At any stage of the hiring process, Human Resources will work with applicants requesting accommodation.


Note: Copies of educational credentials are requested at the time of an interview. As a condition of employment, Sheridan requires confirmation of educational credentials in the form of an official Canadian transcript or an official evaluation of international credentials which determines Canadian equivalency.


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