The minimum educational requirement for this position is a Baccalaureate degree in Nursing and a Master’s degree in Nursing or a related field. The incumbent will have teaching experience with adult learners and have experience and understanding of adult instructional methods. The incumbent will have at least 2 years of recent clinical experience, (ideally within the last 5 years) as a Nurse or an Instructor. In addition, they must be eligible to be registered with the Registered Nurses Association of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut (RNANT/NU) and possess a current certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Level C certification prior to the start date of employment. Applicants must meet the selection criteria for faculty appointment with the collaborative university partner.
Desirable assets include a PhD in Nursing or related discipline. Completion of one more of the following courses and programs is also an asset: Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Advanced Life Support (ALS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) and Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC). Extensive academic and clinical nursing experience in Pediatrics, Obstetrics, Community Health, Primary Care and/or Mental Health is ideal. Nursing experience, in rural or remote communities is an asset. Ideally the incumbent will have knowledge of Canadian and Nunavut Health care systems. Our ideal candidate will have worked and taught in cross-cultural situations, preferably credit courses at a post-secondary level.
Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered. Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is an asset.
Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.
Current indeterminate Government of Nunavut employees, who apply and are successful on this term position competition, may be offered a competitive transfer assignment for the duration of the term.
Relocation costs, including moving expenses and flights are arranged and covered by Nunavut Arctic College.
The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit. Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy.
Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration.
Applicants may submit their resume in the Official Language of their choice.
Eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.
Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website.
Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
CONTACT: Manager of HR
Nunavut Arctic College
PO Box 600 Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0
Phone: (867) 979-7231
Fax: (867) 979-7108