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Instructor – Legal Courses

Instructor – Legal Courses

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Full-time Temporary
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SAIT Academic Faculty Association
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School of Business
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Instructor – Legal Courses
Hospitality Program and 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 a temporary full time instructor who possesses work experience in Real Estate Law and Business Law or Hospitality Law. 


The teaching contract for this position will start on January 2, 2018 and end on May 15, 2018.  Additionally, this competition may be used to fill current and future vacancies.



  • 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 students
  • Create a climate conducive to optimal learning
  • Coordinate classroom delivery and assessments with faculty colleagues
  • Prepare additional study materials for students
  • Provide ongoing support, guidance and advice to students and potential students
  • 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 industry experience in the legal field, with preference given to those applicants with experience in business law, hospitality law and/or real estate law.
  • Demonstrated excellence in communication skills, well-developed interpersonal and organizational skills are essential.
  • Works well in a team environment.
  • Previous teaching experience at the post-secondary level is preferred.
  • Equivalent combinations of education and industry 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.

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