Professor, Advertising & Marketing Communications - FMCA

  • Humber College
  • Ontario, Canada
  • Apr 02, 2024
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Job Description

Professor, Advertising & Marketing Communications - FMCA - (29032)


Find Your Spot at Humber 


At Humber, our career paths open up a world of infinite possibilities for you to explore. People are at the heart of the Humber experience. Here,

every day we work shoulder to shoulder to deliver excellence, and in doing so, we redefine what it means to be a leader in polytechnic

education. Humber employees are a diverse group of committed, caring and fun-loving people.  

Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, one of Canada’s leading postsecondary institutions, offers a combination of

theoretical learning and hands on experience and meets its vision of transforming postsecondary education through global and polytechnic


Humber’s Centres of Innovation and Entrepreneurship will integrate applied research into program curricula and provide students with access

to interdisciplinary and industry projects. We are seeking faculty who will provide students with an exceptional learning experience as we

immerse our students in experiential learning and programs that empower them to think critically, make bold choices and become leaders of

change.  We take finding and growing the right talent very seriously. We strive to find and nurture extraordinary employees who bring their best

each day.  

If you are interested in working in higher education and are looking to contribute to the largest polytechnic College in Ontario, as we shape the

future of our students and communities, here is your opportunity to join our team.   


Job Details 

Position Title: Professor, Advertising and Marketing Communications (ADMC)

Status: Full Time

Faculty/Department: Faculty of Media and Creative Arts (FMCA)

Campus/Location: Lakeshore Campus

Salary: Academic starting salaries are determined based on qualifications and years of related experience as detailed in the collective agreement for academic employees



What you will do:

Humber’s Advertising and Marketing Communications (ADMC) program is best in class, it remains relevant in an ever-changing market and 

develops students into skilled graduates and competent employable talent. Therefore, as a faculty member of the ADMC program you will work

collaboratively with other faculty to develop and deliver the most current and inspiring curriculum to aspiring advertisers and marketers. 


The incumbent will teach, develop curriculum, design/revise specific courses, create an effective and innovative learning environment for our

students, implement innovative instructional techniques, assess student progress and achievement, work collaboratively with colleagues and

participate in committees and related associations. 

Additionally, the incumbent will contribute to the overall direction of the program, support student advising, student mentoring, student

recruitment, assist with the promotion and marketing of programs and develop and maintain strong industry ties.

Teaching will be assigned at both the North and Lakeshore campuses and may include teaching at the International Graduate School (Toronto).



What you bring to the role: 


A Master’s degree is required.  The successful candidate will possess a post-graduate degree in communications,  advertising, marketing,

design, business or media. 

Experience and Skills

Industry acumen and experience is required, demonstrated ability to teach a number of courses   offered by the college, along with specialized

skills in the following areas: advertising, marketing communications, digital and social media, media planning, buying and selling and campaign


The candidate should have a minimum of 10yrs experience in the advertising and marketing communications field, either agency side or client

side but with a direct agency relationship. You should have practical experience knowing how agencies and the agency-client relationship work,

and how the process of marketing communications works from ideation to implementation. You will also know all aspects of what the current

and evolving advertising and marketing communications looks like, including trends and innovations (technical and otherwise).

It is expected that the incumbent brings practical experience gained while working in industry along with experience teaching this subject or a

closely related one in the post-secondary environment. 

Additionally, the successful candidate should also have some of the following general traits, qualifications, and experience: 

  • Excellent interpersonal skills 
  • Team player; working collaboratively with other ADMC faculty 
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Forward-thinking with regards to the future of AI and generative technologies in the creative field
  • Strong knowledge and application of current pedagogical principles
  • Combination of excellent leadership and teaching skills with a strong commitment to academic excellence and student success 
  • Teaching experience with hybrid and/or online delivery 
  • Demonstrated ability to coach and support students
  • Understanding of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging (EDIB) 
  • Commitment to and support of equity, diversity and inclusivity in classroom  
  • Previous college teaching experience and knowledge of curriculum design and student evaluations are assets 
  • Demonstrated experience managing classroom dynamics
  • Ability to evaluate student progress/achievement and assume responsibility for the overall assessment of the student’s work within assigned courses 
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a variety of internal and external stakeholders including students, faculty, support staff, administrators and community stakeholders 
  • Commitment to a team approach for problem-solving and conflict resolution 
  • Ability to deliver curriculum in a manner that meets the needs of diverse learners 
  • Demonstrated commitment to lifelong learning  
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute positively to curriculum development and delivery
  • A student focused approach and a demonstrated commitment to fostering innovation and positive change.


What’s In it for you?

  • An opportunity to have an impact with a post-secondary institution, poised to do great things.
  • Diverse, hard-working, committed team of people who care about each other.
  • Tools and technology that will allow you to succeed at your job.
  • Amazing perks
  • Highly supportive work culture


At Humber College we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it!  Experience comes in many forms, skills are transferable, and a

progressive mindset goes a long way at Humber. If your experience is close to what we’re looking for, consider applying and tell us why you are

a great candidate for this job. Find your Spot at Humber!

We thank you for your interest in working with Humber College. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Consideration for

Support Staff and Academic positions will be given to internal employees in accordance with the respective Collective Agreements. 



Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Humber College is committed to a workforce that reflects the diversity of our students and our city. We actively seek Indigenous Peoples and individuals from equity-deserving groups with demonstrated skills and knowledge to deal with all aspects of equity, diversity and inclusion in a post-secondary environment. 


Humber College is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Our Talent Acquisition team will work with applicants requesting accommodations at any stage of the hiring process. This document is available in alternate formats upon request. 

Anti-Discrimination Statement

At Humber College, all forms of discrimination and harassment are prohibited. Students and employees have the right to study, live and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment. If you need assistance on concerns related to discrimination and harassment, please contact the Office of Human Rights and Harassment (


Position Type: FT Academic

Work Locations

Lakeshore Campus 
3199 Lakeshore Blvd. West 
 Etobicoke M8V 1K8

Job Family

: Media and Creative Arts
Deadline to Apply: April 23, 2024

Job Posting

: 4/1/24
Department: Faculty of Media & Creative Arts