FT Professor/Program Coordinator, Bachelor of Interior Design - FMCA

  • Humber College
  • Ontario, Canada
  • Apr 03, 2024
Administrative Support Faculty and Research Instructors and Tutoring Teaching

Job Description

FT Professor/Program Coordinator, Bachelor of Interior Design - FMCA - (29068)


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 Centre 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. 

Humber’s Faculty of Media & Creative Arts offers the most comprehensive mix of media, arts and communications programs in Canada. We

specialize in storytelling of all forms: journalism and writing; film, acting and television; advertising and public relations; interaction design and

animation; music and fine arts. Live Labs and work-integrated learning opportunities complement the industry-specific business skills that are

woven through each of our programs. Our graduates are collaborative, highly skilled, career-ready professionals with the creative aptitude,

entrepreneurial ability, and resourcefulness needed to lead and innovate wherever the story takes them. 

We acknowledge that within higher education in Canada, traditional or conventional academic pathways can reinforce biases in the filling of

faculty posts. We encourage applications that may not fit all the following qualifications and that challenge our ideas of teaching and

scholarship. We are particularly interested in colleagues who bring experience in facilitating equity, diversity, and inclusion practices within their

teaching and which may include contexts outside of academia, including artistic praxis, collaborative, and community-based work.

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 and Program Coordinator, Interior Design

Status: Full-time

Faculty/Department: Faculty of Media and Creative Arts

Campus/Location: North campus

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

Program Coordinator Allowance: As per Article 14.03 A 3 of the Academic Collective Agreement, a Coordinator’s allowance will be paid in addition to the successful candidate’s salary as a Professor.

*The Program Coordinator position is a three (3) year term that may be extended.

What you will do:

Under the direction of the Associate Dean, Design, the incumbent is responsible for the following:


  • In-person, online or hybrid teaching; the incumbent may teach across several programs in the faculty, dependent on skills and experience,
  • Create an effective and innovative learning environment that engages students and encourages student success,
  • Use accessible educational tools and technology to focus on student-centered engagement, incorporating universal design for learning in course design,
  • Provide regular and iterative feedback and evaluation to learners; the professor is responsible for overall assessment and evaluation of student work, including midterm and final grade entry.

Curriculum development, course design/revision:

  • Regular review of courses in the program, including course outline creation and update,
  • Participate in annual program quality assessment processes, which can include review of program maps, course learning outcomes and objectives,
  • Review and revise course assessments,
  • Review and revise course design, course learning materials and learning approaches when needed.

Program Coordinator Duties:

Reporting to the Associate Dean, Design, the Program Coordinator is a Professor who, in addition to their teaching responsibilities, are required

to provide academic leadership in the coordination of courses and programs. This can include, but is not limited to, supporting, and mentoring

fellow faculty, being the first point of contact for program inquiries, representing the program to external stakeholders and working with other

team members such as schedulers, technical staff, and other administrators. Program Coordinators work closely with the Associate Dean to

ensure the program meets the evolving needs of the profession.

Additionally, the incumbent will be expected to work collaboratively with colleagues and participate in committees and related associations. The

incumbent is expected to support activities that contribute to Humber’s Centre’s of Innovation (COI) and engage in research projects when

appropriate. The incumbent will support student advising, student recruitment, graduate placement, assist with the promotion and marketing of

programs and develop and maintain strong industry ties.



What you bring to the role:


The successful candidate will have a Master’s degree in a design-related discipline, and NCIDQ certification, with the Council for Interior Design Qualification.

Related professional certifications are an asset, e.g. BCIN, LEED, Well Standard etc.


At least 2 years of industry experience with a commensurate network of professional contacts. Professional practice focusing on commercial and/or industrial spaces is preferred.

At least 2 years of experience teaching in post-secondary institution(s) or equivalent experience as a training in business or industry settings.


In addition to experience designing commercial or industrial interiors, this position requires skills in a range of visual communications techniques.

Confidence using and teaching the following software is an asset: AutoCAD, REVIT Adobe suite, Sketchup, Enscape (or similar 3D rendering). 

The successful candidate will be familiar with the Ontario Building Code (OBC) and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and will

have a demonstrated commitment to principles of equity and inclusion, through universal design principles. 

The successful candidate will:

  • have engaging and effective teaching skills,
  • demonstrated ability to coach and support students,
  • demonstrated ability to contribute positively to curriculum development and delivery,
  • experience managing classroom dynamics,
  • strong knowledge and application of current pedagogical principles,
  • a student focused approach and a commitment to fostering innovation and positive change.
  • possess well-developed interpersonal communication and problem-solving skills,
  • be a collaborative team player and be committed to a positive team culture.

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 HR Generalists 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 (humanrights@humber.ca).

Position Type: FT Academic

Work Locations

North Campus 
205 Humber College Blvd. 
 Etobicoke M9W 5L7

Job Family

: Media and Creative Arts
Deadline to Apply: April 22, 2024

Job Posting

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