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Professor, Electrical Skilled Trades (Part-time)

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Job Title:
Professor, Electrical Skilled Trades (Part-time)
Faculty of Applied Science & Technology
Brampton, Ontario, Canada
Application Deadline:
November 30, 2022
Job Number:

Sheridan is looking for outstanding individuals to join our faculty team. The successful candidate will teach a range of practical skills and theoretical courses to students who are registered in the various Electrical Skilled Trades and related programs, listed below, in the School of Skilled Trades and Apprenticeship:

  • Electrical Techniques (1-Year Certificate)
  • Electrical Engineering Technician (2-Year Diploma)
  • 309A Electrician, Construction and Maintenance Apprenticeship
  • Dual Credit Electrical (Secondary School Students)

Courses offered in these programs can be found here:

To view course outlines, visit:

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. 

What You’ll be Doing

  • Delivering course curriculum in classroom and/or online, which includes ensuring student awareness of course objectives, approach and evaluation techniques;
  • Ensuring that course curricula are current, relevant and reflective of best practices, changes in the Canadian Electrical Code, and updates to occupational health and safety regulations;
  • 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 multi-media materials and alternative delivery strategies in support of the hybrid platform of Sheridan’s electrical skilled trades programs, and incorporating appropriate educational technologies into the learning process for an immersive online learning experience for students;
  • Attending periodic faculty meetings.

About You
You have a passion for sharing your knowledge with others and contributing to the advancement of your field. 

You respect equity and diversity and value participating in and creating safe and inclusive environments at work and in the community.

You have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and enjoy working as part of a team.

You are an agile individual with an ability to respond and adapt to change while using your problem-solving skills to most appropriately and effectively support each student’s unique needs.

You are excited to learn to use new technology, software and applications to teach effectively in today’s digital age.

The successful candidate(s) will also meet the following qualifications: 

  • Licensed Electrician (Trade Code 309A or 442A) OR Interprovincial Red Seal Construction/Industrial Electrician
  • 8 years experience as an electrician in the field;
  • Availability to teach daytime hours is preferred;  
  • Experience programming and troubleshooting programmable logic controllers (PLC) is an asset;
  • Experience with electronics, instrumentation and motor control preferred;
  • Applicants must demonstrate mastery of current materials, tools/equipment and industry practices;
  • Must have in-depth knowledge in, experience with interpreting and applying the Canadian Electrical Code;
  • Formal studies in adult or higher education an asset;
  • Experience with Learning Management Systems, especially the D2L platform, is an asset;
  • Experience in teaching and curriculum development at the post-secondary level or equivalent experience as a trainer in industry preferred;
  • Network of contacts with other professionals and companies in the electrical industry.

Who We Are:

“Every member of the Sheridan community is passionate about the transformational role we play in people’s lives. Our strategic plan, Sheridan 2024: Galvanizing Education for a Complex World (, charts a path towards a new ground-breaking model of higher education that reshapes post-secondary education and better prepares students for the future. We are committed to demonstrably advancing equity, diversity and inclusivity.  Diversity is our strength and fuels our commitment to excellence.  Across our campuses, we’re making meaningful strides towards developing an equitable and inclusive community”.

Other Details
Faculty/Department: Faculty of Applied Science and Technology
Campus Location: Davis (may be assigned activities at any Sheridan campus).
Employee Group: Part-time Faculty
Salary Range: Based on relevant educational qualifications and experience. 
Start Date: Fall 2022
Application Deadline: November 30, 2022

Sheridan is deeply committed to implementing the Calls to Action framed by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. We acknowledge that we live and work on the traditional territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nations, Anishinaabe Nation, Huron-Wendat and the Haudenosaunee Confederacy. Sheridan is situated on these lands, and it is our collective responsibility to honour and respect those who have gone before us, those who are here, and those who have yet to come. We are grateful for the opportunity to be working on this land.

Sheridan values the diverse and intersectional identities of its students, faculty, and staff. Sheridan regards equity and diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to accessibility for all employees. Sheridan seeks applicants who embrace our values of equity, anti-racism, and inclusion. As such, we encourage applications from qualified candidates who have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including those who identify as First Nations, Métis and/or Inuit/Inuk, Black, members of racialized communities, persons with disabilities, women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.

Sheridan is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. If you have any application, interview, or workplace accommodation requests, please contact Human Resources.

You may be asked to provide copies of your educational credentials at the time of interview. Upon hire, we require official confirmation of educational credentials and Canadian equivalency assessments, if applicable.