Posted on October 16, 2018 - GC1681

Company: Fleming College
Position: Professor, Geographic Information Systems
Location: Lindsay, Ontario
Contact Name: Fleming College - Human Resource Department
Deadline: October 28, 2018

Job Description

Type of Poistion: Academic Full Time Job ID: 1658

Department: School of Env & Nat Res Sciences Full/Part Time: Full Time 

Campus: Frost Regular/Temporary: Regular 

Location: Lindsay, Ontario Hours per Week: 44

Date Posted: 2018-10-13Salary Range: $62,717.00 to $108,723.00

Date Closed: 2018-10-28


What We Are Looking For:

You possess a relevant combination of education, including a post-secondary diploma or Bachelor of Science degree in Geospatial Science/Studies (or a related field of study); degree is preferred, along with a minimum of 5 years of current progressive experience.  A related Master’s Degree is considered an asset as is an in-depth knowledge of GIS and its relevant industry applications and concepts, practices, and procedures.


You have demonstrated experience and success in teaching or training large and diverse groups, with proven strategies for innovative and effective classroom management. As our ideal candidate you have recent experience in the following areas:

  • Excellent Project Planning and Organizational skills
  • Demonstrated solid understanding of cartographic principles and geodesy
  • Expertise in geospatial and environmental modeling techniques
  • Demonstrated expertise in ESRI suite of software, and ideally AutoDesk and open source desktop software
  • Application of SaaS Web/cloud based GIS tools, including at least ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Enterprise
  • Experience teaching complex and/or technical information to students with a variety of background knowledge and skills
  • Demonstrated experience with spatial data management
  • Experience using accepted field protocols for data collection (including spatially referenced data), validation, analysis, and representation
  • Experience with standard surveying techniques and equipment (including levels and total stations)
  • R Spatial, PostGIS, QGIS in data analysis
  • Using data from active and passive remote sensing, especially LiDAR
  • Managing databases using SQL
  • Python or other programming language

Experience with the following would be an asset:

  • PaaS and IaaS in GIS
  • Google Maps, MapBox, Leaflet or other Javascript-based GIS API
  • 3D modeling, point clouds, Drones
  • GPS/GNSS with correction
  • Internet of Things (IoT)


You are able to apply theories of adult learning and teaching and can contribute to curriculum and program development.  You have experience using a variety of teaching methodologies including traditional, hands-on, online, and/or blended delivery.  You foster student success through the use of effective, consistent and timely feedback. 

Please Note

Please note that internal candidates will receive first consideration in accordance with our Academic Collective Agreement. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in Sir Sandford Fleming College.


Job Qualifications

What This Position Is About:

Do you have a passion for teaching and learning?  Have you designed and facilitated curriculum focused on integrated learning opportunities that inspire students to develop and expand their skills?  Do you excel in creating a positive learning environment that is adaptive, flexible, and focused on learning success? Do you have experience delivering teaching excellence through proven adaptability with diverse learners, and the creation of a learning environment that motivates and engages learners, using a variety of teaching methodologies and types of delivery, including blended learning? 

As a Professor in the School of Environmental & Natural Resource Sciences, you will participate in the curriculum development process and will provide academic leadership and collaboration within teaching teams to ensure the consistent delivery of assigned courses to a large group of diverse students.  You will play a pivotal role in enhancing academic excellence and achieving course learning outcomes by creating an effective learning environment through sound design, teaching, assessment, and curriculum review practices.  Faculty teach in teams and develop/deliver curriculum in a variety of ways including: lectures, labs, field courses, co-op, and work placements.

For More Information

More information on our Geographic Information System Programs is available at:

Please see the Professor Definition and the Guidelines for Professional Practice - Faculty.

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Sir Sandford Fleming College is committed to building an inclusive and accessible learning and working environment.  We believe in and promote the rights of all persons with disabilities as enshrined in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, the Ontario Human Rights Code, and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA 2005) and its related Accessibility Standards Regulations.  To meet this commitment, Fleming College will make appropriate accommodations available throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.  If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform our Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require to ensure your equal participation. 

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