Instructor: Interior Design - Residential, University of Calgary Continuing Education University of Calgary Continuing Education Canada

Instructor: Interior Design - Residential, University of Calgary Continuing Education




Job ID: 18302

Updated: May 10, 2019

Location: Main Campus


Position Overview


University of Calgary Continuing Education (UCCE) houses one of Canada's largest and most successful continuing education departments. It is a multi-disciplinary unit offering diploma, certificate and non-degree programs in the classroom and online through technologies for course delivery.


In support of the University of Calgary's core principles and financial objectives, Continuing Education is an academic unit with a mandate to respond to the needs of the community through the design, development and delivery of high-quality lifelong learning opportunities.


Each year, UCCE serves over 20,000 adult learners and offers more than one thousand courses taught by hundreds of instructors—all experts in their fields. It is expected to fund, through revenue generation, the majority of its operational costs while contributing financially to the university.


The success of University of Calgary Continuing Education in meeting its business target in a competitive environment is dependent upon effectively serving students and by providing high-quality instruction and programs.


Position Description

University of Calgary Continuing Education (UCCE) is currently recruiting for an Instructor (contract (term) position) to teach INT 101 Interior Design - Residential course in the fall 2019 session. This is a graded course and applies toward any of the UCCE Visual Design Certificates:


INT 101 Interior Design – Residential (offered twice per year, fall and spring)

20 hours, classroom delivery

October 2 – November 20, 2019

6:30 – 9 pm


Course Description for INT 101 Interior Design - Residential:

Fundamental principles of composition, functional relationships of spaces, finishing materials, and furniture and fixture selection are discussed and supported by a field trip. This course looks at current and historical interior design trends as well as the basics of reading interior spaces from drawings and photographs. The design principles taught rely mainly on residential examples.



Scope of Responsibilities (high level)

1. Create effective lessons plans, develop content, learning activities, presentations, assignments, evaluations, examinations.

2.  (If online) Utilize Desire2Learn (D2L) and Adobe Connect to facilitate synchronous and asynchronous course delivery including all course materials, experiences and student communication.



1. Bachelor degree and/or Interior Design certification or Diploma

2. Industry experience required

3. Adult Learning certificate or equivalent is an asset

4. Previous teaching experience is essential; post-secondary teaching experience is preferred.

5. Previous experience utilizing Learning Management Systems such as Desire2Learn, Adobe Connect, Blackboard or Moodle, is beneficial.


These instructional positions are non-credit teaching appointments and, as such, are contract positions without benefits (other than those required by Employment Standards).


Application Deadline: May 31, 2019.


We would like to thank all applicants in advance for submitting their resumes. Please note, only those candidates chosen to continue on through the selection process will be contacted.


Additional Information


About the University of Calgary


The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit

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