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Professor, Protection, Security & Investigation program

Humber College

Job Title: Professor, Protection, Security and Investigation
Competition #: 2019-083
Division/Department: Faculty of Social & Community Services
Status: Full-time
Reporting To: Associate Dean
Campus: Lakeshore

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

If you are an educational leader looking for an opportunity to be part of a transformative experience and contribute as we shape the future of our students and communities, here is your opportunity to join our team.

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 leadership.

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.

Humber offers a variety of credentials including: bachelor’s degree, diplomas, certificates, post-graduate certificates and apprentice programs. Faculty and students excel in business, applied technology, media studies, liberal arts and sciences, social community services, health sciences, hospitality, recreation and lifestyle promotion and creative and performing arts. Learn more about Humber College at


The successful candidate will be required to teach several of the following courses in the Protection, Security & Investigation program: private investigations, corporate security management, risk management, surveillance techniques, cyber security, and physical security systems. The successful candidate may be required to teach additional courses as program needs dictate. The incumbent will teach, develop curriculum, design/revise specific courses, create an effective and innovative learning environment for our students, assess student progress and achievement; work collaboratively with colleagues, participate in committees and related associations. Teaching will be assigned at both the North and Lakeshore campuses and may include teaching at the Orangeville campus.

The incumbent will also support student advising, student recruitment, graduate placement, assist with the promotion and marketing of programs and develop and maintain strong industry ties.


The successful candidate will have a graduate degree (PhD. Preferred) in a relevant degree. Industry acumen, substantial experience in private and corporate security, and a minimum of 7 years of experience is required along with specialized skills in several of the following areas: private investigations, corporate security management, surveillance techniques, risk management, cyber security, and physical security systems. Experience should largely be drawn from the private security sector.

In addition, the successful candidate will have engaging and effective teaching skills, demonstrated ability to coach and support students, demonstrated experience managing classroom dynamics, strong knowledge and application of current pedagogical principles, a student focused approach and a demonstrated commitment to fostering innovation and positive change. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of principles of equity and inclusion, be a collaborative team player and be committed to a positive team culture. The successful candidate will possess well developed interpersonal communication and have demonstrated ability to contribute positively to curriculum development and delivery. The incumbent will demonstrate Social and Community Services core values: inclusion, compassion, integrity, self-awareness, and respect.

Note: Candidates are asked to identify in their cover letter what courses within the Protection, Security and Investigations curriculum they are best suited to teach.

*All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; internal candidates will be given consideration in accordance with the collective agreement. We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, please note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Humber College is committed to a workforce that reflects the diversity of our students and our city. We actively seek qualified individuals from equity seeking 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 Recruitment Coordinators will work with applicants requesting accommodations at any stage of the hiring process. This document is available in alternate formats upon request.

OPEN DATE: March 26, 2019
CLOSE DATE: April 14, 2019

All candidates are asked to submit a cover letter and resume to HR Services by applying online at: