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Robertson College Calgary is seeking an instructor to teach a variety of courses within the Legal Assistant program. The successful applicant will be a Legal Assistant or Paralegal in Alberta with a minimum of three years of experience. 

Instructors at Robertson college are professionals in the field who are committed to enhancing the student learning experience by sharing their real-world experience with our students. Become a valued member of our faculty community at Robertson College and discover a rewarding way to leverage your professional experience and expertise in the field.

About the Legal Assistant Diploma Program

The Legal Assistant program at Robertson College Calgary is 11 months in duration and is designed to give our students a basic understanding of office procedures and to equip them with the skills required to work as Legal Assistants, Legal Secretaries, Judicial Clerks or Administrative Assistants within a legal office setting including in government, real estate and leasing offices.  Courses include:

  • Civil Litigation
  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Criminal Law
  • Family Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Wills & Estates
  • Real Estate & Conveyancing
  • Legal Office Procedures
  • Legal Transcription
  • and various administrative courses

General Description

  • Instruct and evaluate students in their area of specialty with approved materials
  • Develop an instructional plan for the course(s) to be taught and ensure that it meets college and department standards
  • Plan lessons, assignments, and tests where applicable
  • Accompany and oversee students at employer sites whole on practicum placement
  • Create dynamic and engaging classroom to facilitate adult learners in achieving their learning objectives
  • Be available to problem solve all student and staff questions and concerns daily
  • Track student attendance
  • Attend faculty/staff meetings and professional development workshops
  • Stay informed about changes and developments in the field
  • Support and guide students in a positive learning environment on duties and responsibilities of a Legal Assistant
  • Implement and adhere to all college policies and procedures

Qualifications

  • Applicant must be a Legal Assistant or Paralegal in Alberta
  • 3 years of demonstrated experience as a Legal Assistant or Paralegal 
  • Training, facilitation, and instructional experience at the post-secondary level would be an asset
  • Strong organizational, communication and presentation skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Demonstrated conflict resolution skills
  • Dependable & punctual
  • Sound knowledge in computer applications (Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint)
  • Commitment to lifelong learning

To Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter to calgarycareers@robertsoncollege.com.  Robertson College would like to thank all applicants for their interest. However, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  Robertson College is a member of the Calgary Chamber of Commerce.

Contact:CalgaryCareers@RobertsonCollege.com