Working at Red Deer Polytechnic
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Red Deer Polytechnic’s greatest asset is the people who work here.
Our people are passionate and make a difference every day. At RDP, we offer a variety of employment opportunities for faculty and staff roles across our post-secondary institution.
RDP has been offering diverse programs and opportunities for learners since it was founded – as Red Deer College – in 1964. In 2021, we announced a new chapter in our evolution, when our institution officially became Red Deer Polytechnic.
To fulfill Red Deer Polytechnic’s mission of advancing economic and social development in Alberta, people representing diverse perspectives and experiences are required. We welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous persons, Black and racialized persons, women, persons with disabilities, persons with any sexual orientation and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.
Red Deer Polytechnic provides job applicants with accommodations in accordance with the Alberta Human Rights Code. To request an accommodation, please email People & Culture.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
As you consider applying for a position at Red Deer Polytechnic, we want to help take some of the guesswork away. We hope to make the steps of applying for a position, being interviewed and being hired a positive experience.
As you explore the potential of working at RDP, you may have some questions. We've compiled information to help answer frequently asked questions.
Red Deer Polytechnic has a Faculty Association and bargaining units for staff members.
You may view current Collective Agreements to learn about working conditions for our employees that promote the mutual interests of Red Deer Polytechnic, the unions, the faculty association and our employees, as we work together to support our students and our communities.
Our onboarding program is designed to provide you with the tools and information you need to transition into Red Deer Polytechnic and become a high-performing contributor.
Successful onboarding is a shared responsibility between People & Culture, leadership team members, supervisors and you.
New employees will receive an onboarding package from RDP's People & Culture team. New faculty and staff members will be invited to attend a Welcome Onboarding Session, hosted throughout the year.