We acknowledge that Mohawk College is situated on the traditional territory of the Haudenosaunee and Anishnaabeg nations, within the lands protected by the Dish with One Spoon wampum agreement, and is currently home to many Indigenous peoples from across Turtle Island.
Students are at the heart of all we do.
Mohawk employees are lifelong learners who take pride in their dedication to students and innovative education. Our mission is to educate and prepare highly skilled graduates for success and to contribute to the community, Canada/Turtle Island and the world. This has further positioned us as a preferred choice for local and international students seeking real world learning experiences and services customized to their needs.
Our values guide our actions and decisions, define our innovation culture, and focus on students, staff and community.
We are student focused. Students and learning are at the heart of all we do.
We are committed to excellence. We are committed to innovation in education, corporate services and student services.
We engage our community. We are responsive to and collaborative with the communities we serve.
We are inclusive. We ensure a welcoming and supportive environment for all.
We are accountable. We act with integrity, transparency, and base our decisions on evidence.
Truth & Reconciliation
Our Commitments to Advance Truth & Reconciliation include a strategic focus on meaningfully advancing Truth and Reconciliation. Guided by the Indigenous Education Council and with the support of Indigenous communities, we will be trusted as a committed leader and true partner in advancing Truth and Reconciliation.
The Human Resources People Strategy has been strategically aligned to the College’s commitment as well by incorporating a pillar that focuses on embedding Indigenous ways of knowing, being and doing to meaningfully advance truth and reconciliation in all of the College’s HR and people practices, policies, programs and procedures. Led by the Centre for Indigenous Relations, Knowledge and Learning (CIRKL) and Indigenous Student Services (ISS) and supported by all college community members to ensure a sustainable focus on building and maintaining strong relationships and engagement with Indigenous Peoples and communities, present and future.
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Mohawk College supports our employees’ well-being by providing and promoting healthy work environments. For instance, set in the college’s main courtyard, the HOOP Dance Gathering Place was designed with a holistic consideration to landscape, architecture, and the wider context within the college and the city. The Hoop Dance Gathering Space celebrates First Nations, Métis, and Inuit culture within the everyday experience of the college campus and honors Indigenous history on this territory. Mohawk College is also well known as one of Canada’s Greenest employers. The Joyce Centre for Partnerships and Innovation is also Canada’s largest institutional net zero building and the first in Ontario.
Mohawk College has been ranked one of the Top Employers in the Hamilton-Niagara region for 8 consecutive years and counting. Mohawk College is dedicated to ensuring that our employees are continually developed and acknowledged, while also creating an inclusive campus that provides an open, accessible, equitable, and safe environment for everyone. We know that by investing in our employees, the College will provide the best education and services for our students. Though there are many reasons why Mohawk College is recognized, the most significant is due to the efforts and achievements of our talented employees!
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at Mohawk College
As a college, we are committed to nurturing an equitable, diverse and inclusive environment for everyone to learn and work.
We believe the rich diversity among our students and the communities we serve should be reflected within our workforce. As educators we have a responsibility to act and show leadership in advancing equity, diversity and inclusion efforts in our community.
Our evolving Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan is the result of a ongoing research, consultation and collaboration between departments and individuals at all levels of the organization. It is a plan that builds on our successes to date and contains specific actions leading to outcomes that can be measured and verified over time.
Why Work at Mohawk College?
Let’s learn and grow personally and professionally!
Mohawk College’s learning and development opportunities include:
- Tuition Assistance and reimbursement for Employees
- Up to one year paid Professional Development Leave of Absence
- Mohawk College Continuing Education offered for $20 per course
- A Mentoring program which supports and facilitates the professional growth and personal development of our diverse employees through reciprocal and inclusive learning partnerships
- Access to over 14,000 online self-paced learning modules
- Personal and Professional development programs, courses and webinars announced weekly
- Frequent workshops on mental health and wellness offer employees opportunities to get more support, motivation, and knowledge to becoming their best selves
Reap the Benefits!
Some of our benefits are:
- All employees get to join the CAAT Benefit Pension Plan. As an employee, you could earn a valuable lifetime pension while you work.
- All employees enjoy additional time off during the winter holidays
- Employees can receive up to 6 weeks of paid vacation
- As full-time employees, we have access to a generous Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
- Mohawk offers 93% top up of maternity and parental leave pay to full-time employees
- Tuition Assistance for dependents of Full-Time Employees, refunding all but $50 of tuition fees
- Health care benefits packages which include dental, eye care, prescription drugs, medical travel insurance, chiropractor, naturopathy, acupuncture, social workers, psychologists and much more services
Have a Voice!
Employees have many opportunities to express their concerns and participate. For instance:
Our Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan is the result of a year-long process of research, consultation and collaboration between departments and individuals at all levels of the organization. All employees are encouraged to actively participate in the plan. This builds on our successes to date and contains specific actions leading to outcomes that can be measured and verified over time.
The College identifies and effectively responds to the concerns raised by all our employees through periodic employee engagement, demographic, and pulse surveys.
Mohawk employees frequently recognize their colleagues by sending monthly Mohawk Everyday Hero Award nominations and other efforts to instill all employees’ sense of belonging and value.
Enjoy our Amenities!
Mohawk College is situated on the traditional territory of the Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe nations, within the lands protected by the Dish with One Spoon Wampum Agreement. This land is currently home to many Indigenous peoples from across Turtle Island.
Our facilities include:
- The HOOP Dance Gathering Place in the college’s main courtyard. It was designed with a holistic consideration to landscape, architecture, and the wider context within the college and the city. The Hoop Dance Gathering Space celebrates First Nations, Métis, and Inuit culture within the everyday experience of the college campus and honors 15,000 years of Indigenous history on this territory
- An on-site Health Centre with a multi-disciplinary team offering medical, therapeutic, dental, and other wellness services
- Full-service athletic facility with state-of-the-art equipment and instructor-led classes offered at a discounted rate
- A dedicated Pollinator-friendly Rooftop Garden that contains a variety of plants that attract bees, butterflies and other pollinators native to Ontario. The Pollinator Garden supports local food production, and a diverse healthy plant population. It also creates teaching and learning opportunities that engage our students and community members
- On-campus community garden where individuals, college departments and student groups are provided garden space to grow fruits and vegetables for personal consumption. A portion of the produce from the community garden is also donated to local food banks and other non-profit partners
- The newly renovated McIntyre Performing Arts Centre is a prime space for professional and amateur performing artists
- Mohawk’s Stoney Creek Campus for Skilled Trades features top technology and professional facilities, including the Sustainable Research Centre which supports real-world training on living labs
- Longstanding Mohawk-McMaster partnership at Mohawk’s Institute for Applied Health Sciences (IAHS) Campus which feature modern, hi-tech laboratories
- Beautiful walking paths, and seating areas throughout campuses
- A bicycle loan program
- Designated parking for electric vehicles and carpool for a discounted rate
- As of January 1, 2019, all Mohawk Campuses are smoke-free
Interested in joining our team?
If you are interested in any of our open positions, please apply even if you do not meet all of the listed requirements. We look forward to hearing from you!
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