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BIM Content Provider

University of Manitoba

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Extended Education seeks an expert in Building Information Modeling (BIM) to work with our in-house design team to develop curriculum for the course, Building Information Modeling Fundamentals I.


The Content Provider will work remotely and collaboratively with the Design and Production team, which includes the instructional designer, production coordinator, and copyright specialist/editor. It is expected that the content provider is available for virtual meetings, as well as regular asynchronous communication, with the team during the development.

During the design phase of development, the content provider will work with an instructional designer to develop a course blueprint with unit-by-unit learning outcomes; a course outline and course schedule; assessment overview, as well as individual assignments and rubrics. During the production phase of the development, the content provider will write the content, which is comprised of units and activities for online and face-to-face delivery. If media pieces are required, they will be developed during this phase. The content provider is also required to complete a mid-point review, as well as a final review of the courses.

Course information:

BIM Fundamentals I (EEAS 0130); 30 contact hours

This course provides a broad introduction to BIM (Building Information Modeling). BIM is defined and the evolution of BIM is contrasted with traditional methods. The various dimensions of BIM throughout the project lifecycle and global, national, and regional adoption trends are presented. Other topics include benefits of BIM for design change management and potential of BIM to improve sustainability. This course has no pre-requisites.


Applicants must have a minimum of five years of experience working in the AEC (Architecture, Engineering, Construction) Industry. Knowledge of the Canadian Practice Manual for BIM (buildingSMART Canada), ISO 19650, and a critical understanding of the role of BIM in the AEC professions, regionally, nationally, and globally are an asset. Applicants must have an understanding of BIM competencies and in-demand skills. Applicants must have an undergraduate degree, preferably in a field related to the AEC professions; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Applicants must possess excellent writing skills, the ability to complete tasks on schedule, and have strong communication skills. Assets include experience in the development of courses and/or teaching, and an affiliation or involvement with a recognized professional body for BIM, and completion of a recognized BIM certification course.

Applications must include a cover letter and resume. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those advancing in the selection process will be contacted. Remuneration is subject to qualifications.

The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual and gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact 204-474-7195. Please note this contact information is for accommodation reasons only.

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provisions of "The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy" (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitae will be provided to participating members of the search process.

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Posted on
Jun 14, 2021
Application due is
Jun 25, 2021