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Employment Opportunity

Hairdressing Instructor - Extended

Competition Number: 12-2054
Appointment Type: Temporary Full-time
Subject to funding and enrolment.
Start/End: January 28, 2013 up to January 24, 2014 -
May end early or be extended.
Workload: 25 hours per week of direct instruction (40 weeks of instruction with scheduled breaks); alternate work week, 4 days per week, Monday-Thursday
Employment Group: BCGEU
Position: 00206
Location: Cowichan Campus - Cowichan
Duties: Reporting to the Instructional Director, Cowichan, teach classes in theory and practice of hairdressing following prescribed curriculum to secondary school students. Teach in a classroom and salon environment. Operate a working salon open to clientele from the general public.
  Candidates must demonstrate commitment to teaching, learning, and student success through ongoing professional training, subject currency, and institutional service. Successful candidates will participate in a wide range of activities outside the classroom, including student support; institutional, faculty and department committees; meetings and other initiatives; and professional activities in keeping with their disciplines in and outside the institution.

Required Qualifications: BC Hairdressing licence. Provincial Instructor Diploma (if in progress, maximum two years to complete) from an appropriately accredited institution. Five years recent related experience. Pivot point training experience. Excellent interpersonal skills. Competence using Microsoft (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Access). Demonstrated ability to use instructional technology. Successful candidates will be responsive to diverse cultural and academic backgrounds and learning styles. Proven instructional experience with secondary school students.
Preferred Qualifications: Prior experience operating a hairdressing salon.
Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
Posting Period: November 01, 2012 - January 01, 2013
Note: Vancouver Island University regrets that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Vancouver Island University embraces the principle of employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and people of Aboriginal descent.