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Employment Opportunity

Relief Welding Instructor

Powell River Campus
Competition Number: 12-2064
Appointment Type: Casual/Auxiliary
Subject to funding and enrolment
Start/End: January 07, 2013 up to June 20, 2013
Workload: 0 up to 25 hours per week of direct instruction, as and when required, to a maximum of 30 assigned days in the appointment period (hours worked reported on timesheets).
Employment Group: BCGEU
Position: 00206
Location: Powell River Campus
Duties: Duties are to instruct all phases of arc and acetylene welding to students in the Level C welding programs as well as to test welders to Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB) standards and American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) standards.
  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: Level A Certification. PWP7 and PWP10 tickets, with TIG, MIG, FCAW and fabrication experience. Provincial Instructor's Diploma or equivalent (if in progress, maximum 2 years to complete). Extensive welding experience (minimum 5 years) in an industrial setting. A high level of energy and enthusiasm is essential. Proven positive interpersonal skills. Ability to work effectively as part of a team comprised of administrators, instructors and support staff. Demonstrated knowledge of computer applications appropriate to the teaching environment. Successful candidates will be responsive to diverse cultural and academic backgrounds and learning styles. The successful candidate must hold a valid Class 5 Drivers License and have a confirmed satisfactory driving record (as specified in Vancouver Island University policy and procedures). Must successfully complete the Vancouver Island University forklift operators training program within 6 months. Must be willing to successfully complete a practical assessment to be coordinated by Vancouver Island University to determine competence to CWB and ASME standards.
Must possess a valid Class 5 BC Driver's Licence and have a confirmed satisfactory driving record (as specified in Vancouver Island University policy and procedures).

Preferred Qualifications: Previous successful teaching experience. Familiarity with Vancouver Island University programs, policies and procedures and familiarity with the BC welding training system. Some supervisory experience.
Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
Posting Period: November 29, 2012 - December 12, 2012
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.