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Employment Opportunity

Carpentry Foundation Instructor

Faculty of Trades & Applied Technology
 
Competition Number: 13-2001
 
Appointment Type: Temporary Full-time
 
 
Start/End: January 21, 2013 up to August 30, 2013
 
  Leave Replacement: Appointment end date may be extended or end early dependent on return of incumbent.
Workload: 25 hours per week of direct instruction.
Alternate workweek schedule for direct instruction is Tuesday-Friday
 
Employment Group: BCGEU
 
Position: 00206
Location: Nanaimo Campus
 
Duties: Teach all aspects of theory and practical skills required for the Carpentry Foundation Program. Ensure program standards are maintained, prepare and develop course as appropriate, maintain and submit student evaluation and grading. Work in a team approach to deliver both classroom and practical objectives in shop operations while promoting safety standards as a priority.
 
  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: Carpentry Interprovincial Trade Qualification plus five years recent relevant experience working in the trade with an emphasis on residential construction. Provincial Instructor Diploma or equivalent (if in progress, must be completed within 2 years of hire). Familiarity with and demonstrated skills in teaching adults. Proven ability in classroom management. Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and excellent interpersonal skills. A high level of energy and enthusiasm is essential. Proven positive interpersonal skills in dealing with students. 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.
 
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: Familiarity with Vancouver Island University programs, policies and procedures. Some supervisory experience.
 
Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Qualifications
Referees/References


Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
 
Posting Period: January 04, 2013 - January 10, 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.