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Employment Opportunity

Instructor(s) Power Engineering / Gas Process Operator Certificate Program

Faculty of Trades & Applied Technology
 
Competition Number: 13-2004
 
Appointment Type: Temporary Part-time
 
Subject to funding and enrolment.
 
Start/End: March 18, 2013 up to November 08, 2013
 
Workload: 0 up to 25 hours per week of direct instruction.
 
Employment Group: BCGEU
 
Position: 00206
Location: Nanaimo Campus
 
Duties: Prepare and present learning outcomes and activities in classroom and lab settings. Prepare and administer practical and theoretical exams and assignments. Provide early and on-going coaching and tutoring for students to maximize student success and retention. Respond to student issues. Evaluate and maintain student records. Seek student feedback and provide effective and relevant instruction. Maintain contact with industries, accrediting organizations and other related programs. Improve instructional quality through professional development and activities. Participate in course and program reviews. Provide support to curriculum development. May be required to supervise student practicums.

Curricular components may include, but are not limited to the following:
PENG 100: Intro to Power Engineering/Boiler Designs/Codes
PENG 101: Math/Applied Mechanics
PENG 102: Thermodynamic Water Treatment
PENG 103: Safety & Environment*
PENG 104: Piping, Welding, Sketching
PENG 105: Prime Movers
PENG 106: Heating Boilers/Controls & Fittings
PENG 107: Technical Communications & Computers*
PENG 108: Electricity
PENG 109: Instrumentation/Controls
PENG 110: Refrigeration
PENG 111: Air Conditioning & Systems*
PENG 112: Types of Plants & Gas Process Operations
PENG 120: Work Practicum Management
PENG 130: Power Engineering Review & Examinations

* THESE COURSES DO NOT REQUIRE THE INSTRUCTOR TO HAVE A POWER ENGINEERING CERTFICATE.

PLEASE SPECIFY WHICH COURSES YOU ARE APPLYING FOR IN YOUR APPLICATION
 
  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: First or second class standardized Power Engineering certificate. Provincial Instructor's Diploma or equivalent (if in progress, must be completed within two years of hire). Minimum five years related experience.
 
Preferred Qualifications: Related bachelor's degree.
 
Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Name and contact information for three people willing to provide a professional reference.


Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
 
Posting Period: February 21, 2013 - February 27, 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.