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Employment Opportunity

Relief Hairdressing Instructor

Faculty of Trades & Applied Technology
Competition Number: 13-2008
Appointment Type: Temporary Part-time
Start/End: As soon as possible up to up to March 31, 2014
Workload: Leave replacement purposes, 0 up to 25 hours per week of direct instruction. Alternate workweek schedule in place for delivery of instruction.
Employment Group: BCGEU
Position: 00206
Location: Nanaimo Campus
Duties: Teach classes in theory and practice of hairdressing following prescribed curriculum. Work in a team environment as part of the hairdressing faculty group. Maintain and develop curriculum as required.
  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 date of hire) from an appropriately accredited institution. Five years recent related experience. Proficiency in all skill areas. Demonstrated superior practical skills. Pivot point training experience. Excellent interpersonal skills. Computer literacy.

Proven participation in trade-related professional development involving new technologies, new industry/instructional developments and trends, and supervisory experience. Proven ability in classroom management. Excellent written and oral communication skills. A high level of energy and enthusiasm. Proven positive interpersonal skills in dealing with students, staff, faculty and administration.

Sensitivity to the needs of a wide variety of adult students returning to education. Ability to work as part of a team comprised of instructors, administrators and support staff. Familiarity with MS Office computer applications appropriate to an educational setting. The successful applicant will be responsive to diverse cultural and academic backgrounds and learning styles.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience owning or operating a salon. Proven instructional experience.
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: March 12, 2013 - March 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.