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Employment Opportunity

Applied Business Technology Instructor(s)

Faculty of Trades & Applied Technology
Competition Number: 13-2021
Appointment Type: Temporary Part-time
Subject to funding and enrolment.
May be filled by more than one applicant.
Start/End: September 03, 2013 - (dates are subject to change depending on the needs of the department) up to June 19, 2014
  Leave Replacement: Appointment end date may be extended or end early dependent on return of incumbent.
Workload: Varied hours, up to 25 hours per week of direct instruction. Alternate work week schedule in place - direct instruction delivered Monday to Thursday.
Employment Group: BCGEU
Position: 00206
Location: Nanaimo Campus - Nanaimo
Duties: Provide daily classroom and/or computer lab instruction, as well as curriculum development as required. The focus of instruction is a combination of theoretical study and practical application.

Curricular components may include, but are not limited to, the following:

ABTP 115T: Administrative Procedures
ABTP 120T: Business Math and Calculators
ABTP 135T: Employment Strategies
ABTP 136T: Human Relations and Office Procedures
ABTP 138T: Business Communications
ABTP 146T: Office Computer Applications I
ABTP 147T: Office Computer Applications II
ABTP 148T: Office Computer Applications III
ABTP 149T: Office Computer Applications IV
ABTP 156T: Electronic Information Management
ABTP 187T: Office Simulation II

Please specify which of the above program instructional components you are applying for. To view additional information regarding the Applied Business Technology (ABT) Program, please visit:
  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: Bachelor's Degree in a related field from an appropriately accredited institution. Provincial Instructor's Diploma, or equivalent, (if in progress, maximum of two years to complete). Three to five years current teaching experience in ABT or Office Administration field in a post-secondary setting. An acceptable combination of related education and experience teaching adults may be considered. Demonstrated experience in meeting determined outcomes and ABT evaluation standards. Proven ability in classroom management. Thorough working knowledge of computer applications (MS 2010 Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Database and Publisher). Excellent communication skills both written and oral. A high level of energy and enthusiasm is essential. Proven positive interpersonal skills in dealing with students. Sensitivity to the needs of a wide variety of adult students returning to education. Willingness and ability to work effectively as part of a team comprised of instructors, administrators, support staff and students. Demonstrated current experience with computer applications and office procedures.

For Pracicum course: 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).
Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Copies of transcripts/credentials/certificates
Name and contact information for three people willing to provide a reference

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
Posting Period: May 17, 2013 - May 23, 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.