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Employment Opportunity

Chair, Applied Business Technology On-Campus Program (ABT)

Extended
Faculty of Trades & Applied Technology
 
Competition Number: 13-2043
 
Appointment Type: Temporary Part-time
 
 
Start/End: July 02, 2013 up to June 27, 2014 -
with the possibility of ext. as per Article 2.11.c
 
Workload: Up to 25 % release time for one person. (Release time hours assigned are prorated based on a 35-hour week, hours paid are prorated based on the Program Norm).
 
Employment Group: BCGEU
 
Position: 00206
Location: Nanaimo Campus - Nanaimo
 
Duties: The Chair of the Applied Business Technology On-Campus Program will be responsible for the overall coordination of the ABT program, and will support faculty in that area. Special areas of responsibility will include:

Administration, budget's and budget planning, FTE tracking, University and CE calendar preparation, advertising and publicity, student certificates, job postings, auxiliary appointments and appointment forms, chairing faculty meetings, conducting evaluations of temporary and auxiliary faculty, timetabling, managing student intake and monitoring of students, managing referrals of students. Coordinating program evaluations, new program development, curriculum development and professional development activities. Participating in Trades & Applied Technology management, which includes being a member of institutional committees as required. Arranging work experience placements.

Student contact, recruitment, interview and selection of prospective students, preparing student reports and monitoring student progress on an ongoing basis, handling student inquiries and interviews regarding the courses coordinated. Dealing with student performance contracts.
Liaison with local industry, sponsoring agents, Advising, Counseling, Registration, Financial Aid, and insuring the recording of grades, reports and certificates.
 
  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: A regular faculty member who is currently qualified to instruct in the program area and who has instructor training (i.e. Instructor Diploma) or program specific qualifications. Familiarity with, and demonstrated skills, in teaching adults. Demonstrated high level of communication (written and verbal) and excellent interpersonal skills. Familiarity with Vancouver Island University programs, policies and procedures. Ability to work effectively as part of a team that includes administration, instructors and support staff.
 
Preferred Qualifications: Some supervisory experience.
 
Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Copies of transcripts/credentials/qualifications


Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
 
Posting Period: June 20, 2013 - July 03, 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.