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Employment Opportunity

Hospital Unit Coordinator Certificate Program Instructor

Competition Number: 13-2055
Appointment Type: Temporary Part-time
Subject to funding and enrolment. May end early or be extended.
Start/End: November 04, 2013 up to May 23, 2014
Workload: 111 hours of instruction over a 7 month period (Nov-May). Salary as per BCGEU MOU #1.
Employment Group: BCGEU
Position: 00206
Location: Cowichan Campus
Duties: Provide instruction for the course entitled Unit Procedures and Observations, part of the Hospital Unit Coordinator Program. Duties include: to plan, prepare and instruct the course; to use creative adult learning strategies in the preparation and delivery of classroom learning activities; to evaluate student learning; to record and submit grades; to prepare course materials; to provide support to students' success; to work collaboratively with colleagues, program coordinator, and employers/field representatives; to attend and participate in team meetings 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: Hospital Unit Coordinator Certificate, or equivalent, with a minimum of five years current and relevant experience in the Hospital Unit Coordinator field and a minimum of 4 years experience as an instructor/trainer working with adult learners. Demonstrated knowledge and skills in the content covered in the course. Awareness and sensitivity to the needs of adult learners with diverse cultural and academic backgrounds returning to school. Demonstrated ability to use a variety of teaching strategies to address different learning styles and needs. Ability to develop and foster critical thinking skills and support student learning. Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills in working with students, colleagues, employers and others. Excellent written and oral communication skills and conflict resolution skills. Demonstrated ability to perform the duties outlined above. A high level of energy, enthusiasm and creativity. Ability to work independently and within a team context. Demonstrated proficiency in the use of relevant technology and software.
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/qualifications
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: August 22, 2013 - August 28, 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.