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Employment Opportunity

Welding Instructor

Powell River Campus
Competition Number: 13-2058
Appointment Type: Casual/Auxiliary
Subject to funding and enrolment
Start/End: September 03, 2013 up to June 27, 2014 -
May end early or be extended
Workload: 0 to 25 hours per week as and when required
Employment Group: BCGEU
Position: 00206
Location: Powell River Campus
Duties: Instruct all phases of arc and acetylene welding to students in the Level C welding programs as well as to test welders to Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB) standards and American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) standards.
  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: Level A Certification with Red Seal endorsement. PWP7 and PWP10 tickets, with TIG, MIG, FCAW and fabrication experience. Provincial Instructor's Diploma or equivalent (if in progress, maximum 2 years to complete). Extensive welding experience (minimum 5 years) in an industrial setting. Must have diverse industry experience including code work such as shop fabrication, heavy construction, and maintenance /repair (ASME or CSW W59). A high level of energy and enthusiasm is essential. Proven positive interpersonal skills. Ability to work effectively as part of a team comprised of administrators, instructors and support staff. Demonstrated knowledge of computer applications appropriate to the teaching environment. Successful candidates will be responsive to diverse cultural and academic backgrounds and learning styles. Must successfully complete the Vancouver Island University forklift operators training program within 6 months. Must be willing to successfully complete a practical assessment to be coordinated by Vancouver Island University to determine competence to CWB and ASME standards.
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).

Preferred Qualifications: CWB Level 1 Inspector Certification. CWB Welding Supervisor Certification. Previous successful teaching experience. Familiarity with Vancouver Island University programs, policies and procedures and familiarity with the BC welding training system. 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: August 16, 2013 - August 25, 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.