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Employment Opportunity

Child and Youth Care Instructor

CYC 361: Introduction to Alcohol and Drug Clinical Practice
Faculty of Health & Human Services
Competition Number: 13-4047
Appointment Type: Temporary Part-time
Subject to enrolment
Start/End: December 30, 2013 up to May 16, 2014
Employment Group: VIUFA
Position: 00276
Location: Nanaimo Campus - Nanaimo
Duties: Teach CYC 361: Introduction to Alcohol and Drug Clinical Practice. Wednesdays 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Course content includes: A study of the theoretical and practical framework of working with substance misuse and co-occurring disorders that impact children, youth, adults, and families. Topics include the application of addiction theories to collaborative person-centered approaches with consideration to personal and professional beliefs, values, and ethics.

Faculty are responsible for preparing and delivering classes, designing and grading student assignments and tests, and facilitating student integration of theory and practice.
  Candidates must demonstrate commitment to teaching, learning and student success through scholarship and institutional service. Successful candidates will participate in a wide range of activities outside the classroom, including student support; institutional, faculty and departmental committee meetings and other initiatives; and professional activities in keeping with their disciplines in and outside the institution.

Required Qualifications: Master's Degree in Child and Youth Care, or related field, from an appropriately accredited institution. Recent practical experience working with children, youth and their families in the field of youth substance use. A demonstrated Child and Youth Care orientation to practice. Concrete evidence of being a collaborative and effective team player. Successful candidates will be responsive to diverse cultural and academic backgrounds and learning styles. Demonstrated ability to work with a dynamic and creative program team.
Preferred Qualifications: PhDin Child and Youth Care, or related field(completed, or in progress).
Teaching experience at the post-secondary level.
Please Submit: CV/Resume

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
Posting Period: May 16, 2013 - May 22, 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.