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Employment Opportunity

Health Care Assistant Instructor

Faculty of Health & Human Services
 
Competition Number: 14-2003
 
Appointment Type: Temporary Part-time
 
Subject to funding and enrolment
 
Start/End: March 10, 2014 up to August 28, 2014 -
May end early or be extended.
 
Workload: Up to 28 hours per week of direct instruction. Hours and days of the week may vary; additional hours to be submitted on timesheets. Applicants may also be considered for auxiliary work.
 
Employment Group: BCGEU
 
Position: 00206
Location: Nanaimo and/or Cowichan
 
Duties: Prepare and deliver classes and practice experiences; design and grade student assignments and tests; facilitate students integration of theory and practice for learners; and evaluate student progress in courses. Courses are within classroom, lab, and/or practice settings. Use creative strategies in the preparation and delivery of classroom and lab learning activities; support student learning in a variety of classroom and practice settings; use initiative in providing documentation and follow-up with regard to student concerns and solutions; bring facilitation skills to conflict resolution; collaborate with colleagues and programs locally as they relate to the HCA program; and participate in faculty/program meetings. Travel is required to practice settings. An overview of the program can be found at: http://www.viu.ca/calendar/Health/healthcareassistant.asp
 
  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: Registered Nurse with current practicing membership in good standing with CRNBC. Adult education experience with demonstrated teaching effectiveness in a post-secondary institution. Proven ability to foster learning with a diverse group of learners. Experience working with older adults with complex needs. Must be flexible and able to work independently and collaboratively with practice setting personnel, and as a member of the Health and Human Services team.
 
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: Bachelor of Science in Nursing from an appropriately accredited institution. Credential in adult education or Provincial Instructor Diploma.
 
Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
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: January 02, 2014 - January 15, 2014
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.