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Employment Opportunity

Carpentry Instructor

Faculty of Trades & Applied Technology
Competition Number: 14-2004
Appointment Type: Temporary Full-time
Subject to funding and enrolment
Start/End: January 27, 2014 up to August 29, 2014 -
May end early or be extended
Workload: 25 hours per week of direct instruction
Alternate work week schedule in place
Employment Group: BCGEU
Position: 00206
Location: Nanaimo Campus
Duties: Teach all aspects of theory and practical skills required for the Carpentry Foundation Program. Ensure program standards are maintained, prepare and develop course as appropriate, maintain and submit student evaluation and grading. Work in a team approach to deliver both classroom and practical objectives in shop operations while promoting safety standards as a priority.
  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: Carpentry Interprovincial Trade Qualification plus five years recent relevant experience working in the trade with an emphasis on residential construction. Provincial Instructor Diploma or equivalent (if in progress, to be completed within 2 years). Familiarity with and demonstrated skills in teaching adults. Proven ability in classroom management. Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and excellent interpersonal skills. A high level of energy and enthusiasm is essential. Proven positive interpersonal skills in dealing with students. 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. Level 2 First Aid.
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: Familiarity with Vancouver Island University programs, policies and procedures. Some supervisory experience.
Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Copies of relevant transcripts/credentials/qualifications identified on resume
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 07, 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.