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Employment Opportunity

Clinical/Lab Instructors

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Faculty of Health & Human Services
Competition Number: 14-4004
Appointment Type: Temporary Part-time
Start/End: April 14, 2014 up to September 05, 2014 -
May end early or be extended
Workload: NURS 175 (1 position)
NURS 275 (up to 2 positions)
Employment Group: VIUFA
Position: 00276
Location: Nanaimo Campus
  The Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program follows the "Collaboration for Academic Education in Nursing" (CAEN) curriculum, a multi-partner university and college initiative. The curriculum is concept-based and promotes the integration of concepts across several health contexts including health promotion, acute and chronic health challenges, community nursing, and mental health areas.
Duties: Faculty are responsible for preparing and delivering classes, designing and grading student assignments and tests, and facilitating student integration of theory and practice. Faculty will also participate in program and faculty meetings, liaise with support staff, other staff and faculty. Vancouver Island University places an emphasis on teaching excellence and also encourages scholarly activity and community involvement.

Successful candidates will be responsive to diverse cultural and academic backgrounds and learning styles.

This position may require travel to a variety of practice settings on Vancouver Island.

Candidates with the minimal qualification (BSN and 5 yr. experience) will be restricted to instruction for the following courses NURS111; NURS175; NURS201; NURS211: NURS204: NURS214: NURS275.
  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: Completed BSN Degree from an appropriately accredited institution and current practicing membership in good standing with the CRNBC. Five years full-time recent practice experience in different contexts of care. Ability to meet the needs of a diverse student population. Demonstrated ability to work with a dynamic and creative program team. Proficiency with the application and integration of information technology to teaching.

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: Experience as a clinical educator. Master's degree in a relevant area.
Please specify the course(s) for which you are applying.
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 24, 2014 - February 12, 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.