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Employment Opportunity

Event Law and Risk Management Instructor

Faculty of Management
Competition Number: 14-4024
Appointment Type: Temporary Part-time
Subject to enrolment
Start/End: August 18, 2014 up to January 02, 2015 -
May be extended
Employment Group: VIUFA
Position: 00276
Location: Nanaimo Campus
Duties: Teach CONV 105, Event Law and Risk Management as part of the on-line Event Management Certificate program. This course is offered entirely on-line. Instruct the course, prepare course materials, provide student evaluation, grading, record keeping, meet with students during set office hours.
  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: A Doctoral degree (or in progress) in recreation, tourism, events management or a closely related discipline from an appropriately accredited institution; requisite recent experience and expertise in teaching undergraduate courses in the events management area; relevant applied professional experience in law and risk management within the events management industry; record of engaging in scholarly activity; relevant professional memberships. Candidates who hold a Master's degree and have significant industry experience may also be considered.

A strong focus on teaching and student learning, demonstrated competency working effectively in a team-oriented environment and responsive to diverse learning styles, cultural and academic backgrounds. Ability to bring to an online learning environment direct industry experience in law and risk management to support student learning.
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: May 15, 2014 - May 28, 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.