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Employment Opportunity


Faculty of Management
Competition Number: 14-4051
Appointment Type: Temporary Part-time
Start/End: August 18, 2014 up to January 02, 2015
  Leave Replacement: Appointment end date may be extended or end early dependent on return of incumbent.
Workload: May be filled by more than one applicant
Employment Group: VIUFA
Position: 00276
Location: Nanaimo Campus
Duties: Teach one or more of the following courses starting September 2014. Instruct course(s), prepare course materials, provide student evaluation, grading, record keeping, and meet with students during set office hours.

RMGT 170: Delivery Systems in Recreation and Sport
TRMT 311: Community Development in Recreation and Tourism
HOSP 311: Community Development in Hospitality
Trmt 395: Ethics in Sport, Recreation and Tourism
  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 ABD) in recreation, tourism or a closely related discipline from an appropriately accredited institution; requisite recent experience and expertise in teaching undergraduate courses in the tourism area; relevant applied professional experience within the tourism industry; record of engaging in scholarly activity; relevant professional memberships. NOTE:Candidates who hold a Master's degree and have significant industry experience may 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 the classroom environment direct industry experience in law and risk management to support student learning.
Preferred Qualifications: PhD in related field
Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Teaching evaluations
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: July 11, 2014 - July 23, 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.