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Employment Opportunity

Heavy Duty/Truck Transport Mechanic Instructor

Faculty of Trades & Applied Technology
Competition Number: 17-2056
Appointment Type: Temporary Full-time
Subject to funding and enrolment.
Start/End: As soon as possible up to June 29, 2018 -
May end early or be extended.
Workload: 25 hours per week of direct instruction
Employment Group: BCGEU
Position: 00206
Location: Nanaimo Campus - CANADA
Duties: Teach all aspects of theory and practical skills required for the Heavy Mechanical Trades Foundation and Apprenticeship Programs. Ensure program standards are maintained, prepare and develop course material 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. Successful candidates will participate in activities outside the classroom including student support and department committees.

Required Qualifications: Heavy Duty or Truck and Transport Interprovincial Trade Qualification plus 10 years recent experience working in the trade as a journey person. Provincial Instructor Diploma or equivalent (if in progress, to be completed within two 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.
Must possess a valid Class 5 BC Driver's Licence and have a confirmed satisfactory driving record.

Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity with Vancouver Island University programs, policies and procedures. Some supervisory experience. Class 1 Driver's Licence and Forklift Certification.
Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Copies of 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: October 03, 2017 - October 25, 2017
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.