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Employment Opportunity

Carpentry Instructor

Faculty of Trades & Applied Technology
Competition Number: 18-2006
Appointment Type: Temporary Full-time
Dates are subject to change and are dependent on contract training agreement.
Start/End: March 26, 2018 up to December 21, 2018 -
Appointment may be extended or end early.
Workload: 25 hours of direct instruction
Employment Group: BCGEU
Position: 00206
Location: Mt Currie, Lil'wat First Nation, BC
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. Successful candidates will participate in activities outside the classroom including student support and department committees.
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.
Must possess a valid Class 5 BC Driver's Licence and have a confirmed satisfactory driving record.

Valid OFA Level 2 Certificate required.

Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity with Vancouver Island University programs, policies and procedures. Some supervisory experience.
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: February 01, 2018 - February 14, 2018
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.