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Employment Opportunity

Nursing Instructor

Practical Nursing
Faculty of Health & Human Services
Competition Number: 18-2011
Appointment Type: Regular Full-time
Start: June 04, 2018
Workload: 1.0 FTE based on a program norm of 22 direct instructional hours per week.
Employment Group: BCGEU
Position: 00206
Location: Nanaimo and Cowichan
Duties: Teach in clinical, lab and/or classroom settings using creative strategies including preparation, implementation and evaluation in classroom, lab and clinical settings. Support student learning through the integration and evaluation of students' progress in theory and practice. Use initiative in providing documentation and follow up to facilitate student learning.
  Candidates must demonstrate commitment to teaching, learning, and student success through ongoing professional training, subject currency, and institutional service. Successful candidates will participate in a wide range of activities outside the classroom, including student support, institutional, faculty and department committees, meetings and other initiatives, and professional activities in keeping with their disciplines in and outside the institution.

Required Qualifications: All instructors must meet the increased standards for faculty qualifications that are consistent with provincial curriculum requirements. These include: Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree; the BC Provincial Instructor Diploma Program, or its equivalent, completed or in progress (maximum two years to completion) from an accredited institution; current practising CRNBC membership in good standing; a minimum of five years recent medical, surgical or gerontological nursing experience; familiarity with practice settings in Central Vancouver Island including community, gerontology or acute care; a solid understanding of the scope and role of LPNs in the health care system; proficiency with the application and integration of information technology; and knowledge and experience with Aboriginal ways of knowing and health care needs.
Must possess a valid Class 5 BC Driver's Licence and have a confirmed satisfactory driving record.

Preferred Qualifications: Master's Degree in Nursing or related field from an appropriately accredited institution. Experience teaching adults in a post-secondary setting. Familiarity with computer applications and learning management systems (D2L)in an educational setting.
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
Proof of CRNBC registration or equivalent provincial standard

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
Posting Period: March 08, 2018 - April 18, 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.