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Instructor Positions, Digital Arts, Media and Design

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Position Title Instructor Positions, Digital Arts, Media and Design
Who We Are
At BCIT, putting people at the core of everything we do is paramount. This idea is the foundation of BCIT’s People Vision, which describes the Institute’s goals and priorities in respect to our people. In a complex and uncertain world, it’s vital our people feel valued, supported and connected. BCIT champions a culture of innovation and global progress through people’s imagination and creativity. With a competitive compensation package, great work-life balance, and career advancement opportunities, see why we’ve earned the title of one of BC’s Top Employers for over ten years running.

BCIT values diverse experiences, ideas, cultures and perspectives and is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage applications from members of all groups experiencing barriers to equity. If you require accessibility accommodations during any part of the application or hiring process, please contact so we can best support you. Please note that all applications must be submitted via the careers page portal, email applications will not be accepted.

The British Columbia Institute of Technology acknowledges that our campuses are located on the unceded traditional territories of the Coast Salish Nations of xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səl̓ilwətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh).
Position Summary
BCIT’s Digital Arts, Media and Design department within the School of Business + Media offers a range of part-time programs in the areas of Communication and Graphics, Web and Mobile, and Animation and Gaming. Our department is seeking temporary, part-time instructors to instruct in these programs, at our Downtown Vancouver and Burnaby campuses, as well as online.
We invite applicants to review the webpages for our programs noted below, where you will find detailed program and course information.
Duties & Responsibilities
Applicants are asked to specify within their cover letter, the courses and programs for which they have industry expertise and teaching experience. Note that teaching opportunities will vary, depending on the term and the program. Courses may be scheduled midweek during the day, in the evening, or on weekends (Saturday and Sunday).
  • Diploma in a related discipline; Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Minimum five years of current, relevant, and demonstrated industry success
  • For graphic design programs, membership with a recognized design association considered an asset
  • Post-secondary teaching experience, related to the programs we deliver, considered an asset
  • Online teaching experience and familiarity with teaching technology considered an asset
  • Ability to prepare, deliver and administer relevant and applied course material, including effective coaching and assessment of students, in a manner that promotes learner motivation and successful acquisition of skills and knowledge
  • Excellent communication and interaction skills, both oral and written
  • Flexible, creative and enthusiastic presentation approach and ability to deliver interactive and experiential sessions
  • Demonstrated teamwork abilities in a collaborative working environment

  • Provincial Instructor Diploma
Additional Information
Benefits – Why you’d love working with us

  • Competitive pay
  • Minimum of twenty-five days of vacation (or more, depending on your position)
  • Competitive employer-paid extended health and dental plan – take a look at our benefit plans!
  • Defined benefit pension plan with employer contributions
  • Professional Development funds and resources
  • Access to most BCIT PTS courses free of charge
  • Wellness and Employee Assistance programs
  • Complimentary membership with free access to the Fitness Centre, Gymnasium, and more
Salary Range
Additional Salary Information
Salary prorated based on percentage and term of appointment. Salary based on education, experience and placement criteria as outlined in the Collective Agreement.
Position Details

Posting Category Part-time Studies Faculty
School/Service Area SoB Digital Arts
Campus Location Burnaby campus
Bargaining Unit BCIT Faculty and Staff Association (FSA)
Job Status Part-Time Studies
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time
Number of Vacancies Multiple
Anticipated Start Date 03/06/2023
Anticipated End Date
Competition Information

Competition Number 22FSA215
Competition Open Date 12/21/2022
Competition Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
Quicklink for Posting

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Certificate
    • Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
  2. How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-9
    • 10+

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents