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Assistant Instructor, Interior Design Certificate and Diploma (Flexible Learning)

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Position Information

Position Title Assistant Instructor, Interior Design Certificate and Diploma (Flexible Learning)
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.
Position Summary
BCIT’s Interior Design Department is recruiting for temporary part-time Teaching Assistants. BCIT requires individuals to fill temporary, part-time Teaching Assistant positions for delivery of Flexible Learning courses on a term-by-term basis in our Interior Design, Flexible Learning  Programs 
We invite individuals to view the Interior Design web pages to view program and course information. 
BCIT Flexible Learning runs three terms in twelve week blocks: September to December, January to March, and April to June, as well as a summer term from July to August.
Duties & Responsibilities

  • Attend all classes (online or in classroom) 
  • Demonstrates cooperation with the course instructor inside and outside of the classroom. 
  • Assist instructors during class time 
  • Assist students during class time 
  • Assist in evaluation of student performance, including marking exams, quizzes and assignments (during and between classes) 
  • Meet with course instructor as required to determine marking criteria

  • Relevant diploma or degree in Interior Design (or related field). 
  • Minimum five years of related current experience, with practical knowledge and experience in the residential and/or commercial design field. 
  • NCIDQ Certificate or be eligible and willing to sit for the exam. 
  • Professional member or eligibility for registration as a Professional membership in IDIBC
  • Hands-on AutoCad and/or Revit experience would be an asset. 
  • Hands-on experience with Sketch up, Photoshop and Indesign would be an asset 
  • Excellent organization, interpersonal and communication skills. 
  • Ability to work within, and develop, a collegial environment. 
  • Previous teaching, mentoring or informal training experience would be an asset. 
  • Flexible availability 
Please Note: Teaching assistance are paid 3 hours per week per course. Additional marking time will be required outside of class
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
  • Flexible hybrid work arrangements available
  • Professional Development funds and resources
  • Access to most BCIT Flexible Learning courses free of charge
  • Wellness and Employee Assistance programs
  • Complimentary membership with free access to the Fitness Centre, Gymnasium, and more

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).
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 Flexible Learning Faculty
School/Service Area SOCE Building and Design -Tech
Campus Location Burnaby campus
Bargaining Unit BCIT Faculty and Staff Association (FSA)
Job Status Flexible Learning
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time
Number of Vacancies
Anticipated Start Date
Anticipated End Date
Competition Information

Competition Number 21FSA353
Competition Open Date 05/29/2021
Competition Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
Quicklink for Posting

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

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

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Additional Supporting Documents