Faculty, General Motors Automotive

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Faculty, General Motors Automotive
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Position Summary
BCIT’s Automotive Department in the School of Transportation is currently seeking a regular full-time Instructor, with strong communication skills, who is committed to student motivation and achievement to instruct General Motors Product Service Training. The successful candidate’s training will primarily take place at BCIT’s Burnaby Campus with occasional visits to the General Motor’s Training Center in Langley. After this training period, the majority of the time will be spent working out of the General Motor’s Training Facility in Langley, BC with occasional time spent at the BCIT Burnaby Campus.
Duties & Responsibilities
Work assignments will include but not be limited to:
  • Teaching training courses to General Motors dealership technicians at the General Motors Product Service Training Centre in Langley, BC.
  • Short-term coverage for full-time instructor release in GM ASEP, teaching all levels of provincial apprenticeship curriculum to GM dealership apprentices.
  • Preparing and presenting classroom lectures, course delivery and assessment materials.
  • Providing practical demonstrations and working collaboratively with the GM Product Service Training, GM ASEP team and BCIT Department Heads.
  • The program curriculum includes the instruction of disassembly, inspection, overhaul, servicing and reassembly of many types of automotive assemblies, components and systems, as fitted to current General Motors vehicles.
  • Maintenance of General Motors owned equipment, including tool storage, computers and network configurations (non-BCIT).
  • BC Trades Qualification with Inter-Provincial Red Seal in Automotive Service Technician and Ozone Depleting Substances.
  • Documented extensive and recent experience, in repair and maintenance of automobiles and light duty trucks in a GM dealership environment.
  • Demonstrated excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Current computer literacy and proficiency with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint: ability to manage files located on a database.
  • Previous supervisory or leadership experience would be an asset.
  • Documented experience working as an instructor in a post-secondary or industrial setting within a team environment is an asset.
  • Provincial Instructor Diploma or previous post-secondary instructing experience is an asset.
  • Supervisory experience an asset.
Additional Information
Benefits – Why you’d love working with us

  • Competitive pay
  • Minimum of forty-six days of vacation
  • Competitive employer-paid extended health and dental plan – take a look at our benefit plans!
  • Defined benefitpension plan with employer contributions
  • Flexible hybrid work arrangements available
  • Professional Development funds and resources
  • Access to most BCIT Flexible Learningcourses free of charge
  • Wellness and Employee Assistance programs
  • Complimentary membership with free access to the Fitness Centre, Gymnasium, and more
Salary Range Salary Range: $78,133 - $115,805 per annum.
Additional Salary Information
Salary prorated based on percentage and term of appointment.
Position Details

Posting Category Faculty
School/Service Area SoT Motive Power
Campus Location Other location
Bargaining Unit BCGEU Faculty
Job Status Regular
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time
Number of Vacancies 1
Anticipated Start Date 09/12/2022
Anticipated End Date
Competition Information

Competition Number 22GEUF08
Competition Open Date 05/04/2022
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+
  3. * All positions at BCIT require on campus presence at the applicable campus location(s). This means the successful candidate must be able to and willing to relocate to the Lower Mainland. Please select from the following that best describes your situation:
    • I currently reside in the Lower Mainland
    • I do not currently reside in the Lower Mainland, however I am willing and able to relocate if found to be the successful candidate
    • I do not currently reside in the Lower Mainland and I am unwilling to relocate
  4. * Where a successful applicant places within the salary range is dependent on education, experience, and placement criteria as outlined in the Collective Agreement. Are you satisfied with being placed on this range?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents