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BCGEU Faculty, Marine Engineering, Flexible Learning

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Position Title BCGEU Faculty, Marine Engineering, 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 School of Transportation is seeking temporary, part-time Faculty, Marine Engineering to instruct/facilitate Ship Construction, Naval Architecture, Drafting, Engineering Knowledge, Electrotechnology/High Voltage, Automation and Control, Applied Engineering Sciences and workshop courses. The ideal candidate will be able to bring industry experience into the classroom, develop course and program curriculum, deal with relevant operational and educational issues, and cultivate positive relationships with students.

BCIT is one of Canada’s largest post-secondary institutes, with more than 45,000 students enrolled in certificate, diploma, apprenticeship and degree programs.

The Marine Campus, conveniently located in North Vancouver, is a premier provider of marine training in Canada. Many instructors are marine engineers with worldwide and local experience, utilizing their extensive skills to deliver a wide variety of marine engineering courses.
Duties & Responsibilities

  • Classroom instruction to cadets, entry-level, upgrader, PTS or Industry Services students;
  • Workshop and laboratory instruction and supervision;
  • Instructional counseling, evaluation and preparation;
  • Administrative responsibilities, including assignments, examination marking, and student evaluation;
  • Curriculum development, maintenance and program enhancement;
  • Administrative processes required to ensure appropriate resources are in place to deliver training;
  • Other duties directly related to instruct/facilitate of trades and vocational programs;
  • Input into development of modifications to workshop and instructional areas.
  • Preparing and presenting online teaching, classroom lectures, classroom management; practical demonstrations, and working collectively/collaboratively with the Marine Engineering Department Head and faculty members.
  • Maintaining a commitment to the campus’ quality management system per ISO 9001:2015.
  • Student supervision on industry field trips.

This position is not just about teaching marine engineering concepts; it also requires a person willing to:

  • Motivate students to learn,
  • Provide an inclusive, diverse and safe learning environment in the classroom, laboratory and workshop;
  • Teach employability skills and assist with time management, and
  • Provide mentorship, support for students who are struggling, and challenge the students who are excelling.
  • A commitment to teaching excellence and preparation of outstanding graduates is foremost.

  • Valid First or Second-Class STCW Motor or Steam Combined Certificate of Competency. Minimum five years seagoing engineer experience/shore-based position while in possession of a valid STCW First or Second-Class Motor or Steam Combined or
  • Degree or Diploma in either Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Control & Automation Engineering with relevant experience.
  • Solid communication skills (excellent command of the English language, both written and oral).
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Demonstrated computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation software.
  • Prior teaching experience and mentoring trainees is 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 benefit pension plan with employer contributions
  • 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 $68.09 to $100.93 per contact hour, inclusive of vacation and holiday pay.
Additional Salary Information
Salary prorated based on percentage and term of appointment.
Position Details

Posting Category Flexible Learning Faculty
School/Service Area SOT Marine Programs
Campus Location Marine campus
Bargaining Unit BCGEU Faculty
Job Status Temporary
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time
Number of Vacancies
Anticipated Start Date
Anticipated End Date
Competition Information

Competition Number 23GEUF37
Competition Open Date 03/04/2023
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