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BCGEU Faculty, Trades Access

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Position Information

Position Title BCGEU Faculty, Trades Access
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 a regular, full-time Faculty, Trades Discovery. The Trades Access Department offers programs and services to support students who are enrolled in, or planning to enter Trades and/or Technical training at BCIT.

Our programs and services include:

  • Entry Assessment in English, Mathematics, Physics and Mechanical Reasoning.
  • Remedial support Mathematics, Study Skills, Drawing Interpretation, and Science Concepts.
  • Programming in Trades Exploration both Post-Secondary and High School partnerships well as Trades Technical Literacy for English as an Additional Language Learners.
Duties & Responsibilities
This position is not just about teaching Trades concepts it also requires a person willing to:

  • motivate students to learn,
  • teach employability skills and assist with time management,
  • support students who are struggling, and
  • challenge students who are excelling.

You bring with you demonstrated experience with:
  • a strong desire to teach,
  • workshop instruction and supervision,
  • knowledge of teaching techniques and learning styles,
  • instructional counselling, evaluation and preparation,
  • curriculum maintenance and program enhancement,
  • administrative responsibilities, marking of assignments, exams and practical assessments.

  • BC Trades Qualification with Inter-Provincial Red Seal in one or more of a Construction, Transportation, or Manufacturing Trade
  • A minimum of five years journeyperson industry experience
  • Previous supervisory or leadership experience
  • Demonstrated excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Current computer literacy and proficiency with Microsoft Word, learning management systems and the ability to manage files located on a database
  • Documented experience working as an Instructor in a post-secondary or industrial setting.
  • Completion of an instructional techniques course or the Provincial Instructor Diploma an asset.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a collegial manner within a team and to contribute to a continuous improvement environment.
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 Salary Range: $75,857 - $112,432 per annum.
Additional Salary Information
Salary prorated based on percentage and term of appointment.
Position Details

Posting Category Faculty
School/Service Area SoT Dean's Office
Campus Location Burnaby campus
Bargaining Unit BCGEU Faculty
Job Status Regular
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time
Number of Vacancies 1
Anticipated Start Date 08/08/2023
Anticipated End Date
Competition Information

Competition Number 23GEUF53
Competition Open Date 07/19/2023
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. * 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
  4. * 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

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents