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Construction Operations/Construction Supervision Program Head

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Position Title Construction Operations/Construction Supervision Program Head
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 Construction and the Environment is seeking a regular, part-time (0.5 FTE) Faculty. The Faculty will serve as Program Head for the Construction Operations/Supervision program. The Program Head role is for a three-year term with the potential for renewal. 
The Faculty to work within a progressive and innovative technology. The Construction Operations/Supervision Department requires a talented, motivated, and qualified professional to join its team of dedicated educators as a Flexible Learning Program Head.  The successful candidate must possess broad practical experience within the building construction industry, with a focus in the construction technology and project management areas.  The successful candidate must have a strong commitment to education and interacting with students, an ability to communicate clearly and effectively, and an interest in developing and delivering quality curriculum.
Duties & Responsibilities

  • As a member of faculty, you will have the rewarding and important role of being one of leaders in an experiential learning environment.
  • Encourages a positive work and learning environment
  • Fosters teamwork within the program area.
  • Participates in program faculty/staff hiring and orientation
  • Advises and participates in student recruitment where appropriate
  • Liaises with industry and/or agencies to ensure the program gains recognition within the industry and to see that the curriculum reflects current industry practices.
  • Performs other related work as may be required in the operation of the program

  • Minimum five years current and applied experience in the North American building construction industry; local Canadian experience is an asset
  • Relevant bachelors’ degree with eligibility for registration with a professional architectural or engineering association preferred
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated teamwork and leadership skills
  • Previous teaching and/or educational experience is an asset
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 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.

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Salary Range Salary Range: $63,150 - $110,238 per annum.
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 Faculty
School/Service Area SOCE Building and Design -Tech
Campus Location Burnaby campus
Bargaining Unit BCIT Faculty and Staff Association (FSA)
Job Status Regular
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time
Number of Vacancies 1
Anticipated Start Date 02/12/2024
Anticipated End Date
Competition Information

Competition Number 24FSA415
Competition Open Date 01/13/2024
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