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Instructional Development Consultant

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Position Information

Position Title Instructional Development Consultant
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 Learning and Teaching Centre (LTC) is seeking a temporary, full-time (1.0 FTE) Instructional Development Consultant. As an Instructional Development Consultant (IDC) you will join a team of professionals who support our instructors as they design courses, develop new programs, review programs and curriculum while supporting the advancement of teaching practice using a wide and evolving range of techniques and educational technologies. 
BCIT works in part because of its commitment to quality teaching and the provision of career-ready education for our graduates. For over 25 years the Institute has invested in the support of quality education through its Learning and Teaching Centre (LTC). To this day the LTC remains one of the largest and most innovative Centres of its type in Canada. 
Duties & Responsibilities
The successful candidate will have proven abilities as a post-secondary/adult educator. Must be trained and experienced in the design, development and implementation of curriculum projects, and the design of experiential learning experiences for online, blended and classroom learning using a broad range of instructional tools. The successful candidate will be a proficient project manager. Teaching experience at the post-secondary level must be recent and exemplary. The successful candidate is expected to be a self-starter with the ability to lead both projects and teams in support of our six schools. As an IDC, you will join a team of educators focused on delivering the unique value of a BCIT education; one that is practical, current and career focused. 
Qualifications
QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Master’s Degree in Adult Education, Curriculum Development, or Educational Technology; an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience will be considered.
  • Minimum of five years recent, hands-on experience in the areas of: instructional design; post-secondary instruction; business/industry training; educational technology applications; program and curriculum evaluation; instructor development activities.
  • Recent teaching experience that includes full responsibilities for lesson planning, experiential learning, and rubric-based assessment designs, preferably at the post-secondary level.
  • Knowledge of competency-based curriculum and assessment design approach.
  • Knowledge of access and usage of open educational practices, resources, and textbooks.
  • Experience in trades or technology, either as an instructor or a practitioner, an asset.
  • Demonstrated ability to:
    • Establish proactive, positive consulting relationships. 
    • Apply exceptional interpersonal skills. 
    • Facilitate in a variety of settings. 
    • Establish priorities in managing multiple projects. 
    • Work both independently and as a team member in a variety of disciplines and at multiple levels within an organization. 
    • Work to tight deadlines and exercise sound judgment. 
    • Lead project teams in the development of sound instructional products, including those that use existing and emerging educational technologies. 
    • Design and develop curriculum that maximizes the benefits of existing and emerging educational technologies.
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 RecruitmentAssistant@bcit.ca 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: $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 Learning & Teaching Services-Dean's Office
Campus Location Burnaby campus
Bargaining Unit BCIT Faculty and Staff Association (FSA)
Job Status Temporary
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time
Number of Vacancies 1
Anticipated Start Date 04/01/2024
Anticipated End Date 03/31/2025
Competition Information

Competition Number 24FSA414
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. * This position is temporary with an anticipated end date. At the time of posting, there is no guarantee of extension past the anticipated end date.
    • I acknowledge that there is no guarantee of extension past the anticipated end date of this temporary position.
  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
  5. * 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