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Position: Instructor, Coastal Forest
Institution: North Island College
Location: Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada
Duties: Instructors are required for the following courses which are scheduled from September to December. Please indicate in your application which courses you are qualified to instruct: RFT 100 Introduction to Forestry; RFT 101 Indigenous Lands and Culture; RFT 102 Forest Health and Safety; RFT 103 Applied Technology and Data Management; RFT 104 Plant Identification and Classification; RFT 105 Coastal Harvesting Systems; RFT 106 Introduction to Timber Cruising; RFT 107 Workplace Readiness Skills; RFT 108 Principles of Forest Engineering
Requirements: Curriculum development expertise; Knowledge of the Coastal British Columbia forestry industry; Registered Professional Forester and Registered Forest Technologist; Minimum of 3 years current and related teaching experience in a post-secondary setting; Minimum of 5 years of experience working in the forestry industry; BC Instructors Diploma or BC Teaching Certificate is highly desirable
   
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Posting Details Title Instructor, Coastal Forest Department Trades and Technical Programs Location Campbell River (CR) Posting Type: Internal / External Posting Status Faculty-Sessional Appointment Start Date 09-06-2020 End Date (if applicable) 12-24-2020 Work Schedule varied. Applicants may instruct 1 or more courses and total course load will inform work schedule. % TBD Pay Grade Sessional Faculty Pay Scale - Maximum Step 8 Position Summary North Island College is seeking sessional faculty members to provide instruction in the Coastal Forest program at the College's Campbell River Campus. Instructors are required for the following courses which are scheduled from September to December. Please indicate in your application which courses you are qualified to instruct: RFT 100 Introduction to Forestry RFT 101 Indigenous Lands and Culture RFT 102 Forest Health and Safety RFT 103 Applied Technology and Data Management RFT 104 Plant Identification and Classification RFT 105 Coastal Harvesting Systems RFT 106 Introduction to Timber Cruising RFT 107 Workplace Readiness Skills RFT 108 Principles of Forest Engineering The teaching faculty of North Island College are responsible for implementing the College's vision, goals, and objectives as they relate to teaching and learning. To carry out their teaching assignments, faculty use organizational skills, inter-personal skills, and their knowledge of subject matter, pedagogy, and curricular design. In addition, they have a responsibility to serve as role models for students and colleagues. The responsibilities and typical duties listed below constitute a generic job description for teaching faculty whose responsibility may be for the delivery of scheduled classes, the support of self-paced, on-line, and distance courses, and/or instruction and supervision in laboratories, practicums, shops, etc. Position Competencies - Creates a Positive Climate and Culture; - Effective Communication Skills; - Effectively Develops Goals & Objectives; - Focuses Effectively on Key Results and Priorities; - Demonstrates a Focus on Continuous Improvement; - Interpersonal Effectiveness. Duties and Responsibilities 1.0 CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT -To review existing core curricula at the certificate level in consultation with stakeholders, complete related curriculum development and prepare curricula for curriculum approval. -To develop core curricula for the diploma level programming in consultation with stakeholders. 2.0 INSTRUCTIONAL - To plan and prepare learning materials for instructional environments; - To use a variety of approaches and materials, as appropriate, in order to address different learning needs; - To teach in assigned subject areas and to include in courses, and in course outlines, all required subject matter or skill activity; - To direct student learning in a positive, supportive, and caring environment; - To be available to students regularly during scheduled office hours and classroom hours, to discuss their progress and other issues that influence their learning. (See Policy #3-03: Faculty Absence from Class - Cancellation of Classes); - To clearly communicate in writing learning outcomes for programs and courses, and the way in which learners will be evaluated against those outcomes; - To design and conduct evaluations or appraisals of students and to keep students informed of their progress; - To submit grades in a timely manner, in accordance with Policy 4-15, ¬Reporting Final Grades; - To maintain records of student enrolment and achievement and other records required by the College and affiliated agencies. At the end of employment with the College, to submit marks and student records to the Department Manager. 3.0 TYPICAL PROFESSIONAL DUTIES OF INSTRUCTIONAL FACULTY - To be aware of, and to work within, College educational policies; - To be aware of the Education and Strategic plans and to contribute to their development and assist in the achievement of its goals and objectives; - To advise the Dean or designate, within a reasonable time frame, of items that need to be ordered so that inventories of books, supplies, and equipment are adequate for the courses taught; - To advise the Dean or designate regarding enrolment management (recruitment and retention) strategies for their areas of responsibility; - To advise the Dean or designate responsible, and the appropriate Administrator and/or Campus Health and Safety Committee, of any health and safety concerns and to assist, where possible, in rectifying the problem; -To demonstrate knowledge of computer applications appropriate to the teaching environment; - To maintain continuous professional development of competencies and qualifications as required in the appropriate discipline; - To participate actively as a contributing member of the College community on College committees and other College-wide activities, where appropriate; - To participate in department meetings and other department activities during normal working hours, when possible; - To undertake other related responsibilities and duties which may be assigned by the College when course load permits. Required Education & Experience - Curriculum development expertise - Knowledge of the Coastal British Columbia forestry industry - Registered Professional Forester and Registered Forest Technologist - Minimum of 3 years current and related teaching experience in a post-secondary setting; - Minimum of 5 years of experience working in the forestry industry; - BC Instructors Diploma or BC Teaching Certificate is highly desirable; Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities - Valid Class 5 Driver's License; - Familiarity with the needs of adults returning to learning after extended time away from the learning environment; - Demonstrated excellent instructional abilities, using a variety of creative and motivating approaches to stimulate learning; - Working knowledge of computer applications, including Blackboard, Moodle; - Willingness to work a flexible timetable; - Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills; Special Instructions to Applicants Please scan copies of your transcripts into one document for attachment. If your transcripts are not available at the time of application, please attach a letter or certificate of confirmation from the educational institution. Posting Date 02-18-2020 Closing Date Open Until Filled Link to Job Description Additional Information NIC-NICFA Salary Scale February 9 - March 31, 2019 Posting Number 102523 Return to Search Results If you need to edit your application information before applying for a position, please login and click on the 'Manage Applications' link on the navigation bar to the left. You will not be allowed to change your application information after you have applied for a position. Employee Login | Careers at NIC | Disclaimer | © 2010 North Island College, Vancouver Island, BC, Canada | Contact Us North Island College: University transfer & degrees, trades, nursing, business, distance education, and more. Locations: Bella Coola, Campbell River, Courtenay, Cortes Island, Gold River, Port Alberni, Port Hardy, and Ucluelet. 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