BCGEU Faculty, Marine Engineering
British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) – Burnaby
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.
The campus is currently seeking a regular, full-time Instructor to teach applied engineering sciences, electrical technology, automation & control, engineering knowledge, 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.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Classroom instruction to cadets, entry-level, upgrader, PTS or Industry Services students.
Shop 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 the instruction of trades and vocational programs.
Input into development of modifications to workshop and instructional areas.
Preparing and presenting classroom lectures; classroom management; practical demonstrations, and working collectively/collaboratively with the Marine Engineering Chief Instructor.
Maintaining a commitment to the campus quality assurance standards per ISO 9001:2008 or 2015.
This position is not just about teaching marine engineering concepts, it also requires a person willing to:
Motivate students to learn.
Teach employability skills and assist with time management.
Spend the extra effort with students who are struggling, and challenge the students who are excelling.
A commitment to teaching excellence and preparation of outstanding graduates is foremost.
Minimum Qualifications:WHAT THIS POSITION HAS TO OFFER:
A generous Total Compensation package which may include a competitive pension plan.
Professional Development Funds and opportunities for career development.
Tuition waivers for BCIT courses.
Subsidized parking and fitness facilities.
Valid First or Second Class STCW Motor or Combined Certificate of Competency. Minimum three years seagoing engineer experience/shore based position while in possession of a valid STCW First or Second Class Motor or Combined Certificate of Competency, or
Degree or Diploma in either Mechanical, Electrical, Control & Automation Engineering, or Naval Architecture 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 an asset.
Completion of an instructional techniques course or Provincial Instructor Diploma (PID) program would be an asset.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
$64,431 to $95,706 per annum.
Salary based on education, experience and placement criteria as outlined in the Collective Agreement
Quicklink for Posting:
Employers looking to fill Marine Engineering or related positions can do so here.
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