Marine Engineering Instructor, BCIT

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Marine Engineering Instructor, BCIT

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BCGEU Faculty, Marine Engineering
Who We Are

At BCIT, we champion diversity of experiences, ideas, cultures and perspectives, to foster a community in which equality and inclusivity are embedded in everything we do. We embrace endless innovation, ignited by imagination and creativity, to improve our approaches, opportunities and outcomes. We strive to achieve excellence in everything we do, to accomplish real, measurable results. We believe in the power of collaboration to amplify our efforts and begin every interaction with a foundation of respect for others’ expertise, insights and inherent worth. Our overall vision is to empower people, share BC, and inspire global progress. If this resonates with you, come join our team as we continue to provide practical education for a complex world.
Position Summary

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.

BCIT’s School of Transportation is seeking a regular, full-time Faculty, Marine Engineering to teach applied engineering sciences, 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 & 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 online teaching, classroom lectures, classroom management; practical demonstrations, and working collectively/collaboratively with the Marine Engineering Department Head.
Maintaining a commitment to the campus’ quality management system per ISO 9001:2015.
Student supervision on industry field trips.

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, and
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.



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 and mentoring trainees are assets.

Additional Information


Being a part of BC’s Top 100 Employers, and a member of the CCDI.
A generous Total Compensation package which includes extended health and dental benefits and a superb pension plan.
Access to Professional Development Funds and opportunities for career development.
Increase your knowledge with Tuition waivers for BCIT courses.
Enjoy subsidized parking and discounted access to our fitness facilities (including classes like Yoga and Zumba).
Additional Wellness and Employee Assistance programs.

Salary Range $67,034 to $99,572 per annum
Additional Salary Information

Salary prorated based on percentage and term of appointment.
Posting Category Faculty
School/Service Area SOT Marine Programs
Campus Location Marine campus
Bargaining Unit BCGEU Faculty
Job Status Regular
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time
Number of Vacancies 1
Anticipated Start Date 12/05/2020
Anticipated End Date
Competition Number 20GEUF21
Competition Open Date 09/17/2020
Competition Close Date 10/17/2020
Open Until Filled? No
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