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Douglas College

Regular and Contract Probationary Faculty – Indigenous Pathway

Location
Coquitlam, BC
Details
Full Time
3 days ago
Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Regular and Contract Probationary Faculty - Indigenous Pathway Posting Number 00402F Location Coquitlam Campus Grade or Pay Level In accordance with the current Collective Agreement Salary Range In accordance with the current Collective Agreement Position Type Faculty - Regular Probationary or Contract Posting Type Internal/External Regular/Temporary Regular and Contract Employment Type Full-Time and Part-Time Posting Category Faculty Start Date 08/16/2022 End Date Equity Statement
Douglas College is committed to being a workplace that is free of discrimination, that values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the communities we serve.
Work Arrangements
This is a regular probationary faculty position commencing Fall 2022 on the Indigenous Pathway program. The Indigenous Pathway is designed to be an introduction to post-secondary education, spanning four evening courses and offered over two semesters. Please check this link for further program details: https://www.douglascollege.ca/programs-courses/explore-programs-courses/faculties/applied-community-studies/indigenous-pathway.

The primary place of work will be Coquitlam Campus and we anticipate hiring at least one full time instructor but will consider two half time positions.

Workload is assigned each year based on available sections.

In addition, applications are also being considered for instructors who wish to be added to the Contract Faculty list. Sections may be available beginning in Fall 2022 semester.
What Douglas Offers
DO what you love. Be good at it. That's how Douglas College defines a great career. It's a philosophy that resonates through our classrooms, our offices and our boardrooms. It inspires our students and drives us to make Douglas College one of BC's Top Employers. We love what we do. And we're looking for passionate, motivated people to join us in making one of Canada's best colleges even better.
The Role
You will instruct undergraduate students, in the Indigenous Stream, Child and Youth Care and Youth Justice programs in the Faculty of Child, Family and Community Studies ( FACS ). You will support student learning by maintaining a high quality, learner-centred approach to post-secondary education. You may also take on instructional work in other departments within FACS depending on your education and experience.

Responsibilities

You will instruct students, facilitate learning and evaluate student progress. Additional duties include curriculum development and review and active participation in department, faculty and college-wide committees.
To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need
The preferred candidate will be of Indigenous ancestry and/or will have extensive knowledge of, and experience with, Indigenous communities and organizations. You will have a background that includes supporting or mentoring Indigenous students. You will have excellent communication skills and a compassionate awareness of how to communicate with students who are developing their sense of belonging in a post-secondary environment. You will have a graduate degree (completed or in-progress) in a human services field.

You have a range of teaching experiences which may be in a post-secondary environment or in the community (e.g. training, facilitating educational groups, etc.) Awareness of and experience with: Indigenous people; activities; helping skills; substance use; mental health; and policies and laws related to human services practice is preferred.
Link to Full Position Profile Needs a Criminal Records Check No

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 03/29/2022 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant
Interested applicants must ensure that a resume and cover letter are submitted online. This position will remain open until filled. Please ensure your resume clearly explains how you meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the position for which you are applying. All successful candidates will need to provide original sealed transcripts for educational credentials noted on their resume prior to being hired.
Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting https://www.douglascollegecareers.ca/postings/8847
Category
Education and Training