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Douglas College

Regular Probationary Instructor -- Written Communication

Part Time
6 days ago
Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Regular Probationary Instructor -- Written Communication Posting Number 00524F Location New Westminster/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 - Probationary Regular Posting Type Internal/External Regular/Temporary Regular Employment Type Part-Time Posting Category Faculty Start Date 08/16/2023 End Date Equity Statement
Douglas College is committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive and equitable learning and working environment. In support of this journey, we welcome all people to apply, including people from groups that are experiencing inequity, including, but not limited, to Indigenous Peoples, racialized or persons of colour, persons with mental or physical disabilities, persons who identify as women, and/or persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and persons of all faith identities, age, marital status, and parental status.
Work Arrangements
The Communications Department is currently seeking to hire one probationary regular instructor qualified to teach courses in written communication and to participate in the development of written communication courses.

Courses in written communication include:

CMNS 1110: Workplace Writing for Applied Community Studies
CMNS 1111: Workplace Communications for Selected Programs
CMNS 1115: Business Communication

For the 2023-2024 academic year, there is one replacement position available for 75% workload (6 courses).

The successful candidate for this replacement position will teach two courses in the Fall 2023 semester, two courses in the Winter 2024 semester, and two courses in the Summer 2024 semester.

The successful candidate will also contribute to curriculum revision and development, as well as other administrative tasks required of regular faculty members.

Please, note that this is not an EAP or ESL teaching position.

Workload is assigned each year based on available sections.
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
Probationary Regular Instructor in Written Communication


As a probationary regular instructor in written communication, you would be responsible for:

- developing course outlines following the Curriculum Guidelines,
- adapting course content to suit the needs of specific programs,
- selecting appropriate textbooks and creating teaching materials,
- delivering quality learner-centred instruction in written communication (i.e., making sure to cover a variety of business writing genres),
- designing assignments and assessment criteria,
- evaluating student progress,
- holding regular office hours,
- participating in curriculum revisions and development,
- attending departmental and Faculty-wide meetings,
- participating in department and Faculty-Wide committees, and
- maintaining currency in the field through regular professional development.
To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need
Successful applicants will have:

- a minimum of a Master's degree in Professional Communication, or related field,
- a minimum of two years of experience teaching courses in written communication at the post-secondary level,
- demonstrated ability to apply:
* workplace writing theory to classroom
practice, and
* knowledge of and expertise in
workplace writing to the instruction of
students in a variety of occupational
- demonstrated ability to teach and develop curriculum across the disciplines,
- demonstrated experience teaching domestic and international students with a variety of linguistic abilities and cultural knowledge,
- demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a collegial and respectful manner,
- demonstrated engagement in administrative tasks,
- professional writing experience in the business world and/or for the web is an asset.
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Posting Detail Information

Open Date 05/24/2023 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant
To ensure consideration, application must be received online. Please ensure your resume clearly explains how you meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the position for which you are applying. Please, note that this is not a posting for an EAP or ESL instructor. The date of first review is June 5, 2023. Interviews will be held the week of June 19, 2023. All candidates selected for interview will need to send original certificates and diplomas of educational credentials noted on their resume. 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.
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