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Last updated December 12, 2013
The School of Horticulture at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) invites applications for part-time non-regular type 1 (contract) instructors for January 2014.
The successful candidates will teach:
- Soil Management (HORT 1104) in our horticulture diploma and degree programs. The focus of course is on soil as the medium for plant growth.
- Production Practises: Spring (HORT 1271) in our Greenhouse and Nursery Production diploma and program. Students will maintain and harvest crops such as Easter lilies, cut flowers, bedding plants, and greenhouse vegetables.
- Arboriculture (HORT 1240) in our horticulture diploma and degree programs. A key component of the course is to develop student’s skills in the pruning of a wide range of landscape plants.
The School of Horticulture offers British Columbia’s only comprehensive diploma programs in greenhouse vegetable production, landscape horticulture, and turf management. Degree programs in Plant Health and Urban Ecosystems incorporate the diploma curriculum. Our programs and department activities are focused on offering a student-centered program that provides students with a foundation in horticulture science, a working understanding of horticulture technology, and the development of horticulture skills.
The minimum qualifications required for the Soil Management instructor are a Masters’ degree in horticulture or agriculture, relevant professional designation, or affiliation and 5 years of related experience. The minimum qualifications required for the Arboriculture and Production Practices courses are a diploma in landscape or production or horticulture, relevant professional designation, or affiliation and 5 years of related experience.
Preference will be given to individuals with experience teaching in a post-secondary horticulture or agriculture program.
Those applicants interested in applying to teach can find further information on the School of Horticulture by visiting our website at: http://www.kwantlen.ca/hort.html
Please submit your application, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and transcripts, quoting competition number 13-140 to: email@example.com.
This position will remain open until filled.
The Department of Fine Arts at Kwantlen Polytechnic University invites applications for qualified instructors in the areas of Sculpture and Photography to be added to the faculty contract inventory listing (Non-Regular Type 1).
Those applicants interested in applying to teach can find further information on courses offered by visiting our website at: http://kwantlen.ca/calendar/2012-13/courses/fina/index.html.
Kwantlen is a teaching-oriented polytechnic university serving communities in the South Fraser region. As leaders in innovative and interdisciplinary education, we offer all learners, regardless of background and preparation, opportunities to achieve the highest standards of academic performance. Our many programs of study provide applied learning and broad-based university education.
The successful candidate will have an MFA, a current exhibition record, and experience in post-secondary teaching.
Applicants will have the interest and ability to teach foundation and advanced courses at the undergraduate level. They will also have technical and safety knowledge of materials, processes, and equipment.
Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, description of courses taught, teaching evaluations, names of three recent referees, and examples of recent work in digital format (e.g. USB, CD, website link), quoting competition number 13-159 by December 20, 2013 to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
CD’s or USB’s may be mailed or dropped off at the Human Resource Services Department, Room 2540, 20901 Langley By-Pass, Langley, BC V3A 8G9.
The Faculty of Community and Health Studies (CAHS) is seeking a Practice Mentor. This is a non-regular .25 teaching release position for a one year period and will commence January 1, 2014.
The Practice Mentor will facilitate the orientation of new faculty members to the practice environment, provide ongoing support for faculty members in the practice areas, and facilitate individual students into preceptorship/practicum placements. This support will include consultation with faculty to develop student learning contracts and facilitating student success through referral to KPU student resources.
The successful applicant will work closely with students, faculty members, and clinical placement advisors, to establish and request appropriate experiences for their independent placements, including the development and implementation of program guidelines where applicable. The Practice Mentor will work closely with Faculty Mentors (BPN and BSN-PB) to facilitate quality practice placements in those programs, as well as faculty members in all CAHS programs who work with students in practice areas.
The successful incumbent will demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and leadership capabilities, excellent oral and written communication skills, and demonstrated organizational abilities. They will have at least 5 years of experience teaching clinical practice courses, a working knowledge of HSPNet, and be familiar with the various programs and CAHS curricula.
Please forward your resume, including photocopies of post-secondary transcripts, quoting competition number 13-160 by December 12, 2013 to: email@example.com.
The Career Choices and Life Success Program at Kwantlen Polytechnic University invites applications for
the Career Choices and Life Success qualified faculty list (NRT1).
The Career Choices and Life Success (CCLS) Program provides career and life direction through a combination of classroom instruction and assessments, out of class research, information interviews, and work placement experience. See www.kwantlen.ca/aca/ccls for details.
The successful candidate will have the following responsibilities:
- Provide a comprehensive program including developing and revising curriculum, course perspectives, course outlines, learning objectives, and class assignments.
- Teach using various teaching and learning styles to mature students in a non-traditional educational setting with a focus on experiential learning.
- Plan and present CCLS Program Information Sessions and conduct student intake interviews.
- Participate in university committees and CCLS Program team meetings.
- Network and collaborate with community partners, businesses and service providers to assist students in securing work placements and provide placement supervision and follow-up.
The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:
- A Masters degree is preferred in Adult Education, Social Work or related discipline. Preference given to candidates with graduate degrees in Leadership, Educational Leadership, Adult Education or related disciplines.
- Three to five years of teaching and/or facilitation experience with students from diverse educational and cultural backgrounds.
- Experience teaching adult learners, post-secondary preferred.
- Related work experience and personal history of successful career transition. Experience in administration of standardized assessment instruments.
- Ability to administer and interpret non-standardized instruments such as Personality Dimensions, Learning Style Indicator and the Self Directed Career Search.
- Experienced in demonstrating and administering online career assessments.
- Solid knowledge in group development theories, supporting the ability to manage group dynamics and group and individual conflict.
Preference given to individuals who demonstrate:
- Ability to work in a team environment
- Defined personal values, clear priorities, time management and organizational skills
- Ability to work independently within a fast-paced multifaceted program
- A motivational and inspirational classroom and student engagement style
Entrepreneurial ability is desired and leadership skills required.
Please forward your resume and photocopies of post-secondary transcripts, quoting competition number 13-163 by December 26, 2013to: firstname.lastname@example.org.