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Instructor, Automotive Collision & Refinishing Technician

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Position Details

Posting Number

Posting Number F0840
Position Information

Position Title Instructor, Automotive Collision & Refinishing Technician
Division Trades & Technical
Department Trades and Technical Programs
Supervisor Title Dean, Faculty of Trades & Technical Programs
Location Campbell River(CR)
Posting Type Internal/External Posting
Position Status Sessional
If Others, please specify
New Position or Replacement? New
Position End Date (if temporary) 08/23/2024
Desired Start Date 01/15/2024
Weekly work schedule (please indicate the start and end times for each day of work)
Classes are scheduled based on a 27 Instructional hour week, in total full time instructional faculty are required to account for 30 hours on-site duties as per Article 9.1.3 of the NICFA Collective Agreement.
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Pay Grade The annual salary range is $68,385 - $109,584 (at 100% appointment) and is based on qualifications, experience, and the placement criteria of Article 14 of the NICFA Collective agreement.
Position Summary
North Island College is seeking a qualified instructor for the Automotive Collision and Refinishing Technician Foundation Harmonized program at our Campbell River Campus. Responsibilities include teaching pre-apprentice students to provincial outcomes and standards following the ITA requirements for Automotive Collision and Refinishing Technician Foundation Harmonized as well as teaching apprentices in technical training classes. Instruction will be delivered face-to-face. Other responsibilities include program development and lesson planning, tool and equipment maintenance, and liaison with regional employers.

The teaching faculty of North Island College are responsible for implementing the College’s vision, goals, and objectives as they relate to teaching and learning. To carry out their teaching assignments, faculty use organizational skills, inter-personal skills, and their knowledge of subject matter, pedagogy, and curricular design. In addition, they have a responsibility to serve as role models for students and colleagues.

The responsibilities and typical duties listed below constitute a generic job description for teaching faculty whose responsibility may be for the delivery of scheduled classes, the support of self-paced, on-line, and distance courses, and/or instruction and supervision in laboratories, practicums, shops, etc.

Position Competencies
- Creates a Positive Climate and Culture;
- Effective Communication Skills;
- Effectively Develops Goals & Objectives;
- Focuses Effectively on Key Results and Priorities;
- Demonstrates a Focus on Continuous Improvement;
- Interpersonal Effectiveness.
Duties & Responsibilities
- To plan and prepare learning materials for instructional environments;
- To use a variety of approaches and materials, as appropriate, in order to address different learning needs;
- To teach in assigned subject areas and to include in courses, and in course outlines, all required subject matter or skill activity;
- To direct student learning in a positive, supportive, and caring environment;
- To be available to students regularly during scheduled office hours and classroom hours, to discuss their progress and other issues that influence their learning. (30 hours/wk.) (See Policy #3-03: Faculty Absence from Class – Cancellation of Classes);
- To clearly communicate in writing learning outcomes for programs and courses, and the way in which learners will be evaluated against those outcomes;
- To design and conduct evaluations or appraisals of students and to keep students informed of their progress;
- To submit grades in a timely manner, in accordance with Policy 4-15, Reporting Final Grades;
- To maintain records of student enrollment and achievement and other records required by the College and affiliated agencies. At the end of employment with the College, to submit marks and student records to the Dean/Designate.

- To be aware of, and to work within, College educational policies;
- To be aware of the Education and Strategic plans and to contribute to their development and assist in the achievement of its goals and objectives;
- To advise the Dean/Designate, within a reasonable time frame, of items that need to be ordered so that inventories of books, supplies, and equipment are adequate for the courses taught;
- To advise the Dean/Designate regarding enrollment management (recruitment and retention) strategies for their areas of responsibility;
- To advise the Dean/Designate responsible, and the appropriate Administrator and/or Campus Health and Safety Committee, of any health and safety concerns and to assist, where possible, in rectifying the problem;
-To demonstrate knowledge of computer applications appropriate to the teaching environment;
- To maintain continuous professional development of competencies and qualifications as required in the appropriate discipline;
- To participate actively as a contributing member of the College community on College committees and other College-wide activities, where appropriate;
- To participate in department meetings and other department activities during normal working hours, when possible;
- To undertake other related responsibilities and duties which may be assigned by the College when course load permits.
Required Education & Experience
- Journeyperson Interprovincial Qualification as an Automotive Refinishing Technician (Red Seal);
- Certificate of Apprenticeship;
- Minimum of 5 years experience as an Automotive Refinishing Technician Journeyperson
Preference to a minimum of one-year teaching experience and Provincial Instructor’s Diploma (PID).

Required Knowledge Skills & Abilities
- Familiarity with the Auto Body and Collision Technician and Automotive Refinishing Technician program outlines;
- Experience setting up training programs;
- Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills;
- Proficiency with a variety of learning technologies and digital tools;
- Demonstrated excellent instructional abilities, using creative and motivating approaches to stimulate learning, including the use of instructional technologies within an online learning environment;
- Experience with blended learning, ability to build online theory components in a learning platform, ability to translate face-to-face content delivery;
- Able to choose and use appropriate learning technologies, troubleshoot issues and support learners while engaged in an online or blended course environment;
- Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to plan and prioritize, and efficiently meet deadlines;
- A demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement;
- Demonstrated ability to work both individually and cooperatively in a team environment with online faculty, coordinators, online student groups, employers and staff.

Special Instructions to Applicant
Please scan copies of your transcripts into one document for attachment. If your transcripts are not available at the time of application, please attach a letter or certificate of confirmation from the educational institution.
Posting Detail Information

Posting Open Date 07/05/2023
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Description
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