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18 Jun 2018

Faculty Instructors, Tourism & Hospitality

North Island CollegeCourtenay, British Columbia, Canada

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Job Description


Position Summary:

The Tourism and Hospitality Department of North Island College is seeking a full-time sessional instructor for the academic year 2018 – 2019. The successful applicant should have an expertise in Hospitality Management including experience in Food & Beverage. A full-time workload consists of 8 sections and will be drawn from the following courses:

THM 275 Food Fundamentals (2 sections)
THM 201 Internal Controls (2 sections)
THM 175 Mixology & Oenology
THM 250 International Hotel Management
THM 170 Food & Beverage Service
THM 276 Food & Beverage Management
THM 112 Leadership & Management
THM 108 Human Resource Management
THM 100 Introduction to tourism
THM 300 Global Tourism
THM 119 Field Trip
THM 219 International Field Trip

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 and 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 enrolment 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 department Chair.

– 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 Department Chair, 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 Department Chair regarding enrolment management (recruitment and retention) strategies for their areas of responsibility;
– To advise the Department Chair 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:

– Masters Degree in a related field or a Bachelors Degree; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience.
– Completion of the Provincial Instructors Diploma program is preferred;
– Successful teaching experience at a post-secondary level.

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

– Five years management experience in the tourism and hospitality industry;
– Experience directly related to the subject area to be taught;
– Demonstrated excellent instructional abilities, using creative and motivating approaches to stimulate learning;
– Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to plan and prioritize, and efficiently meet deadlines;
– Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills;
– Proficiency in the use of MS Office applications and word processing.

Start Date: August 27, 2018

End Date: December 21, 2018

Posting Date: June 13, 2018

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please go to for further criteria, required qualifications and information on how to apply to posting #101858.

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.

Job Categories: Contract. Job Types: Faculty.

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