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Position Title Instructor
Posting Number F00534P
Job Posting Open Date 05/23/2023
Job Posting Close Date 06/06/2023
Position Start Date 08/30/2023
Position End Date 08/28/2026
Location Lansdowne
Applicant Portal Position Category Faculty
Employee Group Faculty (CCFA)
Salary Salary is commensurate with education and experience as per the Collective Agreement.
Number of positions to be hired under this posting 1
Workload Percentage [%]
50%
Position Type Term Part Time
Posting Type Employees Only
Position Reason Replacement
Division/School Access
Department Assessment Centre
Job Description
The following is required for successful employment at Camosun College:
• A demonstrated commitment to the scholarship of teaching and learning
• Active participation in our learner centered environment while promoting excellence in program discipline
• Ability to plan, organize and evaluate teaching approaches and outcomes to maximize student learning
• Commitment to current and trending philosophies, practices and advancements
• Adherence to, and compliance with teaching related policies, procedures and protocols
• A consistent demonstration of excellence and respect in verbal and written communications
• An ability to contribute to and cultivate collegial and collaborative work relationships
• Comfort and familiarity with educational technology and MS Office programs such as Outlook, Word, Excel
• Capable of thriving in a BC post-secondary education setting that’s welcoming and relevant to Indigenous learners and helping to prepare non-Indigenous students, graduates and employees to better understand, live alongside of, and work with Indigenous peoples.
• A commitment to sustainable practices within our environment and society
Job Description Additional Information
The School of Access seeks applications from qualified candidates for a part-time (50%) temporary, non-instructional faculty assignment in the Assessment Centre.
Reporting to the Dean, School of Access, the English Placement Counsellor (EPC) will, within established College policies, review and evaluate English Placement assessment results to make final placements for incoming student applicants. The EPC will, together with the Camosun College Assessment and Testing Faculty Leader, and the Assessment Centre Coordinator monitor and improve assessment processes and procedures, and ensure that the validity, reliability, and objectivity of English assessments and placement practices are maintained.

The EPC will be knowledgeable of the English testing instruments and procedures and will demonstrate strict adherence to protocols of security and confidentiality.
The EPC will maintain professional competence in the field of assessment and will remain current with innovative developments, practices, and models of assessment. The EPC works collaboratively with the Assessment and Testing Officers, the School of Access Faculty Assessors, the Department of English, and others within the college including: Student Services, Student Navigators, Camosun International, Indigenous Connections and Community Connections, and Academic Advising.
A full job description is attached.
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES
 Knowledge of the different levels of preparatory and academic English offered within the School of Access and the School of Arts and Science;
 Training and experience in explaining and defending evaluation criteria and test results;
 Knowledge of English Accuplacer assessment platforms, tools, and updates;
 Strong counselling skills including the ability to:
o Interact effectively and relate to students of varying learning potentials, learning backgrounds, and educational experiences;
o Demonstrate clear and compassionate communication verbally and in writing;
o Respond effectively to clients who may have an emotional response to their assessment results;
 Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced deadline driven environment;
 Detail oriented;
 Adaptability and flexibility in order to meet student and departmental needs;
 Comfort and familiarity with MS Office programs such as Outlook, Office and Excel;
Qualifications
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
 Master’s Degree in a related field;
 Minimum of three (3) years of recent teaching experience at the secondary and post-secondary level;
 Training and experience evaluating written English in a professional, post-secondaryand/or other educational setting.
Capabilities
The core capabilities are required for all positions at the college.

Focus on Students and Their Success (Core)
• We all have a role to play in promoting and supporting students – directly or indirectly – contributing to their success, education and transition as they build their path to the future.

Cultural Alignment (Core)
• Inclusion and respect align with Camosun’s traditions of lifelong learning and positive, supportive experiences for all. We examine our individual and institutional cultures and, through indigenization, consider other ways of knowing (thinking), being (approaches), doing (acting), and relating.

Fostering and Nurturing Relationships (Core)
• Fostering and nurturing relationships is at the core of everything we do. Successful workplace relationships take time to develop and include building trust, engagement and collaboration.
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Commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Camosun College values diversity as a strength and strives to be an equitable and inclusive college community of students and employees. The College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that adheres to the BC Human Rights Code which protects against discrimination based on Indigenous identity, race, colour, ancestry, place of origin, religion, marital status, family status, physical and mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or age. The College also recognizes and honors UNDRIP, the TRC Calls to Actions and the BC Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples’ Act. Going beyond legislation, Camosun recognizes the historical and persistent inequities that many people of marginalized groups have faced in society and in the workplace. We seek to dismantle these barriers through systemic and institutional changes focused on strengthening inclusive hiring practices, accessibility and organizational culture. We recognize that moving towards more equitable communities is an ongoing and evolving journey - one which the College is committed to undertaking. Since Camosun plays an important role in creating change within communities, it is our hope that our employees reflect the diversity of our students and experience an inclusive and supportive work environment. Please contact Human Resources for more information.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you legally entitled to work in Canada?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * What is the nature of your eligibility to work in Canada?
    • Canadian Citizen
    • Permanent Resident
    • Work Permit
  3. If you have a valid work permit, please indicate its expiry date (mm/dd/yy)

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents