Posted on September 29, 2017 - GC1649

Company: Okanagan College
Position: CS Instructor - Advanced GIS Certificate
Location: Salmon Arm, BC
Salary: $35 - $45 /hour
Contact Name: Linda de Groot
Deadline: October 15, 2017

Job Description

Okanagan College transforms lives and communities.  We are one of Canada's leading colleges.  We create outstanding educational experiences for our learners, both students and employees.  We work and learn in a welcoming and caring culture.  We are a catalyst for change through collaboration with our learners and partners.  We serve, lead and anticipate the social, economic and environmental needs of communities.


Position Title: Continuing Studies Instructor, Advanced GIS Certificate

Competition Number: C000498

Division/Portfolio: Continuing Studies and Corporate Development

Department/Program: C/S Certificate Programs

Campus/Centre: Salmon Arm

Appointment Type: Non-Bargaining

Appointment Start Date: 01/09/2017

Appointment End Date: 05/25/2017

Annual Salary/Hourly Rate: $35-$45/hour dependent upon experience and education

Posting Closing Date: 10/15/2017


Position Summary

Under the supervision of the Designated Supervisor, the instructor is responsible for instructing curriculum related to the teaching assignment, keeping curriculum current and maintaining related documentation specific to the course.

Job Qualifications

Education and Experience

An undergraduate degree and post secondary teaching experience are preferred; however, applicants who have completed Grade 12 and possess an equivalent combination of teaching and work experience in their area of expertise may be considered.

An Instructor’s Diploma or valid BC Teacher’s Certificate appropriate to the instructional assignment is preferred.6 – 10 years recent relevant experience


Skills and Abilities

Candidates must be committed to a team approach, demonstrate good written and oral English skills and have good interpersonal skills. The ideal candidate will have an exceptional teaching record. Successful applicants will be an integral part of the team that will help Okanagan College realize the promise of a world-class college. Candidates will be comfortable in a computerized environment and demonstrate knowledge of programs relevant to their discipline. The successful applicant will be able to encourage communication between students and faculty.


Preferred Qualifications

Minimum 5 years relevant experience as a GIS Analyst. Equivalent combinations of education and experience will also be considered.
Experience teaching adults in a classroom setting preferred.
Provincial Instructor Diploma or Learner Centred Instructor certificate or equivalent experience and education appropriate to the instructional assignment is preferred.

Other Information


25 hours per week – please note that the exact start and end date indicated above is estimated only (TBC). Evening and weekend representation at OC recruiting and tradeshow events within the OC region may be required

*Note: there is a possibility that similar temporary work may be available in the future



To apply for this position, please go to the following website: and complete an on-line application.

Okanagan College
1000 KLO Road

Kelowna, BC
V1Y 4X8

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