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New Job Geographic Information Systems, Instructor In British Columbia

Geographic Information Systems, Instructor
Geographic Information Systems, Instructor

Geographic Information Systems, Instructor

Company : British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT)
Salary : $56,845–$99,571 a year
Location : British Columbia

Full Description

The School of Construction and the Environment and the Geographic Information Systems ( GIS ) program at BCIT are currently seeking a regular, full time Instructor to deliver a variety of courses in the GIS diploma and degree programs. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in fundamentals and advanced topics in GIS, databases, spatial systems management, remote sensing, and programming to students in the full-time programs. The GIS department also offers an active slate of part-time studies courses. The successful candidate will have strong communication skills and be committed to presenting relevant course materials to prepare students for an exciting career in GIS.

Duties & Responsibilities
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITES :

The position involves delivering lectures, assignments and exams, and supervising student projects and practicums. Success of the GIS program is achieved through the faculty’s excellence in instruction, close ties with industry, and mentoring and motivating of the students to succeed. The position will also require supporting the department through additional non-instructional roles and departmental tasks. In addition the position will require maintaining and updating existing course content to stay current with technology and software. Graduates of both the diploma and degree programs find employment in a wide range of fields in both the public and private sectors.

Qualifications
QUALIFICATIONS :

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Graduated from a formal GIS post-secondary education program
  • Experience in teaching GIS at the post-secondary level
  • Minimum of 5 years’ industry experience in the field of GIS
  • Strong working knowledge of latest version of ESRI Suite (ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online) software including multiple extensions
  • Knowledge of FME, AutoCAD, and Remote Sensing is an asset
  • Thorough knowledge of GIS, programming, and database principles
  • Strong working knowledge of Python programming in a GIS environment
  • Demonstrable skills in spatial data management and analysis
  • Experience with open source GIS software is an asset
  • Adaptable to changing course content
  • Comfortable with teaching in both online mode and in-person
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to problem solve
  • Comfortable working in a team environment

Additional Information
Benefits – Why you’d love working with us
  • Competitive pay
  • Minimum of twenty-five days of vacation (or more, depending on your position)
  • Competitive employer-paid extended health and dental plan – take a look at our benefit plans!
  • Defined contribution pension plan with employer contributions
  • Professional Development funds and resources
  • Access to most BCIT PTS courses free of charge
  • Wellness and Employee Assistance programs
  • Complimentary membership with free access to the Fitness Centre, Gymnasium, and more

Salary Range
$56,845 to $99,571 per annum

Additional Salary Information
Salary prorated based on percentage and term of appointment. Salary based on education, experience and placement criteria as outlined in the Collective Agreement.

Position Details

Posting Category
Faculty

School/Service Area
SOCE Natural Resources

Campus Location
Burnaby campus

Bargaining Unit
BCIT Faculty and Staff Association (FSA)

Job Status
Regular

Full-Time/Part-Time
Full-Time

Number of Vacancies
1.0

Anticipated Start Date
08/08/2022

Anticipated End Date

Competition Information

Competition Number
22FSA97

Competition Open Date
06/11/2022

Competition Close Date
06/17/2022

Open Until Filled?

Quicklink for Posting
https://careers.bcit.ca/postings/5877