Assistant Professor, Automotive
|Hiring Organization||UFV Chilliwack campus at Canada Education Park|
|Post Name||Assistant Professor, Automotive|
|Employment Type||Full Time|
|Work Hours||8 Hours|
|Salary||CAD 26 To CAD 30 Per Hour|
|Location||Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada V2R 0N3|
The Faculty of Applied & Technical Studies invites applications for an Assistant Professor, Automotive Service Technician (AST) Program.
Under the general direction of the Director of the School of Trades, Faculty of Applied and Technical Studies, the Assistant Professor will organize, develop, manage, and instruct Automotive Apprenticeship levels 1 through 4 as well as the Automotive Foundations program as required.
We are seeking candidates who will commit to developing the Automotive program and have demonstrated abilities for writing lesson plans and exam questions, developing presentations, as well as marketing and promoting this program.
Preference will be given to candidates who have completed or are enrolled in the Provincial Instructors Diploma Program. Applicants should have a demonstrated history of ongoing professional development as both tradespersons and as an instructor.
A demonstrated commitment to creativity, innovation, and/or the application of technology in the delivery of educational programs is an asset. Applicants with instructional experience will be given preference.
The successful applicant will have extensive connections and contacts with the local region and a broad involvement with local businesses and organizations. The successful candidate will be a creative thinker who can create excitement and enthusiasm about the trade and the program at UFV.
Applicants should have a demonstrated ability to teach and support the diverse student population served by UFV as an open-access university. Experience in developing and delivering educational programming to both Indigenous and international populations is an asset. Evidence of leading people towards a common goal in a diverse working environment is preferred.
- Fully certified Automotive Service Technician with a minimum of 5 years as a Red Seal technician.
- Relevant and current industry work experience.
- Preference will be given to individuals who have both the dealership and independent retail shop experience.
- Demonstrated strong understanding of hybrid and electric vehicle technologies, diesel engine fuel and emission systems, and vehicle networking systems.
- Knowledge and experience related to the evolving technologies in the automotive field, including computer control systems and diagnosis are necessary.
- Experience with automatic transmission theory and diagnosis is an asset.
- A diverse industry background, with extensive supervisory and management experience.
- Knowledge of the BC apprenticeship system and the Red Seals National Occupational Analysis (NOA) is preferred.
- Strong leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills.
- Working knowledge of computers.
- Demonstrated organizational skills.
- Preference will be given to those with additional certifications related to the trade; applicants who have additional certifications in another trade may have an advantage.
Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, a cover letter, a teaching philosophy statement, and three letters of reference.
The University of the Fraser Valley is located on the traditional territory of the Halq’eméylem-speaking peoples. We express our gratitude and respect for the honor of living and working in Stó:lo Tém:éxw (Stó:lo Land; Stó:lo World). In all that we do, UFV strives to support and honor the Stó:lo people’s goals of self-determination and well-being on these lands.
A commitment to Indigenization and Reconciliation is core to our institutional Vision and Integrated Strategic Plan: IYAQAWTXW — which means House of Transformation. This commitment includes the goal of centering Indigenous ways of knowing throughout our organization, recognizing our responsibilities to the community, and a multi-year plan to increase the number of Indigenous faculty, staff, and administrators working at UFV.
UFV has four campus locations within the beautiful Fraser Valley in British Columbia. Recognized as one of BC’s top employers, UFV offers a combination of career and lifestyle benefits. Join a team of 1,400 passionate professionals who value integrity, inclusivity, and excellence. At UFV, you will serve a vibrant community, and shape the future of 15,000 students.
Indigenization, equity, and diversity are essential to our work as a university. A diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been historically underrepresented and marginalized. At UFV, we are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the community we proudly serve.
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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In an effort to be both environmentally and fiscally responsible, UFV will contact only candidates receiving an interview. We thank all applicants for considering UFV for employment. Shortlisted applicants may be required to undergo a criminal record check and/ or a verification of their education credentials.
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