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College Professor – Business Administration
School of Business
Vernon, Kelowna, Penticton, Salmon Arm, Revelstoke
The role and responsibilities of a faculty member focus on the activities related to teachers, academics and scholars. They include but are not limited to an awareness of current scholarship and continuing mastery in one’s field, instructional and professional duties, professional development, and service. In addition, duties and responsibilities may include scholarly activity.
Education and Experience:
The minimum qualification is a Master’s degree or an equivalent level credential appropriate for the discipline. Independent, post-secondary or public school teaching experience directly related to the duty assignment. Graduate level training that enables sole responsibility for teaching undergraduate students in the area directly related to the teaching assignment. Experience demonstrating a learner-centered teaching philosophy is desired. An active profile in scholarship, research and creative activity is preferred.
Functions and Duties:
Instructional duties may include all or any of the following: instructional (teaching) assignments; course preparation and program revision; development of new programs and modes of delivery; evaluation of student work; instruction of laboratory exercises, concepts, theories, techniques and use of equipment; student contact for purposes of advising, tutoring and supervision both in and outside of the lecture or laboratory period; revision and development of existing and/or new courses in all formats; preparation of materials for use in laboratories; set up and take down of laboratory materials; preparation of timetables; control of inventory, maintenance of equipment; ordering of materials; Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) and PLA coordination; and other functions related to instruction.
Professional development is activity intended to promote teaching excellence, subject area competence and technical competence in an area of professional or instructional expertise.
Service may include all or any of the following: school visitations; active membership on appropriate college or union committees, councils or boards; participation in professional or academic organizations; application of the employee’s academic or professional competence or expertise in the community at large; attendance at articulation meetings; representing OC at other functions, administrative duties and other duties.
Scholarly activity includes scholarship, research and creative activities. A College Professor may be released from instructional and/or professional duties to perform scholarly activity.
Skills and Abilities:
Designs and teaches a course with regard for learning outcomes
Teaches in a variety of modes, including lecture, discussion, active student involvement and laboratory work as appropriate
Interested in use of appropriate technological aids in instruction
Open to feedback from others on ways to improve teaching and related activities
Knowledgeable about the subject matter of the teaching area and able to teach the subject matter at a post-secondary level
Maintains currency and vitality in one’s discipline through professional activities, professional development and/or scholarship
Interested in course and program development
Collegial and willing to work constructively with others
Comfortable in a computerized environment and with programs relevant to instruction and academic discipline
The Business Administration department is seeking professors for replacement work in the Winter 2024 and Summer 2024 term.
Theoretical knowledge, practical experience with 4 to 6 years related non-teaching business experience, and teaching experience in the specialty areas are required. The successful candidate will be expected to teach in both business administration diploma and degree programs. Teaching experience with a variety of modes of delivery is considered an asset (e.g. face‐to‐face, blended learning, online learning). Travel between campuses may be required.
Ideal candidates will have an exceptional teaching record with demonstrated learner-centred teaching philosophy. An active profile in scholarship, research and creative activity will be considered an asset.
Successful applicants will be integral to the team that will help Okanagan College realize the promise of a world-class college.
The ability to teach in one of the following specialty area courses (and additional courses as they become available) is needed. Candidates with a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline may be given preference.
Financial Accounting, Kelowna
Managerial Accounting, Kelowna
Financial Accounting II, Penticton
Financial Management, Penticton
Intermediate Accounting II, Penticton
Introduction to Market Research, Penticton
Emerging Trends in Destination Management, Revelstoke
Human Resource Management, Salmon Arm
Tourism Sector Study, Kelowna
Faculty – Part-time Term
Appointment Start Date:
Appointment End Date:
These term appointments may be either part-time (PT) or full-time (FT) depending on the number of courses taught.
Term PT and FT – Jan 2 to Apr 29, 2024
Summer 2024 (Kelowna & Online):
Term PT Summer Session I – May to June
Term PT Summer Session II – July to August
Annual Salary/Hourly Rate:
Salary range $69,753 to $111,776 with normal starting salary between $76,574 to $83,395 annually*, dependent on relevant education and experience. *Note: Part-time Term and summer appointments subject to adjustment factors as per Collective Agreement.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants are advised to review all posted School of Business postings as a separate application is required for each posting.
For further information about this position, please contact Devin Rubadeau at email@example.com.
Posting Opening Date:
Posting Closing Date:
How to Apply
To apply for this position, please go to our employment site: https://www.employmentopportunities.okanagan.bc.ca and complete an on-line application.
All applications must be submitted through our employment site to be considered.
Okanagan College is committed to increasing the equitable and inclusive participation of marginalized people in all aspects of college life. We welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, Black People, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, people with disabilities and people with diverse gender identities or expressions. People with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, AccessibilityHR@okanagan.bc.ca