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Social Work - Contract Faculty

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Interested applicants must submit their application and all required documents online on the Douglas College Career Site www.douglascollegecareers.ca. Qualified internal applicants shall be given first consideration in filling the position. All internal applications must be received by date. Please ensure your resume clearly explains how you meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the position for which you are applying. All candidates selected for interview will need to bring original certificates and diplomas of educational credentials noted on their resume.

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Social Work - Contract Faculty
Posting Number 00631F
Location Coquitlam Campus
Grade or Pay Level In accordance with the current Collective Agreement
Salary Range Hourly: $52.41-$114.65/hour; Per Three Credit Course: $7,947; Actual salary or hourly rate will be based on the number of credits and term of appointment according to the Collective Agreement.
Position Type Faculty - Contract
Posting Type Internal/External
Regular/Temporary Contract
Employment Type Part-Time
Posting Category Faculty
Start Date 09/01/2024
End Date 04/30/2025
Equity Statement
Douglas College is committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive and equitable learning and working environment. In support of this journey, we welcome all people to apply, including people from groups that are experiencing inequity, including, but not limited, to Indigenous Peoples, racialized or persons of colour, persons with mental or physical disabilities, persons who identify as women, and/or persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and persons of all faith identities, age, marital status, and parental status.
Work Arrangements
The Social Work Department is seeking contract faculty to instruct and supervise practicum courses commencing September 2, 2024. The primary place of work will be the Coquitlam Campus and practicum sites around the Lower Mainland.

Further contracts may be awarded in the future as the need arises.
What Douglas Offers

DO what you love. Be good at it. That’s how Douglas College defines a great career. It’s a philosophy that resonates through our classrooms, our offices and our boardrooms. It inspires our students and drives us to make Douglas College one of BC’s Top Employers. We love what we do. And we’re looking for passionate, motivated people to join us in making one of Canada’s best colleges even better.

The Role
We require contract instructors for practicum supervision for the Fall and Winter semesters.

Responsibilities
As a contract practicum instructor, you will oversee the learning of students who are practicing skills in selected sites. You will facilitate student learning as they integrate and reflect upon their educational, personal and professional experiences while on practicum and during scheduled seminars. There are three areas you will be responsible for:
  1. In-person guidance and In-person practicum visits.
  2. Group Seminars with your own practicum students.
  3. Evaluation/Feedback component: written mid-term and final student evaluations/grades
The Department is seeking contract instructors for the following courses:
SOWK 3140 (Fall Semester) – Practicum
SOWK 3240 (Winter Semester) – Practicum

To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need
1. Masters degree in Social Work (Doctoral degree is preferred);
2. Direct social work experience engaging with children, youth, adults and/or families.
3. Experience teaching in educational or community settings an asset.
4. Interest and/or proficiency in technology using an online-based teaching & learning platform.
5. Experience with any of the following: Indigenous people; Immigrant and Refugee groups; and/or International practice.

Link to Full Position Profile
Needs a Criminal Records Check No
Posting Detail Information

Open Date 06/10/2024
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
Interested applicants must submit their application and all required documents online on the Douglas College Career Site www.douglascollegecareers.ca. Qualified internal applicants shall be given first consideration in filling the position. All internal applications must be received by date. Please ensure your resume clearly explains how you meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the position for which you are applying. All candidates selected for interview will need to bring original certificates and diplomas of educational credentials noted on their resume.
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you first find out about this employment opportunity?
    • Douglas College Careers Site
    • LinkedIn
    • Indeed
    • Social Media (Facebook, Instagram)
    • Personal Referral
    • Agency Referral
    • Professional Association Website
    • Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICAN)
    • Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT)
    • Douglas College CareerHUB
    • Career Fair or Other Hiring Event
    • Other
    • Glassdoor
  2. * If you are not a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident, do you currently have a valid Canadian work permit?
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  3. * If you have a valid Canadian work permit, please indicate expiry date and the type of work permit you hold. (Type N/A if not applicable).

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. Are you a current or former Douglas College employee/student?
    • Current employee
    • Former employee
    • Current student
    • Former student
    • None of the above
  5. If you are a current/former employee/student, enter your ID number. (Type in N/A if not applicable.)

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. Please confirm that you will maintain residency in the Lower Mainland for the duration of your employment.
    • Yes, I confirm
    • No, I am not able to meet this requirement

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References with Contact Information
Optional Documents