Skills for Success Practitioner Instructor & Programs Support

Douglas College
August 30, 2024
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
Working address:N/A
Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
Working type:N/A
Ref info:N/A
Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Skills for Success Practitioner Instructor & Programs Support

Posting Number 01982SA Location Coquitlam Campus Grade or Pay Level - Salary Range - Position Type Training Group Contract Employment Posting Type Internal/External Regular/Temporary Contract Employment Type Full-Time Posting Category Training Group Start Date 09/04/2023 End Date 08/30/2024 Day of the Week Mondays to Fridays Shift N/A Work Arrangements

The position is located out of the Coquitlam campus and will require travel to other Training Group sites to provide Skills for Success Program support.

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

The S4S Practitioner Instructor & Programs Support role is twofold:

  • Assist to develop and deliver Skills for Success Practitioner Certificate program courses
  • Provide assistance to integrate and deliver Skills for Success in other Training Group Programs that primarily target vulnerable populations.
  • Responsibilities

    Responsibilities include:

    Skills for Success Practitioner Certificate Program:

  • Develop and deliver courses in face to face and online format (Blackboard, Articulate Rise, Storyline and/or alternative software);
  • Monitor student progress;
  • Provide individual coaching and support as required;
  • Maintain record of grades and submit final grading form;
  • Review student evaluations and make adjustments as necessary;
  • Meet with S4S Practitioner Certificate program team and contribute to continuous improvements.
  • Skills for Success Program Support:

  • Provide other staff and assessment distributors with S4S Assessment training;
  • Assist with administering, interpreting and debriefing S4S Assessments;
  • Support the integration of S4S into other programs by assisting with curriculum development and delivery and training of other staff;
  • Provide support to community and project partners;
  • Maintain and share Skills for Success activities and curriculum;
  • Monitor project progress and provide ongoing support as needed;
  • Assist with providing coverage in Training Group programs as required.
  • Administration:

  • Promote, cultivate and maintain partnerships and active participation in internal and external networks (such as the national Skills for Success network);
  • Assist with development of ISO program guides;
  • Maintain records of monthly activities and complete reports as required;
  • Contribute to ISO quality management system
  • Miscellaneous as required.
  • To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Education, Workplace training or related subject area;
  • Have a minimum of 2 years experience working in labour market transition training programs for adults including vulnerable populations;
  • Have a passion for assisting adult learners from diverse backgrounds to build foundational skills for work, learning and life;
  • Possess strong knowledge of the labour market and Canada's Skills Frameworks;
  • Demonstrate leadership skills and a proven ability to develop networks and foster effective and collaborative working relationships with diverse groups;
  • Demonstrate creativity and the ability to innovate;
  • Possess strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to work to deadlines and coordinate multiple projects where conflicting priorities may arise;
  • Have highly developed interpersonal communication and team-building skills;
  • Demonstrate strong writing skills;
  • Understand the value and commitment to continuous improvement through a quality management system;
  • Possess strong technical skills and the ability to use LMS (Blackboard) and various software such as Storyline and Articulate Rise;
  • Experience working with Essential Skills Programming an asset;
  • ESPT Certificate an asset.
  • Satisfactory completion of a criminal records check. A criminal record will not automatically result in your application for employment being denied.
  • Link to Full Position Profile 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.

    Needs a Criminal Records Check Yes

    Posting Detail Information

    Open Date 08/18/2023

    Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

    Interested applicants must submit their application and all required documents online. Please ensure your resume clearly explains how you meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the position for which you are applying.

    Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting https: // www.

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

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

  • Are you legally eligible to work in Canada?
  • Yes
  • No
  • If you are not a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident, do you currently have a valid Canadian work permit?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Not Applicable
  • 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)

  • 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
  • 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

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents

  • References with Contact Information
  • Transcripts and/or Credentials
  • Criminal Record Check/Vulnerable Sector Verification
  • From this employer

    Recent blogs

    Recent news