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Professional Talent Pool - Continuing Education Instructors, Industry Services & Part-Time Trades

Part-time Trades & Industry Services
Application deadline: December 31, 2022

Job Number:
Contract Term:
Based on course length
Open Positions:
$30.87 - $61.79/Hour

Are you looking to enrich your career and take on rewarding instructional opportunities? We are seeking qualified instructors to join our UFV Industry Services Professional Talent Pool for a variety of roles.  

Industry Services and Part-time Trades, a department of the Faculty of Applied and Technical Studies, in partnership with UFV Continuing Education, has been offering high-quality lifelong education options to people in the Fraser Valley since 1974, and are well known for high standards and consistent quality. Industry Services and Part-time Trades, collaborates with Continuing Education and other UFV departments to develop certificates and short courses related to Trades and Industry specialities. In addition to the many courses Continuing Education offers, they also provide custom, tailor-made courses for businesses and organizations. Learn more at

Industry Service and Part Time Trades courses include:

  • Fall Protection
  • Confined Space Awareness
  • Overhead Crane Operation
  • Forklift Operation (Ives)
  • Food Safe
  • Various Culinary Arts
    • General interest and pre-employment training
  • Bike Mechanics
  • Pesticide Applicators Landscape/Agriculture
  • Carpentry
    • General interest and pre-employment training
  • Silver Smithing/Jewellery Making
  • Other: proposed courses in areas of agriculture or trades
  • Other: bring your proposal

Duties & Responsibilities:

Industry Services and Part-Time Trades instructors create a student-centred learning environment that encourages active student learning. Instructors teach to meet learning outcomes and incorporate their expertise, real life examples, and effective teaching strategies into the course and materials. Instructors participate in developing curriculum and lesson planning for face-to-face and online delivery. Instructors also document student’s attendance, participation, progress, and grade assignments and assessments that lead to a final grade. Instructors are required to receive satisfactory student evaluations.


  • A Red Seal, and/or relevant trades and industry certifications
  • Currently or recently working in their industry profession
  • Experience working in a service role that includes communicating and cooperating with diverse populations
  • Minimum of three to five years’ recent industry experience
  • Experience training or instructing others
  • Recent instructor training completed or willingness to complete (e.g. Provincial Instructor Diploma; UFV - Adult Education - Integrated Learning Design certificate, UFV Instructional Skills Workshop, or recognized teaching credential)
  • Recent Professional Development in your area of expertise
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team
  • Instructor experience with satisfactory student evaluations, or demonstrated interest in teaching
  • Experience using Management Systems (LMS) is an asset
  • Curriculum design experience is an asset

How to apply:

Please apply with your cover letter and resume, copy of any relevant certificates, and a copy of teaching credential and/or transcript showing evidence of appropriate qualifications. Please list the area you are applying for in the subject line. Please specify which courses you are interested in teaching in your cover letter.

About UFV:

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 honour 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 honour the Stó:lo peoples 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 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. We encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, members of groups that experience discrimination due to race, colour, place of origin, ancestry, and/or religion, persons who identify as women and 2SLGBTQ+, and persons with disabilities. We invite applicants to complete a confidential self-identification survey as part of the application process. All questions are voluntary, with an option to decline to answer.  Information will be used to support efforts to broaden the diversity of the recruitment process, and results are not shared with the selection committee.  Inquiries about the survey may be directed to careers@ufv.caLearn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion.

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. 

UFV is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

Please note: you should receive a confirmation email once you have successfully applied to this position. If you do not, please contact the Njoyn Help Desk at or 1-877-427-7717 Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm (EST).

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