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Continuing Education Instructor, Activity Assistant

Continuing Education

Application deadline: October 21, 2022

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Contract Term:
Fall 2022 Semester
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Jobs Summary:

Continuing Education, a department of the Faculty of Education, Community, and Human Development, 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. Continuing Education collaborates with other UFV departments to develop certificates and short courses related to our academic specialities. In addition to the many courses Continuing Education offers, they also provide custom, tailor-made courses for businesses and organizations.

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The Continuing Education department invites applicants to apply to join a pool of instructors qualified to teach in the Activity Assistant Certificate program. You will find more information about Activity Assistant courses on UFV’s Continuing Education webpage 

Continuing Education instructors create a student-centred learning environment that encourages student involvement and participation. Instructors teach developed course materials to meet learning outcomes. and incorporate their expertise, real life examples, and effective teaching strategies into the course and materials. CE instructors also document student’s attendance, participation, progress, as well grade assignments and assessments that lead to a final grade. Instructors are required to receive satisfied student evaluations


Required qualifications include:
•    Recognized education in Activity Assistant (certificate, diploma, degree, Masters). 
•    Currently, employed as an Activity Assistant.
•    A minimum of 5 years’ experience working as an Activity Assistant.

Preferred qualifications include:
•    Instructor training is preferred (e.g. Provincial Instructor Diploma; Train the Trainer certification, recognized teaching credential, or other adult teaching program). 
•    Instructor experience preferred

About UFV:

The University of the Fraser Valley is located on the unceded (ancestral) territory of the Halq'eméylem-speaking peoples. We express our gratitude and respect for the honour of living and working in S’olh Temexw (Our World; Our Land). 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 our Education Plan. 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.

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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