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Instructor – IT Security and Network Administration

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please note that this is a term contract position, with the possibility of future renewal.

Please address your cover letter to:
Sid Khullar
Program Coordinator

Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number 22AC0052
Title Instructor – IT Security and Network Administration
Pclass # C9999
Job Summary
Who We Are
We acknowledge that Vancouver Community College (VCC) is located on the traditional unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) peoples who have been stewards of this land from time immemorial.

For over 55 years, VCC has been a leader in innovative, experiential post-secondary learning. We’re one of B.C’s top employers and we are proud to inspire students to discover their passions, gain essential skills, and learn what it takes to succeed in a competitive workforce.

At VCC, we respect and celebrate our differences, and are committed to the work of decolonization, accessibility, and inclusivity for all. Be a part of creating an inclusive community that provides equitable opportunities for Indigenous and diverse representation, participation, and success for everyone.

We value lived experience and encourage applications from members of all groups experiencing barriers to equity. Come join the VCC community as we shape the future together.

VCC Continuing Studies is seeking instructors with industry and teaching experience to teach in the Network Technology Administration and Security, Network Security, and IT Operations programs. Successful candidates will be offered a term contract position, with opportunities for renewal of instructional assignments.

For a list of courses, please check the program webpage at

This position is responsible for teaching students in an assigned field of study using a diverse set of instruction methods and tools. The position prepares teaching materials, provides assessments of students’ progress, and develops lesson plans/syllabi. It ensures the proper stewardship of college facilities, equipment and other inventories, including, but not limited to, lab infrastructure. The position is also responsible for upholding the College policies and procedures, participating in meetings, events and on committees.

Preference will be given to applicants with skills and industry expertise in one or more of the following areas:

System Administration and IT Infrastructure Management
Computer Network Design, Architecture, and Security
Vulnerability Assessment
Penetration Testing
Cloud Computing
Operating Systems
Project Management

Job Duties/Responsibilities
  1. Utilize industry knowledge to teach and engage students using a diverse and systematic plan of lectures, presentations, demonstrations, discussion groups, laboratory work, shop sessions, seminars, case studies, and independent or group projects.
  2. Develops curriculum, prepares teaching materials, including audio-visual and web-related materials, where appropriate.
  3. Effectively communicate with students, in a group or individual setting, using both visual techniques and verbal communication.
  4. Prepares, administers and marks papers, tests, exams and other assessments to monitor and evaluate students’ progress. Evaluate students’ progress and provide detailed feedback on student performance.
  5. Arranges for and supervises independent or group projects, laboratory work or hands-on training.
  6. Maintain effective stewardship of classroom facilities, equipment, materials, software and tools.
  7. Adhere to VCC policies and procedures, including being available to students, and maintaining confidentiality of students and information.
  8. Participate in departmental and college meetings and events, and consult with other college departments as needed.
  9. Creates a positive learning environment by consistently demonstrating preparedness for class, by motivating students to accomplish educational and personal goals and by providing the opportunity to receive and act on student feedback
  10. Performs other related duties as required.
  • Minimum Diploma, Bachelor’s degree preferred, in a related technical field
  • Minimum three years of current and relevant industry experience
  • Demonstrated exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Teaching experience in a post-secondary education environment is preferred
  • Relevant industry certifications are an asset (e.g. MCITP, CCNP, CCNA, CCNA, CompTIA A+, Network+, Security+)
  • Experience teaching in an online environment is preferred
  • Ability to create an inclusive atmosphere while servicing a diverse student body
  • Evidence of commitment to team and personal professional growth
  • Provincial Instructor Diploma, an asset.
Salary Range - Prorated based on FTE
$60 – $85 per hour.
Posting Detail Information

Employment Group Continuing Studies
Type of Position Term
Employment Type Part Time
Primary Location - This position may require you to work at all VCC locations. Downtown
Is this posting only for internal applicants? No
Desired Start Date - May be subject to change
Position End Date - For Temporary Positions
Vacation Blackout Dates
Number of Hours per Week Hours vary.
Work Schedule - Hours may vary according to the needs of the Department
Daytime and/or evenings based on course schedule (may include weekends).
Eligible for Fortnight No
Special Instructions to Applicant
Please note that this is a term contract position, with the possibility of future renewal.

Please address your cover letter to:
Sid Khullar
Program Coordinator
Posting Open Date 09/15/2022
Posting Close Date 05/25/2023
Is this a pooled posting? No

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  2. Cover Letter
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