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Instructor - Faculty of Business & Professional Studies (Financial Planning)

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Posting Details

Posting Summary

Competition Number F18715P
Position Title Instructor - Faculty of Business & Professional Studies (Financial Planning)
Employee Group Faculty
Position Status Non-Regular
Position Type Instructor
Special Appointee
Others please specify
Workload Amount 0-4 sections
Department School of Business
Additional Notes
Location North Vancouver
Working With Us
At Capilano University, learners are our focus. Guided by the goals outlined in Envisioning and Illuminating 2030, employees play an essential role in creating an exceptional learning experience for and with learners and are central to a thriving campus community. Together, we are inspired by imagination and Capilano University is one of the leading teaching-focused universities in British Columbia and one of BC’s Top Employers. Grounded by our sense of purpose, we offer a meaningful, friendly, and dynamic work environment.
What you’ll do
Nature & Scope of Work

To instruct Insurance for Financial Planning (BFIN 386), to a wide range of students, as part of the Financial Planning concentration which covers FP Canada fundamental and advanced curriculum, in the BBA. This course uses the Life Licensing Qualification Program (LLQP) materials and therefore experience as a licensed insurance advisor is preferred. Instructors may apply to teach other courses in the designation as they become available, as long as they have been determined to be qualified to teach the competencies of the course. Applicants are encouraged to detail their additional financial planning and business experience.
Faculty are expected to participate fully in all department meetings, plus committee and administrative work. The School of Business offers courses in each term (Fall, Spring and Summer), and this posting requires an instructor who can teach this course in Fall 2024 and Summer 2025. 
In keeping with Capilano University’s commitment to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) of Canada Calls to Action and addressing historic barriers to higher education, we are looking for qualified candidates who can bring lived Indigenous experience to enhance learning in the classroom.
What you’ll bring

Required Qualifications & Experience

  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP current) AND
  • Master’s Degree or higher in any field; AND
    • Minimum three years’ industry experience in the last 10 years in financial planning; OR
    • Minimum three years’ experience in the last 10 years instructing courses with financial planning learning outcomes.
  • LLQP licensed is preferred
  • Ph.D. or earned Doctorate
  • Provincial Instructor Diploma Program (PIDP), Certification in University Teaching, Credential/Experience in online teaching or equivalent
  • Experience/Knowledge of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion principles in an educational environment.
  • Indigenous lived experience

Posting Detail Information

Internal or External Position External
Appointment Date (mm/dd/yyyy) 09/01/2024
Salary Scale $9,420 per instructional section
Post Date 06/11/2024
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you have a Masters degree or higher?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Do you have three years industry experience in the last 10 years in this subject area?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Do you have three years of teaching experience in the last 10 years in this subject area?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. LinkedIn Profile Link
  2. Contact Information for References
  3. Proof of Education