Travel Alberta

Instructor – Tourism

Aug 10, 2015
May 20, 2015
Bow Valley College

Bow Valley College is the largest and fastest growing Comprehensive Community College in Alberta. We have over 20 locations across southern Alberta helping 14,000 learners each year. Our mission is to contribute to the vitality of communities and strength of the economy through innovative adult education programs and services which equip students for successful living, lifelong learning, and employment in a global knowledge-based environment.

Do you enjoy working with people? Are you looking for an opportunity in an upbeat, exciting environment helping adult students? The Chiu School of Business seeks an experienced and enthusiastic individual with solid industry expertise to share their knowledge in Tourism Marketing and Management. Instructors will be teaching one or more of the following courses face-to-face, real-time online during daytime, evening and/or weekend hours, with a time commitment of 3-18 hours per week depending on instructor availability and area of expertise:

  • Introduction to Global Tourism
  • Sustainable Tourism Management
  • Global Marketing
  • Global Product Development
  • Meetings, Expositions & Conventions

In this role you will: prepare and update course outline and curriculum; create lesson plans; instruct curriculum content, skills, role expectations, knowledge, and employment preparation; monitor student progress and identify areas of concern to refer to the Coordinator; and assign and post grades. Also, you will build relationships with external and internal stakeholders to promote the programs, department and College, keep current with trends in the industry, and participate in recruitment events and community meetings. Your strong communications and interpersonal skills and relevant work history in a related setting will be essential to your success as an instructor. You have an ability to take course theory and apply it to practical experience in a way to benefit your students.

Job Requirements:

  • Certificate in related field required; Diploma or Degree preferred
  • Five years' work experience in the Tourism industry or other related field
  • Computer proficiency, especially knowledge of Windows, MS Word, email systems, and the Internet
  • Good writing skills
  • Curriculum development and industry relationships an asset
  • Experience in adult instruction would be an asset

Please note this a casual position for a four month term and will be posted until suitable candidates are found.

Why work at Bow Valley College? We have recently been named one of Alberta's Top 70 Employers for 2015. Bow Valley College is made up of employees who are committed to our learners' success, as well as each others'. Our staff and faculty consistently say it is the people who keep them at the College, the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our students, and the incredible support they receive from their co-workers and supervisors.