Legal Administrative Studies Instructor
City : Surrey, BC
Category : 8351-Legal Administrative Studies
Industry : Education
Employer : Kwantlen Polytechnic University - KPU
Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Legal Administrative Studies Department – Business Instructor - Competition ID: 2246
POSITION TYPE: NR 1 (Sessional Instructors)
POSITION START: As early as September 1, 2023
KPU proudly offers all learners opportunities to achieve success in a diverse range of programs that blend theory and practice, critical understanding, and social and ethical awareness necessary for good citizenship and rewarding careers.
KPU endeavors to provide respectful learning and working environments that are inclusive and supportive of fair and equitable treatment of all members within its diverse community, no matter their social identity. Our campuses are located in the unceded traditional and ancestral lands of the Coast Salish peoples, including the Kwantlen, Musqueam, Katzie, Semiahmoo, Tsawwassen, Qayqayt, and Kwikwetlem.
Kwantlen Polytechnic University's Melville School of Business is one of the largest undergraduate business schools in Western Canada—consisting of over 250 business faculty, 3,500 full-time students, and 9,000 students annually enrolled in one of the 22 available program options.
Awarded the prestigious international accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), KPU's Melville School of Business meets the rigorous educational standards established by ACBSP and stands as one of the few internationally accredited business schools in the province of British Columbia.
The Legal Administrative Studies Department is seeking qualified sessional instructors, with positions potentially starting September 1, 2023. Successful candidates will be required to teach one or more courses on a sessional basis in support of the Legal Administrative Assistant Certificate.
The successful candidate will require appropriate professional experience and the ability to teach one or more of the following courses:
LGLA 1125 Introduction to Legal Office Procedures
LGLA 1160 Contemporary Issues in the Law Office
LGLA 1202 Corporate Law and Procedures
LGLA 1204 Wills and Estates
LGLA 1205 Litigation and Civil Procedure
LGLA 1206 Family Law and Procedures
LGLA 1399 Legal Assistant Work Experience/Project
See brief descriptions of our legal administrative assistant courses here: https://calendar.kpu.ca/courses-az/lgla
More information concerning the working conditions for a faculty member are outlined in Article 12 of the Kwantlen Faculty Association (KFA) Collective Agreement
Minimum qualifications to teach in the Legal Administrative Studies Program are as follows:
- Related academic credential from an accredited program (e.g. legal administrative assistant certificate, paralegal diploma, legal education, LLB, JD, etc.)
- Minimum of three years’ experience in a legal/law-related environment
- Preference will be given to candidates that possess an ISW certificate, BC PID (or equivalent), or teaching experience.
Please apply via the KPU Career Centre at https://www.kpu.ca/hr/career-opportunities and submit your resume and a cover letter addressing suitability for this position. Please also include copies of post-secondary transcripts in your application. For all application documents, please quote competition #2246.
Note to Applicants:
Kwantlen Polytechnic University welcomes and encourages applications from equity deserving groups and diverse experiences including, but not limited to, Indigenous people, racialized people, people with disabilities, and members of the 2S/LGBTQIA+ community.
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