Douglas College

Douglas College

Continuing Education Instructor - Breastfeeding Course for Health Care Providers


Closing in 249 days

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Continuing Education Instructor - Breastfeeding Course for Health Care Providers

Posting Number 02017SA Location Hybrid / Coquitlam Campus Grade or Pay Level - Salary Range Salary TBD based on education and experiences Position Type Contract Employment Posting Type Internal/External Regular/Temporary Temporary Employment Type Part-Time Posting Category Contract Employment Start Date 01/01/2024 End Date 05/31/2024 Day of the Week Other - Online Shift Online Work Arrangements

Contract position starting January 2nd, 2024 with the possibility of extension. Instructor will be available online to meet with students and answer emails.

What Douglas Offers

DO what you love. Be good at it. That's how Douglas College defines a great career. It's a philosophy that resonates through our classrooms, our offices and our boardrooms. It inspires our students and drives us to make Douglas College one of BC's Top Employers. We love what we do. And we're looking for passionate, motivated people to join us in making one of Canada's best colleges even better.

The Role

The Continuing Education Department/Health Sciences faculty is accepting applications for contract instructors to teach Breastfeeding Course for Health Care Providers online.


  • Instructing and facilitating learning online
  • maintaining and reviewing online curriculum
  • responding to student and department emails in a timely manner
  • marking assignments and exams
  • invigilating exams
  • attending department meetings as required
  • To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need

  • Proof of recent IBLCE and LEAARC lactation consultant certification
  • Current registration as a nurse or other healthcare provider
  • Online teaching experience
  • Familiarity with Blackboard Learning Management System (preferred)
  • Strong oral and verbal communication skills
  • Link to Full Position Profile Equity Statement

    Douglas College is committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive and equitable learning and working environment. In support of this journey, we welcome all people to apply, including people from groups that are experiencing inequity, including, but not limited, to Indigenous Peoples, racialized or persons of colour, persons with mental or physical disabilities, persons who identify as women, and/or persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and persons of all faith identities, age, marital status, and parental status.

    Needs a Criminal Records Check No

    Posting Detail Information

    Open Date 09/18/2023

    Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

    Interested applicants must submit their application and all required documents online on the Douglas College Career Site www.

    This posting will remain open until filled.

    Please ensure your resume clearly explains how you meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the position for which you are applying. All candidates selected for interview will need to bring original certificates and diplomas of educational credentials noted on their resume.

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    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • How did you first find out about this employment opportunity?
  • Douglas College's Applicant Portal
  • LinkedIn
  • Indeed
  • Social Media (Facebook/Instagram)
  • Personal Referral
  • Agency Referral
  • Professional Association Website
  • Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICAN)
  • Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT)
  • Douglas College CareerHUB
  • Career Fair or Other Hiring Event
  • Other
  • Glassdoor
  • Do you currently have a valid Canadian work permit?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Not Applicable
  • If you have a valid Canadian work permit, please indicate expiry date and the type of work permit you hold. (Type N/A if not applicable).
  • (Open Ended Question)

    Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents

  • References with Contact Information
  • Transcripts and/or Credentials
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Job details


    Continuing Education Instructor - Breastfeeding Course for Health Care Providers


    Douglas College




    September 19, 2023

    Application deadline

    May 31, 2024

    Job type




    About the employer

    Douglas College, founded in the year 1970, is one of the largest public degree-granting colleges located in British Columbia, Canada. Douglas College offers degree and university courses in science and arts, programs in healthcare, business, arts, and human services. The institute boasts of two campuses, the main one in New Westminster and the other is the David Liam Campus suburban campus in Coquitlam as well as several smaller training centres in Surrey, Burnaby and Maple Ridge.

    The college provides both on-campus and off-campus housing options to the students. They have an extensive library with books and DVDs, articles, research help guides for the students. There is also a Douglas Open Repository, or DOOR, that is a collection of research and creative assets of the college.

    The campus also has a gym, a small box theatre and a large 300 seat proscenium theatre along with a lot of other recreational facilities. Douglas College has over 24,000 students enrolled, among which 17,000 are credit students and 8,500 continuing education students, and around 4210 are international students from 92 different countries. The academic staff consists of around 960 members.

    The college offers as many as 10 bachelor's degree programs in Applied Psychology Psychiatric Nursing, Physical Education and Coaching, Business Administration, Nursing, Therapeutic, Child and Youth Care, Recreation Performing Arts, Criminology and Social Work.

    The Douglas College has catered alumni that have excelled in their career paths. Some of the notable alumni of the Douglas college include poet Elizabeth Bachinsky, author Carleigh Baker for short story collection Bad Endings, businessman Frank Guistra, Gold medalist wrestler in Olympic, Daniel Igali, actor Adrian Holmes, and author Sky Lee.

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