Thompson Rivers University

Thompson Rivers University

Eureka Instructor (PTIC)


Closing soon

Application Restrictions

Open to both Internal and external

Job Type

Part time Non Credit Instructors (PTIC)

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Starting in late April, the 4 month instructors will work full-time alongside the Director, Assistant Director and other 4 month staff. Their role will be organizing materials and resources, curriculum development for workshops, delivering workshops in schools during May and June, developing summer camp curriculum and delivering camp curriculum in July and August. These instructors will also work with instructors to problem solve student behavior issues, develop the Magic show and fully engage with campers during break and lunchtime activities. Hours of work will be 8-4 during May and June, and 8 hour days at varied start times in July and August.

Starting in June, the 2 and 3 month instructors will work full-time alongside the Director, Assistant Director and other staff. Their role will be to organize materials and resources, curriculum development, and delivering workshops in schools in June. The summer camps will start July and run through to August. In addition to curriculum development and teaching, instructors will work to problem solve student behavior issues, develop the Magic show and fully engage with campers during break and lunchtime activities.

Pay Band - ($18.75-19.75 per hour depending on experience)


  • Current TRU student in a degree stream preferably with some science background
  • Experience working with children preferably in an educational setting
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong work ethic with experience as a team player
  • Problem solving abilities
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong organization skills at both a personal and event level
  • Ability to think "outside the box" and be creative in all aspects of the job
  • Valid drivers licence and own vehicle would be an asset
  • Pay Band


    Kamloops, BC CA (Primary)

    # of Hires Needed


    Organizational Unit

    Thompson Rivers University -> Faculty of Science -> Eureka

    Diversity and Inclusion Commitment:

    Thompson Rivers University is strongly committed to hiring based on merit with a focus on fostering diversity of thought within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, Indigenous, Black and People of Colour, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

    NOTE: To learn more about Thompson Rivers University or living in Kamloops or Williams Lake please visit our Careers website. External Candidates invited to interview will be required to bring a copy of their transcripts to the interview.

    Job details


    Eureka Instructor (PTIC)


    Thompson Rivers University




    February 09, 2024

    Application deadline

    February 23, 2024

    Job type



    Education,Social Science

    About the employer

    Thompson Rivers University (TRU) was established in 1970 as a public academic and Research University. Located in Kamloops, BC, Canada is the main campus of the university. Many global leaders and people in business have graduated from TRU. It has distance and online education programs with TRU Open Learning division.

    The inaugural convocation of TRU was held on March 31, 2005. The first official visit at the university was made by Prime Minister Paul Martin. On-campus, 15,500 students are studying a variety of programs.

    Programs are from these schools and faculties; Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Adventure, School of Business and Economics, School of Nursing, Faculty of Education and Social Work, Culinary Arts and Tourism, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Student Development, and School of Trades and Technology.

    The university is in the vicinity of the commercial districts and residential areas. And next door to Tournament Capital Center that is Kamloops' biggest recreational centre. Also, the University offers various outdoor adventures and cultural activities around its campus.

    With TRU's World division, they have many international partners. With 26,000 studying students on the campus or through distance and online learning, the university provide 140 on-campus programs and 60 open learning programs. It has 2000+ employees including academic faculty, staff and administration.

    TRU provides its students with academic research, extracurricular activities for community services. Most students from are from China, India and Saudi Arabia with other 70 countries.

    33,000+ Canadian Alumni and 15,000+ International Alumni have graduated from TRU's undergraduate, graduate and vocational training programs. The TRU Alum stay connected with AlumNights that happen in Vancouver and Victoria. The notable alumni of TRU are Canadian actor Lorne Cardinal, Canadian novelist and former professor at the University of British Columbia, Steven Galloway; and Kamar Burke, Canadian retired professional basketball player.

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