Thompson Rivers University

Thompson Rivers University

Sessional - Faculty (Automotive)



Application Restrictions

Open to both Internal and external

Job Type

Faculty (Sessional)

Posting In effect from


Closing Application Date


Applications will be reviewed commencing the closing application date and may continue until the position is filled.

Instructional Type

Vocational Trades(max 850 hrs)

Anticipated Start Date


Position End Date (If Applicable)



The School of Trades and Technology at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, BC is looking for a Red Seal certified Automotive Service Technician to fill a sessional position. The successful candidate will prepare and deliver all theoretical and practical aspects of the Program. Prior teaching experience is an asset, but not required. The initial appointment is for the period 27/11/2023 to 15/12/2023. This offer represents a Salary of $5,930.40 CAD which represents 84 Hours at $70.60 per Hour.


  • Red Seal Automotive Service Technician
  • Served in a 4 year Apprenticeship Program
  • In addition to the Candidate's Red Seal Qualification and years of experience, the ideal candidate will have a passion for teaching and mentoring. Experience with apprentices is essential. TRU faculty are life-long learners and are willing to continuously improve their craft and their teaching skills. The student population is evolving, and educators must be willing to accommodate in areas that include but are not limited to: Technology, Learning Abilities, EDI, and accessibility.

    How to Apply

    Assessment of applications will continue until the position is filled.

    Interested applicants should submit the following:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Short-listed applicants will be required to provide:

  • At least three references
  • A copy of transcripts and certifications at the time of an interview or preferably before
  • Pay Band

    $0.00 - $0.00 ( According to TRUFA Salary Schedule )


    Kamloops, BC CA (Primary)

    # of Hires Needed


    Organizational Unit

    Thompson Rivers University -> School of Trades and Technology -> Auto Technician ITA

    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


    Sessional - Faculty (Automotive)


    Thompson Rivers University




    November 20, 2023

    Application deadline

    December 01, 2023

    Job type




    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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