Hours of Work (BCGEU):# of openings:
Hours Per Week (BCGEU):Pay Level:
Faculty Pay Scale
Days of Work (BCGEU):Employment Type:
Permanent Full Time
Internal Closing Date:
February 2, 2022
Occasional travel between campuses is required.
External Closing Date:
February 2, 2022
Kwantlen Polytechnic University
BBA Entrepreneurial Leadership Instructor – 1226
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 BBA Entrepreneurial Leadership program at Kwantlen Polytechnic University is seeking one (1) Regular 100% full-time faculty member to teach various business courses in support of our Bachelor of Business Administration (“BBA”) Entrepreneurial Leadership program.
The School of Business has graduated successful BBA Entrepreneurial Leadership students that are passionate and driven to develop their own businesses and are sought by employers to lead in the development and growth of for profit and not-for profit enterprises. Our program continues to innovate and adapt to the industry and learner needs to provide a student learning experience that empowers them to explore and build the skills to change the world through business and non-profits. If you have a passion for inspiring and developing organizational leaders, join us in supporting our next generation of leaders reach their aspirations.
Descriptions of the core entrepreneurial curriculum can be found at: https://wordpress.kpu.ca/entrleadership/course-selection/.
Accordingly, the ideal candidate will have a demonstrated drive for excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level, a demonstrated record of helping entrepreneurs in for profit and not-for profit enterprises to develop the skills needed to realize their vision. Your experience has created your ability to teach in multiple areas of the core entrepreneurial curriculum. In addition, the successful candidate will be able to teach at least two of following courses:
- ENTR 1100 Entrepreneurial Inquiry
- ENTR 1200 Introduction to Entrepreneurship
- ENTR 2200 Innovation
- ENTR 3010 Entrepreneurial Visioning
- ENTR 3100 Business Analysis and Decision Making
The course descriptions for the above are available on the KPU website at https://calendar.kpu.ca/courses-az/entr/.
Minimum required qualifications for teaching in the BBA Entrepreneurial Leadership program include an MBA degree or equivalent, and five years of related management experience or significant experience in entrepreneurial ventures. KPU prides itself on excellence in post-secondary teaching and the student centric learning environment. Preferred qualifications include post-secondary teaching experience, and significant industry working experience. A PhD in a related field is also an asset.
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 #1226.
Note to Applicants
The University welcomes and encourages applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression. If you require an accommodation through our hiring process, please include your request in the application email.
We thank all applicants for their interest in employment with KPU. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Kwantlen Polytechnic University is committed to protecting the safety and welfare of employees, students, and the general public, and upholding the reputation and integrity of the University. For this reason, final applicants will be asked to undergo a background check.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.