KPU - Instructor NGO and Nonprofit Studies (for Fall/Spring)



I'm wondering if you could circulate this posting for an instructor to teach in NGO and Nonprofit Studies at Kwantlen Polytechnic University?  Or, if there is an alternate place to post for the Master of Community and Regional Planning​​, please let me know.




Larissa Petrillo

Fellowship, Experiential Education and Community Engagement
Program Coordinator, Certificate in NGO & Nonprofit Studies
   Faculty, Anthropology    
   Kwantlen Polytechnic University 



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Close Date: 

Wed, 03/20/2019

Work Group:     Faculty
Status:   Non Regular Type 2 PT 50%
Location:    Surrey

The NGO and Nonprofit Studies program at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) invites applications for a part-time (50%) position to begin Sep 1, 2019.  We seek an instructor with expertise and experience in nonprofit studies.

The successful applicant will teach 1 section of NGO in the Fall (Sept 2019 - December 2019) semester and 1 section of NGO in the Spring (January 2020 – April 2020) semester. Applicants must demonstrate the ability to teach: 

o    ANTH 2190 (NGOs in Context) [Fall semester] 


o    ANTH 3190 (NGOs in Practice) [Spring semester]

o    In addition to the two courses above, applicants should identify at least one 2XXX level (3 credit) ANTH course from the calendar and one 3XXX or 4XXX level ANTH course (3 credit) from the calendar they would be qualified to teach and are interested in teaching.

For information about KPU NGO and Nonprofit Studies courses please visit:  For information about KPU Anthropology courses please visit:

The Person

We are seeking individuals who meet the following qualifications:

Preference will be given to applicants who have a Ph.D. or are nearing completion; however, applicants with an M.A. and extensive relevant professional experience will be considered.  Applications should provide evidence of quality teaching experience at the post-secondary level in nonprofit studies, or demonstrate close alignment through current or recent work in the nonprofit sector in Canada.  Preference will be given to candidates who have extensive experience with service learning courses, as the candidate will be asked to maintain existing community partnerships and/or build new community service learning partnerships in the local nonprofit sector.  Candidates will be asked to demonstrate their knowledge of Canadian charity tax law, the changes to the BC Society Act, up-to-date issues related to charity involvement in Political Activities, and the history of consultative status with the U.N. 

How to apply

A complete application includes current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a list and short description of proposed courses you are able to teach; evidence of undergraduate teaching success, copies of sample course syllabi/outlines, sample of research/publication, copies of transcripts of all degrees, and a list of three professional referees able to comment on your teaching ability and academic accomplishments. Short-listed applicants will be required to provide copies of original transcripts.

Please submit applications in this format.

Lastname.Firstname_Competition#_Name of Document
For example, 
Doe.John_Competition1715_Cover Letter

To be considered for this exciting opportunity at one of B.C.’s Top Employers, please e-mail  your full application, quoting the competition number 19-36 by March 20, 2019 to




Wednesday, March 20, 2019