Learning Community Coordinator - Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Position Title

Learning Community Coordinator - Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

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Coquitlam Campus


Limited Term

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Work Arrangements

The Faculty of Health Sciences is seeking a Coordinator for the department of Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). This position takes effect August 16, 2021 for an initial one year term with the possibility of extension. This role has seven (7) sections of time release available for the 2021-2022 academic year with the potential to teach one (1) section in the BSN Program.

The primary place of work will be Coquitlam Campus.

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 Faculty of Health Sciences invites applications for a Learning Community Coordinator for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program.

This is a leadership position focusing on the development, maintenance and continuous quality improvement of a student centred learning community.


  • Supports the BSN faculty in the development and maintenance of a student centered learning community.
  • Represents the Douglas College BSN Program in relation to BSN learning community matters to internal and external Stakeholders
  • Serves on Douglas College internal and external committees as commensurate with scope of positional responsibilities
  • Liaises, as appropriate with Program Coordinators/delegates representing Health Science Departments
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and effectively apply relevant educational and administrative policies and collective agreement provisions if required
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, operationalize, and evaluate evidence based best practices in maintenance and development of a strong student centered learning community
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with and contribute effectively to a professional team and demonstrate excellent conflict management and resolution skills
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate in a professional manner with a variety of internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to apply best practices including scholarship activities related to learning community development
  • Demonstrated ability to develop solutions oriented approaches to complex situations.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects in a timely and effective manner

To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need

  • Current licensure with BCCNM
  • Master’s degree in Nursing or a related field (PhD in Nursing preferred)
  • Minimum of five (5) years nursing practice experience
  • Recent teaching experience in nursing education
  • Experience in curriculum development and evaluation an asset
  • Effective interpersonal skills, initiative and creativity
  • Self-directedness, strong work ethic, and excellent writing ability
  • Ability to collaborate and contribute effectively to team activities
  • Evidence of scholarship (e.g. research, publishing, conference presentations, professional committee involvement, community service)
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development (e.g. attendance at conferences, course work, in-services)
  • Satisfactory current references

Special Instructions To Applicant

Interested applicants must ensure that a resume and cover letter are submitted online. This position 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.

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