Job: KPU | Instructor Fashion and Design | Richmond, BC


Competition Number 17-75


Imagine teaching in a brand new, cutting-edge facility backed by a 30 year history as an industry leader. In this vibrant environment, KPU’s Fashion Design & Technology Degree is globally positioned to continue developing exceptional design graduates respected for their market-driven approach and forward-thinking skills. Can you picture yourself working with dedicated students and colleagues integrating design, technology and business skills in a collaborative classroom? Come and be a part of our team.

Commencing September 2017, the Fashion Design and Technology (FASN) degree program at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (The Chip and Shannon Wilson School of Design on the Richmond campus) is seeking a part-time faculty position. This position is for a 50% non-regular type 2 position for a 1 year term with the possibility of additional work dependent on course availability.

The Fashion Design and Technology at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (Richmond campus) is looking for faculty with expertise in the following area:
• Production based courses, especially relating to pattern drafting and garment construction

Please go to for descriptions of the courses offered.

The Fashion department is a flexible learning environment fostered by an atmosphere of respect and cooperation.  This environment provides opportunities for students to continue to develop individually as they increase their design, production and marketing abilities.

The successful candidate must be dedicated to creating and maintaining a motivational climate and work closely with other instructors in the integration of course materials throughout the Fashion programs. Preferred are those applicants who have teaching experience, are actively involved in the industry, events and related associations, who have demonstrated leadership qualities and experience, and who can show evidence of teamwork and collaborative approaches in a work environment.

Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in Fashion or related disciplines or academic credentials and experience appropriate to areas of responsibility. Post-secondary teaching experience, minimum 3 years preferred or a teaching credential and 5 years related work experience.

Please refer to for further information about the programs and courses.

Please forward your cover letter, resume, photocopies of post-secondary transcripts, quoting competition number 17-75 by May 23, 2017 to: 

A review of resumes will begin on May 26, 2017, however, this position will remain open until filled.

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Richmond, British Columbia V6X 3V8