Continuing Education Advisory Group Member

Location:
Burnaby, BC
Date Posted:
January 11, 2021
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled
Status:
2-Year Term


Purpose

The role of the Continuing Education (CE) Advisory Group is to advise on the development and implementation of the CE Program, mandatory under the Professional Governance Act.

Reporting Structure

This is an advisory group reporting to the Director, Professional Practice, Standards and Development.

Duties and Expectations

CE Advisory Group members are responsible for:

  • Advising on policies, needs, and opportunities for registrant’s continuing education;
  • Providing oversight and monitoring of the implementation of the CE Program;
  • Conducting periodic review of the CE Program Guidelines;
  • Reviewing and addressing feedback from registrants about the CE Program;
  • Helping to develop continuing education content for registrants; and
  • Attending scheduled meetings.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Have a minimum of 5 years of experience as a professional registrant and be in good standing with Engineers and Geoscientists BC;
  • After program documentation is released, be knowledgeable of the Engineers and Geoscientists BC CE Program and Guidelines; and
  • Having knowledge or experience with continuing education requirements of other regulators or associations would be an asset.

The advisory group is currently looking for representation from:

  • Professional engineers (P.Eng.), professional geoscientists (P.Geo.), and/or professional licensees (Eng.L. or Geo.L.);
  • Volunteers in the early stages of their career;
  • Volunteers outside the lower mainland; and
  • Volunteers working in government (including crown corporations) and/or for academic institutions.

Term of Office

  • 2-year term
  • Looking to fill a minimum of 2 vacancies

Average Time Commitment

  • Approximately six meetings to be scheduled per year, approximately 2 hours in length;
  • Approximately 1 hour of preparation time to be required per meeting;
  • Occasional input required via email;
  • All meetings to be held either virtually or at the Engineers and Geoscientists BC office in Burnaby during business hours (if permitted under health guidelines); and
  • Members who are unable to attend in person have the option of videoconferencing or teleconferencing.

Benefits

  • Opportunity to advance the profession by sharing your knowledge and experience;
  • Acquire new knowledge and expand your professional network;
  • Authorized travel expenses will be reimbursed for out of town members when in-person attendance is required;
  • Earn CE hours; and
  • Volunteer recognition.

Engineers and Geoscientists BC is committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment that values and respects diversity, both within our organization and in our larger community.
To apply for this position please send your cover letter and resume in one PDF document to Human Resources at .