Welcome to the Alexander College Careers page! Thank you for your interest in joining our team.
If you are interested in applying to any openings, review the posting and forward your resume to the relevant Hiring Manager by e-mailing resume@alexandercollege.ca.

If you are applying to an Instructor position, please include a Statement of Teaching Philosophy.
Please note that we will not consider incomplete applications. We appreciate your interest but will only contact shortlisted applicants. No phone calls, please.


Full Time Careers

  • Academic Advisor

    POSITION OVERVIEW: The Academic Advisor works within the Student Success Team to provide students with a strategic approach to their development, progress and academic success. The primary duty of the Academic Advisor is to provide academic advising for new and returning students and to aid them in the development of a plan to reach their academic goals. In addition, the Academic Advisor researches and communicates emerging trends and works with other support staff to develop and maintain various core support services for students at Alexander College. The nature of the position requires the ideal candidate to possess a passion for working with students in a post-secondary context.

    REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Reports to the Director of Student Affairs

    EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time, Permanent

    WORK WEEK: The Employee will work a 40 hour work week (not including a half-hour unpaid lunch break), Monday – Friday, during operating hours. Occasional evenings and weekends will be required.

    The Academic Advising schedule may be adjusted at any time during the term of the contract per the Unit’s needs.

    LOCATION: Burnaby and Vancouver Campus, flexibility to travel between, and work at, both campuses required.

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor’s degree or post-secondary education in a related field.
    • Minimum one-year experience working in an educational institution in an advising, or similar capacity (transferable skills from other areas will be considered)
    • Experience working with International students preferred

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Excellent interpersonal & relationship building skills
    • Knowledge of the BC College and University system
    • Excellent coordination skills
    • Superior team work capabilities
    • Superior oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to maintain professionalism and cordiality when working with others
    • Strong ability to take initiative and complete tasks as assigned
    • Strong familiarity with Microsoft Office, including Microsoft Excel

     

    SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Provide Academic Advising for Alexander College Students

    • Meet and advise students during office hours and as needed
    • Advertise services to new students at Orientation, in classrooms and throughout the campus, and through the use of social media, etc.
    • Pre-assess transferability for students’ out of province courses
    • Advise students on the course prerequisites for Alexander College courses
    • Advise students through degree completion/graduation planning processes
    • Assist students to create education plans that best suit their needs (i.e. course selection) for both Associate Degree completion or University Transfer
    • Verify requirements and initialize graduation application process
    • Assist students with university applications when transferring to other institutions
    • Develop and deliver workshops on post-secondary transfer options and admissions requirements to BCCAT member institutions
    • Provide advice to students who are facing academic difficulty, and refer students to other Student Success Services as needed

     

    Ensure Academic Advising supports institutional best practices

    • Work with Enrolment Advisors to ensure advising guidelines are up to date and relevant
    • Consult with the Dean on new course offerings and communicate updated degree requirements
    • Monitor, research and communicate on transferability of courses to other institutions
    • Research, monitor and report on current trends in post-secondary education in BC
    • As required, liaise with other post-secondary institutions in BC to hone best practices, learn of alternatives and other opportunities for students
    • Work in conjunction with other staff in the Student Success Services Team and other departments, as necessary
    • Prepare and deliver reports to Director(s) including relevant data regarding advising
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director(s)

     

    HOW TO APPLY:
    If you are interested in the above position and you would like to apply, please apply by e-mailing a PDF copy of your resume and cover letter to resume@alexandercollege.ca . Please note that applications without a cover letter will not be accepted. In your cover letter, be sure to tell us what you would bring to the team and why you’d be perfect for this role. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. No phone calls please. Thank you!

  • Admissions Office Assistant

    POSITION OVERVIEW: The Admissions Office Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support to the Office of the Registrar. These may include, but are not limited to, research assignments, data collection, data entry, editing, error checking, organizing, etc. The Assistant may also receive basic cross-training in Admissions.

    REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: reports to the Associate Registrar and/or Registrar.

    EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time, Permanent.

    WORK WEEK: The Admissions Office Assistant is expected to work during regular business hours, Monday-Friday, 8:30AM-5:00PM, for a total of 40 hours per week.

    The Academic Advising schedule may be adjusted at any time during the term of the contract per the Unit’s needs.

    LOCATION: Primarily located at Burnaby campus but requires regular travel to and work at the Vancouver campus.

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

    • Completion of grade 12
    • One year of post-secondary study, administrative training, or work experience is preferred.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Native or bilingual proficiency in Englis.h
    • Excellent written communication skills.
    • Exceptional interpersonal communication skills, experience communicating with non-native English speakers is preferred.
    • Capacity to provide accurate assistance, information, and instructions to students and staff in a helpful, friendly, and professional manner.
    • Highly organized and detail-oriented.
    • Ability to multitask and effectively handle multiple deadlines and projects.
    • Exceptional work ethic with the ability to initiate and remain on task without supervision.
    • Strong computer skills, including familiarity with Windows, Microsoft Word and Outlook. Some experience using database systems is considered an asset.

     

    SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Student-Facing Services

    • Provide assistance, information, and instructions to students in a helpful, friendly, and professional manner.
    • Provide information regarding medical insurance coverage and options; assist students to enroll for coverage.

     

    Student Records

    • Perform daily sorting, filing, scanning, and archiving of student documents and records.
    • Correspond with students to ensure that required documentation has been submitted.
    • Authenticate documentation submitted by students.
    • Maintain confidential student information.
    • Assist with the processing of daily document orders, arrange for courier services.

     

    Administrative Support

    • Assist in maintaining the accuracy of publications, website, schedules, and other content.
    • General tidying and organizing of the office.
    • Maintain office supplies and inventory.
    • Perform peer and policy research tasks and prepare reports.
    • Assist in the preparation of meeting agendas.
    • Take dictation and meeting minutes.
    • Perform other duties, as requested.

     

    HOW TO APPLY: If you are interested in the above position and you would like to apply, please apply by e-mailing a PDF copy of your resume and cover letter to resume@alexandercollege.ca . Please note that applications without a cover letter will not be accepted. In your cover letter, be sure to tell us what you would bring to the team and why you’d be perfect for this role. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. No phone calls please. Thank you!

  • Assistant Registrar

    POSITION OVERVIEW:Reporting to the Registrar, the Assistant Registrar provides leadership and expertise to the Office of the Registrar and is responsible for managing the day-to-day functioning of the department across all subunits which include: admissions, registration, registrar services, student information systems, student records, scheduling, financial aid, and graduation.

    REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:
    Reports to the Registrar

    EMPLOYMENT TYPE:
    Full-time (40 hours), permanent

    COMPENSATION:
    Alexander College offers a competitive salary plus additional benefits including RRSP contribution, an extended health and dental plan, and professional development funding.

    WORK WEEK:
    The employee will work 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm

    LOCATION:
    Burnaby or Vancouver campus, flexibility to travel to and/or work at either location is required

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

    • Minimum educational requirement of Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree is an asset
    • Minimum 5 years of experience in a senior role within the Office of the Registrar, or within an equivalent educational administration setting

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • In-depth knowledge of BC post-secondary systems, as well as advanced knowledge of international admissions challenges and processes
    • Advanced knowledge of the BC Transfer System, and proven experience with articulation and transferability of courses and programs
    • Experience managing multiple projects within a rapidly changing environment
    • Proven track record of effective team management, including selection, training, performance evaluation
    • Proven track record of effective change management and ability to evaluate, revise, and implement change, where necessary, to improve service quality and standards, staff productivity, and systems efficiency
    • Superior ability to interpret and apply College, government, and departmental policies, procedures, and guidelines
    • Proven ability to exercise discretion, tact, and diplomacy
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral. Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse range of people, cultures, and situations. Competency in public speaking is also required
    • Advanced writing skills, ability write high-level, logical content for policy, procedure, publications, manuals, and other publicly available documents
    • Intermediate proficiency with MS Office suite, with proven mastery of Word and Excel. Experience with database systems and/or scheduling software is considered an asset.

     

    SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES
    Admissions

    1. Supports the Registrar in the evaluation and monitoring of college policies and programs and recommends changes based on consultation with stakeholders, research, and best practice.
    2. Oversees the day-to-day admissions systems, processes, and procedures to ensure efficient, effective, and accurate practices and compliance with College policy.
    3. Responsible for the publishing of admissions standards and procedures made available to applicants, recruitment agencies, and the general public.
    4. Responsible for data collection, reporting, and analytics related to enrolment and admissions.

     

    Student Records

    1. Oversees efficient and secure storage of student records
    2. Responsible for completeness of student records and maintaining low margins of error through effective ongoing training and support, as well as regular review and/or internal/external audit.
    3. Initiates and manages the retention and disposition of student records and office administration files, in compliance with the College’s Records Retention and Disposal guidelines.

     

    Scheduling

    1. Under the direction of the VP Enrolment, Registrar, and Human Resources Supervisor, is responsible for creation of the semester class schedule and any ongoing corrections or changes thereafter.
    2. Responsible for creation of the final examination schedule and for overseeing all related processes including but not limited to room bookings, arranging invigilators, and coordinating exam conflicts.

     

    Registration

    1. Facilitates smooth operation of semester registration process and systems
    2. Using professional judgment, experience, and discretion, adjudicates decisions regarding appeals and special requests for policy exceptions from students, within the areas of direct responsibility

     

    Credit Transfer and Articulation

    1. Coordinates articulation requests received via BCCAT’s TCS portal in the role of Transfer Credit Coordinator (TCC), ensuring timely articulation and responsiveness
    2. Implements and manages secure systems for recording transfer credit decisions

     

    Financial Aid

    1. Maintains financial aid administrator certification and currency of knowledge
    2. Ensures compliance with provincial and federal law
    3. Collaborates with the Finance department, validating billing and disbursement amounts
    4. Performs termly and annual compliance reporting

     

    Student Information Systems

    1. Regularly reviews systems, processes, and procedures in order to identify and resolves inaccuracies or inefficiencies.
    2. Ensures data integrity and accuracy for all student information systems

     

    Reporting

    1. Liaise with other departments to facilitate the use of student data and support the interpretation and analysis of student data and business processes
    2. Regularly collects feedback from students, staff, faculty, and/or peers to ensure that future decisions are made with thorough understanding and consideration of stakeholders needs
    3. Contribute data and analysis to College wide cyclical review

     

    Supervision and Training of Staff

    1. Participates in the selection and evaluation of staff and assesses the overall effectiveness of the team to meet appropriate service levels
    2. Coaches managers, supervisors and other college staff to provide high level customer service
    3. Ensures that all staff receives job orientation and appropriate training and ongoing support/professional development to meet their continuous learning needs
    4. Mediates and resolves conflict, where possible, between Office of the Registrar staff and others within the College community

     

    Communications

    1. Establishes and maintains effective on-going communication with all organizational leaders regarding the management of a variety of matters relevant to their functional areas of responsibility
    2. Maintains professional contacts through appropriate associations and committee membership(s)

     

    Other

    1. Provides long and short-term administrative planning analysis to the Registrar and develop, review, and monitor department goals and objectives.
    2. Manages special projects
    3. Carries out professional activities in an honest, professional and ethical manner
    4. Fosters a climate of trust and fairness in all dealings with students and colleagues within and outside the institution
    5. Represents the Registrar’s Office or the College on appropriate internal and/or external committees or agencies
    6. Additional responsibilities as assigned by the Registrar

     

    How to Apply:
    If you are interested in the above position and you would like to apply, please apply with your resume and cover letter to resume@alexandercollege.ca. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. No phone calls please. Thank-you!

Part Time Careers

  • Computer Science and Math Tutor (Subject Area Specialist)

    Alexander College is a private higher educational institute that provides academic preparation and university courses for students wishing to begin an academic career. Please refer to the AC website (www.alexandercollege.ca) for information about programs, service offerings and campus locations.

    At Writing and Learning Centre (WLC), we provide one on one tutoring to current AC students for all courses offered at the College. Our goal is to help students develop their core academic skills to be able to apply them across all disciplines. We have a great track record for helping students get better grades by helping them to build their skills in math, economics, sciences, English, humanities, social sciences and academic writing.

    Campus: Vancouver and Burnaby

    Hours: Monday- Friday, both part-time and full-time positions are available

    Type: Temporary contract, with the possibility of new contracts in subsequent terms

    Compensation: $20.00 per hour

    General Requirements:

    • A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (students in 3rd and 4th year of studies are welcome);
    • Experience tutoring or teaching in a post secondary academic setting preferred;
    • Demonstrates experience in personalized or group instruction;
    • Strong foundation in Object Oriented Programming concepts. Python and Java preferred;
    • Excellent interpersonal and student service skills;
    • Dedication in helping students succeed;
    • Excellent command of the English language;
    • Understand or be willing to learn basic web technologies including HTML, CSS, and Javascript;
    • Ability to work in a professional office setting;
    • Highly flexible and demonstrates the ability to work alone or with a team;
    • Ability to carry on tasks with little or no supervision;
    • A positive and charismatic attitude with an outgoing personality.

     

    Responsibilities:

    • Tutoring students in a group setting or on an individual basis;
    • Filing student tutoring reports in a timely manner, using the College’s online reporting system;
    • Being an integral part of the Writing & Learning Centre by providing students with resources they need regarding all courses in Computer Science;
    • Participating in all institutional effectiveness initiatives by providing assistant to the Writing & Learning Centre Manager;
    • Assisting with the creation of new initiatives to increase student involvement with the College and the community;
    • Invigilating midterms and final exams;
    • Leading student workshops relevant to successful academic writing.

     

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Please send a detailed cover letter and resume (must be PDF or Word file) to Hermine Chan, Writing & Learning Centre Manager. Alexander College thanks all applicants, however only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

  • Student Workers

    We are currently seeking enthusiastic and motivated individuals to provide general support at our college campuses. Student workers are employed on a temporary, contractual basis.We are hiring student workers for the Spring 2018 Term, for Burnaby and Vancouver campuses.
    Under the direct supervision and guidance of Alexander College staff, student workers have a broad scope of duties:

    • Lifting and transporting heavy objects
    • Sorting and filing
    • Assisting staff with various duties and research projects
    • Enforcing building policies on smoking
    • After-hours front desk and occasional daytime reception coverage
    • Assisting with general duties in the Library

     

    Domestic and International students are welcome to apply for this on-campus position. Applicants should be able to legally work in Canada.
    Your application should include:

    • Your resume and cover letter
    • Student ID number
    • Availability for work: days, times and campuses you are available for work at. Applications without availability cannot be considered.

     

    HOW TO APPLY:
    If you are interested in the above position and you would like to apply, please apply with your resume and cover letter to resume@alexandercollege.ca. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. No phone calls please. Thank-you!

  • English instructor

    English Instructor: Alexander College (Sessional)

    Alexander College is currently looking for an English instructor to take over 2 sections in our English Department for the current Winter 2019 term (ends April 18th). This position will be temporary with the possibility of contracts in subsequent terms.

    Department:English

    Type:Part-time, contract

    Term: 2019 Fall 2019

    Location: Burnaby Campus

    Course Details:

    • English 100: Strategies for University Writing
    • English 101: Introduction to Fiction

    Our ideal candidate will have a passion for instructing, assisting students’ acquisition of learning outcomes, and applying active learning strategies within the classroom.

    Qualifications for English Faculty:

    • Minimum of a Master’s Degree in English or a related field
    • 2 years experience teaching the same or similar courses at another BC post-secondary institution
    • Demonstrated success in innovative and student-centered teaching techniques
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Knowledge of learning outcomes

    HOW TO APPLY:

    If you are interested and want to apply, please submit a PDF copy of your cover letter, CV and statement of teaching philosophy.Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. No phone calls please. Thank-you!


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