Important Update: August 8, Summer and Fall 2020 Terms to be conducted virtually. All on-campus support services remain virtual until further notice.
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Welcome to the Alexander College Careers page! Due to the COVID-19 outbreak we are currently pausing all in-person interviews. We will continue to review applications and phone screen short listed applicants.

Please note that the interviewing process may take longer than usual due to postponing in-person interviews. We thank all those interested in employment at Alexander College and appreciate your understanding during this time. The safety of our students, staff, and faculty is Alexander College’s number one priority, and we are actively reviewing this changing situation on a daily basis and following the recommendations of the BC Health Authority. 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 hiring@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

Part Time / Contract Careers

  • ESL Instructor (Sessional)

    POSITION OVERVIEW:
    The ideal candidate will be capable of teaching one or more of the ESL courses. The AC ESL program is a student-centered approach to English language arts acquisition. The 6 level 3 band program ha been designed specifically to address CEFR A1 to B+ level students. The programs intention is to engage students in skill-based courses that focus on the most effective ways to evolve their language proficiency.

    DEPARTMENT:
    ESL

    EMPLOYMENT TYPE:
    Part time, Contract

    TERM:
    Fall 2020 Term (Virtual ESL Course delivery)

    LOCATION:
    Burnaby and Vancouver Campus, flexibility to travel between, and work at, campuses required (working remotely for the time being).

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Experience teaching the same or similar courses at another BC post-secondary institution
    • TESOL, TESL or CELTA Certificate
    • Able to demonstrate success in innovative or student-centered teaching techniques
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Knowledge of course learning outcomes an asset
    • Proficient with educational technology including databases and online learning environments
    • Excellent instructional capability
    • Able to maintain professionalism and cordiality when working with others
    • Proficient with all Microsoft Office programs and applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Teams, etc.)
    • Strong Proficiency in English

     
    ABOUT ALEXANDER COLLEGE:
    Alexander College is a private post-secondary institution that offers academic preparation and university level courses.

    Our academic preparation courses prepare students for the many challenges faced in university level studies. Students enrolled in our university level courses may work towards a 2-year Associate of Arts Degree or Associate of Science Degree, awarded by Alexander College. Students wishing to continue their studies further can transfer their credits to many other institutions listed on the BC transfer guide. Our students regularly transfer to and complete bachelor’s degrees from the University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University, and the University of Victoria, among other institutions.

    Both domestic and international students choose to study at Alexander College for its small class sizes, positive community atmosphere and exceptional instructors. The College provides strong support for instructors, as they help students achieve academic success, the first and foremost goal for Alexander College.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    If you are interested in the above position and you would like to apply, please e-mail your cover letter and resume with the e-mail title being “[Your full-name]_ESL Instructor (Sessional) 2020” to hiring@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!

  • Communications Instructor (Sessional)

    DEPARTMENT:
    Social Sciences

    EMPLOYMENT TYPE:
    Part time, Contract

    TERM:
    Fall 2020 Term (Virtual CMNS Course delivery)

    LOCATION:
    Burnaby and Vancouver Campus, flexibility to travel between, and work at, campuses required (working remotely for the time being).

    POSITION OVERVIEW:
    The Ideal candidate will be capable of teaching the following CMNS courses:

    CMNS 110 – Introduction to Communications Studies: This course introduces a range of perspectives that seek to explain why we communicate as we do, including a general overview of communications theory and its historical development. Specific fields within the area of communication will also be explored, including: the study of popular culture, media analysis, advertising, journalism, and the political economy of communication.
    CMNS 130 – Communications and Social Change: This course critically examines the role of communication in social change in the forms and institutions through which we communicate. In particular, we will discuss theoretical perspectives on the relationship between communication and the major political, economic and regulatory shifts that characterize Canadian and transnational media systems. Different eras of mass communication and leading approaches to its evolution will also be introduced.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Communications, PhD preferred
    • 2 years teaching or TA-ing equivalent post-secondary courses with strong reviews
    • Demonstrated success in interactive student-centered teaching techniques (ex. Kahoot, group work, or hands-on other activities)
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Knowledge of course learning outcomes an asset
    • Proficient with educational technology including Canvas, Zoom or equivalent
    • Must be able to deliver courses and office hours to students in real-time (synchronously)
    • Proficient with all Microsoft Office programs and applications
    • Good attention to detail, with the ability to meet deadlines
    • Positive international teaching and/or learning experience a strong asset
    • Excellent professionalism, cordiality, and interpersonal skills
    • Background in education studies or ESL teaching/ TESOL an asset
    • Strong Proficiency in English

     
    ABOUT ALEXANDER COLLEGE:
    Alexander College is a private post-secondary institution that offers academic preparation and university level courses.

    Our academic preparation courses prepare students for the many challenges faced in university level studies. Students enrolled in our university level courses may work towards a 2-year Associate of Arts Degree or Associate of Science Degree, awarded by Alexander College. Students wishing to continue their studies further can transfer their credits to many other institutions listed on the BC transfer guide. Our students regularly transfer to and complete bachelor’s degrees from the University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University, and the University of Victoria, among other institutions.

    Both domestic and international students choose to study at Alexander College for its small class sizes, positive community atmosphere and exceptional instructors. The College provides strong support for instructors, as they help students achieve academic success, the first and foremost goal for Alexander College.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    If you are interested in the above position and you would like to apply, please e-mail your cover letter and resume with the e-mail title being “[Your full-name]_CMNS Instructor (Sessional) 2020” to hiring@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 a good fit for this role. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. No phone calls please. Thank you!

  • Interface Designer

    POSITION OVERVIEW:
    The role of the interface designer is to develop quality production-ready interfaces from research and wireframe documents. The interface designer will work on the Information Systems team to help as part of their development team. Some basic training will be provided upon hiring.

    REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:
    Reports to the Information Systems Manager, VP of Operations

    EMPLOYMENT TYPE:
    Full-Time, Temporary (6-month contract)

    WORK WEEK:
    The Interface Designer is expected to work during regular business hours, Monday to Friday

    LOCATION:
    This position is located at Alexander College Burnaby Campus but may require the Employee to occasionally travel to the Vancouver campus (working remotely for the time being)

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

    • Design Certificate or 1-2 years experience in Interface/Web/App Design;
    • Adobe XD, Sketch, or Photoshop experience required;
    • Recent grads or students looking for practicum work are welcome;

     
    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Excellent punctuality and dependability;
    • Ability to organize, prioritize, and multitask;
    • Ability to be self-sufficient and produce high-quality work;
    • Excellent problem-solver;
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
    • Flexible with a ‘team player’ attitude;
    • Ability to maintain professionalism when working with others;
    • Strong ability to take initiative and complete tasks as assigned;
    • Strong familiarity with Microsoft Suite;

     
    SPECIFIC DUTIES:

    • Develop quality production-ready web interfaces using Adobe XD;
    • Join client meetings to receive and implement feedback on Interface designs;
    • Help to develop functionality documents for the interface designs;
    • Occasionally help in the research stages of our development cycle;
    • Prepare and present drafts to the internal development team;
    • Identify and troubleshoot UX problems;
    • Adhere to style standards on font, colours, and images;
    • Occasionally graphic design tasks as assigned by Information Systems Manager.

     
    HOW TO APPLY:
    If you are interested in the above position and you would like to apply, please e-mail your cover letter and resume with the e-mail title being “[Your full-name]_Interface Designer” to hiring@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 a good fit for this role. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. No phone calls please. Thank you!

  • Writing and Learning Center Subject Area Specialist (SAS) – Humanities and Academic Writing

    REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:
    Reports to the Writing and Learning Centre Manager and the Writing and Learning Centre Coordinator

    EMPLOYMENT TYPE:
    Full-time temporary (approximately 40 hours per week), Fall 2020 Term (semester) contract, with the possibility of new contracts in subsequent terms.

    WORK WEEK:
    Monday – Friday approximately between 35-40 hours a week. Some evening shifts will be required.

    LOCATION:
    Burnaby and Vancouver Campus, flexibility to travel between campuses may be required (working remotely for the time being)

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Humanities, preferably from a BC post-secondary institution
    • Minimum of one year of work experience in an educational setting
    • Fluent in spoken and written English; experience working with non-native English speakers

     
    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Experience in personalized or group instruction
    • Excellent interpersonal and student service skills
    • Dedication to helping students succeed
    • Superior written and oral communication skills
    • Proficient with scientific writing
    • 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
    • Ability to learn and adapt to changing technology and processes
    • Proficient with educational technology including databases and online learning environments
    • Proficient with all Microsoft Office programs and applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Teams, etc.)
    • Ability to tutor in French and Spanish would be considered an asset

     
    SPECIFIC DUTIES:

    • Tutoring students in a small group setting or on an individual basis, online or in person. Appointments may be scheduled outside regular office hours (8:30am-5:00pm) with evening and weekend as required. Reasonable flexibility is expected
    • Timely filing of student tutoring reports using the College’s online reporting system
    • Teaching Academic Skills workshops to classes online or in person; timely marking and filing of reports and workshop materials. Some workshops may be scheduled outside regular office hours (8:30am-5:00pm) with evening and weekend as required. Reasonable flexibility is expected
    • Holding remediation workshops for classes of up to 25 students; timely marking and filing of reports and workshop materials
    • Reviewing citations styles with students and helping them avoid plagiarism; reporting plagiarism to instructors and Writing and Learning Centre Manager
    • Helping with quiz/exam/workshop invigilation
    • Performing general administrative duties
    • Coordinating with the Writing and Learning Centre Manager and faculty members for assistance with Humanities projects
    • Being an integral part of the Writing and Learning Centre by creating online resources applicable to courses in Humanities
    • Invigilating course examinations while showing reasonable flexibility with respect to scheduling during each semester’s examination period
    • Other duties as assigned by the Writing and Learning Centre Manager and College Administration

     
    HOW TO APPLY:
    If you are interested in the above position and you would like to apply, please e-mail your cover letter and resume with the e-mail title being “[Your full-name]_Writing and Learning Center Subject Area Specialist (SAS) – Humanities and Academic Writing” to hiring@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 a good fit for this role. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. No phone calls please. Thank you!