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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 hiring@alexandercollege.ca.

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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

  • Vice President Administration

    POSITION OVERVIEW:
    Alexander College is looking for a responsible, experienced, and self-motivated Vice President Administration who can oversee, direct, and lead various projects and departments within the College. The VP Administration will participate in both short-term and long-term strategic planning and will collaborate and lead a variety of institutional projects and tasks. In conjunction with the College Executive team and Board members, the VP Administration will be involved in key decision-making processes and will contribute to determining the College’s strategic direction. Alexander College is looking for someone with exceptional communication and teamwork capabilities who will be able to provide vision, leadership, advocacy, and administrative oversight to administrative staff and faculty while promoting excellence and integrity

    REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:
    Reports to the President

    EMPLOYMENT TYPE:
    Permanent, Full-time

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

    LOCATION:
    Burnaby and Vancouver area

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

    • Ph.D or equivalent academic degree, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience;
    • Ten or more years combined experience in higher education, administration, instruction and research, preferably in British Columbia;
    • A distinguished record of teaching and scholarship in Canada;
    • Extensive and progressively responsible experience in higher education;
    • Experience in strategic planning and college-level policy development;

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills;
    • Superior knowledge of the BC College and University system;
    • Ability to organize, prioritize, multitask and work under pressure to meet tight deadlines;
    • Exceptional English oral and written communication skills as well as experience public-speaking and presenting;
    • Experience with building relationships, networking, working with culturally diverse populations and campus community;
    • Ability to maintain professionalism and cordiality when working with others;
    • Strong ability to take initiative and complete tasks;
    • Skilled in project management and working with teams;
    • Strong ability to proactively, critically, and collaboratively problem solve;
    • Skilled in conflict resolution, advising, and coaching of managers, supervisors, and employees on employee relations issues;
    • Demonstrated skills in leadership, collaboration, creative thinking, problem solving, communication and administration in higher education;
    • Knowledgeable and experienced in curriculum development and innovation; particularly in using Student Learning Outcome (SLO) design, development, implementation, and assessment;
    • Superior knowledge of computer applications that support management systems and business office functions; competent using technology in an office setting. Experience with Microsoft Office is necessary. Experience with Canvas, SharePoint and Teams is desirable;
    • Personal qualities of integrity, honesty, openness, flexibility, and good judgement; an excellent communicator able to respect everyone in the college community.

     

    SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

    • In conjunction with the President and Senior Management, play a key role in strategic planning, assessment, review processes, organization and administrative development and resource allocation;
    • Supervises/Manages, guides, mentors, advocates and assists in training Student Services and Campus Operations Directors, Managers and Supervisors. Additionally, supports all employees in the Student Services and Campus Operations divisions;
    • Empowers staff to reach personal and professional goals through a supportive work environment and positive staff development;
    • Create clear, precise and effective verbal and written communication for multiple audience in individual, small group, and large group settings;
    • Develops, implements and enforces policies, procedures and systems to improve the overall administrative operations and effectiveness of the college;
    • Monitors operations, programs and physical resources to ensure compliance with appropriate regulatory agencies;
    • Provides leadership and guidance regarding capital planning and operations projects regarding the maintenance of the physical campuses and grounds;
    • Provides leadership and guidance to Human Resources and ensures that policies and procedures are compliant with provincial and federal laws and aligned with college goals and objectives;
    • Represents the College at meetings and functions as required;
    • Works with community groups, educational entities, business, industry, and legislative bodies to maintain partnerships that result in improved service to students and to the community;
    • Demonstrates effective financial management and ethical use of institutional resources;
    • Assesses and evaluates existing administrative methods and functions and adjusts, improves, and updates as needed;
    • Ensures best practices are being met within appointed departments and divisions;
    • Provides strategic support to the President and the Board of Governors;
    • Assumes responsibilities for other duties as assigned by the President.

     

    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 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
    The position will be open until filled.

  • Human Resources Generalist

    POSITION OVERVIEW:
    The Human Resources Generalist will assist the Human Resources Manager in administering and maintaining core HR functions for all institutions (Alexander College, Alexander Academy, Brighton College). The Generalist will work closely with managers from different departments to support staff recruitment, development, performance, and improvement. The Generalist will also work closely with the HR Manager to research, develop, and implement HR policies within the institutions.

    The Generalist will be expected to assist in all general communication (phone, e-mail, and in person) with staff and instructors from Alexander College, Brighton College, and Alexander Academy. The Generalist will be responsible for assisting the HR team with employee engagement research and initiatives with the goal of improving the employee experience. As part of the HR team, the HR Generalist will also assist in full cycle recruitment.

    REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:
    Reports to the Human Resources Manager and VP of Operations

    EMPLOYMENT TYPE:
    Full-time (40 hours), Permanent.

    WORK WEEK:
    The Human Resources Generalist is expected to work during regular business hours, Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm (including a half-hour unpaid lunch break), for a total of 40 hours per weekl.

    LOCATION:
    This position is located at our Burnaby Campus but requires the Employee to travel between, and work at, the various campuses of Alexander College, Brighton College and Alexander Academy in the Lower Mainland.

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor’s degree or Diploma in Human Resources from BC or equivalent*;
    • Minimum 1-year work experience in Human Resources ;
    • Minimum 2 years in administrative role
    • At least 1 year of post-secondary training in HR, or a relevant administrative discipline;;
    • *An equivalent combination of education & experience may be considered;

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

      • • Superior English written and oral communication skills
      • • Excellent interpersonal skills
      • • Highly organized, diligent, and detail-oriented
      • • Experience working as a part of an administrative team
      • • Experience working with staff and faculty in a professional manner
      • • Ability to handle confidential material and situations with tact and discretion
      • • Strong ability to take initiative and complete tasks as assigned
      • • Superior ability to interpret and apply College, government, and departmental policies, procedures, and guidelines
      • • Advanced writing skills, ability to write high-level, logical content for policy, procedure, publications, manuals, and other publicly available documents
      • • Excellent document writing and editing skills for professional purposes
      • • Intermediate proficiency with MS Office suite, with proven mastery of Word and Excel
      • • Ability to maintain professionalism and cordiality at all times when working with others
      • • Strong ability to proactively, critically, and collaboratively problem solve
      • • Flexibility and a ‘team player’ attitude
      • • Exceptional work ethic and ability to initiate and remain on task without supervision
                • Competency in public speaking is also required

     

    SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

     

      • The duties include, but are not limited to:

     

    •           Human Resources Administrative
      • • Assist in tracking vacation, sick days, lateness, and absences for all staff and instructors and work through discrepancies with employee and finance
      • • Maintain HR resources within HR department (files, forms, archives)
      • • Communicate, promote, and organize staff and instructor professional development (internal and external) opportunities
      • • Assist HR Manager in editing employee handbooks, position descriptions, contracts, internal policies, etc. while ensuring compliance with the Employment Standards Act and all other BC legal system requirements
      • • Protect and administer sensitive employee information including relevant data kept in employee files (paper and electronic) on behalf of the College
      • • Provide administrative support to the administrative team (coverage at front desk, planning and organizing events, staff functions, etc.)
      • • Support HR Manager in special projects
      • • When appointed, assist HR Manager in mediation meetings and discussions between employees
      • o Document entire process
      • o Follow up with all employees
      • • Participate in department meetings and be responsible for taking meeting minutes and saving in SharePoint

     

    Full-Cycle Recruitment & Selection
    • Assist the HR Manager and team with employee hiring and termination processes
    • Input, organize, and improve employee and staff HR files and databases (electronic and paper)
    o Ensure all Employee documentation is complete and maintain electronic and paper files and follow up on discrepancies
    • Assist in managing job postings and maintenance, filtering applications, phone screening, scheduling interviews, conducting reference checks, preparing and presenting formal employment offers
    • Provide input for improvement and development in recruitment processes and best practices
    • Conduct basic employee and instructor orientation, complete items on new hire checklists, and send introductory email to staff, SASC members, and Department Heads if applicable
    • Track interviews and update candidate profiles
    • Conduct exit interviews with staff and ensure exit process is completed
    • Coordinate with relevant departments for employee set up (or terminations) of IT, facilities, payroll, benefits, etc.

     

    Compensation & Benefits
    • Assist HR Manager in communicating and implementing benefits plans (Extended Health and GRSP – Group Retirement Savings Plan);
    o Effectively communicate plan details to eligible employees
    o Ensure that eligible employees are properly enrolled in plans
    • Promote enrollment to eligible employees to enroll in Extended Health plan and GRSP
    o Send GRSP reminder communication and plan details/package to employees when eligible
    o Send GRSP reminder communication and information to employees at their 5 year anniversary or when they are eligible for a change in their GRSP contribution amount

     

    Communication
    •Provide first point of contact to employees and faculty for all related inquiries and direct them by phone, e-mail, or in person to the appropriate person or department
    •Support, listen, and advise employees about organizational policies and their rights as an employee
    •Provide staff and instructors with clear information and explanations of HR-related policies and procedures
    •Respond to external candidates in a professional and timely manner
    •Establish and maintain effective on-going communication with organizational leaders, managers and supervisor regarding the management of their department and teams

     

    Research and Development
    •Identify areas for improvement within the HR division and submit relevant proposals to the HR Manager
    •Assist HR Manager in analyzing employee trends and creating relevant reports
    •Assist HR Manager in researching and organizing initiatives to improve the employee experience

     

    Other
    •Provide long and short-term administrative planning analysis to the HR Manager and develop, review, and monitor department goals and objectives
    •Carry out professional activities in an honest, professional and ethical manner
    •Foster a climate of trust and fairness in all dealings with employees
    •Represent the HR Office and College appropriately at internal and/or external events
    •Other duties as assigned by the HR Manager, Executive team, or VP Operations.

     

    HOW TO APPLY:

    HOW TO APPLY:
    If you are interested in the above position and you would like to apply, please apply by e-mailing your cover letter and resume to hiring@alexandercollege.ca with the e-mail title “[Your full-name]_HR Generalist 2020”. 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.

     

    STUDNET 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 need;s
    3. Contribute data and analysis to College wide cyclical review.

     

    SUPERVISION AND TRAINING 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 by e-mailing a PDF copy of your resume and cover letter 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

  • Controller

    POSITION OVERVIEW:
    The Controller oversees all Financial and Accounting activities which include budget management, forecasting, financial analysis, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable and financial reporting. The Controller also develop, document, implement the financial policies systems and procedures of an establishment and ensure the reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles..

    DEPARTMENT:
    Reports to the Director of Finance/VP of Operations/Shareholders

    EMPLOYMENT TYPE:
    Full time, Permanent

    WORK WEEK:
    The Controller is expected to work during regular business hours (Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:30pm) for a total of 40 hours per week.

    LOCATION:
    Primarily located at our Burnaby campus but requires flexibility to travel between, and work at, Vancouver and Burnaby campuses as required (both accessible by transit). .

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

      • • Minimum five years of experience in a controller role or relevant experience
      • • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
                • Chartered professional accountant (CPA) designation is required

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

      • • Exceptional proficiency in Quickbooks Pro/Quickbooks Enterprise and Microsoft Office 365
      • • Proficient in ADP, PCP is an asset.
      • • Friendly, detailed oriented, and well-organized individual
      • • Strong ability to proactively, critically, and collaboratively problem solve
      • • Excellent coordination, organizational and leadership skills
      • • Superior teamwork capabilities can coordinate, communicate, and work with other departments
      • • Superior oral and written communication skills
      • • Remarkable ability to establish and maintain relationships with representatives of external financial partners
                • Strong ability to take initiative and complete tasks as assigned

     

    SPECIFIC DUTIES
    Admissions

      • • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate all finance and accounting operational functions
      • • Develop and implement accounting policies and procedures
      • • Ensure that the accounting system properly reflects the company’s situation
      • • Ensure the reported results comply with government reporting requirements and generally accepted accounting principles
      • • Execute financial analysis, develop appropriate remedial recommendations and report to senior management
      • • Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts, analyze and correct estimates
      • • Conduct internal auditing on all accounting operations
      • • File Government remittances (GST, PST, EHT, WCB, etc.)
      • • Perform month-end close: maintain various schedule such as fixed assets and related amortization schedules, book month-end adjusting entries and reconcile bank statements
      • • Prepare timely and accurate financial reports, working papers and continuity schedules
      • • Prepare Monthly and Quarterly financial statements, summaries, and other cost-benefit analyses and financial management reports
      • • Coordinate all year-end procedures and prepare financials for tax purposes
      • • Work with all external audits (annual audit, government audit) and all external consultants
      • • Recruit, organize, train and manage staff
      • • Liaise with banks, insurance, bonding etc.
      • • Act as liaison between the company and its shareholders
      • • Notify and report to senior management concerning any trends that are critical to the company’s financial performance
                • Other duties as assigned by senior management

     

    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 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

  • Officer, Office of the Registrar

    POSITION OVERVIEW:
    An Officer, Office of the Registrar is a member of the Office of the Registrar team who is responsible for performing vital administrative functions across several of the Department’s units, including: admissions, student records and registration, and transfer credit. Officers also provide student-facing assistance to students who have a specific request or are having difficulty related to any aspect of admissions, student records, course registration, or transfer credit

    REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:
    Reports to the Registrar

    EMPLOYMENT TYPE:
    Full time (40 hours), Permanent.

    WORK WEEK:
    The Employee will work 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday, 8:30AM-5:00PM

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

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor of Arts or Science degree from an accredited institution, preferably within BC;
    • Minimum one-year of administrative work experience in a related field; work experience within an educational setting is preferred;

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

      • • Ability to explain and apply College, government, and departmental policies, procedures, and guidelines
      • • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively in a multicultural environment
      • • Native or bilingual proficiency in English
      • • Superior problem-solving capabilities
      • • Highly organized, diligent, and detail-oriented
      • • Highly efficient, able to multitask and effectively handle multiple deadlines and projects
      • • Exceptional work ethic and the ability to initiate and remain on task without supervision
      • • Proven ability to exercise tact and discretion
      • • Willingness to work as part of a team
      • • Superior proofreading and error checking capability
      • • Intermediate proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
                • Familiarity with the BC Transfer System is considered an asset

     

    SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Office of the Registrar
    • Ensure that College policy and procedure are consistently applied and followed
    • Maintain confidentiality and access right to student information
    • Assist students with admissions and/or registration-related appeals

    Admissions
    • Assess new student applications to determine admissibility and course/program eligibility based on established guidelines and policy
    • Perform data entry with a high degree of accuracy using a database system
    • Answer basic questions about financial aid
    • Assist students to complete forms

    Student Records and Registration
    • Authenticate documentation submitted by students
    • Perform data entry and updating or changes to student information
    • Regularly maintain student records, perform filing, scanning, digital archiving, etc.
    • Troubleshoot course registration issues for students (expired documents, prerequisite/co-requisite issues, repeated courses, etc.)
    • Determine course eligibility and perform overrides as authorized

    Transfer Credit
    • Assist students to submit transfer credit requests
    • Coordinate and record the evaluation of non-articulated coursework by faculty

    Other
    • Provide assistance on projects or other tasks to the Registrar or other senior administrator 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 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

  • Laboratory Technician

    POSITION OVERVIEW:
    The Laboratory Technician is responsible for preparation and setting up of lab materials, equipment and supplies for lab and field trip exercises associated with Biology and Chemistry courses in the Burnaby campus. Duties include working with other lab technicians, maintaining a budget spreadsheet, and assisting instructors in teaching lab-related and subject area concepts, modifying labs, and tutoring as required in Biology and Chemistry. In consultation with instructors, the Department Head, and the Dean, the laboratory technician has overall responsibility for lab safety procedures, ordering equipment and materials, maintaining inventories, testing and upkeep of laboratory equipment, and general oversight of the Biology-Chemistry laboratory. Between teaching periods and during the Summer terms, the Laboratory Technician undertakes major ordering, updating, maintenance and testing tasks; conducts dry runs of new lab activities with instructors to make sure all the equipment and labs are effective; and updating of inventories and prep sheets.

    REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:
    Math and Science Department Head

    EMPLOYMENT TYPE:
    Full time, Permanent.

    WORK WEEK:
    This position requires the employee to work 40 hours per week, distributed as much as possible during regular business hours. Some evening work may be required to accommodate evening labs.

    LOCATION:
    This position is primarily located at Alexander College Burnaby Campus but requires flexibility to travel between, and work at, Alexander College Vancouver Campus.

    This schedule may be adjusted at any time during the term of the contract as per the Unit’s needs.

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

    • A recent graduate with a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree specializing in biology and chemistry, with strong math skills
    • Recent WHMIS certification
    • Minimum one-year experience working in an educational institution (transferable skills from other areas considered)

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Strong understanding of a combination of first and second year science courses (chemistry, biology)
    • Laboratory experience and ability to prepare for teaching labs and field all student inquiries on laboratory techniques
    • Relevant experience in peer and/or professional tutoring
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, flexibility, and able to work alone or as part of a team
    • Excellent command of the English language
    • Professional manner with experience in basic computer software
    • Strong ability to take initiative and complete tasks as assigned
    • Ability to carry on tasks with little or no supervision

     

    SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

      • Setup and prepare slab activities before of the scheduled start time of the lab (prepares necessary solutions and equipment setup), cleanup materials and equipment after lab sessions are finished
      • Attends chemistry and biology labs as an assistant and support for the instructor
      • Instructs the students on correct laboratory, safety and clean-up practices
      • Ensures that proper laboratory practices are followed in the lab at all times, particularly with respect to safety procedures
      • Invigilates during lab quizzes and exams
      • Participates in the development of the lab program and lab activities with instructors
      • Assists the Math and Science Department Heads required with planning and modifying laboratory facilities
      • Maintains budget spreadsheet
      • Tutors students in a group setting or on an individual basis in biology and chemistry as time allows
      • Assists with field trips ensuring that correct sampling procedures and safety practices are followed
      • Writes, maintains and modifies laboratory prep sheets
      • Maintains and updates all inventories, equipment maintenance & testing schedules, MSDS files, safety manuals, standard operating procedures (SOPs) for lab safety, fume hoods, etc. as required
      • Ensures that all instrumentation is regularly maintained and in good working order
      • Cooperatively with other lab technicians, carries out planning, ordering and receiving all laboratory supplies (e.g., glassware, chemicals, instrumentation, etc.)
      • Ensures correct storage and use of incompatible chemicals/materials in the lab
      • Participates in the planning and implementation of regular safety inspections of the lab and its contents
      • Regularly checkssafety materials in the lab to ensure they are at peak operating capacity (e.g., fire extinguisher, eyewash stations, safety showers, fire blanket, first aid kit, etc.)
      • Organizes and monitors hazardous waste and animal waste disposal
      • Other duties as assigned by the Math and Science Department Head

     

    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 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

  • Marketing Assistant

    POSITION OVERVIEW:
    The role of the Marketing Assistant will be to assist in Alexander College’s marketing efforts in the Korean Market. The Marketing Assistant will work with the Marketing team to enter new markets and maintain current markets for enrollment purposes. The Marketing assistant will work closely with the Enrolment Supervisor to support them in areas such as inputting student data, advising prospective students with respect to Alexander College’s academic programs, and admission and registration procedures. The main responsibilities will consist of generating, editing, publishing, and sharing daily social media content in order to build meaningful connections and encourage engagement. Additionally, the Enrolment Advisor Assistant will assist in imparting knowledge of the resources, facilities, and opportunities available to students of Alexander College.

    DEPARTMENT:
    Enrolment

    REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:
    Reports to the Marketing Supervisor

    EMPLOYMENT TYPE:
    Full-time (40 hours/week), Permanent

    WORK WEEK:
    This position requires the Employee to work 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday during operating hours (9am – 5:30pm). Flexibility may be required..

    LOCATION:
    Alexander College, Burnaby Campus and/or Vancouver Campus.

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

    • Post-secondary education, minimum of a Certificate or Diploma or the equivalent;
    • Minimum of 2 years work experience working in a similar role, or similar education background;
    • Knowledge of the BC College and University system

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Strong proficiency in English
    • Excellent interpersonal skills ;
    • Detail oriented ;
    • 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 ;
    • Ability to handle confidential material and situations with tact and discretion;
    • Fluent in Korean

     

    SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

      • • Promote Alexander College’s educational programs through online and offline resources
      • • Represent the College by conducting presentations, providing advice to prospective students with respect to academic programs, admission procedures, and registration procedures, and imparting knowledge of the resources, facilities, and opportunities available to students of College.
      • • Assist with developing and executing email marketing campaigns
      • • Solicit, create and post content that attracts attention and encourages readers to share it with their social networks.
      • • Assist with establishing and maintaining relationships with social network members, partners, media and industry contacts as well the online community.
      • • Work with Google and Bing’s services, including Analytics and Webmaster Tools
      • • Assist in deploying an effective local and long-tail search strategy
      • • Assist in the mobile strategy and how it relates to SEO
      • • Assist in developing and maintaining the recruitment agent networks locally and internationally
      • • Communicate with recruitment agencies
      • • Assist the Enrollment team in conceiving, implementing, administering, and evaluating marketing plans for the College
      • • Assist the Enrollment team in day-to-day activities and perform other functions as required
      • • Consult with prospective students and deliver program information
      • • Follow up student inquiries from different platforms in a timely manner
      • • Carefully process student applications into our online system
      • • Meet with and enroll students based on their educational specifications & requirements
      • • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required.
                • Perform other duties as assigned by the VP of Enrollment

     

    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 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

  • Department Secretary, Dean’s Office

    REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:
    Reports to the Dean and Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences
    Providing support to the Dean, Associate Dean and Department Heads

    EMPLOYMENT TYPE:
    Full-time (40 hours), Permanent.

    WORK WEEK:
    This position requires the employee to work during regular business hours, Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm (including a half-hour unpaid lunch break), for a total of 40 hours per week.

    LOCATION:
    This position may require travel between the Burnaby campus and the Vancouver campus. Occasional overtime may be required as well.

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

      • • Minimum 2-year administrative Asst/Office Management degree from a BC or equivalent; preferably a 4-year bachelor’s degree
      • • Knowledge of the BC College and University system
      • • Minimum one-year experience working in an educational institution
                • Minimum two years experience working in a secretarial support position.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

      • • Well-organized
      • • Able to work independently
      • • Superior oral and written communication skills
      • • Competent technology and Microsoft Office Skills
      • • Ability to handle confidential material and situations with tact and discretion
      • • Flexibility and a ‘team player’ attitude
                • Fluent in written and oral English

     

    SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

      • Core Office Administrative Tasks:
      • • Support the Dean, Associate Dean and Department Heads as needed.
      • • Assist in tracking and compiling data and reports.
      • • Preparation of reports (term, annual, other) from data provided by the Dean’s Office.
      • • Maintain Dean’s Office SharePoint files and folders.
      • • Replenish/order office supplies for the Department.
      • • Process first step of requests that require Dean’s or Assoc. Dean’s approval or attention.
      • • Arrange travel and accommodations for Dean, Associate Dean or Dept. Heads as required.
      • • Other duties as assigned by the Dean and/or Associate Dean.
      • • Act as secretariat for the Dean’s Office/Academic Division:
      • • Monthly Department Head Meetings: coordinate with the Associate Dean regarding the agenda, formulate the agenda for distribution; attend meetings and take minutes; distribute meeting minutes.
      • • Education Committee Meetings: coordinate with the Dean regarding the agenda, formulate the agenda for distribution; attend meetings and take minutes; distribute meeting minutes.
      • • Curriculum Committee Meetings: coordinate with the Dean and Associate Dean regarding the agenda, formulate the agenda for distribution; attend meetings and take minutes; distribute meeting minutes.
      • • Professional Development Funding Committee Meetings: Attend meetings and take minutes; send meeting minutes to CTL co-ordinator for distribution.
      • • Standing Academic Standards Committee (SASC) Meetings: coordinate with the Dean regarding the agenda, formulate the agenda for distribution; attend meetings and take minutes; distribute meeting minutes.

    Support for Centre for Teaching and Learning
    • On Campus Workshops and Professional Development: coordinate with the Centre for Teaching and Learning and Campus Operations regarding room bookings, selection of food purchases and delivery, set up of food, scheduling of student workers to assist, ensuring clean up and rooms reset back to normal.

     

    HOW TO APPLY:

    If you are interested in the above position and you would like to apply, please apply by visiting our careers page here: https://alexandercollege.ca/about-us/careers/ and e-mail your cover letter and resume with the e-mail title being “[Your full-name]_Dept. Secretary 2020” to Lindsey Bat Joseph l.batjoseph@alexandercollege.ca and 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!

  • Administrative Assistant and Receptionist

    POSITION OVERVIEW:
    The Administrative Assistant and Receptionist will provide general reception duties and support the College in a variety of capacities. The Administrative Assistant and Receptionist will be providing front desk customer service to students, staff, instructors and administration members.

    REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:
    Reports to the Campus Operations Manager

    EMPLOYMENT TYPE:
    Full-time, Permanent

    WORK WEEK:
    Must have open availability on Monday to Friday, Full time, 5 days/week. Schedule will vary from term to term and may include both daytime and evening shifts for a total of 40 hours a week, on 5 days a week. Flexibility will be required.

    Saturday day shift may be required on occasion
    Burnaby and Vancouver Campus; flexibility to travel between campuses will be required.

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

    • High School Diploma from a BC Secondary school (or equivalent)
    • Minimum of one year’s related work experience
    • One year of post-secondary education considered an asset

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Knowledge of the BC College and University system;
    • Superior oral and written communication skills;
    • Experience working with speakers of other languages;
    • Flexible with a ‘team player’ attitude;
    • Able to take initiative and complete tasks as assigned;
    • Familiar with Microsoft Office;
    • Strong proficiency in English.

    SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Reception Administration

      • Keeping Reception area clean and professional
      • Closing and opening duties of the campus, as required
      • Monitoring staff whereabouts (Example: Lunches/meetings)
      • Answering phones and maintaining phone system including voicemail
      • Receiving and sending faxes
      • Handling and distributing outgoing mail
      • Maintaining mail log
      • Maintenance of information displays (organization and content) within campus (other than signs for Admissions, Student Activities or ACSA)
      • Assessing supply levels and assisting with ordering of basic facility needs (e.g., staff food, coffee supplies, toner, basic office supplies, etc.)
      • Creating & printing labels
      • Filing
      • Updating important phone number lists
      • Updating internal phone list
      • Updating Staff Birthday list and organizing Staff Birthday celebrations
      • Maintaining parking information as needed
      • Providing general information (E.g. copier codes, etc)
      • Managing lost and found items
      • Preparing envelopes for course archives
      • Ordering office supplies
      • First tier trouble shooting on photo copier and managing photo copy supplies
      • Responding appropriately to facilities and campus concerns
      • Providing administrative support to staff and instructor members as needed
      • Forwarding instructor IT concerns to the IT team
      • Arranging for services required for Alexander College Events
      • Organizing food orders for Alexander College Events

    Customer Service/Student Inquiries

      • Providing first point of contact and customer service
      • Verifying student identification when requested
      • Check-in for Admissions appointments, Assessment Tests, check-in for make-up exams

    Other

    • Training, and scheduling student workers at respective campus
    • Attending scheduled team meetings
    • Other duties as requested and assigned by the Campus Operations Manager

     

    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 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

  • Career Advisor

    POSITION OVERVIEW:
    The Career Advisor at Alexander College works within the Student Affairs Division to support educating students in becoming productive members of society through introducing them to the workforce. Career Advising offers counseling for academic (and non-academic) job searching and major selection, advanced résumé and cover letter writing best practice methods and hiring trends and resources, both via in-person 1:1 appointments and through classroom presentations. Career Advising also encourages and connects students to experiential learning opportunities. Facilitated through the Career Advising Unit, Alexander College offers a number of paid, contract Student Worker positions to help students foster connections to the institution and its staff, as well as to receive valuable work experience, the hiring, onboarding and maintenance of whom the Career Advisor is responsible. Career Advising provides resources and assistance in all aspects of the career development and job search processes.

    REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:
    Reports to the Director of Student Affairs (DSA)

    EMPLOYMENT TYPE:
    Full-time, Permanent

    WORK WEEK:
    This position requires the Employee to work a 40 hour work week. The Employee is expected to work during regular business hours (Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm), as well as on evenings and weekends to attend events at times. Please note that Career Advisor may be asked to do overtime occasionally.

    Location(s)
    Burnaby and Vancouver Campuses.

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor’s degree (preferred) or some education at the postsecondary level
    • Certificate in Career Counseling (CCDP, NDCA, etc) from an accredited institution or equivalent level of experience and education
    • Membership in a professional counselling organization
    • Minimum of 1 year work experience in Career Advising / Services, preferably within a post-secondary, international educational setting
    • Ability to interact with corporate recruiters and facilitate their successful recruitment of students.
    • Understanding of industry interview and screening processes and skilled in advising students of industry interview and screening techniques.
    • Knowledge of business functional areas or industries, ability to develop metrics and evaluation systems, and evaluate the effectiveness of programs and services.
    • Knowledge of industry, job market, and trends in order to target industries and clients

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Strong proficiency in English;
    • Superior oral and written communication skills;
    • Detail oriented with the ability to meet deadlines;
    • Self Starter: Strong ability to take initiative and complete tasks as assigned;
    • Strong familiarity with Microsoft Office;
    • Excellent time-management skills;
    • Can initiate tasks/projects confidently, independently and competently;
    • Strong ability to communicate easily and fluidly through technology and social media;
    • Works well both independently and in high performance teams.
    • Demonstrated leadership and public speaking abilities

    SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Assist with Administrative Functions of the Career Advising Unit

    • Attend regular Career Advising Unit meetings
    • Work in conjunction with other staff in the Student Affairs Division and other departments, as necessary; attend regular SA Division meetings
    • Collect and present data for the Director and administration related to term and annual reporting

    Provide Career Advising for Alexander College Students

    • Meet and advise students during office hours and as needed, providing:
      • Cover letter / Resume Writing Help
      • How to find job opportunities and using local websites / agencies for job searching
      • Developing LinkedIn and other Social Media profiles
      • Interview practice / mock interviews
      • Reviewing job postings and advise students on identification of transferable skills and their existing competencies
      • Canadian workplace cultural norms and expectations
    • Advertise career services to new students at Orientation, in classrooms and throughout the campus, and through the use of social media, etc.
    • Advise students on the course skill sets for workplace applicability
    • Develop materials for 1:1 career appointments and classroom presentations
    • Assist students to create career plans that best suit their needs
    • Work with Faculty to map Learning Outcomes to Professional Outcomes

    Provide Placement Services and Co-Op Opportunities

    • Work with external agencies / organizations / businesses to develop job placements for students
    • Oversee and initiate Co-Op programming at Alexander College
    • Develop and deliver informational workshops on Co-Op opportunities
    • Work with the Commerce department to develop and formalize Co-Op at Alexander College4. Supervise the Alexander College Student Worker Program
    • Oversee the Student Worker program at AC, including:
      • Contracts, hiring, onboarding, marketing, correction, timesheets and dismissal as necessary.
    • Coordinate with other units throughout the institution to assess student worker need(s)
    • Develop Job Descriptions for specialized Student Worker roles
    • Work with HR to develop Student Worker best practices
    • Work with Student Life to develop the AC Volunteer Program

    Ensure Career Advising supports institutional best practices

    • Work with the Student Affairs Units Advisors to ensure advising guidelines are relevant
    • Monitor, research and communicate on transferability of courses to other institutions
    • Research, monitor and report on current job market 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
    • 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 visiting our careers page here: https://alexandercollege.ca/about-us/careers/ and e-mail your cover letter and resume with the e-mail title being [Your full-name]_Career Advisor 2020. 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 pleaseThank you!
  • Academic Advisor

    POSITION OVERVIEW:
    The Academic Advisor is a member of the Academic Advising unit, providing support and advice to students on the selection of courses, degree program planning, and university transfer planning. The Academic Advisor is an expert on the requirements of the Alexander College’s degree programs, and on the process, requirements, and deadlines for transfer from the College to programs at other post-secondary institutions.

    In addition to their student-facing responsibilities, the Academic Advisor also maintains important connections with Advisors at other post-secondary institutions, collects data on student mobility, attends Advising sessions and highschool college fairs, and hosts information sessions for staff in the Registrar’s and Enrolment teams.

    REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:
    Reports to the Registrar

    EMPLOYMENT TYPE:
    Full-time, Permanent

    WORK WEEK:
    Monday-Friday, 8:30AM-5:00PM, for a total of 40 hours per week.

    Location(s)
    Primarily located at Burnaby campus, but must be flexible to travel to and work at Vancouver campus if requested

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor’s degree (any focus area), preferably from a BC post-secondary institution. If the candidate has obtained a degree outside of BC, they must possess prior experience and knowledge of the BC post-secondary sector and the BC
      Transfer System.
    • Minimum of one-year related work experience in an administrative role. Preference will be given to candidates with prior experience in an Academic Advising or post-secondary administration role


    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Native or bilingual proficiency in English
    • Exceptional written communication skills, including ability to write professional technical content for publications
    • Exceptional interpersonal communication skills, experience communicating with non-native English speakers
    • Capacity to provide accurate assistance, information, and instructions to students and staff in a helpful, friendly, and professional manner
    • Excellent interpersonal and rapport building skills
    • Highly organized and detail-oriented
    • Ability to multitask and effectively handle multiple deadlines and projects
    • Strong time management skills
    • Superior 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 accurate assistance, information, and advice to students on a drop-in basis during office hours
    • Conduct all meetings with students in a helpful, friendly, and professional manner
    • Assist students to create education plans that best suit their needs (i.e.- course selection) for both Associate Degree completion or University Transfer
    • Assist students to check the status of degree completion, calculate program GPA, and prepare the Application for Graduation
    • Assist students with university applications when transferring to other institutions
    • Provide advice to students who are facing academic difficulty, and refer students to other Student Success Services as needed
    • Initiate contact with and attend local BC high school college fairs
    • Initiate contact with and coordinate visits from local BC universities


    Administrative Support

    • Establish and maintain a list of high school and university contacts
    • Promote Academic Advising services to students on a regular basis (e.g. new student Orientation, website, posters, social media, etc.)
    • Assist in maintaining the accuracy of publications, website, and other content
    • Perform peer and policy research tasks
    • Develop and deliver workshops on post-secondary transfer options and admissions requirements to BCCAT member institutions
    • Attend professional development and training to keep current knowledge of the program, admission, and transfer requirements
    • Research, monitor and report on student mobility to and from the College
    • Maintain records and record data to produce effective term and annual unit reports


    HOW TO APPLY:

    If you are interested in the above position and you would like to apply, please apply by visiting our careers page here: https://alexandercollege.ca/about-us/careers/ and e-mail your cover letter and resume with the e-mail title being [Your full-name]_Academic Advisor 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 pleaseThank you!
  • Custodian (Day shift)

    POSITION OVERVIEW:
    The Custodian will work with our facilities and operations team to ensure that staff, faculty and student areas are clean and conducive to a positive learning and working environment. The Custodian is responsible for keeping a running inventory of all cleaning supplies at the Burnaby Campus and submitting purchasing requests when supplies are low. The successful candidate will be required to respond to repair calls for such activities as replacing broken lights, cleaning up non-toxic spills, removing damaged office furniture and general maintenance jobs and repairs. The day’s schedule will vary as the campus has busy periods and quieter periods, which will allow for flexibility in the day’s work tasks.

    REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:
    Reports to the Campus Operations Manager

    EMPLOYMENT TYPE:
    Full time, Permanent

    WORK WEEK:
    The Custodian is expected to work during regular business hours, Monday-Friday, 8:00AM-4:30PM, for a total of 40 hours per week. Due to the nature of the work, some evening and weekend shifts maybe required.

    LOCATION:
    Alexander College, Burnaby Campus, 4603 Kingsway

    COMPENSATION:
    Competitive salary and benefits package

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Minimum 6 month’s experience in a similar capacity or role

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Strong proficiency in English
    • Ability to understand and effectively carry out oral and written instructions
    • Flexible with a ‘team player’ attitude
    • Ability to take initiative and complete tasks as assigned
    • Ability to lift objects up to 50 pounds
    • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with staff, faculty and students
    • Be able to safely walk, climb ladders and stand for extended periods of time
    • Be able to kneel, push, pull, and stretch to fulfill required cleaning and maintenance duties

     

    SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Use cleaning supplies and equipment to keep the interior of the office spaces looking clean and professional
    • Adhere to the company’s safety policies to create a safe work environment for everyone
    • Clean classrooms and all student and staff work areas
    • Handle recycling and garbage removal throughout campus space
    • Window and mirror cleaning
    • Dust and wipe surfaces
    • Clean bathrooms
    • Clean lunch room and common areas
    • Sweep, mop and vacuum all floors
    • Maintain storage areas
    • Order supplies necessary to complete the specific responsibilities and duties
    • Monitor supply levels and inform supervisor or manager when orders should be made
    • Assist with minor maintenance and repairs as required
    • Report to the Campus Operations Manager when questions or concerns arise

     

    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 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

  • Admissions and Placement Testing Officer (Maternity Leave)

    POSITION OVERVIEW:
    The Admissions and Placement Testing Officer is a member of the Registrar’s Office team, proficient in the application of College policy and procedure, and is responsible for their application in the areas of Admissions, Registration, Registrar Services, Financial Aid, and Records. In this dual role, the Officer will also be responsible for the day-to-day coordination of Placement Testing Services, including proctoring and marking of tests.

    Temporary – Maternity Leave replacement until approximately June 30th, 2021, with possibility of extension

    REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:
    Reports to the Registrar

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

    WORK WEEK:
    The Employee will work 40 hours per week, Monday-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:

    • Bachelor degree required, preferably from a BC post-secondary institution (English major is preferred)
    • TESL certification and or experience proctoring and/or marking is preferred
    • Minimum of one-year related work experience in an administrative role. Work experience within an educational setting is considered an asset.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Extraordinary attention to fine detail and accuracy
    • Highly organized and efficient
    • Native or bilingual proficiency in English
    • Understanding of English language structure (e.g. phonetics, grammar, syntax)
    • Ability to explain and accurately apply College, government, and departmental policies, procedures, and guidelines
    • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively in a multicultural environment
    • Superior problem-solving capabilities
    • Capable of multitasking and effectively prioritizing multiple deadlines and projects
    • Exceptional work ethic and the ability to initiate with and without direct supervision
    • Proven ability to exercise tact and discretion
    • Superior proofreading and error checking capability
    • Ability to record, listen to, and mark spoken test components using a voice recording device and grading rubric
    • Intermediate proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)

     

    SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Admissions
      • Assesses new student applications to determine admissibility and course/program eligibility based on established guidelines, policy, and procedure
      • Performs data entry with a high degree of accuracy using a database system
      • Maintains processing time targets through effective prioritization of tasks
      • Assists applicants to submit appeals related to admission
    • Placement Testing
      • Administer/proctor tests of English, mathematics, and chemistry
      • Organize and host test preparation workshops or other workshops or information sharing events
      • General administration of placement testing services, including creating and/or editing and dissemination of study materials, brochures, test rules and procedures, etc.
      • Maintain currency of test materials by coordinating the development and revision of test versions, rubrics, and scoring practices in consultation with subject matter experts in each discipline (e.g. English department)
      • Maintain security of test materials and records in accordance with records retention and disposition policy
      • Mark tests using a combination of tools, rubrics, and scales
    • Course Registration
      • Troubleshoots course registration issues for students (expired documents, prerequisite/co-requisite issues, repeated courses, etc.)
      • Explains College policy and procedure to students and other stakeholders
      • Determines course eligibility and performs course registration overrides as authorized by the Registrar
      • Assists students to submit appeals related to course registration
      • Assists students with course withdrawal, program, or status changes
    • Registrar Services
      • Ensures that College policy and procedure are consistently applied and followed
      • Assists students to submit transfer credit requests
      • Coordinates and records the evaluation of non-articulated coursework by faculty
      • Explains College policy related to academic standing and continuance to students and stakeholders
      • Connects students with the correct department or resources
    • Financial Aid and Awards
      • Answers basic questions related to financial aid and awards from students and stakeholders
      • Assists students to complete financial aid forms
      • Maintains financial aid records
      • Maintains currency of knowledge related to StudentAid BC program administration
    • Student Records
      • Authenticates documentation submitted by students
      • Updates student database records
      • Maintains physical and digital student files, regularly and continuously performing filing, scanning, digital archiving, etc. in accordance with the College’s records retention and disposal policy
    • Other
      • Carries out professional activities in an honest, professional and ethical manner
      • Fosters a climate of trust and fairness in all dealings with students and colleagues within and outside the institution
      • Provides assistance on projects or other tasks to the Registrar or other senior administrator 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 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

Part Time / Contract Careers

    • 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 by e-mailing a PDF copy of your resume and cover letter 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

    • Writing and Learning Center Subject Area Specialist (SAS) – Computer Sciences and Math Specialist

      REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:
      Reports to the Writing and Learning Centre Manager

      EMPLOYMENT TYPE:
      Part time, Temporary

      LOCATION:
      Burnaby and Vancouver Campus, flexibility to travel between campuses may be required

      EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

        • • Bachelor’s Degree in Sciences, 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

       

      SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

        • • Tutoring students in a small group setting or on an individual basis, either by appointment or walk-in.
        • • Timely filing of student tutoring reports using the College’s online reporting system
        • • Supporting Computer Sciences labs as needed.
        • • Reviewing citations styles with students and helping them avoid plagiarism; reporting plagiarism to instructors and Writing & Learning Centre Manager
        • • Helping with quiz/exam/workshop invigilation
        • • Performing general administrative duties
        • • Coordinating with the Writing & Learning Centre Manager and faculty members for assistance with Humanities projects
        • • Being an integral part of the Writing & Learning Centre by creating online resources applicable to courses in Computer Sciences
        • • 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 apply by e-mailing a PDF copy of your resume and cover letter 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


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