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.

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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 with your cover letter, academic CV, and leadership philosophy.  Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. No phone calls please. Thank-you!

    The position will be open until filled.

  • Property and Construction Manager

    POSITION OVERVIEW:
    Alexander College is looking for a responsible, experienced, and self-motivated Property and Construction Manager who can effectively manage the existing property and oversee, direct, and coordinate the design, layout, and completion of construction projects. The Property and Construction Manager will participate in planning and decision-making processes involved in the selection of new facilities and/or the renovation or expansion of existing sites; participate in negotiations with Architects, Municipalities and Construction firms/trades in respect to issues affecting the design, construction, and commissioning activities that are required to make approved projects operational. Alexander College is looking for someone with experience in creating and building institutions that have a positive impact on the environment and are both financially and environmentally sustainable. As a Property and Construction Manager, you will play a key role in providing leadership by managing/supervising the coordination of all property management and construction projects. The successful candidate will have 5+ years of experience, excellent communication skills, and be able to work independently under minimal supervision to complete all required tasks within a timely manner

    REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:
    Reports to the Vice President

    EMPLOYMENT TYPE:
    Permanent, Full-time

    WORK WEEK:
    This position requires the employee to work a flexible 40 work week, to meet the needs of the position. Typical hours will be held during regular business hours, from 8:30am to 5:00pm (including a half-hour unpaid lunch break), Monday to Friday. However, occasional evenings, Saturdays, and overtime are required as well.

    LOCATION:
    Burnaby and Vancouver area

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

    • Degree or Diploma in Project/Construction Management, Architecture, Civil Engineering, or Construction Engineering an equivalent combination of education, training and experience;
    • Project Management Professional designation (PMP) is an asset;
    • Minimum 5 years construction and project management experience;
    • Knowledge and understanding of BC building codes and regulations;
    • Knowledge and understanding of safety regulations and standards;
    • Able to read and interpret construction contracts, drawings and other related documents;
    • Knowledge of property, leasing, and project management activities and documentation;
    • Expert knowledge of building products, construction details and relevant rules, regulations and quality standards;

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Ability to organize, prioritize, multitask and work under pressure to meet tight deadlines;
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
    • Able to clearly communicate with multiple stakeholders to ensure project success;
    • Knowledge of WorkSafeBC regulations;
    • Flexible with a ‘team player’ attitude;
    • Excellent attendance, punctuality and dependability;
    • Detail oriented and an excellent problem solver;
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office;
    • Ability to be resourceful and solve issues that may arise;
    • Valid class 5 driving license, clean driving record and reliable access to a vehicle; Willing to travel to site when required.

     

    SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Property Management Duties:
      • Participates in the due diligence of acquisitions and identifies locations of new development projects;
      • Maintains property rentals by advertising and filling vacancies, negotiating and enforcing leases, and maintaining and securing premises;
      • Attracts tenants by advertising vacancies, obtaining referrals from current tenants, explaining advantages of location and services, and showing units;
      • Contracts with tenants by negotiating leases and collecting security deposit;
      • Accomplishes financial objectives by collecting rents, forecasting requirements, preparing an annual budget, scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances, and initiating corrective action;
      • Maintains property by investigating and resolving tenant complaints, enforcing rules of occupancy, inspecting vacant units and completing repairs, planning renovations, contracting with landscaping and snow removal services;
      • Maintains building by contracting for maintenance services and repairs;
      • Secures property by contracting with security patrol service, installing and maintaining security devices, establishing and enforcing precautionary policies and procedures, and responding to emergencies.
      • Enforces occupancy policies and procedures by confronting violators;
      • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests and exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

      Construction Management Duties:

      • Obtains competitive quotes from various contractors for commercial construction and renovation projects;
      • Works closely with the company stakeholders to ensure that institution goals are met;
      • Monitors and controls the work of external consultants/contractors;
      • Manages the day-to-day duties of a project’s administration;
      • Responsible for project close-out, including archiving of documents, maintenance and warranty manuals, checking for deficiencies and ordering work covered under warranty;
      • Develops a cost-effective plan and schedule for completion of projects within the deadlines agreed upon;
      • Oversees, directs, and manages construction and renovation projects from conception to completion;
      • Completes and submits estimated project budgets and reports and adjust budgets and plans as necessary;
      • Tracks, documents, and communicates important project deadlines, cost, issues, plans, etc. to Manager and Executives on a regular basis;
      • Coordinates incoming and outgoing inspections and documents as required;
      • Assists in preparing contracts and negotiating revisions, changes and additions to contractual agreements; obtains all necessary permits and licenses;
      • Ensures that worksites are safe, organized, and monitor compliance with building and safety regulations/codes; Investigates and reports any onsite accidents, damages and resolve issues;
      • In collaboration with Vice President, assess whether the completed project successfully achieved stated outcomes and identify opportunities for improvement for future projects;

      Other administrative tasks and job duties as assigned by Vice President

    BENEFITS OF WORKING AT ALEXANDER COLLEGE:

    • Regular employee social events
    • Group extended health and dental benefits
    • GRSP plan after first year of full-time service
    • Professional Development encouragement and reimbursement
    • Competitive compensation and benefits package

     

    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 cover letter and resume. 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 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

  • Health and Wellness Counsellor

    POSITION OVERVIEW:
    Under the direction of the Administration, the Alexander College Health and Wellness Counsellor is responsible for the mental health and wellbeing of the students of Alexander College. The Health and Wellness counsellor works within the larger Division of Student Affairs to foster a culture of positivity and collaboration at Alexander College.

    In accordance with the BCACC and its Ethical Code of Conduct, the Health and Wellness Counsellor provides confidential guidance and mental health counselling services on an appointment basis to students actively attending the college. The Counsellor will provide services in a safe and confidential setting that allows students to express themselves and explore their personal, social and psychological issues without fear of judgment. The role ensures students receive the support needed to gain a better awareness of their concerns and ways to cope with them. Working with the other members of the Health and Wellness Unit, the Counsellor will provide services at both the Burnaby and Vancouver campuses and must be able to travel between them.

    REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:
    Reports to the Director of Student Affairs.

    EMPLOYMENT TYPE:
    Full time, 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 – Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm. Occasional overtime may be required as well.

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

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

    • A minimum of a Master’s Degree in Counselling Psychology (or a related field);
    • Registration with BC Association of Clinical Counsellors (RCC) or Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCC);
    • Minimum one-year experience working in the post-secondary or similar environment;
    • Experience working with International students preferred;
    • Punjabi / Hindi speaking an asset.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Experience in clinical assessment and identifying needs for crisis intervention;
    • Excellent interpersonal & relationship building 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;
    • Ability to maintain collegial and, where necessary, confidential relationships with staff members, students and faculty;
    • Demonstrated instructional experience (preferably in ESL or academic settings) for the delivery of Health and Wellness workshops;
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with users from a wide variety of cultural and linguistic backgrounds.

     

    SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES
    1. Counselling Duties

    • Conduct clinical counselling sessions on an as-needed appointment basis;
    • Counsel students enrolled in the University Preparation course, where successful completion of the curriculum requires meeting with a counsellor;
    • Formulate and implement treatment plans and maintain confidential student records;
    • Ability to identify students at risk and demonstrated experience assessing and appropriately responding to crisis situations;
    • Plan, prepare and conduct group workshops on prevalent issues affecting domestic and international students;
    • Familiarity with community resources and effective strategies for healthy living;
    • Develop information resources on topics relevant to post-secondary students;
    • Collaborate with administration and faculty to ensure that the needs of students requiring academic accommodations due to cognitive or mental health issues are met;
    • Participate in Student Outreach activities including classroom visits to advertise services, and special events such as Orientation;
    • Represent Alexander College Health and Wellness Department at internal and external events and meetings.

     

    2. Administrative Functions

    • Communicate with college administration, committees, and external stakeholders;
    • Maintain appointment data and scheduling;
    • Contribute to program and policy development, including HW-related student activities.;
    • Work with staff from other divisions on creating and implementing new initiatives at the College;
    • Assist with Institutional Effectiveness and other division reports and Accreditation needs, as required;
    • Provide students with information about other counselling services and resources that are available;
    • Maintain professional development, associations, and memberships;
    • Participate on committees, as needed;
    • Perform other duties as requested by the Director of Student Affairs.

     

    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

  • Liaison Officer – International Marketing

    POSITION OVERVIEW:
    The role of the Liaison Officer – International Marketing, will be to guide Alexander College Corp’s marketing efforts in Africa and European Region. The Officer will work with the Marketing team to enter new markets and maintain current markets for enrollment purposes. The officer will 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 Alexander College.

    DEPARTMENT:
    Marketing/Enrolment.

    EMPLOYMENT CATEGORY:
    Permanent.

    EMPLOYMENT TYPE:
    Full time.

    WORK WEEK:
    This position requires the Employee to work 40 hour per week, Monday to Friday during operating hours. Flexibility is required.

    LOCATION:
    Alexander College campus locations. This position may require travel between Burnaby campus and Vancouver campus.

    ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
    International Business Trips: The Liaison Officer – International Marketing will occasionally travel internationally, and will be responsible to provide any personal travel documents that they may require, including a passport.

    TEAM WORK: The Liaison Officer – International Marketing will work with the Marketing/Enrolment Team.

    ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS: The Liaison Officer – International Marketing may have an annual enrolment quota and/or target set out by the VP of Enrollment.

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

    • Post-secondary education, minimum of a Certificate or Diploma equivalence;
    • Minimum of 3 years work experience working in a similar role;
    • Knowledge of the BC College and University system;
    • International business or education experience.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • English proficiency;
    • Excellent interpersonal 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.

     

    SPECIFIC DUTIES
    Admissions

    • Develop and maintain the recruitment agent networks both locally and overseas;
    • Meet with and enroll students based on their educational specifications & requirements;
    • Liaise with agents for enrollment and marketing purposes;
    • Travel to various international destinations for educational fairs and agency meetings for College purposes;
    • Promote Alexander College’s educational programs through Social Media and other online applications;
    • Assist the Marketing / Enrollment Department in conceiving, implementing, administering, and evaluating marketing plans for the College;
    • Provide input in course/program formulation to assist in the development of the College;
    • 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 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

  • Student Records Clerk

    POSITION OVERVIEW:
    The Student Records Clerk is a member of the Office of the Registrar team, responsible for the maintenance students records in accordance with the College’s Records Management policy. Tasks may include, but are not limited to filing, archiving, data entry, scanning, sorting, etc. The Student Records Clerk performs regular audits of student records information and records management practices to ensure compliance with College policy and external regulations. It is expected that the Student Records Clerk become an in-house expert on records management technology, policy, and practice. During busy periods, the Student Records Clerk may be tasked with providing student-facing assistance to students with inquiries about their student record.

    REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:
    Reports to the Registrar

    EMPLOYMENT TYPE:
    Full time, Permanent.

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

    LOCATION:
    Primarily located at Burnaby campus, but must be flexible to work at Vancouver campus on occasion, if requested.

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor’s degree;
    • One year of administrative work within an office environment is preferred;

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Native or bilingual proficiency in English;
    • 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;
      • Advise students on which documents are required to complete their student file record, assist in collecting these documents and updating the record in the student information system accordingly;

    Student Records

      • Perform daily sorting, filing, scanning, of student file documents;
      • Perform daily archiving of inactive student records;
      • Verify and authenticate documentation submitted by students;
      • Maintain confidentiality of student information;
      • Assist with the processing of daily document orders, arrange for mailing and courier services;
      • Perform regular audits of student records information and records management; practices to ensure compliance with College policy and external regulations;
      • Assist with electronic records backup and third party back up processes;
      • Research best practices and deliver recommendations for improvement of existing records management practices;
      • Research records technology, hardware, and software, and deliver; recommendations for improvement of existing records management practices;
      • Be an in-house expert on records management technology, policy, and practice;

    Administrative Support

    • General tidying and organizing of paper flow;
    • Maintain inventory of transcript and security paper stock;
    • Perform peer and policy research tasks and prepare reports;
    • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • Web and Graphic Designer

    POSITION OVERVIEW:
    The Web and Graphic Designer is responsible for producing materials for web, marketing and print.

    REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:
    Reports to Web Division Manager.

    DEPARTMENT:
    Marketing/Enrolment.

    EMPLOYMENT TYPE:
    Full time, permanent.

    WORK WEEK:
    This position requires the Employee to work during regular business hours (Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:30pm).

    LOCATION:
    Alexander College Burnaby campus.

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

    • Post-secondary Education in Design/and or Corporate Branding;
    • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role or capacity.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Expert in User Interface and User Experience Design;
    • Expert ability to hand-code in HTML, CSS and JavaScript for creating, modifying and editing;
    • Skillful understanding of PHP, my SQL for creating, modifying and editing;
    • Knowledge in website frameworks (Zurb Foundation, Bootstrap) for responsive design;
    • Understanding of custom WordPress themes;
    • Ability to design wireframes and develop front-end code;
    • Excellent at adapting to changes and receptive to feedback;
    • Very high attention to detail with the ability to meet deadlines under pressure;
    • Superior ability maintain professionalism and cordiality when working with others;
    • Strong ability to take initiative and complete tasks;
    • Strong ability to work as a team, with other departments and independently;
    • Expert in Adobe Creative Suite applications (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.)
    • Excellent creative abilities for design purposes adhering to the College’s needs;
    • Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications;
    • Strong proficiency in English.

     

    SPECIFIC DUTIES
    Admissions

    • Maintain the new corporate website through WordPress and hand-coding HTML, CSS and PHP;
    • Infuse new ideas for improving UI and UX across the website;
    • Fully optimize the new website in terms of mobile usability and site speed;
    • Develop wireframes, prototypes, high fidelity mock ups for print and web with ability to transition mock ups into code;
    • Create print-ready marketing materials such as viewbooks, flyers, banners, posters, business cards etc. for print production;
    • Maintain and uphold all brand standards;
    • Create, edit, modify and update current online and offline marketing materials;
    • Photo editing and manipulation;
    • Other duties as assigned by the Web Division 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 resume@alexandercollege.ca. Additionally, you must submit a portfolio of your previous work. 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 & Learning Centre Supervisor

    POSITION OVERVIEW:
    The Writing & Learning Centre Supervisor will assist the WLC Manager with the day-to-day and term operations within the Writing and Learning Centre (WLC). This will include administering the schedules, resources, and staff of the centre, and communicating with the college Administration about the vision and status of the Centre on a regular basis. The WLC Supervisor will direct student traffic and handle general inquiries.

    REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:
    Reports to the Writing & Learning Centre (WLC) Manager and the Director of Student Affairs

    EMPLOYMENT TYPE:
    Permanent, Full-time

    WORK WEEK:
    The WLC Supervisor is expected to work during regular business hours (Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm) for a total of 40 hours per week.

    LOCATION:
    This position is primarily located at our Vancouver Campus with occasional travel to the Burnaby Campus as necessary for meetings and administrative duties

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

    • Master’s degree preferred
    • 1+ years experience of working in a post-secondary Writing Centre required
    • Some teaching experience at post-secondary level is required, TESL/EAP experience is strongly preferred
    • Some supervisory experience preferred
    • Some experience in administration, preferably within field of education
    • Experience with marking essays (familiar with citations, detecting plagiarism)
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Strong skills writing and preparing reports
    • Strong computer skills (web-based programs, Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.)

     

    SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Supervise the day-to-day operations at the Writing & Learning Centre
    • Assist with analysis of key data and statistics on a regular basis and compiling term and annual reports for the Writing & Learning Centre
    • Assist with imputing of Academic Alerts and communication with students regarding the process
    • Communicate with instructors and college administration team regarding Writing and Learning Centre progress, success and concerns when the WLC Manager is unavailable
    • Participate in College events such as New Student Orientation, as decided and announced by WLC Manager
    • Provide input for term planning for the WLC, and more as needed
    • Perform the regular work of a Subject Area Specialist, such as providing tutorial services to students and running academic skills workshops
    • Update and create academic skills materials, such as citations style guides and workshop Powerpoints, as needed
    • Provide back up support for the WLC if there are tutors who are absent
    • Participate in the Student Success Services and Student Affairs Division committee with the WLC Manager and/or as the WLC Manager’s proxy at meetings
    • Provide directional assistance as needed to staff, students, and faculty
    • Meet with the WLC Manager on a weekly basis to discuss and plan for terms, exams, and more
    • Other duties as assigned by the WLC Manager or the Director of Student Affairs

     

    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 detailed resume and cover letter to resume@alexandercollege.ca addressed to Hermine Chan, Writing & Learning Centre Manager. 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!

  • Staff Accountant

    POSITION OVERVIEW:
    The Staff Accountant is a member of the Finance team, responsible for preparing accurate and timely financial statements and other reports. Additional duties include performing balance sheet and income statement account reconciliations, executing accounts payable and accounts receivable processes as well as analyzing financial statements for discrepancies. The Staff Accountant will also be expected to provide leadership for Junior Accountants.

    REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:
    Reports to the Controller or Head of Finance

    EMPLOYMENT TYPE:
    Full time, Permanent

    WORK WEEK:
    The Staff Accountant 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 of three years of full cycle accounting experience;
    • Two-year Diploma in Accounting, Finance or equivalent;
    • CPA PEP preferred

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Proficient in Quickbooks Pro and MS Office;
    • 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 and organizational skills;
    • Superior teamwork capabilities can coordinate, communicate, and work with other departments;
    • 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;
    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision;
    • Advanced knowledge of excel and accounting procedures;

     

    SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Process business transactions: receivable, payable, disbursement, expenses, and receipts;
    • Perform month-end close: maintain various tax reporting schedules and reconcile bank accounts;
    • Perform Government Remittance calculations;
    • Coordinate quarterly and year-end close;
    • Analyze student database and make adjustments to ensure accuracy and integrity of accounting information;
    • Analyze financial statements for discrepancies and other issues that should be brought to the Controller attention;
    • Other duties as assigned by Controller;

     

    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.

  • 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 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!

  • Custodian

    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.

    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 will be required.

    LOCATION:
    Alexander College, Burnaby Campus (3 floors)

    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 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 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 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

Part Time / Contract Careers

    • Interface Designer

      POSITION OVERVIEW:
      Alexander College is seeking to hire two (2) part-time Interface Designers. 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:
      Part-Time, Temporary (3-month contract)

      WORK WEEK:
      The Interface Designer is expected to work during regular business hours, Monday to Friday. This is a part-time position; the Information Systems Manager shall determine the actual work schedule based on the needs of the department on weekly basis.

      LOCATION:
      This position is located at Alexander College Burnaby Campus but may require the Employee to occasional travel to the Vancouver campus.

      EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

      • Design Certificate or 1-2 years experience in Interface/Web/App Design;
      • Invision Studio, 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 RESPONSIBILITIES

      • Develop quality production-ready web interfaces using Invision Studio;
      • Join client meetings to receive and implement feedback on Interface designs;
      • Assist in developing functionality documents;
      • 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;

       

      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

    • Film Instructor: Alexander College (Sessional)

      Department and Term
      Humanities, Winter 2020 Term

      POSITION OVERVIEW:
      The Ideal candidate will be capable of teaching the following FILM course: FILM 101: This course examines selected historical and aesthetic developments in world cinema, with an emphasis placed on learning how to appreciate the medium of film. Students will become familiar with and learn to critique various directorial styles and film genres. The cultural, artistic and political contexts of national cinematic movements will also be examined. A series of foreign and North American feature and documentary films and clips will be screened during class
      Our ideal candidate will have a passion for instructing, assisting students’ acquisition of learning outcomes, and applying active learning strategies within the classroom.

      EMPLOYMENT TYPE:
      Part-time, contract

      WORK WEEK:
      Schedule: TBD

      LOCATION:
      Burnaby or Vancouver Campus

      QUALIFICATIONS:

      • Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Film, or equivalent
      • 2 years teaching equivalent courses at a post-secondary institution
      • Demonstrated success in innovative or student-centered teaching techniques
      • Excellent interpersonal skills
      • Knowledge of course learning outcomes an asset
      • Strong Proficiency in English

       

      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 to resume@alexandercollege.ca. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. No phone calls please. Thank-you!

    • Psychology Instructor: Alexander College (Sessional)

      Department: Social Sciences

      Type: Part-time, contract

      Term: Winter 2020 Term

      Location: Burnaby or Vancouver Campus

      Position Description:
      The Ideal candidate will be capable of teaching one of the following PSYC course:

      PSYC 101– Introduction to Biological and Cognitive Psychology: Introduction to Methods and Statistics, Biopsychology, Learning, Perception, Memory, and Cognition.

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

      Schedule: TBD

      Qualifications for PSYC Instructor:

      • Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Psychology, or equivalent
      • 2 years teaching equivalent courses at a post-secondary institution
      • Demonstrated success in innovative or student-centered teaching techniques
      • Excellent interpersonal skills
      • Knowledge of course learning outcomes 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 and want to apply, please submit a PDF copy of cover letter, CV and statement of teaching philosophy to resume@alexandercollege.ca. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. No phone calls please. Thank-you!

    • Sociology Instructor Alexander College (Sessional)

      Department: Social Sciences

      Type: Part-time, contract

      Term: Winter 2020 Term

      Location: Burnaby or Vancouver Campus

      Position Description:
      • SOCI 200 Research Methods in the Social Sciences
      An introduction to the design and practice of social research that provides the skills to ask and answer questions about the everyday and changing social world. The course surveys various concepts, research strategies and techniques that enable exploration of the pressing issues of social life.
      Our ideal candidate will have a passion for instructing, assisting students’ acquisition of learning outcomes, and applying active learning strategies within the classroom.

      Schedule: Friday 12pm-2:50pm in Vancouver Campus

      Qualifications for PSYC Instructor:

      • Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Sociology, or equivalent
      • 2 years teaching equivalent courses at a post-secondary institution
      • Demonstrated success in innovative or student-centered teaching techniques
      • Excellent interpersonal skills
      • Knowledge of course learning outcomes 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 and want to apply, please submit a PDF copy of cover letter, CV and statement of teaching philosophy to resume@alexandercollege.ca. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. No phone calls please. Thank-you!

    • Commerce Instructor: Alexander College (Sessional)

      Department: Commerce

      Type: Part-time, contract

      Term: Winter 2020 Term

      Location: Burnaby or Vancouver Campus

      Position Description:
      The Ideal candidate will be capable of teaching one of the following commerce courses:

      COMM 296: Introduction to Marketing. Basic considerations affecting the domestic and international marketing of goods and services.

      Schedule: TBD

      Qualifications for Commerce Instructor:

      • Minimum of a Master’s Degree or Ph.D. in commerce or related discipline
      • 2 years teaching equivalent courses at a post-secondary institution
      • Recent in-country experience
      • Demonstrated success in innovative or student-centered teaching techniques
      • Knowledge of course learning outcomes an asset
      • Strong Proficiency in English
      • Excellent interpersonal skills
      • Language competence in the region of study

      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 and want to apply, please submit a PDF copy of cover letter, CV and statement of teaching philosophy to resume@alexandercollege.ca. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. No phone calls please. Thank-you!

    • French Instructor: Alexander College (Sessional)

      Department: Humanities

      Type: Part-time, contract

      Term: Winter 2020 Term

      Location: Burnaby or Vancouver Campus

      Position Description:
      The Ideal candidate will be capable of teaching the following French courses:

      FREN 100 French for Beginners I: In this introductory course, students with little (less than Grade 11) or no previous French instruction will be introduced to beginner’s French grammar and language skills, such as basic speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. Students will also be exposed to French and Francophone cultures.

      Schedule: TBD

      Qualifications for French Instructor:

      • Minimum of a Master’s Degree in French, or equivalent
      • 2 years teaching equivalent courses at a post-secondary institution
      • Demonstrated success in innovative or student-centered teaching techniques
      • Knowledge of course learning outcomes an asset
      • Strong Proficiency in English
      • Excellent interpersonal skills

      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 and want to apply, please submit a PDF copy of cover letter, CV and statement of teaching philosophy to resume@alexandercollege.ca. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. No phone calls please. Thank-you!

    • 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 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


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