Welcome to the Careers page! Thank you for your interest in joining our team. If you are interested in applying to any openings, review the posting and forward your resume to the relevant Hiring Manager by e-mailing resume@alexandercollege.ca.  If you are applying to an instructor position, please include a Statement of Teaching Philosophy. Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered. We appreciate your interest but only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. No phone calls, please.


Full Time Jobs at Alexander College:

Associate Dean

TITLE: Associate Dean

POSITION OVERVIEW: Under the direction of the Dean of Arts and Sciences, the Associate Dean, works with faculty, staff and administration to coordinate academic operations and program review; direct institutional research; facilitate curriculum planning, development & implementation; and uphold classroom delivery and academic standards.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Reports to the Dean of Arts and Sciences

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Permanent, Full time

WORK WEEK:

  • Week days, Saturdays and evenings as needed
  • Schedule will vary

LOCATION:

Alexander College Burnaby Campus and Alexander College Vancouver Campus.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • A graduate degree (PhD or equivalent) required
  • Minimum of three years of experience in academic administration or similar role (such as Department Chair or Coordinator, Associate Dean or Program Coordinator) within a post-secondary institution
  • Five years of proven post-secondary teaching experience in a discipline at the post-secondary level

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of the pedagogy of post-secondary education
  • Demonstrated organizational skills including computer competencies, meeting deadlines, working under pressure and self-direction
  • Strong ability to proactively, critically, and collaboratively problem solve
  • Proven capacity to manage change and a demonstrated ability to drive innovations from conception through to implementation
  • Experience with annual program review procedures
  • Proven leadership ability
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and an ability to present arguments clearly and effectively for a range of audiences
  • Able to maintain and inspire professionalism and cordiality when working with others

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Works with Department Heads to develop, update, and enforce Department operations guidelines
  • Works with the Dean, VP Academic, and Directors to develop and maintain academic standards
  • Maintains classroom delivery standards
  • Coordinates development and maintenance of curriculum at the College
  • Directs interpretation and administration of College academic policies
  • Oversees departmental faculty hiring, evaluation, and professional development, and ensures teaching quality
  • Works with the Director of Student Affairs to ensure that co-curricular activities are planned, developed and implemented, and updated to meet appropriate standards and educational needs of students
  • Ensures the effectiveness of communication pathways for the resolution of issues among faculty, student, and staff as required
  • Oversees the review of academic calendar, and ensures the quality of calendar and other external communications academic materials such as brochures, web pages, and advertising
  • Other tasks as assigned by the Dean
  • Acts on behalf of the Dean as needed

How to Apply:

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

The position will be open until filled.

Human Resources Assistant

Alexander College is currently seeking a Full-time Human Resources Assistant to join our growing team! If you are a recent Human Resources grad looking for an exciting opportunity to work as part of a great team in a fast paced, fun, and growing post-secondary institution then apply NOW with a Cover Letter AND Resume!

What we are looking for: For the Human Resources Assistant position, we are looking for a friendly, professional, and hardworking individual with a team player attitude. The HR Assistant will work closely with the HR team as well as all departments of the College. We want someone who is interested in a career in HR and is excited to grow with Alexander College!

THE DETAILS:

TITLE: Human Resources Assistant – 6 month contract (potential to become permanent)

POSITION OVERVIEW: The Human Resources Assistant will assist the Human Resources Assistants and Human Resources Supervisor in day-to-day HR functions. The HR Assistant will assist general communication (phone, e-mail, and in person) with staff and instructors. A large part of the job will be to assist in the employee recruitment and development process from start to finish.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Reports to the Human Resources Supervisor and VP Enrolment

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full-time, Temporary (6-Month Contract) with potential to become permanent

WORK WEEK: The Human Resources Assistant 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 located at our Burnaby Campus but requires the Employee to travel between, and work at, the various campuses of Alexander College and Brighton College in the Lower Mainland.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or at least a two-year Office Administration diploma from BC or equivalent*
  • 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 written and oral communication skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Exceptional organizational skills;
  • Detail oriented;
  • Experience working as a part of an administrative team;
  • Experience working with staff and faculty;
  • Strong proficiency in English;
  • Ability to handle confidential material and situations with tact and discretion;
  • Strong ability to take initiative and complete tasks as assigned;
  • Highly proficient with various software applications.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

The duties include, but are not limited to :

Administrative

  • 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;
  • Assist the HR team with employee hiring and termination processes;
  • Input, organize and improve employee and staff HR files (electronic and paper);
  • Ensure all Employee documentation is complete and maintain electronic and paper files and follow up on discrepancies;
  • Assist with job postings and maintenance, filtering applications, phone screening interviews, scheduling interviews, conducting reference checks;
  • Conduct basic employee and instructor orientation, complete items on new hire checklist, and send introductory email to staff, SASC members, and Coordinators if applicable;
  • Track interviews and update candidate profiles;
  • Track vacation, sick days, lateness, and absences for all staff and instructors;
  • Provide staff and instructors with clear information and explanations of HR-related policies and procedures;
  • Communicate and organize staff and instructor professional development (internal and external) opportunities;
  • Assist HR Supervisor in organizing initiatives to improve the employee experience;
  • Assist HR Supervisor 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.).

Research and Development

  • Identify areas for improvement within the HR division and submit relevant proposals to the HR Supervisor;
  • Assist HR Supervisor in analyzing employee trends and creating relevant reports;
  • Other duties as assigned by the HR Supervisor, Executive team, and Directors.

How to Apply:

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

The position will be open until filled.

Admissions Office Clerk

Job Description

POSITION OVERVIEW:

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

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Reports to the Registrar

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full-time, Permanent

WORK WEEK: The Admissions Office 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 requires regular travel to and work at the Vancouver campus.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

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

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Native or bilingual proficiency in 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
  • Provide information regarding medical insurance coverage and options; assist students to enroll for coverage

Student Records

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

Administrative Support

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

How to Apply:

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

The position will be open until filled.

Administrative Assistant and Receptionist

TITLE: Administrative Assistant and Receptionist

Alexander College is currently seeking a Permanent, Full-time Administrative Assistant and Receptionist! If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to work as part of a great team in a fast paced, fun, and growing post-secondary institution then apply NOW with a Cover Letter AND Resume!You can apply by visiting our website at https://alexandercollege.ca/staff-and-faculty/careers-at-alexander-college/ and sending an e-mail to the listed address. Our Vancouver Campus is conveniently located in the centre of downtown Vancouver on the corner of Seymour and Hastings Streets and our Burnaby Campus is just steps away from Metrotown shopping Centre.

What we are looking for:

For the Administrative Assistant and Receptionist Position, we are looking for a friendly, energetic, professional, and hardworkingindividual with a team playerattitude who will be the first point of contact for Students and Staff when they enter the College. The Administrative Assistant and Receptionist will work closely with all departments of the College and will be expected to handle some projects independently. We want someone who will work well with our current Administrative Team and who is excited to grow with Alexander College!

THE DETAILS:

POSITION TITLE: 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:

Campus Operations Manager

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:

Full time, permanent

WORK WEEK:

  • Monday to Saturday, Full time. Schedule will vary from term to term. Flexibility will be required.
  • Evening and weekend shifts will be required with adequate notice given.
  • Burnaby and Vancouver Campus; flexibility to travel between campuses will be required.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT:

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

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
  • Signing out sheets for computer Lab/TV equipment
  • 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

Course Aid

  • Assisting with attendance monitoring, if required
  • Assisting with instructors evaluation entry

Customer Service/Student Inquiries

  • Providing first point of contact and customer service
  • Check-in for Admissions appointments, Assessment Tests, check-in for make-up exam

Other

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

How to Apply:

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

The position will be open until filled.

Director of Marketing

Alexander College is currently seeking a Permanent, Full-time Director of Marketing! If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to work as part of a great team at a growing post-secondary institution then apply NOW with a Cover Letter AND Resume.

TITLE: Director of Marketing

POSITION OVERVIEW: The Director of Marketing will be responsible for positioning the College’s image at forefront in the education market and increase enrollment through marketing strategies. The Director of Marketing is responsible for building a creative, integrated, multi-channel marketing department that creates brand awareness, reputation, and provides a steady flow of sales inquiries.  All marketing investments will be measured for their returns and the Director of Marketing is responsible for all marketing activity and reporting outcomes to senior management.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Reports to Vice-President of Enrollment

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Permanent, Full time

WORK WEEK:

Regular business hours (Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:30pm)

*May require of commitment to work hours in excess of regular shifts

LOCATION: This position will be primarily located in Burnaby but will require the ability to travel, and work at, the various Alexander College, Brighton College, and Alexander Academy campuses in Burnaby, Vancouver, and Surrey.

*Frequent travel within the lower mainland is required

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • University Degree or College Diploma in Marketing, Business or a related field, or equivalent relevant experience
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in a Marketing Management position, ideally within the education industry

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Exceptional knowledge of marketing strategies, concepts, and practices
  • Effective time management, organization and leadership skills
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in MS Office applications and Google AdWords and Google Analytics
  • Ability to compile and analyze performance data in order to develop metrics which support decision-making for resource allocation and marketing campaigns

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Marketing Planning

  • Develop a comprehensive strategic marketing plan in conjunction with the VP Marketing and Dean of Academics
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure the strategic marketing plan is effectively implemented
  • Evaluate new media technologies for potential integration within current plan
  • Manage the creation of marketing and sales support tools
  • Perform market analysis, targeting and positioning for each program
  • Implement and monitor integrated online/offline marketing including search engine optimization, search engine marketing, advertising (e.g. Google AdWords), public relations, trade shows and other campaigns to generate leads
  • Maintain knowledge of marketing trends, developments and best practices
  • Analyze and report on marketing campaign results
  • Work with the VP of Marketing regularly with regards to market projection

Marketing Budget

  • Propose marketing budget for all resources, purchases and staffing – in conjunction with the VP Marketing

Marketing Materials

  • Responsible for all marketing material content and coordinate with various departments as needed
  • Facilitate regular meetings with the Multimedia Designer and lead the Multimedia Designer with directions on how the material should be designed and implemented
  • Ensure all marketing materials produced (e.g. website, graphic design and print materials, videos) are equipped with professional polish and uphold the institution’s corporate branding standards

How to Apply:

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

The position will be open until filled.

Academic Advisor

TITLE:

Academic Advisor

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Academic Advisor works within the Student Success Services 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 Academic Advising Supervisor and the Director of Student Affairs

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:

Full time, Permanent

WORK WEEK:

The Employee will work a flexible 40 hour work week (not including a half-hour unpaid lunch break), Monday – Saturday, 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 by the Academic Advising Supervisor per the Unit’s needs.

LOCATION:

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

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or post-secondary education in a related field (Master’s Degree preferred)
  • 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:

Uphold Academic Advising Core competencies in accordance with NACADA best practices

  • Help students to understand the institution specify history, mission, vision, values and culture
  • Aid student in a deeper understanding of curriculum, degree programs, and other academic requirements and options
  • Assist student in the navigation of institution specific policies, procedures, rules and regulations
  • Introduce students to and the encourage use of campus resources that support student success
  • Communicate in an inclusive and culturally competent manner
  • Promote student understanding of the logic and purpose of their curriculum
  • Facilitate problem solving, decision-making, planning and goal setting

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 student’s 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 with your resume and cover letter to resume@alexandercollege.ca. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. No phone calls please. Thank-you!

The position will be open until filled.

Part Time Jobs at Alexander College:

Writing and Learning Centre Math Specialist

Hiring Manager:Hermine Chan, Writing & Learning Centre Manager

TITLE: Writing and Learning Centre Math Specialist

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:

Reports to the Writing and Learning Centre Manager

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:

Temporary or Full time opportunities available (approximately 16 – 40 hours per week), Term (semester) contract, with the possibility of new contracts in subsequent terms.

WORK WEEK:

Monday – Friday, approximately 16 – 40 hours a week

COMPENSATION: $16-$18/hour

LOCATION:

Alexander College Burnaby Campus or Vancouver, must have flexibility to travel, and work atbothCampus.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Math or Science with a Physics major, 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
  • Timely filing of student tutoring reports using the College’s online reporting system
  • Coordinating with the Writing & Learning Centre Manager and faculty members for assistance in the Biology labs.
  • Being an integral part of the Writing & Learning Centreby creating online resources applicable to courses in Math and Biology.
  • 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 with your resume and cover letter to resume@alexandercollege.ca. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. No phone calls please. Thank-you!

Writing and Learning Centre Humanities and Academic Writing Specialist

Hiring Manager: Hermine Chan, Writing & Learning Centre Manager

TITLE: Humanities and Academic Writing Specialist

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:

Reports to the Writing and Learning Centre Manager

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:

Temporary or Full time opportunities available (approximately 16 – 40 hours per week), Term (semester) contract, with the possibility of new contracts in subsequent terms.

WORK WEEK:

Monday – Friday, approximately 16 – 40 hours a week

COMPENSATION: $16-$18/hour

LOCATION:

Alexander College Burnaby Campus or Vancouver, must have flexibility to travel, and work at both Campus.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in English, Psychology, or any other Humanities subject area, 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
  • Timely filing of student tutoring reports using the College’s online reporting system
  • Coordinating with the Writing & Learning Centre Manager and faculty members for assistance in the Biology labs.
  • Being an integral part of the Writing & Learning Centreby creating online resources applicable to courses in Math and Biology.
  • 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 with your resume and cover letter to resume@alexandercollege.ca. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. No phone calls please. Thank-you!

Biology Specialist (lab assistant and tutor)

TITLE: Writing and Learning Center Subject Area Specialist (SAS) – Math and Science

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Reports to the Writing and Learning Centre Manager

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:

Full time (approximately 40 hours per week), Term (semester) contract, with the possibility of new contracts in subsequent terms.

WORK WEEK:

  • Monday – Saturday, approximately 40 hours a week

LOCATION:

  • Primarily Alexander College Burnaby Campus with flexibility to travel, and work at the Vancouver Campus.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science (Biology preferred) or Math Degree, 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
  • Timely filing of student tutoring reports using the College’s online reporting system
  • Coordinating with the Writing & Learning Centre Manager and faculty members for assistance in the Biology labs.
  • Being an integral part of the Writing & Learning Centreby creating online resources applicable to courses in Math and Biology.
  • 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 with your resume and cover letter to resume@alexandercollege.ca. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. No phone calls please. Thank-you!

Student Worker

We are currently seeking enthusiastic and motivated individuals to provide general support at our college campuses. Student workers are employed on a temporary, contractual basis.

We are hiring student workers for the Spring 2018 Term, for Burnaby and Vancouver campuses.

Under the direct supervision and guidance of Alexander College staff, student workers have a broad scope of duties:

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

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

Your application should include:

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

HOW TO APPLY:

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

Asian Studies Instructor

Department:Humanities

Type:Part-time, contract

Term:2018 Fall Term

Location:Vancouver or Burnaby Campus

Position Description:

The Ideal candidate will be capable of teaching the following ASIA courses:

  • ASIA 100: Contemporary China
  • ASIA 101: Contemporary Japan
  • ASIA 200: Chinese Civilization & Society

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

Qualifications for Asia Studies Instructor

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

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!

English Instructor

Department:English

Type:Part-time, contract

Term:2018 Fall Term

Location:Vancouver or Burnaby Campus

Course Details:

The Ideal candidate will be capable of teaching the following ENGL courses:

  • English 100: Strategies for University Writing

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

Qualifications for English Faculty:

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

HOW TO APPLY:

If you are interested and want to apply, please submit a PDF copy of 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

DEPARTMENT:Commerce

TYPE:Part-time, contract

TERM: 2018 Fall Term

LOCATION:Vancouver/Burnaby Campus

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Ideal candidate will be capable of teaching one or more of the following COMM courses:

COMM 292 – Management and Organizational Behaviour
Behaviour in organizations as it affects people as individuals, their relationships with others, their performance in groups, and their effectiveness at work.

COMM 280– Small Business and Entrepreneurship
This course provides an introduction to the mechanics and choices associated with establishing and running a small business. It focuses particularly on an examination of the implications of growing the business, both for the enterprise itself and for the entrepreneur.

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

QUALIFICATIONS FOR COMM INSTRUCTOR:

  • Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Business, or equivalent
  • 2 years teaching equivalent courses at a post-secondary institution
  • Industry experience will be considered an asset
  • 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 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

TITLE: Sociology Instructor Alexander College (Sessional)

Department:Humanities

Type:Part-time, contract

Term:2019 Winter Term

Location: Vancouver or Burnaby Campus

Position Description:

The Ideal candidate will be capable of teaching one or more of the following SOCI courses:

  • SOCI 100: Introduction to Sociology
  • An introduction to the discipline of sociology, beginning with an overview of sociological theory and methods. The main part of the course focuses on key substantive areas of the discipline, and compares current Canadian sociological data with findings from elsewhere. Students learn to see themselves and the world in which they live through various sociological perspectives.
  • SOCI 103: Canadian Society
  • The study of Canada as a developed, ethnically diverse, and multicultural society, with special attention to the adaptation experiences of its Asian immigrant groups and their descendants: Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Vietnamese, and South Asian.
  • SOCI 200: Research Methods and 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.
  • SOCI 210: Crime and Society
  • An introduction to the study of crime, criminality and corrections in the context of contemporary Canadian society. The aim of the course is to promote critical thinking about official responses to crime.

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 Sociology 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

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!