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.

Admissions Officer

POSITION OVERVIEW: Reporting to the Associate Registrar and/or Registrar, the Officer, Office of the Registrar is 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. The Officer also meets with students on a drop-in basis and works to resolve their inquiries in a friendly and efficient manner.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:

Reports to the Associate Registrar and/or Registrar

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:

Full-time (40 hours), permanent

WORK WEEK:

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

LOCATION:

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

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor degree, preferably from a BC post-secondary institution
  • Minimum of one year related work experience in a clerical or service-oriented role
  • Work experience within an education setting is an asset

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively in a multicultural environment
  • Highly organized, diligent, and detail-oriented
  • Superior problem solving capabilities
  • Highly efficient, and able to handle multiple deadlines and projects within a results-oriented environment
  • Ability to explain and apply College, government, and departmental policies, procedures, and guidelines
  • Proven ability to exercise tact and discretion
  • Willingness to work as part of a team
  • Strong business writing and professional editing capabilities
  • Intermediate proficiency with MS Office suite

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Admissions

  • Assess new student applications to determine admissibility and course/program eligibility based on established guidelines and policy
  • Perform data entry with a high degree of accuracy using a database system
  • Assist applicants with admission requests and appeals

Registration

  • Troubleshoot registration issues for students (expired documents, prerequisite/co-requisite issues, repeated courses, etc.)
  • Determine course eligibility and perform overrides as authorized
  • Assist students with registration requests and appeals
  • Assist students with course withdrawal, program, or status changes

Registrar Services

  • Ensure that College policy and procedure are consistently applied and followed
  • Assist students to submit transfer credit requests
  • Coordinate and record the evaluation of non-articulated coursework by faculty

Financial Aid

  • Answer basic questions about financial aid
  • Assist students to complete forms
  • Maintain financial aid records

Student Records

  • Authenticate documentation submitted by students
  • Update student database records
  • Regularly maintain student records, perform filing, scanning, digital archiving, etc.
  • Accurately and efficiently fulfill document orders using a database system

Other

  • Provide assistance on projects or other tasks to the Associate 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 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:

Part-time Administrative Assistant and Receptionist

What we are looking for: For the Administrative Assistant and Receptionist Position, we are looking for a friendly, energetic, professional, and hardworking individual with a team player attitude 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:

Part-time, Temporary

WORK WEEK:

  • Saturday shifts will be mandatory (8:00am – 4:30pm or 8:30am – 5:00pm). Potential for additional shifts during week days, Monday-Friday, daytime or evening shifts.  Flexibility will be required.
  • 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
  • Bachelors Degree, preferably from a BC post-secondary institution, will be considered an asset
  • 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, organizing Staff Birthday celebrations, Birthday cards, etc.
  • 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

Compensation: $17-18/hour

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.

Library Assistant

TITLE: Library Assistant

POSITION OVERVIEW:  Under the direction of the Librarian(s), the AC Library Assistant is responsible for providing basic library staffing and service continuity to ensure that the Library continues to support the academic culture of Alexander College during assigned hours when classes are being offered.

The Assistant is responsible for performing duties related to the circulation of library materials, providing information concerning library policies and resources to users, and maintaining equipment and supplies within the Library space, among other duties as assigned.

An ideal candidate for this position would possess a basic interest in research, literature, and some aspects of librarianship. The successful candidate should also have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, good interpersonal and service skills, and a willingness to learn the basic functions of library automation.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:

The Library Assistant will report to the Library Supervisor.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:

Part time, Contract.

WORK WEEK:

The Library Assistant will work 20 hours per week.

  • Hours will be assigned by the Library Supervisor.
  • Evenings and Saturdays will be required.

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

Supplementary tutorial hours will be available at the discretion of the College, with up to a maximum of 20 hours available per week.

LOCATION:

Burnaby and Vancouver Campuses, flexibility to travel between campuses will be required.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Diploma or Degree in a related field
    • Preference will be given to candidates with a college diploma/degree preferably in library and information technology.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Excellent interpersonal & relationship building skills
  • 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
  • Knowledge of the BC College and University system

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Primary

  • Manage the library facility
    • Hardware and printing support
    • Ensure that library users are behaving appropriately
      • Clean minor messes and trash
    • Manage the print collection
      • Keep the bookshelves organized
      • Return books to shelves when they are returned
  • Creating student cards
    • Ensure records are accurate and adhere to stated library policy
  •  Circulation
    • Use the catalogue to check books and DVDs in and out of the library
    • Process late fee payments
    • Demonstrate and provide access to databases and digital assets.
  • Provide reports to librarians
    • Prepare and submit reports in a timely manner, as requested by the librarians
    • Notify librarians of any emerging concerns or issues pertaining to either library

Secondary

  • Participating in Library unit meetings.
  • May be required to support wider administrative functions throughout the College as assigned by the Librarians or Directors
  • Tutorial services will include:
    • 1-1 tutorial services with students
    • Workshops and presentations

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.

Security Administrative Assistant

POSITION OVERVIEW: The Security Administrative Assistant’s primary responsibility is to provide general security for the campus by monitoring activity and responding to suspicious situations. Secondary responsibilities are providing front desk customer service to students, staff, instructors and administration members. The Security Receptionist works in conjunction with the Front Desk Administrative Assistant team.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Reports to the Campus Operations Manager

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part-time,Temporary Contract with potential for renewal

COMPENSATION: $17 – $18 per hour

WORK WEEK AND LOCATION:

  • Saturday shifts required. Hours will vary depending on semester. Flexibility may be required Evening shifts will be required. Primarily Vancouver Campus, some Burnaby campus; flexibility to travel between campuses may 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

  • 1 year experience providing general security for an office or college
  • 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

Security Duties:

  • Consistent monitoring of Reception area of campus
  • Actively greeting all new visitors to campus, escorting or directing to appropriate offices
  • Regularly checking other areas of campus for new visitors, ensuring that they have a legitimate reason to be on campus
  • Escorting prohibited persons off campus
  • Assisting staff when behavioral situations arise
  • Responding to alarms and emergency situations
  • Contact appropriate authorities in case of emergency

Reception Duties:

  • Providing first point of contact and customer service
  • Check-in for Admissions appointments, Assessment Tests, check-in for make-up exam
  • 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
  • Assessing supply levels and assisting with ordering of basic facility needs (e.g., staff food, coffee supplies, toner, basic office supplies, etc.)
  • Filing
  • 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

Other

  • 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.

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!

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: 2019 Winter 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: 2019 Winter 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.

  • English 101: Introduction to Fiction

The aim of English 101 is to help students understand and appreciate works of fiction, especially short stories, novels, and novellas. Students will learn the elements of fiction, including plot, theme, character, style, symbolism, point-of-view, and form. They will learn how the authors of the works they study were influenced by the historical and socio-cultural context within which the authors worked. Students will apply this knowledge to a range of stories and novels to deepen their understanding and determine how the works they study are relevant to their own life and time.

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: 2019 Winter Term

LOCATION:Vancouver/Burnaby Campus

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

  • COMM 100 – Introduction to Business

This course provides an understanding of different business types, structures, functions and activities within the Canadian context, and an understanding of the forces (both internal and external to a company) that impact businesses and their performance. The course material will be applicable to all the main types of business ownership, i.e. sole proprietorships, partnerships and corporations.

  • 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.

  • COMM 281 – Human Resources Management

An introduction to the field of human resources management and its contribution to the effectiveness of organizations and their employees.

  • 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.

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!

English for Academic Purposes Instructor

English for Academic Purposes Instructor – Intermediate level courses

Department: English for Academic Purposes

Type: Part time, contract

The EAP Department at Alexander College is currently looking for qualified Instructors to teach in our English for Academic Purposes program.

Term: Winter 2019

Location: Burnaby or Vancouver Campus

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in a related discipline
  • TESOL, TESL or CELTA Certificate
  • Demonstrated success in innovative or student-centered teaching techniques
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of learning outcomes is considered an asset

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!