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.

REMUNERATION: Based on relevant experience, education and qualifications.

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, VP Academic Affairs, and Directors to develop and maintain academic standards
  • Directs the Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness (including developing and overseeing program review and assessment, research projects, data collection and analysis)
  • Maintains classroom delivery standards
  • Coordinates development and maintenance of curriculum at the College
  • Directs interpretation and administration of College academic policies
  • Leads student learning outcomes assessment
  • 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
  • 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 Clerk

TITLE: Human Resources Clerk – 6 month contract with potential to become permanent

Alexander College is currently seeking a Full-time Human Resources Clerk!  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 Clerk position , we are looking for a friendly, detail oriented, professional, and hardworking individual with a team player attitude. The HR Clerk will work closely with the HR Generalist 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:

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

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

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

WORK WEEK: The Human Resources Clerk 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 or Diploma in Human Resources 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 Generalist 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 Generalist in organizing initiatives to improve the employee experience;
  • Assist HR Generalist 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 Generalist;
  • Assist HR Generalist in analyzing employee trends and creating relevant reports;
  • Other duties as assigned by the HR Generalist, Executive team, and Directors.

If you are interested in the above position and you would like to apply, please apply with your resume and cover letter . We prefer a PDF copy or your resume and cover letter. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. No phone calls please. Thank-you!

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.

 

English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Department Head

TITLE: English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Department Head

Alexander College is currently seeking a Full-time EAP Department Head! 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!

What we are looking for: For the EAP Department Head position , we are looking for an experienced EAP instructor/administrator that is a detail oriented, professional, and hardworking individual with a team player attitude. The EAP Department Head will work closely with the Director of Academic Affairs and the EAP faculty. We want someone who is passionate about education and who is excited to grow with Alexander College!

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The English for Academic Purposes Department Head, in collaboration with and reporting to the Director of Academic Affairs (DAA) and EAP faculty, will update and revise curriculum, monitor placement, advise students, evaluate faculty, support faculty professional development, and continuously improve the EAP academic community.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:

Reports to the Director of Academic Affairs (DAA)

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:

Full-time, Permanent

WORKING HOURS:

Work hours will be 40 hours per week during regular business hours that include Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:30pm, and some evenings and weekends as required.

LOCATION:

This position will require travel between the Burnaby campus and the Vancouver campus.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master of Arts Degree in TESL or equivalent with relevant experience also considered
  • Minimum two years’ supervisory experience
  • Two to five years’ experience teaching English for Academic Purposes
  • Minimum two years’ experience administering a program dedicated to English for Academic Purposes
  • Minimum one year of experience in gathering data, analyzing, and reporting metrics

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Exceptional leadership skills, knowledge, and experience
  • Excellent instructional capability
  • Strong experience in EAP program administration
  • Proficient with educational technology including databases and LMSs
  • Superior oral and written communication skills

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Faculty Development:

  • Collaborate with the DAA in instructor evaluation and continuous instructor improvement.
  • Conduct gap analysis on EAP program to better understand components hindering student success.
  • Organize professional development activities to improve EAP instruction.
  • Participate and encourage participation in Instructional Skills Workshop for EAP instructors.
  • As required, teach EAP courses as mutually agreed upon.

Program Development:

  • Work with faculty and administration to revise and update relevant EAP curriculum, as needed.
  • Work alongside the Placement Testing Administrator to monitor placement and improve placement protocols, as required.
  • Be accountable for student success in the EAP program and intervene, as required, in the interest of improving student success rates.
  • Research new initiatives for the College to promote strategies that will best support improvement in students’ English fluency and academic requirements.

Administration:

  • Create a Midterm Grade Report summary (compiled from Instructors’ Midterm Grade Reports) each major term and submit to the Director of Operations and the Director of Academic Affairs.
  • Regularly submit reports to relevant stakeholders pertaining to all research efforts within the purview of this position.
  • Liaise between the Instructional and Administrative staff for the EAP department.
  • Schedule and chair Department and level meetings as required.
  • In collaboration with the DAA, hire and organize EAP Classroom Support for class coverage for scheduled meetings.
  • Other duties as required for all categories.

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.

Coordinator - Curriculum Development and Faculty Support

Alexander College is currently seeking a Permanent, Full-time Coordinator of Curriculum Development and Faculty of Support for our Centre for Teaching and Learning! 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, Resume AND a sample of either an instructional design project you have done or your portfolio!

What we are looking for: For the Coordinator – Curriculum Development and Faculty Support position, we are looking for a professional, detail oriented, and hardworking individual with a team player attitude who will be able to assist our growing faculty team. The Coordinator will work closely with the Director of Academic Affairs and the Alexander College teaching faculty in our Centre for Teaching and Learning. This individual will help support instructors in their use of educational technology.

TITLE: Coordinator – Curriculum Development and Faculty Support

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:

Dean of Arts and Sciences

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:

Full-time (40 hours per week), Permanent

WORK WEEK:

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

LOCATION:

Primarily Alexander College Burnaby Campus but flexibility to travel between, and work at, Alexander College Vancouver Campus.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master’s Degree in Instructional Design, Educational Technology, Education or related field
  • Instructional Design experience with evidence of curriculum projects
  • Two years classroom and/or online teaching of adult learners
  • Two years administrative/leadership experience

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Familiarity with Learner Management Systems, Microsoft Office
  • Excellent interpersonal, relationship, and community building skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Superior team work capabilities
  • Superior oral and written communication skills
  • Able to maintain and inspire professionalism and cordiality when working with others
  • Strong ability to take initiative and complete tasks as assigned
  • Solution orientated
  • Strong ability to proactively, critically, and collaboratively problem solve

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaboratively develop and coordinate the faculty support operations
  • Develop and deliver workshops to support institutional teaching and learning excellence
  • Meet with faculty, staff, management and stakeholders as required
  • Support curriculum development processes
  • Continuously research, analyze, recommend, and train faculty on learning technology (These may include Canvas or other LMS systems, software, apps, and emerging technologies)
  • Create, shape, and inspire faculty to routinely use a technological support system
  • Liaise with other divisions to ensure course and subject and website pages meet design requirements, alignment and currency
  • Implement, analyze, and report general data collection to determine/improve overall academic effectiveness
  • Contribute to reports (term, annual, other)
  • Assist Dean and Director of Academic Affairs as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

 

If you are interested in the above position and you would like to apply, please apply with your resume, cover letter, and a sample of either an instructional design project you have done or your portfolio to resume@alexandercollege.ca. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. No phone calls please. Thank-you!

 

IT Support Technician

TITLE: IT Support Technician

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The IT Support Technician is responsible for general oversight of the regular day to day functioning of IT services at one or more of the College’s campuses. The Technician is therefore the main point of contact for many employees’ IT needs on an ongoing basis. The Technician is further required to perform any reasonable tasks outlined by the Division Manager or the Director during the term of employment.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:

IT Manager, Director of Operations

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:

Full time (40 hours per week)

WORK WEEK:

Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm

LOCATION: Burnaby, Surrey and Vancouver Campus (All campuses accessible by transit). The IT Support Technician will be required to work 8 hours per day, 5 days a week. The technician’s time will be predominantly spent at one campus (Burnaby or Vancouver). However, travel to the other campuses (Alexander College Vancouver or Burnaby; Brighton College Surrey or Burnaby) is required on an as-needs basis for technical inquiries, meetings, etc.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Diploma or Degree in a relevant field;
  • Strong knowledge of computer hardware, software, applications, and network systems;
  • Skillful in troubleshooting technology-related problems in a busy working environment;
  • Strong familiarity with OS, Win7, Win10, Win 2003, 2012R2, applications, Office 2007 & 2010, Office365, Peripherals and network;
  • Experience working with Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, Roaming profile, VLAN, VPN, and Virtualization (vSphere, ESXi6.0/6.5);
  • Experience maintaining a ticketing and inventory system.

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.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Meetings – The technician is required to attend such meetings as are necessary for the College’s general development. These typically include monthly staff meetings and monthly IT Division meetings.

2. IT support:

  • Provides onsite first-level IT Help Desk support for staff regarding all IT issues;
  • Provides onsite help-desk and first-line technical support for all technologies, including network/Internet connectivity, application and infrastructure issues, and telephone support;
  • Monitors performance and availability of hardware, systems, applications and links to ensure system and application service level availability objectives are met or exceeded;
  • Sets up user mailboxes;
  • Reports incident conditions immediately to senior/lead staff to expedite restoration of service or to eliminate the potential for a service disruption situation;
  • Provides cost effective first level IT support by applying known solutions to problems or performing basic research;
  • Generates detailed Incident or Service Tickets;
  • Notifies customers and provides regular updates on major system issues;
  • Oversees basic operational processes and verification including desktop hardware and operating systems (e.g. MS Windows) and standard suite of software (e.g. MS Office) patches;
  • Contributes to overall business results by making recommendations that significantly improve operational efficiency and effectiveness;
  • Maintains Active Directory new users, Exchange mailboxes, server health reviews for student network;
  • Monitors IT facilities including projectors, screens, and printers to ensure IT equipment operates in a consistently good condition;

3. Reporting:

  • Prepares daily IT Issue reports and campus-wide facilities monthly check reports, for submission to the IT Division Manager.

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!

Custodian

TITLE: Custodian

What we are looking for: Alexander College is currently seeking a Permanent, Full-time Daytime Custodian for our Burnaby Campus. 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! Our Burnaby Campus is conveniently located in the Metrotown area, on the corner of Kingsway and McKay.

POSITION OVERVIEW: The Custodian works with operations to ensure that staff, faculty and student areas are clean and conducive to positive learning and working.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Reports to the Director(s) and Facilities Manager

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time (40 hours per week), permanent

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

LOCATION: Alexander College, Burnaby Campus

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum 6 month’s experience in a similar capacity or role

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Cleaning classrooms and all student and staff work areas
  • Recycling and garbage removal
  • Window and mirror cleaning
  • Dusting and wiping of surfaces
  • Cleaning bathrooms
  • Cleaning lunch room
  • Sweeping, mopping, and vacuuming floors
  • Maintenance of storage areas
  • Changing light bulbs and refilling supplies (i.e. hand sanitizer)
  • Ordering supplies necessary to complete the job
  • Assisting with minor repairs and facilities improvements, as required
  • Reporting to the Facilities Manager(s) when questions or concerns arise
  • Any other tasks as assigned by the Facilities Manager or Director

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!

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