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.

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.

Laboratory Technician

TITLE: Laboratory Technician

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Laboratory Technician is responsible for preparation and setting up of lab materials, equipment and supplies for lab and field trip exercises associated with Biology and Chemistry courses on the Vancouver campus. Duties include assisting instructors in teaching lab-related and subject area concepts and tutoring as required in these subject areas. In consultation with instructors and the Dean, the laboratory technician has overall responsibility for lab safety procedures, ordering equipment and materials, maintaining inventories, testing and upkeep of laboratory equipment, and general oversight of the Biology-Chemistry laboratory. Between teaching periods and during the Spring and Summer terms, the Laboratory Technician undertakes major ordering, updating, maintenance and testing tasks; conducts dry runs of new lab activities (with the instructor) to make sure all of the equipment and labs are effective; and updating of inventories and prep sheets.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:

Writing and Learning Centre Manager and Dean of Arts and Sciences

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:

Full-time, Permanent

WORK WEEK:

This position requires the employee to work 40 hours per week, distributed as much as possible during regular business hours. Some evening work may be required to accommodate evening labs and other WLC duties.

LOCATION:

Vancouver Campus

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

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

QUALIFICATIONS:

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

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Sets up and prepares lab activities before of the scheduled start time of the lab (prepares necessary solutions and equipment setup), cleans up materials and equipment after lab sessions are finished
  • Attends chemistry and biology labs as an assistant and support for the instructor
  • Instructs the students on correct laboratory, safety and clean-up practices
  • Helps the instructor achieve learning objectives by arranging extra-class tutoring sessions or by supporting and setting up in-class activities in small groups during tutorials
  • Tutors students in a group setting or on an individual basis in biology and chemistry as required and as time allows
  • Ensures that proper laboratory practices are followed in the lab at all times, particularly with respect to safety procedures
  • Assists with field trips ensuring that correct sampling procedures and safety practices are followed
  • Invigilates during lab quizzes and exams
  • Assists with marking technical aspects of laboratory reports (results, tables, graphs, etc.) as required
  • Writes, maintains and modifies laboratory prep sheets
  • Carries out planning, ordering and receiving all laboratory supplies (e.g., glassware, chemicals, instrumentation, etc.)
  • Ensures correct storage and use of incompatible chemicals/materials in the lab
  • Ensures that all instrumentation is regularly maintained and in good working order
  • As a member of OHSC, participates in the planning and implementation of regular safety inspections of the lab and its contents
  • Regularly checks safety materials in the lab to ensure they are at peak operating capacity (e.g., fire extinguisher, eyewash stations, safety showers, fire blanket, first aid kit, etc.)
  • Organizes and monitors hazardous waste and animal waste disposal
  • Troubleshoots and repairs malfunctioning lab equipment
  • Maintains and updates all inventories, equipment maintenance & testing schedules, MSDS files, safety manuals; and monitors lab safety procedures and policies
  • Writes and modifies standard operating procedures (SOPs) for lab safety, fume hoods, etc. as required
  • Assists EAP instructors with developing hands-on science activities
  • Participates in the development of the lab program and lab activities with instructors
  • Assists the Director of Operations as required with planning and modifying laboratory facilities

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

HOW TO APPLY:

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!

Security and Receptionist

TITLE: Security Receptionist

POSITION OVERVIEW: The Security Receptionist’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 Office Assistant team.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Reports to the Campus Director

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Temporary Contract: 6 months

COMPENSATION: $17 per hour

WORK WEEK AND LOCATION :

Monday to Friday, Full Time. Hours will vary depending on semester. Flexibility may be required Evening shifts will be required with adequate notice given. 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

 

About Alexander College:

Alexander College is a private post-secondary institution that offers academic preparation and university level courses.

Our academic preparation courses prepare students for the many challenges faced in university level studies. Students enrolled in our university level courses may work towards a 2-year Associate of Arts Degree or Associate of Science Degree, awarded by Alexander College. Students wishing to continue their studies further can transfer their credits to many other institutions listed on the BC transfer guide. Our students regularly transfer to and complete bachelor’s degrees from the University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University, and the University of Victoria, among other institutions.

Both domestic and international students choose to study at Alexander College for its small class sizes, positive community atmosphere and exceptional instructors. The College provides strong support for instructors, as they help students archive academic success, the first and foremost goal for Alexander College

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!

Part Time Jobs at Alexander College:

Commerce Instructor

TITLE: Commerce Instructor (Sessional)

DEPARTMENT: Commerce

TYPE: Part-time, contract

TERM: Spring 2018

LOCATION: Vancouver/Burnaby Campus

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

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

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

About Alexander College:

Alexander College is a private post-secondary institution that offers academic preparation and university level courses.

Our academic preparation courses prepare students for the many challenges faced in university level studies. Students enrolled in our university level courses may work towards a 2-year Associate of Arts Degree or Associate of Science Degree, awarded by Alexander College. Students wishing to continue their studies further can transfer their credits to many other institutions listed on the BC transfer guide. Our students regularly transfer to and complete bachelor’s degrees from the University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University, and the University of Victoria, among other institutions.

Both domestic and international students choose to study at Alexander College for its small class sizes, positive community atmosphere and exceptional instructors. The College provides strong support for instructors, as they help students achieve academic success, the first and foremost goal for Alexander College.

HOW TO APPLY:

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

Math Instructor

TITLE: Math Instructor Alexander College (Sessional)

DEPARTMENT: Math and Science

TYPE: Part-time, contract

TERM: Spring 2018

LOCATION: Vancouver/Burnaby Campus

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

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

  • Math 099 – Fundamentals of Algebra with Trigonometry

This is a bridging course to provide students with the fundamental mathematical knowledge necessary for success in university-level mathematics.

  • MATH 100 – Precalculus

This course will cover algebraic, exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions and their graphs. Conic sections, applications.

  • MATH 104 Differential Calculus w/Applications to Commerce & Social Sciences

This course will cover derivatives and rates of change, exponential and trigonometric functions, Newton’s method, Taylor series, maxima and minima, and graphing.

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 MATH INSTRUCTOR:

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

About Alexander College:

Alexander College is a private post-secondary institution that offers academic preparation and university level courses.

Our academic preparation courses prepare students for the many challenges faced in university level studies. Students enrolled in our university level courses may work towards a 2-year Associate of Arts Degree or Associate of Science Degree, awarded by Alexander College. Students wishing to continue their studies further can transfer their credits to many other institutions listed on the BC transfer guide. Our students regularly transfer to and complete bachelor’s degrees from the University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University, and the University of Victoria, among other institutions.

Both domestic and international students choose to study at Alexander College for its small class sizes, positive community atmosphere and exceptional instructors. The College provides strong support for instructors, as they help students achieve academic success, the first and foremost goal for Alexander College.

HOW TO APPLY:

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

Student 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!