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Instructors at Columbia College are expected to hold a (minimum) Master’s degree or equivalent in the subject area, or a closely-related subject area, and have extensive teaching experience (minimum three years). Teachers of courses in the Secondary Program must hold valid BC Teaching Certificates (or be willing to apply for certification). Experience teaching second-language students would be an asset. Applicants for ESL teaching positions must have appropriate certification.


Communication Sessional Instructors – Summer Semester

Columbia College is looking for Communication Sessional Instructors to teach in our University Transfer Programs.

Our ideal candidates must have:

• Master’s degree in Communication.
• Experience teaching Communication at another post-secondary institution.
• Demonstrated success in innovative or student-centered teaching techniques.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Experience in teaching a diverse student body.

These part-time sessional positions will commence May 2017 and will end August 2017.

We offer an attractive compensation: $7,348.19 per course for a Master’s degree holder and $8,201.70 per course for a PhD holder

We are currently accepting applications. Please submit a cover letter and resume (consolidated into one PDF or Word document) by March 13th to Denise Guiblejman, HR Manager at: careers@columbiacollege.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest in the position, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Political Science Sessional Instructors – Summer Semester

Columbia College is looking for Political Science Sessional Instructors to teach in our University Transfer Programs.

Our ideal candidates must have:

• Master’s degree in Political Science.
• Experience teaching Political Science at another post-secondary institution.
• Demonstrated success in innovative or student-centered teaching techniques.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Experience in teaching a diverse student body.

These part-time sessional positions will commence May 2017 and will end August 2017.

We offer an attractive compensation: $7,348.19 per course for a Master’s degree holder and $8,201.70 per course for a PhD holder

We are currently accepting applications. Please submit a cover letter and resume (consolidated into one PDF or Word document) by March 13th to Denise Guiblejman, HR Manager at: careers@columbiacollege.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest in the position, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Computer Science Sessional Instructors – Summer Semester

Columbia College is looking for Computer Science Sessional Instructors to teach in our University Transfer Programs.

Our ideal candidates must have:

• Master’s degree in Computer Science.
• Experience teaching Computer Science at another post-secondary institution.
• Demonstrated success in innovative or student-centered teaching techniques.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Experience in teaching a diverse student body.

These part-time sessional positions will commence May 2017 and will end August 2017.

We offer an attractive compensation: $7,348.19 per course for a Master’s degree holder and $8,201.70 per course for a PhD holder

We are currently accepting applications. Please submit a cover letter and resume (consolidated into one PDF or Word document), including two references from Computer Science Professors in respect of teaching competence and professional development by March 13th to Denise Guiblejman, HR Manager at: careers@columbiacollege.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest in the position, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Criminology Sessional Instructors – Summer Semester

Columbia College is looking for Criminology Sessional Instructors to teach in our University Transfer Programs.

Our ideal candidates must have:

• Master’s degree in Criminology.
• Experience teaching Criminology at another post-secondary institution.
• Demonstrated success in innovative or student-centered teaching techniques.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Experience in teaching a diverse student body.

These part-time sessional positions will commence May 2017 and will end August 2017.

We offer an attractive compensation: $7,348.19 per course for a Master’s degree holder and $8,201.70 per course for a PhD holder

We are currently accepting applications. Please submit a cover letter and resume (consolidated into one PDF or Word document) by March 13th to Denise Guiblejman, HR Manager at: careers@columbiacollege.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest in the position, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Asian Studies Sessional Instructors – Summer Semester

Columbia College is looking for Asian Studies Sessional Instructors to teach in our University Transfer Programs the following courses.

• Asian Studies 110 – Introduction to East Asia (China)
• Asian Studies 120 – Introduction to East Asia (Japan)
• Asian Studies 150 – Introduction to South Asia. Indian Religions
• Asian Studies 213 – Religion, Myth and Literature in Indian Cinema

Our ideal candidates must have:

• Master’s degree in Asian Studies.
• Experience teaching Asian Studies at another post-secondary institution.
• Demonstrated success in innovative or student-centered teaching techniques.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Experience in teaching a diverse student body.

These part-time sessional positions will commence May 2017 and will end August 2017.

We offer an attractive compensation: $7,348.19 per course for a Master’s degree holder and $8,201.70 per course for a PhD holder

We are currently accepting applications. Please submit a cover letter and resume (consolidated into one PDF or Word document) by March 13th to Denise Guiblejman, HR Manager at: careers@columbiacollege.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest in the position, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Communications Coordinator

Columbia College is looking for a full-time Communications Coordinator to work 35 hours a week.

Founded in 1936, Columbia College is Canada's oldest international college. Located in Vancouver, the college has prepared thousands of young adults for entry into some of the leading universities in Canada and the United States.

This position will involve creating and implementing a communications strategy and framework for our Admissions & Student Services departments to help us grow our audience both locally and internationally, as well as continue to develop our on-campus community through campaigns and the use of social media.

Key duties will include:

• Developing, designing, and updating print materials for the college, such as the Viewbook, 1-page flyers, and other brochures as needed.
• Producing and updating multimedia presentations for recruitment purposes, such as visual presentations, promotional videos, etc.
• Selecting, placing, and coordinating advertisements for promotion of the college’s programs in newspapers and magazines both locally and internationally.
• Developing and maintaining an inventory of display materials and promotional items for the college.
• Working with our Recruiters to develop and implement communication plans with prospective students, including email campaigns and country-specific visit updates.
• Overseeing the college’s online presence, including maintaining and updating of the college’s website, social media accounts, search engine optimization, and other digital marketing projects.
• Supervising the Social Media & Website Coordinator to ensure that the communications needs of the Student Services department are met.
• Any other duties determined by the Recruitment & Marketing Committee.

Qualifications:

• Undergraduate degree in Communications, or another relevant discipline. Minimum of three years’ experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Fluency in English and the ability to compose correspondence, reports, presentations, and other written materials using clear concise business English appropriate to the target audience.
• Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
• Proven experience with effectively utilizing social media.
• Able to select the most effective communication media for a given situation.
• Thorough, accurate, and have a high level of attention to detail.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
• Knowledge and use of InDesign, Photoshop, PowerPoint.
• Ability to foster and maintain cooperative and productive working relationships.
• Ability to work autonomously with minimal supervision, as well as collaboratively in a team environment.
• Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and priorities.
• Experience working in the higher education sector would be an asset.

Please submit a cover letter and resume (consolidated in one PDF or Word document) with contact information of two references by March 3rd  (consolidated in one PDF or Word document) to Denise Guiblejman, HR Manager at: careers@columbiacollege.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest in the position, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Part-Time Position Available: Payroll & Benefits Administrator

Columbia College is looking for a part-time Payroll Administrator to work 10 hours a week.

Overview

The Payroll Administrator is responsible for the timely and accurate processing of a Payroll for 150+ salaried and hourly employees using Ceridian (Powerpay).  This position reports to the Financial Controller.  The Payroll & Benefits Administrator would be assuring that compensation is administered according to the College’s working agreement and employment law.

Responsibilities

Payroll Administration:

• Processing full-cycle Payroll and year-end payroll for salaried, hourly employees in a timely and accurate manner using Ceridian – Powerpay.
• Processing information for new hires, leaves and terminations.
• Calculating and importing employee work hours from various sources.
• Processing statutory holiday and vacation pay.
• Reconciling and validating hours processed.
• Processing terminations (e.g., calculating final pay, accrued vacation, issuing ROEs etc.)
• Ensuring pay cheques / statements are distributed on time
• Processing off cycle payments as needed
• Running and verifying reports, ensuring data integrity.
• Filing payroll documents.
• Managing year end process.
• Preparing and distributing T4s.
• Ensuring government reporting and remittance requirements are met.

Leave of absence Administration:
• Administration of all employee leaves, including processing of applicable payments and collection of benefit premiums.

Benefits Administration:
• Processing enrolments, changes and cessations under our Group Insurance Plan as well as Group RRSP administration.

Qualifications

• Minimum 2-5 years working in a payroll and benefits environment, including full cycle payroll processing, administration of benefits, RRSP plan and leaves of absence.
• Experience with Ceridian. • Completion of Canadian Payroll Associations Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP)
• Strong knowledge of provincial employment standards, WCB and Canada Revenue Agency taxation guidelines as they relate to payroll and benefits.
• Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, Outlook.
• Ability to communicate effectively with internal staff and external contacts with tact, maturity, and extreme confidentiality.
• Extremely high level attention to detail and accuracy and work within strict deadlines.

Please submit a cover letter and resume (consolidated in one PDF or Word document) with contact information of two references by March 17th to Denise Guiblejman, HR Manager at: careers@columbiacollege.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest in the position, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.