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Great Receptionist, Administrative Assistant, an absolute Super Helper

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.

Columbia College is currently seeking an experienced Receptionist/ Administrative Assistant/ Super Helper who is versatile, energetic, proactive and friendly.

If you are a social and cheerful person who have fun talking and supporting high school students from all over the world, instructors and visitors with all sorts of questions, this wonderful job opportunity is for you! 

You should also be comfortable using a computer, be open to learning new things and willing to help out others when something needs to get done.  You need to be a self-starter with strong organizational and interpersonal skills, and be able to effectively prioritize and multi-task in an educational environment.

This role reports to the Head of the Secondary Program and to the Dean of the English  Language Centre (ELC).

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES include, but not limited to:

  • Provide support for high school and ELC students, administration and instructors.
  • Coordinate administrative functions such as mail and courier shipments, annual water testing.
  • Schedule maintenance of photocopiers and office equipment.
  • Manage a multi-line telephone system and follow up on telephone and email inquiries in a timely and professional manner.

Reception:

  • Greet and assists students, staff and guests in a professional and friendly manner.
  • Monitor visitor access and maintain security awareness.
  • Answer general phone inquiries using a professional and courteous manner.
  • Direct phone to the appropriate staff members.
  • Provide general information.

Office administration:

  • Use computer word processing and CAMS to prepare student letters and documents.
  • Sort incoming mail, faxes, and courier deliveries for distribution.
  • Prepare and send outgoing faxes, mail, and courier parcels.
  • Reply incoming general e-mails.
  • Forward voice mail from the general mailbox to the appropriate staff member.
  • Post class cancellations.
  • Order office supplies ensuring that basic supplies are always available.
  • Handle general building maintenance requests.
  • File material according to the established procedures.
  • Update and ensure the accuracy of student information in CAMS.
  • Ship school brochures to the fair venues for Admission Officers.
  • Check the copiers’ meter every month and send the report to Docusystem.
  • Arrange staff mailboxes before semester begins.
  • Assign staff voicemail.
  • Close petty cash fund at the end of the day.
  • Update the telephone directory periodically.
  • Handle incoming test results (TOEFL, IELTS, SAT).

Maintain office records:

  • Ensure filing systems are maintained and up to date.
  • Define procedures for record retention
  • Ensure protection and security of files and records.
  • Ensure effective transfer of files and records.
  • Transfer and dispose of records according to retention schedules and policies.

Student Services

  • Process Transcript requests and Letters for students.
  • Schedule tests (LWA, MPT, EPT).
  • Book appointments for course planning and registration during orientation.
  • Issue Letter of Acceptance if necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Energetic, proactive and positive.
  • Experience in office administration.
  • Strong verbal and written English communication skills, with exemplary telephone and email etiquette.
  • Hard worker and willing to learn and take on responsibilities
  • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering information.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Effective organizational skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Excel.
  • Able to use multi-line phone system.
  • Knowledge and ability to use various office equipment including photocopy machines and scanners.
  • Occupational First Aid or willingness to achieve minimum Level 2 Certification.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Please submit a cover letter and resume (consolidated into one PDF or Word document) by July 31st, 2017 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.


Psychology Sessional Instructors – Fall Semester

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.

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

Our ideal candidates must have:

Master’s degree in Psychology
Experience teaching Psychology 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 September 2017 and will end December 2017.

We offer an attractive compensation: $7531.89 per course for a Master’s degree holder and $8,406.74 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) before July 24th, 2017 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.


Art Sessional Instructor – Fall Semester

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.

Columbia College is looking for an Art Sessional Instructor to teach in our University Transfer Programs the following course:

Art 210 – Contemporary Art in Canada: Tuesday and Friday from 12:00pm to 14:00pm

Our ideal candidates must have:

Master’s degree in Fine Arts
Experience teaching Art History 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 September 2017 and will end December 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) before July 14th, 2017 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.


Business Sessional Instructors – Fall Semester

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.

Columbia College is looking for Business Sessional Instructors to teach in our University Transfer Program the following courses:

  • Business 250: Introduction to Marketing
  • Business 272: Organizational Behaviour
  • Business 290: Management Science Corporate
  • Business 298: Corporate Finance and Capital Markets

Our ideal candidates must have:

  • An MBA.
  • Experience teaching Business 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 September 2017 and will end September 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) before July 15th 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.


Social Studies High School Instructor - Fall Semester

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.

Columbia College is looking for a High School Instructor to teach Social Studies during the Fall Semester (September - December).

The successful candidate must have:

  • a Bachelor ‘s Degree in Education;
  • a BC Public or Independent School Teaching Certificate;
  • High School teaching experience;
  • ability to teach to a diverse student body;
  • exceptional classroom management skills/strategies;
  • excellent communication and interpersonal skills and
  • ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, support staff and parents (located out of the country).

The gross salary paid per course is $8,887.25 for BA holder. When the instructor has a BA and PDP, the gross salary paid per course is $9,228.24.  The gross remuneration per course is $9,792.03 when the candidate holds a Master’s degree in Education.

We are currently accepting applications. Please submit a cover letter and resume (consolidated into one PDF or Word document) before July 17th, 2017 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.


Science 10 High School Instructor - Fall Semester

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.

Columbia College is looking for a High School Instructor to teach Science 10 during the Fall Semester (September - December).

The successful candidate must have:

  • a Bachelor of Science degree.
  • a BC Public or Independent School Teaching Certificate;
  • High School teaching experience;
  • ability to teach to a diverse student body;
  • exceptional classroom management skills/strategies;
  • excellent communication and interpersonal skills and
  • ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, support staff and parents (located out of the country).

The gross salary paid per course is $8,887.25 for BA holder. When the instructor has a BA and PDP, the gross salary paid per course is $9,228.24.  The gross remuneration per course is $9,792.03 when the candidate holds a Master of Science degree.

We are currently accepting applications. Please submit a cover letter and resume (consolidated into one PDF or Word document) before July 17th, 2017 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.


Chemistry 11 High School Instructor - Fall Semester

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.

Columbia College is looking for a High School Instructor to teach Chemistry 11 during the Fall Semester (September - December).

The successful candidate must have:

  • a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry;
  • a BC Public or Independent School Teaching Certificate;
  • High School teaching experience;
  • ability to teach to a diverse student body;
  • exceptional classroom management skills/strategies;
  • excellent communication and interpersonal skills and
  • ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, support staff and parents (located out of the country).

The gross salary paid per course is $8,887.25 for BA holder. When the instructor has a BA and PDP, the gross salary paid per course is $9,228.24.  The gross remuneration per course is $9,792.03 when the candidate holds a Master’s degree in Chemistry.

We are currently accepting applications. Please submit a cover letter and resume (consolidated into one PDF or Word document) before July 17th, 2017 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.


Geography Sessional Instructors – Fall Semester

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.

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

Our ideal candidates must have:

  • Master’s degree in Geography.
  • Experience teaching Geography 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 September 2017 and will end December 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) before July 17th, 2017 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 Instructor – Fall Semester

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.

Columbia College is looking for Criminology Sessional Instructors to teach the following course in University Transfer Programs:

Criminology 251: The Psychological Explanations of Criminal Behaviour (Monday and Thursday from 10:00am to 12:00pm)

Our ideal candidate 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.

This part-time sessional position will commence September 2017 and will end December 2017.

We offer an attractive compensation: $7,531.39 per course for a Master’s degree holder and $8,406.74 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) before July 27th, 2017 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.


Anthropology Sessional Instructors – Fall Semester

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.

Columbia College is looking for Anthropology Sessional Instructors to teach the following courses in our University Transfer Programs:

  • Introductory Anthropology – Wednesday and Saturday from 8:00am to 10:00am
  • Introductory Anthropology – Wednesday and Saturday from 14:00pm to 16:00pm
  • Introductory Anthropology – Monday and Thursday from 12:00pm to 14:00pm      (only during the first half of the semester, from September 4th to October 19th)

Our ideal candidates must have:

  • Master’s degree in Anthropology.
  • Experience teaching Anthropology 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 September 2017 and will end December 2017.  We offer an attractive compensation: $7,531.39 per course for a Master’s degree holder and $8,406.74 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) before July 27th, 2017 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 - Fall Semester

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.

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

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 September 2017 and will end December 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) before July 17th, 2017 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.


Sociology Sessional Instructors - Fall Semester

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.

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

Our ideal candidates must have:

  • Master’s degree in Sociology.
  • Experience teaching Sociology 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 September 2017 and will end December 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) before July 17th, 2017 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.


Communication Sessional Instructors - Fall Semester

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. 

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 September 2017 and will end December 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) before July 17th, 2017 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.


ESL Instructors on Call

Columbia College's English Language Centre is seeking instructors for all levels of instruction. Students enrolled in the program, both international and domestic, are developing their English language skills in preparation for post-secondary study.

Our ideal candidates must have:

  • Master’s Degree in English/ESL
  • TESL/TESOL teaching certification. 
  • EAP teaching experience.
  • Minimum three years of teaching experience in the field.

Please submit a cover letter and resume (consolidated into 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.