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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 9th, 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 9th, 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 9th, 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 9th, 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 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 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 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 9th, 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 9th, 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 9th, 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 9th, 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.


Payroll Accountant

Are you a talented and experienced payroll administration specialist who also has an accounting background? Columbia College has an excellent opportunity for a Payroll Accountant for a one-year contract position on the Accounting/Finance team.

Employment Status: Full-Time, One-Year Contract

Department: Accounting/Finance

Reports To: Controller

Description:

The Payroll Accountant is responsible for the timely and accurate administration of payroll and benefits for 150+ salaried and hourly employees and faculty staff, maintenance of accounting records and reconciliations, and management of third-party payments. Additionally, this position is a combination of payroll and accounting duties, and will support the Controller by performing daily, monthly, and fiscal year-end accounting and payroll processes. Additional special projects may also be assigned. 

Key Accountabilities:

  • Hands-on processing of semi-monthly and monthly payroll for salary and hourly staff, including calculating and validating work hours from various sources and processing off-cycle payments as needed.
  • Administer all benefits in accordance with eligibility policies, and manage the termination process (final pay calculation, accrued vacation payout, and ROE issuance).
  • Maintain payroll and benefit financial transactions in accordance with organizational policy, auditing, and government requirements.
  • Prepare monthly and annual financial reports, including general ledger account reconciliations and supporting schedules and T4/T4A summaries, for review by Controller and remittance to CRA.
  • Administer third party payments (MSP, Worksafe BC, benefits provider, Group RRSP) and proactively resolve any issues.
  • Complete student ledger account transaction processing including cash receipts, refunds, adjustments and reconciliation of sub-ledger to general ledger control account.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent understanding of accounting practices and concepts in the education industry and non-profit sector.
  • Strong understanding of payroll regulatory requirements and benefit administration (Canada Revenue Agency, Worksafe BC, MSP, benefit provider, Group RRSP). 
  • Payroll processing (Ceridian PowerPay is a definite asset).
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics GP is an asset.
  • Demonstrated initiative to perform high quality work with strong attention to detail and highly analytical.
  • Strong ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and tasks, while working with the team and independently.
  • Good leadership skills with a proven ability to communicate effectively.

Education:

  • Payroll designation (PCP or preferably CPM designation).
  • Successful completion of a related degree from a recognized post-secondary institute. 
  • Advanced level CPA student or CPA designation.

Please submit a cover letter and resume (consolidated into one PDF or Word document) before May 21st 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.


Head of Secondary Program (contract)

Overview:

Columbia College, a private not-for-profit college in Vancouver established in 1936, has offered a Grades 11 and 12 high school completion program for many years. This program follows Ministry of Education guidelines and is certified by the Province of British Columbia. The program is designed to prepare students for successful study at the post-secondary level. Starting in September 2017 Columbia College Columbia will add Grade 10 courses enabling students to complete the Grade 10-12 Dogwood requirements for high school graduation in BC. This expansion will occur at the same time as the College opens an exciting new facility at 333 Terminal Avenue, Vancouver.

Columbia College is seeking a Head of the Secondary Program.  This person will have administrative experience in the BC Senior Secondary system.  The ideal candidate will be excited about taking on a new challenge in their career.  The Head will provide input into the design of the program and ultimately oversee and manage the College’s Secondary Program. 

The Head of the Secondary Program will report to the Principal of Columbia College. This is a contract position for two years with a start date as soon as possible. 

Qualifications:

The Head of the Secondary Program will have several years’ experience as an educational administrator and be very familiar with the BC educational system. Certification as a BC Secondary Teacher is required, and experience with post-secondary education an asset. The candidate will be familiar with the Ministry of Education requirements for BC secondary schools, admissions requirements of local universities, have excellent communication and leadership skills and be able to work independently.

The successful candidate will have at least a Bachelor’s degree, however, a post-baccalaureate degree is preferred.

Salary:

Columbia College offers a competitive salary based on qualifications and experience.  All Columbia College employees are covered by the Columbia College Employment Agreement which includes full benefits, a generous RRSP plan and vacation once confirmed.

Job Description:

In the first months of employment the major tasks will include the following:

  • Help with program design including orientation of new students.
  • Become familiar with and support  the existing programs offered at Columbia College: Senior Secondary, Adult Secondary, Accelerated Secondary and University Preparatory.
  • Prepare updated informational material for marketing purposed and for the College calendar and website.
  • Liaise with the Columbia College homestay coordinator to provide a smooth and safe transition if homestay and custodianship are required.
  • Develop grade 10 syllabi.
  • Check and provide input on existing 11 and 12 syllabi.
  • Select textbooks and support material.
  • Hire instructors as per the Columbia College Employment Agreement and in conjunction with Columbia College’s HR Manager and the Academic Board.
  • Provide input on the requirements and hiring of support staff.
  • Assist in the preparation of the Annual Report to Ministry of Education.
  • Assist with the move into the new facility in August 2017.
  • Become familiar with the facility and work with the Columbia College Emergency Response  Committee to develop required safety plans.
  • Become familiar with Columbia College’s ERP (CAMS Enterprise).

Beginning September 2017:

  • Manage the day to day operation of the Secondary program including Senior Secondary, Adult Secondary, Accelerated Secondary and University Preparatory.  This will include the following:
  • Supervise and evaluate instructors. 
  • Submit monthly payroll to the payroll master.
  • Possible part-time teaching in the program.
  • Supervise and evaluate students, including overseeing progress reports at the mid-semester and final grades at the end-of-semester.
  • Work with the Columbia College Secondary Counsellor to ensure student files meet Ministry requirements.
  • Oversee reporting to parents/guardians both locally and overseas.
  • Prepare an annual budget.
  • Liaise with Columbia College’s Academic Board, ELC department and Admissions
  • Attend weekly Academic Board meetings, semester Society meetings and Board of Governors meetings when requested.
  • Liaise with Columbia College’s support staff, including academic advisors/counsellors, nurse, homestay coordinator and IT.
  • Liaise with the Ministry of Education (through the Office of the Inspector of Independent Schools) including regular reporting.
  • Liaise with the Teacher Regulation Branch of the Ministry of Education including regular reporting. • Prepare for new curriculum program implementation in September 2018.

We are currently accepting applications. 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.