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Since 1936 Columbia College has offered quality educational programs designed to prepare students for university admission. These programs include a University Transfer Program that is fully integrated into the BC Transfer System, a Secondary Program that is Certified by the Province of British Columbia, and a full-time Academic Preparatory English Program that is accredited by Languages Canada. Thousands of students, both Canadian and international, have progressed through Columbia’s programs to successful Canadian universities.

POLITICAL SCIENCE SESSIONAL INSTRUCTOR - FALL SEMESTER

Columbia College is looking for a Political Science Sessional Instructor to teach during the fall semester in our University Transfer and Associate Degree programs.

Our ideal candidate must have:

  • Master’s degree in Political Science.
  • Experience teaching Political Science at another post-secondary institution and to a diverse student.
  • 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 2018 and will end December 2018.  We offer an attractive compensation: $7,531.89 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.  Applications should be saved under the first and last name and sent to careers@columbiacollege.ca.  

Application Deadline: July 15th, 2018.   We thank all applicants for their interest in the position, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


GEOGRAPHY SESSIONAL INSTRUCTOR - FALL SEMESTER

Columbia College is looking for a Geography Sessional Instructor to teach during the fall semester the following course:

  • Geography 100 – Introduction to Human Geography, section 18 – Monday and Thursday from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm.

Our ideal candidate must have:

  • Master’s degree in Geography.
  • Experience teaching Geography at another post-secondary institution and to a diverse student.
  • 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 2018 and will end December 2018.  We offer an attractive compensation: $7,531.89 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.  Applications should be saved under the first and last name and sent to careers@columbiacollege.ca.  

Application Deadline: July 15th, 2018.   We thank all applicants for their interest in the position, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


ECONOMICS SESSIONAL INSTRUCTOR - FALL SEMESTER

Columbia College is looking for an Economics Sessional Instructor to teach during the fall semester in our University Transfer and Associate Degree programs.

Our ideal candidate must have:

  • Master’s degree in Economics.
  • Experience teaching Economics at another post-secondary institution and to a diverse student.
  • 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 2018 and will end December 2018.  We offer an attractive compensation: $7,531.89 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.  Applications should be saved under the first and last name and sent to careers@columbiacollege.ca.  

Application Deadline: July 15th, 2018.   We thank all applicants for their interest in the position, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


COMPUTER SCIENCE SESSIONAL INSTRUCTORS - FALL SEMESTER

Columbia College is looking for Computer Science Sessional Instructors to teach during the fall semester the following courses:

  • Computer Science 120 – Introduction to Computer Science and Programming, section 9 – Tuesday and Friday from 8:00am to 10:00am. Wednesday from 9:00am to 10:00am ( Full Term)
  • Computer Science 150 – Introduction to Digital and Computer System Design, section 12 – Monday and Thursday from 12:00pm to 14:00pm.  Wednesday from 12:00pm to 13:00pm ( Full Term)
  • Computer Science 275 – Software Engineering, section 13 – Tuesday and Friday from 12:00pm to 14:00pm.  Wednesday from 13:00pm to 14:00pm
  • Computer Science 225 – Data Structures and Programming, section 15 – Tuesday and Friday from 16:00pm to 18:00pm.  Wednesday from 16:00pm to 17:00pm

Our ideal candidates must have:

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

These part-time sessional position will commence September 2018 and will end December 2018.

We offer an attractive compensation: $8,787.21 per course for a Master’s degree holder and $9,807.87 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.  Applications should be saved under the first and last name and sent to careers@columbiacollege.ca

Application Deadline: July 15th, 2018

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


SCIENCE TUTOR - PART-TIME

Columbia College is looking for a Science Tutor.  Our ideal candidate must have:

  • Master’s degree in Biology (or closely related field) or almost completing the graduate program.
  • Master’s degree or Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry preferred.
  • Experience tutoring Biology and Chemistry at another post-secondary    institution.
  • Experience in teaching a diverse student body.

The current position is initially for approximately 6 per week. We have flexibility with the working schedule, and more hours may be available closer to the end of the semester.

This part-time position starts early July and ends on the week of August 1st, 2018. The remuneration is $26.93 (plus 4% vacation) per hour. 

Please submit - as soon as possible - a cover letter and resume consolidated into one PDF or Word document.  Applications should be saved under the first and last name and sent to careers@columbiacollege.ca

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


OFFICE MANAGER

Columbia College – North Campus (High School and ESL Division)

Since 1936 Columbia College has offered quality educational programs designed to prepare students for university admission. These programs include a University Transfer Program that is fully integrated into the BC Transfer System, a Secondary Program that is Certified by the Province of British Columbia, and a full-time Academic Preparatory English Program that is accredited by Languages Canada. Thousands of students, both Canadian and international, have progressed through Columbia’s programs to successful Canadian universities.

Columbia College is looking for a skilled, committed, enthusiastic and efficient Office Manager who is able to work as part of a team as well as using their own initiative to ensure quality support for the North Campus (High School and ESL Division).

The ideal Office Manager possesses a spirit of service, sound judgement, maturity, calm, attention to detail and accuracy, excellent follow-through and communication skills, and the ability to work independently with others are qualities best suited for this position.

OVERVIEW:

The full-time Office Manager will provide integral administrative support to the overall functioning of our growing North Campus. The Office Manager will be in charge of overseeing day-to-day school office activities, monitoring and coordinating assigned activities, managing students’ records, leading emergency preparedness, and providing information and administrative support to students, staff and visitors. The Office Manager will take ownership of maintaining the North Campus, making sure that the physical space operates smoothly and efficiently.  The position reports to the Vice-principal.

The working schedule for this position is Monday to Friday from 7:30am to 3:30pm at Columbia College North Campus.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Undertake receptionist duties providing courteous and professional front line service to students, parents, incoming callers, and visitors by directing them accordingly, taking messages and assisting with the nature of the inquiry.
  • Manage school attendance systems, ensuring accurate records are maintained and absentees are followed up in a timely manner.
  • Oversee the North Campus facility, handle building maintenance requests keeping the landlord up-to-date with any deficiencies that need to be addressed and follow up to make sure the work is completed.
  • Lead and coordinate the Emergency Preparedness of the North Campus. Participate as an active member of the OH&S committee.
  • Ensure that stationery and marketing collateral needs are kept current and in plentiful supply.
  • Supervise the Administrative Assistant.
  • Coordinate and maintain students’ files in a variety of electronic and manual formats.
  • Maintain all high school students’ records.  Liaise with students, counsellors and Ministry of Education.  Request PEN numbers and submit reports to the Ministry.
  • Provide support for high school and ELC students, administration and instructors (answering questions, directing incomers, checking main campus students ID’s, maintaining various sign-up sheets, etc.)
  • Manage maintenance of equipment such as photocopier, etc.
  • Manage visitor sign-in record.
  • Create probation letters for Secondary and ELC students and mail them.
  • Process payments for print cards and lockers; give out print cards and instructions on using the lockers.
  • Contact students via email/notice slip regarding missing documents/contact information.
  • Create a spreadsheet with all Secondary Students’ schedules and schedule counsellor course planning appointments for them.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Ability to use initiative and be proactive.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and manage time effectively.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills.
  • Strong verbal and written English communication skills, with exemplary telephone and email etiquette.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others
  • High-level competency in the use of Microsoft Office.
  • Experience working in a High School setting is preferred.
  • Bachelor‘s degree, Diploma or relevant three-year post-secondary qualification or equivalent on the job-experience considered relevant to a school environment.
  • Strong interest in working in a culturally diverse environment.
  • Experience in office administration.
  • Hard worker and willing to learn and take on responsibilities
  • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering information.
  • Occupational First Aid or willingness to achieve minimum Level 2 Certification.

The salary is competitive, commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Please submit a cover letter and resume (consolidated into one PDF or Word document) before June 24th, 2018 to careers@columbiacollege.ca

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


HISTORY SESSIONAL INSTRUCTOR - FALL SEMESTER

Columbia College is looking for a Sessional Instructor to teach History in our University Transfer and Associate Degree Programs.

Our ideal candidate must have:

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

This part-time sessional position will commence September 2018 and will end December 2018.

We offer an attractive compensation: $7,531.89 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.  Applications should be saved under the first and last name and sent to careers@columbiacollege.ca

Application Deadline: July 1st, 2018

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


MATHEMATICS HIGH SCHOOL SESSIONAL INSTRUCTORS

Columbia College is looking for a High School Instructor to teach the following courses:

  • Foundations of Mathematics and Precalculus 10, Section 14 (Monday to Friday from 14:10pm to -15:50pm)
  • Foundations of Mathematics 12 (Monday to Friday from 14:10pm to 15:50pm)

The successful candidate must have:

  • A BSc. degree in Mathematics is preferred but a Bachelor’s degree in Science or Education will be considered as well.
  • A BC Public or Independent School Teaching Certificate.
  • High School teaching experience teaching Math courses.
  • The ability to teach to a diverse student body.
  • Exceptional classroom management skills/strategies.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, support staff and parents (located out of the country).

The gross salary paid per course is $9,109 for BA holder. When the instructor has a BA and PDP, the gross salary paid per course is $9,458.  The gross remuneration per course is $10,031 when the candidate holds a Master’s degree.

We are currently accepting applications. Please submit a cover letter and resume consolidated into one PDF or Word document.  Applications should be saved under the first and last name and sent to careers@columbiacollege.ca

Application Deadline: July 15th, 2018

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 an ESL instructor for all levels of instruction. The ESL Instructor on Call position might turn into a Sessional position in the fall semester. 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 is preferred.
  • TESL/TESOL teaching certification. 
  • EAP teaching experience.
  • Minimum two years of teaching experience in the field.

Remuneration Information:

  • Non-Preparation Rate: $33.97/hour
  • Preparation Rate: $42.16/hour 

Please submit a cover letter and resume (consolidated into one PDF or Word document). Applications should be saved under the first and last name and sent to careers@columbiacollege.ca

Applications Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

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