Employment Opportunities

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.

ECONOMICS TUTOR – PART-TIME

Columbia College is looking for an Economics Tutor for the Winter 2020 semester.

Our ideal candidate must have:

  • Master’s degree in Economics or attending the graduate program.
  • Experience teaching and tutoring Economics at another post-secondary institution.
  • Experience in teaching a diverse student body.

The current position is for 8 hours per week. Some scheduling flexibility is possible, and more hours may be available closer to the end of the semester.

This part-time position will start on the week of January 13th, 2020 and ends in April 2020. The remuneration is $27.60 (plus 4% vacation) per 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 [email protected] Application Deadline: December 10th, 2019

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


PHYSICAL & HEALTH EDUCATION AND APPLIED SKILLS/FINE ARTS INSTRUCTOR – WINTER SEMESTER

Columbia College is looking for an instructor with Physical & Health Education teaching experience and a broad background in Applied Skills and Fine Arts including but not limited to: Business Education, Home Economics, Information and Communications Technology, and Arts Education to teach in our High School program the following courses:

  • Applied Skills/Fine Arts course: Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to 9:40 am.
  • Physical & Health Education course: Monday to Friday from 2:10pm to 3:50pm.

The successful candidate must have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • A BC Public or Independent School Teaching Certificate (if restricted, it must be in a relevant field).
  • High School teaching experience.
  • The ability to teach 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 outside of the country).

This full-time sessional position will commence in January 2020 and will end in April 2020.

The gross salary paid per course is $9,500 for BA holder. When the instructor has a BA and PDP, the gross salary paid per course is $9,865. The gross remuneration per course is $10,469 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 [email protected]

Application Deadline: ASAP

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


APPLIED SKILLS AND FINE ARTS INSTRUCTOR – WINTER SEMESTER

Columbia College is looking for an instructor with a broad background in Applied Skills and Fine Arts including but not limited to: Business Education, Home Economics, Information and Communications Technology, and Arts Education to teach in our High School program.

  • This course will run Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to 9:40 am

The successful candidate must have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • A BC Public or Independent School Teaching Certificate (if restricted, it must be in a relevant field).
  • High School teaching experience.
  • The ability to teach 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 outside of the country).

This part-time sessional position will commence in January 2020 and will end in April 2020.

The gross salary paid per course is $9,500 for BA holder. When the instructor has a BA and PDP, the gross salary paid per course is $9,865. The gross remuneration per course is $10,469 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 [email protected]

Application Deadline: ASAP

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


HOMESTAY ASSISTANT (PART-TIME)

Columbia College is seeking a Homestay Assistant to work at our North Campus. The North Campus is home to the Columbia College English Language Centre and High School. The NC Homestay Assistant is a part-time (17.5 hours) six-month contract position. This temporary role might become permanent in the future.

SUMMARY

The Homestay Assistant is responsible for coordinating information between the homestay program, agents, students, hosts and any other agents involved in the homestay program, preparing letters to host families, agents and students, contacting students and agents to request any missing information and to follow up as required.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES include, but not limited to:

  • Preparing and processing new student placements to agent/student.
  • Preparing custodianship documents.
  • Confirming with the host that the profile has been sent to the agent/student.
  • Maintaining constant communication with agent/ student; visa and arrival details (status).
  • Recording and arranging arrival details with Amigo.
  • Recording and updating the Student Placement list.
  • Preparing custodianship documents and keeping records.
  • Recording cheque requisition for new students arriving.
  • Maintaining host and student records and updating them.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Ability to relate to students in a manner that engenders trust and confidence.
  • Enjoys working with a diverse community, many at the ESL level.
  • An openness and interest in learning about new cultures.
  • Proficient in MS Office.
  • Previous experience as a Homestay Assistant is preferred.
  • Experience in office administration.
  • Strong verbal and written English communication skills, with exemplary telephone and email etiquette.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving abilities.
  • Excellent organizational skills.

Salary: The gross hourly rate for this position is $24.79.

APPLICATION:

Please submit a cover letter and resume (consolidated into one PDF or Word document and saved under first and last name) by December 15th, 2019 to [email protected]

The title “Homestay Assitant – North Campus” should be included in the subject line.

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


FRENCH SESSIONAL INSTRUCTOR – WINTER SEMESTER

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

  • FREN 101 – Introductory French I

Our ideal candidate must have:

  • Master’s degree in Languages.
  • Experience teaching French 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 in January 2020 and will end in April 2020.

We offer an attractive compensation: For example, for a course with five contact hours + 2 office hours we offer $9,160 for a Master’s degree holder and $10,228 for a Ph.D. holder. The course compensation is tied up to teaching hours.

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 tomailto:[email protected]

Application Deadline: ASAP

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


POLITICAL SCIENCE SESSIONAL INSTRUCTOR – WINTER SEMESTER

Columbia College is looking for a Political Science Sessional Instructor to teach during the Winter 2020 semester in our University Transfer and Associate Degree programs to teach the following course:

  • Political Science 101 – Monday and Thursdays from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Our ideal candidate 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.

This part-time sessional position will commence in January 2020 and will end in April 2020.

We offer an attractive compensation: $7,852.097 per course for a Master’s degree holder and $8,767.709 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 [email protected]

Application Deadline: ASAP

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


CHEMISTRY SESSIONAL INSTRUCTOR – FIRST HALF OF WINTER SEMESTER

Columbia College is looking for a Sessional Instructor to teach Chemistry in our University Transfer and Associate Degree Programs to teach the following courses:

  • Chemistry 100 – Chemistry and the World Around Us – Tuesdays from 8:00 am to 10:00 am, and Wednesdays 9:00 am to 10:00 am
  • Chemistry 100 – Chemistry And The World Around Us – Wednesday from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm, and Saturday from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm 

Our ideal candidate must have:

  • Master’s degree in Chemistry
  • Experience teaching Chemistry 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 in January 2020 and will end in February 2020.

We offer an attractive compensation: $3,271.71 per course for half a term for a Master’s degree holder, and $3,653.21 per course for half a term 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 [email protected]

Application Deadline: ASAP

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


ENGLISH SESSIONAL INSTRUCTOR – WINTER SEMESTER

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

Our ideal candidate must have:

  • M.A. in English Language or English Literature
  • Credentials (CELTA, TESL or TESOL certificate) and experience teaching ESL courses.
  • Experience teaching a diverse student body.
  • Demonstrated success in innovative or student-centered teaching techniques.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

This part-time sessional positions will commence in January 2020 and will end in April 2020

We offer an attractive compensation: For example, for a course with five contact hours + 2 office hours we offer $9,160 for a Master’s degree holder and $10,228 for a Ph.D. holder. The course compensation is tied up to teaching hours.

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 [email protected]

Application Deadline: ASAP

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.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or biochemistry.
  • Experience tutoring Biology and Chemistry at another post-secondary institution.
  • Experience in teaching a diverse student body.

The position is approximately 8 hours 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 on the week of January 13th, and the last week is the first week of April.

The remuneration is $27.60 (plus 4% vacation) per 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 [email protected]

Application Deadline: ASAP

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


COMPUTER SCIENCE SESSIONAL INSTRUCTORS – WINTER SEMESTER

Columbia College is looking for Sessional Instructors to teach Computer Science during the winter semester.

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 in January 2020 and will end in April 2020.

We offer an attractive compensation: $9,160 per course for a Master’s degree holder and $10,228 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 [email protected]

Application Deadline: ASAP

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


PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER – WINTER SEMESTER

Columbia College is looking for a High School Instructor to teach Physical Education Monday to Friday from 2:10pm to 3:50pm.

The successful candidate must have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education is preferred;
  • A BC Public or Independent School Teaching Certificate in Health Sciences;
  • A High School teaching experience;
  • The ability to teach to a diverse student body;
  • Exceptional classroom management skills/strategies;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; and
  • The ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, support staff and parents (located out of the country).

This part-time sessional position will commence in January 2020 and will end in April 2020.

The gross salary paid per course is $9,500 for BA holder. When the instructor has a BA and PDP, the gross salary paid per course is $9,865. The gross remuneration per course is $10,469 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 [email protected]

Application Deadline: ASAP

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


PHYSICS SESSIONAL INSTRUCTOR – WINTER SEMESTER

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

Our ideal candidate must have:

  • Master of Science degree in Physics
  • Experience teaching Physics 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 in January 2020 and will end in April 2020.

We offer an attractive compensation: $7,852.10 per course for a Master’s degree holder and $8,767.71 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 [email protected]

Application Deadline: ASAP

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