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.

SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST

Columbia College has a wonderful opportunity for a Senior Financial Analyst eager to join a collaborative, collegial and inclusive environment. This exciting and dynamic role reports to the Financial Controller and supports the strategic decision-making process of the College by performing various functions relating to financial reporting and analysis. This position is responsible for preparing monthly financial statements, financial pro forma and data analysis, and developing a business intelligence database. The Senior Financial Analyst provides recommendations for financial process improvement and participates in committee meetings to discuss financial results.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES included, but not limited to:

  • Preparation of monthly financial statements, including bank and subledger reconciliations, financial forecasts, and variance analysis, on a timely basis.
  • Support stakeholder information needs by analyzing and reporting on key performance indicators and various financial performance metrics to support the achievement of the annual business plan.
  • Recommend improvements to financial policies and processes by analyzing, interpreting, and reviewing financial information in order to ensure current processes are aligned with the strategic and operational plans; investigate and respond to financial anomalies and/or inconsistent processes by providing recommendations to resolve the issue.
  • Participate in special projects, as required by the Financial Controller, to optimize and automate financial processes and reduce manual work procedures.
  • Act as a subject matter expert to the Finance team.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Business, Commerce, or Administration.
  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation or CPA finalist or equivalent.
  • Minimum of three years experience in a financial analyst role, with preference given to educational or health administration sectors.
  • Advanced Excel and data analyst skills with the proven ability to interpret results in order to build business intelligence and support business decisions.
  • Experience with the implementation of integrated systems for accounting, payroll, HRIS, and point-of-sale systems.
  • Knowledge of policy and procedure and internal control development and optimization.

COMPETENCIES:

  • Collaborative work ethic with analytical and creative skills and ability to be curious to investigate all potential solutions.
  • Ability to build, influence, and maintain strong relationships with multiple stakeholders in order to communicate financial information.
  • Demonstrated ability to recommend improvements to financial policies, procedures, and controls to achieve operational efficiency and business goals.
  • Demonstrates adaptability and resilience in response to changing work environment and business demands.
  • Effectively assists and serves members of the College community to meet their needs.
  • Values the diversity of the College’s people and their cultures, and actively incorporates the vision, mission, strategy, and goals.

Columbia College offers a competitive compensation package dependent on experience and qualifications. All Columbia College employees are covered by Columbia College Employment Agreement which includes a comprehensive medical and dental coverage, a generous RRSP plan and additional benefits once confirmed.

Please submit a cover letter and resume (consolidated into a PDF or Word document) before May 14th, 2019 to [email protected]

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


BUSINESS INSTRUCTOR – SUMMER SEMESTER

Columbia College is looking for Sessional Instructor to teach the following course in our University Transfer and Associate Degree Programs during the Summer semester:

  • Business 250 – Introduction to Marketing – Tuesday and Friday from 10:00am to 12:00pm

Our ideal candidates must have:

  • Master’s degree in Marketing or an MBA
  • Experience teaching Marketing 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 May 2019 and will end August 2019.

We offer an attractive compensation: $7,720 per half a course for a Master’s degree holder and $8,616 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: April 19th, 2019

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


BUSINESS INSTRUCTOR – SUMMER SEMESTER

Columbia College is looking for Sessional Instructor to teach the following course in our University Transfer and Associate Degree Programs during the Summer semester:

  • Business 272, section 10 – Organizational Behavior – Monday and Thursday from 10:00am to 12:00pm

Our ideal candidates must have:

  • Master’s degree in Organizational Behaviour or an MBA
  • Experience teaching Organizational Behaviour 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 May 2019 and will end August 2019.

We offer an attractive compensation: $7,720 per half a course for a Master’s degree holder and $8,616 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: April 19th, 2019

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


ENGLISH HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER – SUMMER SEMESTER

Columbia College is looking for an English Instructor to teach in our High School program to teach the following course:

  • Composition 11 – Monday to Friday from 12:20pm to 2:00pm

The successful candidate must have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Education and a Bachelor’s degree in English Language.
  • Credentials (CELTA, TESL or TESOL certificate) and experience teaching ESL courses.
  • A BC Public or Independent School Teaching Certificate.
  • 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 May 2019 and will end August 2019.

The gross salary paid per course is $9,337.00 for BA holder. When the instructor has a BA and PDP, the gross salary paid per course is $9,695. The gross remuneration per course is $10,276 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: April 15th, 2019

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


ENGLISH SESSIONAL INSTRUCTORS – SUMMER SEMESTER

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

Our ideal candidates must have:

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

These part-time sessional positions will commence May 2019 and will end August 2019

We offer an attractive compensation: For example, for a course with 5 contact hours + 2 office hours we offer $9,006 for a Master’s degree holder and $10,005 for a PhD 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: April 15th, 2019

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


HISTORY SESSIONAL INSTRUCTOR – SUMMER SEMESTER

Columbia College is looking for a Sessional Instructor to teach History 110 – Canada to 1867 and History 120 – Canada from 1867 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-centered teaching techniques.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in teaching a diverse student body.

This part-time sessional position will commence May 2019 and will end August 2019.

We offer an attractive compensation: $7,720. 13 per course for a Master’s degree holder and $8,616.92 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: April 15th, 2019

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


DRAMA HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER – 2nd half of Summer Semester

Columbia College is looking for a Drama Instructor to teach in our High School program.

  • Drama 11, section 8 – Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 9:40am

The successful candidate must have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, preferably with an Arts/Fine Arts
  • A BC Public or Independent School Teaching Certificate.
  • High School teaching experience teaching Drama courses.
  • 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 June 24th and will end August 2019.

The gross salary paid per course is $4,668.50 for BA holder. When the instructor has a BA and PDP, the gross salary paid per course is $4,847.71. The gross remuneration per course is $5,138.26 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: April 15th, 2019

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


CAREER LIFE EDUCATION HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER – 2nd half of Summer Semester

Columbia College is looking for a Career Life Education Instructor to teach in our High School program.

  • Career Life Education, section 10 – Monday to Friday from 10:00am to 11:40am

The successful candidate must have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, preferably with an Arts/Fine Arts
  • A BC Public or Independent School Teaching Certificate.
  • Previous experience in teaching Career Life 10/Planning 10 preferred.
  • 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 June 24th and will end August 2019.

The gross salary paid per course is $4,668.50 for BA holder. When the instructor has a BA and PDP, the gross salary paid per course is $4,847.71. The gross remuneration per course is $5,138.26 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: April 15th, 2019

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