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.

COMMUNICATIONS SESSIONAL INSTRUCTOR – WINTER SEMESTER

Columbia College is looking for Communications Sessional Instructor to teach during the Winter 2020 semester in our University Transfer and Associate Degree programs.

Our ideal candidate must have:

  • Master’s degree in Communications.
  • Experience teaching Communications at another post-secondary institution and to a diverse student.
  • 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: $7,720.13 per course for a Master’s degree holder and $8,616.91 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: October 31st, 2019

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 January 2020 and will end April 2020.

We offer an attractive compensation: $9,006.82 per course for a Master’s degree holder and $10,053.07 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: October 31st, 2019

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 January 2020 and will end April 2020.

The gross salary paid per course is $9,337 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: October 31st, 2019

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


ECONOMICS SESSIONAL INSTRUCTORS – WINTER SEMESTER

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

Our ideal candidates must have:

  • Master’s degree in Economics.
  • Experience teaching Economics 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: $7,720.13 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: October 31st, 2019

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


CRIMINOLOGY SESSIONAL INSTRUCTORS – WINTER SEMESTER

Columbia College is looking for a Sessional Instructors to teach Criminology in our University Transfer and Associate Degree 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-centred 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: $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: October 31st, 2019.

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


ASIAN STUDIES SESSIONAL INSTRUCTORS – WINTER SEMESTER

Columbia College is looking for a Sessional Instructors to teach Asian Studies in our University Transfer and Associate Degree 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 in January 2020 and will end in April 2020.

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: October 31st, 2019

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


BUSINESS INSTRUCTOR – WINTER SEMESTER

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

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

Our ideal candidate 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 in January 2020 and will end in April 2020.

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: October 31st, 2019

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


ACADEMIC ADVISOR

Columbia College is looking for a full-time Academic Advisor to join our Student Services department. The working schedule is Tuesday to Saturday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (35 hours per week).

SUMMARY:

The Academic Advisor assists students with the planning of their academic program. Provides advice to students on topics related to education planning, academic goals and course selection. Duties and responsibilities include academic advising, course planning, student orientation, and working with other members of Student Services, Faculty, Admissions, Administration and liaising with external institutions, agencies or individuals. The Academic Advisor reports to the Student Services Director.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES include, but not limited to:

  • Develops education plans for students from culturally diverse backgrounds connecting academic standing to education or career goals, while assessing academic and work history, factoring in life, multicultural experience and financial resources.
  • Provides advice and support for developing processes for application, registration and time-tabling.
  • Identifies at-risk students, either academically or personally, develops action plans, provides appropriate retention strategies and advocates on behalf of students as required.
  • Researches, verifies and applies detailed knowledge of educational programs, services, and transfer agreements established by Columbia College and other post-secondary institutions for incoming and transfer students.
  • Provides advice and support to the university’s recruitment, conversion and retention activities.
  • Develops, promotes and presents orientations and workshops.
  • Establishes and maintains liaison and referral services with educational institutions, professional and community organizations, and other Columbia College departments.
  • Responds to a variety of internal requests from faculty and administration regarding new programs, courses, and institutional policies.
  • Participates in Orientation weeks.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field.
  • Three (3) years’ related work experience within a post-secondary institution or related educational environment.
  • Excellent knowledge of secondary and post-secondary regulations and academic requirements.
  • Proficient computer skills. Advanced working knowledge of Excel and other Microsoft Office applications.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and demonstrated attention to detail. • Ability to exercise mature judgment and initiative.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and written communication skills.

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.

APPLICATION:

Please submit a cover letter and resume (consolidated into one PDF or Word document and saved under first and last name) by October 30th, 2019 to [email protected]

The title “Academic Advisor” 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.


GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Columbia College is seeking an imaginative Graphic Designer to work with our Student Services and Admissions departments. This is a great opportunity to join a collaborative energetic environment and to put in practice learned skills and creativity in a well-established and exciting academic institution.

Overview
This position will be reporting to the Communications Coordinator. The Graphic Designer will work independently as well as collaboratively while taking direction from others.

The Graphic Designer will creatively design different informational and promotional materials for different events and activities such as:

  • Mental health and wellness event outreach.
  • Community events, celebrations, and volunteer opportunities on campus.
  • Academic information (Course Planning, Workshops, New Courses).
  • Volunteer recruitment and training workshops.
  • Health and safety tips.
  • Visuals for the College’s bi-weekly e-newsletter.

This position will also support the Learning Centre within Student Services by:

  • Creating a Learning Centre Logo.
  • Designing posters including information about tutors’ hours and workshops.
  • Creating large infographic posters to place on the walls of the Learning Centre.
  • Finally, the position will also support the Recruitment, Admissions, and Marketing department by:
  • Designing infographics and icons for the Columbia College website and other college collateral.
  • Assisting with website updating where necessary.

Qualifications

  • Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop); able to efficiently design promotional material for multiple communications platforms (e.g. posters, Instagram, Facebook, etc.).
  • Ability to create clear and compelling infographics to convey data.
  • Familiarity with content management systems such as WordPress.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • A keen eye for aesthetics and details
  • Ability to communicate effectively (in both verbal and written form)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced setting and handle multiple tasks at once
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Able to meet deadlines and be flexible with work schedule
  • Cultural awareness and sensitivity

This part-time position will start as soon as possible, with the contract end date December 31st (with the possibility of contract extension). The remuneration for this position is $24.79 per hour (plus 4% vacation).

Application:
Please submit a cover letter and resume (consolidated into one PDF or Word document and saved under first and last name) by October 18th, 2019 to [email protected] The title “Graphic Designer” 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.


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: $7,720.13 per course for a Master’s degree holder and $8,616.92 per course for a Ph.D. 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: October 30th, 2019

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


INVIGILATORS – CASUAL – PART-TIME

Columbia College is looking for Invigilators with flexible availability.

Qualifications and Requirements:

• Diploma, Associate degree or equivalent preferred.

• Columbia College students are not eligible.

Information:

• Varying shifts are available throughout the entire semester.

• Most shifts are scheduled during the week of midterms (October 17 – 25, 2019) and final exams (December 9 – 14, 2019).

• Hourly gross rate: $20.00 Please submit your resume to [email protected]

The title “Co-Invigilator” 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.


ENGLISH SESSIONAL INSTRUCTOR – FALL 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 at the post-secondary level.
  • 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 September 2019 and will end December 2019

We offer an attractive compensation: For example, for a course with five contact hours + 2 office hours we offer $9,006 for a Master’s degree holder and $10,005 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: October 30th, 2019

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