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.  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 to 12 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 21st, 2019 and ends on the week of April 1st, 2019. 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 careers@columbiacollege.ca

Application Deadline: December 31st, 2019

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


LABORATORY TECHNICIAN (PART-TIME)

Columbia College is looking for a part-time Chemistry Lab Technician.

Position Overview

The successful candidate will provide support for undergraduate teaching chemistry laboratories by planning and conducting laboratory preparation, ordering supplies and services, managing materials and inventory, and maintaining equipment.

This is a 13 week contract part-time position with flexible hours around scheduled lab sections. The working schedule includes Saturday and might include some evenings.  Columbia College operates on a tri-semester system with three 14 week semesters (mid Sept-mid Dec., mid Jan – mid April and mid-May – mid August).

Position Responsibilities

General practices:

  • Compliance with good lab practices at all times, ability to complete (if not current) WHMIS certification and SDS.
  • Proper chemical waste management.
  • Vigilance in lab safety and hazards.

Experimental preparations:

  • Prepare general and organic laboratory solutions for all chemistry lab courses, including the ability to calculate required quantities.
  • Prepare experimental materials clearly labelled for all chemistry lab courses.
  • Stock students’ lab carts with the equipment and other supplies required for each experiment.
  • Assist in tidying up at the end of each experiment.
  • Replenish used items including solutions and supplies after use, ready for next experimental use.
  • Accurately standardize solutions.

Lab maintenance:

  •           Assist in keeping the lab and preparation room tidy and organized at all times.
  •           Return misplaced items to proper storage.
  •           Maintain adequate general supplies in chemistry lab.

Preparation room duties:

  • Keep organized storage of chemicals and supplies in prep room.
  • Maintain adequate stock of lab solutions.
  • Calibration of analytical balances periodically.
  • Assistance in receiving shipment of lab supplies.
  • Adequate inventory management of lab supplies.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will hold a B.Sc. in Chemistry (or closely-related field) with at least 2 years of practical experience preparing materials for general chemistry laboratory courses.  

Microbiology or Molecular Biology experience will be an asset.

Skills:
The  Candidate will have strong technical laboratory skills, excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work effectively independently, with faculty, staff, and students. Candidates are expected to have expertise congruent with supporting high school, first year general and organic chemistry laboratory courses.

Salary: $27.60 per hour

Please submit a cover letter and resume (consolidated in one PDF or Word document) by December 15th, 2018 to careers@columbiacollege.ca

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 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 January 15th and ends on the last week of February, 2019.

The remuneration is $27.60 (plus 4% vacation) per hour. Please submit by December 15th – 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.


COMMUNICATIONS HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER

Columbia College is looking for a Communications Instructor to teach Communications 11 from 12:20pm to 2:00pm in our High School program.

The successful candidate must have:

  • A Bachelor of English degree
  • A BC Public or Independent School Teaching Certificate.
  • High School teaching experience teaching English 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 January 2019 and will end April 2019.

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: December 10th, 2018

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


CHEMISTRY HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER

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

The successful candidate must have:

• A Bachelor of Science in Chemistry.
• A BC Public or Independent School Teaching Certificate.
• High School teaching experience teaching Chemistry 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 January 2019 and will end April 2019.

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: December 10th, 2018

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


SCIENCE HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER

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

The successful candidate must have:

• A Bachelor of Science degree.
• A BC Public or Independent School Teaching Certificate.
• High School teaching experience teaching Science 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 January 2019 and will end April 2019.

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: December 10th, 2018

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


HISTORY SESSIONAL INSTRUCTOR – WINTER 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 January 2019 and will end April 2019.

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: December 1st, 2018

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


PSYCHOLOGY SESSIONAL INSTRUCTOR – WINTER SEMESTER

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

Psychology 270, section 121 – Theories of Personality – Wednesday and Saturday from 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Our ideal candidate must have:

• Master’s degree in Psychology.
• Experience teaching Psychology 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 January 2019 and will end April 2019.
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: November 30th, 2018
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 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 January 2019 and will end April 2019. We offer an attractive compensation: $7,720.13 per course for a Master’s degree holder and $8616.91 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 careers@columbiacollege.ca

Application Deadline: December 1st. We thank all applicants for their interest in the position, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


ENGLISH SESSIONAL INSTRUCTORS – WINTER 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 January 2019 and will end April 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 careers@columbiacollege.ca

Application Deadline: December 1st, 2018

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


MATH SESSIONAL INSTRUCTOR – WINTER SEMESTER

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

Our ideal candidate must have:

• Master of Science degree in Mathematics
• Experience teaching Math 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 January 2019 and will end April 2019.

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: December 1st, 2018

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