University Canada West is committed to the principle of employment equality. Acquired by Global University Systems (GUS), a European leader in private sector Higher Education, the University offers Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, Associate of Arts and Masters in Business Administration degrees both face-to-face in our downtown Vancouver campuses and online. Our degrees follow respected Canadian traditions and standards and are approved and regulated by the Ministry of Advanced Education of the Province of British Columbia.

Faculty Positions 

We are a teaching-intensive university, so evidence of teaching excellence is a definite asset. We support research by our faculty, insofar as it supports great teaching and intellectual development. We require all faculty to be active scholars but we also offer an escape from the “publish or perish” lifestyle forced on faculty at many universities. Applicants for faculty positions should have a related doctoral degree, or at minimum a Master’s degree, with relevant post-secondary teaching and work experience.

How to apply for a faculty position

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV) including evidence of teaching experience and scholarly accomplishments, cover letter clearly indicating the program and/or course(s), a sample syllabi, and teaching portfolio (if applicable) as well as the names of three references to:

[email protected]ucanwest.ca
T. 1-877-431-6887

Staff Positions 

We recognize that the spirit and energy of our support staff are key contributors to our rich learning community. Full-time and contract staff members work in a positive work environment with strong support from all of our academic faculties and administrative departments.

How to apply for a staff position

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resumé and the names of three references to:

[email protected]
T. 1-877-431-6887

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. University Canada West is committed to the principle of employment equity.

Student Positions 

UCW is committed to hiring current students for roles within the University.

How to apply for a student position

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resumé to:

[email protected]
T. 1-877-431-6887

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Currently Available Positions:

Faculty

General Description

We are currently seeking candidates for department chair for the UAP program.  The University Access Program is an intensive, full-time academic pathway program into UCW programs in business and technology. The UAP program focuses on:

  • Building academic writing skills for successful undergraduate and graduate studies
  • Forming strategies for effective reading and listening comprehension
  • Developing capacity for writing academic papers and reports
  • Research and critical thinking skills
  • Oral communication skills in a university context

The program integrates reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills with an academic focus and incorporates study skills and peer support. Our skill-based curriculum is aimed at preparing non-native English speakers with their writing, communication, and critical thinking skills for entry into and success in university programs. Students practice academic and language activities and build critical thinking and research skills. Reporting to the AVP Academic, Chair duties relate to department communications, curriculum and assessment, hiring, personnel, class enrolment, course scheduling, creating a positive and fair work culture, retention, and progression strategies, and enhancing the student experience through building a strong sense of student belonging within the department.

Specific Responsibilities
  • Recruit new instructors and assign instructors to UAP courses each term
  • Establish relations with other units to ensure communication and collaboration towards continuously improving the UAP department and program
  • Oversight and approval of the reporting of grades
  • Oversight and implementation of student evaluation of instructors
  • Coordinates or conducts peer observations of classroom teaching
  • Sets up of university pathway agreements with language schools
  • Serves as Languages Canada coordinator, serving as self-study chair for periodic accreditation and submitting annual reports
  • Representative on ESL Articulation Committee, BCCAT as UCW representative
  • Develop networks and serve as UCW’s representative on EAP related organizations (e.g., Languages Canada, BCTEAL)
  • Oversees the physical environment, hardware, software resources etc. to ensure instructors have what they need to teach
  • Addresses student complaints, manages grade appeal process
  • Contributes to a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds
  • Provides accountability reports such as monthly reports, annual reports, self-study reports etc.
  • Maintains KPI data on student enrolment, retention, progression, and student success
  • Other duties as assigned by the AVPA

Management & Maintaining a Positive Department Culture:

  • Ensures all departmental decisions are made in a democratic, fair, effective manner and in the best interest of the unit as a collective
  • Actively works to promote a unit culture that is inclusive, fair, open, respectful, tolerant of diverse views and protective of the collective good of the unit
  • Plans and organizes social events and department meetings for instructors and staff to help promote a strong community and collegial work environment
  • Provides guidance and support to instructors in ensuring up-to-date curriculum and best practice pedagogies
  • Creates a departmental culture of shared values, mutual respect, commitment, connectedness, and cooperation as the foundation for departmental work
  • Provides recommendations to the appropriate institutional bodies for new policies, needed revisions, and the resolution of policy and student related matters
  • Works with instructors to create departmental policy in alignment with academic and university policy and applies unit policies and procedures openly, fairly, and consistently

Department Representation & Communication:

  • Effectively and actively represents the department within the Program, University, and community
  • Sends out Important Dates for instructors – add/drop dates, last day to withdraw etc.
  • Develops Department communications (e.g., weekly emails, newsletters, etc.) for UAP community members (e.g., instructors, students)
  • Conducts regular monthly departmental team meetings
  • Ensures instructors’ participation at Convocation, team meetings, and departmental events
  • Serves as a member of Academic Council
  • Attends monthly Chair meetings
  • Represents the University on relevant external bodies as assigned by the AVPA
  • Maintains high professional ethics standards in the work environment

Personnel:

  • Guides the development and implementation of an effective and fair process for hiring instructors/staff, performance reviews, and evaluation processes
  • Effectively communicates unit and university information to instructors and staff in a timely fashion
  • Oversees a fair and equitable allocation of instructors’ work such as teaching assignments, schedules, curriculum duties, and service responsibilities for full-time instructors
  • In the case of disputes or problems, oversees an equitable resolution process that ensures a fair hearing to all affected parties, which results in appropriate steps to resolve such matters expeditiously, with sound judgment, and confidentially

Promote Excellence in Teaching, Research and Professional Service:

  • Allocates teaching assignments and schedules, in a fair and open manner
  • Supports and facilitates instructors’ effectiveness in teaching, curriculum/program development, and other student-related responsibilities
  • Provides advice and assists with setting standards for continuous improvement of teaching and curricula
  • Works with the other units in planning the schedule of courses each term
  • Supports and facilitates instructors’ professional development and growth in best practice teaching pedagogies.
  • Organizes and oversees instructor peer observations and performance feedback
  • Teaches as needed

Curriculum:

  • Allocates curriculum duties and responsibilities
  • Ensures curricular tasks and decisions are completed by the Program Lead
  • Approves course syllabi prior to each term start
  • Ensures curricular quality, standards, materials are up to date and follows UCW review and approval procedures for needed revisions and alignment of syllabi with PLOs
  • Reviews and sends curricular changes to the Academic Department so the Academic Calendar can be updated by deadlines
  • Ensures participation in Articulation committee meetings
  • Organizes and coordinates design and development of new UAP course materials when required

Fostering Student Learning & Success:

  • Receives and responds to student complaints concerning instructors, grades, misconduct etc. and provides first level advice to students on academic and non-academic appeals, student complaints or issues as outlined in the appropriate policies
  • Ensures process is followed and if not, refers the matter back to the instructor for resolution between the student and instructor
  • Organizes and hosts student events in collaboration with Student Affairs (such as welcome events, donuts with the Chair, award events, etc., to promote a sense of belonging and engagement
  • Ensures arrangements for course and program evaluations
  • Meets with students as administrative hours permit to provide guidance and to address problems

Accountability Reporting:

  • Completes Monthly reports, Annual Reports, Assessment Reports, Program Reviews, and submits to AVPA or where needed
  • Works with other administrative leaders to plan and coordinate internal and external program reviews synchronized with dates for accreditation
  • Assists with developing departmental retention plans and persistence data reports
  • Provides leadership in the development, maintenance, and assessment of departmental programs

Scholarship, Applied Research and Professional Development:

  • Maintain currency in EAP (research, trends, literature, contemporary issues, etc.)
  • Conduct scholarly inquiry related to EAP and/or applied research related to pedagogy and curriculum development in EAP
  • Develop a professional development and scholarly activity plan for each academic year, for approval by the AVPA
  • Participate in professional development activities, and attending conferences as required to maintain academic and professional currency
Position Requirements

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum Master of Education or Arts in Teaching English as a Second Language (or a related field)
  • TESL Canada qualified – meet Languages Canada requirements for accreditation
  • Five years’ experience in teaching, assessing, and developing curricula for academic English preparation in an accredited English native speaking post-secondary institution
  • Previous management or coordinating experience at a post-secondary educational environment
  • Demonstrated professional involvement in the field by having presented at conferences and/or published in TESOL related journals is preferred
  • English proficiency examiner training and experience, such as IELTS, iBT or Cambridge Suite
  • Academic quality assurance experience
  • Works well independently and in teams
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and effective interpersonal skills
  • The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds
  • Inter-cultural competency and diplomacy
  • Fluency in a second language is an asset

Posted on May 30, 2022.
Last updated November 9, 2022.

University Canada West has opened a new campus at Vancouver House and is experiencing significant growth. We are seeking a passionate learner-centered sessional faculty with specializations to teach:

Accounting:

  • ACCT 621 ; Accounting For Managers
About University Canada West

UCW is a business and technology oriented, teaching intensive university and has the fastest growing MBA program in Canada. Balanced with a BCOM degree, a BA in Business Communications and an AA degree, UCW offers students a solid grounding in academic knowledge and skills, interactive, experiential education in business and digital literacy skills. Faculty are responsible for interactive engaging teaching, staying active in their field through scholarly activities, and serving their Departments and the UCW university community through committee work. Responsibilities include working with colleagues to develop or modify the curriculum, preparing and updating course materials, teaching, working with students to improve their knowledge and career readiness skills, assessing student progress through grading assignments, papers, exams and other work, and maintaining currency about changes and innovations in your field and related teaching implications (examples, activities, approaches).

Specific Responsibilities

Faculty will:

  • Create a positive classroom and learning environment through effective student engagement
  • Provide constructive feedback to facilitate student learning and achievement
  • Employ a variety of appropriate teaching/learning strategies and activities to actively engage students and to apply their learning
  • Guide class discussions while encouraging debate, critical thinking and constructive feedback by students
  • Employ and further develop skills in academic technologies and tools to enhance and support student learning
  • Ensure teaching design and methods comply with pedagogical and UCW standards
  • Assess student achievement of learning outcomes using a variety of assessments and learning activities
  • Develop, revise and adapt appropriate learning resources for students
  • Provide academic support to students inside and outside of the classroom (regularly scheduled office hours, email, group study sessions, etc.)
  • Make appropriate student referrals to academic and personal university support programs as and when needed
  • Contribute to high quality curriculum development and revision
  • Maintain contacts with relevant industry and professional associations
  • Attend and participate in department and university faculty meetings pertinent to faculty responsibilities
  • Contribute to professional conferences, seminars, and workshops in your field of expertise and in teaching and learning
  • Remain currency in technical knowledge and instructional delivery approaches and techniques
  • Participate in professional development workshops, seminars and training and maintain your own continuing professional development
  • Conduct further research into their specific field of knowledge and/or scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Depending on expertise, instruct in a range of programs such as in the ACBSP accredited BCom & MBA programs, or in the BA Business Communications or Associate of Arts degrees.
General Requirements and Competencies for all Faculty

Minimum:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline
  • Demonstrated experience in effective teaching at the post-secondary level
  • Willing to use or learn to use, academic technology and tools to enhance and support student learning
  • Ability to teach in face-to-face, blended and online environments
  • Ability to employ active learning, experiential learning and learner centered approaches to teaching
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to cultivating equitable and inclusive learning environments
  • Demonstrated ability to teach students with diverse social identities and backgrounds
  • Effective time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

Preferred:

  • Terminal degree in a relevant discipline
  • 5+ years experience post-secondary teaching in face-to-face, blended and online environments
  • Experience in teaching students with diverse social identities and backgrounds
  • Demonstrated experience employing active learning, experiential learning and learner centered approaches
  • Professional experience in industry or business
  • Knowledge and experience in course design and development
  • Track record of scholarly activity in the field and/or scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching, assessing student work and providing constructive feedback

Note: This position includes requests for service (such as committee work and student coaching) within the university.

Specific Requirements and Competencies for Accounting Faculty

The specifics below may exceed or take precedence over aforementioned general requirements and competencies.

  • Canadian CPA required, US CPA acceptable with transfer to Canadian CPA, ACCA or equivalent considered
Posted on February 18, 2022.

University Canada West has opened a new campus at Vancouver House and is experiencing significant growth. We are seeking a passionate learner-centered sessional faculty with specializations to teach:

Biology & Ecology:

  • BIOL 100; Modern Biology
  • ECOL 100; Introduction to Ecology
  • ECOL 300; Ecosystem & Sustainable Development
About University Canada West

UCW is a business and technology oriented, teaching intensive university and has the fastest growing MBA program in Canada. Balanced with a BCOM degree, a BA in Business Communications and an AA degree, UCW offers students a solid grounding in academic knowledge and skills, interactive, experiential education in business and digital literacy skills. Faculty are responsible for interactive engaging teaching, staying active in their field through scholarly activities, and serving their Departments and the UCW university community through committee work. Responsibilities include working with colleagues to develop or modify the curriculum, preparing and updating course materials, teaching, working with students to improve their knowledge and career readiness skills, assessing student progress through grading assignments, papers, exams and other work, and maintaining currency about changes and innovations in your field and related teaching implications (examples, activities, approaches).

Specific Responsibilities

Faculty will:

  • Create a positive classroom and learning environment through effective student engagement
  • Provide constructive feedback to facilitate student learning and achievement
  • Employ a variety of appropriate teaching/learning strategies and activities to actively engage students and to apply their learning
  • Guide class discussions while encouraging debate, critical thinking and constructive feedback by students
  • Employ and further develop skills in academic technologies and tools to enhance and support student learning
  • Ensure teaching design and methods comply with pedagogical and UCW standards
  • Assess student achievement of learning outcomes using a variety of assessments and learning activities
  • Develop, revise and adapt appropriate learning resources for students
  • Provide academic support to students inside and outside of the classroom (regularly scheduled office hours, email, group study sessions, etc.)
  • Make appropriate student referrals to academic and personal university support programs as and when needed
  • Contribute to high quality curriculum development and revision
  • Maintain contacts with relevant industry and professional associations
  • Attend and participate in department and university faculty meetings pertinent to faculty responsibilities
  • Contribute to professional conferences, seminars, and workshops in your field of expertise and in teaching and learning
  • Remain currency in technical knowledge and instructional delivery approaches and techniques
  • Participate in professional development workshops, seminars and training and maintain your own continuing professional development
  • Conduct further research into their specific field of knowledge and/or scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Depending on expertise, instruct in a range of programs such as in the ACBSP accredited BCom & MBA programs, or in the BA Business Communications or Associate of Arts degrees.
General Requirements and Competencies for all Faculty

Minimum:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline
  • Demonstrated experience in effective teaching at the post-secondary level
  • Willing to use or learn to use, academic technology and tools to enhance and support student learning
  • Ability to teach in face-to-face, blended and online environments
  • Ability to employ active learning, experiential learning and learner centered approaches to teaching
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to cultivating equitable and inclusive learning environments
  • Demonstrated ability to teach students with diverse social identities and backgrounds
  • Effective time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

Preferred:

  • Terminal degree in a relevant discipline
  • 5+ years experience post-secondary teaching in face-to-face, blended and online environments
  • Experience in teaching students with diverse social identities and backgrounds
  • Demonstrated experience employing active learning, experiential learning and learner centered approaches
  • Professional experience in industry or business
  • Knowledge and experience in course design and development
  • Track record of scholarly activity in the field and/or scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching, assessing student work and providing constructive feedback

Note: This position includes requests for service (such as committee work and student coaching) within the university.

Specific Requirements and Competencies for The Following Faculty

The specifics below may exceed or take precedence over aforementioned general requirements and competencies:

BIOL 100; Modern Biology:

  • Master’s Degree or Ph D in Biology
  • Submission of a research paper
  • Ten years or more current and related teaching experience in a post-secondary setting
  • BC Instructor Diploma or BC Teaching Certificate is highly desirable

ECOL 100; Introduction to Ecology:

  • Master’s Degree or Ph D in Ecology or a related discipline
  • Submission of a research paper
  • Ten years of more current and related teaching experience in a post-secondary setting
  • BC Instructor Diploma or BC Teaching Certificate is highly desirable

ECOL 300; Ecosystem & Sustainable Development:

  • Master’s Degree or Ph D in Biology, Ecology or a related discipline
  • Submission of a research paper
  • Ten years of more current and related teaching experience in a post-secondary setting
  • BC Instructor Diploma or BC Teaching Certificate is highly desirable
Posted on February 18, 2022.

University Canada West has opened a new campus at Vancouver House and is experiencing significant growth. We are seeking a passionate learner-centered sessional faculty with specializations to teach:

Business Ethics:

  • BUSI 601; Ethics, CSR, and Business Environment
About University Canada West

UCW is a business and technology oriented, teaching intensive university and has the fastest growing MBA program in Canada. Balanced with a BCOM degree and a BA in Business Communications, UCW offers students interactive, experiential education in business and technology as well as solid grounding in academic skills. Faculty are responsible for interactive engaging teaching, staying active in their field through scholarly activities, and serving their Departments and the UCW university community by participating on committees. Responsibilities include working with your colleagues to develop or modify the curriculum preparing and updating class materials, teaching in your subject area, work with students taking your classes to improve their knowledge and career readiness skills, assessing students’ progress by grading assignments, papers, exams, and other work, and staying informed about changes and innovations in your field.

Specific Responsibilities

Faculty will:

  • Create a positive classroom and learning environment through effective student engagement
  • Provide constructive feedback to facilitate student learning and achievement
  • Employ a variety of appropriate teaching/learning strategies and activities to actively engage students and to apply their learning
  • Guide class discussions while encouraging debate, critical thinking, and constructive feedback by students
  • Employ and further develop skills in academic technologies and tools to enhance and support student learning
  • Ensure teaching design and methods comply with pedagogical and UCW standards
  • Assess student achievement of learning outcomes using a variety of assessments and learning activities
  • Develop, revise, and adapt appropriate learning resources for students
  • Provide academic support to students inside and outside of the classroom (regularly scheduled office hours, email, group study sessions, etc.)
  • Make appropriate student referrals to academic and personal university support programs as and when needed
  • Contribute to high quality curriculum development and revision
  • Maintain contacts with relevant industry and professional associations
  • Attend and participate in department and university faculty meetings pertinent to faculty responsibilities
  • Contribute to professional conferences, seminars, and workshops in your field of expertise and in teaching and learning
  • Remain currency in technical knowledge and instructional delivery approaches and techniques
  • Participate in professional development workshops, seminars and training and maintain your own continuing professional development
  • Conduct further research into their specific field of knowledge and/or scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Depending on expertise, instruct in a range of programs such as in the ACBSP accredited BCom & MBA programs, or in the BA Business Communications or Associate of Arts degrees.
General Requirements & Competencies

Minimum:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline
  • Demonstrated experience in effective teaching at the post-secondary level
  • Willing to use or learn to use, academic technology and tools to enhance and support student learning
  • Ability to teach in face-to-face, blended, and online environments
  • Ability to employ active learning, experiential learning and learner centered approaches to teaching
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to cultivating equitable and inclusive learning environments
  • Demonstrated ability to teach students with diverse social identities and backgrounds
  • Effective time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills

Preferred:

  • Terminal degree in a relevant discipline
  • 5+ years experience post-secondary teaching in face-to-face, blended and online environments
  • Experience in teaching students with diverse social identities and backgrounds
  • Demonstrated experience employing active learning, experiential learning and learner centered approaches
  • Professional experience in industry or business
  • Knowledge and experience in course design and development
  • Track record of scholarly activity in the field and/or scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching, assessing student work and providing constructive feedback

Note: This position includes requests for service (such as committee work and student coaching) within the university.

Specific Requirements and Competencies for Business Ethics Faculty:

The specifics below may exceed or take precedence over aforementioned general requirements and competencies:

  • Experience teaching a business ethics and Canadian business environment
  • At least 3 years work experience in Canada
Posted on February 11, 2022.
Last updated May 5, 2022.

University Canada West has opened a new campus at Vancouver House and is experiencing significant growth. We are seeking a passionate learner-centered sessional faculty with specializations to teach:

Communications & English

  • COMM 102 ; Mass Media & Society
  • COMM 105 ; Conversational & Writing Tools
  • COMM 140 ; Business Communication
  • COMM 150 ; Current Issues In Communications & Media
  • COMM 200 ; Communications Theory
  • COMM 203 ; Information Gathering
  • COMM 205 ; Writing For Media
  • COMM 207 ; Visual Communications In Mass Media
  • COMM 260 ; Content Creations
About University Canada West

UCW is a business and technology oriented, teaching intensive university and has the fastest growing MBA program in Canada. Balanced with a BCOM degree, a BA in Business Communications and an AA degree, UCW offers students a solid grounding in academic knowledge and skills, interactive, experiential education in business and digital literacy skills. Faculty are responsible for interactive engaging teaching, staying active in their field through scholarly activities, and serving their Departments and the UCW university community through committee work. Responsibilities include working with colleagues to develop or modify the curriculum, preparing and updating course materials, teaching, working with students to improve their knowledge and career readiness skills, assessing student progress through grading assignments, papers, exams and other work, and maintaining currency about changes and innovations in your field and related teaching implications (examples, activities, approaches).

Specific Responsibilities

Faculty will:

  • Create a positive classroom and learning environment through effective student engagement
  • Provide constructive feedback to facilitate student learning and achievement
  • Employ a variety of appropriate teaching/learning strategies and activities to actively engage students and to apply their learning
  • Guide class discussions while encouraging debate, critical thinking and constructive feedback by students
  • Employ and further develop skills in academic technologies and tools to enhance and support student learning
  • Ensure teaching design and methods comply with pedagogical and UCW standards
  • Assess student achievement of learning outcomes using a variety of assessments and learning activities
  • Develop, revise and adapt appropriate learning resources for students
  • Provide academic support to students inside and outside of the classroom (regularly scheduled office hours, email, group study sessions, etc.)
  • Make appropriate student referrals to academic and personal university support programs as and when needed
  • Contribute to high quality curriculum development and revision
  • Maintain contacts with relevant industry and professional associations
  • Attend and participate in department and university faculty meetings pertinent to faculty responsibilities
  • Contribute to professional conferences, seminars, and workshops in your field of expertise and in teaching and learning
  • Remain currency in technical knowledge and instructional delivery approaches and techniques
  • Participate in professional development workshops, seminars and training and maintain your own continuing professional development
  • Conduct further research into their specific field of knowledge and/or scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Depending on expertise, instruct in a range of programs such as in the ACBSP accredited BCom & MBA programs, or in the BA Business Communications or Associate of Arts degrees.
General Requirements and Competencies for all Faculty

Minimum:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline
  • Demonstrated experience in effective teaching at the post-secondary level
  • Willing to use or learn to use, academic technology and tools to enhance and support student learning
  • Ability to teach in face-to-face, blended and online environments
  • Ability to employ active learning, experiential learning and learner centered approaches to teaching
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to cultivating equitable and inclusive learning environments
  • Demonstrated ability to teach students with diverse social identities and backgrounds
  • Effective time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

Preferred:

  • Terminal degree in a relevant discipline
  • 5+ years experience post-secondary teaching in face-to-face, blended and online environments
  • Experience in teaching students with diverse social identities and backgrounds
  • Demonstrated experience employing active learning, experiential learning and learner centered approaches
  • Professional experience in industry or business
  • Knowledge and experience in course design and development
  • Track record of scholarly activity in the field and/or scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching, assessing student work and providing constructive feedback

Note: This position includes requests for service (such as committee work and student coaching) within the university.

Specific Requirements and Competencies for Communications & English Faculty

The specifics below may exceed or take precedence over aforementioned general requirements and competencies.

  • An advanced degree in a relevant area (eg., Communication, English); Ph D is preferred
  • Relevant workplace experience in professional communication (eg., in professional or technical writing, editing, designing various media)
  • Ten years or more current and related teaching experience in a post-secondary setting, especially professional writing or communication courses
  • BC Instructor Diploma or BC Teaching Certificate is highly desirable
Posted on February 18, 2022.

University Canada West has opened a new campus at Vancouver House and is experiencing significant growth. We are seeking a passionate learner-centered sessional faculty with specializations to teach:

Digital Marketing:

  • MRKT 623 ; Digital Marketing
About University Canada West

UCW is a business and technology oriented, teaching intensive university and has the fastest growing MBA program in Canada. Balanced with a BCOM degree and a BA in Business Communications, UCW offers students interactive, experiential education in business and technology as well as solid grounding in academic skills. Faculty are responsible for interactive engaging teaching, staying active in their field through scholarly activities, and serving their Departments and the UCW university community by participating on committees. Responsibilities include working with your colleagues to develop or modify the curriculum preparing and updating class materials, teaching in your subject area, work with students taking your classes to improve their knowledge and career readiness skills, assessing students’ progress by grading assignments, papers, exams, and other work, and staying informed about changes and innovations in your field.

Specific Responsibilities

Faculty will:

  • Create a positive classroom and learning environment through effective student engagement
  • Provide constructive feedback to facilitate student learning and achievement
  • Employ a variety of appropriate teaching/learning strategies and activities to actively engage students and to apply their learning
  • Guide class discussions while encouraging debate, critical thinking, and constructive feedback by students
  • Employ and further develop skills in academic technologies and tools to enhance and support student learning
  • Ensure teaching design and methods comply with pedagogical and UCW standards
  • Assess student achievement of learning outcomes using a variety of assessments and learning activities
  • Develop, revise, and adapt appropriate learning resources for students
  • Provide academic support to students inside and outside of the classroom (regularly scheduled office hours, email, group study sessions, etc.)
  • Make appropriate student referrals to academic and personal university support programs as and when needed
  • Contribute to high quality curriculum development and revision
  • Maintain contacts with relevant industry and professional associations
  • Attend and participate in department and university faculty meetings pertinent to faculty responsibilities
  • Contribute to professional conferences, seminars, and workshops in your field of expertise and in teaching and learning
  • Remain currency in technical knowledge and instructional delivery approaches and techniques
  • Participate in professional development workshops, seminars and training and maintain your own continuing professional development
  • Conduct further research into their specific field of knowledge and/or scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Depending on expertise, instruct in a range of programs such as in the ACBSP accredited BCom & MBA programs, or in the BA Business Communications or Associate of Arts degrees.
General Requirements and Competencies for all Faculty

Minimum:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline
  • Demonstrated experience in effective teaching at the post-secondary level
  • Willing to use or learn to use, academic technology and tools to enhance and support student learning
  • Ability to teach in face-to-face, blended and online environments
  • Ability to employ active learning, experiential learning and learner centered approaches to teaching
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to cultivating equitable and inclusive learning environments
  • Demonstrated ability to teach students with diverse social identities and backgrounds
  • Effective time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

Preferred:

  • Terminal degree in a relevant discipline PhD/DBA in Marketing
  • 5+ years experience post-secondary teaching in face-to-face, blended and online environments
  • Experience in teaching students with diverse social identities and backgrounds
  • Demonstrated experience employing active learning, experiential learning and learner centered approaches
  • Professional experience in industry or business
  • Knowledge and experience in course design and development
  • Track record of scholarly activity in the field and/or scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching, assessing student work and providing constructive feedback

Note: This position includes requests for service (such as committee work and student coaching) within the university.

Specific Requirements and Competencies for Digital Marketing Faculty

The specifics below may exceed or take precedence over aforementioned general requirements and competencies:

  • Experience in digital marketing and relevant technologies
  • Expert in Content Marketing, Email Marketing, Marketing analytics (Google Analytics), SEO, SEM and SMM
Posted on May 5, 2022.

University Canada West has opened a new campus at Vancouver House and is experiencing significant growth. We are seeking a passionate learner-centered sessional faculty with specializations to teach:

Economics

  • ECON 102 ; Microeconomics
  • ECON 104 ; Macroeconomics
  • ECON 105 ; Economics for Business
  • ECON 201 ; Canadian Microeconomics policy
  • ECON 202 ; Canadian Macroeconomics Policy
  • ECON 204 ; Banking and Finance Market
  • ECON 205 ; Managerial Economics
  • ECON 206 ; Environmental Economics
  • MBAF 504 ; Business Economics
About University Canada West

UCW is a business and technology oriented, teaching intensive university and has the fastest growing MBA program in Canada. Balanced with a BCOM degree, a BA in Business Communications and an AA degree, UCW offers students a solid grounding in academic knowledge and skills, interactive, experiential education in business and digital literacy skills. Faculty are responsible for interactive engaging teaching, staying active in their field through scholarly activities, and serving their Departments and the UCW university community through committee work. Responsibilities include working with colleagues to develop or modify the curriculum, preparing and updating course materials, teaching, working with students to improve their knowledge and career readiness skills, assessing student progress through grading assignments, papers, exams and other work, and maintaining currency about changes and innovations in your field and related teaching implications (examples, activities, approaches).

Specific Responsibilities

Faculty will:

  • Create a positive classroom and learning environment through effective student engagement
  • Provide constructive feedback to facilitate student learning and achievement
  • Employ a variety of appropriate teaching/learning strategies and activities to actively engage students and to apply their learning
  • Guide class discussions while encouraging debate, critical thinking and constructive feedback by students
  • Employ and further develop skills in academic technologies and tools to enhance and support student learning
  • Ensure teaching design and methods comply with pedagogical and UCW standards
  • Assess student achievement of learning outcomes using a variety of assessments and learning activities
  • Develop, revise and adapt appropriate learning resources for students
  • Provide academic support to students inside and outside of the classroom (regularly scheduled office hours, email, group study sessions, etc.)
  • Make appropriate student referrals to academic and personal university support programs as and when needed
  • Contribute to high quality curriculum development and revision
  • Maintain contacts with relevant industry and professional associations
  • Attend and participate in department and university faculty meetings pertinent to faculty responsibilities
  • Contribute to professional conferences, seminars, and workshops in your field of expertise and in teaching and learning
  • Remain currency in technical knowledge and instructional delivery approaches and techniques
  • Participate in professional development workshops, seminars and training and maintain your own continuing professional development
  • Conduct further research into their specific field of knowledge and/or scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Depending on expertise, instruct in a range of programs such as in the ACBSP accredited BCom & MBA programs, or in the BA Business Communications or Associate of Arts degrees.
General Requirements and Competencies for all Faculty

Minimum:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline
  • Demonstrated experience in effective teaching at the post-secondary level
  • Willing to use or learn to use, academic technology and tools to enhance and support student learning
  • Ability to teach in face-to-face, blended and online environments
  • Ability to employ active learning, experiential learning and learner centered approaches to teaching
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to cultivating equitable and inclusive learning environments
  • Demonstrated ability to teach students with diverse social identities and backgrounds
  • Effective time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

Preferred:

  • Terminal degree in a relevant discipline
  • 5+ years experience post-secondary teaching in face-to-face, blended and online environments
  • Experience in teaching students with diverse social identities and backgrounds
  • Demonstrated experience employing active learning, experiential learning and learner centered approaches
  • Professional experience in industry or business
  • Knowledge and experience in course design and development
  • Track record of scholarly activity in the field and/or scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching, assessing student work and providing constructive feedback

Note: This position includes requests for service (such as committee work and student coaching) within the university.

Specific Requirements and Competencies for ECON 102 ; Microeconomic Faculty

The specifics below may exceed or take precedence over aforementioned general requirements and competencies:

  • Ph D in Economics
  • Ten years or more industry experience or demonstrated teaching excellence
  • Submission of a research paper, which can be on pedagogy
  • MBA in Finance or related discipline from an AACSB accredited program
  • CFA, CPA or equivalent professional designation desired.
Specific Requirements and competencies for MBAF 504 ; Business Economic Faculty

The specifics below may exceed or take precedence over aforementioned general requirements and competencies:

  • Ph.D. in Economics or related field preferred
  • Five years or more in industry or strong academic background
  • Record of academic activity in Economics or employment desired
Posted on February 25, 2022.

University Canada West has opened a new campus at Vancouver House and is experiencing significant growth. We are seeking a passionate learner-centered sessional faculty with specializations to teach:

Economics

  • ECON 102 ; Microeconomics
  • ECON 104 ; Macroeconomics
  • ECON 105 ; Economics for Business
  • ECON 201 ; Canadian Microeconomics policy
  • ECON 202 ; Canadian Macroeconomics Policy
  • ECON 204 ; Banking and Finance Market
  • ECON 205 ; Managerial Economics
  • ECON 206 ; Environmental Economics
About University Canada West

UCW is a business and technology oriented, teaching intensive university and has the fastest growing MBA program in Canada. Balanced with a BCOM degree, a BA in Business Communications and an AA degree, UCW offers students a solid grounding in academic knowledge and skills, interactive, experiential education in business and digital literacy skills. Faculty are responsible for interactive engaging teaching, staying active in their field through scholarly activities, and serving their Departments and the UCW university community through committee work. Responsibilities include working with colleagues to develop or modify the curriculum, preparing and updating course materials, teaching, working with students to improve their knowledge and career readiness skills, assessing student progress through grading assignments, papers, exams and other work, and maintaining currency about changes and innovations in your field and related teaching implications (examples, activities, approaches).

Specific Responsibilities

Faculty will:

  • Create a positive classroom and learning environment through effective student engagement
  • Provide constructive feedback to facilitate student learning and achievement
  • Employ a variety of appropriate teaching/learning strategies and activities to actively engage students and to apply their learning
  • Guide class discussions while encouraging debate, critical thinking and constructive feedback by students
  • Employ and further develop skills in academic technologies and tools to enhance and support student learning
  • Ensure teaching design and methods comply with pedagogical and UCW standards
  • Assess student achievement of learning outcomes using a variety of assessments and learning activities
  • Develop, revise and adapt appropriate learning resources for students
  • Provide academic support to students inside and outside of the classroom (regularly scheduled office hours, email, group study sessions, etc.)
  • Make appropriate student referrals to academic and personal university support programs as and when needed
  • Contribute to high quality curriculum development and revision
  • Maintain contacts with relevant industry and professional associations
  • Attend and participate in department and university faculty meetings pertinent to faculty responsibilities
  • Contribute to professional conferences, seminars, and workshops in your field of expertise and in teaching and learning
  • Remain currency in technical knowledge and instructional delivery approaches and techniques
  • Participate in professional development workshops, seminars and training and maintain your own continuing professional development
  • Conduct further research into their specific field of knowledge and/or scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Depending on expertise, instruct in a range of programs such as in the ACBSP accredited BCom & MBA programs, or in the BA Business Communications or Associate of Arts degrees.
General Requirements and Competencies for all Faculty

Minimum:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline
  • Demonstrated experience in effective teaching at the post-secondary level
  • Willing to use or learn to use, academic technology and tools to enhance and support student learning
  • Ability to teach in face-to-face, blended and online environments
  • Ability to employ active learning, experiential learning and learner centered approaches to teaching
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to cultivating equitable and inclusive learning environments
  • Demonstrated ability to teach students with diverse social identities and backgrounds
  • Effective time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

Preferred:

  • Terminal degree in a relevant discipline
  • 5+ years experience post-secondary teaching in face-to-face, blended and online environments
  • Experience in teaching students with diverse social identities and backgrounds
  • Demonstrated experience employing active learning, experiential learning and learner centered approaches
  • Professional experience in industry or business
  • Knowledge and experience in course design and development
  • Track record of scholarly activity in the field and/or scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching, assessing student work and providing constructive feedback

Note: This position includes requests for service (such as committee work and student coaching) within the university.

Specific Requirements and Competencies for Economics Faculty

The specifics below may exceed or take precedence over aforementioned general requirements and competencies.

  • Ph D in Economics
  • Ten years or more industry experience or demonstrated teaching excellence
  • Submission of a research paper, which can be on pedagogy
  • MBA in Finance or related discipline from an AACSB accredited program
  • CFA, CPA or equivalent professional designation desired.
Posted on February 18, 2022.

University Canada West has opened a new campus at Vancouver House and is experiencing significant growth. We are seeking a passionate learner-centered sessional faculty with specializations to teach:

Digital Marketing:

  • BUSI 641: Entrepreneurship
About University Canada West

UCW is a business and technology oriented, teaching intensive university and has the fastest growing MBA program in Canada. Balanced with a BCOM degree and a BA in Business Communications, UCW offers students interactive, experiential education in business and technology as well as solid grounding in academic skills. Faculty are responsible for interactive engaging teaching, staying active in their field through scholarly activities, and serving their Departments and the UCW university community by participating on committees. Responsibilities include working with your colleagues to develop or modify the curriculum preparing and updating class materials, teaching in your subject area, work with students taking your classes to improve their knowledge and career readiness skills, assessing students’ progress by grading assignments, papers, exams, and other work, and staying informed about changes and innovations in your field.

Specific Responsibilities

Faculty will:

  • Create a positive classroom and learning environment through effective student engagement
  • Provide constructive feedback to facilitate student learning and achievement
  • Employ a variety of appropriate teaching/learning strategies and activities to actively engage students and to apply their learning
  • Guide class discussions while encouraging debate, critical thinking, and constructive feedback by students
  • Employ and further develop skills in academic technologies and tools to enhance and support student learning
  • Ensure teaching design and methods comply with pedagogical and UCW standards
  • Assess student achievement of learning outcomes using a variety of assessments and learning activities
  • Develop, revise, and adapt appropriate learning resources for students
  • Provide academic support to students inside and outside of the classroom (regularly scheduled office hours, email, group study sessions, etc.)
  • Make appropriate student referrals to academic and personal university support programs as and when needed
  • Contribute to high quality curriculum development and revision
  • Maintain contacts with relevant industry and professional associations
  • Attend and participate in department and university faculty meetings pertinent to faculty responsibilities
  • Contribute to professional conferences, seminars, and workshops in your field of expertise and in teaching and learning
  • Remain currency in technical knowledge and instructional delivery approaches and techniques
  • Participate in professional development workshops, seminars and training and maintain your own continuing professional development
  • Conduct further research into their specific field of knowledge and/or scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Depending on expertise, instruct in a range of programs such as in the ACBSP accredited BCom & MBA programs, or in the BA Business Communications or Associate of Arts degrees.
General Requirements and Competencies for all Faculty

Minimum:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline
  • Demonstrated experience in effective teaching at the post-secondary level
  • Willing to use or learn to use, academic technology and tools to enhance and support student learning
  • Ability to teach in face-to-face, blended and online environments
  • Ability to employ active learning, experiential learning and learner centered approaches to teaching
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to cultivating equitable and inclusive learning environments
  • Demonstrated ability to teach students with diverse social identities and backgrounds
  • Effective time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

Preferred:

  • Terminal degree in a relevant discipline
  • 5+ years experience post-secondary teaching in face-to-face, blended and online environments
  • Experience in teaching students with diverse social identities and backgrounds
  • Demonstrated experience employing active learning, experiential learning and learner centered approaches
  • Professional experience in industry or business
  • Knowledge and experience in course design and development
  • Track record of scholarly activity in the field and/or scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching, assessing student work and providing constructive feedback

Note: This position includes requests for service (such as committee work and student coaching) within the university.

Specific Requirements and Competencies for Entrepreneurship Faculty

The specifics below may exceed or take precedence over aforementioned general requirements and competencies:

  • Experience in entrepreneurship and Canadian entrepreneurial eco-system.
  • Minimum 3 years of Professional experience managing an entrepreneurial venture or small business.
  • Mentors students and provide support for community members interested in starting new businesses.
Posted on May 5, 2022.

University Canada West has opened a new campus at Vancouver House and is experiencing significant growth. We are seeking a passionate learner-centered sessional faculty with specializations to teach:

Finance

  • FNCE 625: Investment Analysis and Management
  • FNCE 627:  Personal Financial Planning
  • FNCE 629: Global Financial Institutaions Management
  • FNCE 630: Green Finance
About University Canada West

UCW is a business and technology oriented, teaching intensive university and has the fastest growing MBA program in Canada. Balanced with a BCOM degree, a BA in Business Communications and an AA degree, UCW offers students a solid grounding in academic knowledge and skills, interactive, experiential education in business and digital literacy skills. Faculty are responsible for interactive engaging teaching, staying active in their field through scholarly activities, and serving their Departments and the UCW university community through committee work. Responsibilities include working with colleagues to develop or modify the curriculum, preparing and updating course materials, teaching, working with students to improve their knowledge and career readiness skills, assessing student progress through grading assignments, papers, exams and other work, and maintaining currency about changes and innovations in your field and related teaching implications (examples, activities, approaches).

Specific Responsibilities

Faculty will:

  • Create a positive classroom and learning environment through effective student engagement
  • Provide constructive feedback to facilitate student learning and achievement
  • Employ a variety of appropriate teaching/learning strategies and activities to actively engage students and to apply their learning
  • Guide class discussions while encouraging debate, critical thinking and constructive feedback by students
  • Employ and further develop skills in academic technologies and tools to enhance and support student learning
  • Ensure teaching design and methods comply with pedagogical and UCW standards
  • Assess student achievement of learning outcomes using a variety of assessments and learning activities
  • Develop, revise and adapt appropriate learning resources for students
  • Provide academic support to students inside and outside of the classroom (regularly scheduled office hours, email, group study sessions, etc.)
  • Make appropriate student referrals to academic and personal university support programs as and when needed
  • Contribute to high quality curriculum development and revision
  • Maintain contacts with relevant industry and professional associations
  • Attend and participate in department and university faculty meetings pertinent to faculty responsibilities
  • Contribute to professional conferences, seminars, and workshops in your field of expertise and in teaching and learning
  • Remain currency in technical knowledge and instructional delivery approaches and techniques
  • Participate in professional development workshops, seminars and training and maintain your own continuing professional development
  • Conduct further research into their specific field of knowledge and/or scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Depending on expertise, instruct in a range of programs such as in the ACBSP accredited BCom & MBA programs, or in the BA Business Communications or Associate of Arts degrees.
General Requirements and Competencies for all Faculty

Minimum:

  • MBA or equivalent and definitely prefer PhDs
  • Demonstrated experience in effective teaching at the post-secondary level
  • Willing to use or learn to use, academic technology and tools to enhance and support student learning
  • Ability to teach in face-to-face, blended and online environments
  • Ability to employ active learning, experiential learning and learner centered approaches to teaching
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to cultivating equitable and inclusive learning environments
  • Demonstrated ability to teach students with diverse social identities and backgrounds
  • Effective time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

Preferred:

  • Terminal degree in a relevant discipline
  • 5+ years experience post-secondary teaching in face-to-face, blended and online environments
  • Experience in teaching students with diverse social identities and backgrounds
  • Demonstrated experience employing active learning, experiential learning and learner centered approaches
  • Professional experience in industry or business
  • Knowledge and experience in course design and development
  • Track record of scholarly activity in the field and/or scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching, assessing student work and providing constructive feedback

Note: This position includes requests for service (such as committee work and student coaching) within the university.

Specific Requirements and Competencies for FNCE 625 ; Investment Analysis and Management Faculty

The specifics below may exceed or take precedence over aforementioned general requirements and competencies:

  • Passed the CSC, CFA exam. been a financial advisor, planner or similar preferably 5 years experience or more
Specific Requirements and Competencies for FNCE 627 ; Personal Financial Planning Faculty

The specifics below may exceed or take precedence over aforementioned general requirements and competencies:

  • Passed CFP exam been financial planner, portfolio manager, or similar, preferably 5 years experience or more
Specific Requirements and Competencies for FNCE 629 ; Global Financial Institutions Management Faculty

The specifics below may exceed or take precedence over aforementioned general requirements and competencies:

  • Has experience with financial risk management and has passed CSC, CFA, CFP or similar preferably with 5 years experience or more
Specific Requirements and Competencies for FNCE 630 ; Green Finance Faculty

The specifics below may exceed or take precedence over aforementioned general requirements and competencies:

  • Passed the CSC, CFA exam. been a financial advisor, planner or similar preferably 5 years experience or more
  • Passed CFP exam been financial planner, portfolio manager, or similar, preferably 5 years experience or more
  • Has experience with financial risk management and has passed CSC, CFA, CFP or similar preferably with 5 years experience or more
  • Any of the above and has experience in sustainability in business
Posted on February 25, 2022.
Last updated August 24, 2022.

University Canada West has opened a new campus at Vancouver House and is experiencing significant growth. We are seeking a passionate learner-centered sessional faculty with specializations to teach:

History

  • HIST 305; Canadian Urban History
About University Canada West

UCW is a business and technology oriented, teaching intensive university and has the fastest growing MBA program in Canada. Balanced with a BCOM degree, a BA in Business Communications and an AA degree, UCW offers students a solid grounding in academic knowledge and skills, interactive, experiential education in business and digital literacy skills. Faculty are responsible for interactive engaging teaching, staying active in their field through scholarly activities, and serving their Departments and the UCW university community through committee work. Responsibilities include working with colleagues to develop or modify the curriculum, preparing and updating course materials, teaching, working with students to improve their knowledge and career readiness skills, assessing student progress through grading assignments, papers, exams and other work, and maintaining currency about changes and innovations in your field and related teaching implications (examples, activities, approaches).

Specific Responsibilities

Faculty will:

  • Create a positive classroom and learning environment through effective student engagement
  • Provide constructive feedback to facilitate student learning and achievement
  • Employ a variety of appropriate teaching/learning strategies and activities to actively engage students and to apply their learning
  • Guide class discussions while encouraging debate, critical thinking and constructive feedback by students
  • Employ and further develop skills in academic technologies and tools to enhance and support student learning
  • Ensure teaching design and methods comply with pedagogical and UCW standards
  • Assess student achievement of learning outcomes using a variety of assessments and learning activities
  • Develop, revise and adapt appropriate learning resources for students
  • Provide academic support to students inside and outside of the classroom (regularly scheduled office hours, email, group study sessions, etc.)
  • Make appropriate student referrals to academic and personal university support programs as and when needed
  • Contribute to high quality curriculum development and revision
  • Maintain contacts with relevant industry and professional associations
  • Attend and participate in department and university faculty meetings pertinent to faculty responsibilities
  • Contribute to professional conferences, seminars, and workshops in your field of expertise and in teaching and learning
  • Remain currency in technical knowledge and instructional delivery approaches and techniques
  • Participate in professional development workshops, seminars and training and maintain your own continuing professional development
  • Conduct further research into their specific field of knowledge and/or scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Depending on expertise, instruct in a range of programs such as in the ACBSP accredited BCom & MBA programs, or in the BA Business Communications or Associate of Arts degrees.
General Requirements and Competencies for all Faculty

Minimum:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline
  • Demonstrated experience in effective teaching at the post-secondary level
  • Willing to use or learn to use, academic technology and tools to enhance and support student learning
  • Ability to teach in face-to-face, blended and online environments
  • Ability to employ active learning, experiential learning and learner centered approaches to teaching
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to cultivating equitable and inclusive learning environments
  • Demonstrated ability to teach students with diverse social identities and backgrounds
  • Effective time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

Preferred:

  • Terminal degree in a relevant discipline
  • 5+ years experience post-secondary teaching in face-to-face, blended and online environments
  • Experience in teaching students with diverse social identities and backgrounds
  • Demonstrated experience employing active learning, experiential learning and learner centered approaches
  • Professional experience in industry or business
  • Knowledge and experience in course design and development
  • Track record of scholarly activity in the field and/or scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching, assessing student work and providing constructive feedback

Note: This position includes requests for service (such as committee work and student coaching) within the university.

Specific Requirements and Competencies for History Faculty

The specifics below may exceed or take precedence over aforementioned general requirements and competencies.

  • M.A. in Canadian History or Urban Planning; PH D in Canadian History preferred
  • Ten years or more industry experience or teaching experience in a post-secondary environment
Posted on February 18, 2022.

University Canada West has opened a new campus at Vancouver House and is experiencing significant growth. We are seeking a passionate learner-centered sessional faculty with specializations to teach:

Human Resources:

  • HRMT 621 – Human Resource Management in the Global Environment
  • HRMT 622 – Talent Management
  • HRMT 623 – HR Strategy
  • HRMT 624 – Recruiting & Retaining Talent
  • HRMT 625 – Management & Employee Relations
About University Canada West

UCW is a business and technology oriented, teaching intensive university and has the fastest growing MBA program in Canada. Balanced with a BCOM degree, a BA in Business Communications and an AA degree, UCW offers students a solid grounding in academic knowledge and skills, interactive, experiential education in business and digital literacy skills. Faculty are responsible for interactive engaging teaching, staying active in their field through scholarly activities, and serving their Departments and the UCW university community through committee work. Responsibilities include working with colleagues to develop or modify the curriculum, preparing and updating course materials, teaching, working with students to improve their knowledge and career readiness skills, assessing student progress through grading assignments, papers, exams and other work, and maintaining currency about changes and innovations in your field and related teaching implications (examples, activities, approaches).

Specific Responsibilities

Faculty will:

  • Create a positive classroom and learning environment through effective student engagement
  • Provide constructive feedback to facilitate student learning and achievement
  • Employ a variety of appropriate teaching/learning strategies and activities to actively engage students and to apply their learning
  • Guide class discussions while encouraging debate, critical thinking and constructive feedback by students
  • Employ and further develop skills in academic technologies and tools to enhance and support student learning
  • Ensure teaching design and methods comply with pedagogical and UCW standards
  • Assess student achievement of learning outcomes using a variety of assessments and learning activities
  • Develop, revise and adapt appropriate learning resources for students
  • Provide academic support to students inside and outside of the classroom (regularly scheduled office hours, email, group study sessions, etc.)
  • Make appropriate student referrals to academic and personal university support programs as and when needed
  • Contribute to high quality curriculum development and revision
  • Maintain contacts with relevant industry and professional associations
  • Attend and participate in department and university faculty meetings pertinent to faculty responsibilities
  • Contribute to professional conferences, seminars, and workshops in your field of expertise and in teaching and learning
  • Remain currency in technical knowledge and instructional delivery approaches and techniques
  • Participate in professional development workshops, seminars and training and maintain your own continuing professional development
  • Conduct further research into their specific field of knowledge and/or scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Depending on expertise, instruct in a range of programs such as in the ACBSP accredited BCom & MBA programs, or in the BA Business Communications or Associate of Arts degrees.
General Requirements & Competencies

Minimum:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline
  • Demonstrated experience in effective teaching at the post-secondary level
  • Willing to use or learn to use, academic technology and tools to enhance and support student learning
  • Ability to teach in face-to-face, blended and online environments
  • Ability to employ active learning, experiential learning and learner centered approaches to teaching
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to cultivating equitable and inclusive learning environments
  • Demonstrated ability to teach students with diverse social identities and backgrounds
  • Effective time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

Preferred:

  • Terminal degree in a relevant discipline
  • 5+ years experience post-secondary teaching in face-to-face, blended and online environments
  • Experience in teaching students with diverse social identities and backgrounds
  • Demonstrated experience employing active learning, experiential learning and learner centered approaches
  • Professional experience in industry or business
  • Knowledge and experience in course design and development
  • Track record of scholarly activity in the field and/or scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching, assessing student work and providing constructive feedback

Note: This position includes requests for service (such as committee work and student coaching) within the university.

Specific Requirements & Competencies

The specifics below may exceed or take precedence over aforementioned general requirements and competencies:

HRMT 621 – Human Resource Management in the Global Environment:

  • PhD or a Master in HR with HR global certification

HRMT 622 – Talent Management:

  • PhD or a Master in HR, Leadership, Business
  • Previous experience in teaching change management courses would be a distinct advantage.

HRMT 623 – HR Strategy:

  • PhD or a Master in HR, CPHR certification

HRMT 624 – Recruiting & Retaining Talent:

  • PhD or a Master in HR, CPHR certification

HRMT 625 – Management & Employee Relations:

  • PhD or a Master in HR, CPHR certification
Posted on February 11, 2022.
Last updated November 9, 2022.

University Canada West has opened a new campus at Vancouver House and is experiencing significant growth. We are seeking a passionate learner-centered sessional faculty with specializations to teach:

IT:

  • CMPT 641; Digital Transformation
About University Canada West

UCW is a business and technology oriented, teaching intensive university and has the fastest growing MBA program in Canada. Balanced with a BCOM degree and a BA in Business Communications, UCW offers students interactive, experiential education in business and technology as well as solid grounding in academic skills. Faculty are responsible for interactive engaging teaching, staying active in their field through scholarly activities, and serving their Departments and the UCW university community by participating on committees. Responsibilities include working with your colleagues to develop or modify the curriculum preparing and updating class materials, teaching in your subject area, work with students taking your classes to improve their knowledge and career readiness skills, assessing students’ progress by grading assignments, papers, exams, and other work, and staying informed about changes and innovations in your field.

Specific Responsibilities

Faculty will:

  • Create a positive classroom and learning environment through effective student engagement
  • Provide constructive feedback to facilitate student learning and achievement
  • Employ a variety of appropriate teaching/learning strategies and activities to actively engage students and to apply their learning
  • Guide class discussions while encouraging debate, critical thinking, and constructive feedback by students
  • Employ and further develop skills in academic technologies and tools to enhance and support student learning
  • Ensure teaching design and methods comply with pedagogical and UCW standards
  • Assess student achievement of learning outcomes using a variety of assessments and learning activities
  • Develop, revise, and adapt appropriate learning resources for students
  • Provide academic support to students inside and outside of the classroom (regularly scheduled office hours, email, group study sessions, etc.)
  • Make appropriate student referrals to academic and personal university support programs as and when needed
  • Contribute to high quality curriculum development and revision
  • Maintain contacts with relevant industry and professional associations
  • Attend and participate in department and university faculty meetings pertinent to faculty responsibilities
  • Contribute to professional conferences, seminars, and workshops in your field of expertise and in teaching and learning
  • Remain currency in technical knowledge and instructional delivery approaches and techniques
  • Participate in professional development workshops, seminars and training and maintain your own continuing professional development
  • Conduct further research into their specific field of knowledge and/or scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Depending on expertise, instruct in a range of programs such as in the ACBSP accredited BCom & MBA programs, or in the BA Business Communications or Associate of Arts degrees.
General Requirements & Competencies

Minimum:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline (computer science, IT/MIS, Applied computing, Technology)
  • Demonstrated experience in effective teaching at the post-secondary level
  • Willing to use or learn to use, academic technology and tools to enhance and support student learning
  • Ability to teach in face-to-face, blended and online environments
  • Ability to employ active learning, experiential learning and learner centered approaches to teaching
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to cultivating equitable and inclusive learning environments
  • Demonstrated ability to teach students with diverse social identities and backgrounds
  • Effective time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

Preferred:

  • Terminal degree in a relevant discipline
  • 5+ years experience post-secondary teaching in face-to-face, blended and online environments
  • Experience in teaching students with diverse social identities and backgrounds
  • Demonstrated experience employing active learning, experiential learning and learner centered approaches
  • Professional experience in industry or business
  • Knowledge and experience in course design and development
  • Track record of scholarly activity in the field and/or scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching, assessing student work and providing constructive feedback

Note: This position includes requests for service (such as committee work and student coaching) within the university.

Specific Requirements and Competencies for IT Faculty:

The specifics below may exceed or take precedence over aforementioned general requirements and competencies:

  • PhD in Computer science, IT/MIS, DBA/PhD in technology Management
  • Master computer science, IT/MIS, Applied computing, Technology
Posted on February 11, 2022.
Last updated August 24, 2022.

University Canada West has opened a new campus at Vancouver House and is experiencing significant growth. We are seeking a passionate learner-centered sessional faculty with specializations to teach:

Leadership:

  • MGMT 601 – Leadership in Global Context
  • MGMT 660 – Leadership and Decision Making
About University Canada West

UCW is a business and technology oriented, teaching intensive university and has the fastest growing MBA program in Canada. Balanced with a BCOM degree, a BA in Business Communications and an AA degree, UCW offers students a solid grounding in academic knowledge and skills, interactive, experiential education in business and digital literacy skills. Faculty are responsible for interactive engaging teaching, staying active in their field through scholarly activities, and serving their Departments and the UCW university community through committee work. Responsibilities include working with colleagues to develop or modify the curriculum, preparing and updating course materials, teaching, working with students to improve their knowledge and career readiness skills, assessing student progress through grading assignments, papers, exams and other work, and maintaining currency about changes and innovations in your field and related teaching implications (examples, activities, approaches).

Specific Responsibilities

Faculty will:

  • Create a positive classroom and learning environment through effective student engagement
  • Provide constructive feedback to facilitate student learning and achievement
  • Employ a variety of appropriate teaching/learning strategies and activities to actively engage students and to apply their learning
  • Guide class discussions while encouraging debate, critical thinking and constructive feedback by students
  • Employ and further develop skills in academic technologies and tools to enhance and support student learning
  • Ensure teaching design and methods comply with pedagogical and UCW standards
  • Assess student achievement of learning outcomes using a variety of assessments and learning activities
  • Develop, revise and adapt appropriate learning resources for students
  • Provide academic support to students inside and outside of the classroom (regularly scheduled office hours, email, group study sessions, etc.)
  • Make appropriate student referrals to academic and personal university support programs as and when needed
  • Contribute to high quality curriculum development and revision
  • Maintain contacts with relevant industry and professional associations
  • Attend and participate in department and university faculty meetings pertinent to faculty responsibilities
  • Contribute to professional conferences, seminars, and workshops in your field of expertise and in teaching and learning
  • Remain currency in technical knowledge and instructional delivery approaches and techniques
  • Participate in professional development workshops, seminars and training and maintain your own continuing professional development
  • Conduct further research into their specific field of knowledge and/or scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Depending on expertise, instruct in a range of programs such as in the ACBSP accredited BCom & MBA programs, or in the BA Business Communications or Associate of Arts degrees.
General Requirements & Competencies

Minimum:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline
  • Demonstrated experience in effective teaching at the post-secondary level
  • Willing to use or learn to use, academic technology and tools to enhance and support student learning
  • Ability to teach in face-to-face, blended and online environments
  • Ability to employ active learning, experiential learning and learner centered approaches to teaching
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to cultivating equitable and inclusive learning environments
  • Demonstrated ability to teach students with diverse social identities and backgrounds
  • Effective time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

Preferred:

  • Terminal degree in a relevant discipline
  • 5+ years experience post-secondary teaching in face-to-face, blended and online environments
  • Experience in teaching students with diverse social identities and backgrounds
  • Demonstrated experience employing active learning, experiential learning and learner centered approaches
  • Professional experience in industry or business
  • Knowledge and experience in course design and development
  • Track record of scholarly activity in the field and/or scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching, assessing student work and providing constructive feedback

Note: This position includes requests for service (such as committee work and student coaching) within the university.

Specific Requirements & Competencies for Leadership Faculty

The specifics below may exceed or take precedence over aforementioned general requirements and competencies:

  • PhD in Leadership
  • Experience in leadership positions in major corporations
  • Previous experience in teaching Change Management and Negotiation courses would be a distinct advantage

Posted on February 11, 2022.
Last updated November 9, 2022.

University Canada West has opened a new campus at Vancouver House and is experiencing significant growth. We are seeking a passionate learner-centered sessional faculty with specializations to teach:

Business Analytics

  • BUSI 650; Business Analytics
  • BUSI 651: Machine Learning
  • BUSI 652; Predictive Analytics
About University Canada West

UCW is a business and technology oriented, teaching intensive university and has the fastest growing MBA program in Canada. Balanced with a BCOM degree, a BA in Business Communications and an AA degree, UCW offers students a solid grounding in academic knowledge and skills, interactive, experiential education in business and digital literacy skills. Faculty are responsible for interactive engaging teaching, staying active in their field through scholarly activities, and serving their Departments and the UCW university community through committee work. Responsibilities include working with colleagues to develop or modify the curriculum, preparing and updating course materials, teaching, working with students to improve their knowledge and career readiness skills, assessing student progress through grading assignments, papers, exams and other work, and maintaining currency about changes and innovations in your field and related teaching implications (examples, activities, approaches).

Specific Responsibilities

Faculty will:

  • Create a positive classroom and learning environment through effective student engagement
  • Provide constructive feedback to facilitate student learning and achievement
  • Employ a variety of appropriate teaching/learning strategies and activities to actively engage students and to apply their learning
  • Guide class discussions while encouraging debate, critical thinking and constructive feedback by students
  • Employ and further develop skills in academic technologies and tools to enhance and support student learning
  • Ensure teaching design and methods comply with pedagogical and UCW standards
  • Assess student achievement of learning outcomes using a variety of assessments and learning activities
  • Develop, revise and adapt appropriate learning resources for students
  • Provide academic support to students inside and outside of the classroom (regularly scheduled office hours, email, group study sessions, etc.)
  • Make appropriate student referrals to academic and personal university support programs as and when needed
  • Contribute to high quality curriculum development and revision
  • Maintain contacts with relevant industry and professional associations
  • Attend and participate in department and university faculty meetings pertinent to faculty responsibilities
  • Contribute to professional conferences, seminars, and workshops in your field of expertise and in teaching and learning
  • Remain currency in technical knowledge and instructional delivery approaches and techniques
  • Participate in professional development workshops, seminars and training and maintain your own continuing professional development
  • Conduct further research into their specific field of knowledge and/or scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Depending on expertise, instruct in a range of programs such as in the ACBSP accredited BCom & MBA programs, or in the BA Business Communications or Associate of Arts degrees.
General Requirements and Competencies for all Faculty

Minimum:

  • Master’s Degree in Data science, Computing Science or Software Engineering, or equivalent education from a related field.
  • Demonstrated experience in effective teaching at the post-secondary level
  • Willing to use or learn to use, academic technology and tools to enhance and support student learning
  • Ability to teach in face-to-face, blended and online environments
  • Ability to employ active learning, experiential learning and learner centered approaches to teaching
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to cultivating equitable and inclusive learning environments
  • Demonstrated ability to teach students with diverse social identities and backgrounds
  • Effective time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

Preferred:

  • Terminal degree in a relevant discipline
  • 5+ years experience post-secondary teaching in face-to-face, blended and online environments
  • Experience in teaching students with diverse social identities and backgrounds
  • Demonstrated experience employing active learning, experiential learning and learner centered approaches
  • Professional experience in industry or business
  • Knowledge and experience in course design and development
  • Track record of scholarly activity in the field and/or scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching, assessing student work and providing constructive feedback

Note: This position includes requests for service (such as committee work and student coaching) within the university.

Specific Requirements and Competencies for Faculty

The specifics below may exceed or take precedence over aforementioned general requirements and competencies:

  • Knowledge of industry aligned applications of fundamentals of machine learning, economic and social impacts of Machine Learning on society including bias, and general abilities and limitations of Machine Learning today and into the near future.
  • Expert understanding of modern applications and use cases for machine learning, especially in terms of the benefits to Canadian businesses and strategic advantage.
  • Proficiency with Canadian data governance and regulatory environment in the machine learning spaces.
  • Advanced quantitative, data analysis, and analytical thinking skills
  • Advanced knowledge in programming languages such as SQL, R, or Python
  • Advanced knowledge in business intelligence tools, such as Tableau, Power BI, or equivalent
  • Intermediate knowledge of database technologies such as Microsoft SQL, or No SQL databases
Posted on August 24, 2022.

University Canada West has opened a new campus at Vancouver House and is experiencing significant growth. We are seeking a passionate learner-centered sessional faculty with specializations to teach:

Marketing:

  • MRKT 610; Methods of Marketing Research
  • MRKT 612; Marketing Analytics
  • MRKT 621; Marketing Management
  • MRKT 623; Digital Marketing Strategy
  • MRKT 625; Marketing Promotion
  • MRKT 627; International Marketing
  • MRKT 630; Sustainable Marketing
About University Canada West

UCW is a business and technology oriented, teaching intensive university and has the fastest growing MBA program in Canada. Balanced with a BCOM degree and a BA in Business Communications, UCW offers students interactive, experiential education in business and technology as well as solid grounding in academic skills. Faculty are responsible for interactive engaging teaching, staying active in their field through scholarly activities, and serving their Departments and the UCW university community by participating on committees. Responsibilities include working with your colleagues to develop or modify the curriculum preparing and updating class materials, teaching in your subject area, work with students taking your classes to improve their knowledge and career readiness skills, assessing students’ progress by grading assignments, papers, exams, and other work, and staying informed about changes and innovations in your field.

Specific Responsibilities

Faculty will:

  • Create a positive classroom and learning environment through effective student engagement
  • Provide constructive feedback to facilitate student learning and achievement
  • Employ a variety of appropriate teaching/learning strategies and activities to actively engage students and to apply their learning
  • Guide class discussions while encouraging debate, critical thinking, and constructive feedback by students
  • Employ and further develop skills in academic technologies and tools to enhance and support student learning
  • Ensure teaching design and methods comply with pedagogical and UCW standards
  • Assess student achievement of learning outcomes using a variety of assessments and learning activities
  • Develop, revise, and adapt appropriate learning resources for students
  • Provide academic support to students inside and outside of the classroom (regularly scheduled office hours, email, group study sessions, etc.)
  • Make appropriate student referrals to academic and personal university support programs as and when needed
  • Contribute to high quality curriculum development and revision
  • Maintain contacts with relevant industry and professional associations
  • Attend and participate in department and university faculty meetings pertinent to faculty responsibilities
  • Contribute to professional conferences, seminars, and workshops in your field of expertise and in teaching and learning
  • Remain currency in technical knowledge and instructional delivery approaches and techniques
  • Participate in professional development workshops, seminars and training and maintain your own continuing professional development
  • Conduct further research into their specific field of knowledge and/or scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Depending on expertise, instruct in a range of programs such as in the ACBSP accredited BCom & MBA programs, or in the BA Business Communications or Associate of Arts degrees.
General Requirements & Competencies

Minimum:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline
  • Demonstrated experience in effective teaching at the post-secondary level
  • Willing to use or learn to use, academic technology and tools to enhance and support student learning
  • Ability to teach in face-to-face, blended, and online environments
  • Ability to employ active learning, experiential learning and learner centered approaches to teaching
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to cultivating equitable and inclusive learning environments
  • Demonstrated ability to teach students with diverse social identities and backgrounds
  • Effective time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills

Preferred:

  • Terminal degree in a relevant discipline
  • 5+ years experience post-secondary teaching in face-to-face, blended and online environments
  • Experience in teaching students with diverse social identities and backgrounds
  • Demonstrated experience employing active learning, experiential learning and learner centered approaches
  • Professional experience in industry or business
  • Knowledge and experience in course design and development
  • Track record of scholarly activity in the field and/or scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching, assessing student work and providing constructive feedback

Note: This position includes requests for service (such as committee work and student coaching) within the university.

Specific Requirements and Competencies for the following Faculty:

The specifics below may exceed or take precedence over aforementioned general requirements and competencies:

MRKT 610/ Methods of Marketing Research

  • Phd/DBA degree in Marketing Or a relevant discipline

MRKT 612; Marketing Analytics 

  • Phd/DBA degree in Marketing Or a relevant discipline

MRKT 621; Marketing Management 

  • Phd/DBA degree in Marketing Or a relevant discipline

MRKT 623; Digital Marketing Strategy 

  • Phd/DBA degree in Marketing Or a relevant discipline

MRKT 625; Marketing Promotion 

  • Phd/DBA degree in Marketing Or a relevant discipline

MRKT 627; International Marketing 

  • Phd/DBA degree in Marketing Or a relevant discipline

MRKT 630; Sustainable Marketing 

  • Phd/DBA degree in Marketing Or a relevant discipline
Posted on February 11, 2022.

University Canada West has opened a new campus at Vancouver House and is experiencing significant growth. We are seeking a passionate learner-centered sessional faculty with specializations to teach:

Operations & Project Management

  • OPMT 620; Operations Management
  • MGMT 640; Project Management
  • MGMT 641; Advanced Project Management
  • MGMT 642; Agile Management
About University Canada West

UCW is a business and technology oriented, teaching intensive university and has the fastest growing MBA program in Canada. Balanced with a BCOM degree, a BA in Business Communications and an AA degree, UCW offers students a solid grounding in academic knowledge and skills, interactive, experiential education in business and digital literacy skills. Faculty are responsible for interactive engaging teaching, staying active in their field through scholarly activities, and serving their Departments and the UCW university community through committee work. Responsibilities include working with colleagues to develop or modify the curriculum, preparing and updating course materials, teaching, working with students to improve their knowledge and career readiness skills, assessing student progress through grading assignments, papers, exams and other work, and maintaining currency about changes and innovations in your field and related teaching implications (examples, activities, approaches).

Specific Responsibilities

Faculty will:

  • Create a positive classroom and learning environment through effective student engagement
  • Provide constructive feedback to facilitate student learning and achievement
  • Employ a variety of appropriate teaching/learning strategies and activities to actively engage students and to apply their learning
  • Guide class discussions while encouraging debate, critical thinking and constructive feedback by students
  • Employ and further develop skills in academic technologies and tools to enhance and support student learning
  • Ensure teaching design and methods comply with pedagogical and UCW standards
  • Assess student achievement of learning outcomes using a variety of assessments and learning activities
  • Develop, revise and adapt appropriate learning resources for students
  • Provide academic support to students inside and outside of the classroom (regularly scheduled office hours, email, group study sessions, etc.)
  • Make appropriate student referrals to academic and personal university support programs as and when needed
  • Contribute to high quality curriculum development and revision
  • Maintain contacts with relevant industry and professional associations
  • Attend and participate in department and university faculty meetings pertinent to faculty responsibilities
  • Contribute to professional conferences, seminars, and workshops in your field of expertise and in teaching and learning
  • Remain currency in technical knowledge and instructional delivery approaches and techniques
  • Participate in professional development workshops, seminars and training and maintain your own continuing professional development
  • Conduct further research into their specific field of knowledge and/or scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Depending on expertise, instruct in a range of programs such as in the ACBSP accredited BCom & MBA programs, or in the BA Business Communications or Associate of Arts degrees.
General Requirements and Competencies for all Faculty

Minimum:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline
  • Demonstrated experience in effective teaching at the post-secondary level
  • Willing to use or learn to use, academic technology and tools to enhance and support student learning
  • Ability to teach in face-to-face, blended and online environments
  • Ability to employ active learning, experiential learning and learner centered approaches to teaching
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to cultivating equitable and inclusive learning environments
  • Demonstrated ability to teach students with diverse social identities and backgrounds
  • Effective time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

Preferred:

  • Terminal degree in a relevant discipline
  • 5+ years experience post-secondary teaching in face-to-face, blended and online environments
  • Experience in teaching students with diverse social identities and backgrounds
  • Demonstrated experience employing active learning, experiential learning and learner centered approaches
  • Professional experience in industry or business
  • Knowledge and experience in course design and development
  • Track record of scholarly activity in the field and/or scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching, assessing student work and providing constructive feedback

Note: This position includes requests for service (such as committee work and student coaching) within the university.

Specific Requirements and Competencies for the following Faculty

The specifics below may exceed or take precedence over aforementioned general requirements and competencies:

OPMT 620; Operations Management  

  • Applicants should preferably hold a PhD or be near completion of their doctorate in operations research, management sciences, industrial engineering, or related fields.
  • Experience in manufacturing or service production management, at least ten years preferred or strong academic background
  • Or Experience in Total Quality Management or equivalent, Six Sigma Black belt or other quality systems training desired
  • Or Experience in Supply Chain Management, APICS designation or equivalent, at least ten years preferred or strong academic background

MGMT 640; Project Management 

  • Applicants should preferably hold a PhD or be near completion of their doctorate in project management, management sciences, industrial engineering, or related fields
  • PMP certification preferred
  • A minimum of 5 years of managing multi-disciplinary projects

MGMT 641; Advanced Project Management 

  • Applicants should preferably hold a PhD or be near completion of their doctorate in project management, management sciences, industrial engineering, or related fields
  • A minimum of 10 years managing mega projects.
  • PMP certification required

MGMT 642; Agile Management 

  • Applicants should preferably hold a PhD or be near completion of their doctorate in project management, management sciences, industrial engineering, or related fields
  • Disciplined Agile Senior Scrum Master DASSM Certification Or PMI_ACP certification required
  • A minimum of 3 -5 years of managing agile projects
Posted on Feb. 18, 2022.

University Canada West has opened a new campus at Vancouver House and is experiencing significant growth. We are seeking a passionate learner-centered sessional faculty with specializations to teach:

Philosophy

  • PHIL 102; Moral Philosophy
  • PHIL 210; Business Ethics
About University Canada West

UCW is a business and technology oriented, teaching intensive university and has the fastest growing MBA program in Canada. Balanced with a BCOM degree, a BA in Business Communications and an AA degree, UCW offers students a solid grounding in academic knowledge and skills, interactive, experiential education in business and digital literacy skills. Faculty are responsible for interactive engaging teaching, staying active in their field through scholarly activities, and serving their Departments and the UCW university community through committee work. Responsibilities include working with colleagues to develop or modify the curriculum, preparing and updating course materials, teaching, working with students to improve their knowledge and career readiness skills, assessing student progress through grading assignments, papers, exams and other work, and maintaining currency about changes and innovations in your field and related teaching implications (examples, activities, approaches).

Specific Responsibilities

Faculty will:

  • Create a positive classroom and learning environment through effective student engagement
  • Provide constructive feedback to facilitate student learning and achievement
  • Employ a variety of appropriate teaching/learning strategies and activities to actively engage students and to apply their learning
  • Guide class discussions while encouraging debate, critical thinking and constructive feedback by students
  • Employ and further develop skills in academic technologies and tools to enhance and support student learning
  • Ensure teaching design and methods comply with pedagogical and UCW standards
  • Assess student achievement of learning outcomes using a variety of assessments and learning activities
  • Develop, revise and adapt appropriate learning resources for students
  • Provide academic support to students inside and outside of the classroom (regularly scheduled office hours, email, group study sessions, etc.)
  • Make appropriate student referrals to academic and personal university support programs as and when needed
  • Contribute to high quality curriculum development and revision
  • Maintain contacts with relevant industry and professional associations
  • Attend and participate in department and university faculty meetings pertinent to faculty responsibilities
  • Contribute to professional conferences, seminars, and workshops in your field of expertise and in teaching and learning
  • Remain currency in technical knowledge and instructional delivery approaches and techniques
  • Participate in professional development workshops, seminars and training and maintain your own continuing professional development
  • Conduct further research into their specific field of knowledge and/or scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Depending on expertise, instruct in a range of programs such as in the ACBSP accredited BCom & MBA programs, or in the BA Business Communications or Associate of Arts degrees.
General Requirements and Competencies for all Faculty

Minimum:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline
  • Demonstrated experience in effective teaching at the post-secondary level
  • Willing to use or learn to use, academic technology and tools to enhance and support student learning
  • Ability to teach in face-to-face, blended and online environments
  • Ability to employ active learning, experiential learning and learner centered approaches to teaching
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to cultivating equitable and inclusive learning environments
  • Demonstrated ability to teach students with diverse social identities and backgrounds
  • Effective time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

Preferred:

  • Terminal degree in a relevant discipline
  • 5+ years experience post-secondary teaching in face-to-face, blended and online environments
  • Experience in teaching students with diverse social identities and backgrounds
  • Demonstrated experience employing active learning, experiential learning and learner centered approaches
  • Professional experience in industry or business
  • Knowledge and experience in course design and development
  • Track record of scholarly activity in the field and/or scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching, assessing student work and providing constructive feedback

Note: This position includes requests for service (such as committee work and student coaching) within the university.

Specific Requirements and Competencies for Philosophy Faculty

The specifics below may exceed or take precedence over aforementioned general requirements and competencies:

  • An advanced degree in a relevant area (eg., Philosophy); Ph D is preferred
  • Relevant workplace experience or commitment to philosophy
  • Ten years or more current and related teaching experience in a post-secondary setting, including some combination of ethics, social and political philosophy
  • Superior record of scholarly contribution in the candidate’s field of research or demonstrated research and publication potential
  • BC Instructor Diploma or BC Teaching Certificate is highly desirable
Posted on February 18, 2022.

University Canada West has opened a new campus at Vancouver House and is experiencing significant growth. We are seeking a passionate learner-centered sessional faculty with specializations to teach:

Politics

  • POLI 102;  Politics & Government
  • POLI 301; Media & Government
  • POLI 303;  Cultural & Political Systems
About University Canada West

UCW is a business and technology oriented, teaching intensive university and has the fastest growing MBA program in Canada. Balanced with a BCOM degree, a BA in Business Communications and an AA degree, UCW offers students a solid grounding in academic knowledge and skills, interactive, experiential education in business and digital literacy skills. Faculty are responsible for interactive engaging teaching, staying active in their field through scholarly activities, and serving their Departments and the UCW university community through committee work. Responsibilities include working with colleagues to develop or modify the curriculum, preparing and updating course materials, teaching, working with students to improve their knowledge and career readiness skills, assessing student progress through grading assignments, papers, exams and other work, and maintaining currency about changes and innovations in your field and related teaching implications (examples, activities, approaches).

Specific Responsibilities

Faculty will:

  • Create a positive classroom and learning environment through effective student engagement
  • Provide constructive feedback to facilitate student learning and achievement
  • Employ a variety of appropriate teaching/learning strategies and activities to actively engage students and to apply their learning
  • Guide class discussions while encouraging debate, critical thinking and constructive feedback by students
  • Employ and further develop skills in academic technologies and tools to enhance and support student learning
  • Ensure teaching design and methods comply with pedagogical and UCW standards
  • Assess student achievement of learning outcomes using a variety of assessments and learning activities
  • Develop, revise and adapt appropriate learning resources for students
  • Provide academic support to students inside and outside of the classroom (regularly scheduled office hours, email, group study sessions, etc.)
  • Make appropriate student referrals to academic and personal university support programs as and when needed
  • Contribute to high quality curriculum development and revision
  • Maintain contacts with relevant industry and professional associations
  • Attend and participate in department and university faculty meetings pertinent to faculty responsibilities
  • Contribute to professional conferences, seminars, and workshops in your field of expertise and in teaching and learning
  • Remain currency in technical knowledge and instructional delivery approaches and techniques
  • Participate in professional development workshops, seminars and training and maintain your own continuing professional development
  • Conduct further research into their specific field of knowledge and/or scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Depending on expertise, instruct in a range of programs such as in the ACBSP accredited BCom & MBA programs, or in the BA Business Communications or Associate of Arts degrees.
General Requirements and Competencies for all Faculty

Minimum:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline
  • Demonstrated experience in effective teaching at the post-secondary level
  • Willing to use or learn to use, academic technology and tools to enhance and support student learning
  • Ability to teach in face-to-face, blended and online environments
  • Ability to employ active learning, experiential learning and learner centered approaches to teaching
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to cultivating equitable and inclusive learning environments
  • Demonstrated ability to teach students with diverse social identities and backgrounds
  • Effective time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

Preferred:

  • Terminal degree in a relevant discipline
  • 5+ years experience post-secondary teaching in face-to-face, blended and online environments
  • Experience in teaching students with diverse social identities and backgrounds
  • Demonstrated experience employing active learning, experiential learning and learner centered approaches
  • Professional experience in industry or business
  • Knowledge and experience in course design and development
  • Track record of scholarly activity in the field and/or scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching, assessing student work and providing constructive feedback

Note: This position includes requests for service (such as committee work and student coaching) within the university.

Specific Requirements and Competencies for Political Science and Government Faculty

The specifics below may exceed or take precedence over aforementioned general requirements and competencies:

  • An advanced degree in a relevant area (eg., Political Science or Public Policy); Ph D is preferred
  • Relevant workplace experience or demonstrated teaching excellence in a post-secondary setting with a specialization in Canadian and/ or comparative public policy
  • Superior record of scholarly contribution in the candidate’s field of research or demonstrated research and publication potential
  • BC Instructor Diploma or BC Teaching Certificate is highly desirable
Posted on February 18, 2022.

University Canada West has opened a new campus at Vancouver House and is experiencing significant growth. We are seeking a passionate learner-centered sessional faculty with specializations to teach:

Social Justice 

  • SJCJ 101; Introducing Social Justice
  • SJCJ 102; Social Justice In The Global North
  • SJCJ 150; Indigenous Social Justice
  • SJCJ 201; Social Justice In Action
  • SJCJ 202;  Social Justice In The Global South
  • SJCJ 250; Human Rights & Social Justice
  • SJCJ 260;  Children’s Rights & Youth Justice
About University Canada West

UCW is a business and technology oriented, teaching intensive university and has the fastest growing MBA program in Canada. Balanced with a BCOM degree, a BA in Business Communications and an AA degree, UCW offers students a solid grounding in academic knowledge and skills, interactive, experiential education in business and digital literacy skills. Faculty are responsible for interactive engaging teaching, staying active in their field through scholarly activities, and serving their Departments and the UCW university community through committee work. Responsibilities include working with colleagues to develop or modify the curriculum, preparing and updating course materials, teaching, working with students to improve their knowledge and career readiness skills, assessing student progress through grading assignments, papers, exams and other work, and maintaining currency about changes and innovations in your field and related teaching implications (examples, activities, approaches).

Specific Responsibilities

Faculty will:

  • Create a positive classroom and learning environment through effective student engagement
  • Provide constructive feedback to facilitate student learning and achievement
  • Employ a variety of appropriate teaching/learning strategies and activities to actively engage students and to apply their learning
  • Guide class discussions while encouraging debate, critical thinking and constructive feedback by students
  • Employ and further develop skills in academic technologies and tools to enhance and support student learning
  • Ensure teaching design and methods comply with pedagogical and UCW standards
  • Assess student achievement of learning outcomes using a variety of assessments and learning activities
  • Develop, revise and adapt appropriate learning resources for students
  • Provide academic support to students inside and outside of the classroom (regularly scheduled office hours, email, group study sessions, etc.)
  • Make appropriate student referrals to academic and personal university support programs as and when needed
  • Contribute to high quality curriculum development and revision
  • Maintain contacts with relevant industry and professional associations
  • Attend and participate in department and university faculty meetings pertinent to faculty responsibilities
  • Contribute to professional conferences, seminars, and workshops in your field of expertise and in teaching and learning
  • Remain currency in technical knowledge and instructional delivery approaches and techniques
  • Participate in professional development workshops, seminars and training and maintain your own continuing professional development
  • Conduct further research into their specific field of knowledge and/or scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Depending on expertise, instruct in a range of programs such as in the ACBSP accredited BCom & MBA programs, or in the BA Business Communications or Associate of Arts degrees.
General Requirements and Competencies for all Faculty

Minimum:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline
  • Demonstrated experience in effective teaching at the post-secondary level
  • Willing to use or learn to use, academic technology and tools to enhance and support student learning
  • Ability to teach in face-to-face, blended and online environments
  • Ability to employ active learning, experiential learning and learner centered approaches to teaching
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to cultivating equitable and inclusive learning environments
  • Demonstrated ability to teach students with diverse social identities and backgrounds
  • Effective time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

Preferred:

  • Terminal degree in a relevant discipline
  • 5+ years experience post-secondary teaching in face-to-face, blended and online environments
  • Experience in teaching students with diverse social identities and backgrounds
  • Demonstrated experience employing active learning, experiential learning and learner centered approaches
  • Professional experience in industry or business
  • Knowledge and experience in course design and development
  • Track record of scholarly activity in the field and/or scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching, assessing student work and providing constructive feedback

Note: This position includes requests for service (such as committee work and student coaching) within the university.

Specific Requirements and Competencies for Social Justice and Criminology Faculty

The specifics below may exceed or take precedence over aforementioned general requirements and competencies:

  • An advanced degree in a relevant area (eg., Social Justice, Criminology, Law); Ph D is preferred
  • Relevant workplace experience in social justice or criminology or strong theroretical, conceptual and applied knowledge of criminology, Canadian criminal justice and policing in Canada
  • Several years or more current and related teaching experience in a post-secondary setting
  • Demonstrated experience in technology-supported teaching (eg., hybrid, online)
  • Superior record of scholarly contributions in the candidate’s field of research or demonstrated research or publication potential in an applied area of criminal justice
  • BC Instructor Diploma or BC Teaching Certificate is highly desirable
Posted on February 18, 2022.

University Canada West has opened a new campus at Vancouver House and is experiencing significant growth. We are seeking a passionate learner-centered sessional faculty with specializations to teach:

Statistics and Math

  • MBAF 502 ; Quantitative Reasoning & Analysis
About University Canada West

UCW is a business and technology oriented, teaching intensive university and has the fastest growing MBA program in Canada. Balanced with a BCOM degree, a BA in Business Communications and an AA degree, UCW offers students a solid grounding in academic knowledge and skills, interactive, experiential education in business and digital literacy skills. Faculty are responsible for interactive engaging teaching, staying active in their field through scholarly activities, and serving their Departments and the UCW university community through committee work. Responsibilities include working with colleagues to develop or modify the curriculum, preparing and updating course materials, teaching, working with students to improve their knowledge and career readiness skills, assessing student progress through grading assignments, papers, exams and other work, and maintaining currency about changes and innovations in your field and related teaching implications (examples, activities, approaches).

Specific Responsibilities

Faculty will:

  • Create a positive classroom and learning environment through effective student engagement
  • Provide constructive feedback to facilitate student learning and achievement
  • Employ a variety of appropriate teaching/learning strategies and activities to actively engage students and to apply their learning
  • Guide class discussions while encouraging debate, critical thinking and constructive feedback by students
  • Employ and further develop skills in academic technologies and tools to enhance and support student learning
  • Ensure teaching design and methods comply with pedagogical and UCW standards
  • Assess student achievement of learning outcomes using a variety of assessments and learning activities
  • Develop, revise and adapt appropriate learning resources for students
  • Provide academic support to students inside and outside of the classroom (regularly scheduled office hours, email, group study sessions, etc.)
  • Make appropriate student referrals to academic and personal university support programs as and when needed
  • Contribute to high quality curriculum development and revision
  • Maintain contacts with relevant industry and professional associations
  • Attend and participate in department and university faculty meetings pertinent to faculty responsibilities
  • Contribute to professional conferences, seminars, and workshops in your field of expertise and in teaching and learning
  • Remain currency in technical knowledge and instructional delivery approaches and techniques
  • Participate in professional development workshops, seminars and training and maintain your own continuing professional development
  • Conduct further research into their specific field of knowledge and/or scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Depending on expertise, instruct in a range of programs such as in the ACBSP accredited BCom & MBA programs, or in the BA Business Communications or Associate of Arts degrees.
General Requirements and Competencies for all Faculty

Minimum:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline
  • Demonstrated experience in effective teaching at the post-secondary level
  • Willing to use or learn to use, academic technology and tools to enhance and support student learning
  • Ability to teach in face-to-face, blended and online environments
  • Ability to employ active learning, experiential learning and learner centered approaches to teaching
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to cultivating equitable and inclusive learning environments
  • Demonstrated ability to teach students with diverse social identities and backgrounds
  • Effective time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

Preferred:

  • Terminal degree in a relevant discipline
  • 5+ years experience post-secondary teaching in face-to-face, blended and online environments
  • Experience in teaching students with diverse social identities and backgrounds
  • Demonstrated experience employing active learning, experiential learning and learner centered approaches
  • Professional experience in industry or business
  • Knowledge and experience in course design and development
  • Track record of scholarly activity in the field and/or scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching, assessing student work and providing constructive feedback

Note: This position includes requests for service (such as committee work and student coaching) within the university.

Specific Requirements and Competencies for Statistics and Math Faculty

The specifics below may exceed or take precedence over aforementioned general requirements and competencies:

  • Ph.D. in Statistics or Quantitative Methods or related field preferred
  • Five years or more in industry or strong academic background
  • Record of academic activity in statistics or employment using statistical methods/quantitative methods desired
Posted on February 18, 2022.

University Canada West has opened a new campus at Vancouver House and is experiencing significant growth. We are seeking a passionate learner-centered sessional faculty with specializations to teach:

Strategic Management

  • MGMT 403 ; Strategic Management
About University Canada West

UCW is a business and technology oriented, teaching intensive university and has the fastest growing MBA program in Canada. Balanced with a BCOM degree, a BA in Business Communications and an AA degree, UCW offers students a solid grounding in academic knowledge and skills, interactive, experiential education in business and digital literacy skills. Faculty are responsible for interactive engaging teaching, staying active in their field through scholarly activities, and serving their Departments and the UCW university community through committee work. Responsibilities include working with colleagues to develop or modify the curriculum, preparing and updating course materials, teaching, working with students to improve their knowledge and career readiness skills, assessing student progress through grading assignments, papers, exams and other work, and maintaining currency about changes and innovations in your field and related teaching implications (examples, activities, approaches).

Specific Responsibilities

Faculty will:

  • Create a positive classroom and learning environment through effective student engagement
  • Provide constructive feedback to facilitate student learning and achievement
  • Employ a variety of appropriate teaching/learning strategies and activities to actively engage students and to apply their learning
  • Guide class discussions while encouraging debate, critical thinking and constructive feedback by students
  • Employ and further develop skills in academic technologies and tools to enhance and support student learning
  • Ensure teaching design and methods comply with pedagogical and UCW standards
  • Assess student achievement of learning outcomes using a variety of assessments and learning activities
  • Develop, revise and adapt appropriate learning resources for students
  • Provide academic support to students inside and outside of the classroom (regularly scheduled office hours, email, group study sessions, etc.)
  • Make appropriate student referrals to academic and personal university support programs as and when needed
  • Contribute to high quality curriculum development and revision
  • Maintain contacts with relevant industry and professional associations
  • Attend and participate in department and university faculty meetings pertinent to faculty responsibilities
  • Contribute to professional conferences, seminars, and workshops in your field of expertise and in teaching and learning
  • Remain currency in technical knowledge and instructional delivery approaches and techniques
  • Participate in professional development workshops, seminars and training and maintain your own continuing professional development
  • Conduct further research into their specific field of knowledge and/or scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Depending on expertise, instruct in a range of programs such as in the ACBSP accredited BCom & MBA programs, or in the BA Business Communications or Associate of Arts degrees.
General Requirements and Competencies for all Faculty

Minimum:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline
  • Demonstrated experience in effective teaching at the post-secondary level
  • Willing to use or learn to use, academic technology and tools to enhance and support student learning
  • Ability to teach in face-to-face, blended and online environments
  • Ability to employ active learning, experiential learning and learner centered approaches to teaching
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to cultivating equitable and inclusive learning environments
  • Demonstrated ability to teach students with diverse social identities and backgrounds
  • Effective time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

Preferred:

  • Terminal degree in a relevant discipline
  • 5+ years experience post-secondary teaching in face-to-face, blended and online environments
  • Experience in teaching students with diverse social identities and backgrounds
  • Demonstrated experience employing active learning, experiential learning and learner centered approaches
  • Professional experience in industry or business
  • Knowledge and experience in course design and development
  • Track record of scholarly activity in the field and/or scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching, assessing student work and providing constructive feedback

Note: This position includes requests for service (such as committee work and student coaching) within the university.

Specific Requirements and Competencies for Strategic Management Faculty

The specifics below may exceed or take precedence over aforementioned general requirements and competencies:

  • Ph D in Management from an AACSB accredited program
  • Master’s degree in business administration, organizational development, organizational behavior, human resources or related fields
  • Ten years or more industry experience or excellent in post-secondary teaching
  • PMP, CPA or equivalent professional designation desired
Posted on February 18, 2022.

Our University Access Program (UAP) is seeking passionate learner-centered sessional instructors to teach academic English preparation courses for undergraduate and graduate students that range from CLB 5 to a CLB 8.

About University Canada West

UCW is a business and technology-oriented teaching intensive university and has the fastest growing MBA program in Canada. Balanced with a BCOM degree, a BA in Business Communications, and an AA degree, UCW offers students a solid grounding in academic knowledge and skills, interactive, experiential education in business and digital literacy skills. Instructors are responsible for student-centred teaching which includes interactive, engaging activities, constructive feedback towards student learning and growth, and practical, applied assessments aligned with course and program learning outcomes.

Role responsibilities include teaching, assessing student progress through grading and providing constructive feedback, working with colleagues to develop or modify the curriculum preparing and updating course materials, working with students to improve their knowledge and career readiness skills, and maintaining currency about changes and innovations in the field of English for Academic Purposes (EAP) and related teaching implications (competencies, activities, approaches, assessments, etc.).

Specific Responsibilities

Faculty will:

  • Teach all courses, as assigned, for the full duration of scheduled instruction, including on campus, online, and/or hybrid, as needed by the department.
  • Be fully prepared with a course syllabus and lesson plans for each class session, ensuring alignment with course learning outcomes.
  • Maintain complete course and student records, reports, and forms.
  • Communicate, meet deadlines, and seek assistance or clarification in a timely and professional manner.
  • Comply with and enforce UCW policies and procedures (e.g., academic) at all times.
  • Attend new faculty orientation, other training and professional development opportunities and stay current with developments in the field of instruction.
  • Maintain teaching and office hours to fulfill all contracted duties and individual professional obligations.
  • Participate in departmental and other special meetings.
  • Assist in development or revision of course outlines, syllabi, curriculum plans, and other instructional documents and to identify, develop, preview, and acquire educational resources and materials required to meet program objectives and improve student learning and instruction.
  • Assist with English language proficiency assessments, as needed.
  • Assume other necessary responsibilities and additional tasks as assigned by the department Chair or other UCW leadership to meet department or University needs.
General Requirements and Competencies

Minimum:

  • Minimum of 3 years experience teaching English for Academic Purposes (EAP) at the post-secondary level.
  • Minimum Master’s degree in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) or related field (e.g., Master’s degree in Education with specialization in TESOL or master’s degree in Linguistics with specialization in TESOL); OR Master’s degree with a TESOL certification AND work experience of a minimum of 5 years teaching EAP to adults.
  • Demonstrated experience employing active learning, experiential learning, and learner-centered approaches.
  • Effective use of current instructional technology, tools and learning management systems (e.g., Moodle, Kahoot, Epuzzle, Socrates), and institutional databases (student information, library), and administrative and communication applications (e.g., Microsoft 365 including Outlook & Teams, Adobe Acrobat).
  • Excellent organizational skills: organized, accurate, and punctual with paperwork and assigned tasks.
  • Excellent interpersonal and cross-cultural communications skills: sensitivity to the needs and expectations of students, colleagues, and community groups.
  • Effective presentations to small to large audiences.
  • Dedication to being part of a team: ability to establish and maintain effective, civil, and respectful communication and interpersonal relations.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and critical thinking skills.
  • Personal integrity, honesty, and the ability to maintain confidentiality.

Preferred:

  • Professional experience in industry or business
  • Knowledge and experience in course design and development
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching, assessing student work and providing constructive feedback
  • Teaching experience in a country where English is not the primary language of communication.

Specific Requirements & Competencies for UAP Instructors:

  • Effective EAP pedagogy based on recent literature on SLA theory and methodology
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills necessary for effective teaching in a EAP learning environment.
Posted on February 11, 2022.
Last updated November 9, 2022.

Staff

About University Canada West

UCW is a business and technology oriented, teaching intensive university.

UCW offers undergraduate and graduate degrees (Associate of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication, and Master of Business Administration), both online and on campus. The university also offers the University Access Program (UAP) for students needing to upgrade their English and the MBA Foundation (MBAF) program for students who need more preparation before entering the MBA program.

The University is currently growing with all programs increasing in size and with plans to develop additional programs in the business and technology areas. The academic year has four intakes: in January, April, July, and October (each term is 12 weeks in length).

Primary Purpose

Under University Canada West’s (UCW) organizational structure, the Academic Advisor provides academic advising to students, reports to the Manager of Academic Advising, and works closely with all units within UCW.

The primary purpose of the Academic Advisor position is to provide quality virtual and campus-based academic advising services to students on topics related to education planning, academic goals, and course selection.

This position is integral to the delivery of quality services to students (domestic, international, undergraduate, graduate, and online), and it requires coordination with faculty and staff across all University programs in Vancouver.

Hours of work are variable, and the position is hybrid.

Specific Responsibilities

The Academic Advisor will at various times be responsible for the following as well as other related duties, as assigned, to support the business objectives and purpose of UCW:

  • Meets online and in-person with students from all programs as needed to plan for the upcoming semesters and to review/revise long range academic program schedules.
  • Assists students in planning a program consistent with their abilities, interests, and career demands.
  • Identifies options for students to satisfy specific degree requirements.
  • Evaluates and makes recommendations on adjustments to students’ program of study.
  • Monitors academic progress of students and follows up with the students on any reports of unsatisfactory work, including, but not limited to, probation, poor attendance, and failing students; identifies current and potential needs or problem areas and refers students to appropriate campus resources for assistance.
  • Maintains up to date profile notations for all student consultations, with a summary of course planning for the students, dates of appointments, notation of special circumstances, etc.
  • Hosts virtual and in-person drop-in office hours and virtual and in person 1-1 appointments for students.
  • Proactively contacts and is available for student advisees on a regular basis.
  • Provides advice to students on academic standing and other related issues.
  • Interprets and explains the university policies and procedures.
  • Hosts virtual workshops related to academic advising initiatives.
  • Consults with other departments on complex advising cases.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree (minimum)
  • One to three years of experience in student counselling, development, post-secondary education or related field in a fast-paced environment or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Administrative experience in a post-secondary educational setting
  • Experience in office practices, customer service, and communication
  • Demonstrated service-orientation and organizational skills
  • A high level of ethics, discretion, tact, and diplomacy
  • Adaptability and change management skills
  • Attention to details, accuracy, and precision
  • Advanced oral and written abilities
  • Ability to positively engage with students, faculty, and staff, and problem-solve
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications
  • Proficiency with Moodle or similar learning management system
  • Second language abilities are an asset

Posted on January 6, 2023.

About University Canada West

UCW is a business-oriented, teaching intensive university. The primary role of faculty at UCW is to teach. Faculty will be expected to take part in committees and to stay active in their field. Faculty are encouraged to engage in scholarly activities.

UCW offers undergraduate and graduate degrees (Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication and Master of Business Administration), both online and on campus.

The University is currently growing, as it is increasing intakes from both international and domestic markets and looking to establish additional Master-level degrees in the business area. The academic year has four intakes: in January, April, July and October (each term is 12 weeks in length).

General Description

Under University Canada West’s (UCW) organizational structure, the Academic Coordinator provides administrative support and reports to the Manager, Academic Operations and Support Services.

This position is integral to the delivery of quality services to faculty, staff, and students (domestic, international, undergraduate, graduate, on-line and in-class)across all University programs in Vancouver. Hours of work are variable and may involve a hybrid schedule of remote and on-campus work.

The primary purpose of the Academic Coordinator position is to provide quality administrative service to faculty, staff and students through the delivery of general administrative support for the campus in collaboration with the Academic Affairs team members.

The working hours are variable, and the position is hybrid.

Specific Responsibilities

The Academic Coordinator will at various times be responsible for the following as well as other related duties as assigned to support the business objectives and purpose of the Company:

Administrative Assistance & Support:

  • Provides administrative assistance to the Manager of Academic Operations and Support Services
  • Coordinates with Academic Operations team to implement and maintain Academic procedures and processes
  • Provides general administrative support to faculty and Chairs as required
  • Maintains internal communication and messages between staff, students, and faculty
  • Refers communication to appropriate departments as required in priority sequence
  • Collaborates in cross-departmental meetings to assist with academic operations
  • Follows up on general academic related concerns and issues related to students and faculty
  • Ensures faculty prep room is stocked, and collaborates with faculty for classroom support
  • Assists with maintenance of Faculty Resources in SIS and portal
  • Assists with maintenance of course content/course loads in SIS and portal
  • Contributes to faculty training sessions and orientations as required
  • Collaborates on Learning Management System (LMS) maintenance, updates, and templates
  • Assists faculty with updates to LMS course shells
  • Assists with faculty access to accounts, files, campus, etc.
  • Troubleshoots technical issues regarding course content functionality
  • Other duties as assigned

Data Tracking & File Maintenance:

  • Organizes and maintains general academic files
  • Updates data tracking for Academic Operations
  • Generates and maintains academic reports and statistics
  • Creates new methods of data tracking as required
Position Requirements

Competencies:

  • Administrative experiencein a post-secondary educational setting
  • A strong, service-oriented focus
  • MS Office proficiency
  • Proficiency in Moodle or similar Learning Management Systems (LMS)
  • Proficiency using Student Information Systems (SIS)
  • Ability to quickly assimilate and employ diverse IT modules
  • A high level of ethics, discretion, tact, and diplomacy
  • Advanced oral and written abilities
  • Organization, accuracy, and attention to detail
  • Ability to positively engage with students, faculty and staff and constructively problem-solve
  • Adaptability and change management skills

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree
  • Basic training in office practices, customer service, and communication
  • One to three years’ administrative and/or customer service experience in a fast-paced environment or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications

Posted on January 6, 2023.

About University Canada West

UCW is a business-oriented, teaching intensive university. The primary role of faculty at UCW is to teach. Faculty will be expected to take part in committees and to stay active in their field. Faculty are encouraged to engage in scholarly activities.

UCW offers undergraduate and graduate degrees (Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication and Master of Business Administration), both online and on campus.

The University is currently growing, as it is increasing intakes from both international and domestic markets and looking to establish additional Master-level degrees in the business area. The academic year has four intakes: in January, April, July and October (each term is 12 weeks in length).

Primary Purpose

Reporting to the Manager, Academic Operations and Support Services, the Academic Integrity Coordinator provides administrative support for all academic integrity related functions within Academic Operations. This role will require liaising with Staff, Faculty, Program Chairs, and Students.

This position is integral to the delivery of quality academic integrity services to faculty, staff, and students (domestic, international, undergraduate, graduate, on-line and in-class) across all UCW programs. Hours of work are variable and may involve a hybrid schedule of remote and on-campus work and occasional work at other locations such as West Pender or a UCW sponsored event.

The working hours are variable, and the position is hybrid.

Specific Responsibilities

The Academic Integrity Coordinator will at various times be responsible for the following as well as other related duties as assigned to support the business objectives and purpose of the Company:

Administrative Assistance & Support:

  • Coordinates with Academic Operations colleagues to implement and maintain academic procedures and processes related to Policy No. 5006, Academic Integrity
  • Provides administrative assistance to the Manager, Academic Operations and Support Services
  • Provides academic integrity related administrative support to faculty and Chairs as required
  • Creates, maintains, and disseminates communication to faculty, staff, and students related to academic integrity initiatives
  • Attends to communications and incoming requests from staff, faculty, and students related to academic integrity
  • Collaborates with other departments and attends related meetings to assist with academic operations
  • Assists with maintaining Faculty Resources in SIS and portal as it pertains to academic integrity
  • Maintains Academic Integrity course module course content, enrolment of students into the module, and tracking of module completion
  • Contributes to faculty, staff, and student academic integrity training sessions as required
  • Troubleshoots technical issues regarding academic integrity reporting function and supports faculty and Chairs throughout the academic integrity reporting process
  • Other duties as assigned

Data Tracking & File Maintenance:

  • Organizes and maintains academic integrity reports, case files, and database
  • Ensures academic integrity reports and files are prepared promptly for committee review procedures
  • Generates and maintains academic integrity reports and statistics
  • Creates new methods of data tracking as required
  • Other duties as assigned
Position Requirements

Competencies:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to effectively communicate tactfully and diplomatically both orally and in writing
  • MS Office proficiency
  • Proficiency using learning management systems, student information systems, and databases
  • Ability to quickly assimilate and employ diverse IT modules
  • Administrative experience in a post-secondary educational setting
  • Service orientation with a positive, supportive attitude, and friendly approach
  • Competency to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a wide range of people and roles
  • Experience in handling sensitive and confidential information with tact and discretion
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to work accurately within firm deadlines, in a fast-paced environment, and with minimal supervision
  • Ability to attend to changing priorities while maintaining a high level of service

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Basic training in office practices, customer service, and communication
  • One to three years’ administrative experience in a fast-paced environment or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience working with academic integrity policy, procedures, and processes
  • Knowledge and experience in a post-secondary educational environment
  • Microsoft office proficiency

Posted on January 6, 2023.

About University Canada West

University Canada West (UCW) is a business and technology oriented, teaching intensive university.
UCW offers undergraduate and graduate degrees (Associate of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication, and Master of Business Administration), both online and on campus. The university also offers the University Access Program (UAP) for students needing to upgrade their English and the MBA Foundation (MBAF) program for students who need more preparation before entering the MBA program.
The University is currently growing with all programs increasing in size and with plans to develop additional programs in the business and technology areas. The academic year has four intakes: in January, April, July, and October (each term is 12 weeks in length).

Primary Purpose

The primary purpose of the Academic Technical Liaison position is to provide quality technical systems support for academic and educational software and environments, the Learning Management System, classroom technologies and related accounts.

General Description

Under UCW’s organizational structure, the Academic Technical Liaison provides technical support to Academic Department staff, faculty, instructors, and Department Chairs and works closely with the Academic Department, IT, and the Registrar’s Office.
This position is integral to the delivery of quality technical support services to faculty and academic staff across all University programs in Vancouver.
Hours of work are variable, and the position is hybrid (campus and remote).

Specific Responsibilities

The Academic Technical Liaison will at various times, be responsible for the following as well as other related duties as assigned to support UCW’s business objectives, mission and purpose:

  • Collaborate regularly between the Academic Department and IT Specialists / Technicians.
  • Consult with all departmental stakeholders for projects, from design through development and implementation.
  • Manage technical projects from planning and implementation, through to support, maintenance, and evaluation .
  • Participate in project planning processes, proposals, establishing timelines and milestones
  • Regularly review projects, processes, practices, and resources for areas of continuous improvement
  • Contribute creative technical solutions for improved efficiencies especially in cross department processes and practices.
  • Gather and document technical requirements and specifications to recommend and develop solutions for technical needs throughout Academics.
  • Assist with producing resources (manuals, tutorials etc.) available in the LMS
  • Write detailed (technical and end user) communications and documentation.
  • Facilitate and or participate in end user training.
  • Provide technical support to faculty, instructors, and department staff when required.
  • Provide direction and advice about classroom technologies and tech-enabled learning tools as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements

To be successful in the Academic Technical Liaison position, an individual must be committed to developing, maintaining, and demonstrating the following:
Competencies:

  • Demonstrated ability to set-up Microsoft 365 software/tools (e.g., Teams, Flow, Power Automate) in an effective and efficient manner
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information in a professional manner
  • Excellent oral and written communication (including technical writing) skills
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to translate highly technical information into easily understandable information
  • Ability to exercise mature judgment, diplomacy, and discretion
  • Ability to interpret and comply with UCW policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Excellent critical, creative, and conceptual thinking skills
  • Excellent project management, analytical reasoning, problem solving, time management, and organizational skills
  • Excellent understanding of learning management and student information systems
  • Ability to complete work in a timely manner, with accuracy and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Ability to work under pressure and maintain a calm focus during high-volume periods

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or other related degree (or relevant combination of education and experience)
  • 3+ years of experience in similar position
  • Demonstrated experience in setting up Microsoft 365 software (including but not limited to Microsoft Teams, Excel, Microsoft Flow, and Power Automate)
  • Experience in a post-secondary education setting preferred
Posted on September 1, 2022.
Primary Purpose

Reporting to the Wellbeing & Diversity Service Manager, the Accessibility Advisor’s position is responsible for developing, implementing, and monitoring policies, processes, and programs that promote accessible and inclusive learning and living environments at UCW. The Accessibility Advisor is a member of the Wellbeing and Diversity Service Team, actively participating in and contributing to the development and implementation of programs and organizational change initiatives. This involves assessing student needs, identifying alternative ways for students to participate in learning environments, determining reasonable and appropriate accommodations, and working collaboratively with other departments.

Duties And Responsibilities

The Accessibility Advisor is responsible for the following as well as other related duties as assigned to support the business objectives and purpose of the University:

  • Provide one-on-one support to students requiring academic accommodations to explore options that address students’ functional limitations while upholding bona fide academic essential requirements
  • Assess student needs and identify alternative ways for students to participate in learning environments, determining reasonable and appropriate accommodations
  • Develop and implement organizational change initiatives, policies, and procedures in regards to accessibility
  • Manage the delivery of a comprehensive and integrated set of academic accommodations and accessibility-related services for all on-campus and online students
  • Liaise with faculty members, Registrar’s Office and Academic Affairs staff, AND librarians as required to ensure the effective implementation of individualized academic accommodation plans and negotiate on student’s behalf to determine essential academic requirements that may require non-standard accommodations
  • Deliver the workshops; support the development of resources for faculty and staff related to academic accommodations and accessibility options for students
  • Initiate and maintain effective relationships with multiple stakeholders on matters related to the students accessibility experience
  • Analyze student feedback and provide input to current and future activities/workshops/information session
  • Prepare written reports as required and requested
Qualifications

Competencies:

  • Understanding of national and provincial duty-to-accommodate legislation and landscape in post-secondary education
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty, and internal and external service partners
  • Proven ability to design and implement organizational change initiatives
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with discretion
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and relationship-building skills
  • Knowledge of community resources for people with disabilities
  • Adaptability
  • Customer-orientation
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and ability to manage multiple tasks and projects

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in the relevant field
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in issues related to disability, universal design, and duty to accommodate in a post-secondary setting; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience interpreting the implications of various types of disabilities within an educational context
  • Experience being responsible for effectively resolving complex, sensitive, and stressful situations

Posted on January 25, 2023.

Primary Purpose

The Admissions Officer is responsible for providing an exceptionally high standard of customer service to UCW applicants and current students, agents and Global University Systems (GUS) partners.

Working directly with the University’s Registrar’s Office and Senior Academic Team, as well as working closely with domestic and international recruitment personnel, the Admissions Officer reviews, assesses and processes admissions applications and other admissions-related functions based including evaluating and validating international support documents.

Specific Responsibilities

The Admissions Officer will at various times be responsible for the following as well as other related duties as assigned to support the business objectives and purpose of the Company:

  • Record and implement procedures to produce and maintain complete and accurate student admission and education records
  • Work output must be scalable with respect to student numbers, locations, learning modalities and IT enhancements
  • Confidentiality of record security and privacy legislation is imperative
  • Coordinate the evaluation of transfer credit for applicants and students including initial assessment, coordination with faculty evaluators, assignment of transfer credit, and maintenance of transfer credit databases
  • Maintaining effective working relationships with diverse group of students and employees
  • Ability to plan, organize and review the work of others engaged in similar tasks and be flexible and resourceful in the performance of job duties
  • Other related duties as assigned
Position Requirements

Competencies:

  • Proven ethical and objective decision-making and problem-solving abilities to support students
  • A strong, service-oriented focus
  • MS Office proficiency
  • Ability to multi-task, apply organizational skills to meet deadlines
  • Ability to understand and follow complex oral and written instructions, and communicate information effectively, both orally and in writing
  • A high level of ethics, discretion, tact and diplomacy
  • Excellent communication skills with a customer service focus and the ability to handle complaints, accept and consider suggestions and to resolve conflict
  • Demonstrated skills in cross-cultural communications
  • Organization and accuracy
  • Attention to detail
  • To be able to work with independently with minimal supervision, and within a team

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in a related discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Administrative experience in a post-secondary educational setting
  • Basic training in office practices, customer service and communication
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications; advanced Excel skills preferred

Posted on January 6, 2023.

Primary Purpose

Reporting to the Director of Student Affairs and Services, the Alumni Engagement Assistant provides program implementation and assistance to UCW’s Alumni Services. The assistant is responsible for supporting and implementing alumni engagement programs, services and conducting events. The successful candidate will help oversee the university’s strategic goals to build a lifelong relationship with former students and enrich their university experience long after their graduation.

This role will engage our global network of volunteers to strengthen relationships and progress University advancement objectives. Supervision and training is required, especially with junior staff, students and volunteers.

Specific Responsibilities
  • Develop and maintain a deep understanding of the University Information Management Systems
  • Ensure up to date information from different data systems is maintained; ensure that all alumni activity is tracked, recorded, and analyzed; generates reports and lists as required.
  • Follow processes and standards to improve efficiency and accuracy of data collection, validation, and verification.
  • Support the team in research and coordination of initiatives to advance UCW’s strategic plan, in addition to the Student Affairs & Services strategic plan and priorities.
  • Identify new processes to increase pipeline development of alumni for volunteer roles and various engagement opportunities.
  • Support existing Alumni Relations activities, to engage local, national, and international alumni Communities
  • Support all aspects of the University alumni programs, activities and events
  • Provide support in the execution of the Alumni Recognition Awards program
  • Help recruit and engage UCW faculty and staff, student, recruitment and alumni volunteers to deliver a meaningful experience for our alumni as volunteers and participants in virtual, on-campus and regional activities and events
  • Help prepare and actively engage in alumni platform (Graduway), social media messaging and communications with a focus on UCW alumni by preparing content for communications and messaging platforms and mediums
  • Support the re-engagement of alumni
  • Assist in developing promotional content and materials related to community engagement needs
  • Prepare the guidelines and material for students and employees on planned projects and Initiative
  • Support data tracking needed for specified key performance metrics for a range of engagement programs and activities
  • Help create documentation and support appropriate marketing and communications to alumni on all platforms (portal, social, web, print, video and email), coordinating with and guided by the University Marketing & Communications team
  • Help supervise alumni engagement volunteers across the University on alumni engagement programs, activities, and events. This includes programs, events, and activities in institutional campaign.
  • Perform other responsibilities as required
Position Requirements

Competencies:

  • Supportive, personable and able to develop relationships and effectively and positively interact with other staff and team members
  • Excellent interpersonal skills as well as a high level of diplomacy and discretion
  • Great organizational and analytical skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and excellent attention to detail
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Adaptable with a great sense of humor
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and adapt to different technology or environment
  • Passionate in supporting students
  • Proactive and innovative thinker
  • Preference will be given to candidates with communications, marketing, advancement, or planning background
  • Proficiency in other languages would be considered beneficial
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office 365 and Office Suite would be considered an asset
  • University Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Knowledge and use of a CRM, alumni/donor database, internal content management systems an asset
  • Ability to take initiative where minimal direction is provided

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized university or post-secondary institution
  • Proven success in managing projects and being a team-player
  • Minimum 1 year of relevant experience
  • Understanding of and familiarity with post-secondary alumni services
  • Experience and previous involvement with Alumni Services and Alumni Events
  • Can accommodate flexible hours, attending events, evenings and weekends
  • Experience with philanthropic and alumni engagement strategies are considered assets

Posted on January 25, 2023.

Primary Purpose

University Canada West is looking for a qualified candidate to join our Alumni engagement team. Our team help plan for alumni experience and engagement, including their services, support and development needs beyond their UCW.

Alumni Engagement Specialist is to increase alumni engagement to further build and develop the advancement pipeline. Working with the Coordinator and Director, they will develop and implement a strategy for alumni outreach, alumni volunteer engagement and the student-alumni-bridge, focusing on alumni engagement opportunities that creates development opportunities and a meaningful and progressive involvement with relationship with the Faculty the University while also deepening culture of volunteerism and financial engagement.

Duties and Responsibilities

Program Development and Implementation:

  • Create and implement an annual alumni engagement operational plan, including meaningful engagement activities to engage alumni as active volunteers. Duties will primarily focus specifically on the identification, qualification and stewardship activities in the alumni cycle, which maximize prospect engagement, outreach activities and volunteerism, and student-alumni bridging
  • Enhance existing Alumni Relations activities, to engage local, national and international alumni communities
  • Manage and coordinate all aspects of the University alumni programs, activities and events, including the planning, coordination and conduct of convocation and student-alumni bridge activities
  • Activities may be in either in-person or virtual formats
  • Lead and execute alumni engagement events at the University level
  • Execute the Alumni Recognition Awards program
  • Recruit and engage UCW faculty and staff, student, recruitment and alumni volunteers to deliver a meaningful experience for our alumni as volunteers and participants in virtual, on-campus and regional activities and events
  • Prepare and actively engage in alumni platform (Graduway), social media messaging and communications with a focus on UCW alumni by preparing content for communications and messaging platforms and mediums
  • Re-engage alumni who have been active members and have lost contact and conduct some engagement or relations functions
  • Build, nurture, sustain and leverage internal and external relations, and collaborate with other units university-wide
  • Develop promotional content and materials related to community engagement needs
  • Develop the guidelines and material for students and employees on planned projects and initiative
  • Design and propose key performance metrics for a range of engagement programs and activities
  • Conduct feedback interviews of alumni, students or other community members through outreach or networking

Measurement and Evaluation:

  • Develop milestones and measures for alumni engagement in events, programs and/or activities, with a focus on outcomes that grow the University engagement and advancement pipeline
  • Prepare reports on events, programs and activities, environmental scans, statistical reports, proposals and post-event reports
  • Update and manage data on alumni/donor database paying close attention to alumni engagement metrics
  • Actively populate and support the alumni pipeline and giving/participation progression, including participation in prospect identification, evaluation and tailored development plans
  • Evaluate and qualify alumni in terms of development interests, and direct their interests to appropriate units in the university and other employees with a “alumni-centered” focus

Collaboration and Integration:

  • Provide guidance, insight, training to volunteers, staff and faculty tasked with specific alumni/development supporting alumni events and activities. This may include support to donor solicitation activities, student orientation, webinars, outreach, and campus tours.
  • Collaborate with alumni and development professionals across the University on alumni engagement programs, activities and events. This includes programs, events, and activities in institutional campaign
  • Maintain a network with a variety of departments on campus to facilitate the effective and efficient coordination of events, programs and activities
  • Develop and build strong relationships with faculty and staff across the university in support of Alumni engagement programs, events and activities, including the conduct of departmental alumni and bridge events approved by the Coordinator and Director
  • Participate in all Student Affairs & Services team meetings, Alumni Office meetings and, as appropriate, Campaign planning and execution activities

Communications:

  • Create event, activity and program promotional materials, coordinating with external partners, internal teams, as appropriate, with central offices
  • Create and produce appropriate marketing and communications to alumni on all platforms (social, web, print, video and email), coordinating with and guided by the University Marketing & Communications team
  • Respond to inquiries from internal and external stakeholders, including complaints, working with the central teams, as appropriate
  • Prepare specific communications with an alumni focus for the Coordinator and Director to progress development and engagement strategies
  • Prepare alumni donor stewardship reports and activity/event specific marketing, media and outreach material.
Position Requirements

To be successful, this position requires commitment to developing, maintaining, and demonstrating the following:

  • Superb verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent critical analysis, complex systems thinking, and planning skills
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and adapt to different technology or environment
  • Superior comprehension skills
  • Empathetic and compassionate
  • Passionate in supporting students
  • Proactive and innovative thinker
  • Ability to work in a diverse environment
  • Ability to analyze processes, find gaps, and providing in depth analysis with recommendation
  • Self-motivated and conscientious
  • Ability to work in a team as well as individually
Experience
  • Preference will be given to candidates with communications, marketing, advancement, or planning background
  • Proficiency in other languages would be considered beneficial
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office 365 and Office Suite would be considered an asset
  • University Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 3 – 5+ years’ experience in event planning/execution, alumni, project management or customer service delivery
  • 3 – 5+ years’ experience in one or more of the following: volunteer management, program creation, partnership building, relationship management and community/alumni engagement
  • Team coaching experience with proven experience working effectively with volunteers and/or small teams
  • Experience designing and implementing high profile and complex events
  • Proven experience working in a complex, fast-pasted environment required
  • Confidence in public speaking with ability to address large audiences
  • Ability to network and confidently represent the University
  • Ability to learn and integrate new software or apps quickly and access software while off-site
  • Ability to take initiative where minimal direction is provided
  • Flexibility with hours
  • Most activities are local and office based however global travel, evening and weekend work is required

Posted on January 25, 2023.

Primary Purpose

Reporting directly to the Vice President Academic (VPA), the Associate Vice President Academic (AVPA) is a strategic and collaborative academic leader who advances the academic priorities of the university and oversees highly significant and complex administrative processes. The AVPA serves as the Acting Vice President Academic in the absence of the VPA.

The AVPA will have direct supervisory responsibility for the Innovation Hub, the University Access Program (UAP), and shared responsibility for Career Services. There will be the opportunity for the AVPA to work on strategic projects as directed by the VPA or ones that they identify.

Direct Reports
  • Director, Curriculum
  • Director, Academic Operations and Support Services
  • Director, Innovation Hub
  • Director, University Access Program
  • Manager, Transfer and University Partnerships
Position Requirements

Competencies:

  • Knowledge and understanding of the role of the Vice-President Academic in the Canadian university setting
  • In-depth knowledge of the Canadian post-secondary organizational and policy environment, with relevant experience in academic administration, and familiarity with academic culture and organization
  • A proven track record of leading cross-functional teams in planning and review, budget development, academic organization, and administration
  • Demonstrated ability to lead significant change, mentor and develop individuals and teams, and engage a broad range of people in pursuit of organizational vision and goals
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in teaching, pedagogy and educational leadership as well as educational practices, issues and trends. Attuned to current developments in advanced learning design and technology
  • Ability to foster a culture of innovation, continuous learning, inclusiveness and must be familiar with academic organizational culture and administration, including human resources, policy development and implementation
  • Successful track record in working with others, either individually, as a team player or as a leader to accomplish goals, objectives, and desired outcomes through dialogue, collaboration and negotiation
  • Strong business and financial acumen and an ability to foster a culture of timely and evidence-based decision making, accountability, and entrepreneurialism.
  • Superior listening skills with an accessible, consultative management style.
  • A high degree of diplomacy and tact
  • A high level of integrity, credibility, sound judgment, and resourcefulness in decision making and problem-solving
  • Demonstrated inter-cultural understanding and a commitment to equity and diversity
  • Broad familiarity with international students and their unique needs

Education and Experience:

  • Doctoral degree with a record of scholarly activity
  • A minimum of five to seven (5-7) years of University faculty experience
  • Preferred minimum of 5 years of relevant post-secondary leadership/administrative experience (for example as a Dean, Associate/Assistant Dean, Chair of a large department or similar post-secondary administrative position)

Posted on October 5, 2022.
Last updated January 6, 2023.

Primary Purpose

University Canada West is looking to hire an experienced and versatile Communications Manager to join our dynamic award-winning team. This position is perfect for a seasoned communications professional with a strong digital copywriting background looking for a new challenge.

The primary purpose of the Communications Manger position is to provide communications support for University Canada West.

The Communications Manager will support a wide variety of department and university initiatives. Their duties will include writing, editing, proof-reading employee and student communications, writing ad copy and other digital marketing content, as well as marketing collateral, writing and editing blogs, stories and website copy.

General Description

Under general supervision, the Communications Manager will help oversee and create clear and concise communications for the University, help manage the Communications team’s workload and ensure quality and brand consistency. The successful candidate will have a strong background and experience writing digital ad copy. They will ensure successful deadline delivery and will manage direct reports within the department. The Communications Manager will assist in creating and editing marketing and promotional material as required, and will assist with other communications department duties as assigned by the Senior Communications Manager.

Specific Responsibilities

The Communications Manager will at various times be responsible for the following, as well as other related duties as assigned to support the business objectives and purpose of the University:

  • Write and edit stories, press releases, student messages, internal announcements and marketing collateral as needed.
  • Write and edit PPC, Paid Social, email, landing page, SEO and other digital marketing copy.
  • Write clear and concise copy for the website while keeping SEO and web best practices in mind.
  • Create and edit copy for websites, blog posts, social media platforms, emails/newsletters, print and digital ad campaigns.
  • Edit/proof University communication or marketing material.
  • Liaise with other departments within the University to determine communications needs and fulfil those requests in a timely manner.
  • Monitor analytics and create reports detailing the successes and failures of communications campaigns and strategies.
  • Find ways to improve current processes.
  • Stay up to date on industry trends and make recommendations for adjustments to communications strategies and practices.
  • Other related duties as assigned to support the business objectives and purpose of the University.
  • Help manage the Communications team and assign tasks as required.
  • Provide mentorship, feedback and support to direct reports to enable them to grow in their roles.
Position Requirements

Competencies:

To be successful in the Communications Manager position, individuals must be committed to developing, maintaining and demonstrating the following:

  • Mastery of written English grammar, syntax and punctuation.
  • Ability to adjust writing style for the audience of a particular communication.
  • Familiar with communication best practices and how to communicate effectively.
  • Experience writing effective ad copy for best conversion (PPC copy, paid social ads, emails, landing page copy and SEO content)
  • Keen eye for detail and ability to edit written copy and spot errors
  • Ability to juggle and prioritize multiple projects at once and complete by stated deadlines.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Ability to complete work in a timely manner with accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Prior team management experience.
  • Good judgment and ability to prioritize assignments.
  • Ability to work under pressure and maintain a calm focus during hectic periods.
  • General understanding of the programs and services provided by the University.
  • Ability to exhibit a professional attitude and image with a commitment to quality service.

Education and Experience:

  • Diploma or degree in communications, journalism, marketing or a related field.
  • Minimum 4-5 years of experience in the communications field
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in writing digital specific ad content
  • Minimum 2 years of experience as a manager with direct reports
  • Demonstrated expertise in writing compelling and creative copy for the necessary medium.
  • Able to interpret information and conduct research, if needed.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and word processing.
  • Proficiency with the Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Premiere Pro is an asset.

Posted on January 10, 2023.

Primary Purpose

University Canada West is looking to hire an experienced and versatile Email Marketing Specialist to join our award-winning in-house Marketing and Communications team.

The candidate will be responsible for creating automated email campaigns including building creative mock-upsand layouts, content writing, editing, creating tracking links, testing for deployment and A/B testing.

This position contributes to the overall digital marketing execution within the email channel to maximize customer response. The Email Marketing Specialist will play a key role in executing user-centric marketing drip campaigns. A successful candidate will possess UX skills, copywriting skills, project management skills, great attention to detail, and a passion for digital marketing.

Success will be measured by email conversions, email engagement and click-through rates and open rates. The Email Marketing Coordinator will create customized and meaningful user experiences through email that promote long-term engagement.

Specific Responsibilities
  • Work with the Digital Marketing Team to develop and implement comprehensive email marketing campaigns
  • Oversee creative development and implementation of new email templates and redesign of existing templates
  • Conduct A/B testing to optimize email campaigns
  • Generate reports and analytics on the success of email
  • Maintain a solid and reliable understanding of email marketing best practices, and regulationsthroughout North America (including CASL) and Global markets (including GDPR)
  • Work with Communications Team to write persuasive and accurate copy for emails, including captivating subject lines
  • Maintain the email marketing content calendar, and consider all key events and initiatives (both internal and external) when scheduling content for emails
  • Identify areas of opportunity and improvement in the email content creation and review process
  • Use web analytics and sales data to maximize sales conversion and optimize the user experience
  • Assist with weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting on all email marketing efforts, campaigns, and marketing initiatives
  • Assist with other day-to-day marketing activities as needed
Position Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in marketing (preferably with a digital focus)
  • Minimum of 2 years of digital marketing experience with a focus in email marketing, marketing automation technology and marketing analytics
  • Minimum of 1 year ecommerce experience
  • Ability to edit and code basic HTML/CSS, preferably with experience specific to email
  • Knowledge of segmentation and persona development
  • Experience with design programs, such as InDesign and Photoshop
  • Working knowledge of Google Analytics or similar analytics tools
  • Experience with marketing automation platforms (e.g. Pardot, HubSpot, SalesForce Marketing Cloud, etc.)
  • Knowledge of project management software (e.g., Asana or Trello) an asset
  • Written and oral communication, attention to detail, and project management skills
  • Strong strategic and analytical thinking, risk analysis, problem-solving, customer-service, and organizational skills
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Office (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge and solid understanding of GDPR and CASL legislation

Published on January 6, 2023.

Primary Purpose

The purpose of the Finance Assistant position is to monitor and maintain student financial accounts, ensure the collection of tuition fees, process refund to qualified students, and provide accounting-related services to the campus. Under general supervision, the Finance Assistant is responsible for providing assistance, advice and guidance to support the financial needs of students and to ensure the collection of funds and refund distribution.

Specific Responsibilities

The Finance Assistant will be responsible for the following as well as other related duties as assigned to support the business objectives and purpose of the University.

  • Maintaining financial account for all students, update tuition fees, deposits, scholarship, refund to student account on a timely basis
  • Monitoring student finance and collection activities of outstanding student accounts to ensure timely recovery of payments and maintain appropriate AR levels
  • Processing refund and compliance with refund policy
  • Tracking and monitoring the AR process utilizing campus AR reports and operating systems
  • Assisting daily bank deposits; reconcile cash receipts and complete cash receipts journal for weekly submission.
  • May manage campus accounts payable functions in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Assisting in the coordination of the institution’s response to any internal/external audits related to business office operations
  • Chasing up student debts and processing debt collections
  • Providing customer service and answering to student inquiries.
  • Ensuring active communication and cohesive working relationship with all lever people on campus
  • Prepare daily financial reports and maintain files
  • Other duties as assigned
Position Requirements

To be successful in the Finance Assistant position, an individual must be committed to developing, maintaining, and demonstrating the following:

Competencies:

  • Strong interpersonal & communication skills; ability to effectively communicate and interact with students
  • Ability to stay calm and professionally respond to complaints
  • Detail-orientated and able to work under pressure and maintain a calm focus during hectic periods
  • Ability to complete work in a timely manner with accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision as well as a team member
  • Good judgment and ability to prioritize assignments
  • Excellent customer service
  • A positive attitude and customer-focused approach

Education and Experience:

  • 2 years of post-secondary education
  • Basic training in office practices, accounting, and communication
  • Office experience in a service-oriented, fast-paced environment
  • Minimum one-year education in Finance or Accounting program
  • Minimum one-year experience in accounting/finance area

Posted on January 13, 2023.

Primary Purpose

Reporting to the HR Business Partner, the HR Assistant will support with tasks and functions related to the full HR cycle. The position functions in an environment where considerable attention to detail and the ability to handle highly confidential information are required. The HR Assistant is expected to be customer service-oriented and exhibit a high degree of diplomacy and discretion.

Specific Responsibilities

The HR Assistant will be responsible for the following tasks as well as other related duties as assigned to support the business objectives and purpose of the University:

  • Responsible for data entry and management, onboarding and offboarding
  • Updating and maintaining confidential HR documents and files, ensuring all required documentation is provided and up-to-date, including employment records
  • Maintaining up-to-date information in the HR Dashboard tracker of the complete employee life cycle
  • Tracking and maintaining up-to-date information on various trackers, such as remote agreement tracker, KPI/PDR tracker and probation completion tracker
  • Tracking and executing necessary changes for employee-related data, including contractor and temporary arrangements, work permit expiries, probationary periods, and employee tracking in alignment with regulatory requirements
  • Providing support in managing the HR Diary calendar by scheduling meetings, including new hire catchups and probationary meetings
  • Assisting with the preparation of employment contracts, probation completion letters, salary and title change letters
  • Assisting with the coordination of new hire onboarding and administrative processes
  • Assisting with the HR Orientation and Induction, Meet and Greet with new hires and campus tours
  • Assisting with the coordination of leaver’s offboarding and administrative processes, including user access removal, drafting and administering final pay documentation, company property collection and ensuring required documentation is signed and filed
  • Assisting with the coordination of biweekly payroll services and needs such as vacation and leave tracking
  • Running various reports on ADP, such as overtime and absence reports, and sharing the data with stakeholders
  • Preparing and auditing the organizational chart on a weekly basis for necessary changes and updates
  • Addressing all queries from Users and Line Managers related to the Human Resource Information System (HRIS) – ADP
  • Assisting with social media presence (online reviews, Indeed, Glass Door etc.)
  • Liaising with departments regarding notices, reminders, documentation, and important dates, such as probationary periods, performance reviews, professional development, UCW courses etc.
  • Sending out communication regarding new hires, leavers, position changes etc.
  • Assisting with arranging and setting up of onsite and external activities, as well as employee engagement events, as required
  • Assisting with recruitment activities, including resume screening and scheduling interviews, when necessary
  • Other duties as assigned
Position Requirements

To be successful in the HR Assistant position, an individual must possess, and be committed to developing, maintaining, and demonstrating the following:

Competencies:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information in a professional manner
  • Ability to work in a high-volume, high-pressure environment
  • Ability to take initiative, prioritize and organize multiple tasks effectively
  • Proven ability to build positive customer relationships at all levels

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an HR concentration
  • Minimum 6 months of HR or Administrative experience
  • Proficiency with Human Resource Information Systems (ADP, Cezanne or any other cloud-based HRIS)

Posted on January 27, 2023.

Primary Purpose

Reporting to the Business Intelligence Manager, the Institutional Research Analyst uses institutional and external data to support data driven decision and policy making. The research analyst uses quantitative methods to research, analyze, and present findings in the form of reports and presentations to internal and external users. The Institutional Research Analyst also acts as a subject matter expert in providing guidance to internal teams looking to use data to generate insights.

By informing executive and policy decisions, work done by the Institutional Research Analyst will have a significant impact on student, faculty, and staff experience.

Specific Responsibilities

The Institutional Research Analyst will at various times be responsible for the following as well as other related duties assigned to support the business objectives and purpose of the Company.

  • Conduct analysis using quantitative methods from multiple sources of data (internal and external) to uncover patterns and insights.
  • Conduct exploratory data analysis (EDA), analyze results, interpret findings to determine business impact.
  • Communicate findings from research and analysis in the form of written reports and oral presentations to various business units and executives to aid in data driven decision and policy making.
  • Liaise with internal team members and external organizations to obtain useful data (e.g., survey data, population data, and benchmarking data)
  • Gathering and providing comparable benchmarks (from provincial or national peers) for key metrics of interest
  • Create and maintain documentation of data sources and methodology decisions, including the logic/reasoning for the choices made during analysis/research.
  • Lead the coordination of various rankings data
  • Consult with users to identify needs and specific requirements to develop data visuals and interactive data dashboards and provide ad-hoc data extracts.
  • Collaborate with other staff in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of research that will assist in decision and policy making
  • Participation in regional, national, or international conferences on international education and research
  • Provide leadership and support on data research and analyses to other teams and departments in UCW
Position Requirements

Competencies:

  • To be successful in this role, the candidate must be proficient in the use of quantitative methods for research (statistics/math), research design, and performance measurement
  • Solid understanding of descriptive and inferential statistical techniques including correlation, regression (linear, logistic etc.), hypothesis testing, sampling, probability, clustering etc.
  • Advanced skills in using data and analysis tools such as MS Excel, Power BI, SQL, etc.
  • Experience is using Python/R, SPSS/SAS for research, analysis, and visualization
  • Must possess excellent communication skills – oral and written
  • Must be able to use data and visualizations to tell a story, communicate insights, and persuade.
  • Demonstrated ability to collect data from a variety of sources, synthesize, analyze, report, and make recommendations based on findings
  • Must be able to work independently as well as collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills with keen attention to detail, concern for accuracy, and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously under competing deadlines
  • Ability to reason and exercise judgement when responding to data and report requests
  • Must protect organizational data, user privacy and confidentiality

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in a quantitative filed such as Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science etc.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience working in an analytical and reporting capacity preferably in an education environment; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Posted on January 6, 2023.

Primary Purpose

University Canada West is a business and technology focused, independent post-secondary institution. TheUniversity has two campuses: West Pender and Vancouver House and its population of international and domesticstudents is growing substantially. Our mission is to deliver programs that provide students with the applied and theoretical basis for success in the workplace and future academic endeavors. If you are interested in being a part of this growing team, are detailed orientated, and enjoy collaborating with others we look forward to hearing from you!

Reporting to the Library and Learning Commons Manager this role will provide administrative support to both the Library and Learning Commons at our Vancouver House Campus.

Specific Responsibilities

The Administrative Assistant will primarily be responsible for:

  • Administrative support in the form of scheduling appointments/meetings/interviews/training and preparing correspondence/reports/documents as requested or as needed.
  • Monitoring, maintaining and ordering general office supplies for the spaces
  • Organizing and assisting with events
  • Reviewing and processing timesheets for Peer tutors and part-time staff
  • Compiling reports and data as required
  • Collaborate with library and Learning Commons staff to update operational manuals
  • Provide desk support for the Learning Commons answering basic questions and navigational inquires
  • Related duties as assigned to support the daily operations of the Library and Learning Commons
  • Other duties as required. 
Position Requirements

Competencies:

To be successful in the Administrative Assistant position, individuals must be committed to developing, maintaining and demonstrating the following:

  • Excellent Customer Service Skills
  • Advanced working knowledge of MS Office including Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Efficient, effective, and dependable time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to complete work in a timely manner with accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Good judgment and ability to prioritize assignments
  • Ability to work under pressure and maintain a calm focus during hectic periods
  • General understanding of the programs and services provided by the departments
  • provide respectful and efficient service to a predominantly international group of students, staff, faculty and other affiliates. Experience working with groups who have English as a second language is an asset.
  • Proficient oral and written English skills

Experience:

  • 1-3 years administrative and/or customer service experience in a fast-paced environment or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Please indicate in your cover letter how you are meeting the above requirements.

Salary range: Commensurate with experience; salary range is between $45,000-50,000.

Posted on December 22, 2022.

Primary Purpose

The MBA Practicum Coordinator is responsible for supporting the educational and career growth of students by developing and delivering comprehensive student practicum and career development services.

Throughout the practicum process, the coordinator acts as a liaison between the university, the student, and the employer. The coordinator arranges student practicum information, paperwork, and authorization. The position encompasses the following areas of responsibility: practicum, work-integrated learning development and coordination, on-campus recruitment, and program management.

Duties and Responsibilities

Practicum Development and Coordination:

  • Design, implement, and administer recruitment programs for a diverse group of companies and organizations as well as graduate schools
  • Provide leadership in the development and implementation of a viable practicum program
  • Build partnerships with organizations that can provide practicum for students
  • Consult with employers regarding optimal marketing strategies to connect students with practicum and employment opportunities
  • Participate in job fairs organized by the Career Development Centre
  • Act as a liaison between the student, university, and practicum or placement provider
  • Coordinate industry employer and faculty sponsor assignments and agreements, orientation to practicum roles and responsibilities of employer-faculty sponsor-student, progress reviews with industry employer and faculty sponsor, and final evaluation upon completion
  • Initiate and maintain contacts with employers to develop practicum
  • Arrange meetings with faculty and academic department chairs to identify and promote relevant practicum for specific majors
  • Conduct site visits to evaluate the appropriateness and relevance of practicums for students
  • Develop and revise practicum policies and procedures
  • Assess the effectiveness of work integrated learning programs

Student Support:

  • Provide students with guidance and information regarding practicum research, options, decision making, and goal setting
  • Facilitate student learning by assisting students to secure appropriate practicum
  • Provide students with student practicum information, paperwork, and authorization
  • Provide feedback for student resumes, and cover letters for practicum applications
  • Counsel and advise students in practicum planning

On-campus Recruitment:

  • Assist in the development of employer relations and membership in professional organizations
  • Arrange employer visits to campus and meetings with faculty
  • Develop and facilitate workshops about job search, i.e., networking at a career fair, using the Internet in job search, resume writing, etc.

Program Management:

  • Administer on-campus recruiting program and calendar
  • Carry out general administration and management by taking a problem-solving approach
  • Oversee and supervise student office workers in the reception, communications, appointments, and mail
  • Coordinate special events throughout the year, i.e., orientation, and etiquette dinner
  • Market services and programs by developing appropriate materials and advertising special events
  • Performs other duties and tasks specific to position
Position Requirements

Education:

  • A bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, psychology, communication, public relations, or other related major. Master’s degree preferred.

Experience:

  • 4 to 5 years experience in higher education program administration and understanding of academic culture
  • Familiarity with corporate and non-profit human resource management
  • Demonstrated understanding of work-integrated learning education and career advising
  • Strong presentation skills and public speaking skills
  • Excellent report writing and written communication skills
  • A self-starter with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and work independently and as part of a team
  • Experience with practicum programs or student placements
  • Proficiency with MS Office 365 including word processing and database program

Posted on January 20, 2023.

Primary Purpose

The Ombudsperson is a resource, primarily to students, to assist in understanding how to navigate challenge experienced in their educational journey. The Ombudsperson reports to the President and acts as a confidential resource and support to students. The Ombudsperson acts impartially and objectively, neither as an advocate for individuals, nor as a defender of the University, but rather as a seeker of procedural fairness and reasonable outcomes. The Ombudsperson is independent of UCW’s formal administrative structure and all other departments.

Specific Responsibilities
  • Establishes procedures for receiving administrative, academic and individual complaints from the university community
  • Assists inquirers in obtaining and providing relevant information regarding university policies and procedures.
  • Manages data of complaints of injustice and unfairness within the community
  • Designs and organizes training programs for the community in dispute/conflict resolution, negotiation skills and theory, civility, and related topics.
  • Meets with students (in-person or virtually) to discuss their challenges and provide guidance of avenues to seek resolution.
  • Identifies and explain relevant university policy, procedures and practices.
  • Where possible, identify informal processes and avenues for issue resolution. This service may involve mediation of conflicts if the parties involved consent to participating in such activities.
  • Refers students to other parties, services or community resources.
  • Acts as a confidential and impartial support to students alleged to have breached academic integrity or student rights and responsibilities policies. This support may include, at the request of a student, attending meetings and/or review panels regarding allegations of misconduct.
  • To prepare the student for such meetings,
  • To silently observe and record the outcomes of the scheduled event, and
  • To ensure the student understands the possible impact of decisions arrived in formal processes and their possible options should their situation meet the grounds for appealing decisions.
  • Investigates, evaluates and make recommendations to the University regarding identified systemic issues or barriers which have been reported by students.
  • The Ombudsperson provides an Annual Report to the University community
  • Provide clarification and guidance to faculty, chairs, administrators and support staff on University policy, procedures and practices.
  • Review concerns regarding university policy and practices that may create unintended or unnecessary barriers to student engagement in learning and campus engagement opportunities.
  • Recommend to the President or advisory committee adaptations or amendment of university policies and practices.
Position Requirements

Competencies:

  • Excellent knowledge and adherence to the principles of fairness and natural justice.
  • Excellent knowledge of the services provided under the auspices of the Office of the BC Ombudsperson.
  • Good knowledge of the BC Personal Information Protection Act and the BC Human Rights Code.
  • Excellent knowledge of professional codes of practice that apply to the Ombudsperson.
  • Good understanding of an academic setting, collegial governance, university governance and the principles of academic freedom.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written).
  • Excellent negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Excellent research, analytical reasoning and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills.
  • Good public speaking skills.
  • Ability to deal effectively with clients in crisis and to diffuse emotional situations and conflicts.
  • Ability to exercise tact, sensitivity, and discretion.
  • Ability to investigate and negotiate problems that are complex and political in nature.
  • Ability to think critically and creatively.
  • Ability to diplomatically deliver unwelcome messages to students or decision-makers.
  • Ability to build relationships and credibility while resolving difficult issues.
  • Ability to act independently, maintain impartiality, a stance of neutrality and strict confidentiality.
  • Ability to conceive and write policy and procedural documents and reports.
  • Proficient in the use of word processing, database, spreadsheet, and desktop publishing applications.

Education and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Counselling or Law
  • Minimum eight (8) years of related experience including experience in conflict resolution, human rights, negotiation, conduct of investigations, and reporting in a complex, multi-stakeholder environment, or an equivalent of education, training, and experience.

Posted on January 25, 2023.

Primary Purpose

Reporting to Human Resources, the People and Culture – Events Assistant liaises with various parties in supporting programs and events. This position works closely with all UCW departments and Global University Systems.

Specific Responsibilities 

The People and Culture – Events Assistant position is responsible for the following as well as other related duties as assigned to support the business objectives and purpose of the University:

  • Plan, coordinate, and deliver a wide range of social, cultural, and recreational activities
  • Assist with the set-up and take-down of materials for various events
  • Assist with other related duties to contribute to the overall operation of events under the direct guidance
  • Assist in event logistics including but not limited to creating seating charts, selecting a menu, booking a venue, finding entertainment, and anything else related to coordinating an event
  • Maintaining relationships with key vendors throughout an event’s life cycle
  • Coordinating and executing complex administrative tasks related to meetings, events bookings, and travel arrangements
  • Creating optimal attendee experience by addressing attendee concerns and ensuring the event goes off without any hitch
  • Assisting the team with a high number of events, ranging from small meetings to award ceremonies
  • Assisting in promoting events across social media platforms
  • Supporting the manager/supervisor with logistic and administrative support as needed including but not limited to making payments, ordering gift cards, managing student and staff incentives, ad hoc support
  • Sourcing vendors and finding event spaces
  • Assisting with the convocation ceremonies – including finding event space, working with vendors to organize the details of the ceremonies (flowers, decorations, food, etc.), planning the stage setup, greenroom for stage party, staging area for graduates, etc.
  • Assisting the graduation committee – working with the committee to support details, planning, and convocation logistics, assisting with organizing speakers, performances, photographers, etc.
  • Supporting executive and committee meetings including scheduling, logistics, preparing background information, preparing meeting rooms, and assembling packages for meetings
  • Providing support to incoming delegations, including logistics and scheduling, supporting travel arrangements as needed, preparing gifts, and attending to other protocols
  • Developing and updating a detailed database of contacts
  • Assisting in preparing invoices and coordinating with the department administrators and university finance departments as needed
  • Other duties to support the implementation of various initiatives.
Position Requirements

To be successful in the People and Culture – Events Assistant position, an individual must possess, and be committed to developing, maintaining, and demonstrating the following:

Education and Experience:

  • Baccalaureate degree from a recognized post-secondary institution
  • Experience in event planning preferably related to the higher education industry

Competencies:

  • Proven service-oriented focus
  • Exceptional interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • General knowledge of admission, registration, and retention processes
  • Efficient, effective, dependable time management skills
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced work environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to constructively engage and form strong relationships with students, faculty, staff, and external stakeholders
  • Proven ability to work independently and in a team
  • Adaptability and change management skills
  • Good spatial recognition abilities
  • Proficiency in computer skills and social media platforms

Please note that this role involves some work after hours and on weekends.

Posted on January 6, 2023.

University Canada West (UCW) is a member of Global University Systems (GUS), an international network ofhigher-education institutions, brought together by a shared passion for accessible, industry-relevant qualifications and graduate success.

GUS institutions deliver a wide variety of programs, including bachelor’s, master’s, medical and law degree programs, vocational and professional training, and language programs face-to-face at one of its global campusesor through its online platform. When someone chooses to study at a GUS institution — whether on campus in Europe or North America, or even in their own home — they are joining a network of 85,000 students from 175 countries worldwide. GUS institutions are based in some of the world’s largest cities, with campuses in London, Birmingham and Manchester in the UK, Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver in Canada, and across the globe in Singapore, Germany, Israel, India and the Caribbean.

In Canada, GUS owns and operates seven institutions – University Canada West and the Canadian College of Technology and Business in Vancouver, Toronto School of Management and Trebas Institute in Toronto andMontreal, and The Language Gallery in Vancouver and Toronto, as well as a public-private partnership betweenNiagara College and the Toronto School of Management.

With the pending retirement of its President & Vice-Chancellor, UCW is looking to identify its next University leader.The President & Vice-Chancellor is accountable to the Board of Governors for providing overall leadership and strategic direction to UCW. The President & Vice-Chancellor supports the Board and its mandate and is responsible for ensuring that the University operates within the policy and strategy framework established by the Board. The President & Vice-Chancellor provides advice and counsel to the Board in all matters impacting UCW and effective strategic leadership to support the University’s vision and mission, and its faculty, staff and students.

The President & Vice-Chancellor is also a member of the Canadian senior leadership team and participates in and contributes to GUS Canada Advisory Board meetings and works collaboratively with the CEO of GUS Canada and the GUS Canada leadership team. The President & Vice-Chancellor will ensure successful collaboration with the parent company and help the University maximize the shared services, resources and expertise provided by the GUS Canada ecosystem.

The ideal candidate has successful senior leadership and administrative experience gained as a Dean, Vice President or President at a well-respected post-secondary institution. They have a PhD, equivalent credential or terminal degree combined with a successful record as an educator and scholar. They bring strong strategic thinking skills with the ability to work with others to set priorities and establish strategies to move a complex organization forward. Having a passion for growing an organization, combined with strong business andtechnology acumen, is essential for the next leader of this for- profit post-secondary institution.

To explore this exciting and impactful opportunity further, please click Apply.

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. Please note that we will only be in contact with those individuals moving forward with our client.

Posted on September 8, 2021.
Last updated January 25, 2023.

Primary Purpose

University Canada West is looking to hire an outgoing and confident individual to join our dynamic team as a Public Relations Assistant.

The primary purpose of the Public Relations Assistant position is to provide PR support for University Canada West.

The Public Relations Assistant should be creative and focused with excellent communication skills and a passion for PR with experience or training in media relations, copywriting and editing.

General Description

Under general supervision, the Public Relations Assistant will help oversee PR initiatives for the University. The Public Relations Assistant will assist in executing public relations initiatives as required and will assist with other PR department duties as assigned by the Public Relations Manager.

Specific Responsibilities

The Public Relations Assistant at various times will be responsible for the following as well as other related duties as assigned to support the business objectives and purpose of the University:

  • Writing and editing press releases, and crafting media pitches as needed.
  • Assist with proofreading and writing copy for ads and marketing materials
  • Monitoring media (mainstream, social media and blogs/forums) for mentions of UCW.
  • Assist with executing PR initiatives such as events, sponsorships and offline advertising.
  • Liaise with faculty experts to help fulfill media requests.
  • Stay up to date on industry trends and make recommendations for adjustments to PR strategies and practices.
  • Other related duties as assigned to support the business objectives and purpose of the University.
Position Requirements

Competencies:

To be successful in the Public Relations Assistant position, individuals must be committed to developing, maintaining and demonstrating the following:

  • Good working knowledge of PR concepts and best practices.
  • Excellent copywriting and editing skills.
  • Keen eye for detail and ability to spot errors and inaccuracies.
  • Ability to juggle and prioritize multiple projects at once and complete by stated deadlines.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Ability to complete work in a timely manner with accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Good judgment and ability to prioritize assignments.
  • Ability to work under pressure and maintain a calm focus during hectic periods.
  • General understanding of the programs and services provided by the University.
  • Ability to exhibit a professional attitude and image with a commitment to quality service.

Education and Experience:

  • Diploma or degree in public relations, communications, marketing or a related field.
  • Able to interpret information and conduct research, if needed.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and word processing.
  • Strong communication, teamwork and presentation skills.
  • Good organizational and time-management skills.

Posted on October 25, 2022.

Primary Purpose

University Canada West is a business-focused, independent post-secondary institution, as defined in the British Columbia Degree Authorization Act, modeled after special purpose teaching universities. Our mission is to deliver programs that provide students with the applied and theoretical basis for success in the workplace and future academic endeavors.

Reporting to the Director, Institutional Accountability, the Researcher oversees the growing internal research portfolio at University Canada West. The Researcher also acts as a subject matter specialist in the design and implementation of various research projects, providing guidance to internal teams looking to use these tools to gather insights.

Specific Responsibilities

The main responsibility is to undertake internal applied research projects to support strategic initiatives and deliver advice and analyses through written, oral or presentation formats.

Statistical Analysis:

  • Develops research plans and strategies using valid statistical/mathematical concepts, models and simulations.
  • Develops instruments, tools, models and simulations that incorporate statistical, economical, and mathematical concepts, as appropriate.
  • Performs or oversees the identification, creation and incorporation of data sets and/or access tables, and new sources of data.
  • Determines currency, validity and feasibility, and identifies limitations in data.
  • Conducts various types of analyses (i.e. trend, cost benefit, comparative, statistical, and economic) to identify impacts, potential outcomes and risks.
  • Develops or reviews conclusions and recommendations and tests reliability.

Institutional Research:

  • Provides advice on research methods, sampling techniques, questionnaire design, data analysis and other evaluation processes.
  • Identifies and develops measures, indicators, and targets for performance management and accountability activities.
  • Manages projects including developing project proposals, drafting business cases and cost benefit analyses, defining deliverables, recommending assignments of internal/external resources, developing project plans and implementing monitoring measures.
  • Maintains comprehensive and accurate documentation of data sources and methodological decisions, including the logic/reasoning for the choices made about the research approach taken.
  • Collaborates with other staff in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of various research projects.
  • Gathers and provides comparable benchmarks (provincial or national peers) for metrics of interest.
  • Acts as a subject matter expert for internal teams looking to implement internal research studies.
  • Coordinates and supports UCW’s participation in regional, national or international research projects of interest.
  • Represents department on internal working groups and committees and externally to relevant domain-specific communities of practice; support internal forums to disseminate findings widely.
  • Maintains active membership in the wider Research community: review literature and best practices, share data and experiences and attend relevant meetings and conferences to keep abreast of latest developments in the field.

Communication:

  • Consults with client(s) to identify needs and specific requirements.
  • Participates in management planning sessions to formulate objectives and explore possible research projects to support programs and/or strategic goals.
  • Interprets findings and effectively communicate and displays results through preparation of flow charts, presentations, fact sheets, discussion papers, briefing notes and correspondence for research, reporting, and accountability purposes.
  • Defends conclusions and recommendations to stakeholders where there is conflicting information and conclusions.
  • Collaborates with other staff members and leads project teams, consultants, staff and/or students in the completion of research projects or data development and analysis components including providing feedback on performance.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Mastery of quantitative and qualitative research techniques including quasi-experimental design and methodology, launching surveys and/or program evaluations, tabulating results, ensuring the validity and reliability of data collections, and compiling descriptive and inferential statistics
  • Strong skills in utilizing software and programming languages used in statistics and data analysis /visualization, such as R/Shiny or Python.
  • Familiarity with structured query languages such as MySQL or PostgreSQL and the application of techniques to construct queries, investigate data models within relational databases, develop point solutions involving data warehouses/ETL processes, and document procedures thoroughly
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to relay data issues in an organized and easily understandable manner.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a customer-service orientation, and the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills with a keen orientation to detail and concern for accuracy, as well as the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Ability and desire to learn and use new software applications.
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in statistics, mathematics, public or business administration or social science field preferred.
  • Must have at least 2 years of experience with statistical analysis, ideally acquired through direct work experience in post-secondary education
  • At least 2 years of experience overseeing the implementation of research projects (in an educational setting)

Salary: commensurate with experience; salary range is $67,500 – 80,800.

Posted on January 25, 2023.

Primary Purpose

Student Recruitment Manager plans, executes, and assesses international recruitment strategies of the university and helps to build relationships with a variety of educational, community, and professional services organizations to recruit well-qualified, international undergraduate and graduate students to UCW.

Additionally, this position is responsible for advancing international student community awareness of and engagement with UCW creating opportunities for High school students to engage with UCW through its facilities tour program, stakeholder meetings, community education, and event outreach.

Specific Responsibilities
  • Develop and execute a comprehensive high school and community outreach plan, in in-line with UCW’s international recruitment strategy and targets.
  • Increase awareness and drive engagement with a variety of key audiences. The plan should include specific strategies to reach different student segments with appropriate and tailored activities.
  • Work closely with the UCW Marcomm team to manage and execute all recruitment marketing requests and work collaboratively with the other recruitment team members to support international recruitment strategies.
  • Regularly measure performance against set goals and provide reports.
  • Monitor current market trends and leverage this knowledge to update the strategy and approach.
  • Work closely with the Marcomm, Academic Department, the Registrar’s Office, and Student Services. to develop and coordinate a multipronged strategy and approach to international student recruitment.
  • Manage UCW international recruitment event outreach activities and experiences, including both special events that UCW hosts and community events in which University participates.
  • Responsibilities include establishing an annual calendar of events, coordination of logistics, event staffing, and developing event messaging, and presentations.
  • Work with MARCOM to review and ensure marketing content is aligned with the needs of international recruitment goals.
  • Monitor brand consistency and protect the brand. Address compliance issues and ensure that University policies and procedures in relation to international educational recruitment are being followed.
  • Assist with other day-to-day recruitment activities as needed.
Position Requirements

Competencies:

  • Direct experience working with international students and public school boards.
  • Advanced understanding of the international undergraduate student recruitment sector.
  • Strong project management, multitasking, and problem-solving ability.
  • Effective time management skills, and ability to separate important issues and identify priorities.
  • Metrics-driven marketing mind with an eye for creativity.
  • Experience in personnel recruitment, selection, and performance management.
  • Fluent English written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven experience developing and executing complex marketing plans and campaigns.
  • Diplomatic and tactful; recognizes internal and external sensitivities; has an intuitive ability to read the political implications of recommendations and actions; uses sound judgment.
  • The ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly changing work environment.

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience working in mid-level student recruitment positions with relevant experience in Education recruitment
  • Experience with marketing automation and CRM tools (eg. Salesforce)
  • Experience in the Canadian post-secondary education sector
  • Hours may vary on occasion. Will require to work occasional early mornings, evenings and weekends
  • Bonus skills: Adobe Creative Suite

Posted on January 20, 2023.

Primary Purpose

The purpose of the Technical Writer is to produce high-quality and understandable documentation with the goal to improve organizational processes. With IT expertise, Technical Writer is also responsible for ensuring the proper communication organization-wide in terms of the system stability, and updates on policies and procedures.

Specific Responsibilities

The Technical Writer will at various times be responsible for the following as well as other related duties as assigned to support the business objectives and purpose of the University.

  • Provide, create, and develop documentation for end-users and managers, that is appropriate and easy to use (including, but not limited to setting up Outlook, MS Teams, resetting the passwords, etc.)
  • Produce and distribute tutorials to help end-users and managers use a variety of applications.
  • Collaborate with the other IT specialists and officers.
  • Create communications for organizational updates on policies and procedures.
  • Provide, create, and develop documentation for internal processes within UCW.
  • Provide end-users and managers with the training, including but not limited to MS Teams training, Outlook training, etc.
  • Maintain general IT processes e.g., account creation, daily technical support, etc.
  • Produce and distribute tutorials to help end-users use a variety of applications.
  • Research and collect usability feedback.
  • Assist users and managers on how systems work at UCW, and make sure that they are kept up to date.
  • Train new employees in the IT department.
  • Develop and deliver the Microsoft Teams training for use in classrooms for teaching purposes, and for use in large conference calls and webinars.
Position Requirements

To be successful in the Technical Writer position, an individual must be committed to developing, maintaining, and demonstrating the following:

Competencies:

  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information in a professional manner
  • Ability to effectively communicate (written and verbal) in both highly technical and non- technical environments with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to translate highly technical information into easily understandable information for customers
  • Creative skills and usage of photographs, drawings, diagrams, animation, and charts that increase users’ understanding Excellent written skills in English Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to understand business operations and demonstrate value throughout the organization
  • Ability to interpret and comply with UCW policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Strong understanding of information systems
  • Ability to complete work in a timely manner, with accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Good judgment and ability to prioritize tasks/assignments
  • Ability to work under pressure and maintain a calm focus during high-volume periods
  • Strong problem-solving, analytical, critical & conceptual thinking skills
  • Knowledge of Active Directory would be preferred
  • Microsoft software Required (Azure, MS 365)

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or other IT-related degree
  • Diploma or Certificate in Journalism is an asset
  • Strong interest in information technology and global IT-solutions
  • 2-4 years of experience in technical writing and the use of IT systems at the advanced user level

Posted on January 27, 2023.

University Canada West (UCW) is a member of Global University Systems (GUS), an international network of higher-education institutions, brought together by a shared passion for accessible, industry-relevant qualifications and graduate success.

GUS institutions deliver a wide variety of programs, including bachelor’s, master’s, medical and law degree programs, vocational and professional training, and language programs face-to-face at one of its global campuses or through its online platform. When someone chooses to study at a GUS institution — whether on campus in Europe or North America, or even in their own home — they are joining a network of 85,000 students from 175 countries worldwide. GUS institutions are based in some of the world’s largest cities, with campuses in London, Birmingham and Manchester in the UK, Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver in Canada, and across the globe in Singapore, Germany, Israel, India and the Caribbean.

Based in Vancouver, the Vice President, Academic will report to the President & Vice Chancellor, will be an integral member of University Canada West’s Senior Leadership Team. The Vice President, Academic is responsible for the development and administration of academic policies, programs and personnel in accordance with a progressive academic vision and annual plan in a private, for-profit context. The Vice President, Academic is a builder, an innovator, and a persistent leader of growth and change.

The successful candidate brings senior leadership and administrative experience gained as a Vice-President, Dean, or Associate Vice-President in a post-secondary institution. They possess a mix of experience that includes oversight for areas such as academic planning, budget management, human resource leadership, and/or student services. They will have extensive in-class and on-line education experience with domestic and international students, and an understanding of public and ideally private post-secondary legislation, structures and reporting in British Columbia and knowledge of related operations (e.g., BC Council on Admission and Transfer).

To explore this opportunity further, please click Apply. 

Posted on Nov. 24, 2021.

Student

Primary Purpose

University Canada West (UCW) is a dynamic and growing institution defined by its close connections to the business and technology communities and its commitment to outstanding student services. Brand Ambassadors help promote UCW and represent our brand online, on social media, and in person.

Specific Responsibilities

As a UCW Ambassador, you will report to the Marketing Manager in the Marketing & Communications Department.

  • Act as a brand ambassador both online and in person.
  • Represent UCW at promotional and social events and other marketing initiatives both online and in person.
  • Engage with prospective and current students (online and in-person) in a professional and friendly manner.
  • Promote UCW via your social media accounts.
  • Assist with creating content and monitoring UCW social media accounts.
  • Record any student/public feedback and report back to the Marketing & Communications Department.
  • Answer questions and respond to comments on social media.
  • Create dynamic and engaging social media content both in English and your native language (if something other than English).
  • Engage with prospective and current students and the general public on social media.
  • Assist with various events, both online and on-campus.
  • Schedule social media content across multiple platforms.
Position Requirements

Competencies:

  • Social media
  • Marketing
  • Writing/English language proficiency
  • Professionalism
  • Good presentation skills
  • Interpersonal communication

Employment Details:

  • 10 hours per week
  • $16/hour
  • Contract with potential to extend

Posted on January 25, 2023.

Primary Purpose

The Campus Support Ambassadors will primarily be working to ensure that students, faculty, and staff members on campus grounds are provided with quick and efficient support related to their IT, Facilities or General support inquiries.

Specific Responsibilities 

The Campus Support Ambassador will at various times be responsible for the following as well as other related duties as assigned to support the business objectives and purpose of the Company:

  • Act as the primary responder for classroom concierge button requests
  • Assist with monitoring and stocking classroom supplies
  • Assist with general facility requests – organize and relocate furniture and other campus assets
  • Monitor incoming and outgoing traffic on designated floors and areas, including but not limited to high traffic areas such as corridors, classrooms, office spaces, washrooms, etc.
  • Coordinate with other Campus Support Ambassadors and ensuring that traffic is adhering to safety guidelines
  • Attend meeting and training sessions as required by the University
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge on provincial regulations and the University’s procedures and protocols
  • Promote and communicate best practices on campus to student, staff and faculty regularly
  • Ensure students, staff and faculty are adhering to the protocols and procedures put in place by the University
  • Report on any breaches of procedures or regulations to the Manager Facilities, Health & Safety
  • Evaluates and recommends improvements to the procedures and protocols whenever necessary
  • Distribute Personal Protective Equipment’s such as masks and/or gloves
  • Monitor supplies in each designated areas and report to facilities staff any supplies that needs replenishing or restocking (e.g., empty hand sanitizer bottles)
  • Other duties as assigned
Position Requirements

The Campus Support Ambassadors must take 3 shifts per week, and one of them must be either Saturday or Sunday. Also, must be available to take afternoons shifts:

  • Monday, Wednesday, and Friday – 2:30 pm to 09:00 pm
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays – 3:00 pm to 10:30 pm.

Competencies:

  • Ability to make sensible judgements with minimal supervision
  • Flexible, adaptive to change and fast-paced environment
  • Ability to stay calm whilst handling delicate or difficult situations
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Customer Service oriented
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Comfortable with light to heavy lifting
  • Travel between campuses may be required

Education and Experience:

  • Current UCW student
  • First Aid certification an asset

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume as one attachment to [email protected], with the subject line “Campus Support Ambassador”.

Posted on January 13, 2023.

Primary Purpose

Reporting to the Student Life Coordinator, the UCW Student Life Assistant will assist Student Affairs and Career Development Centre in all UCW-related events and operations on campus and off-campus.

Specific Responsibilities

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform logistic and administrative support functions for Student Life, including, but not limited to preparing presentation materials, attendance reports, satisfaction reports, and additional data management-related tasks;
  • Provides information and assistance to Student Life related events, workshops, and operations;
  • Assist Student Life in UCW-related events per term including New Student Orientation (NSO) week, online and on-campus;
  • Support in the promotion of UCW-related events on campus and online;
  • Organize resources, equipment, and facilities for UCW events, activities, and New Student Orientation (NSO) week, online and on-campus;
  • Assist in planning appreciation events for volunteers; and
  • Be the first point of contact for student volunteers during UCW-related events and New Student Orientation (NSO) week.

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Assist Student Affairs & Services Department with operations and planning;
  • Attend meetings and work in collaboration with student programs and/or committees on student-related activities and events on and off campus; and
  • Other duties as required.
Position Requirements

To be successful in the UCW Student Life Assistant position, an individual must possess, and be committed to developing, maintaining, and demonstrating the following:

Education & Experience:

  • Baccalaureate degree from a recognized post-secondary institution;
  • Experience in post-secondary educational organizations;
  • At least be an active UCW student for two terms; and
  • Commit to a minimum of two terms.

Competencies:

  • Proven service-oriented focus
  • Proven self-starter and problem solver
  • Organization: efficient, effective, dependable time management skills
  • Accuracy
  • A positive attitude and customer-focused approach
  • Ability to act with tact, and good judgment
  • Solid Communication skills: able to communicate with a diverse range of people
  • Ability to constructively engage and form strong relationships with students, faculty, staff and external
  • Proven ability to work independently and in a team
  • Adaptability and change management skills
  • Must be deadline driven and goal-oriented

Please note that this role involves some work after hours and on weekends.

Salary: $16.50 per hour

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume as one attachment to [email protected], with the subject line “Student Life Assistant”.

Posted on December 12, 2022.

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