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

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 referees to:

[email protected]
T. 1-877-431-6887

Staff/Student 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/student position

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resumé and the names of three referees 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.

Currently Available Positions:

Faculty

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 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:

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 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:

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 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:

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 Feb. 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 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:

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 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:

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 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:

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

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 Feb. 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:

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 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:

MGMT 601; Leadership in Global Context

  • PhD in Leadership
  • Experience in leadership positions in major corporations

MGMT 660; Leadership and Decision Making 

  • PhD in Leadership
  • Experience in teaching decision making courses

Posted on Feb. 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:

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 Feb. 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 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:

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 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:

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 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:

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 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:

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 Feb. 18, 2022.

Our University Access Program (UAP) is seeking passionate learner-centered sessional faculty 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. 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:

  • Teach all courses, as assigned, for the full duration of scheduled instruction, including on campus, online, hybrid, as needed by UCW’s UAP department.
  • Be fully prepared with a syllabus and instructional plans for each class session in accord with the stated objectives of the course
  • Enforce academic policies and procedures at all times and comply with UCW rules and regulations.
  • Maintain posted office and on-campus hours sufficient to fulfill all contracted duties and individual professional obligations, as well as to meet the needs of the department, division, and university.
  • Participate in discipline, departmental, divisional, and institutional meetings, committees, and other special appointments.
  • Assist in the revision and development of course outlines, syllabi, curriculum plans, and other instructional documentation and in the identification, development, preview, and acquisition of educational resources and supplies required to meet program objectives and improve instruction.
  • Maintain complete course and student records, reports, and forms.
  • Attend training and other professional development opportunities on- or off-campus and stay current with developments in the field of instruction.
  • Assume other necessary responsibilities and perform additional tasks as assigned by the department chair or other UCW leadership in meeting the needs of the department and university.
  • Assume responsibility for classroom preparation, and recommend, as necessary, appropriate supplies and equipment.
  • Assist with the assessment of English language proficiency as needed.
General Requirements and Competencies for all Faculty

Minimum:

  • a minimum of 3 years experience teaching English for Academic Purposes (EAP) to adults at the post-secondary level
  • a 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
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching, assessing student work, and providing constructive feedback.

Preferred:

  • 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
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching, assessing student work and providing constructive feedback
  • have teaching experience in a country where English is not the primary language of communication.

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

Specific Requirements and Competencies for UAP Faculty

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

  • Confident and effective ability to use modern instructional technology including Microsoft Office 365, Adobe, learning management systems and websites (e.g. Moodle, Canvas, Blackboard, Kahoot, Epuzzle, Socrates), e-mail, Internet, student information databases, library research databases, and experience with Internet-based instruction using Microsoft Teams, Zoom and other conferencing platforms.
  • Effective EAP pedagogy based on recent research on SLA theory and methodology
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills necessary for effective teaching in a EAP learning environment.
  • 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 ability to make presentations to small or large audiences
  • Dedication to being part of a team: ability to establish and maintain effective, civil, and respectful communication and interpersonal relations throughout the college and the community
  • Personal integrity, honesty, and the ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and critical thinking skills.
Posted on May 5, 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

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

General Description

Under University Canada West’s (UCW) organizational structure, the Academic Advisor provides academic advising to students and reports to the Manager of Academic Advising and works closely with faculty and Student Services.
This position is integral to the delivery of quality services to students (domestic, international, undergraduate, graduate, on-line and on-campus), plus coordination with faculty and staff across all University programs in Vancouver.
Hours of work are variable, and the position is hybrid (campus and remote).

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 1-1 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 on campus drop-in office hours and virtual 1-1 appointments for students.
  • Proactively contacts and is available for student advisees on a regular basis.
  • Provide advice to students on academic appeals and other related issues.
  • Interprets and explains the university policies and procedures.
  • Hosts virtual and in person workshops related to academic advising initiatives.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree (minimum)
  • One to three years of experience in student counselling, development, 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
Published on September 1, 2022.
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
Published on September 1, 2022.
Primary Purpose

Reporting to the Intermediate Accountant, the Accounts Payable Administrator will provide a variety of clerical and accounting functions within the Finance Division. The successful candidate will be responsible for independently receiving, verifying, and processing a high volume of Accounts Payable invoices on-time and with accuracy.

Specific Responsibilities

The Accounts Payable Administrator position is responsible for the following as well as other related duties as assigned to support the business objectives and purpose of the University:

  • Accurately perform general data entry and other financial systems for the Finance Division, including select general functions of accounts payable and accounts receivable including processing of invoices, cheque requisitions, coding invoices and accounts payable and accounts receivable documents, journal entries and inter-departmental invoices.
  • Manage accounts payable to ensure the internal polices are followed, including invoice approvals, invoice codes, payment set up.
  • Reconcile vendor statements with data from the system.
  • Review monthly Accounts Payable aging report to ensure all invoices and payments are posted into the system on time.
  • Help and serve students for tuition payments and inquires if needed.
  • Monitor and review payment set up such as wire, electronic fund transfer, e-transfer, cheques, etc.
  • Respond to payment inquiries from vendors, consultants, employees, and other parties.
  • Review supporting docs (missed invoices, incorrect entries) for both electronic payments and cheques in the system.
  • Check and monitor Accounts Payable mail to ensure all invoices and payment inquiries are responded on time.
  • Perform other Accounts Payable functions as directed by Finance Supervisor and Intermediate Accountant.
  • Other Accounts Payable related duties as assigned.
Position Requirements

To be successful in the Accounts Payable Administrator position, an individual must possess, and be committed to developing, maintaining, and demonstrating the following:

Competencies:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Track record of strong organizational skills with ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering data.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment and meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability to exercise mature judgment and initiative.
  • Work effectively and cooperatively with all students, staff and faculty and deal them with courtesy, tact, and diplomacy.
  • Able to cope with conflicting priorities and work with minimal supervision.
  • Detail and deadline oriented.

Education and Experience:

  • 1-3 years high volume accounts payable work experience or an equivalent combination of formal education, certificate/program of study and work experience is acceptable.
  • 45 wpm keyboarding skill with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Experience with computerized accounting systems and ability to use spreadsheet, word processing and email applications at an intermediate level.
  • Good knowledge of university programs, policies, and procedures.

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

Posted on July 29, 2022.
Primary Purpose

The primary purpose of the Administrative Assistant is to provide quality service to students, staff and visitors through the delivery of receptionist and general administrative support for the campus. Under general supervision, the Administrative Assistant manages the main reception desk for the campus. This position provides administrative services for the Company, including support for the office of the director, admissions staff, student services, the instructors and students. The Administrative Assistant is responsible for maintaining supplies and equipment as required.

Specific Responsibilities 

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

  • Maintaining the following responsibilities in compliance with customer service standards
  • Answering and directing incoming calls and emails
  • Greeting visitors to the campus and directing them to the appropriate area
  • Maintaining general security by managing access to the campus facilities and equipment and supplies. If available, observing security monitor.
  • Maintaining internal communication and messages between staff and students
  • Maintaining student transcript databases through entering marks and attendance
  • Maintaining policies, procedures and up to date forms files; keeping files adequately stocked
  • Supervising entrance examinations for admissions staff, and student make-up examinations for instructors
  • Monitoring, maintaining and ordering general office supplies for the campus
  • Liaising with external suppliers to coordinate maintenance of general office equipment
  • Organizing and assisting with events
  • Preparing for internal and external meetings
  • Other related duties as assigned
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
  • Keyboarding speed at 40wpm with accuracy
  • Ability to handle a multi-line telephone switchboard
  • Working knowledge of MS Office 2000 including Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Ability to use various office equipment including fax and photocopy machines
  • Ability to multi-task
  • 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 Company
  • Ability to exhibit a professional attitude and image with a commitment to quality service
  • First Aid Certification (an asset)

Education and Experience:

  • Post Secondary graduation with basic training in office practices, customer service and communication and one to three years’ Administrative and/or customer service experience in a fast paced environment or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Must have a driving license and own car
Published on September 1, 2022.
Primary Purpose

Under the direction of the Registrar, the Associate Registrar – Scheduling sets the vision and direction for the portfolio, providing leadership, strategic direction and business process improvements, guided by institutional vision and goals.

This role oversees and directs scheduling for all UCW courses and is responsible for a comprehensive understanding of the scheduling process, management of course schedule, and implementing changes to the curriculum in the course catalog. They ensure that Course Timetables are published on time and student registration occurs following established dates and deadlines. This position also manages enrollment numbers and assigns building/spaces based on room capacity and program needs, and actively collaborates with the other Associate and Assistant Registrars, faculty, and staff to ensure we are providing the required sequential classes/electives necessary for students’ path to graduation. Additionally, this role serves as a member (staff advisor) of the University Curriculum Committee to review course scheduling needs or concerns.

The Associate Registrar provides expertise and oversight in the use of enterprise systems, business processes, and operational reporting in order to monitor the accuracy, efficiency and productivity of this area. They partake in the development and application of UCW policies, ensuring compliance.

The incumbent works closely with the other Associate and Assistant Registrars on the development, management, delivery, maintenance and benchmarking of services, systems and related policies for the department. In addition, the role hires, trains, develops and evaluates the performance of staff.

Specific Responsibilities
  • Independently manages course scheduling by creating, building, and editing semester course schedules for up to eight semesters at a time.
  • Work closely with the Office of the Registrar to make changes to courses, enforce campus room scheduling policy, and stays up to date on Registrar policies and guidance.
  • Schedule classes in rooms controlled by ENVD and by campus, using space to the fullest extent possible.
  • Coordinate final examination schedule ensuring a fair distribution of time assignments. Make adjustments to schedule as needed and assist with enforcement of policy.
  • Work with Academic Chairs to ensure appropriate faculty assignment to courses.
  • Communicate teaching assignments to faculty, making adjustments when necessary due to sabbatical, leaves of absence, and time conflicts with other courses.
  • Each term, manages the space and building assignments to adequately support studio and classroom needs. Works directly with the front office position to implement.
  • Manage and update course information in SIS such as course notes, prerequisites, enrollment caps, seat reserves for newly admitted and transfer students, etc.
  • Manage waitlists and reserve capacity lists, including reshuffling of waitlists, maintaining artificial caps on courses, and dropping and moving students around as needed.
  • Proactively develops knowledge of standard practices related to the position through relevant conferences, mentoring opportunities, workshops, coursework, special projects and research. Shares that knowledge with others in UCW and works to help ensure that practices aligned with that knowledge are implemented in ENVD.
  • Conduct problem analyses to ensure data accuracy and relevance.
  • Engage with applicants, students, staff and faculty in a professional, courteous and helpful manner.
  • Serve on University committees as appropriate.
  • Participate in the hiring and training of Scheduling staff.

*This job description outlines the key responsibilities for the role and is not meant to be exhaustive. Other responsibilities and tasks may be assigned or may naturally become a part of this role over time.

** This position is eligible for hybrid work options and upon approval would have the ability to work from home and be on-site when required.

Position Requirements

To be successful in the Associate Registrar – Scheduling role an individual must be committed to developing, maintaining and demonstrating the following:

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized post-secondary institution.
  • Minimum one (2) year of experience directly related to and/or supportive of the duties and responsibilities.

Competencies:

  • Proven record of effective team management to improve service quality, staff productivity and efficiency.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills, including problem-solving and needs analysis. Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to set priorities and meet deadlines. Ability to work independently, exercise good judgment and demonstrate initiative.
  • Demonstrated experience using database reporting tools and Microsoft Office productivity products.
  • Demonstrated understanding of strategic enrolment management concepts and academic policies and processes that contribute to a quality undergraduate experience.
  • Proven ability to exercise tact, diplomacy independent judgment, problem solving and conflict resolution skills, in addition to time management and organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral. Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse range of people in a range of situations, to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Demonstrated ability to model appropriate professional, ethical and collaborative behaviours consistent with the responsibilities of this position.
  • Efficient, effective, and dependable time management skills in order to coordinate multiple, concurrent projects with flexibility to handle to changing priorities.
  • Strong attention to detail, ensuring accuracy with decision-making and data records.
  • Proven ability to work independently and to relate constructively and professionally with students, faculty, staff and external partners.
  • Strong computer literacy, including full competency in Microsoft Office programs.

Published on September 27, 2022.

Primary Purpose

The Business Intelligence Manager applies business and advanced technical expertise in meeting business data and reporting needs. The position supports business planning by compiling, visualizing, and analyzing business and statistical data from UCW’s information systems. The Business Intelligence Manager liaises with various stakeholders across the university to provide them with the data, reporting, and analysis required to make informed data driven decisions.

The Business Intelligence Manager will work on projects that will have a big impact on student, faculty, and staff experience.

Specific Responsibilities 

The Business Intelligence 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 Company.

  • Responsible for designing and developing organization wide data analysis, data visualization and reporting services for internal and external audiences
  • Designs and conducts statistical analysis on organizational data to uncover trends and patterns in data. Recommends solutions to problems uncovered during the analysis.
  • Ensures that data and reporting are accessible to various stakeholders and helps them make data driven decisions
  • Responsible for understanding client ad-hoc data requirements and converting into reporting deliverables. Contributes to driving reporting automation to free up time for in-depth analyses.
  • Builds, mentors, and leads a small team of data professionals in providing business intelligence services to the various stakeholders.
  • Will lead the data team in building and maintaining an organization wide data warehouse which will ingest data from multiple data sources.
  • Recommends, develops, and implements procedures to ensure protection, accuracy, and integrity of data, including data monitoring and reconciliations. Research reasons for data anomalies and ensures appropriate corrections or adjustments are made.
  • Provides business and technical expertise on the analytics process; will research and recommend the use of various tools and applications in meeting data objectives.
  • Identifies opportunities that improve data accuracy and efficiency of our processes. Contributes to the development of training materials, documenting processes, and delivering training sessions to various stakeholders.
  • Will work closely with the senior management team at UCW and ensure that they have access to key data and metrics to make decisions.
  • Follows industry and internal reporting standards to ensure consistency and transparency across reports and adheres to privacy and confidentiality policies and measures to protect organizational data and information sources.
Position Requirements

Competencies:

  • Advanced MS office and MS Excel skills including Power Query, PowerPivot, and VBA.
  • Demonstrated experience working with MySQL databases.
  • Solid experience in creating data models and dashboards using Microsoft PowerBI.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of DAX functions.
  • Demonstrated experience in designing complex SQL queries to retrieve data.
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting statistical analysis using techniques such as correlation, regression, clustering, hypothesis testing etc.
  • Experience in developing a data warehouse is required.
  • Experience in ETL processes is required.
  • Data analysis and visualization skills using Python and/or R an asset.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and data analysis skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent tasks and competing demands under tight deadlines.
  • Ability to ensure data privacy and confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated ability to collect data from a variety of sources, synthesize data, produce reports, and make recommendations.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related discipline
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience working in an analytical and reporting capacity preferably in an education environment; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in building and leading teams.

Published on September 27, 2022.

The Career Advisor at University Canada West works within Career Development Centre to support educating students in becoming productive members of society through introducing them to the workforce. Career Advising offers counseling for academic (and non-academic) job searching and major selection, advanced résumé and cover letter writing best practice methods and hiring trends and resources, both via in-person or online 1:1 appointments. Career Advising also encourages and connects students to experiential learning opportunities. Career Advising provides resources and assistance in all aspects of the career development and job search processes. Career advisor is responsible for developing materials and for facilitation of career related workshops, info sessions and career networking events.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP

Reports to the Director of Student Affairs

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • Bachelor’s degree (preferred) or some education at the postsecondary level
  • Certificate in Career Counseling (CCDP) from an accredited institution or equivalent level of experience and education
  • Membership in a professional counselling organization
  • Minimum of 1 year work experience in Career Advising / Services, preferably within a post-secondary, international educational setting
  • Ability to interact with corporate recruiters and facilitate their successful recruitment of students.
  • Understanding of industry interview and screening processes and skilled in advising students of industry interview and screening techniques.
  • Knowledge of industry, job market, and trends in order to target industries and clients.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Strong proficiency in English;
  • Superior oral and written communication skills;
  • Detail oriented with the ability to meet deadlines;
  • Self Starter: Strong ability to take initiative and complete tasks as assigned;
  • Strong familiarity with Microsoft Office;
  • Excellent time-management skills;
  • Can initiate tasks/projects confidently, independently and competently;
  • Strong ability to communicate easily and fluidly through technology and social media;
  • Works well both independently and in high performance teams.
  • Demonstrated leadership and public speaking abilities
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Provide Career Advising for UCW Students
  • Meet and advise students during office hours and as needed, providing:
  • Cover letter / Resume Writing Help
  • How to find job opportunities and using local websites / agencies for job searching
  • Developing LinkedIn and other Social Media profiles
  • Interview practice / mock interviews
  • Reviewing job postings and advise students on identification of transferable skills and their existing competencies
  • Canadian workplace cultural norms and expectations
  • Advertise career services to new students at Orientation, in classrooms and throughout the campus, and through the use of social media, etc.
  • Advise students on the course skill sets for workplace applicability
  • Develop materials for 1:1 career appointments and workshop/ info session and career network events
  • Assist students to create career plans that best suit their needs
  • Work with Faculty to map Learning Outcomes to Professional Outcomes

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)

Experience:

  • career advising work: 1 year (preferred)Licence/Certification:CCDP
Posted on April 19, 2022.

The Career Development Strategist supports UCW students to become career-ready graduates – able to connect their talents, interests and education to the changing world of work. Working strategically with campus partners – students, faculty and staff to leverage disciplinary learning, high impact experiences, and to broaden the approach to career development, the Career Strategist is responsible for supporting student learning and promoting student engagement in career building experiences within and beyond the UCW.

Career Development Strategist designs, develops, delivers, and evaluates in-person and online career learning across both undergraduate and graduate student experience.

Working with the CDC team and the Student Affairs, Faculties and Academic departments, the Career Development Strategist will achieve results in four key areas of responsibility:

  1. Design and deliver career building experiences that support students’ career education and professional development.
  2. Expand students’ opportunities to engage with employers, alumni and community.
  3. Develop online career content and support the curation of other career related resources.
  4. Embed career learning in other forms of experiential learning and in high impact co-curricular and extra-curricular experiences.

Across all four areas of responsibility, the incumbent will establish career learning principles, explore relevant labor market trends, and employ advising and coaching practices to deliver, assess and evaluate programs and services to students.

Work Performed

This position has four key responsibilities, with the following related duties, deliverables, and results:

1. Develop and deliver customized career education through discipline and population specific expertise and faculty specific career initiatives.

  • Support student learning and promote student engagement in career building experiences, across the student experience, within and beyond the university.
  • Design, deliver, and evaluate in person and online career programs, services, and resources based on industry knowledge, innovative theory, and evidence-based practices within the fields of career development and student affairs, and always in full consideration of students’ career development needs and Faculty-specific priorities.
  • Provide onsite career coaching and advising for students on a variety of career and professional development topics and work search (for example: career exploration, researching the labour market, choosing a major of study, making meaning of one’s disciplinary learning, facilitating experiential learning and reflection, gaining work/volunteer/leadership experience, resumes, CV’s, job and professional school interviews, networking and connecting to the workplace community).
  • Collaborate with Faculties and Academic Departments to develop, deliver, and evaluate customized events and programs for particular populations of students. This includes planning and designing the program(s), promotion, coordinating faculty or industry participation, and coordinating the involvement of other members of the CDC, Student Affairs and Services, other partners. These events may include job search fairs, Career Expos, Speaker Series, departmental career/majors-specific events, majors exploration events, student leadership development training/programs, web resources, peer mentoring programming, workshops, etc.
  • Work strategically with campus partners to bring career expertise and broaden the approach to career development across multiple career building experiences in order to cultivate identity development, foster leadership capacities, and grow mentorship and networking opportunities for students.
  • Identify when students are in crisis or in need of health support and refer to appropriate level of support or intervention when appropriate.

2. Expand students’ opportunities to engage with employers, alumni and community. 

  • In collaboration with GUS Business Development, Community Engagement, and other departments, build and maintain relationships with alumni, employers and other members of the workplace community to strategically develop resources and programming that initiate connections and provide networking opportunities for students within and beyond UCW.
  • Develop and create opportunities for students to connect with and learn from alumni, employers, and other members of workplace community. For example, invite and prepare alumni, employers and industry partners, as subject matter experts, to participate in career development programs.
  • – Contributes to the success and sustainability of student-led initiatives.

3. Improve the quantity and quality of digital, online content and support the development and curation of other career related resources.

  • Plan, implement, and evaluate initiatives to engage students in the career development process in appropriate and accessible online spaces to increase access, autonomy/agency, and customization for students – newsletters, social networking channels, websites, etc. (This work could include both the development of career content and the curation of relevant external content podcasts, blogs, articles, videos, interactive learning tools and resources).
  • Utilize digital tools to help students explore questions, reflect and integrate across their experiences, and facilitate interactive learning for students, to increase access to experiences that would be typically limited to career coaching, advising and workshops. Propose and implement new ideas.

4. Embed career learning in other forms of experiential learning, Work Integrated Learning, and in high impact learning experiences.

  • Promote student participation and engagement in experiential learning opportunities and create opportunities for students to critically reflect on their learning from these experiences, to connect it with and across other learning in their student experience (academic and co-curricular) and to translate it into career learning as they plan for the world of work and future life.
  • Lead and contribute to programs and initiatives to develop and implement a variety of career and professional development initiatives. Work in collaboration with multiple stakeholders to set project goals, timelines, scope, processes, manage communication among project participants, identify obstacles, plan and chair meetings, track timelines, evaluate outcomes, etc.
  • Foster student leadership and career learning through coaching, advising, training, and professional development support for student clubs, organizations, volunteers, and teams.
  • Foster an inclusive and respectful learning environment where all students have the opportunity to thrive professionally, academically, and personally. This includes work with faculty, staff, and students to support distinct populations within the Faculty and to prepare students for success after graduation.

5. Overall Strategic Planning, Administration, Assessment & Evaluation.

  • Help increase capacity at CDC across the University for career learning and career conversations, through multiple points of intersection in the student experience.
  • Participate in the assessment and evaluation of career learning for students. Collect and record statistical information and feedback, analyze, document and report results, integrate suggestions and improvements into programs and services.
  • Contribute to strategic planning processes and the setting of goals and priorities for the work.
  • Influence multiple stakeholders to create and set direction, persuade action, and achieve consensus toward collective aspirations and goals as related to career building experiences.
  • Assist in marketing and promotion of programs and events to students, alumni, faculty, academic departments, and the workplace community.
  • Assist in training of professional staff, student staff and volunteers, including peer leaders and coaches.
  • Consider CERIC Career Development Principles as a way to inform practices and approaches.
  • Consider Council for Advancement of Standards (CAS) in Higher Education as a way to inform programming processes and strategies.
  • – Must accommodate flexible hours – for example: may attend events, deliver workshops or provide training some evenings and weekends.
  • – Undertake other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications Required
  • Undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline. Graduate degree an asset.
  • Certified Coach (from verified credentialing body) preferred.
  • Certification in StrengthsFinder, or other human capital assessment tools is an asset.
  • Minimum of three to four years of related experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Four or more years’ experience working with faculty, students and staff in a post secondary institution preferred.
  • Experience in career education, university/college student affairs, human resources, business or related field preferred.
  • Knowledge and understanding of career learning theories, trends and principles, and student engagement best practices strongly preferred.
  • Coaching or advising experience – ideally in a career development context; experience in a post secondary environment preferred.
  • Facilitation or teaching experience an asset.
  • Experience in designing, developing, delivering, and evaluating career related content in workshop or group settings an asset.
  • Experience using design thinking methodology and facilitation preferred.
  • Knowledgeable of career trends in the changing world of work preferred.
  • Industry knowledge and expertise; awareness of labor market trends preferred.
  • Experience in creating content for online spaces preferred.
  • Experience using web-based platforms and instructional technology to teach and engage students in career development. The incumbent’s portfolio includes direct support for students across programs at UCW.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the principles and values of a diverse and inclusive campus community.
  • Demonstrated process design facilitation skills, and familiarity with a wide variety of facilitation approaches and techniques.
  • Demonstrated project management skills, with strong ability to work with multiple stakeholders and ability to prioritize work effectively under competing deadlines.
  • Demonstrated competence in planning, implementing, and evaluating programs or events.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct respectful consultation and collaboration with stakeholders. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proven ability to coach and advise students one-to-one and in group settings.
  • Exceptional presentation and public speaking skills. Ability to communicate effectively in an intercultural environment.
  • Ability to find, synthesize, and translate literature, research material, trends, and best practices for capacity building amongst colleagues and stakeholders. Ability to work both independently and within team environments.
  • Ability to think strategically and exercise diplomacy, tact, and discretion.
Posted on June 17, 2022.
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 VP Academic, Chair duties relate to department communications, curriculum & 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
  • Recruitment of new instructors and assignment of instructors to UAP courses each term
  • 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 of Canada coordinator, serving as self-study chair for periodic accreditation and submitting annual reports
  • Representative on ESL Articulation Committee, BCCAT as UCW representative.
  • Oversees the physical environment, hardware, software resources etc. to ensure faculty 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 VPA

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 faculty and staff to help promote a strong community and collegial work environment
  • Provides guidance and support to faculty in ensuring up to date curriculum and best practice pedagogies
  • Creates a unit culture of shared values, mutual respect, commitment, connectedness and cooperation as the foundation for departmental work
  • Provides recommendations to the VPA and the Registrar for new policies, needed revisions, and the resolution of policy and student related matters
  • Works with faculty to create unit 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 faculty – add/drop dates, last day to withdraw etc.
  • Develops Department newsletter for students
  • Conducts regular monthly departmental faculty meetings
  • Ensures faculty participation at Convocation, faculty 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 VPA
  • Maintains high professional ethics standards in the work environment

Personnel

  • Guides the development and implementation of an effective and fair process for hiring faculty/ staff, performance reviews, and chair and peer evaluation processes
  • Effectively communicates unit and university information to faculty and staff in a timely fashion
  • Oversees a fair and equitable allocation of faculty work such as teaching assignments, schedules, curriculum duties, and service responsibilities
  • 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 faculty 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 Academic Department in planning the schedule of courses each semester
  • Supports and facilitates faculty professional development and growth in best practice teaching pedagogies. Invites faculty to submit requests for Professional Development Committee and after approval submits requests to VPA
  • Organizes and oversees faculty peer observations and performance feedback
  • Teaches as needed, covering for courses when faculty are on vacation/leave

Curriculum

  • Allocates curriculum duties and responsibilities
  • Ensures curricular tasks and decisions are completed by Course Leads
  • Approves course syllabi prior to each semester start
  • Ensures curricular quality, standards, materials are up to date and advises VPA on needed revisions and alignment of syllabi with PLOs
  • Reviews and sends curricular changes to Academic Office 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 faculty, 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 faculty for resolution between the student and faculty member.
  • Organizes and hosts student events in collaboration with Student Affairs (such as welcome events, donuts with the Chair, award events, First Year Fridays student events etc. to promote sense of belonging & engagement
  • Ensures arrangements for semester course 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 VPA
  • Works with VPA to plan and coordinate internal and external program reviews synchronized with dates for accreditation;
  • Provides assistance for developing departmental retention and persistence data reports
  • Provides leadership in the development, maintenance, and assessment of departmental programs
Position Requirements

Education, Experience, Skills

  • 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 a conference and/or publishing in TESOL related journals is preferred
  • English proficiency examiner training and experience, such as IELTS, iBT or Cambridge Suite
  • Academic quality assurance experience
  • Capable of working independently
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and effective interpersonal skills are required
  • 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.
Primary Purpose

Reporting to the Director, Community Engagement, the CE Administrative Assistant will provide administrative support for all Community Engagement Department-related functions.

Specific Responsibilities

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

  • Works with Community Engagement Director and Community Engagement Specialist in developing/implementing community programs and events, quality assurance activities, and projects by participating in meetings that require administrative support.
  • Schedules meetings, meeting reminders and follow-up correspondence with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Acts as liaison with the community in routing related calls and emails.
  • Creates and/or maintains large, project-specific databases, files, spreadsheets and reports to include budget databases, leave time databases, etc. in a timely manner.
  • Assist with planning associated duties and support Community EngagementSpecialist and Director.
  • Perform administrative duties to assist the Director of Community Engagement and Community Engagement Specialist in communication goals.
  • Develop and maintain insightful and relevant presentation content and other promotional materials for community engagement, customized for specific audiences.
  • Maintain relevant job aids, standardized responses and messaging to meet communication goals.
  • Maintains purchase orders, supply requests and encumbrance requisitions.
  • Assist in creating reports, assessing and implementing new programs as required
  • Promote and create awareness of UCW brand and share relevant engagement information at events and programs.
  • Assist in coordinating department meetings and recording objectives and vision of the department.
  • Assist in managing communication with students and students’ initiatives.
  • Assist in managing and updating stakeholder database.
  • Perform other ad-hoc duties as assigned.
Position Requirements

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

  • A strong sense of initiative, with the ability to set priorities and follow workflows
  • A focus on providing exceptional client service to UCW employees, students and external stakeholders
  • Ability to apply problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to communicate, being mindful of your audience and their communication needs
  • Ability to work collaboratively by building and maintaining positive working relationships with the team members across different departments and external stakeholders
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable, adjusting to occasional shifts in workload and task priorities
  • Skills in communicating effectively, both orally and in writing; and in understanding and carrying out instructions.
  • Excellent skills in planning and organization of multiple duties and coordination of major projects.
  • Experience delivering interactive presentations and facilitating groups of all sizes
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint. Has the ability and willingness to learn other new software applications, including Microsoft Project and other statistical analysis programs:experience using Canva is considered an

Education and Experience:

  • Enrolled in undergraduate degree or recent
  • Related post-secondary education or combination of work experience and education is an
  • Basic training in office practices, customer service, and communication

Published on September 28, 2022.

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-ups and 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 regulations throughout 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
Posted on March 16, 2022.
Primary Purpose

Reporting to the Director, Faculty Relations, the Faculty Relations Support Officer will provide administrative support for all Faculty related personnel issues from onboarding to offboarding for full time and sessional faculty in Degree and UAP programs. This role will liaise with all departments in regard to faculty relations matters.

Specific Responsibilities

The Faculty Relations Support Officer is responsible for the following as well as other related duties as assigned to support the business objectives and purpose of the University:

  • Assists in faculty onboarding and offboarding
  • Collects all new hire and departing employee documentation, including employment information and resignation letters.
  • Assists with planning, developing, organizing and implementing of human resources activities related to faculty teaching appointments
  • Support Chairs in drafting job postings as needed, ensure compliance with standard templates for HR to post
  • Schedule interviews with candidates including pre-screening phone interviews
  • Gathers, complies, and reviews candidate documents, background checks, conducts follow up as needed with candidates for pending information, and provide all information to HR Team
  • Maintains shared data between FR, HR, and Academics team
  • Performs regular data quality checks to ensure data reliability and accuracy
  • Coordinates team meetings and manages minutes and action logs
  • Maintains currency with human resources policies, guidelines, and procedures (faculty and staff)
  • Troubleshoots issues and responds to inquiries regarding faculty interviews, faculty recruitment, and faculty appointments
  • Assists VPA in regular updating of Faculty Handbook and UAP Handbook
  • Assists with annual faculty salary increase and promotion processes
  • Other projects/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; Excel in particular
  • Familiarity with database maintence and report creation
  • 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 within firm deadlines, in a fast-paced environment and with minimal supervision
  • Multi-tasking ability and attending to changing priorities while maintaining a high level of service
  • Working knowledge of admissions, registration, and retention processes
  • Efficient and effective organizational and time management skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Evidence of advanced English skills with written skills at a formal university level

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • Basic training in office practices, customer service and communication
  • One- or three-years’ experience in education or related field in a fast-paced environment or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Knowledge and experience in a post-secondary educational environment an asset
  • Microsoft office proficiency
Posted on August 24, 2022.
Summary

Provide the leadership to Finance operations to ensure the day to day tasks are performed according to the internal control and policies set by the university.

Job Duties
  • Supervise, train and support to 20+ finance team members
  • Ensure full-cycle accounting and period end close processes including preparation of financial statements and other requests
  • Review and approve accounting transactions including AR, AP, commissions, refunds
  • Manage daily financial activities and functions including financial reporting, accounting, general ledger, AP, AR, and tax.
  • Regularly review tasks performed by the team such as AR, AP, Commissions, Refunds, Communication and maintain internal controls and quality improvement
  • Perform balance sheet reconciliation on a regular basis
  • Support the finance team in the budgeting and reforecasting activities
  • Respond and help to resolve student questions and concerns
  • Provide and support to the Finance team on Student Information System and Accounting System
  • Liaising with other departments when required
  • Verify scholarship eligibility and assign the disbursement to the team
  • Assist Director of Finance and Controller with year-end working papers and audit
  • Prepare various financial analysis as directed by Director of Finance and Controller
  • Perform other accounting duties as assigned by Management
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or Business Administration required
  • Accounting Designation preferred
  • Five years or more of related experience required
Required Skills/Abilities
  • Excellent management and supervisory skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software
  • Detail oriented, organized and able to meet tight deadlines
  • Self-motivated and results driven; prefers to work in a fast-paced dynamic environment
  • Posses strong financial, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Highly effective written and interpersonal communication skills; the ability to build a positive, team-oriented environment
Compensation
  • Salary to commensurate with experience. University of Canada West offers a highly competitive benefits package.
Posted on July 26, 2022.
Primary Purpose

The Recruitment Assistant will be the first point of contact for candidates and will require a customer service-oriented approach. The Recruitment Assistant will be supporting the Recruitment Manager on the day-to-day recruiting activities and other duties as assigned.

Specific Responsibilities
  • Support full cycle recruitment, including but not limited to, posting jobs, shortlisting candidates, conducting phone interviews, and scheduling interviews.
  • Attend interviews and take down notes for record purposes.
  • Conduct background checks including reference check, criminal check as required, and psychometric assessments using tools provided.
  • Assist in shortlisting candidates and ensuring that they meet the minimum requirement of the role
  • Assist in editing or reviewing job descriptions as needed prior to posting on job boards.
  • Answer emails or calls regarding inquiries from interested applicants, internal and external applicants, and candidates.
  • Be the first point of contact between candidates and hiring panel.
  • Support the Recruitment team with onboarding processes, such as preparing and collecting documents, and setting up IT Accounts.
  • Attend and conduct company inductions for the University’s new hires whilst ensuring that the presentation is up to date with the latest information.
  • Provide assistance in checking on the University’s new hires, following a check-in timeline and ensuring that they are prepared and well-equipped to execute their responsibilities.
  • Suggest ways to improve recruitment processes as the University grows.
  • Assist in small scale technical support for In-Recruiting system users when necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements

Competencies:

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment with minimum supervision
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills are required
  • Customer service-oriented approach
  • Ability to prioritize work and complete assignments in an efficient and timely manner
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement and follow processes and procedures
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work with high degree of discretion when dealing with highly confidential and private information
  • Excellent organization skills and ability to manage multiple tasks with tight deadlines

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in full cycle HR Recruitment
  • Experience with ATS systems an asset but not required
Published on September 13, 2022.
Primary Purpose

The Information Systems Analyst – Academics position supports the university’s Academics department to ensure the university’s information systems function optimally for business operations, workflow processes, and the delivery of student, staff, and faculty support services. The position will also be responsible for working with various user groups (internal and external) to improve the overall capabilities of UCW’s systems.

The Information Systems Analyst – Academics will work on projects that will have a big impact on student, staff, and faculty experience.

Specific Responsibilities 

The Information Systems Analyst – Academics is responsible for the following as well as other related duties as assigned to support the business and systems requirements of the university:

  • Ability to understand, document, and map business operations and processes within the academics’ department and across the University
  • Gathering, documenting, and prioritizing business requirements and ensuring that the development plans for UCW’s systems are aligned with student, staff, and faculty needs
  • Working with various teams and staff within the academics’ department to collect, analyze, and translate business needs into technical specifications
  • Leading student information system project improvements, preparing status reports for the management on the progress, limitations, and opportunities of the proposed software development
  • Training, guiding, and developing UCW academics department staff, and faculty to use the student information system and the learning management system capabilities optimally
  • Conducting one on one, group and department training sessions on new features developed on the SIS
  • Ensuring cohesive working relationships, and active and effective communication with all departments
  • Generating recommendations, impact analysis and information for senior executives on operational processes, procedures and projects related to the SIS and the LMS
  • Be the SME for the academics’ department on the use of various information systems used by UCW, particularly the SIS and the LMS
  • Conducting interviews/focus groups with staff, faculty and students via workshops, surveys, etc. to gather user requirements, create user stories, collect feedback etc.
  • Help the academics department implement changes to department processes as it relates to the student information system and/or the learning management system.
  • Occasionally respond to faculty, staff, and student helpdesk tickets about issues with the SIS/LMS
Position Requirements

To be successful in the Information Systems Analyst – Academics position, the incumbent must be committed to developing, maintaining, and demonstrating the following:

Competencies:

  • Demonstrated experience working with enterprise software (CRM, ERP, BI etc.) in an analytical capacity
  • Demonstrated experience working with various user groups and stakeholders in collecting business requirements and translating them into technical documentation for the development team
  • Strong experience with documenting and analysing business processes to identify opportunities for process improvement and automation
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel and Office 365 skills
  • Working knowledge of HTML/CSS and at least one programming language (Python, JavaScript, PHP, etc.) is required
  • Experience leading and managing system/process improvement projects is required
  • Experience creating project and status reports is required
  • Knowledge and experience working with SQL and Power BI is desirable
  • Strong communication (verbal and written) and documentation skills are essential to succeeding in this role
  • Having a CCBA or similar certification is a bonus
  • Experience working with RPA using tools such as UiPath is a bonus
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Through understanding of the SDLC in an agile environment
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information in a professional manner
  • Ability to work under pressure and maintain a calm focus during high-volume periods
  • Strong analytical, critical & conceptual thinking skills

Education and Experience:

  • University degree in information systems, business, computer science or a related field is required
  • Two to three years recent experience as a business analyst/systems analyst, or equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Experience with SIS in Post Secondary setting strongly desired
  • Understanding of data privacy principles in a Canadian context
Published on September 13, 2022.
Primary Purpose

The Information Systems Analyst – Finance position supports the university’s finance department to ensure the university’s information systems function optimally for business operations, workflow processes, and the delivery of student, staff, and faculty support services. The position will also be responsible for working with various user groups (internal and external) to improve the overall capabilities of UCW’s systems.

The Information Systems Analyst – Finance will work on projects that will have a big impact on student, staff, and faculty experience.

Specific Responsibilities 

The Information Systems Analyst – Finance is responsible for the following as well as other related duties as assigned to support the business and systems requirements of the university:

  • Ability to understand, document, and map business operations and processes within the finance department and across the university
  • Gathering, documenting, and prioritizing business requirements and ensuring that the development plans for UCW’s systems are aligned with student, staff, and faculty needs
  • Be the SME for the finance department on the use of various information systems used by UCW, particularly the SIS and ERP system
  • Working with various teams and staff within the finance department to collect, analyze, and translate business needs into technical specifications
  • Leading student information system project improvements, preparing status reports for the management on the progress, limitations, and opportunities of the proposed software development
  • Training, guiding, and developing UCW finance department staff to use the student information system capabilities optimally
  • Conducting one on one, group and department training sessions on new features developed on the SIS
  • Ensuring cohesive working relationships, and active and effective communication with all departments
  • Generating recommendations, impact analysis and information for senior executives on operational processes, procedures and projects related to the SIS
  • Conducting interviews/focus groups with staff, faculty and students via workshops, surveys, etc. to gather user requirements, create user stories, collect feedback etc.
  • Help the finance department implement changes to department processes as it relates to the student information system and/or the ERP system
  • Occasionally respond to staff and student helpdesk tickets about issues with the SIS
Position Requirements

To be successful in the Information Systems Analyst – Finance position, the incumbent must be committed to developing, maintaining, and demonstrating the following: 

Competencies:

  • Demonstrated experience working with enterprise software (CRM, ERP, BI etc.) in an analytical capacity
  • Demonstrated experience working with various user groups and stakeholders in collecting business requirements and translating them into technical documentation for the development team
  • Strong experience with documenting and analysing business processes to identify opportunities for process improvement and automation
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel and Office 365 skills
  • Strong acumen in work with financial and accounting data (compiling, sanitizing, and visualizing data)
  • Working knowledge of HTML/CSS and at least one programming language (Python, JavaScript, PHP, etc.) is desirable.
  • Experience leading and managing system/process improvement projects is required
  • Experience creating project and status reports is required
  • Knowledge and experience working with SQL and Power BI is desirable
  • Strong communication (verbal and written) and documentation skills are essential to succeeding in this role
  • Having a CCBA or similar certification is a bonus
  • Experience working with RPA using tools such as UiPath is a bonus
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Through understanding of the SDLC in an agile environment
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information in a professional manner
  • Ability to work under pressure and maintain a calm focus during high-volume periods
  • Strong analytical, critical & conceptual thinking skills

Education and Experience:

  • University degree in information systems, accounting/business, computer science or a related field is required
  • Two to three years recent experience as a business/financial/system analyst or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Experience with SIS in Post Secondary setting strongly desired
  • Understanding of data privacy principles in a Canadian context
Published on September 13, 2022.
Primary Purpose

Reporting to Intermediate Accountant, the Payroll Assistant will provide a variety of clerical and payroll functions within the Finance Division. The successful candidate will be responsible for processing and verifying a high volume of payroll duties on -time and with accuracy.

Specific Responsibilities 

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

Payroll Cycle:

  • Process full cycle bi-weekly payroll for around 800 employees and growing and amongst several different entities in various departments
  • Review new hire entries into payroll system and verify source documents
  • Respond to payroll queries from employees, management, and external parties
  • Responsible for preparation of T4’s , ROE’s and T2200 forms
  • Prepare WCB & EHT submission working papers
  • Reconcile month-end duties such as vacation accrual, payroll clearing, etc.
  • Review and approve all the payroll related invoices
  • Prepare all payroll and benefit intercompany invoices
  • Process bonus payment

Benefits & RRSP:

  • Develop working knowledge in the benefits provided by the group
  • Administer and respond to any benefit questions from employees
  • RRSP Enrollment and queries

Administration:

  • Maintain and update SOP and payroll process flow chart
  • Recommend, design, and execute payroll improvement initiatives as needed
  • Answer payroll related inquiries
  • Other miscellaneous tasks as required
Position Requirements

Competencies:

  • The ability to communicate effectively and work with various individuals and department needs
  • A positive attitude allowing them to understand the issue and develop solutions
  • A willingness to learn and who takes pride in their work
  • Detail-oriented with a high level of accuracy
  • The ability to maintain confidentiality

Education and Experience:

  • Strong understanding and knowledge of Payroll legislation and procedures
  • A minimum of one year of experience in payroll and benefits
  • Experiences with ADP Workforce is preferred
  • Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) (in progress or completion) is preferred
  • Proficient with Office 365 (Teams, Word, Excel etc.)
  • Working knowledge ADP Workforce
Published on September 16, 2022.

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.

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

Global University Systems Canada, the Canadian subsidiary of GUS, is lead by an executive team with decades of combined management experience in public and private universities and colleges. GUS Canada helps its institutions drive performance and best practice, encourages efficient planning and decision-making through analyses and collaboration, and monitors trends locally and internationally to identify and pursue emerging opportunities.

GUS Canada also supports its institutions through corporate shared services including legal services, compliance and risk management support, partnership development activities and global student recruitment.

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 and technology acumen, is essential for the next leader of this for-profit post‑secondary institution.

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Posted on Sept. 8, 2021.
Primary Purpose

Under the direction of the Registrar, the Project Coordinator is responsible for projects, research, reporting and data analyses, and day-to-day operational matters in the Registrar’s Office (RO). The Project Coordinator delivers a program of activities which enhance the University’s profile with stakeholders (including graduating students, parents, guests, alumni, and University strategic contacts) and generate advocacy for UCW. Supports with day-to-day tasks and has a key role in engineering proper business practices and creating a service culture where the student experience is the highest priority.

Graduation is a significant step on the student journey, marking the transition from student to alumni. The Project Coordinator will take lead responsibility for the delivery of the University’s graduation ceremonies, ensuring a professional and smooth-running graduation day experience. You will plan and project manage the convocation ceremonies, taking responsibility for student and guest management, internal and external suppliers, VIPs (Platform Party, Honorary Docs, Alumni Award recipients), logistics, print and communications.

Specific Responsibilities
  • Plan and project manage the delivery of convocation ceremonies. Key areas of responsibility include Student and guest management; Suppliers and logistics; Recruitment and management of extended convocation Team.
  • Identify, troubleshoot, and resolve problems in the preparation and conduct of convocation ceremonies.
  • Review convocation ceremonies and recommend activities to maximize stakeholder satisfaction which includes the benchmarking of ceremony outcomes against other universities.
  • Ensure correct information is circulated to colleagues, students, parents and external audiences in a timely manner in the most appropriate format.
  • Develop and manage the graduation web pages
  • Plan, monitor and manage the graduation budget, ensuring that all financial transactions are processed promptly and accurately
  • Work with internal and external service providers, to achieve the best value and excellent service for convocation ceremonies and events (catering, print, design, venues, photography, and others as required)
  • Identify, collect and analyze relevant information for projects and reports.
  • Present reports and data updates to internal groups and stakeholders.
  • Consult with stakeholders to define project requirements, scope and objectives.
  • Conduct problem analyses to ensure data accuracy and relevance.
  • Liaise with GUS representatives on RO reports and enquiries.
  • Engage with applicants, students, staff and faculty in a professional, courteous and helpful manner.
  • Collaborate with Marketing & Communications regarding internal and external communications, ensuring protocols and standards are met.
  • Serve on University committees as appropriate.
  • Chair the Convocation Committee
*This job description outlines the key responsibilities for the role and is not meant to be exhaustive. Other responsibilities and tasks may be assigned or may naturally become a part of this role over time.
Position Requirements

To be successful in the Project Coordinator role an individual must be committed to developing, maintaining and demonstrating the following:

Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized post-secondary institution.
  • Minimum one (1) year experience directly related and/or supportive to the duties and responsibilities.

Competencies: 

  • A proven service-oriented focus with the ability to build rapport in a demanding environment.
  • Knowledge of concepts and processes related to the management of awards within higher education institutions.
  • Efficient, effective, and dependable time management skills in order to coordinate multiple, concurrent projects with flexibility to handle to changing priorities.
  • Strong attention to detail, ensuring accuracy with decision-making and data records.
  • Strong organizational skills and problem-solving ability.
  • Effective communication skills demonstrated within a professional business environment.
  • Proven ability to work independently and to relate constructively and professionally with students, faculty, staff and external partners.
  • Strong computer literacy, including full competency in Microsoft Office programs.
Posted on August 4, 2022.
Primary Purpose

The Records Officer is a member of the Registrar’s Office team with specific responsibility for performing complex and specialized clerical functions related to creating, securing and maintaining accurate student records. The Records Officer is the resource person for enquiries from students, staff and faculty on registration, grading, fee assessment, transcripts, deadlines, graduation processing and related university policies and procedures.

This position also reviews and processes a variety of forms and documents while checking for correct application of procedures and accuracy. The Records Office ensures new students are registered correctly in their programs and courses, and responds to student inquiries by phone, email, and in person.

The Records Officer investigates student concerns and works with colleagues in the Registrar’s Office, Student Services, Finance and other university departments to facilitate resolutions.  The Records Officer is familiar with all aspects of the Registrar’s Office in order to assist in delivering exceptional service to prospective and current UCW students.

Specific Responsibilities 
  • The Records Officer supports the delivery of exceptional services to students by being familiar with all functions of the Registrar’s Office including: degree progression requirements, academic regulations, service request forms and fees, admission processes, transfer credit process, and appeal procedures.
  • The Records Officer supports the efficient and effective processing of official documentation, ensures accurate and timely maintenance of student academic records, and provides prompt, accurate and effective resolution to student inquiries and issues. The Records Officer ensures that student records are complete and up to date.
  • The Records Officer works closely with the Admissions Officers to provide information and advice to applicants and students.The Records Officer provides official documentation, such as Letters of Acceptance, for applicants and responds to inquiries regarding such documentation.
  • The Records Officer coordinates with the Finance Office and Student Services for the review and processing of student requests for course and program withdrawal, specialized official letters and documents, official transcripts, and eligibility to register in classes.
  • As a member of the Registrar’s Office, the Records Officer will be familiar with admissions and records procedures to respond to student enquiries and to support processing when needed and as assigned.
  • The Records Officer provides reports and information for the Registrar as requested.
  • Compliance with record security and privacy legislation is imperative.
Position Requirements

Competencies:

  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to set priorities when encountering conflicting demands
  • Ability to interpret and apply University and government policies and regulations
  • Ability to exercise mature judgement, tact and discretion
  • Demonstrated accuracy-oriented approach to processes and documentation
  • Proven ethical and objective decision-making and problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to provide excellent client service when providing information and services to colleagues, students, and the public
  • Advanced information research skills
  • Intermediate level skills in the use of standard computer applications including word processing (Word), spreadsheets (Excel), and email.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Ability to work cooperatively with students, faculty and staff
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality

Education and Experience:

  • 3 years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Previous direct experience in service-centered environment, preferably in a post-secondary institution
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline from a recognized university

Published on September 27, 2022.

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Associate Registrar – Admissions, the Senior Admissions Officer – Team Lead provides daily monitoring, support and training to an entire team of Admissions Officers to ensure they have the knowledge,skills and resources to effectively manage their work. This is an on-campus position that requires full-time attendance on scheduled work-days.

In addition, this position assists the Associate Registrar – Admissions with the creation and revision of the communications and/or publications associated with admissions and that are distributed to the various stakeholders within the university community. 

Responsibilities

Administrative Support:

  • Review and process requests related to admissions and amendments to
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of applications and admissions decisions through student profiles and other methods to ensure a comprehensive history for audit purposes.
  • Maintain confidentiality and records security in compliance with privacy
  • Coordinates the research, development and maintenance of internal admissions resources related to theevaluation of foreign educational systems and
  • Support the review and evaluation of applications for admission, making decisions from a senior perspective and level of authority.
  • Investigate issues related to application evaluations and admissions decisions, propose solutions and suggest improvements to current processes.
  • Train admissions staff and provide continued peer support on admissions policies, procedures and processes.
  • Be the primary point of contact for all admissions officers across multiple campuses and/or remote working environments.
  • Provide direct support and feedback to admissions officers as required to ensure staff adhere to their accountabilities and performance objectives.
  • Develop and maintain a team environment that promotes continuous learning, improvement, and maximises efficiency.

Business Communications:

  • Receive and respond to enquiries from UCW staff and faculty, business partners and/or GUS Global staff related to admissions and/or particular applications.
  • Present information sessions and training services to prospective students, current applicants, business partners and/or GUS Global Staff.
  • Review the website, academic calendar, and other publications to ensure information about admissions iscurrent and easy to understand by both applicants and prospective students with various levels of English proficiency.

*This job description outlines the key responsibilities for the role and is not meant to be exhaustive. Otherresponsibilities and tasks may be assigned or may naturally become a part of this role over time.

Position Requirements

To be successful in the Senior Admissions Officer position, an individual must be committed to developing, maintaining and demonstrating the following:

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized post-secondary
  • Minimum one (1) year experience directly related and/or supportive to the duties and responsibilities.

Competencies:

  • A proven service-oriented focus with the ability to build rapport in a demanding
  • Knowledge of concepts and processes related to the management of awards within higher education institutions.
  • Efficient, effective, and dependable time management skills in order to coordinate multiple, concurrent projects with flexibility to handle to changing priorities.
  • Strong attention to detail, ensuring accuracy with decision-making and data
  • Strong organizational skills and problem-solving
  • Effective communication skills demonstrated within a professional business
  • Proven ability to work independently and to relate constructively and professionally with students, faculty, staff and external partners.
  • Strong computer literacy, including full competency in Microsoft Office
Published on September 1, 2022.
Primary Purpose

University Canada West is looking for a qualified candidate to join our Finance team. The Senior Financial Analyst works closely with management to increase a company’s efficiency and profitability by providing budget and cash forecast, projections, modeling, financial results with analysis.

Specific Responsibilities
  • Prepare the annual budget and financial analysis including budget to actual variance analysis
  • Prepare quarterly forecasting for P&L, Balance sheet and cash flow statement
  • Produce models to project long term growth and determine the impacts
  • Prepare various month end financial reports to management with variance analysis
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls and improve efficiency.
  • Builds and delivers insightful performance reporting to understand the company performance and operational results of the organization for various audience groups.
  • Communicate to management the reasons of department performance and results
  • Support decision making by providing stakeholders with timely, detailed and meaningful insights and visibility on business performance
  • Work with management to provide and update the budget and cashflow forecast on a regular basis
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with business partners and cross-functional teams at all levels of the organization.
  • Assist with external and internal audits.
Position Requirements

Competencies:

To be successful in this role with the Finance team, individuals must be committed to developing, maintaining, and demonstrating the following:

  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information in a professional manner
  • Excellent technology skills with advanced knowledge of MS Office including Word, Excel, Outlook, and ability to troubleshoot minor computer issues
  • Superior skills in working with numbers and data
  • Advanced financial modelling experience
  • Ability to complete work in a timely manner, with accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to think creatively, highly driven and self-motivated
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Analytic and critical thinking capability, with strong attention to detail; ability to tackle complex problems and break them down into simpler and easier to achieve targets
  • Good judgment and ability to prioritize tasks/assignments
  • Strong project management skills, manage competing priorities
  • Ability to work under pressure and maintain a calm focus during high-volume periods
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills; ability to effectively communicate and interact with all individuals with integrity, empathy and sincerity
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and adapt to a change in a fast-paced environment
  • Collaborative and open, partners effectively with others in the organization
  • A positive attitude and customer-focused approach

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or related field
  • Minimum 3 years – 5 years with extensive budgeting, forecasting and reporting experience
  • CPA or relevant accounting designation preferred
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products, including advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Advanced financial modelling experience
  • High sense of urgency in providing strong level of service and follow-through
  • Demonstrated ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members in a hands-on management capacity
  • Desirable experience in international business, education sector, prior experience in M&A activity or integration of acquisitions (specifically relating to FP&A).
  • Superior written and oral communication skills
  • Experience developing financial reports and metrics
  • Excellent teamwork skills and collaborative nature
Published on September 16, 2022.
Primary Purpose

Reporting to the HR Recruitment Manager, the Senior Talent Acquisition will drive and support growth of recruitment function. The role scope encompasses a full range of strategic and operational talent acquisition activities. This position will be supporting Recruitment Manager to oversee full recruitment cycle, with a key focus on establishing and running the process of hiring the best talent. The ideal candidate will have a strong background knowledge of full recruitment cycle, ability to make effective decisions and provide rationale, as well as have general analytical skills.

Specific Responsibilities 

The Senior Talent Acquisition position is responsible for the following as well as other related duties as assigned to support the business objectives and purpose of the University:

  • Drive operational excellence and continuous improvement, finding and implementing the right tools and practical approaches to effectively scale up TA function at UCW.
  • Optimize and implement structured processes for interviews, candidate assessments, tracking job offers, negotiations, etc.
  • Build flexible and sustainable recruitment strategies to ensure workforce plans are delivered.
  • Keep up to date on industry, talent acquisition trends and best practices.
  • Analyze key labor trends and draw insights from recruitment trends.
  • Provide insights and support the development of onboarding processes in collaboration with internal & external partners
  • Support the review and implementation of policies and procedures for all talent acquisition programs to ensure we have candidate experience as top priority.
  • Produce and maintain consistent and appealing job description to attract talent.
  • Lead the implementation of new processes and tools, by providing training and support to team members.
  • Advise hiring managers on best practices for interviewing skills, talent acquisition process, and retention.
  • Optimize the recruitment process based on data as well as feedback from hiring managers and candidates.
  • Proactively identify gaps in recruitment processes and find root causes to resolve any issues.
  • Track and drive performance excellence in recruiting and hiring metrics to support business decisions.
  • Measure, track and report on recruitment performance against defined metrics, including Hiring Manager and new hire satisfaction.
  • Collaborate with other members of the Team to drive talent acquisition efficiencies and performance.
  • Grow a healthy pipeline of incoming talent in high priority areas and roles, while driving a positive candidate experience.
  • Leverage professional networking, internet resources, social media, direct sourcing techniques, alumni organizations and professional sites to source diverse internal and candidates.
  • Be the prime contact for all ATS and metrics related questions.
  • Partner with the rest of the HR team to feed insights about employee performance and retention into recruiting.
  • Work closely with our marketing team to optimize our job boards and brand presence on social media.
  • Transfer insight about newly hired candidate, generated from assessment during recruitment process, to ensure effective on-boarding and creation of early development plans.
  • Lead and produce content and programs for job fairs.
  • Support specific Talent Acquisition activities and projects as assigned.
Position Requirements

To be successful in the Senior Talent Acquisition role, an individual must possess and be committed to develop, maintain, and demonstrate the following:

Competencies:

  • Work experience in talent acquisition roles
  • Familiarity with social media, candidate database, and professional network
  • Experience with full cycle recruiting, using various interview techniques and evaluation methods
  • Knowledge of Applicant Tracking Systems
  • Experience in using LinkedIn Talent Solutions to proactively source candidates
  • A keen understanding of the requirements for each role in the company
  • Proficiency in documenting processes and keeping up with industry trends
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent English language skills both written and oral

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with HR concentration
  • Minimum 3+ years of Recruitment experience
  • Experience in recruiting in the education sector, including but not limited to, faculty members
  • General understanding of BC employment standards and legislation (preferred)
  • Experience in education industry would be an asset
  • Proficiency with Human Resource Information System (Cezanne or any cloud-based HRIS)
Published on September 1, 2022.
Primary Purpose

The purpose of the Coordinator, Student Life position is to support and develop services that meet the needs of students in achieving success in their education experience at University Canada West. The Coordinator, Student Life leads and is responsible for creating, planning, developing, implementing and evaluation of events, student success programs, and volunteers within the Department of Student Affairs and Services.

As an advocate and provider of student services that will support student success, the Coordinator, Student Life is responsible for coordinating, planning, organizing, and delivery of co-curricular and extra-curricular programs for UCW students. This position works collaboratively with other members of the Student Affairs team and other University departments.

Under the direction of the Manager, Student Life, this position provides administrative and logistical support for the student affairs and services team. The incumbent provides detailed information on policies, regulations, and best practices. The Coordinator, Student Life works independently and proactively to support the team by verifying processes, approving documentations, managing events, inform students and resolves problems related to student affairs. The coordinator will actively produce and coordinate relevant information and documents.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Develop, plans, and organizes student engagement activities in support of student life and student success, including UCW student organizations, student life activities, campus tours, evening and weekend activities, student socials, special events, and the preparation of termly or annual programming.
  • Facilitate student affairs events, including new student orientation, volunteer recruitment and induction activities, assists in planning and organizing, hiring, and scheduling of student employees, volunteers, and presenters, as well as training, presenting, marketing, coordinating and assessing these initiatives through to successful completion.
  • Evaluate and reports on outcomes and success of student engagement programs.
  • Provide support and administer regular and special projects within the department, as well as student life activities which requires assisting with the preparation, coordination. and implementation; this includes supervision of student employees and volunteers, liaising with other department as required, presenting information sessions and/or workshops, and assist with the project outcome and deliverables.
  • Monitor and maintain accurate data within the various computer and information systems related to student affairs programs and services within the portfolio, such as the co-curricular record data base, volunteer database, customer relations management, and the student information system.
  • Develop and build relationships with external business vendors to provide services and support to students via a sponsorship or partnership model.
  • Supervise volunteers and student employee as part of student development and leadership programs.
  • Liaise with student groups related to Student Affairs and Services.
  • Follows best practices and maintains ongoing professional development with relevant research and trends in student affairs and services.
  • Participates in establishing goals and objectives for the department that support student success.
  • Manages, researches, assesses, and oversees the delivery of leadership education programs designed to promote learning, growth, and development of student leaders.

Secondary Responsibilities: 

  • Attend meetings and work in collaboration with student programs and/or committees on student related activities and events on and off campus
  • Facilitate, promote, and communicate with staff and external services regarding UCW related programs, meetings, and events
  • Represent the Student Affairs department at other events such as recruitment events, university events as needed.
  • Assist the Director of Student Affairs & Services and other duties as required
Position Requirements

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

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized post-secondary institution, Master’s degree preferred.
  • 2 years of relevant professional experience; preferably in event planning and student life.
  • Experience in student life programming in post-secondary educational environment.

Competencies:

  • Knowledge of policies and procedures governing student affairs and services within a post-secondary and preferably University environment.
  • Demonstrated experience in service-oriented focus.
  • Knowledge and experience of clerical and office administration, including data base applications, e-mail, basic and wider use of Microsoft Office 365, and internet research techniques.
  • Developed interpersonal skills, excellent verbal, and written communication skills, which ensure clarity of thought and understanding.
  • Ability to develop and recommend business practices, in support of policies and procedures.
  • Excellent organizational skills in management of competing priority tasks working with minimal supervisions.
  • Accuracy and high level of attention to detail.
  • Ability to effectively communicate accurate information in one-on-one and diverse group situations, in both formal and informal settings.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse group of  employees, students, and the general public, and to exercise good judgment, tact, and diplomacy when interacting  with students who may require support with their mental or physical health, social, economic, or other barriers to success.
  • Excellent customer service skills in addressing user complaints, suggestions, and to resolve conflicts, ensuring that a high level of service, is maintained.
  • Capable of adapting to changing priorities and developments within the department, UCW, and post-secondary sector.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and to administer the privacy and freedom of information (FOIPOP) regulations, and deal with sensitive issues with tact and diplomacy.
  • Demonstrated leadership through the ability to coach and supervise staff.
Posted on June 17, 2022.
Primary Purpose

The Coordinator, Student Transition & Orientation is an integral member of the Student Life team and plays a key role in enhancing and supporting students’ lives outside of the classroom, including being responsible for establishing successful academic, social, and psychological transitions of new students through transition and orientation programming. The Coordinator, Student Transition & Orientation leads and is responsible for delivering programs and services to support a culture of leadership, learning, and development for UCW students.

The purpose of the Coordinator, Student Transition & Orientation position is to support and develop services that meet the needs of first year students in achieving success in their education experience at UCW. As an advocate and provider of student services that will support student success, the Coordinator, Student Transition & Orientation leads and is responsible for managing the design, coordination, and delivery of programs and services in the areas of new student orientation, student learning, and student leadership development that support and enhance student success. This position works collaboratively with other members of the Student Affairs team and other University departments.

Under the direction of the Manager, Student Life, this position provides administrative and logistical support for the student affairs and services team. The incumbent provides detailed information on policies, regulations, and best practices. The Coordinator, Student Transition & Orientation works independently and proactively to support the team by verifying processes, approving documentations, managing events, inform students and resolves problems related to student affairs. The Coordinator, Student Transition & Orientation will actively produce and coordinate relevant information and documents.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Develop, plans, and organizes student engagement activities in support of student life and student success, including first year experience, student life activities, peer leadership programs, campus tours, evening and weekend activities, student socials, special events, and the preparation of termly or annual programming.
  • Manage existing relationships and develop new relationships with other UCW departments and stakeholders to inform the design of New Student Orientation.
  • Facilitate student affairs events, including new student orientation, volunteer recruitment and induction activities, assists in planning and organizing, hiring, and scheduling of student employees, volunteers, and presenters.
  • Implement procedures to enrich the learning and developmental needs of UCW’s first year and transfer students.
  • Evaluate and contribute of strategies and assessments of student engagement and first year programs.
  • Provide support and administration on regular and special projects in the Department of Student Affairs and Services, including student life activities which requires assisting with the preparation, coordination, and implementation of first year experiences
  • Monitors and maintains accurate data within the various computer and information systems related to student affairs programs and services within the portfolio, such as the co-curricular record data base, volunteer database, customer relations management, and the student information system.
  • Develop and build relationships with external business vendors to provide services and support to students via a sponsorship or partnership model.
  • Drafts and develops program reports through evaluation data and other information sources that are used to inform important program changes.
  • Supervise volunteers and student employee as part of student development and leadership education; responsible for recruiting, discipline, training, evaluation, and termination.
  • Foster an inclusive and respectful, student-centered learning environment.
  • Monitors risks and implements emergency standards and procedures that align with UCW’s policies and protocols.
  • Follows best practices and maintains ongoing professional development with relevant research and trends in student affairs and services.
  • Participates in establishing goals and objectives for the department that support student success.

Secondary Responsibilities: 

  • Attend meetings and work in collaboration with student programs and/or committees on student related activities and events on and off campus
  • Facilitate, promote, and communicate with staff and external services regarding UCW related programs, meetings, and events
  • Represent the Student Affairs department at other events such as recruitment events, university events as needed.
  • Assist the Director of Student Affairs & Services and other duties as required.
Position Requirements

To be successful in the Student Success Facilitator – Engagement Event position, an individual must possess, and be committed to developing, maintaining, and demonstrating the following:

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized post-secondary institution, Master’s degree preferred
  • 2 years of relevant professional experience; preferably in orientation and/or student engagement.
  • Experience in orientation and first year programming in post-secondary educational environment.

Competencies:

  • Knowledge of policies and procedures governing student affairs and services within a post-secondary and preferably University environment.
  • Experience coordinating complex programs including development, planning, and implementation of diverse ideas collaboratively.
  • Knowledge and experience of clerical and office administration, including data base applications, e-mail, basic and wider use of Microsoft Office 365, and internet research techniques.
  • Developed interpersonal skills, excellent verbal, and written communication skills, which ensure clarity of thought and understanding.
  • Ability to develop and recommend business practices, in support of policies and procedures.
  • Excellent organizational skills in management of competing priority tasks working with minimal supervisions.
  • Accuracy and high level of attention to detail.
  • Ability to effectively communicate accurate information in one-on-one and diverse group situations, in both formal and informal settings.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse group of employees, students, and the general public, and to exercise good judgment, tact, and diplomacy when interacting with students who may require support with their mental or physical health, social, economic, or other barriers to success.
  • Excellent customer service skills in addressing user complaints, suggestions, and to resolve conflicts, ensuring that a high level of service, is maintained.
  • Proven ability to organize events and coordinate student development and leadership education programming.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and to administer the privacy and freedom of information (FOIPOP) regulations, and deal with sensitive issues with tact and diplomacy.
  • Demonstrated leadership through the ability to coach and supervise staff.
Posted on June 17, 2022.
Primary Purpose

The purpose of the Technical Writing Specialist is to produce high-quality and understandable documentation with the goal to improve organizational processes. With IT expertise, Technical Writing Specialist 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 Writing Specialist 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 Writing Specialist 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
  • 3-5 years of experience in technical writing and the use of IT systems at the advanced user level
Posted on May 31, 2022.

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 Positions

Position Summary

Under the guidance of the Senior Admissions Officer – Verifications, the Admissions Support Officer – Verifications provides support with the day-to-day admissions verification processes and responding to related enquiries.

This position is intended for UCW students in their last term of an undergraduate program, to be employed for a short-term contract as they transition to their life post-graduation.

Responsibilities

Administrative Support:

  • Review and process requests related to official documents (including, but not limited to, transcripts, test results, employment letters, immigration documents and other official documentation) as required for admissions purposes.
  • Organize further verification methods through contact with issuing institutions and/or requesting supporting documents where required.
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of required official documentation through student profiles and records storage.

Business Communications:

  • Receive and respond to enquiries from UCW staff and faculty, business partners and/or GUS Global staff related to the receipt of official documentation.

*This job description outlines the key responsibilities for the role and is not meant to be exhaustive. Other responsibilities and tasks may be assigned or may naturally become a part of this role over time.

Position Requirements

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

Education and Experience:

  • Enrolled in the final term of an undergraduate program at University Canada West.

Competencies:

  • Efficient, effective, and dependable time management skills in order to multitask, with flexibility to handle changing priorities.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Proven ability to work independently and to relate constructively and professionally with fellow students, faculty, and staff.
  • Strong computer literacy, including full competency in Microsoft Office programs.

Compensation: $18.50/hour

Posted on July 13, 2022.
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

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

Compensation: $16/hour

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

Posted on June 27, 2022.
Position Summary

The Library/Learning Commons Student Assistant is responsible for supporting the operations of the UCW Library and Learning Commons, including offering basic assistance to students, assisting with general supervision and security of these spaces, and providing administrative support to Library/Learning Commons staff.

Specific Responsibilities 
  • Maintains a friendly and helpful attitude while greeting and assisting all Library/Learning Commons visitors.
  • Provides excellent service through courteous, informed, accessible, and professional engagement.
  • Performs a wide variety of administrative tasks including data entry and the drafting, editing, and revision of reports and other materials.
  • Provides support for organizing and facilitating meetings and special events.
  • Maintains accurate information in various databases.
  • Maintains confidential student information.
  • Complies with all UCW rules, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements

Competencies:

  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to independently manage and prioritize multiple projects and functions.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and other relevant software programs.
  • Ability to provide high level of interactive service to others, build relationships, and address identified needs.
  • Ability to quickly respond to changing institutional needs.
  • Ability to work with a multicultural student body in a diverse environment.
  • Ability to demonstrate integrity, professionalism, and a high degree of ethics in all job-related actions.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of two years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience working either professionally or as a student in a post-secondary environment is an asset but not required.
  • Must be current UCW students who will complete their degree in the Fall 2022 term or later.
  • Must be available to work various shifts (including evenings and/or weekends).

The pay rate is $18/hour.

Hours of work are generally assigned between weeks 1 and 11 of each term for 10-20 hours per week. Exact schedules and hours of work will be determined in consultation with the successful candidate(s).

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter describing how you meet the position requirements and responsibilities to [email protected] by 11:59pm PST on October 2nd, 2022.

Published on September 16, 2022.
Primary Purpose

We are looking for Student Brand Ambassadors to 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 Senior 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 for 2 terms with potential to extend
Posted on June 17, 2022.
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 Affairs and Career Development Centre including but not limited to prepare presentation materials, attendance report, satisfaction report
  • Provides information and assistance to students related events, workshops, and student life operations
  • Assist Student Affairs and Services in UCW related events per term including New Student Orientation (NSO) week online and on campus
  • Promote 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
  • Be first point of contact for student volunteers during UCW related events and New Student Orientation (NSO) week

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Assist Student Affairs department 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
  • 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 and 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
  • 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, 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

Posted on August 24, 2022.

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