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University Canada West is committed to the principle of employment equality. Recently acquired by Global University Systems (GUS), a European leader in private sector Higher Education, the University offers Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce and Masters in Business Administration degrees both face-to-face in our downtown Vancouver premises and on-line. 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.

Staff

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

Interested candidates should send a covering letter, curriculum vitae including evidence of teaching experience and scholarly accomplishments and the names of three referees to: 
University Canada West
626 West Pender Street, Suite 100,
Vancouver, British Columbia, V6B 1V9, Canada.
jobs@ucanwest.ca
T. 1-604-915-9607

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.

Current Positions Available

Admissions and Transfer Officer

Full time Position

Date posted: Nov 20, 2017

The Admissions and Transfer Officers are a members of the Registrar’s Office team with specific responsibility for evaluating student applications for admission, transfer credit, and entrance scholarships. Admissions and Transfer Officers are familiar with all aspects of the Registrar’s Office in order to assist in delivering exceptional service to prospective and current UCW students.

About UCW:

UCW is a business-oriented, teaching intensive university. UCW offers undergraduate and graduate degrees (Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication and Master of Business Administration), both online and on campus. The University is currently growing. The academic year has four intakes, in January, April, July and October, with each term delivering a full length 12 week term.  University Canada West is committed to student success in fields of study that build on the unique strengths and opportunities in British Columbia.

Specific Responsibilities:

The Admissions and Transfer Officer supports the efficient and effective processing and evaluation of student applications for admissions, transfer credit, and entrance scholarships. The Admission and Transfer Officers work closely with the domestic and international recruitment offices to provide information and advice on admission requirements and applicant eligibility as well as application and documentation submissions and processing. The Admissions and Transfer Officers coordinate the evaluation of transfer credit for applicants and students including initial assessment, coordination with faculty evaluators, assignment of transfer credit, and maintenance of transfer credit databases. The Admissions and Transfer Officers are part of the Registrar’s Office and support the delivery of exceptional services to students by being familiar with all functions of the Registrar’s Office including: degree progression requirements, general academic regulations, and service request forms and fees. The Admissions and Transfer Officer must maintain complete and accurate records regarding applicants, admissions, transfer credit, and entrance scholarships ensuring that the admissions databases and student files are complete and up to date. The Admission 2 and Transfer Officers provides reports and information regarding admissions processes for the Registrar. Compliance with record security and privacy legislation is imperative.

Skills and Qualifications:

To be successful as an Admissions and Transfer Officer, individuals must be committed to developing, maintaining and demonstrating the following:

  • 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:
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline from a recognized university
  • 3 years of direct experience or 5 years experience in a related field at a regulated post-secondary institution in British Columbia

Salary Range: $45,000 to $51,000 annually

Business - Part-Time Sessional Faculty Positions

Part time Position

Date posted: Nov 24, 2017

Position Job Title:     Business - Part-Time Sessional Faculty Positions
Location:                     Vancouver
Reports To:                Vice-President Academic

 

About UCW:

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

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

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

Specific Responsibilities:

As part of your teaching role, we will expect you to: 

  • Create a positive classroom and learning environment through effective student engagement
  • Use a variety of appropriate teaching/learning strategies
  • Use academic technology effectively to enhance and support learning
  • Evaluate student achievement of learning outcomes using a variety of techniques
  • Develop, revise and adapt appropriate learning resources for students
  • Provide academic support to students as part of regularly scheduled office hours
  • Contribute to curriculum development and revision
  • Maintain contacts with relevant industry and professional associations
  • Remain current in technical knowledge and instructional delivery techniques
  • Participate in meetings and activities pertinent to faculty responsibilities
  • Teach in the ACBSP accredited BCom and MBA programs.
Position Requirements

The successful candidate(s) will teach on a part-time basis in the MBA program and/or the BCom program at our downtown Vancouver campus. We are looking for faculty in all areas of business and especially in areas such as Strategy, Ethics, Operations Management, Entrepreneurship and Organizational Behaviour.

Minimum requirements:

Masters degree with an appropriate field focus plus 5 years of industry experience and some post-secondary teaching experience.

Preferred requirements:

Doctoral degree in Business plus 10 years of industry experience and substantial post-secondary teaching experience.  Experience teaching in an environment with diverse students.  Track record of scholarly activity in the field.

Competencies:
  • Professional experience in industry or business
  • Excellence in teaching to diverse audiences

The successful applicant will be expected to teach at both the graduate and undergraduate levels in an area in which the applicant has expertise and in which the school has need for course coverage. This position also includes service (such as committee work and student coaching) within the university.

Compensation:

Compensation range is from $1,600 - $6,700 dependent on class size/program and mode of program delivery.

HRMT-Leadership instructors

Full time Position

Date posted: Nov 27, 2017

Position Job Title:     Business – Full time Faculty position
Location:                    Vancouver
Reports To:                Vice-President Academic

 

About UCW:

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

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

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

Specific Responsibilities:

As part of your teaching role, we will expect you to: 

  • Create a positive classroom and learning environment through effective student engagement
  • Use a variety of appropriate teaching/learning strategies
  • Use academic technology effectively to enhance and support learning
  • Evaluate student achievement of learning outcomes using a variety of techniques
  • Develop, revise and adapt appropriate learning resources for students
  • Provide academic support to students as part of regularly scheduled office hours
  • Contribute to curriculum development and revision
  • Maintain contacts with relevant industry and professional associations
  • Remain current in technical knowledge and instructional delivery techniques
  • Participate in meetings and activities pertinent to faculty responsibilities
  • Teach in the ACBSP accredited BCom and MBA programs. 
Position Requirements

The successful candidate will teach human resources management, leadership and related courses in the MBA program and the BCom program at the Vancouver campus and possibly online.  This is a full-time on-going position.  This position could also include undergraduate or graduate chair duties for a candidate with an appropriate background.

Minimum requirements:

Masters degree with a Human Resources or Leadership focus plus 5 years of industry experience and 1 year of post-secondary teaching experience.

Preferred requirements:

Doctoral degree in Human Resources or Leadership plus 10 years of industry experience and 5 years of post-secondary teaching experience.  Experience teaching in an environment with diverse students.  Track record of scholarly activity in the field.

Competencies:
  • Professional experience in industry or business
  • Excellence in teaching to diverse audiences
  • Proven ability to engage in scholarly activity in the appointee’s subject area

The successful applicant will be expected to teach at both the graduate and undergraduate levels in an area in which the applicant has expertise and in which the school has need for course coverage. Further duties may include an academic administration role, such as leading an academic program or centre. This position also includes service (such as committee work and student coaching) within the university.

Compensation:

Compensation is $71k salary and benefits package. Additional chair stipend if applicable.

Student Recruitment Advisor - Domestic

Full time Position

Position Job Title: Student Recruitment Advisor - Domestic
Location: Vancouver
Reports To: Recruitment and Business Development Director

 

Primary Purpose

The Student Recruitment Advisor is responsible for promoting and selling the programs of University to potential domestic students, responding to inquiries from potential students on various programs, and identifying the appropriate programs to meet these goals. The primary function of this position is to maximize each opportunity to market programs to meet or exceed the enrollment targets for the University.

Specific Responsibilities

The Student Recruitment 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 the University.

  • Responding to email, telephone and walk-in inquiries from potential students; promoting the programs and services of the University
  • Interviewing potential students to explore their background, interests and identify their individual career goals; advise on appropriate programs to meet their goals
  • Completing enrollment of new students including related paperwork and providing information on payment options
  • Maintaining records to track and follow-up on potential leads, providing motivation and encouragement to potential students as appropriate
  • Tracking and reporting on weekly activities (i.e. leads, appointments, interviews, enrollment)
  • Providing ongoing coaching/motivation to students to support success in the program
  • Planning and participating in campus events such as Open Houses and Information Sessions, inviting set numbers of students
  • Attending regular marketing meetings
  • Attending to off-campus events as needed
  • Visiting local high schools to promote the University programs
  • Approaching local companies to identify tuition subsidies opportunities for its employees
  • Establishing and maintaining monthly targets
  • Following up on potential or actual cancellations
  • Assisting in creating social media content for domestic students
Position Requirements

To be successful in the Student Enrollment Representative position, an individual must be committed to developing, maintaining and demonstrating the following:

Education and Experience:
  • Minimum 2 years college diploma in Business or equivalent required
  • Minimum of 3 years post-secondary admissions and/or student recruitment experience is required
  • Working experience in a Post-secondary institution is an asset
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications
  • Proficient in Photoshop or similar applications is an asset
Competencies:
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills; ability to effectively communicate and interact with all individuals with integrity, empathy and sincerity
  • Superior organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Proven self-starter and problem solver
  • Must be deadline driven and goal-oriented
  • A positive attitude and customer focused approach
  • Ability to act with tact, good judgment, and discretion
  • Valid driver’s license
Compensation:

Salary is dependent on experience but we offer a competitive compensation plus year-end bonus and a benefits package after 3 months’ probation.

Please state your salary expectations in your cover letter.

Application deadline:

Applications will be accepted until Jan 2nd, 2018.

Please send resume and cover letter to jelee@ucanwest.ca

Student Recruitment Advisor - Latam

Full time Position

Position Job Title: Student Recruitment Advisor - Latam
Location: Vancouver
Reports To: Recruitment and Business Development Director

 

Primary Purpose

The Student Recruitment Advisor is responsible for promoting and selling the programs of University to potential students, responding to inquiries from potential students on various programs, and identifying the appropriate programs to meet these goals. The primary function of this position is to maximize each opportunity to market programs to meet or exceed the enrollment targets for the University.

Specific Responsibilities

The Student Recruitment Advisor- Latam 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.

  • Responding to email, telephone and walk-in inquiries from potential students; promoting the programs and services of the University
  • Interviewing potential students to explore their background, interests and identify their individual career goals; advise on appropriate programs to meet their goals
  • Completing enrollment of new students including related paperwork and providing information on payment options
  • Maintaining records to track and follow-up on potential leads, providing motivation and encouragement to potential students as appropriate
  • Tracking and reporting on weekly activities (i.e. leads, appointments, interviews, enrollment)
  • Providing ongoing coaching/motivation to students to support success in the program
  • Planning and participating in campus events such as Open Houses and Information Sessions, inviting set numbers of students
  • Attending regular marketing meetings
  • Attending to off-campus events as needed
  • Establishing and maintaining monthly targets
  • Following up on potential or actual cancellations
Position Requirements

To be successful in the Student Enrollment Representative position, an individual must be committed to developing, maintaining and demonstrating the following:

Education and Experience:
  • Minimum 2 years college diploma required. Minimum of 2 years post-secondary admissions and/or recruitment agency experience is required
  • Fluency in Spanish and/or Portuguese
  • Working experience with language schools is an asset
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications
  • Proficient in Photoshop or similar applications is an asset
Competencies:
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills; ability to effectively communicate and interact with all individuals with integrity, empathy and sincerity
  • Superior organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Proven self-starter and problem solver
  • Must be deadline driven and goal-oriented
  • A positive attitude and customer focused approach
  • Ability to act with tact, good judgment, and discretion
  • Willing to travel abroad
  • Valid driver’s license
Compensation:

Salary is dependent on experience but we offer a competitive compensation plus year-end bonus and a benefits package after 3 months’ probation.

Please state your salary expectations in your cover letter.

Application deadline:

Applications will be accepted until Jan 2nd, 2018.

Please send resume and cover letter to jelee@ucanwest.ca

Academic Coordinator

Full time Position

Position Job Title: Academic Coordinator
Location: Vancouver
Reports To: Vice-President Academic

 

About University Canada West

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

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

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

Primary Purpose

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

General Description

Under University Canada West’s (UCW) organizational structure, the Academic Coordinator provides administrative support and reports to the VP Academics and assists the Program Coordinator and the Faculty Chairs.

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

Specific Responsibilities

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

  • Provides administrative assistance to the VP Academics.
  • Provides administrative assistance to the Faculty chairs and faculty committees.
  • Provides assistance to the Program Coordinator
  • Generates reports and statistics as required and as requested
  • Maintaining internal communication and messages between staff and students
  • Maintaining policies, procedures and up to date forms files; keeping files adequately stocked
  • Other related duties as assigned
Position Requirements
Competencies:
  • Required professional and personal attributes include:
  • Administrative experience in a post-secondary educational setting
  • A strong, service-oriented focus
  • MS Office proficiency
  • Proficiency in Moodle or similar Student Learning Platforms
  • Ability to quickly assimilate and employ diverse IT modules
  • A high level of ethics, discretion, tact and diplomacy
  • Advanced oral and written abilities
  • Organization and accuracy
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to positively engage with students, faculty and staff and constructively problem-solve
  • Adaptability and change management skills
  • Ability to be attentive to details, be accurate, be precise.
Education and Experience:
  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree
  • Basic training in office practices, customer service and communication
  • One to three years’ administrative and/or customer service experience in a fast paced environment or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications
Compensation:

Salary is dependent on experience but we offer a competitive compensation and a benefits package after 3 months’ probation.

Please state your salary expectations in your cover letter.