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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 Records Assistant

Full time Position

Date posted: Sep 20, 2018

Reports To: Registrar

About UCW

UCW is a teaching-intensive, business-oriented university located in downtown Vancouver, B.C. The University offers undergraduate and graduate degrees both on campus and online including: Associate of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication, and Master of Business Administration. To meet the needs of our prospective and current students, we offer four full terms per year that start in January,
April, July, and October.

The University is growing and is looking for talented people who are interested in working in a dynamic, team environment.

University Canada West is committed to student success in fields of study that build on the unique strengths and opportunities in British Columbia.

General Description

The Admissions and Records Assistants are members of the Registrar’s Office team who support the effective operations of the Office and assist students with information and administrative requirements. Admissions and Records Assistants support the processing of applications, maintenance of official student records, and evaluation of eligibility for graduation as well as provide information services for students. Admissions and Records Assistants create the student records, screen documents, produce official University documents such as transcripts, assist with graduation processes, and support students by responding to inquiries and resolving concerns.

Specific Responsiblities

Reporting to the Registrar, the Admissions and Records Assistants support the business objectives and purpose of the Registrar’s Office with responsibility for the following:

  • Administering student records including creation of student records, registration and graduation functions of the Registrar’s Office
  • Assisting with the processing of applications for admissions, issuance of admission offers, and maintenance of application records
  • Provide exceptional service to students while ensuring the work is completed in an efficient and effective manner
  • Maintain accurate and timely student information in both the student databases and the hard copy files to support registration and record keeping requirements
  • Produces official documentation for students including: letters of acceptance, official transcripts, confirmations of enrolment, Letters of Permission, etc.
  • Assist with the assignment and recording of transfer credit
  • Assist with the evaluation all graduation applications, production of official documentation, and communications with students
  • Collect, record, maintain and report student records within regulatory and accreditation organization guidelines, e.g., grades, registration data, transcripts, and other associated information
  • Assist with the review and production of student documentation required for visa and immigration purposes
  • Assist with the review, processing and awarding of student scholarships, awards and financial aid
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

Competencies:

To be successful an Admissions and Records Assistant, individuals must be committed to developing, maintaining and demonstrating the following:

  • Well organized and detail oriented. Ability to perform large volumes of data entry and document production with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills and commitment to quality service
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidential information
  • Ability to work cooperatively with students, faculty and staff
  • Ability to exercise mature judgement and initiative
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • Proven ethical and objective decision making and problem solving abilities.
  • A demonstrated ability to plan and adapt to change

Education and Experience:

  • Degree or diploma from a recognized university or post-secondary institution
  • 3 years of related experience at a regulated post-secondary institution in British Columbia

Salary Range

$38,000 to $43,000 annually

Please email resumes to jobs@ucanwest.ca

Admissions and Transfer Officer

Full time Position

Date posted: Sep 10, 2018

About UCW:

UCW is a teaching-intensive, business-oriented university located in downtown Vancouver, B.C. The University offers undergraduate and graduate degrees both on campus and online including: Associate of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication, and Master of Business Administration. To meet the needs of our prospective and current students, we offer four full terms per year that start in January, April, July, and October.

The University is growing and is looking for talented people who are interested in working in a dynamic, team environment.

University Canada West is committed to student success in fields of study that build on the unique strengths and opportunities in British Columbia.

General Description

The Admissions and Transfer Officers are 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.

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.

Admissions and Transfer Officers evaluate applications for admission to the University from both domestic and international applicants, including initial assessment, evaluation of official documents, and coordination with the Admissions Committee.

Admission and Transfer Officers work closely with the domestic and international recruitment offices to provide information and advice on admission requirements and applicant eligibility.

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.

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 and Transfer Officers provide 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

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

President & Vice-Chancellor

Full time Position

Date posted: Oct 23, 2018

The Role

We are searching for an inspirational and motivational President and Vice Chancellor for UCW. In this position, it will be your job to lead the university in meeting its strategic goals and to raise the profile of the university around the world.  The President maintains strong relationships with the British Columbia Degree Quality Assurance Board (DQAB) and the Ministry of Advanced Education and is responsible for ensuring that the university continues to achieve high standards of program quality and delivers an exceptional student experience.  The President works closely with the Board of Governors and Directors to ensure that the university meets its financial, operational and strategic goals. 

The ideal candidate brings an understanding of the BC post-secondary education environment, the ability to articulate a clear vision and the ability to inspire and work cooperatively with students, faculty, staff and external stakeholders.  The incumbent will maintain high standards of ethics, discretion, fairness and consistency, a professional attitude, and a commitment to quality of service to our students.

A Doctorate degree is required as well as recognized achievements in teaching, research and scholarly activities.  Administrative experience, including budget management and resource allocation, in a university setting is also required.  Demonstrated success in developing and maintaining community, national and international relations is desired.

About University Canada West

University Canada West (UCW) is a premier education destination situated in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

We are a forward-thinking and innovative institution and offer a modern education to prepare today’s students for the careers of tomorrow. As one of BC’s fastest growing universities, we attract students from Canada and around the world and welcome diversity among staff and faculty.

University Canada West is a subsidiary of Global University Systems, which is based in the Netherlands.

 

If you believe you can make a difference to the lives of our students and lead the university in achieving its goals, expressions of interest in the role may be sent to the Search Committee at jobs@ucanwest.ca