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Welcome to the Brighton College Careers page!

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak we are currently pausing all in-person interviews. We will continue to review applications and phone screen short listed applicants.

Please note that the interviewing process may take longer than usual due to postponing in-person interviews. We thank all those interested in employment at Alexander College and appreciate your understanding during this time. The safety of our students, staff, and teachers is Alexander College’s number one priority, and we are actively reviewing this changing situation on a daily basis and following the recommendations of the BC Health Authority.

Brighton College is an accredited institution under PTIB (Private Training Institutions Branch), with the BC EQA (British Columbia Education Quality Assurance) designation, assuring all our programs and instruction meet standards of quality. We are an established vocational college offering over 30 programs across our Burnaby and Surrey campuses. Brighton College provides students with the opportunity to develop professional skills that are recognized and needed in the workplace. Our students come from a variety of backgrounds and bring with them a diverse and multicultural experience.

Brighton College currently has the following positions available, select below to view full details.

Staff

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Director of Operations and Student Affairs is responsible for overall campus operations as well as student affairs. This includes overseeing reception, facilities, IT, security and the health and safety of faculty, staff, and students, as well as student academic support, student life and career services. The Director will supervise staff across these various units and as necessary interact directly with students for the purposes of policy writing, collecting feedback, and providing general advocacy and support.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:

Vice-President Operations

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:

Full-time (40 hours), permanent

WORK WEEK:

The Employee will work 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday, 8:30AM-5:00PM (working remote for the time-being)

LOCATION:

Metro Pointe Campus, Burnaby

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Post-Secondary Education – minimum of Master’s Degree required.
  • Three to five years’ experience in an operations management position, preferably in a post-secondary community.
  • Comprehensive, demonstrated knowledge of the various student support structures in a post-secondary environment.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Exceptional interpersonal communication skills, experience communicating with non-native English speakers is preferred
  • Excellent understanding of the programs and services provided by the College
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Office including Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Math and budgeting skills
  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to multi-task
  • Experience working with staff, faculty, and students in a professional manner
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Good judgment and ability to prioritize assignments
  • Ability to always exhibit a professional attitude and image with a commitment to quality service
  • Ability to handle confidential material and situations with tact and discretion
  • Familiarity with the BC Transfer System considered an asset
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
Operations
  • Supervise and manage Receptionists, Custodians and IT staff.
  • Ensure Reception policies and procedures are upheld;
  • Responsible for maintenance of campus’ basic physical needs, including authority to approve and address urgent repairs (e.g., leaks, broken furniture, etc.) in a timely and cost effective manner;
  • Manage good custodial care for the campus, including daytime and evening services;
  • Communicate relevant facility updates/notices to employees in a timely and consistent manner;
  • Inform employees about, and address issues pertaining to parking concerns at campus;
  • Manage contracts and service delivery of security providers;
  • Assist in preparing and submitting Operations Division reports on a term and annual basis to the Executive Committee
  • Ensure IT infrastructure is sufficient, functional, and developing proactively
  • Liaise regularly with IT about damaged equipment; make IT equipment purchases as needed
  • Participate on Health and Safety Committee, and ensuring that campus security and health measures are followed
Operations
  • Overseeing and providing direction based on research and best practices for the various student support services at the College including:
    • Health and wellness counselling (mental and physical wellbeing)
    • Academic Advising (internal and external course planning)
    • Student Life (campus culture and activities)
    • Career Services (workplace training and career counseling)
    • Office of Student Affairs (student advocacy, disability services, conduct)
  • Providing motivation and encouragement to students as appropriate to support their success.
  • Representing the College at various external functions and committees as relate to the scope of student support
  • Creating unit documents and reports to track and demonstrate effectiveness of student services
  • Overseeing general student satisfaction through various surveys and post-assessments
  • Working with staff and students to design programs to enhance campus culture
  • Promoting the programs and services of the College, including ongoing networking and participation in industry promotional events as required
  • Participate in hiring, conduct staff probation and performance reviews and as necessary reprimand across the various units of student services
  • Supervising and training staff in the offices of Campus Operations and Student Services
  • Other duties as assigned to support the objectives and purpose of the College
HOW TO APPLY:

If you are interested in the above position and you would like to apply, please e-mail your cover letter and resume with the e-mail subject line “[Your full-name]_Director of Operations and Student Affairs 2021” to hiring@brightoncollege.com. Please note that applications without a cover letter will not be accepted. In your cover letter, be sure to tell us what you would bring to the team and why you’d be perfect for this role. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. No phone calls please. Thank you!

Closing date for applications: Open until filled.

Instructors

DEPARTMENT: Building and Engineering Technology

TYPE: Part-time, contract

LOCATION: Burnaby Campus, Metro Pointe Building (working remote for the time-being)

REPORTS TO: Director of Academic Affairs

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Our green building design and construction program equips students with essential skills for pursuing a career in the fields of green building design, planning, construction and maintenance. Program curriculum will cover a contemporary range of building design strategies and technologies, with an emphasis on those that reduce environmental impacts and make local buildings healthier and more livable. The ideal candidate will be capable of teaching the following course:

  • CCT250 – Passive House and High-Performance Building Standards: This course will explore the technical, economic, and policy elements of Passive House buildings and building standards. Students will study why and how these standards leverage building architecture to minimize energy consumption and improve thermal comfort. Key topics include the evolution of these standards, their costs and benefits, and address site-specific energy forms, envelope assembly performance, energy consumption assessment, energy efficient ventilation system options, high performance heating and cooling systems, the selection of external shading devices, and the use of solar and renewable energy.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE FOR PASSIVE HOUSE INSTRUCTOR:

  • Degree or diploma in Architecture, Building Science, Engineering, Construction or related field of studies
  • At least 2 to 5 years of experience in Building Design or Architectural Design related fields
  • Previous instructional experience will be considered an asset
  • Excellent knowledge in Passive House Design and Building Envelope Design
  • Member of the Passive House Institute will be considered as an asset
  • Familiarity of the Canada Green Building Council Integrated Design Process
  • Able to demonstrate success in innovative or student-centered teaching techniques
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proficient with educational technology including databases and online learning environments
  • Excellent instructional capability
  • Able to maintain professionalism and cordiality when working with others
  • Proficient with all Microsoft Office programs and applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Teams, etc.)
  • Strong Proficiency in English

OTHER DUTIES:

  • Preparing a course material and exams, and having these available and approved as required by College policy
  • Attending the classroom at the specified hours, teaching the approved curriculum and managing all student activities
  • Holding weekly office hours for student consultations
  • Responding to students and administration in a timely and professional manner

About Brighton College:

Brighton College is a vocational training college located in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia, near Vancouver. Our main campus is conveniently located in central Burnaby. We deliver high-quality education and support in a serious learning environment for students with a variety of backgrounds and abilities in order to improve their lives for a brighter future. The College is built on the belief that a technical and practical education with hands-on training is a solid foundation to prepare and guide students to enter their desired career path immediately after graduation.

HOW TO APPLY:

If you are interested and you would like to apply, please apply by visiting our careers page and e-mail your cover letter and CV with the e-mail title being “[Your Full-name]_Passive House Design Instructor 2021” to resumepass@brightoncollege.com. In your cover letter, be sure to tell us what you would bring to this team and why you’d be perfect for this role. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. No phone calls please. Thank you!

DEPARTMENT: Building and Engineering Technology

TYPE: Part-time, contract

LOCATION: Burnaby Campus, Metro Pointe Building (working remote for the time-being)

REPORTS TO: Director of Academic Affairs

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Our green building design and construction program equips students with essential skills for pursuing a career in the fields of green building design, planning, construction and maintenance. Program curriculum will cover a contemporary range of building design strategies and technologies, with an emphasis on those that reduce environmental impacts and make local buildings healthier and more livable. The ideal candidate will be capable of teaching the following course:
  • LEE100 – LEED® Green Associate Exam Preparation: This course will equip students with the tools they need to prepare for the LEED® Green Associate Examination. During the lecture, students will gain knowledge to prepare for the examination and have practices on various exercises for the Green Associate Exam. Instructor will use a study guide, presentation slides including practice questions and guide students through assignments and preparatory examination modules.
  • LEE210 – LEED® Introduction and the Integrated Design Process: This course will help students develop their skills in setting up the LEED® Integrated Design Process and in using LEED® specific technical skills to complete and evaluate LEED® credit calculations. Topics include: Minimum Project Requirements (MPRs) for LEED® certification registration, selecting the appropriate LEED® Rating System based on project scope, and the use of the Integrated Design Process (IDP). The course will also cover the importance of establishing the LEED® project boundary and common terms and acronyms.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE FOR LEED INSTRUCTOR:

  • Degree or diploma in Architecture, Building Science, Engineering, Construction or related field of studies
  • At least 2 to 5 years of experience in Building Design or Architectural Design related fields
  • Previous instructional experience will be considered an asset
  • LEED® Green Associate and/or LEED® AP credential
  • Excellent knowledge in LEED® Green Associate Exam Preparation
  • Excellent knowledge in LEED® Integrated Design Process
  • Familiarity of the Canada Green Building Council Integrated Design Process
  • Able to demonstrate success in innovative or student-centered teaching techniques
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proficient with educational technology including databases and online learning environments
  • Excellent instructional capability
  • Able to maintain professionalism and cordiality when working with others
  • Proficient with all Microsoft Office programs and applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Teams, etc.)
  • Strong Proficiency in English

OTHER DUTIES:

  • Preparing a course material and exams, and having these available and approved as required by College policy
  • Attending the classroom at the specified hours, teaching the approved curriculum and managing all student activities
  • Holding weekly office hours for student consultations
  • Responding to students and administration in a timely and professional manner

About Brighton College:

Brighton College is a vocational training college located in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia, near Vancouver. Our main campus is conveniently located in central Burnaby. We deliver high-quality education and support in a serious learning environment for students with a variety of backgrounds and abilities in order to improve their lives for a brighter future. The College is built on the belief that a technical and practical education with hands-on training is a solid foundation to prepare and guide students to enter their desired career path immediately after graduation.

HOW TO APPLY:

If you are interested and you would like to apply, please apply by visiting our careers page and e-mail your cover letter and CV with the e-mail title being “[Your Full-name]_LEED Instructor 2021” to resumeleed@brightoncollege.com. In your cover letter, be sure to tell us what you would bring to this team and why you’d be perfect for this role. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. No phone calls please. Thank you!

 

DEPARTMENT: Building and Engineering Technology

TYPE: Part-time, contract

LOCATION: Burnaby Campus, Metro Pointe Building (working remote for the time-being)

REPORTS TO: Director of Academic Affairs

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Our green building design and construction program equips students with essential skills for pursuing a career in the fields of green building design, planning, construction and maintenance. Program curriculum will cover a contemporary range of building design strategies and technologies, with an emphasis on those that reduce environmental impacts and make local buildings healthier and more livable. The ideal candidate will be capable of teaching the following course:

  • ARC300 – Building Energy Performance: This course will equip students with knowledge and skills to assess the energy performance and learn potential energy savings for buildings during the design, construction, and renovation stages of the projects. Topics include building performance analysis, energy literacy, building energy loads, climate and weather analysis, indoor comfort and environmental concerns, air leakage testing, solar energy measurement methods and various energy assessment strategies

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE FOR BUILDING ENERGY PERFORMANCE INSTRUCTOR:

  • Degree or diploma in Architecture, Building Science, Engineering, Construction or related field of studies
  • At least 2 to 5 years of experience in Building Design or Architectural Design related fields
  • Previous instructional experience will be considered an asset
  • Certified Energy Advisor (CEA) Credential
  • Familiarity of the Canada Green Building Council Integrated Design Process
  • Able to demonstrate success in innovative or student-centered teaching techniques
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proficient with educational technology including databases and online learning environments
  • Excellent instructional capability
  • Able to maintain professionalism and cordiality when working with others
  • Proficient with all Microsoft Office programs and applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Teams, etc.)
  • Strong Proficiency in English

OTHER DUTIES:

  • Preparing a course material and exams, and having these available and approved as required by College policy
  • Attending the classroom at the specified hours, teaching the approved curriculum and managing all student activities
  • Holding weekly office hours for student consultations
  • Responding to students and administration in a timely and professional manner

About Brighton College:

Brighton College is a vocational training college located in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia, near Vancouver. Our main campus is conveniently located in central Burnaby. We deliver high-quality education and support in a serious learning environment for students with a variety of backgrounds and abilities in order to improve their lives for a brighter future. The College is built on the belief that a technical and practical education with hands-on training is a solid foundation to prepare and guide students to enter their desired career path immediately after graduation.

HOW TO APPLY:

If you are interested and you would like to apply, please apply by visiting our careers page and e-mail your cover letter and CV with the e-mail title being “[Your Full-name]_Building Energy Performance Instructor 2021” to resumeeng@brightoncollege.com. In your cover letter, be sure to tell us what you would bring to this team and why you’d be perfect for this role. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. No phone calls please. Thank you!