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Algonquin College of Applied Arts & Technology
Algonquin College employees celebrating a win at Spread the Net, a charitable challenge raising funds for malaria prevention

Recognized as one of National Capital Region's Top Employers (2016)

Here are some of the reasons why Algonquin College of Applied Arts & Technology was selected as one of National Capital Region's Top Employers (2016):

  • Algonquin College provides exceptional family-friendly benefits, including a full year of paid leave for mothers and parental leave top-up ranging between 35 to 37 weeks for fathers and adoptive parents -- also offers an option to extend their parental leave into an unpaid leave of absence and the convenience of an onsite daycare facility upon their return
  • Employees working at Algonquin College's Ottawa campus can stay in shape by taking advantage of the onsite fitness facility, complete with state-of-the-art exercise equipment, basketball court, sauna, soccer dome and instructor-led classes such as yoga and aerobics
  • An environmentally conscious employer, Algonquin College established a dedicated steering committee to help embed sustainability within the school's culture and is currently developing a Green Office to further engage employees
Algonquin College instructor and her students experimenting in the classroom
Algonquin College employees celebrating their selection as one of the National Capital Region's Top Employers in 2015
Algonquin College instructors and students at the Community Giveback Day

Highlights

Industry Post Secondary Schools, Colleges
Established in Canada 1967
Full-time employees in Canada 1,321
Part-time employees in Canada 2,078
Average age of employees in Canada 44
Longest serving employee 40 years
Long-term savings defined-benefit (DB) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Alternative work options 35-hour work week (with full pay), shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, telecommuting, reduced summer hours, earned days off program
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 24 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring
Scope of charitable involvement local, national, international
Employee charitable involvement employees receive paid time off to volunteer

The Career Directory

Algonquin College of Applied Arts & Technology has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Post Secondary Schools, Colleges
Full-time employees in Canada 1,321
Part-time employees in Canada 2,078
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Starting salary $35K to $40K
Work perks health benefits for new employees, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

Academic fields recruited


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