Bow Valley College
Bow Valley College employees at the Calgary Stampede Parade

Recognized as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2017)

Here are some of the reasons why Bow Valley College was selected as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2017):

  • Bow Valley College maintains a flexible health benefits plan, allowing employees to customize levels of coverage to suit their personal needs as well as transfer unused credits to additional salary or savings -- and enables employees to further top up coverage through a health spending account of up to $625 per year
  • Employees working on campus at Bow Valley College can take advantage of a number of onsite amenities including a quiet room for meditation and relaxation, a cafeteria (featuring healthy and special diet menus) and subsidized access to an onsite fitness facility
  • In addition to 3 weeks of starting vacation allowance, Bow Valley College employees receive paid time off during the winter holidays, and, depending on the employee group, can schedule additional time away with up to 11 paid personal days
Bow Valley College's South Campus is directly accessible by Calgary's C-Train   (Photo credit: David S. Troyer)

Highlights

Industry Post Secondary, College
Established in Canada 1965
Major Canadian hiring locations Calgary AB
Full-time employees in Canada 593
Part-time employees in Canada 607
Average age of employees in Canada 44
Longest serving employee 37 years
Long-term savings defined-benefit (DB) pension
Health spending account up to $625 each year
Alternative work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, telecommuting
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 36 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring
Scope of charitable involvement local, national, international

The Career Directory

Bow Valley College has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Bow Valley College employees taking part in the Calgary Stampede Parade

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Post Secondary, College
Major Canadian hiring locations Calgary AB
Full-time employees in Canada 500 to 750
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Academic Advising Representative, Accounts Payable Assistant, Accounts Receivable Assistant, Administrative Assistant, Admissions Representative, Admissions Officer, Assistant to the Dean, Events and Office Administrator, Library Assistant, Receptionist, Records Assistant
Starting salary $40K to $45K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, 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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