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NAIT / Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
NAIT Cohort of staff completing a Mental Health First Aid training course

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

Here are some of the reasons why NAIT / Northern Alberta Institute of Technology was selected as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2017):

  • NAIT employees working on campus can take advantage of many onsite amenities including a quiet room for meditation or religious observance, multiple indoor lounges which may feature television, video games, pool tables or table tennis, and a state-of-the-art fitness facility complete with basketball, squash and racquetball courts, a climbing wall, an indoor running track and a sauna
  • NAIT provides maternity leave top-up payments for employees who are new mothers (up to 95% of salary for up to 16 weeks) and offers a number of flexible work options when they are ready to return
  • NAIT encourages employees to lead healthy, active lives, offering health and wellness spending accounts and monthly staff wellness sessions on a variety of topics including healthy eating, relationships and mindfulness
NAIT instructor and student

Highlights

Industry Post Secondary, College
Established in Canada 1962
Major Canadian hiring locations Edmonton AB
Full-time employees in Canada 2,103
Part-time employees in Canada 1,286
Average age of employees in Canada 44.4
Longest serving employee 48.7 years
Long-term savings defined-benefit (DB) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 62% of the premiums
Health spending account up to $650 each year
Alternative work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, 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 12 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
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer

The Career Directory

NAIT / Northern Alberta Institute of Technology has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
NAIT employees enjoying Zorb ball sports at the staff Professional Development Day

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Post Secondary, College
Major Canadian hiring locations Edmonton AB
Full-time employees in Canada 1,000 to 2,500
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
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $5,000 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Typical new grad positions Instructor, Help Desk Analyst, Administrative Support
Starting salary $55K to $60K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, transit subsidies
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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