Douglas College
Employee ambassadors at Douglas College  

Recognized as one of BC's Top Employers

Here are some of the reasons why Douglas College was selected as one of BC's Top Employers (2018):

  • Douglas College employees enjoy the benefits of campus life, including a variety of onsite eating options, discounts at local restaurants and free memberships to the college's fully-equipped fitness facilities
  • Douglas College supports its new moms and dads (including adoptive parents) with generous maternity and parental leave top-up payments (varying with employee group) -- and offers the convenience of an onsite daycare centre when they're ready to return to work
  • In keeping with its primary role, Douglas College also encourages employees to continue their education with full tuition subsidies for courses both related and not directly related to their position, as well as offering a variety of in-house training programs
Members of a department at Douglas College in the college's concourse   (Photo credit: Elaine Innes)

Highlights

Industry Post Secondary Schools, College
Established in Canada 1970
Major Canadian hiring locations New Westminster BC, Coquitlam BC
Full-time employees in Canada 927
Part-time employees in Canada 1,094
Average age of employees in Canada 44 years
Longest serving employee 45 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 flexible work hours, 35-hour work week (with full pay), compressed work week
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
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

Douglas College has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Douglas College employee

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Post Secondary Schools, College
Major Canadian hiring locations New Westminster BC, Coquitlam BC
Full-time employees in Canada 750 to 1,000
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
Typical new grad positions Program Assistant, Departmental Assistant
Starting salary $35K to $40K
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

Academic fields recruited


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