University of the Fraser Valley / UFV
University of the Fraser Valley employees in the school's research office

Recognized as one of BC's Top Employers

Here are some of the reasons why University of the Fraser Valley / UFV was selected as one of BC's Top Employers (2018):

  • University of the Fraser Valley supports its new moms with maternity and parental leave top-up payments (for 52 weeks) as well as providing new dads, and adoptive parents, with generous parental leave top-ups (to 85% of salary for 35 weeks)
  • University of the Fraser Valley helps employees plan for the longer term with retirement planning assistance, generous contributions to a defined benefit pension plan, and phased-in retirement work options for employees transitioning into life after work
  • As part of its raison d'ĂȘtre, University of the Fraser Valley encourages lifelong learning with tuition subsidies for courses directly and indirectly related to an employees' current role, subsidies for professional accreditation and a variety of in-house and online training programs
University of the Fraser Valley employees running the candy bar at an employee barbecue

Highlights

Industry Post Secondary Schools, University
Established in Canada 1974
Major Canadian hiring locations Abbotsford BC, Chilliwack BC, Mission BC
Full-time employees in Canada 811
Part-time employees in Canada 314
Average age of employees in Canada 49.04 years
Longest serving employee 40.64 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
Health spending account up to $1,000 each year
Alternative work options flexible work hours, 35-hour work week (with full pay), shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, telecommuting, reduced summer hours
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 24 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, leadership training
Scope of charitable involvement local
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities

The Career Directory

University of the Fraser Valley / UFV has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
University of the Fraser Valley employee participating in Pink Shirt Day

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Post Secondary Schools, University
Major Canadian hiring locations Abbotsford BC, Chilliwack BC, Mission BC
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 Assistant, Coordinator, Manager, Advisor
Starting salary $40K to $45K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, 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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