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Careers at VCC

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Who we are

For over 50 years, VCC has been a leader in innovative, experiential post-secondary learning. We're one of B.C's top employers and we are proud to inspire a new generation of students to discover their passions, gain essential skills, and learn what it takes to succeed in a competitive workforce.

Empowered People and Inclusive Culture

At VCC, we believe that true progress cannot be made without also furthering equity, accessibility, and reconciliation. These values have strongly informed our vision for the future and continue to guide our day-to-day decisions and actions to provide innovative and accessible programming and services committed to inclusion, wellness, and development for all students and employees.

Why work at VCC?

  •   Benefits and Your Total Compensation Package
    In addition to a competitive salary, VCC offers excellent benefit plans including health and welfare benefits, income protection, and Employee and Family Assistance programs that are available 24/7 when you and your family need them. Family Friendly Benefits include generous top-ups for maternity and parental leaves, on-site daycare at our Broadway Campus and other time-off benefits.
  •   Retirement and Savings Plans
    VCC offers generous employer-sponsored defined benefit pension plans. Employee contribution rates vary between plans and VCC also contributes on behalf of employees. The College also provides Group RRSPs and Savings Plans.
  •   Work Life Balance and Time-Off
    Understanding that everyone has different needs, VCC offers flexible and hybrid work arrangements for employees where possible and provides ample vacation entitlements, additional statutory holidays, and a paid break during the holiday closure. While vacation entitlements vary by employee group, the minimum annual paid vacation allotment for employees is 3.4 weeks with faculty members earning up to 44 days of paid vacation.
  •  Location
    VCC’s Downtown and Broadway campuses are conveniently located on bus and SkyTrain routes. Both campuses have student-run cafeterias and services.
  •  Mental Health and Well-being
    VCC is committed to supporting the mental health and well-being of our employees. Our Mental Health and Well-being framework will guide us in our efforts in promoting mental health at VCC.  To support our organization in this commitment, VCC has invested in Not Myself Today®, a workplace mental health initiative from the Canadian Mental Health Association, as well as other mental health and well-being initiatives.
  •   Learning for Life
    At VCC, we strive to be “The first choice for innovative, experiential learning for life.” And this applies to our employees as well as students. Employees are encouraged to take advantage of our generous professional and career development opportunities, including professional development funds and leaves, tuition fee waivers, LinkedIn Learning courses, and other leadership development opportunities.

Careers at VCC

VCC offers rewarding careers in our support staff, faculty, and administrative employee groups.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Log into our Careers site at careers.vcc.ca
  2. Look through all our postings or search through specific areas that you are interested in: Faculty, Support Staff or Administrative Staff (Excluded).
  3. Click on the “Apply for the Job” button on the position that you are interested in and either “Login” if you have already applied for VCC jobs previously or “Create an Account”.
  4. Once you have created an account, you can apply to the role you are interested in by answering some required questions, uploading your cover letter, resume and supporting documents.
  5. You will receive an automated email if your application has been successfully submitted.
  6. Please keep in mind that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applying for multiple jobs

You can apply to multiple jobs once you have created your account.
Please keep in mind that your application is reviewed independently based on your qualifications for each job.

You cannot apply in person.
The only way to apply for jobs at VCC is through our VCC Careers site. If accessibility is an issue, please contact us.

  1. Once you have applied to a specific posting and the posting has closed, your resume will be reviewed by a Hiring and Selection Committee. If you are shortlisted to move forward in the recruitment process, you will be contacted. 
  2. Please be aware that some jobs may require an assessment. If you are successful in completing the assessment, we will invite you for a selection committee interview.  Please click on the “Will I be required to complete an assessment” FAQ to learn more.
  3. If you are successful in the interview, the final step in our process is to check references. After this final step, we will contact you to inform you of the status of your application.

For support staff positions, internal applicants are given first consideration before external applicants.

As we receive a high volume of applications, we are not able to contact unsuccessful applicants; however, we encourage you to apply for future opportunities that you may be qualified for.

Applications are reviewed after the posting closing date. Each posting will be open for a minimum of 10 business days and may remain open until the position is filled. The typical timeline is between four to eight weeks but may vary. We appreciate your patience and thank you for taking the time to apply to VCC.

VCC is committed to cultivating an accessible work environment based on our values of diversity, equity, and inclusion that reflects our students, our employees, our partners, and our community.  If you are an applicant requiring an accommodation, please email us so we can work with you to meet your accessibility needs.

If you are invited to move forward in our process, you may be asked to complete an assessment. Please keep in mind that assessments vary according to the job.

To successfully complete the assessment, please ensure you have the following:

  • Computer with a full keyboard is recommended
  • A stable internet connection
  • Up to date web browser
  • Mobile devices are not suitable for assessment purposes

Please let us know if you require accommodation prior to taking the assessment.

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