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The Coordinator, Learning and Teaching provides coordination and support for the BCcampus Learning and Teaching team, our partner groups, and all our activities that advance effective and inclusive teaching and learning practices in the B.C. post-secondary system. This role is for someone who is comfortable managing various evolving priorities, is adept in a variety of administrative functions, and is keen on contributing to multiple concurrent projects. They are a creative problem solver who enjoys working in a values-driven, energetic, learning-focused workplace. 

This position reports to the Director, Learning and Teaching and works with other BCcampus staff, as well as educators and academic support staff from partner institutions.

Position Outcomes:

  • Assist with coordinating operations and activities of the Learning and Teaching team, including process documentation and improvement, scheduling, project tracking, and file management
  • Assist with planning and delivery of online and face-to-face events and offerings
  • Collect, maintain and report data on all research activities, events, and offerings for the purposes of planning, reporting, and communication
  • Assist with research using both primary and secondary sources. Support writing and editing tasks,including reviewing citations, formatting, and syntax  
  • Assist with coordinating provincial groups sponsored by BCcampus, including communications, scheduling, meeting supports, relationship management, updating web properties, and current membership records
  • Participate in BCcampus internal learning groups and events

Experience & Education:

  • Experience working and/or learning in the B.C. post-secondary system is an asset

Competencies:

  • High attention to detail and excellent organization skills
  • Demonstrated skill and comfort using a variety of online communication and productivity tools, specifically Zoom, MS Teams, Excel, Word, SharePoint, WordPress, and Google tools. Experience with learning technologies (e.g, Moodle, Kaltura) is an asset
  • Resourceful, collaborative problem-solver and learner
  • Effective communicator and relationship builder
  • Works well in a context that is often fast paced, changing, and ambiguous 

EDI statement 

BCcampus is committed to inclusion. From the workplace to our learning spaces, we value diversity and are actively working to decolonize our organization and the ways in which we collaborate with others. We believe that a more diverse team will help us better support the individuals and communities we work with. Our definitions for this work are as follows:

Equity is the absence of barriers that exclude people with non-dominant or marginalized lived experiences, perspectives, and identities. We recognize that everyone is not starting from the same place and that there is a need for intentional interventions to allow people who experience exclusion to be present and contribute.

Diversity is the presence of people in a group with a variety of lived experiences, perspectives, and identities that may include (but are not limited to) race, ethnicity, colour, ancestry, place of origin, political beliefs, religion, marital status, family status, ability, sex, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, age, and class and/or socioeconomic status. We recognize that these categories are not fixed or independent of each other. They are fluid and can intersect in all sorts of ways. We respect an individual’s right to self-identification and affirm that no one way of being is intrinsically superior to another.

Inclusion is the practice of creating and sustaining environments and communities in which everyone feels welcomed, valued, respected, and empowered to participate fully and authentically in ways that work for them.

We encourage applications from members of groups with historical and/or current barriers to equity, including but not limited to:

  • First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples, and all other Indigenous peoples;
  • members of groups that commonly experience discrimination due to race, ancestry, colour, religion and/or spiritual beliefs, or place of origin;
  • persons with visible and/or invisible (physical and/or mental) disabilities;
  • persons who identify as women; and
  • persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions.

We recognize that many of these identities intersect and that therefore, equity, diversity and inclusion can be complex. We value the contributions that each person brings, and are committed to ensuring full and equal participation for all in our community.

You may notice this position does not require a university degree. We are conscious that many people experience barriers to post-secondary education. And while we place a high value on education, we are actively examining our role in perpetuating credentialism. It may be that for some candidates, getting a degree helped them achieve the competencies this role requires, whereas others may have gained this experience in other ways.

What it’s like to work at BCcampus

BCcampus has two physical office locations, one in downtown Victoria and one in downtown Vancouver. At this time, both are closed due to the pandemic. In the future, we anticipate that BCcampus employees will have the option of working in one of these spaces or continuing to work remotely.

BCcampus is supportive of high quality of life: we enjoy a 35-hour work week, have options for flexible work schedules, and take five weeks of vacation per year.

Compensation

The salary range for this position is: $64,973 – $71,677 annually.

In addition, BCcampus employees receive 5% of their salary in lieu of pension contribution and are provided extended health and dental benefits.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and CV as a single PDF with your name in the file name to: jobs@bccampus.ca

This is a full-time one-year term position with the possibility of renewal based on funding and need.


BCcampus

At BCcampus our mandate is to provide teaching, learning, educational technology, and open education support to the post-secondary institutions of B.C. Ultimately, our goal is to improve student learning. Our operational methodology falls somewhere between a government agency and an agile start-up, ensuring we’re consistently demonstrating our flexible, responsive approach to improving the teaching and learning landscape of B.C.