Program Assistant – Justice Institute of BC (New Westminster, BC)

Justice Institute of BC


Program Assistant

November 26, 2020


We invite applications for the regular, full-time position of Program Assistant in the Fire & Safety Division.   Reporting to the Program Manager, Business Development, this position is permanently based at our New Westminster Campus, with occasional travel to the Maple Ridge Campus.   Currently, due to COVID 19 protocols, this position may work remotely.

Justice Institute of British Columbia:
Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC) is Canada’s leading public safety educator with a mission to develop dynamic justice and public safety professionals through its exceptional applied education, training and research. JIBC offers internationally recognized education that leads to certificates, diplomas, bachelor’s degrees and graduate certificates; exceptional continuing education for work and career-related learning and development; and customized contract training to government agencies and private organizations worldwide. Each year, over 36,000 students study at one of JIBC’s six campuses in B.C., through online education, and at locations in more than 150 BC communities, as well as sites across Canada and around the world. Our education contributes to safer communities and a more just society by providing professionals with the knowledge, skills and abilities to excel at every stage of their careers and make a difference every day.

Position Summary:
Are you energetic, service-oriented, and passionate about public safety? If yes, this position may be a great fit for you.  You will work in a team environment to provide administrative support to facilitate the delivery of Fire & Safety Division programs and courses, and work collaboratively with the Program Manager and Program Planner to support contract and tuition programming.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Secondary school graduation plus three (3) years of related office experience, or an acceptable equivalent  combination of education, training and experience;
  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office software, including Word, Excel and Outlook;
  • Knowledge and proficiency of Blackboard Learning Management, Adobe Software, Colleague (or similar SIS),, and Questionmark is a definite asset;

Please visit our website at for a more detailed job posting.

We offer a total compensation package that includes Extended Health and Dental Benefits, and enrollment in the Municipal Pension Plan after six months.   In addition, we offer 15 vacation days annually (pro-rated in first year), as well as generous other leave entitlements.

Salary Range:            
$43,163 to $46,146 annually (BCGEU Salary Grid 9) – 35 hour work week

Posting Date:            
November 26, 2020

Closing Date:             
December 11, 2020 (applications will be reviewed as they are received)

Please submit a resume/CV and cover letter, quoting Competition #20-50A via email to Human Resources at 

Justice Institute of British Columbia is an equal opportunity employer and is interested in broadening the diversity of its staff. We encourage applications from visible minorities, Indigenous peoples and persons with disabilities.

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