Bow Valley College
Bow Valley College employee  

Recognized as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2023):

Here are some of the reasons why Bow Valley College was selected as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2023):

  • Bow Valley College helps employees plan for life after work through a defined benefit pension plan and offers phased-in retirement work options to help ease the transition
  • Bow Valley College starts new employees with three weeks of paid vacation (faculty start with seven weeks and non-union employees with four weeks) and offers additional time off between the Christmas and New Year's holidays along with 11 paid personal days
  • Bow Valley College encourages a culture of continuous learning with free tuition for courses related to their current position -- and employees may apply for coverage of courses not directly related to their current position
Staff members at Bow Valley College take a break on a patio on campus  


Industry Post-secondary education
Established in Canada 1965
Publicly traded yes
Major Canadian hiring locations Calgary AB
Full-time employees in Canada 592
Part-time employees in Canada 559
Average age of employees in Canada 45 years
Longest serving employee 42 years
Benefits note Bow Valley College has multiple employee groups, the following programs and policies may vary by position
Hybrid work piloting (at time of writing) a new flexible work policy that includes up to 100 per cent offsite, fully onsite or a hybrid option
Flexible work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, telecommuting, defined-benefit (DB) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 81.63% of the premiums
Maternity top-up (mothers) up to 95% of salary for 16 weeks
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 24 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities

The Career Directory

Bow Valley College has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Bow Valley College employee, Amy, is a member of the college's green committee

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Post-secondary education
Full-time employees in Canada 501 to 750
Major Canadian hiring locations Calgary AB
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, in-house career planning services
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions International Application/Enrolment Support, Cyber Security Analyst, Cyber Security, Service Desk Analyst, Alumni Engagement Officer
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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