Capilano University
Capilano University employee works with a student in the Ts̓zil Learning Centre on campus  

Recognized as one of BC's Top Employers (2024):

Here are some of the reasons why Capilano University was selected as one of BC's Top Employers (2024):

  • Capilano University offers a robust financial health program with workshops on topics such as savings strategies, retirement planning, pensions, and tax strategies -- and helps provide long-term peace of mind with employer contributions to a defined benefit pension plan
  • In keeping with its raison d'être, Capilano University offers paid educational leave in support of ongoing education, ranging from two to 52 weeks, depending on employee group
  • Along with maternity and parental leave top-up, Capilano University makes it a little easier for new parents to return to work with onsite child care and a variety of flexible work options, including hybrid and remote work options, flexible hours, and a modified work week option
Staff enjoy Capilano University's annual employee breakfast  

Highlights

Industry Post secondary schools, university
Established in Canada 1968
Major Canadian locations North Vancouver BC, Sechelt BC
Full-time employees in Canada 650
Part-time employees in Canada 609
Average age of employees in Canada 48 years
Longest serving employee 48 years
Benefits note Capilano University has multiple employee groups, the following programs and policies may vary by position
Flexible work options hybrid work option, flexible work hours, 35-hour work week (with full pay), compressed work week, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), telecommuting
Long-term savings defined-benefit (DB) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 80% of the premiums
Mental health practitioner benefit up to $200 each year
Maternity top-up (mothers) up to 75% of salary for 15 weeks
Parental top-up (mothers) up to 75% of salary for 35 weeks
Parental top-up (fathers) up to 75% of salary for 35 weeks
Adoption top-up up to 75% of salary for 35 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
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, mentoring, leadership development programs
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

Capilano University has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Recent graduates of Capilano University

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Post secondary schools, university
Full-time employees in Canada 501 to 750
Major Canadian locations North Vancouver BC, Sechelt BC
Student opportunities paid internships
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 Research Assistant, Student Employee, Departmental Assistant, Financial Analyst, Marketing Specialist, Facilities Worker, Film Technician
Starting salary $40K to $50K
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

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