NorQuest College
NorQuest College faculty member engages a group of adult learners at the college's Edmonton campus  

Recognized as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2022):

Here are some of the reasons why NorQuest College was selected as one of Alberta's Top Employers (2022):

  • NorQuest College increased coverage for mental health services over the past year (from $1,500 to $2,000) and offers wellness-related programming and resources to help employees prioritize their health and well-being (annual health clinic assessments, weekly massage therapy appointments, mental health breaks, and fitness challenges)
  • NorQuest College takes a thoughtful approach when helping employees manage unexpected challenges, offering compassionate leave top-up for those called upon to care for a loved one (to 100 per cent of salary for up to four weeks)
NorQuest College staff and students at the college's annual road hockey tournament  

Highlights

Industry Post-secondary education
Established in Canada 1965
Major Canadian hiring locations Whitecourt AB, Drayton Valley AB, Wetaskiwin AB, Edmonton AB
Full-time employees in Canada 769
Part-time employees in Canada 211
Average age of employees in Canada 43.6 years
Longest serving employee 36.6 years
Benefits note NorQuest College has multiple employee groups, the following programs and policies may vary by position
Long-term savings defined-benefit (DB) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 62% of the premiums
Health spending account up to $747 each year
Mental health practitioner benefit up to $2,000 each year
Flexible work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, telecommuting
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, leadership training
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $2,500 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Employee charitable involvement employees receive paid time off to volunteer

COVID-19

Pandemic response provided computer and office equipment from campus to enable remote work, offered work from home reimbursements to cover expenses such as internet, cell phones and office supplies, created online community support groups to help families adapt to homeschooling, share information on wellness and home office set up, and to help employees stay connected

The Career Directory

NorQuest College has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Vanyelle Behr, a graduate of NorQuest College, works as an instructor in the college's pharmacy technician program

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Post-secondary education
Full-time employees in Canada 751 to 1,000
Major Canadian hiring locations Whitecourt AB, Drayton Valley AB, Wetaskiwin AB, Edmonton AB
Student opportunities summer jobs
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $2,500 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Typical new grad positions Administrative Assistant, Administrator, Curriculum Designer, Social Worker, Student Advisor, Institutional Research Analyst, Business Analyst, Desktop Specialist, Circulation Technician, Library Services Assistant, Instructor, Human Resources Assistant, Graphic Designer
Starting salary $55K to $60K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, transit subsidies, employees receive paid time off to volunteer
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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