Why Work at Pearson College UWC?
Pearson College UWC is a unique and vibrant Canadian educational institution — and a fulfilling place to work! We offer all employees a competitive compensation and benefits package, including opportunities for professional development. Pearson College UWC welcomes qualified applications from individuals with a diverse array of backgrounds. For inquiries regarding employment at the College, please contact our Human Resources department by email. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.
What We Do
As one of 17 UWC (United World Colleges) schools, our mission is aligned with that of the UWC: “To make education a force to unite people, nations and cultures for peace and a sustainable future.”
The College welcomes these students regardless of their socio-economic background, politics, religion, ethnicity, language or gender. Our education actively promotes intercultural understanding and the development of genuine concern for others, founded on shared life experiences and cooperative, residential living. The experiential education program is intense and rigorous, designed to support students to become emerging leaders who understand that change is possible through skilled dialogue, courageous action and a determination to make situations better — whether local, national or international in scope.
With this intentionally diverse population of students, the College builds a purposeful and highly experiential program. Much of what we do focuses on getting to know and understand each other. This begins with each student sharing a room with three others—four students who likely come from four different countries, with four different first languages, four different religious backgrounds, four different food cultures and four different musical genre preferences. Through this challenging living model, they learn one of the College’s most important lessons: tolerance.
As Lester B. Pearson himself once said, “How can there be peace without people understanding each other; and how can this be if they don’t know each other?”
Where Are We Located?
Located in a beautiful wilderness setting near Victoria on Vancouver Island, and on the unceded territory of the Scia’new (Beecher Bay) First Nation, Pearson College UWC is one of 17 UWC (United World Colleges) located around the world.
Current job postings
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Pearson College UWC is recruiting for an outstanding Finance Assistant, Accounts Receivable to join the Finance Team.
In support of the College’s Finance team, the Finance Assistant, Accounts Receivable (AR) processes financial transactions within the Raiser’s Edge and Financial Edge systems, along with reconciling various accounts and producing a variety of reconciling reports.
The Financial Assistant AR, will be a point of contact for staff and students and will work with them directly to ensure accuracy of data, respond to a variety of account enquiries and effectively communicate College policies and procedures.
Read the full job description here.