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Assistant, Program Development and Quality Assurance

Vice Provost & AVP Academic
Application deadline: December 16, 2022

Job Number:
Open Positions:
Salary Scale:
Staff Scale, Group 7
$4,156.72 - $4,974.23/Month

Job Summary:

The Program Development and Quality Assurance Assistant supports departments in building new programming and modifying existing programming for the university.

The Assistant, collects information from a variety of sources, conducts research, compiles labour force data, and assembles draft and final new program proposals and supporting material. The incumbent oversees meeting preparation, sources meeting materials through web connections as the meeting is in progress, records and distributes meeting minutes, and completes appropriate follow-up action items, including circulation of reports and other documents.

This role ensures smooth communication regarding new program proposals to the Deans’ offices, department heads, department assistants, Senate and Senate committees, and provides information, or refers on as appropriate.

For more information see Position Description link above.


  • Completion of a Bachelor of Arts, or Bachelor of Science Degree.
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience in a post-secondary or similarly complex organizational environment.
  • High level of expertise in Microsoft Office Professional (Teams, Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Familiarity with Blackboard is preferred.
  • Experience with Survey Monkey software preferred.
  • Ability to function with minimal supervision and meet strict deadlines.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and written and oral communication skills.
  • High level of organization and resourcefulness.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and maintain confidentiality.
  • Knowledge of UFV and BC Post-Secondary system an asset.

About UFV:

The University of the Fraser Valley is located on the traditional territory of the Halq'eméylem-speaking peoples. We express our gratitude and respect for the honour of living and working in Stó:lo Tém:éxw (Stó:lo Land; Stó:lo World). In all that we do, UFV strives to support and honour the Stó:lo peoples goals of self-determination and well-being on these lands. A commitment to Indigenization and Reconciliation is core to our institutional Vision and Integrated Strategic Plan: IYAQAWTXW — which means House of Transformation. This commitment includes the goal of centering Indigenous ways of knowing throughout our organization, recognizing our responsibilities to community, and a multi-year plan to increase the number of Indigenous faculty, staff, and administrators working at UFV.

UFV has four campus locations within the beautiful Fraser Valley in British Columbia. Recognized as one of BC's top employers, UFV offers a combination of career and lifestyle benefits. Join a team of 1,400 passionate professionals who value integrity, inclusivity and excellence. At UFV, you will serve a vibrant community, and shape the future of 15,000 students.

Indigenization, equity, and diversity are essential to our work as a university. A diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been historically underrepresented and marginalized. At UFV, we are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the community we proudly serve. We encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, members of groups that experience discrimination due to race, colour, place of origin, ancestry, and/or religion, persons who identify as women and 2SLGBTQ+, and persons with disabilities. We invite applicants to complete a confidential self-identification survey as part of the application process. All questions are voluntary, with an option to decline to answer.  Information will be used to support efforts to broaden the diversity of the recruitment process, and results are not shared with the selection committee.  Inquiries about the survey may be directed to careers@ufv.caLearn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In an effort to be both environmentally and fiscally responsible, UFV will contact only candidates receiving an interview. We thank all applicants for considering UFV for employment. Shortlisted applicants may be required to undergo a criminal record check and/ or a verification of their education credentials. 

UFV is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

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