Careers at Continuing Studies

Staff opportunities

Continuing Studies at UVic is a great place to work. You will enjoy a strong benefits package, including:

  • competitive pay
  • generous paid vacation time
  • a hybrid work arrangement
  • terrific dental and health benefits
  • a pension plan
  • funding for career development
  • a discounted state-of-the-art gym membership
  • and more!

The University of Victoria is one of the largest employers in Victoria. UVic has been recognized as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers and Greenest Employers, and it has also made the Forbes list of Canada's Best Employers.

UVic employer of choice

Current openings at Continuing Studies:

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No postings at this time.    

For a full list of current staff postings at the University of Victoria, please visit the UVic Careers page.

Instructor opportunities

Continuing Studies courses cover a breadth of subjects, from music history to computer programming. If you have expertise in a particular subject and a passion to teach others, please contact the program coordinator of the program you're interested in teaching for. Please see our full list of programs and all our topic areas. As well we have a current need for instructors in the following topics: 

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Community Arts Instructors

We are seeking Community Arts Instructors to run courses this winter, 2023. This includes courses in photography, drawing, painting, design, music, theatre, writing, art history, and more. Courses proposed can be offered online or in person.

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Noon on Oct. 5, 2022 
World Languages - Dutch 

We are currently seeking instructors for the evening sections of Dutch: Introductory, Beginner and Intermediate September - December 2022 term. Each of these sections are offered two hours a week over ten weeks in an online synchronous format.

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Open until filled

Online Instructor
Palliative Care Pharmacy

We are seeking an instructor to teach our online asynchronous Palliative Care Pharmacy course.

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Open until filled

Academic Advisory Committee Members
Current Concepts in Dentistry

We are seeking dental professionals including general dentists, dental specialists, certified dental assistants, and dental hygienists to serve on the Academic Advisory Committee to participate in program planning and delivery of the Current Concepts in Dentistry program.

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Open until filled
French Language offerings

We are currently seeking instructors to join our team of French language instructors to teach courses in the Comprehensive French Series, the French Language Conversation Classes and La Maison Française. Note: this posting requires native-level fluency in French and previous language teaching experience in a classroom setting for adult learners.

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Open until filled

English Language Centre opportunities

One of the most valuable experiences that we offer international students at the English Language Centre (ELC) is the opportunity to interact with native speakers of English. During our programs, we try to connect ELC students with Canadians in a variety of ways and are always looking for new volunteers.

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Cultural Assistant

We are looking to expand our team of dynamic Cultural Assistants (CA) who help to facilitate socio-cultural experiences for EAL students.

CAs organize events and guide English Language Centre activities—but that's not all… they bring fun and energy to everything they do to keep ELC students smiling, safe and loving life!

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June 30, 2022

Virtual volunteer opportunity for current UVic students

Are you a current UVic student looking for a volunteer experience where you can connect with people from around the world, while building your international communication and leadership skills?

As an online Café Social volunteer, you will work with trained UVic facilitators as you support UVic students in English as an Additional Language (EAL) programs by participating in online English conversation activities, games and trivia challenges. 

Visit Volunteering at the ELC for more info.

In-person volunteer

Volunteer opportunities include:

  • Conversation Club Partner
  • ELC Learning Centre Volunteer
  • Classroom Volunteer

Visit Volunteering at the ELC for more info.


Homestay host

The UVic Homestay program is looking for new hosts. If you have ever considered hosting an international student, contact us! Our award-winning program staff will support you every step of the way so that you can enjoy this rewarding cultural experience, while receiving a monthly payment of $950 CAD. Host payments will increase to $1,095/month on Sept. 1, 2022, and to $1,260/month on Jan. 1, 2023.

Visit Become a homestay host for more info.