Langara College Careers and Employment
Work happinessScores based on about 13 responses to Indeed's survey on work happiness
- Company size1,001 to 5,000
- Revenue$130m to $650m (CAD)
Langara College is a public degree-granting college in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada which serves approximately 21,000 students annually through its university, career, and continuing studies programs. In 1970, Vancouver City College opened its West 49th Avenue campus. On April 1, 1994, Langara College was established as an independent public college under the Provincial College and Institute Act.
Salary estimated from 729 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed.
Langara is a great place for early and mid career individuals. It is friendly, open, supportive and invested in helping newhires succeed. However, like many post secondary institutions, declining govt funding and increasing international student demand has caused much growth and adjustment over the past 5 years. Huge student enrollment and lack of planning how to anticipate and manage has caused many divides across the college as well as put pressure on systems upgrading. Progress is slow, bit it is positive.
You can work from home or in-office depending on the job-type. Work environment is good but some hiring staff (including managers) are not fair and not worth to be worked with again.
The job is fun and everyone is so kind and approachable. The management's expectations, directions, and orientation are clear. You get paid on time though the pay is a little bit over minimum wage. The managers are very organized and the activities are well planned. You get a small group to lead so you don't need to be constantly counting the students. Having worked at another school doing similar work, I would much prefer Langara College.
Great place to work. Enjoy working with different teams, services, and technologies. Lots of turnover here. Little opportunity for advancement. Hard to get decisions made. Most of the leaders I report have limited knowledge of my work and so people and culture drive decisions more than effectiveness, efficiency, and innovation best practices. Lots of external leaders being hired; overwhelmed with information and push to deliver on goals their managers have been unable to deliver. Tension and stress is transferred a lot to the teams they manage. Plenty of opportunities to dive deeper into your area of expertise but hard to get noticed. I love it here but will have to look elsewhere for advancement opportunities.
Working as a TA was an enjoyable experience. I felt that I was fairly compensated and enjoyed being able to help students grasp complex topics. I would highly suggest becoming a TA at Langara.
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