INSTRUCTIONAL PRODUCTS AND PROGRAMS ASSISTANT
Paragon Testing Enterprises
Vancouver, BC
PARAGON TESTING ENTERPRISES operates in the highly competitive and rapidly growing industry for English proficiency tests and their instructional products and services. As a subsidiary of The University of British Columbia located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Paragon aspires for its tests to become the Canadian tests of choice for immigration to Canada and for admission to Canadian universities and colleges via the implementation of cutting-edge practices; our drive for excellence and maximizing potential and expertise.

POSITION SUMMARY:
The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting Paragon’s Instructional Products & Programs (IPP) unit by helping with tasks required to successfully develop test preparation materials and administer preparation programs at Paragon. While this position may include some teaching, its primary focus is on providing support to developers and instructors.

This position reports to the Manager, Instructional Products & Programs.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Input content in a variety of e-learning software and platforms.
  • Assist with video and audio editing.
  • Support online webinars and courses delivered by the IPP unit as required.
  • Process applications and update registration lists.
  • Conduct research regarding competing products and programs.
  • Package and move boxes with instructional materials as required.
  • Carry out administrative tasks such as data entry, filing, copying, scanning, etc.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Familiarity with Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat
  • Experience with web conferencing software
  • Experience working in a dynamic, team-oriented environment
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Undergraduate degree from an accredited university in education, communications, English, or a related field
  • At least one year of ESL/EFL teaching experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient at MS Word and PowerPoint
  • Must be eligible to work in Canada
Start date: November 2019
Salary: Commensurate with candidate’s qualifications
Employment type: Permanent, full-time
Competition closing date: Until position filled
Location of position: Broadway Tech Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada