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BCIT's human resources professionals are committed to supporting current and prospective employees to achieve their professional and personal goals. Our team of professionals works towards promoting best practices and positive employee relations in an inclusive environment.

          

We have been selected as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers for the last two years and BC's Top Employers for four years in a row. Find out why. 

The employees of the Human Resources Department share a common purpose: to provide consultative support services in the areas of recruitment, salary and benefits administration, employee training and organizational development, employee advisory services, labour relations, and employee record systems.

HR Reception

Responsible for responding to general inquires regarding employee benefits, extended health and dental claims and cards, Fair Pharmacare, emergency travel assistance, HR documents and forms.

Jessica Bowal, HR Assistant
604-432-8384
HR Assistant, General Inquiries
604-432-8384

Advisory Services

The Advisory Services team provides a range of human resources services for employees and managers including advice on recruitment and selection, collective agreement interpretation, HR planning, job classification, benefits administration and career development. Each department or school is assigned an Advisor, Recruiter Specialist, and Coordinator. Please contact your HR team [PDF] directly for assistance.

Tanya Prevost, Advisor
604-451-6791
Meena Hundle, Advisor
604-432-8616
Steve Desabrais, Advisor
604-412-7498
TBA, Advisor
604-432-8824
May Chu, Recruitment Specialist
604-456-8037
Britney MacInnis, Recruitment Specialist 604-432-8894
Aaesha Awan, Recruitment Assistant
604-431-4921
TBA, Coordinator
604-451-6840
Mark Mendoza, Coordinator
604-453-4068
Pardeep Padda, Coordinator
604-451-6840

Auxiliary Services

Auxiliary Services recruits candidates for administrative and trades positions and coordinates temporary placements due to supported leave and temporary work assignments.

Pamela Smith, Recruitment Specialist 
604-412-7547  

Labour Relations

Labour Relations works with the unions and management to facilitate constructive and expeditious resolution of issues regarding collective agreements, policies, legislation, grievances and collective bargaining.

TBD, Senior Consultant
604-451-6857
Katie Cobban, Consultant              
604-431-4996
Stephanie Low,Consultant 604-456-8068
Jennifer Lo, Assistant 
604-431-4920

Organizational Development

Organization Development offers a range of support services regarding leadership and management development, team building, change management, group facilitation, career counselling and professional development funding.

Lisa Ryan, Director, Organizational Development        
604-432-8897    
Laura Triay, Coordinator, Organizational Development
604-432-8342

Part-time Studies Benefits and Retirements

Our Part-time Studies Benefits Team specializes in coordinating and managing benefits and retirements for part-time studies instructors and faculty.

Heather Thomas, Pension & Benefits Specialist
604-432-8596

Systems and Skills Training

The Systems and Skills Training Team provides HR related information and metrics to BCIT and external agencies, and systems expertise, training and services for HR related technology and core BCIT software. We also coordinate recruitment testing.

Marcus Lee, Advisor, Analytics                       
604-432-8591
Learning Lab
 

Total Compensation & Analytics

The Total Compensation team develops and manages programs regarding competitive compensation, benefits, sick leave management, job evaluation systems and wellness initiatives.

David Larade, Manager
604-412-7454
Sally Olarte, Advisor, Total Compensation
604-456-8042
Marcus Lee, Advisor, Analytics 604-432-8591
Heather Thomas, Pension & Benefits Specialist 604-432-8596
Brian McNeill, Assistant,Short Term Illness & Disability Management
604-456-8005
Wendy McLeod, Assistant, Total Compensation & Analytics
604-432-8593

Director, Human Resources

Jennifer Walker, Director                                     
604-432-8476
Jennifer Lo, Assistant
604-431-4920

Information Access and Privacy

Cynthia Kent, Associate Director, Privacy                   
604-432-8508


Vice President, Human Resources & People Development

Ana Lopez, Vice President                               
604-432-8893
Ingrid Friesen, Assistant
604-451-6792