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Frequently Asked Questions

Bow Valley College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Can I contact the hiring manager or recruiter before I submit my resume?

Even though we would like to speak to everyone due to the large volume of applications we receive only those selected for an interview or phone screen will be contacted.

How long will it be before I am contacted after submitting my application?

Typically, if you are shortlisted we will contact you between one and three weeks of the position closing date to conduct a phone screen or arrange an interview.

How can I confirm that Bow Valley College received my resume?

Once you have submitted your resume to us, you will receive an automatic email confirming that your application has been received.

Can I send my resume via email, fax or drop it off in person?

The most effective way to be considered for open positions is to apply online through our careers page

How do I get to Bow Valley College? Where do I park when I come to Bow Valley College?

Whether you plan on driving or taking public transportation, getting to College is easy. Visit our Parking and Transportation page for full details.

Steps in the hiring process

What you can expect when you apply at Bow Valley College

Posting closes

After the posting closes, the resumes are then shortlisted and the top qualified candidates are contacted for a phone interview or scheduled for a face-to-face interview. The deadline to submit your application for any posting with a closing date is at the end of the business day.

Reference check

We typically request at least two to three professional references from direct or indirect supervisors.


All candidates that were invited for a face-to-face interview will be notified on the final outcome of the position.  This can take up to three weeks after the interviews have been completed.