People Services is dedicated to creating and delivering a comprehensive range of programs and services to ensure all employees at Okanagan College are supported in their professional growth and development.
People Services contributes to and supports the mission of Okanagan College in the following manner:
- We are dedicated to creating and delivering a comprehensive range of programs and services
- We strive to deliver professional and responsive service in a helpful and effective manner
- We are devoted to working with Faculty, Staff and Students in a collaborative, strategic fashion
- We support and encourage individual and institutional development, effectiveness and leadership
- We are committed to maximizing technology to improve and enhance our delivery of service
- We promote, and endeavour to ensure, safe, healthy and respectful working and learning environments
This commitment is supported by the College's leadership, which means meaningful professional development opportunities like the annual Connections event where employees from all campuses come together over two days to learn and grow.
Each year, Okanagan College also takes time to acknowledge exceptional contributions with its Employee Excellence Awards.
Meet the team
Our People Services team is here to help you with anything related to your employment or application here at the college. We have more than 1,200 employees working at Okanagan College, making this College one of the largest employers in the region.
Welcome new employees
Okanagan College is excited to welcome you to your new role! We encourage you to utilize our New Employee Welcome Centre which includes a variety of resources and links to support you throughout the onboarding process!
Current Employees will have access to myOkanagan. This is the central portal for all things benefits, leave, on-boarding and campus resources. Check out myOkangan, or contact People Services if you are unable to find what you are looking for.
Work with us
Okanagan College is a dedicated learner-centred institution, serving the largest number of post-secondary school students in the B.C. Interior.
Our employees have an unparalleled enthusiasm for bringing out the best from the more than 20,000 people who take courses or programs through our four regional campuses.
This devotion to quality learning means employees here can expect the same for themselves. At Okanagan College we see careers not as destinations, but pathways to something richer, something deeper. Professional development isn’t simply an idea here. It’s who we are.
Consider working at Okanagan College.
OC employees and their dependents can access support through Homewood Health, the College’s Employee and Family Assistance program (EFAP).
The employee handbook has been compiled for new employees to understand who we are as Okanagan College and how we strive to transform lives and communities.
Benefits, pension and leave
Information and forms related to benefits, pension and leaves that may be applicable to you as an employee.
Policies and procedures
A library of People Services policies and procedures.
Flexible work arrangements are available to support Okanagan College and it's employees with work life balance, personal wellbeing, recruitment and retention.
Each of the campuses and smaller centres reflect diversity through programming and connections to the local communities.
Information and links to documents required for payroll purposes.
Other campus services
Services available for Okanagan College employees.
Information and forms related to setting up performance goals for the year and for probationary period (Exempt and Support Staff).
Employee Excellence Awards
Each year, Okanagan College takes time to acknowledge exceptional contributions with it Employee Excellence Awards. Here, you can find nomination forms and award descriptions for the next award ceremony.