Bilingual French/English Proof Reader/Writer

Douglas College
August 30, 2024
Offerd Salary:$29.71 to $32.16
Working address:N/A
Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Ref info:N/A
Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Bilingual French/English Proof Reader/Writer

Posting Number 02152SA Location Hybrid / Coquitlam Campus Grade or Pay Level See Salary Range Salary Range $29.71 to $32.16 per hour. Salary is based on education and experience. Position Type Training Group Contract Employment Posting Type Internal/External Regular/Temporary Contract Employment Type Full-Time Posting Category Training Group Start Date 04/01/2024 End Date 08/30/2024 Day of the Week Mondays to Fridays Shift See Work Arrangements Work Arrangements

This 35 hour per week position will work through a hybrid model with 3 days in our Coquitlam office and 2 days virtual.

What Douglas Offers

DO what you love. Be good at it. That's how Douglas College defines a great career. It's a philosophy that resonates through our classrooms, our offices and our boardrooms. It inspires our students and drives us to make Douglas College one of BC's Top Employers. We love what we do. And we're looking for passionate, motivated people to join us in making one of Canada's best colleges even better.

The Role

The Bilingual English / French proofreader / writer will work closely with the project team and is responsible for proofreading and copying French Course Materials into three PDF documents for the Indigenous skills for Success Journey course.


  • Proofread course materials for grammatical/spelling errors and other inconsistencies;
  • Format French course materials to mimic English Facilitators Guide, Participant Workbook and Course Book;
  • Update materials in Articulate 360 (Rise and Storyline);
  • Collaborate with the project team;
  • Review Project Advisory Committee (PAC) and pilot participant feedback and suggestions to help with course revisions;
  • Develop and manage a workplan to meet project milestones and deadlines;
  • Participate in team meetings;
  • Submit monthly activity reports to project coordinator;
  • Manage files within the College's electronic file system;
  • Miscellaneous as required.
  • To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need

  • Must be fluent in both English and French with strong writing skills;
  • Education in Technical Writing, Journalism, Communication, Education or equivalent
  • experience is an asset;
  • Strong Technical Skills in Microsoft Office required;
  • Experience with Rise 360 (Articulate and Storyline) preferred;
  • Familiar with Canada's Skills for Success an asset;
  • Ability to do a functional translation of materials from English to Canadian French;
  • Experience developing plain language learning materials is preferred;
  • Proven ability to work independently using effective time management and organizational skills;
  • Aware and sensitive to diverse cultural environments.
  • Link to Full Position Profile Equity Statement

    Douglas College is committed to being a workplace that is free of discrimination, that values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the communities we serve.

    Needs a Criminal Records Check No

    Posting Detail Information

    Open Date 03/26/2024

    Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

    Interested applicants must submit their application and all required documents online. Please ensure your resume clearly explains how you meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the position for which you are applying. Review of applications will begin immediately and the posting will remain open until filled.

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    Supplemental Questions

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  • Are you legally eligible to work in Canada?
  • Yes
  • No
  • If you are not a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident, do you currently have a valid Canadian work permit?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Not Applicable
  • If you have a valid Canadian work permit, please indicate expiry date and the type of work permit you hold. (Type N/A if not applicable).
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • How did you first find out about this employment opportunity?
  • Douglas College Careers Site
  • LinkedIn
  • Indeed
  • Social Media (Facebook, Instagram)
  • Personal Referral
  • Agency Referral
  • Professional Association Website
  • Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICAN)
  • Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT)
  • Douglas College CareerHUB
  • Career Fair or Other Hiring Event
  • Other
  • Glassdoor
  • Please confirm that you will maintain residency in the Lower Mainland for the duration of your employment.
  • Yes, I confirm
  • No, I am not able to meet this requirement
  • Are you a current or former Douglas College employee/student?
  • Current employee
  • Former employee
  • Current student
  • Former student
  • None of the above
  • If you are a current/former employee/student, enter your ID number. (Type in N/A if not applicable.)
  • (Open Ended Question)

    Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents

  • References with Contact Information
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