Learn what makes Capilano University one of BC's Top Employers.

At Capilano University, students are our focus. We are here to create an experience that is second to none and our employees play an important role in that journey.

CapU is committed to attracting and retaining a respectful and diverse workforce, who are eager to make CapU the destination for education and student success.

CapU by the numbers


total employees


of employees are faculty


of managers are women

49 years

longest-serving CapU employee

We have the total package

At CapU we understand that there is more to life than work. That is why we offer comprehensive benefits and perks to help you and your family live a balanced life.

We offer a 35-hour work week for all our employees.

We offer modified work week and flex days for some departments and employee groups. For example, employees work longer hours each day to take every other Friday off.

At CapU we value your well-being. We provide opportunities to enhance your financial, physical, mental and social health through a range of workshops and activities.

We offer all our employees minimum three weeks' vacation.

Need to see a doctor? Visit our professional on-campus medical centre. We also have on-campus dental clinic for our employees.

Contribute to your future with a pension plan, available to all employee groups.

Take advantage of running clubs, scavenger hunts and other activities with your CapU colleagues.

This 24/7 service from Homewood Health is available free of charge to you and your family members.

Stay healthy with extensive coverage for medical, dental, sick and group life insurance.

Gain more effective teaching practices through this supportive program for faculty and staff.

Continually develop your skills through professional development training and in-house leadership programs.

We provide top-up payments for new parents.

Excellent child care provided by professional early childhood educators.

You and your family members may be eligible to select University courses, while your kids can enjoy a range of fun summer camps.

Employee stories

Take a sneak peek at what it's like to work at CapU through the eyes of one of our employees.

Faculty talking to students at an event
Andrea Eby - Instructor, School of Business

To learn more about what our employees love about their jobs and CapU, visit Employee Stories.

BC Top Employer 2022    


Have questions?

Human Resources

604 986 1911, ext. 2098
Birch Building, room BR473