Human Resources


Welcome employees and prospective employees! At Burman University we strive to educate students to think with discernment, to believe with insight and commitment, and to act with confidence, compassion and competence. If you would like to be a part of our team, browse our current job opportunities.


Burman University (Burman), located in Central Alberta just a short drive from the world-renowned ski resorts of Banff and Jasper, is a thriving Christian university with approximately 470 undergraduate students. Campus Alberta Quality Council-approved bachelor degrees are offered in Arts, Music, Science and Education. At the core of Burman is its commitment to excellence in teaching and a warm family-like atmosphere with a distinct cultural flavor. Burman offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, and a comprehensive benefit program. Affiliated with Burman and operating on the same campus is Parkview Adventist Academy (PAA), a grade 10-12 boarding school. 


What Makes Burman Attractive:

- A beautiful community in the bustling Calgary-Edmonton Corridor

- A collegial, supportive, university community

- Flexibility and opportunities for growth and responsibility

- Smaller average class sizes of less than 20 students

- Nearby shopping in Red Deer and Edmonton

- Nearby churches with opportunities for meaningful involvement




Job Opportunities


Operations Support

Position Summary:  Burman University invites applications for a full-time Operations Support who will provide essential supervision and leadership of all personnel and functions of the Maintenance Department, and support the trades with hands-on assistance and ensure they have necessary supplies. Click here for a job description.



   - Post-secondary training with a trade certificate

   - Five to six years’ related experience in a variety of trades

   - An active member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and supportive of Adventist education

   - Authorized to work in Canada


Salary:  Based on education and experience with an annual range of $47,892 to $59,856, plus extended health benefits, education allowance, and three weeks of vacation.


Application Information:  Applications will be reviewed until a suitable candidate is found.  Qualified candidates should send or email their resume, cover letter and names of three references with contact information to


Dawnette Baldeo

HR Director

Burman University

6730 University Drive

Lacombe, AB  T4L 2E5


Email: (put "Operations 042016" in the subject line)

Fax: 1.866.931.2654 (toll-free)


Posted: April 15, 2016

Faculty Position in the Department of English

Burman University seeks to fill a tenure-track position in the English department. The successful candidate will have a PhD in English with multidisciplinary teaching or research interests in history. An MA in history would be a desirable qualification.


Candidates will demonstrate effective teaching practices and the capacity to supervise undergraduate writing. In addition to teaching in English and in British or North American history, the successful candidate will be actively engaged in research and publication. The ideal candidate will have the potential and vision to develop an English internship program to provide practical experience alongside academic study.


Position Summary: This is a full-time, tenure-track position as an Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of English, with a salary range of $51,648 to $79,856 depending on education and experience, plus a full benefit package. Applicants must have a PhD; be committed to the vision, mission and values of Burman University; be eligible to work in North America; have a strong commitment to Christian Education; and be a member in good standing of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Click here for a job description.


Applications must include: 1) a letter of application; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a statement of the candidate’s research agenda and teaching competencies; 4) a sample of scholarly writing; 5) teaching evaluations or evidence of teaching effectiveness; and 6) the names and addresses of three referees.


Applications will be received until the position is filled and should be addressed to


Dr. Noble Donkor

Chair of the Search Committee and

Vice President for Academic Administration

Burman University

6730 University Drive

Lacombe, AB T4L 2E5



Telephone: 403.782.3381 x4031



Posted: March 2, 2016








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