The Ontario College Quality Assurance Service (OCQAS) is regularly looking for qualified auditors to conduct academic quality audits across the province’s 24 colleges of applied arts and technology in Ontario.

The opening for auditors is a generic job opening which is used to create a roster, i.e. pool, of candidates available for immediate selection. Generic job openings are recognized by the following text “This Job Opening is for roster purposes”. You can learn more about rosters in the section below, “Understanding Roster Management”.

Application Process

1. Submitting a job application

If you want to apply for a job opening you must submit a cover letter and resume to OCQAS ( Please note that the Job ID must be included in the e-mail subject and cover letter upon application.

2. Evaluation of the application

Your application is evaluated in terms of experience, skills and qualifications. Only if it is determined that you meet most or all of the requirements you will be invited to participate in an information session.

3. Competency-based Training

Those selected will be required to complete an assessment of a self-study. All session are offered via teleconference. Once the training has been successfully completed, you will be placed in the roster as a candidate auditor.

4. Selection notification

A pool of qualified candidates is chosen following the outcomes of the various assessment stages. A selection decision is made by the OCQAS. If you are selected, you will be notified accordingly.

Understanding Roster Management

A roster is a pool of candidates who have already been vetted as viable candidates through the application process.

Once you are included in a roster, you will be regularly contacted by e-mail to either confirm your continued interest in upcoming job openings, or you may choose to temporarily put on hold or permanently withdraw your roster candidature.

Questions regarding the posting and the application process may be directed to 647-258-7682, or email at

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We appreciate your interest in becoming a CQAAP auditor and contributing to the quality assurance of Ontario’s colleges. If you have any questions or concerns about the application process, you can find more answers and support on the CQAAP resources page. If you’d like to learn more about the OCQAS management board, please click here and if you’d like to learn more about the team that is responsible for driving higher-quality education, please click here.