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Employment Opportunity

Receptionist/Clerk Typist

Competition Number: 12-3104
Appointment Type: Temporary Part-time
Start/End: As soon as possible up to March 29, 2013
  Leave Replacement: Appointment end date may be extended or end early dependent on return of incumbent.
Workload: 21 hours per week, M/W/F, 8 am to 4 pm; additional hours on timesheets
Employment Group: Cupe 3
Position: 00399
Location: Nanaimo Campus
  The English Language Centre is in the Faculty of International Education.
Duties: Provide support to instructors with computer programs, book orders, vehicle and room bookings, process teaching materials, exams, correspondence and course outlines. General office duties, such as photocopying, maintain office equipment, order supplies, telephone reception and processing mail. Data input and maintenance of the teaching resource room and learning centres. Maintain all departmental audio visual equipment. Gather and compile ELC statistics. Maintain the community student database, records and correspondence.

Provide English Language Centre reception services to domestic and international students. Provide relief coverage for the International Student Service Representatives.
Required Qualifications: Grade 12 plus additional coursework equivalent to 6 - 30 college credits related to administration from an appropriately accredited institution. One to three years recent relevant experience. Senior- level proficiency in MS Office. 50 wpm typing speed. Demonstrated ability to work independently and in the context of a team. Demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment, tact, diplomacy and problem solving skills in a cross-cultural environment.
Preferred Qualifications: One-year certificate in Applied Business Technology, or equivalent, from an appropriately accredited institution. Course such as Customer Service Skills, Cross Cultural Awareness. Proficiency in a language other than English.
Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
Posting Period: December 13, 2012 - December 19, 2012
Note: Vancouver Island University regrets that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Vancouver Island University embraces the principle of employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and people of Aboriginal descent.