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Employment Opportunity

Administrative Assistant

Information Technology
VP Administration and Finance
Competition Number: 12-3108
Appointment Type: Temporary Part-time
Subject to CUPE Joint Job Evaluation
Start/End: As soon as possible up to March 29, 2013 -
May be extended
Workload: 20 hours per week
Employment Group: Cupe 3
Position: 00722
Location: Nanaimo Campus
Duties: Support Information Technology (IT) Governance Committee(s): arrange meetings, prepare and distribute agendas, take and distribute meeting minutes. Support the IT Project Management Office (PMO), enter and extract data from a project portfolio database, prepare reports, solicit activity updates from project managers; organize and/or assist the organization of special events and workshops; update webpage content; file paper and electronic documents; photocopy, scan and archive documents; book travel and organize conference attendance for staff.
Required Qualifications: One-year Applied Business Technology Certificate, or equivalent, from and appropriately accredited institution. One year recent, relevant experience. A combination of education and experience may be considered. MS Office proficiency and 50 wpm typing speed. Excellent attention to detail. Excellent organization, communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to exercise tact and diplomacy.
Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity with Vancouver Island University.
Interviews will take place January 2-4, 2013.
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.