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Employment Opportunity

Program Assistant

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Faculty of Health & Human Services
Competition Number: 13-3017
Appointment Type: Temporary Full-time
Start/End: As soon as possible up to August 30, 2013
  Leave Replacement: Appointment end date may be extended or end early dependent on return of incumbent.
Workload: 35 hours per week
Employment Group: Cupe 6
Position: 00023
Location: Nanaimo Campus
Duties: Reporting to the Associate Dean, Faculty of Health and Human Services and/or the Program Chair, provide overall support to the program through the Chair and Faculty in a very busy program. Type and format administrative material, correspondence, course outlines and instructional material; create and maintain relevant files; manage and maintain databases; generate reports; organize meetings and workshops; record meeting minutes; format proposals, manuals, handbooks and other program related manuscripts; gather information and share information with outside agencies (including the College of Registered Nurses of BC) and within the University; support formal and informal evaluation processes for the program such as accreditation; support formal and informal review processes for the Dean such as faculty evaluations; responding to inquiries from faculty members, students and the general public; and general reception duties.
Required Qualifications: One-year Certificate in Applied Business Technology, Office Administration, or equivalent, from an appropriately accredited institution. Minimum three years recent directly related senior secretarial experience. MS Office proficiency, 50 wpm typing speed, and medical terminology knowledge. Proven organizational, interpersonal, and written and verbal communication skills. Commitment to ongoing skill development related to technology integration. Ability to work as part of a team and independently with a high degree of responsibility, accountability and confidentiality to support the program and the faculty. Proven ability to meet deadlines, establish priorities and maintain flexibility with competing demands. Demonstrated strong service orientation and cultural sensitivity.
Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity with and knowledge of Vancouver Island University systems (e.g., Student Records System). Post-secondary experience and knowledge of copyright law and processes.
Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
Posting Period: February 06, 2013 - February 13, 2013
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.