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Employment Opportunity

Administrative Assistant (Financial) Applied Programs

Competition Number: 13-3027
Appointment Type: Temporary Full-time
Subject fo funding
Start/End: As soon as possible up to March 31, 2014 -
May by extended
Workload: 35 hours per week
Employment Group: Cupe 7
Position: 00372
Location: Nanaimo Campus
Duties: In consultation with the Dean(s) and Associate Dean(s) of the Faculties of Health & Human Services and Trades & Applied Technology, develop, implement, review and update procedures and practices for the management of financial and human resource matters, including annual budget process, compiling the human resources documents and creating budgets for contracts and special projects. Assist Chairs with cash flow, budget development and monitering. Work as part of the administrative team including the Dean(s), Associate Dean(s) and the Administrative Assistant(s) to the Dean(s). Support the Administrative Assistant to the Dean in compiling information.
Required Qualifications: Two-year diploma, or equivalent, in a related field (business management or accounting) from an appropriately accredited institution. Five to seven years recent directly related experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Proficiency in budget development, tracking and review. Senior level skills in MS Office and managing work. Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills. Experience in program and contract proposal writing. Ability to work independently on self-directed projects with a high degree of responsibility, accountability and confidentiality while meeting both internal and external deadlines.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience in a post-secondary setting. Knowledge of VIU's Financial Record System and Student Record System.
Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Copy of credentials or certificates
Name and contact information for three people willing to provide a reference

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
Posting Period: March 14, 2013 - March 20, 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.