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Employment Opportunity

Financial Assistant

Professional Development & Training Administration
Competition Number: 13-3033
Appointment Type: Temporary Part-time
Subject to funding
Subject to CUPE Joint Job Evaluation
Start/End: As soon as possible up to October 31, 2013 -
May end early or be extended
Workload: 21 hours per week. Assitional hours, if required, to be submitted on timesheets.
Employment Group: Cupe 7
Position: 00728
Location: Nanaimo Campus
Duties: In consultation with Manager assist with developing, implementing and reviewing practices for financial reconciliation, including annual budget. Assist with selection of facilitators/instructors to fulfill contracts, compile instructor evaluations, process appointments, create budgets for contracts and special projects to include cash flow, development, monitoring, and reconciliation, assist with proposal writing. Work as part of the contract services team.

Process financial and student information confidentially. Support the Manager as necessary in student conduct issues to include attendance. Support client services coordinator as necessary.
Required Qualifications: Two-year diploma in a related field from an appropriately accredited institution. 5-7 years directly related experience. A combination of education and experience may be considered. Proficiency in budget development, tracking and reconciliation. Senior-level MS Office skills. Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills. Ability to work independently and communicate sensitively with vulnerable students. Ability to manage multiple priorities in a cost recovery environment.
Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of VIU programs and systems (e.g., Continuing Education SB, Student Record System, Financial Record System). Knowledge of client case management and familiarity with Employment Insurance programs and services. Experience in proposal writing.
Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
Posting Period: April 04, 2013 - April 10, 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.