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We invite you to explore the possibilities of a career with Vancouver Island University. Known as a centre of excellence, Vancouver Island University (VIU) produces quality graduates who are in demand by employers across the country and around the world. VIU offers a supportive campus community focused on innovative teaching methods, undergraduate research opportunities and creating an exceptional learning experience for our students. VIU’s rich history and connection with its communities dates back to 1936 when Nanaimo’s first vocational training school opened its doors. Today, VIU offers an extensive range of programming, from industry-responsive trades and applied training to academic undergraduate and graduate degrees. VIU has evolved into a university that supports a student population of over 17,000 learners, including 1,500 international students, over 2,000 Aboriginal students, and employs over 2,300 faculty and staff. Located on British Columbia’s spectacular West Coast, VIU offers the opportunity to live and learn in one of the most beautiful university settings in Canada.

Employment Postings

Title Department Employment
Group
Administrative Search
Vice President, Administration and Finance Administration and Finance Department Admin
Executive Director, Student Affairs Provost and Vice-President Academic Admin
Executive Director, Facilities and Ancillary Services Facilities Services and Campus Development Admin
Director, Facilities Facilities Services and Campus Development Admin
Dean, Science and Technology Faculty of Science and Technology Admin
University Librarian Library Admin
Competition
Number
Title Department Employment
Group
Closing
Date
Faculty
14-2028 Physical Education Teacher (High School) The High School BCGEU April 23, 2014
14-2002 Practical Nursing Program Instructor (Final Preceptorship) Practical Nursing BCGEU April 30, 2014
14-4019 School and Community Support Worker Instructor (SCSW 160) School & Community Support Worker Powell River VIUFA April 23, 2014
14-2027 Instructor/Program Chair Practical Nursing BCGEU May 07, 2014
14-4020 School and Community Support Worker Instructor (SCSW 150) School & Community Support Worker Powell River VIUFA April 23, 2014
14-2015 English Adult Basic Education Instructor(s) Adult Basic Education Powell River BCGEU April 23, 2014
14-4022 Digital Media Instructor Media Studies/Digital Media Technology VIUFA April 30, 2014
14-4021 Strategic Marketing Management Instructor (MBA 566) Master of Business Administration VIUFA May 07, 2014
Support Staff
14-3033 Administrative Assistant to the Dean Health & Human Services Office CUPE April 23, 2014
14-3029 Program Assistant Powell River Campus Administration CUPE April 23, 2014
14-3034 Accounts Receivable Clerk Financial Services CUPE April 30, 2014
14-3031 Culinary Arts Dining Room and Instructional Assistant Culinary Arts Powell River CUPE April 23, 2014
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Important Notice:

All applicants must apply through Human Resources by midnight (Pacific time) on the closing date noted on the posting. Cover letters can be addressed to the Selection Committee. All applications received after midnight on the closing date will be deemed "late" applications and, as such, would not be entitled to any existing contractual hiring provisions. Contractual provisions relevant to preferential hiring will apply.

Online applications will be submitted through the "Apply Online" button found at the top of each job posting. If you are unable to apply online (the preferred method), we will accept applications by fax at 250 740-6605 or in person or by mail to Human Resources, Vancouver Island University, 900 Fifth Street, Nanaimo, BC  V9R 5S5.

Vancouver Island University regrets that only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

Vancovuer Island University does not accept unsolicited applications at this time (i.e., applications must be to a specific opportunity).

The personal information provided by applicants is collected pursuant to Sections 26 and 27 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). The required personal information is collected for the purposes of supporting and evaluating your application for employment with Vancouver Island University (VIU) and for aggregate statistical purposes. The personal information will be used, retained and only disclosed by VIU in accordance with FIPPA. The information is related directly to and needed by VIU to initiate the employment application process. The information will be used to contact references supplied by you, evaluate your qualifications, and complete the employment process by making a hiring decision. The Privacy Officer can be contacted via FIPPA@viu.ca or 250 740-6564.

Student employment opportunities are managed through the Campus Career Centre.

Need assistance? Please write us at recruit@viu.ca.