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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.

Check out these career videos to get a glimpse of the VIU experience and see how community, opportunity and being able to directly guide the student learning experience can help shape your career.






Work Where You Matter — Careers at VIU

Title Department Employment
18-4060 Masters in Special Education Program Instructor Education VIUFA June 27, 2018
18-4056 GIS Instructor GIS Program VIUFA June 27, 2018
18-4055 Clinical Resource Hygienist Dental Hygiene VIUFA June 20, 2018
18-4058 Geography Instructor Geography VIUFA June 27, 2018
18-2040 Instructor - FNFS 100 Foundations for Success Nanaimo BCGEU June 20, 2018
18-4038 Professor of Criminology Criminology VIUFA June 28, 2018
18-2037 FNFS 102 Instructor Foundations for Success Nanaimo BCGEU June 20, 2018
18-4028 Dental Hygiene Instructor - RE-POSTED Dental Hygiene VIUFA August 15, 2018
18-2026 Instructor - Medical Device Reprocessing Technician Program Professional Development and Training (H&HS) BCGEU June 20, 2018
18-4057 Instructor EACS 150 Education Assistant and Community Support VIUFA July 04, 2018
18-4052 Computing Science Technician - Re-Posted Computing Science VIUFA July 11, 2018
18-3101 Program Coordinator Professional Development and Training (MGMT) CUPE June 27, 2018
18-3105 Admissions Assistant International Admissions CUPE June 20, 2018
18-3100 SEO Content Strategist Marketing, Analytics, Recruitment & Communications CUPE June 20, 2018
18-3070 Coordinator, First Nations and School District Programs Professional Development and Training Powell River CUPE June 20, 2018
18-3106 Food Service Worker Milner Gardens and Woodland CUPE June 20, 2018
18-3069 Program Assistant Powell River Campus Administration CUPE June 20, 2018
18-3107 Administrative Generalist Office of Graduate Business Studies CUPE June 27, 2018
18-3108 Administrative Assistant English Language Centre Office CUPE July 18, 2018
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For information related to casual employment at the university, please visit the Casual Staff Employment webpage.

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.

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

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

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 or 250 740-6564.

Student employment opportunities are managed through Career Services.

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Dana Collette, VIU