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Employment Opportunity

Library Administration Assistant

Library Administration
Competition Number: 17-3108
Appointment Type: Temporary Part-time
Subject to CUPE JJE
Start/End: As soon as possible. up to March 30, 2018 -
May be extended, subject to funding.
Workload: 17.5 hours per week. Additional hours, if required, to be submitted on timesheets.
Employment Group: Cupe 6
Position: 00859
Location: Nanaimo Campus
Duties: This position supports several aspects of Library Administration using a variety of tools, techniques and reports that all serve to solve challenges, and advance and innovate the library in service of the VIU community.

Duties include:
General Library Administration support: calendar maintenance, update web pages, filing, travel bookings, work and purchasing orders, absence and attendance reporting. Support library committees, including confidential search committees: meeting organization, minutes, agenda; manage supporting documentation. Support financial and project management processes, including gathering information for regular reports. Assist Library Administration to manage complex projects and initiatives involving both internal and external stakeholders. Occasional front line work at the Library Service Desk.

Required Qualifications: Applied Business Technology Certificate (or equivalent) from an appropriately accredited institution and a two-year Library and Information Technology Diploma from an appropriately accredited institution. Minimum three years' experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Demonstrated organizational skills; demonstrated proficiency with MS Office productivity software; demonstrated tact and diplomacy; excellent communication skills; demonstrated initiative to identify opportunities for improvement and provide suggestions in a collaborative environment; demonstrated ability to function well in a dynamic and constantly changing environment.
Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity with project management theory and practice; experience in a post-secondary environment.
Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
Posting Period: September 14, 2017 - October 04, 2017
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.