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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 glimps 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
18-4016 Professor Finance & Quantitative Methods VIUFA April 04, 2018
18-4015 Visual Art Instructor Art and Design VIUFA April 04, 2018
18-4014 Instructor Management VIUFA March 21, 2018
18-4009 Limited Term Contract Instructor-Bachelor of Science in Nursing Bachelor of Science in Nursing VIUFA March 21, 2018
18-2009 Practical Nursing Instructor - General Posting Practical Nursing BCGEU March 21, 2018
18-4018 Practicum Coordinator - Early Childhood Education Practice Education VIUFA March 28, 2018
18-4008 Writing Centre Tutor - UPDATED Writing Centre VIUFA March 21, 2018
18-4013 Limited Term Contract, Instructional Faculty Management VIUFA March 28, 2018
18-2012 Chair, Health Care Assistant Program Health Care Assistant BCGEU March 21, 2018
18-4017 Career and Cooperative Education Coordinator Counselling Powell River VIUFA March 21, 2018
18-4011 Limited Term Contract Instructor Criminology VIUFA March 21, 2018
18-3048 Gift Shop/Tea Room Coord. Milner Gardens and Woodland CUPE March 23, 2018
18-3050 Program and Registration Assistant Office of Aboriginal Education CUPE March 22, 2018
18-3047 Temporary Housekeeper - Up to 15 Positions VIU Student Residence CUPE March 26, 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.

Need assistance? Please write us at

Dana Collette, VIU