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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
18-2013 Chair, Practical Nursing Program Practical Nursing BCGEU April 25, 2018
18-4025 Senior Programmer Analyst Information Technology VIUFA April 19, 2018
18-4034 Limited Term Contract History Instructor History VIUFA May 09, 2018
17-4117 Professor RE-POSTED Bachelor of Science in Nursing VIUFA April 25, 2018
18-4033 Telecom Administrator Information Technology VIUFA April 19, 2018
18-4026 Programmer Analyst Information Technology VIUFA April 26, 2018
18-4030 Professor, Recreation and Tourism Recreation/Tourism VIUFA May 10, 2018
18-4032 IT Technologist Information Technology VIUFA April 19, 2018
18-4028 Dental Hygiene Instructor Dental Hygiene VIUFA May 16, 2018
18-2015 Community Mental Health Worker Certificate Program Instructor(s) Professional Development and Training (H&HS) BCGEU May 02, 2018
18-4027 Professor Dental Hygiene VIUFA May 16, 2018
17-4115 Recreation/Tourism Professor EXTENDED Recreation/Tourism VIUFA May 01, 2018
18-3058 Commercial Dishwasher Cafeteria CUPE April 19, 2018
18-3035 Financial Assistant Office of Aboriginal Education CUPE April 25, 2018
18-3051 Student Research Engagement Coordinator Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity CUPE April 25, 2018
18-3071 Administrative Assistant, Graduate Business Studies Office of Graduate Business Studies CUPE April 20, 2018
18-3068 Food Service Worker/ Office Support Cafeteria CUPE May 02, 2018
18-3060 Client Services Assistant Library Administration CUPE April 25, 2018
18-3063 Learning Technologies Support Specialist Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learning CUPE May 02, 2018
18-3062 Learning Technologies Support Specialist Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learning CUPE May 02, 2018
18-3057 Food Service Worker Cafeteria CUPE April 19, 2018
18-3072 Senior Service Desk Analyst Information Technology CUPE April 25, 2018
18-3064 Shellfish Hatchery Support Worker (3 Positions) - EXTENDED Deep Bay Marine Field Station CUPE April 23, 2018
18-1003 Associate Dean, Graduate Programs Office of Graduate Business Studies ADMIN May 14, 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