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To indicate your interest in available positions, please forward your resume, including photocopies of post secondary transcripts, quoting the appropriate competition number to:

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Please submit a separate resume for each competition to which you are applying. Ensure you have clearly marked each resume with the appropriate competition number.

 

Last updated: March 5, 2015

 

ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR, SCHOOL OF BUSINESS – Competition Number 15-16A

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, OFFICE OF THE DEAN, SCHOOL OF BUSINESS - Competition Number 15-14R

PAYROLL OFFICER - Competition Number 15-17A

RESEARCH ASSISTANT, QUALITY ASSURANCE – Competition Number 15-11R

INTERNATIONAL EDUCATIONAL ADVISOR, GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS, SAUDI ARABIA - Competition Number 15-13R

INTERNATIONAL RECRUITMENT, ADMISSIONS & ARTICULATION SUPPORT ASSISTANT - Competition Number 15-18A

 

 

 

 


 

 

ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR, SCHOOL OF BUSINESS – Competition Number 15-16A

Commencing in March 2015, Kwantlen Polytechnic University is seeking a highly motivated and organized individual for a temporary full-time Administrative Coordinator position in the School of Business for an approximate1-year term.  This position will provide supervision and direction to support staff and play an active role in areas of staff recruitment, performance review, development and advocacy.   The position will also involve the development of office procedures using a variety of electronic information management and database systems.

Minimum requirements include completion of a baccalaureate degree or equivalent combination of education and experience and five years recent related experience that demonstrates increasing levels of responsibility and supervision.  Supervisory experience will include ability working in and providing oversight in a team-based environment, including providing clear direction and establishing priorities.  Experience in reading and interpreting a wide range of legal correspondence, including labour agreements and work contracts, in a legal, human resources or union environment is an asset. 

Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral, are essential for this role as well as a proven ability to use tact and discretion when handling confidential matters.  The ability to work with minimal supervision,  adapt quickly to new technologies, coordinate projects, meet multiple overlapping deadlines and thrive during ongoing organizational transitions are critical for this role.  Experience with marketing, financial budgets and in data analysis is an asset. 

Serving over 17,000 students each year, Kwantlen Polytechnic University provides an exceptional working environment with opportunity for professional development and committee involvement at various levels of the organization.

Shortlisted candidates may be asked to undergo testing in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, SharePoint, written communication, quantitative skills, and typing (50 wpm). The salary range for this position is currently $45,809 - $51,196.

Please forward your resume, including photocopies of post-secondary transcripts, quoting competition number 15-16A by March 5, 2015  to: employ@kpu.ca.

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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, OFFICE OF THE DEAN, SCHOOL OF BUSINESS - Competition Number 15-14R

Kwantlen Polytechnic University is seeking a highly motivated and organized individual for an immediate opening for a full-time regular Administrative Assistant position in the Office of the Dean for the School of Business.

The successful candidate will be responsible for working within a challenging, fast-paced environment performing administrative functions in support of the Dean and departmental Chairs.  They will be able to set priorities, work on multiple projects, have strong budget management and administrative skills, while coordinating communications throughout the department.  The individual must be able to work with independence, initiative, and discretion and have the ability to communicate effectively with students, staff, and faculty.  The successful applicant must possess a good working knowledge of routine office procedures including the ability to take and transcribe minutes, and  have the ability to type 50 wpm accurately.  Demonstrated skills using MS Word, MS Excel are required, SharePoint and  website maintenance are an asset.  Previous experience in a post-secondary environment and prior experience with student database systems such as Banner is also an asset.

Minimum requirements include completion of a baccalaureate degree or equivalent combination of education and experience, and five years recent, related administrative support experience. Preference will be given to candidates who have gained such experience working in an academic post-secondary environment.

Serving over 20,000 students each year, Kwantlen Polytechnic University provides an exceptional working environment with opportunity for professional development and committee involvement at various levels of the organization.

Shortlisted candidate may be asked to undergo testing in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, SharePoint, written communication, quantitative skills, and typing (50 wpm).  The salary range for this position is currently $42,133 - $47,101.

Please forward your resume, including photocopies of post-secondary transcripts, quoting competition number 15-14R by March 5, 2015 to :   employ@kpu.ca.

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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


PAYROLL OFFICER - Competition Number 15-17A

Kwantlen Polytechnic University is currently accepting applications for a full-time (35 hours a week) temporary (12 month position) Payroll Officer.  This position will begin April 1, 2015.

Minimum qualifications include a Payroll Compliance Practititioner (PCP) designation from the Canadian  Payroll Association plus completion of the first year of an accounting/business program at an accredited post-secondary institute and one year current, related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Demonstrated working knowledge of integrated HRIS and accounting systems is also required.

Salary range for this position is $39,839.80 - $44,517.20 plus an attractive benefits package.

Please forward your resume, including photocopies of Canadian Payroll Association Certificates and post-secondary transcripts, quoting competition number 15-17A by March 13, 2015 to :  employ@kpu.ca.

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 All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

 


RESEARCH ASSISTANT, QUALITY ASSURANCE – Competition Number 15-11R

Kwantlen Polytechnic University is seeking a part-time (80%) research assistant for our Quality Assurance area of the Office of Institutional Analysis and Planning. Reporting to the Manager, Strategic Planning & Quality, this position provides assistance with our student appraisals and program review functions. The primary duties of this position are to support the Research Analyst, Quality Assurance, with the administration of surveys for both program review and student appraisals of instruction.

The work pertaining to Student Appraisals includes administration of the online survey (using Class Climate software), as well supporting the in-class administration of surveys.  For Program Review, the job entails administration of the online survey administration (using Fluid Surveys software), and basic analysis of the survey results, as well as administrative support for the program review process.

This exciting position requires analytical skills and computerized statistical analysis and reporting abilities. A Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences or equivalent, with one to two years related work experience in a post-secondary education environment, is needed. Knowledge of and experience with microcomputer applications, including word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software, database applications and statistical software (Word, Excel, Access, SPSS), is required. Knowledge of Banner Student Information System, and web-based survey software is an asset.  This role also requires a keen attention for details, an organized and systematic approach to work and the ability to interact effectively with students, faculty, and staff.

Note this is a 28 hour per week position. Some evenings and the occasional part Saturday will be required to conduct in-class surveys.  Most of the work will be performed on the Surrey campus, but some travel to other campuses (in Richmond and Langley) will be required to conduct in-class surveys.

The salary range for this position is $45,809 to $51,196, with exceptional benefits and pension plan.

Please forward your resume, including photocopies of post-secondary transcripts, quoting competition number 15-11R by March 23, 2015 to:  employ@kpu.ca

 

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 All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

 


 

INTERNATIONAL EDUCATIONAL ADVISOR, GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS, SAUDI ARABIA - Competition Number 15-13R

Kwantlen Polytechnic University has an exciting opportunity for an International Educational Advisor to provide guidance and advice to international students from partner programs in Saudi Arabia. In this role, you will provide advice and support to students in developing educational plans, achieving career and educational goals and help students to understand and ensure compliance with the requirements of their study permits as defined by the Canadian Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. This will involve conducting student interviews to assist with course selection, program planning and developing success skills as well as delivering workshops. 

The ability to speak and write fluently in both Arabic and English is required.  Superior public speaking, presentation and organizational skills are also essential. Minimum qualifications include a baccalaureate degree and two years of advising experience in a post-secondary setting.  Candidates must possess a strong understanding of secondary and post-secondary educational systems including career opportunities for university graduates.  They must also possess understanding of international educational systems (particularly in the Middle East) as well as an understanding of international student and cross-cultural issues. Demonstrated analytical skills including problem solving, needs analysis and the ability to develop flexible approaches toward work procedures are essential.

Please forward your resume, including photocopies of post secondary transcripts, quoting competition number 15-13R by March 13, 2015  to : employ@kpu.ca

 

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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


INTERNATIONAL RECRUITMENT, ADMISSIONS & ARTICULATION SUPPORT ASSISTANT - Competition Number 15-18A

Are you interested in helping shape the future of students? Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) is currently seeking a full-time temporary International Recruitment, Admissions & Articulation Support Assistant to provide advice and support to potential international students/applicants regarding KPU programs, admissions, registration and other student services. In addition, the Articulation Support Assistant will support the International Recruitment and Admissions team in a variety of ways, including responding to external and international inquiries regarding KPU offerings programs, admissions, procedures, policies and services.  The Articulation Support Assistant is responsible for receiving applications and other related admissions documents; as well as verifying, updating, and maintaining student records. This position will be required to draft routine correspondence such as emails, letters or forms and also will prepare materials for and assist with information sessions, events, and special KPU functions.

Minimum qualifications include high school completion, with some post-secondary education preferred as well as demonstrated working experience with and knowledge of international admissions processes.  The successful candidate will demonstrate proficiency with Student BANNER or a similar student records- based system. This individual will have demonstrated basic knowledge of KPU’s university programs and courses and have the ability to keep up-to-date with credit, non-credit and continuing education university offerings, university and programs.

Communication is an important skill needed for this position as you must be able to deal patiently and effectively with a wide range of people that calls for the use of diplomacy and tact in the delivery of information.  The written and verbal command of one or more of the following languages would be considered an asset: Cantonese, Mandarin, Spanish, Korean, Japanese, Arabic, Punjabi, Hindi, Portuguese, Turkish, Farsi, or Russian. Superior organizational skills are also essential. S/he must also demonstrate the awareness and sensitivity needed with working with the cross-cultural issues and/or needs that may arise when working with international students.

If you are interested in an exciting and diverse employment opportunity, please forward your resume, including photocopies of post-secondary transcripts, quoting competition number 15-18A to:   employ@kpu.ca.

This competition will remain open until filled however a review of applications will commence on March 16, 2015.

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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.