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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: April 10, 2014

 

DIVISIONAL PROGRAM TECHNICIAN - METAL TRADES – Competition Number 14 – 42R

COORDINATOR, UNIVERSITY SPACE ADMINISTRATION – Competition Number 14-43A

EDUCATIONAL ADVISOR - Competition Number 14-45A

 


 

DIVISIONAL PROGRAM TECHNICIAN - METAL TRADES – Competition Number 14 – 42R

 

The Faculty of Trades and Technology is currently seeking a regular part-time (32.5 hr/wk) Divisional Program Technician - Metal Trades to support our metal trades programs. The successful candidate will provide support and assistance to students and faculty by providing demonstrations, monitoring shop work and maintaining inventory and repairs of workshop materials, tools and equipment.  This unionized position covers the evening shift from 3:00 to 10:00 p.m., Monday to Friday.

 

Minimum qualifications include TQ or Pre Apprentice Training in Welding/Millwright; C level welding experience required – welding ticket an asset,   extensive demonstrated experience in the safe use of shop equipment, tools and machinery (inclusive of basic repairs and maintenance), demonstrated knowledge of WHMIS, safe work procedures, experience in monitoring student activity in a shop environment, and competence in Microsoft Outlook and MS Office. Also required is the ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing, and the physical ability to lift and carry heavy items up to 50 pounds.

 

Please forward your resume, including photocopies of trades qualifications and post-secondary transcripts, quoting competition number 14-42R by April 17, 2014 to: employ@kpu.ca

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COORDINATOR, UNIVERSITY SPACE ADMINISTRATION – Competition Number 14-43A


Kwantlen Polytechnic University seeks a highly motivated individual for a unique, 18 month position. The Coordinator, University Space Administration plays a key role in the operation of the Space Administration department acting as the first point of contact for the department, thoroughly and tactfully responding to requests and issues. The Coordinator develops procedures, standards and benchmarks in support of a coordinated, university wide approach to space administration. In carrying out his/her responsibilities, the Coordinator analyzes and interprets complex space administration issues, researches options and recommends solutions. The Coordinator is also responsible for the establishment and implementation a university space database and providing administrative support to space related committees.

 

Qualified candidates will have:

  • A baccalaureate degree business, public administration, public policy or a related field, and three years related experience working in a complex administrative environment, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of space administration, KPU’s programs and services, and the broader B.C. post-secondary system, will be an asset.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing administrative procedures, standards and benchmarks.  
  • A high level of initiative and the ability to work independently.
  • The ability to manage interpersonal relationships and conflict at a professional level.
  • The ability to exercise good judgment, particularly in resolving problems and comprehending a wide range of information including legal, policy and financial documents.
  • A valid BC driver’s licence as this position requires intercampus travel.

 

Shortlisted candidates will be required to undergo testing in Microsoft Office suite and written communication, quantitative skills, and typing.


The salary range for this position is $47,101 - $52,634 plus an attractive benefits package.

 

Please forward your cover letter and resume, including photocopies of post-secondary transcripts, quoting competition number 14-43A by April 17, 2014 to: employ@kpu.ca.

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EDUCATIONAL ADVISOR - Competition Number 14-45A

 

Kwantlen Polytechnic University is currently seeking a temporary full-time Educational Advisor covering shifts on both our Richmond and Surrey campuses. Approximate end date for this contract is August 29, 2014 with possibility of extension. The successful candidate must be outgoing, enthusiastic and customer service oriented with superior public speaking, presentation and organizational skills. The incumbent will deliver workshops and conduct student interviews to assist with course selection, program planning and developing success skills. 

 

Minimum qualifications include a baccalaureate degree and two years of educational advising experience, preferably in a post-secondary setting.  Candidates must possess a strong understanding of secondary and post-secondary educational systems including student development theory and practices, and career opportunities for university graduates.  Demonstrated analytical skills including problem solving, needs analysis and the ability to develop flexible approaches toward work procedures are essential. A valid driver’s license, access to reliable transportation and the ability to work occasional evening and weekend shifts are required.

 

Please forward your resume, including photocopies of post secondary transcripts, quoting competition number 14-45A by April 23, 2014 to: employ@kpu.ca

 

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