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International Projects Officer

Contract Type: 

Competition Number:     17-3088
Appointment Type:     Temporary Part-time
Subject to CUPE Joint Job Evaluation
Start/End:     As soon as possible up to March 29, 2019 -
May be extended or end early
Workload:     20 hours per week
Employment Group:     Cupe 7
Position:     00866

Duties:    Implement international development projects and Global Engagement activities, under the supervision of the Coordinator, International Projects and Internationalization. Duties include:

    Plan and execute international project activities and events (on-campus and abroad)
    Coordinate logistics for VIU faculty traveling abroad on international development projects, and for international development partners visiting VIU
    Assist with the development of reports on project activities for internal and external audiences
    Assist with monitoring and evaluation of project outcomes
    Manage and maintain project files
    Provide research support for new international project development
    Assist with the planning and implementation of on-campus and community-based Global Engagement events and activities
    Develop and update project materials, including communications and promotional products
    Support student work-ops and volunteers
    Provide administrative support to other Global Engagement activities

Required Qualifications:     Bachelor's degree from an appropriately accredited institution. Minimum two years recent and relevant experience in project implementation, preferably in an international development or community development setting.

Strong organizational and critical thinking skills with the ability to switch between detailed tasks quickly with demonstrated accuracy and attention to detail. Demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment and problem solving skills. Demonstrated understanding of project management.
Effective in interacting with a variety of stakeholders from diverse cultural and academic backgrounds and learning styles.
Proficiency in MS Office Suite programs, including Outlook, Word, Excel and Publisher.

Preferred Qualifications:     Experience working with contracts. Experience living or working in the Global South. Demonstrated knowledge of Results Based Management. Demonstrated knowledge of gender equality/mainstreaming and environmental sustainability.
Please Submit:     CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Copies of transcripts/credentials/qualifications identified on resume
Name and contact information for three people willing to provide a reference

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
Posting Period:     August 10, 2017 - August 23, 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.

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