Yarmouth, Nova Scotia
Department of Student Services
Continuing Full Time Position: Commencing approximately July 27, 2020 however, due to measures NSCC is taking to protect the health and safety of our communities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are unable to identify the exact start date at this time
Application deadline is 4PM, July 9, 2020
Competition No. 2020-116
Salary range: $36,609.80 to $41,890.69 annually
As NSCC takes precautionary measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, please be advised that hiring processes may be delayed. We will endeavor to keep you up-to-date as the situation evolves and we are in a better position to move forward.
As a member of the Student Services team, under the direction of the Manager, Student Services, you will assist with the provision of Learning Support Services, primarily Testing Services, Tutoring Services, and Educational Technology Services. As part of the Student Services Team, you will support services that help students with learning, adjustments to college life, and accessing services which support them in achieving their goals of personal and academic success. You will be responsible for administering and invigilating testing, administratively supporting tutor programs, and introducing and supporting the use of educational and assistive technology. You will collaborate with your team members to create a supportive learning environment in testing, library, and learning areas, collect and record service-delivery data, provide customer service, and support campus-wide events, activities, and initiatives.
You are a collaborative, team player who takes personal accountability to deliver on what is expected in your role and you strive for excellence every day. You understand our position as role models to our students and as such, you demonstrate the utmost professionalism, integrity and respect for all persons in everything you do. You are committed to life-long learning, occupational currency and a belief in NSCC's mission. You bring a learning-centred perspective to everything you do. You think broadly, celebrate diversity of thought, and respect the uniqueness of individuals. You flourish in a dynamic, changing and sometimes ambiguous environment by keeping informed and connected within your role and the College. Is this you?
Qualifications and Occupational Experience:
The minimum educational qualification for this position is a post-secondary diploma in an area related to Adult Education, Educational Technology, Administrative and Business Services or Social Services.
You have a minimum of two years (full time equivalent) of recent and related occupational experience
Occupational experience that includes working in an adult educational environment would be considered an asset.
You are familiar with and comfortable using computer applications such as the Microsoft Office Suite, E-maill, Office 365 and Assistive Technology. Experience with PeopleSoft, Brightspace and EnCampus would be an asset
You are comfortable working in a digital environment; you take responsibility for acquiring knowledge about advancing technology; and you are committed to using technology in advancing your work
Experience supporting/providing service to all students including students with disabilities would be considered an asset
Relevant Skills and Knowledge
You demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion
You possess excellent interpersonal skills and are able to interact at all levels of an organization
You are known for your superior customer service skills and can create a relationship of trust beyond the immediate interaction
Your superb team working skills enable you to contribute positively to a team environment
You have specific technical occupational knowledge and skill in educational and assistive technology programs
You are known for your problem solving and critical thinking skills
You are a strong communicator both written and oral
You possess excellent coordination skills specifically related to testing delivery and tutoring programs
You have proven records and information management skills and abilities related to service delivery data
You demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence.
You are dedicated to life-long learning
Work With Us
You will change lives. You will join committed individuals as we work to build Nova Scotia's economy and improve quality of life through education and innovation. As an NSCC employee, you will be part of that change.
You will find a place to grow personally and professionally with opportunities for professional development and collaborative projects.
You will do meaningful and challenging work in a publicly accountable and respectful working and learning environment that is diverse, safe and inclusive. You will have the freedom to enable innovation, improvement and excellence.
You will celebrate the uniqueness of individuals. NSCC campuses are located on the traditional territory of the Mi'kmaq People. Nova Scotia Community College values diversity and inclusion and is committed to employment equity. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates including Aboriginal/Indigenous Persons, members of racially visible communities, persons with disabilities, and women. Applicants from these communities wishing to self-identify may do so by completing an online questionnaire with your application.
NSCC offers a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package. As a learning-centred organization, we provide opportunities for every NSCC employee to be a life-long learner. Candidates selected for interviews will be expected to provide at least three recent, occupational references. The successful candidate will be expected to provide official transcripts to show proof of academic achievements.
NSCC is committed to the full inclusion of all applicants. As part of this commitment, NSCC will ensure that applicants are provided reasonable accommodations, as required. If accommodation is needed to participate in the job application process, please contact David Meister, HR Generalist at email@example.com. Our Employee Workplace Accommodation Policy can be found here.
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