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The Opportunity

Halifax, NS
Administrative
Experienced
Temporary
Competition Number: 2018-350

Central Office/IT Campus
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Department of Libraries & Educational Technology
Term Full-Time Position: Commencing approximately January 7, 2019 and ending approximately January 17, 2020
Application deadline is 4PM, December 11, 2018
Competition No. 2018-350
Salary range: $37,818.14 to $42,313.39 annually
 

What you'll do

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Director, Libraries & Educational Technology and under the functional guidance of the Copyright Officer, you will be the first point of contact for the College community in understanding and meeting copyright compliance and academic integrity requirements as per the Copyright Act of Canada, Fair Dealing Guidelines, NSCC Use of Copyright Materials Policy and the NSCC Academic Integrity Policy. You will triage all copyright inquiries and provide support for the College-wide activities and functions of the Copyright Office including responsibilities for copyright review and clearance processes; data input, tracking, and analysis; records management; procedures and documentation; education; citation and referencing support; responding to inquiries from faculty and staff; and liaising on copyright workflows with Print Services and Bookstores. This role also provides general administrative support for the Copyright Office and Director, Libraries & Educational Technology.

What you'll need

Qualifications

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 your position as a role model to each of 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-centered 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 Library & Information Technology, Office Administration, Paralegal or Business Diploma.
  • You have a minimum of 2 years of recent and related occupational experience.
  • Occupational experience that includes copyright, fair dealing and academic integrity in an educational context.
  • You have strong demonstrated computer literacy skills including the Microsoft Office Suite and Internet searching.
  • 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

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 are able to 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 Microsoft Excel, and AdobePro.
  • You have excellent citation and referencing skills.
  • 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 meeting time sensitive schedules and communications..
  • You have proven records and information management skills and abilities specifically related to managing file repositories; data logging, tracking and analysis.
  • You demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence and attention to detail.
  • You are dedicated to life-long learning to maintain currency in professional practice and emerging trends
  • You possess conflict management skills and the ability to negotiate challenging situations

A little bit about us

Nova Scotia Community College

NSCC is committed to building Nova Scotia's economy and quality of life through education and innovation, transforming Nova Scotia one learner at a time. NSCC offers more than 140 career-oriented programs throughout the province at our 14 campuses, including our online eCampus. Programs are offered through five academic schools – Access, Education and Language; Business and Creative Industries; Health and Human Services, Technology and Environment; Trades and Transportation – and reflect the labour market needs and opportunities in Nova Scotia. NSCC's primary goal: student success. An annual survey of College graduates shows that 82% are employed one year after graduation, most in their field of study, with 94% of those employed living and working in Nova Scotia. NSCC makes things happen. We're growing the economy of Nova Scotia, we're producing highly skilled workers, and we're building communities. How are we doing it? By providing the most career-oriented education available in Nova Scotia today; by maintaining close links to industry; and by inviting exceptionally talented people to join NSCC's team of 2,000. Consider being a part of excellence in learning and having the chance to help build Nova Scotia's future while building your own. All NSCC positions are advertised every Tuesday and Thursday. To learn more about our hiring process, please follow this link.

Are you interested?

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 publically 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. Our college welcomes diversity in both its student body and its employees, and we take every opportunity to become more inclusive. We encourage applications from qualified candidates from all diverse communities including but not limited to Indigenous Persons, racially visible persons, people with disabilities and women in non-traditional roles. 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.

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