The Opportunity

Halifax, NS
Competition Number: 2324-183


Learning Commons Assistant - Test Center Administrator (TS8)


Akerley Campus

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Student Services
Term, Full-Time Position:
Commencing approximately April 22, 2024 and ending approximately October 31, 2024
Application deadline is 11:59PM, April 4, 2024

Competition No. 2324-183

Salary range: $43,468.12 to $50,612.22 annually

What you'll do


What you will be doing…

  • Reporting on campus to the Manager of Student Services and functionally to the Director of Libraries & Learning Commons, you will play a key role in the coordination, delivery and promotion of services and events offered in the Library and Learning Commons. This work incudes supporting students with technology; providing guidance and support in accessing and using learning supports; making referrals to internal and external resources; and collecting and recording service delivery data.
  • As part of the Testing Centre staff, you will assist in the administration of the Testing Center including the invigilation of internal and external testing, consulting with faculty on testing requirements and ensuring that academic and testing policies and protocols are followed.
  • You will liaise with Student Accessibility Specialists on approved test accommodations and the assistive technology needs of students with disabilities. Working with the Manager of Student Services you will also support Student Services' events, activities, and initiatives such as convocation, Get Started and Open House. This position may require some evening and Saturday hours.

What you'll need


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, Library Technician.
  • 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-mail, Office 365 and Assistive Technology, such as Read and Write. Experience with PeopleSoft, Brightspace, EnCampus, Alma, and Pearson would be assets.
  • 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 students in post-secondary, including supporting students with assistive technology would be considered an asset
  • You have experience troubleshooting computer hardware, software, printers, and photocopiers

Relevant Skills and Knowledge

  • You demonstrate a commitment to equity diversity, inclusion, accessibility and anti-racism
  • 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, library services, and/or invigilating tests
  • You are known for your problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • You are a strong communicator
  • You possess excellent coordination skills specifically related to booking tests and scheduling appointments
  • You have proven records and information management skills and abilities related to service delivery data
  • You demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence, teamwork, and supporting student success
  • You have proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment that requires accuracy and attention to detail.
  • You are dedicated to life-long learning

A little bit about us

Nova Scotia Community College

We value Diversity and Inclusion

The College values diversity and inclusion and is committed to employment equity. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates including Aboriginal/Indigenous Persons, Black/African Nova Scotians, members of racially visible communities, persons with disabilities, persons of a minority sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, and women. Applicants from these communities wishing to self-identify may do so by completing the online questionnaire within the application.

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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 Nikki Berrigan, HR Generalist at [email protected]. Our Employee Workplace Accommodation Policy can be found here.