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School of Technology and Environment
Continuing Full Time Position: 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 a start date at this time
Application deadline is 4PM, May 7, 2020
Competition No. 2020-069
Salary range: $47,223.04 to $55,381.41 annually
As NSCC takes precautionary measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, please be advised that hiring processes will 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.
You will provide supervision and assistance in the Geomatics programs, Centre of Geographic Sciences (COGS), Lawrencetown site. You will arrange for and assist in the set-up of specialized laboratory equipment; demonstration of laboratory techniques and equipment; assistance to students in the laboratory during scheduled laboratory times and at other times as necessary. You will support for specialized printing/plotting services; preparation of digital data sets to be used for student assignments. Other related duties may be assigned by the Academic Chair.
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-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 post-secondary certificate in a geomatics discipline or an undergraduate degree in geography specializing in physical, and/or urban and regional geography, or equivalent.
- You have a minimum of two years of recent and related occupational experience in applied geomatics theory including mapping, physical geography terrain analysis, air photo interpretation, graphic design, GIS/modeling and statistical analysis. You possess industry experience in a geomatics environment using a variety of hardware and software tools.
- You are familiar with and comfortable using computer applications such as the Microsoft Office Suite, E-mail, and other software products including AutoCAD, Database and/or inventory software.
- 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 in training/facilitation preparation, delivery and evaluation would be considered an asset.
- Experience supporting/providing service to students and prospective students would be considered an asset
- Part of your assignment will include the support and management of equipment inventory used by students, faculty and researchers.
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 firmware upgrade, equipment servicing and troubleshooting
- 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 equipment and inventory
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 protected]