Auxiliary Administrative Support

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Auxiliary Administrative Support
Who We Are
At BCIT, putting people at the core of everything we do is paramount. This idea is the foundation of BCIT’s People Vision, which describes the Institute’s goals and priorities in respect to our people. In a complex and uncertain world, it’s vital our people feel valued, supported and connected. BCIT champions a culture of innovation and global progress through people’s imagination and creativity. With a competitive compensation package, great work-life balance, and career advancement opportunities, see why we’ve earned the title of one of BC’s Top Employers for over ten years running.
Position Summary
Are you looking to start an exciting career with one of BC’s top Employers? Are you flexible, dynamic, adaptable and passionate about what you do? BCIT’s in-house Auxiliary Support Services is looking for high caliber individuals to join our team for a variety of temporary administrative assignments. Auxiliaries provide support where employees are absent from the job due to sick leave, vacation, on training courses or to assist on projects or with heavy workloads at any of our campuses. Due to the varying demand for services, there may be breaks between assignments; we therefore cannot guarantee ongoing employment.

This competition is on-going with opportunities for part-time or full-time hours of work.
Duties & Responsibilities

Duties may include front-line customer service and clerical work including data entry and general or senior administrative support. Serving our workforce at our various campuses, placement may vary from one day to several months in duration. Work assignments vary in complexity and initiative, and all offer a variety in terms of challenge and value. Some roles are extremely challenging while others are busy, but routine in nature.

  • Minimum of six months post-secondary education in addition to formal training in a business/office program, including Microsoft Office package.
  • Minimum two to three years of general administrative experience.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Formal training and experience using email systems and Microsoft Office products, specifically Word, Excel, Outlook and Access.
  • Banner and Cognos experience is an asset.
  • Desire to remain current with business office systems.
  • Keyboarding skills of 55 wpm.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Customer service oriented with an emphasis on excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member.
  • Flexibility and ability to be called in on short-notice and work at various campus locations.

BCIT Human Resources accepts auxiliary pool applications on an ongoing basis.

Please note: these are the minimum required qualifications. This position is a dayshift position as defined in Article 14.1 of the Collective Agreement.
Additional Information
Benefits – Why you’d love working with us

  • Competitive pay
  • Defined benefit pension plan with employer contributions
  • Professional Development funds and resources
  • Access to most BCIT Flexible Learningcourses free of charge
  • Wellness and Employee Assistance programs
  • Complimentary membership with free access to the Fitness Centre, Gymnasium, and more

BCIT values diverse experiences, ideas, cultures and perspectives and is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage applications from members of all groups experiencing barriers to equity. If you require accessibility accommodations during any part of the application or hiring process, please contact so we can best support you. Please note that all applications must be submitted via the careers page portal, email applications will not be accepted.

The British Columbia Institute of Technology acknowledges that our campuses are located on the unceded traditional territories of the Coast Salish Nations of xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səl̓ilwətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh).
Salary Range Salary varies based on position: $27.11 - $38.25 per hour.
Additional Salary Information
External hires are initially placed at the minimum of the salary range with set progressions to the maximum as per the Collective Agreement. Salary prorated based on percentage and term of appointment.
Position Details

Posting Category Administration
School/Service Area HR Advisory Services
Campus Location Burnaby campus
Bargaining Unit BCGEU Support Staff
Job Status Auxiliary/Casual
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time
Number of Vacancies multiple
Anticipated Start Date
Anticipated End Date
Competition Information

Competition Number 24B385
Competition Open Date 02/14/2024
Competition Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
Quicklink for Posting

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Certificate
    • Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
  2. How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-9
    • 10+
  3. All positions at BCIT require on campus presence at the applicable campus location(s). This means the successful candidate must be able to and willing to relocate to the Lower Mainland. Please select from the following that best describes your situation:
    • I currently reside in the Lower Mainland
    • I do not currently reside in the Lower Mainland, however I am willing and able to relocate if found to be the successful candidate
    • I do not currently reside in the Lower Mainland and I am unwilling to relocate

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents