International Associate (Translator)

Centre for Teaching & Educational Technologies
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Closing date: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 17:00
Employment status: 
Full or part time: 
On call
Competition status: 
Job description: 

Based in Victoria and reporting to the CTET Manager, Learning Design Services, you will work with the School of Education and Technology administration team and the CTET Learning Technologist to replace translated material in the correct place in the course shell (SET MAELM program). In this role you will be required to provide English to Mandarin translation.

  • Two years of related administrative support and language translation experience
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Fluent in both oral and written Mandarin with excellent translation abilities
  • Well-developed organizational and project management skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and demonstrated experience and ability working with other cultures
  • Strong customer service focus when dealing with all internal and external clients (learners, affiliate, faculty, alumni, RRU staff, etc.)
  • Demonstrated attention to detail with strong problem solving skills
  • Advanced computer skills with experience in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel), including the ability and desire to learn additional programs
  • Must possess a positive, respectful and collaborative attitude and be comfortable working both independently and in a team-based environment while always maintaining a professional approach to working relationships and conflict resolution
  • High level of professionalism and dedication
  • Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision including ability to take initiative where and when appropriate, and work well under pressure
  • Previous experience in international education would be an asset
Application submission information: 

This is a casual on-call position for approximately six months, with varying day and evening shifts and we cannot guarantee a set number of hours per week.  The rate of pay is $20.39 per hour plus an additional 4% vacation pay.

To apply please forward your cover letter and curriculum vitae (preferably in electronic format) to: with a subject line of:

16-074-A0176 – Last name, First name

Or mail to:
Human Resources - Career Opportunities
Royal Roads University
2005 Sooke Road
Victoria, BC   V9B 5Y2
Fax:  (250) 391-2570 Tel:  (250) 391-2511

The competition began on August 17, 2016 and will close on August 30, 2016; however, the competition will remain open until successful candidates are found. 

While Royal Roads University values all applications we receive, only those candidates short-listed for further consideration will be contacted. RRU is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the principle of equity in employment. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority consideration.

If you are sending your application via e-mail, please ensure that your electronic file is saved in MS Word or Adobe pdf. format.