Global Advancement
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Closing date: 
Monday, August 31, 2015 - 17:00
Employment status: 
Full or part time: 
On call
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Job description: 

Reporting to the Associate Director, Global Advancement, you will deliver translation services in Mandarin and English and help coordinate, facilitate and participate in international contract training programs. Specifically, your role will support the 2015 annual contract for the Union of Northern International Universities (UNIU) Youth Leadership Camp program. You will work directly with the international students to provide translations, orientations, campus tours, facilitate classroom time including making announcements in class, escorting groups on field trips and cultural activities. You will provide event planning and administrative support to the Office of Global Advancement.  Having sound knowledge of Victoria, the university and its history is an asset.


To be well suited to the role you will possess the following qualifications and competencies:

  • A minimum of one year relevant experience
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Experience successfully organizing activities and events
  • Experience working in a multicultural environment
  • Enthusiasm for working with students from overseas
  • A valid BC driver’s license in good standing is an asset
  • Fluency in spoken and written Mandarin
Application submission information: 

Please forward your cover letter and resume (preferably in electronic format) to:

Competition #15-102
Royal Roads University
2005 Sooke Road
Victoria, BC   V9B 5Y2
Fax:  (250) 391-2587 Tel:  (250) 391-2600 ext 4794

The competition will begin on August 24, 2015 and will close on August 31, 2015.

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.

Please note that two of our heritage buildings, including Hatley Castle, have some areas that are not easily accessible to persons who use wheelchairs.  Please call 391-2511 for information and assistance if you are dropping off your application in person.
If you are sending your application via e-mail, please ensure that your electronic file is saved in MS Word or Adobe format.