Executive Assistant – District of North Vancouver

(Regular Full-Time, Exempt
Lynn Valley Library Administration
Job Posting #17-13 | Closing Date: September 18th 2017

North Vancouver District Public Library is a community-focused Library serving almost 90,000 residents in the District of North Vancouver at three NVDPL locations. We are proud to support a culture of learning and a love of reading in our diverse community, and our unique and innovative approach to programming complements our comprehensive collection and growing digital resource library. A refreshed strategic plan is inspiring new service initiatives, and our vision is to shape the District of North Vancouver’s future by inspiring learning, discovery, creativity, and collaboration in local residents.

NVDPL is currently recruiting an Executive Assistant (Regular Full-Time, Exempt).

We have an immediate opening for an individual who understands what it takes to provide top notch senior level administrative support. Your primary responsibility will be to provide proactive, energetic organizational skills and assistance to the Library Director and other members of the management team. This role provides you with a broad range of activities, projects and diverse responsibilities. With your professionalism and ability to adapt to change with a ‘can do’ attitude, you make things happen and produce high quality work. You are the key liaison between the Director and various internal and external contacts, and practice a high degree of confidentiality, diplomacy, and sensitivity when dealing with executives and officials.

You possess:
Strong organizational skills with the ability to meet deadlines and adapt to changing situations
Exceptional interpersonal and relationship-building skills
Strong skills in the use of spreadsheet, database, word processing and presentation software to create relevant and high quality work that supports decision making
Considerable knowledge of current office practices and procedures, as well as library legislation, policies and procedures
The ability to plan, establish and improve administrative procedures
The ability to act with initiative and independence of judgement, under minimal supervision
A solutions-oriented attitude, open to learning and professional challenges

The successful candidate will have completed one year of post-secondary education in applied business, business or a related area; plus a minimum of 3 years of administrative assistant experience in a related environment or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

The salary range for this non-unionized position is $33.03 – $36.70 per hour (2015 rates) and is based on a 37.5-hour work week. We invite all interested candidates to consider being a part of the exciting opportunities at North Vancouver District Public Library. If you are interested in joining our dynamic team and you have the qualifications we are looking for, please apply via email only with your cover letter and resume to libraryhr@nvdpl.ca by 4:30pm on September 18, 2017 to be considered for this competition.

Interested in learning more about us? Visit www.nvdpl.ca

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