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Job Posting: Co-op Administrative Assistant

March 12, 2013

The BC Libraries Cooperative is hiring a part time administrative assistant.

The Cooperative is a community enterprise, strategically focussed on the delivery of shared operational infrastructure, brokered discounts and management expertise for libraries. Our mission is to help libraries help people. Leveraging our distributed workforce, we provide services to 100 organizations across Canada. And we’re just three years old…

The ideal candidate is an organizational and communications mastermind, possessing precisely the right blend of tech savvy, book keeping prowess, meeting preparation and calendar coordination voodoo. You have successfully organized and supported boards and senior managers in high volume organizations. You anticipate needs. You respond proactively. You create solutions. You wrote the book on member services. Details make you sing.

Position details:
Home-based position
28 hours a week
Competitive salary
Comprehensive benefits package, including pension plan

Required skills:
Advanced proficiency with standard productivity software; If there’s a credential granted for advanced mail-merging skills, you have it; 80 wpm or better typing please
Experience recording minutes with discretion
Demonstrated service provision excellence
Experience updating websites using WYSIWYG content management solutions (e.g. WordPress, Drupal)
Minimum five years experience delivering administrative excellence
Experience with QuickBooks

Experience in a distributed workforce is considered an asset

Please respond in confidence to ben.hyman[at]bc.libraries.coop with a resume and cover letter (pdf format) that clearly demonstrate your suitability for this position no later than 4pm on Tuesday, March 26, 2013.

We thank all applicants, though only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Please note: strong internal candidate.