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Posting number 2019.125
Position Auxiliary, Information Technology Services Support Staff
Group Staff
Department Information Technology Services
Location Abbotsford
Contract type 1-2 temporary positions, varying hours, on-call
Start date Summer 2019; positions run through the year
Review date Open until filled
Salary scale $15.09 - $21.29 per hour

About UFV

The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) is nationally recognized for its emphasis on teaching excellence, experiential and applied education, community engagement, and Indigenization. UFV is the school of choice for over 15,000 students. With six campuses and centres, UFV offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the arts, sciences, and professional studies, as well as trades and technology education, university preparation, and continuing education.

At UFV, we are dedicated to changing lives and building community. Our educational goals are to prioritize learning everywhere; be flexible and responsive; collaborate across boundaries; develop local and global citizenship; and integrate experiential learning. A British Columbia “Top Employer”, we are committed to providing a welcoming, inclusive and dynamic learning and working environment that is fair and respectful of everyone. Our culturally diverse employee and student populations reflect the local, national, international and Indigenous communities we serve. If you see yourself as a lifelong member of a community that values and nurtures innovation and creativity, cultivates leadership and citizenship, and where success builds on success, you belong at UFV.

Posting details

Information Technology Services requires Auxiliary, Information Technology Support Staff. Opportunities include entry-level support in areas:

 IT Service Desk and Support Analyst: This role will act as the primary contact for users with IT issues or enquiries, and will provide first level technical support. Service desk duties include receiving, recording, assigning and reporting on help desk service requests received by telephone, email, and other help desk communications.  Other tasks may include technical troubleshooting, deploys software, supports and troubleshoots UFV standard computer hardware and peripherals used by faculty, staff and students. 

Networking: General knowledge of data cabling standards and experience installing and configuing network switches is recommended.Cisco CCNA certification or CompTIA Network + is an asset for this role.

Programming: Entry-level system analysis support in areas of programming, tier 2 support, application administration and database support. Candidates should have current programming language experience with good analysis and work-flow skills.

Audio/Visual: Assisting the A/V team with maintaining and upgrading educational technology products and components in its classroom across the Fraser Valley.

All positions may be required to lift computer equipment, supplies and materials while spending brief periods of time working under desks and in tight spaces.


Completion of a certificate in Computer Information Technology from a recognized post-secondary institution or equivalent post-secondary education is required. Applicants working towards a diploma or degree in Information Technology is considered an asset. Minimum one (1) year of related experience.  Successful applicants must have exceptional customer service skills; demonstrated ability to work as part of an integrated team; excellent communication skills; able to provide discretion and confidentiality, competent with varying technologies; able to remain calm while working in a fast-paced environment.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to an interview as a first step in being placed on a list of auxiliary employees available for work as the need arises.

How to apply

Applications will continue to be accepted until positions have been filled. Please indicate the area of IT Services you would like to apply to.

Direct resume and cover letter (1 document), including evidence of appropriate qualifications, referring to Posting #2019.125 in the subject line to:


Email application to:

Human Resources
University of the Fraser Valley
33844 King Road, Abbotsford, BC, Canada V2S 7M8
Phone: (604) 854-4554
Fax: (604) 854-1538

Find out how to prepare your application

Please note:

  • We thank all applicants for considering UFV for employment.
  • Incomplete applications will not be processed.
  • In order to be environmentally and fiscally responsible, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.
  • Short-listed candidates may undergo a criminal record check and/or a verification of their education credentials, as required.
  • Shortlisted applicants for staff positions will be required to provide copies of their most recent evaluation summary.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

UFV is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

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