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Toronto ON, M5S 0A1
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The Ontario College of Teachers licenses, governs and regulates the Ontario teaching profession in the public interest.

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Ontario College of Teachers is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environment. We will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. To advise us of your accommodation needs, please use this form. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

Apply now for current openings at the College.


Posting 16-11
Bilingual Library Assistant, Policy & Research Unit
Corporate and Council Services Department

Regular Position, Category 13 – Salary Range $43,547– $59,108 

You are an accomplished library professional with good writing skills and a high level of oral language proficiency in English and in French. You will provide cataloguing, library information, searching, shelving and related services supporting French and English language patrons of the Ontario College of Teachers Library.

French-language proficiency at the following Canadian Language Benchmark levels: oral expression (9), oral comprehension (9), written comprehension (9), and written expression (7).

Primary Duties:

  • Provides reference assistance to on-line, telephone, and in-person enquiries from College members, Council Members and staff as well as guidance on how to use our online catalogue, research databases and Library services 
  • Act as back up in  Library Technician’s absence, which includes cataloguing in the Horizon Sirsi Dynix system
  • Recommends French resources to purchase for the library
  • Monitors shipping issues and responsible for troubleshooting with Canada Post
  • Check- in, check out and renew items for patrons
  • Select and prepare books for courier shipment to borrowers
  • Barcode and place College identifiers on new acquisitions and create call number stickers for new items
  • Check in journals and periodicals
  • Print internal staff material routing slips
  • Maintain and update electronic routing slip file
  • Respond to all French patron requests in person, phone or email.
  • Update loose-leaf reference materials
  • Order inventory and make printing requests to production for 'date due' slips, 'Return' slips, 'Return labels', padded envelopes for shipping purposes
  • Pick-up and place daily papers
  • Ensure that the retention schedule of journals, periodicals and newsprint is up-to-date Shelve books and DVDs accurately according to the Library of Congress format
  • Shelve periodicals
  • Update displays of new books and DVDs
  • Pick-up and process mail.
  • Other duties or special projects as assigned by Corporate Research Analyst or Manager of Policy and Research

Qualifications:

  • Two year Community College diploma in Library and Technology or related field
  • A minimum of 2 years’ of relevant professional experience in a library
  • Demonstrated experience responding to reference requests in English and French
  • Demonstrated experience in the circulation of materials, processing of serials and monographs, shelving of materials, renewing, checking out and placing holds for patrons, assisting patrons in searching for materials
  • Sound judgment skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a part of a team
  • Demonstrated ability using cataloguing software [eg. SirsiDynix Horizon]
  • Demonstrated knowledge of cataloguing principles, practices, and tools including: AACR2R, MARC 21, LCSH
  • Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft word, online research databases and internet
  • Excellent customer service and trouble shooting skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills [English and French]
  • Proven ability to pay close attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Be comfortable with technology
  • Candidate must be enthusiastic, engaged and willing to learn, embrace change

Assets:

  • Some knowledge of education in Ontario as well as Ontario Educational School System Collections and materials of interest to the teaching and regulatory profession.

To apply, submit your resume and cover letter no later than May 4, 2016.

Ontario College of Teachers is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environment. We will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise the Human Resources Department to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.


Posting 16-10
Bilingual Membership Records Assistant
Membership Records Unit, Membership Services Department

Regular Position, Category 13 - Salary Range $43,547 – $59,108

Drawing on your experience in high volume records handling in a modern database environment, you will support the ongoing maintenance of the Member Registry by maintaining electronic, hard copy and microfiche filing systems, as well as reviewing and imaging incoming documents and updating client electronic files. An ability to contribute positively to a fast-paced team, familiarity with Microsoft Office, advanced keyboarding speed and accuracy, as well as familiarity with university transcripts are assets for this position. Both French- and English-language oral and writing proficiency are essential for this position. French language proficiency is required at the following Canadian Language Benchmark levels: oral expression (8), oral comprehension (8), written comprehension (9), and written expression (8).

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain electronic and hard copy filing systems in support of the registry functions of the Membership Services Department.
  • Review incoming documents to determine type, authenticity, and nature of the writer’s request.
  • Scan incoming documentation using College imaging equipment and update membership database.
  • Receive and process fee payments and requests for change of information in membership database.
  • Receive and process requests for statements of standing, duplicate certificates and other documents.
  • Process applications for certification and generate application status updates information for new applicants and other customized communication in response to other service requests.
  • Provide assistance and clarification for all file types.
  • Track and expedite client files, prepare chronologies on cases, as necessary
  • Process reports from faculties received for Ontario New Graduates and members who have completed additional qualification courses.
  • Log positive Criminal Records Checks documentation for presentation to Officer and Director.
  • Process membership record update requests received from other departments.
  • Print duplicate and one-off certificates and original documents as required.
  • Review escalated document packages for resolution and/or referral to Officer.
  • Act as the unit’s contact for their counterparts in Client Services and Evaluation.
  • Review files from applicants without various required documents for acceptability and further processing.
  • Provide Welcome Counter support in authenticating foreign, one-time-issued documents and provide walk-in relief coverage when necessary.
  • Contact external agencies for confirmation/verification of official documentation (for example, criminal record checks, and translations).
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

To apply, submit your resume and cover letter no later than May 2, 2016.

Ontario College of Teachers is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environment. We will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise the Human Resources Department to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.


Posting 16-09
Bilingual Client Services Assistant, Client Services Unit
Membership Services Department

Regular Position, Category 13 – Salary Range $43,547 - $59,108

Experience required in a modern client contact centre environment, with professional French- and English-language oral communication ability as well as strong writing skills to provide excellent service in responding to e-mail enquiries and letters.  French-language proficiency at the following Canadian Language Benchmark levels: oral expression (9), oral comprehension (9), written comprehension (9), and written expression (9).

Primary Duties:

  • Answer enquiries and provide accurate and concise information by telephone, in writing and in person to members, applicants and the general public
  • Provide assistance and advice to internationally educated teachers seeking a teaching license in Ontario
  • Advise applicants as to the status of their application and provide information on how to obtain documents required for registration
  • Provide information on additional qualification courses, admission prerequisites and course providers
  • Receive and process fee payments and member update information on the membership database.
  • Receive and process requests for various print materials produced by the Ontario College of Teachers
  • Collaborate with colleagues in other units in the department to provide information to applicants and members
  • Engage in problem solving to resolve issues for applicants and members
  • Refer complex inquiries to Client Services Officers
  • Verify caller or visitor identity prior to the release of all personal information.
  • Cross-training for occasional assignment to Membership Records Assistant and/or Evaluation Assistant responsibilities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Manager of Client Services.

To apply, submit your resume and cover letter no later than May 2, 2016.

Ontario College of Teachers is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environment. We will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise the Human Resources Department to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially. 


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