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Posting Status Branch Competition Number Closing Date Download
Graphics Designer

Graphics Designer

Feb 22, 2024
Competition Number:
24-30
Closing Date:
Mar 3, 2024, 23:59 PM

Graphics Designer

Permanent Full-Time (1.0 FTE /35 hours weekly)

Okanagan Regional Library Headquarters location (Kelowna BC)

$27.50 - $28.91

The ORL is growing with the opportunity to add a new position, a Permanent Full-Time Graphics Designer to our organization!

We invite you to bring your expertise and commitment to service excellence to a role where you can make a real difference.

About the Okanagan Regional Library (ORL)

Located in beautiful British Columbia, the ORL stretches from Golden in the Rocky Mountains through the wine and fruit producing lands of the Okanagan Valley to the semi-desert Osoyoos at the US border.  It is a vibrant library system, with 30 branches, serving 26 diverse communities, over 300 employees and a service population of over 400,000 people.

The Opportunity

The Okanagan Regional Library is looking for a Graphics Designer that responsible for providing graphic design expertise to promote library services. Duties include: performing graphic design tasks; establishing formats and production methods; scheduling, coordinating and executing production; assisting in the developing of brand standards; evaluating techniques and recommending improvements.

Under the direction of the Director of Marketing and Communications this position performs a variety of Graphics Design tasks including but not limited to:

  • Designs and illustrates to print readiness material such as program materials, promotional/marketing products, ad copy and signage.
  • Schedules, plans and implements graphics design workflow.Monitors the status of requests and projects to ensure they are completed on time.
  • Tracking and distribution of promotional and branch support materials.
  • Liaises with staff and provides consultative services, including advice, guidance and orientation on the development of graphic design concepts and best implantation methods.
  • Provides input on graphics standards and monitors quality assurance on graphics projects, reviewing content for completeness and accuracy.
  • Designs corporate material, such as but not limited to the annual report.
  • Creates digital images and monitors digital displays.
  • Liaises with library staff to ensure content and design meet internal and external customer needs.
  • Provides advice on the scheduling, evaluation and prioritizing of print jobs.
  • Sources new productivity work tools.
  • Performs basic equipment maintenance and resolves routine hardware and software problems.
  • Performs other duties of similar complexity and scope, as assigned.

The role requires exercising independent judgement and adheres to established Okanagan Regional Library (ORL) policies, procedures and practices.

Education

  • Grade 12
  • plus, Bachelor of Design or equivalent.

Related Experience

Minimum 3 years full time (or equivalent) in a Graphic Design and Print Production.

Other Requirements

  1. Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate with courtesy, tact and interest with staff and all sectors of the public.
  2. Demonstrated proficiency in web and print publishing software (e.g., Adobe Creative Suite), including Microsoft Office Suite
  3. Demonstrated knowledge of graphic design principles
  4. Strong visual and artistic skills, including knowledge of printing and photo-reproduction.
  5. Demonstrated ability to edit and optimize images for the Internet.
  6. Demonstrated ability to use photo editing software and Cloud based software for remote digital displays.
  7. Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
  8. Strong organizational and time management skills.
  9. Aptitude for detailed work.
  10. Demonstrated ability to operate business machines (copiers, scanners, fax machines).
  11. Physical ability to handle heavy boxes.
  12. Valid BC Driver’s License.

If you meet these requirements and are interested in this opportunity, we would like to hear from you! Please submit a resume and cover letter outlining how your skills can be applied to a library setting.

We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization; however, only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Job Status:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Headquarters
  • Open
  • Headquarters
24-30
Mar 3, 2024
Human Resources Assistant

Human Resources Assistant

Jan 23, 2024
Competition Number:
24-11
Closing Date:
Mar 3, 2024, 15:00 PM

Human Resources Assistant

Permanent Full-Time (1.0 FTE / 35 hours weekly)

Okanagan Regional Library Headquarters location (1430 KLO RD, Kelowna BC)

The ORL is growing with the opportunity to add a Permanent Full-Time Human Resources Assistant to our organization!

We invite you to bring your expertise and commitment to service excellence to a role where you can make a real difference.

About the Okanagan Regional Library (ORL)

Located in beautiful British Columbia, the ORL stretches from Golden in the Rocky Mountains through the wine and fruit producing lands of the Okanagan Valley to the semi-desert Osoyoos at the US border.  It is a vibrant library system, with 30 branches, serving 26 diverse communities, over 300 employees and a service population of over 400,000 people.

The Opportunity

The Okanagan Regional Library is looking for a Human Resources Assistant that works in a confidential capacity and is responsible for support to the Human Resources Department. The Human Resources Assistant provides administrative support and coordination for various human resources department programs and initiatives.

Under the guidance and supervision of the Director of Human Resources this position performs a variety of Human Resources administrative tasks including but not limited to

  • Maintain the HRIS database.
  • Schedule meetings and take minutes.
  • Collect, track, and record employee information.
  • Support all internal and external HR-related inquiries.
  • Create and maintain personnel files.
  • Assist with the recruitment process by identifying candidates, scheduling and participating in interviews, performing reference checks, and issuing employment contracts.
  • Coordinate training sessions and seminars.

The incumbent exercises, independent judgement, follows established Okanagan Regional Library policies, procedures, and practices and maintains the integrity and confidentiality of information communication within the organization.

Education

  • Grade 12 or equivalent.
  • Diploma in Human Resources Management or Business Administration.
  • Payroll experience an asset.

Related Experience

  • Minimum of two (2) years in a human resources environment, or equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • 1 Year experience working in a unionized environment.

Other Requirements

  • Knowledge of Employment Standards
  • Understanding of Collective Bargaining and Collective Agreements.
  • Knowledge of WorkSafe regulations and protocols
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Experience and expertise with the use of Microsoft suite software.
  • Experience with virtual meeting platforms.
  • Demonstrated experience using a fully integrated Human Resources Information System
  • Well established time management skills
  • Aptitude for detailed work.
  • Ability to communicate with courtesy, tact and interest with staff and all sectors of the public.
  • Considerable knowledge of computer software applications.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities at the same time.
  • Valid B.C. Driver's Licence.

If you meet these requirements and are interested in this opportunity, we would like to hear from you! Please submit a resume and cover letter outlining how your skills can be applied to a library setting.

We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization; however, only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Job Status:
  • Open
Job Branch:
  • Headquarters
  • Open
  • Headquarters
24-11
Mar 3, 2024

Apply at jobs@orl.bc.ca

Status definitions

  • Screening: Posting has closed and applications are being shortlisted.
  • Interviewing: Short listed candidates have been contacted for an interview.
  • Final Process: Reference checking and/or testing is being conducted. A job offer is pending. 
  • Filled:  The competition has been closed.
  • On-Hold:  For a variety of reasons, recruitment activity has been suspended. 
  • Cancelled:  Cancelled.



Personal information collected is used in accordance with the provincial Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. The ORL is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. As the ORL is responsible for the well-being of its customers, a criminal record check is a condition of employment. Disclosure of a criminal record may preclude you from employment with the ORL.

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