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Membership Services Officer I
Membership Services Officer II

The University of Victoria Faculty Association is an academic union representing approximately 920 faculty members and librarians. The UVicFA includes four full-time staff members and one part-time staff member.

The UVicFA is seeking a Membership Services Officer (MSO) at the level of either MSO1 or MSO2. The Membership Services Officers provide the Association with expertise and support in membership services, governance, communications, research and policy development, and collective bargaining to achieve the mission, vision and mandate of the Faculty Association.

MSO1 and MSO2 require labour relations experience, a high degree of confidentiality, and a broad set of skills related to dispute resolution, research, collective bargaining, and advocacy in an academic labour relations environment. Those seeking to be appointed at the MSO2 level will also require legal expertise.

Membership Services Officers report to the Association President and work closely with the other two Membership Services Officers and the Association’s Advising and Dispute Resolution Committee (ADRC).


Required for MSO1:

  • Undergraduate degree and 3 years of relevant experience
  • Experience in research and analysis (quantitative and qualitative)
  • Solid understanding of collective agreements and employment benefits

Required for MSO2:

  • Law degree or advanced labour relations education or other advanced degree with a substantial legal component, or other significant legal credential
  • Knowledge of labour, employment, equity and human rights laws and policies
  • Sophisticated understanding of collective agreements and employment benefits

Required for MSO1 and 2:

  • Experience or advanced education in labour relations
  • Understanding and strict adherence to the maintenance of confidentiality
  • Understanding of relevant privacy considerations in the context of a membership services portfolio
  • Ability to exercise tact, discretion, professionalism, and good judgment at all times
  • Experience in collective bargaining
  • Excellent written communication skills with the ability to write a variety of documents, such as briefing materials, reports and correspondence
  • Experience presenting complex materials to stakeholder groups
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills, with an ability to apply creative and critical thinking to research and analysis
  • Strong organizational skills, with an ability to manage multiple projects and files simultaneously
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently, prioritizing and exercising sound judgment with a demonstrated ability to organize and execute
  • Ability to proactively develop and maintain effective working relationships with key contacts in government, member institutions and other stakeholders

For a full description of all of the duties and responsibilities associated with these positions, please see the job descriptions for MSO1 and MSO2.

Salary Ranges

The MSO1 salary range is $70,000-$90,000, depending on qualifications and experience.

The MSO2 salary range is $80,000-$118,000, depending on qualifications and experience.

The UVicFA offers a competitive benefits package.

In accordance with the University of Victoria’s equity plan and pursuant to Section 42 of the BC Human Rights code, preference will be given to members of the following designated group(s): Indigenous Peoples and racialized people or people of colour. Candidates from these groups who wish to qualify for preferential consideration must self-identify in their cover letter.

The committee will review other applications if they do not find a suitable candidate in the preferential pool.

How to Apply

To apply please submit your cover letter and CV to Azra Fanoos at [email protected] by 12:00 p.m. PST, September 5, 2023.

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