Help Wanted: IT director at Selkirk College

Considerable knowledge of the application of educational technologies in a post-secondary institution is among the key requirements for one of the hottest opportunities on this week.

Castlegar, B.C.’s Selkirk College has posted an opening for a director of IT. The successful candidate needs between three to five years’ management experience and a background in computer science. Reporting to the vice-president of administration and finance, the IT director must also possess the ability to represent the College effectively in handling grievances and other union matters relating to the IT Department, according to the posting. The job starts as soon as possible and, depending on qualifications, will pay between about $90,000 to just over $100,000 a year. Deadline is Oct. 15.

In Toronto, the Ontario government’s I&IT Cluster is seeking a senior project manager to manage multi-jurisdictional projects and participate on enterprise-wide projects. A contract position which may last up to six months and pays between $100,793 – $124,141, the province is looking for someone with skills in estimating, budgeting, scheduling and controlling. From a technical perspective, the I&IT Cluster role involves business systems reengineering and the systems development life cycle. The Ontario Public Service is an equal-opportunity employer.

Cineplex Entertainment, which owns and operates most of the movie theatres in Canada, is on the hunt for a senior network architect. Reporting directly to the director of computer operations and infrastructure, the senior network architect will handle five major areas. These include LAN architecture and administration, firewall/VPN/Proxy Design and administration, remote connection and planning, project management and documentation. Cineplex is expecting at least five years’ experience and that the successful candidate will have and maintain all the relevant certifications. Knowledge of Cisco, HP and Widows servers is a must. The salary wasn’t specified.

A company that describes itself as “Canada’s largest and fastest growing wireless broadband service provider,” Barrett Xplore is recruiting for a computer software engineer. A permanent position based in Woodstock, N.B., the role involves developing data, process and network models to optimize architecture and to evaluate the performance and reliability of designs, according to the posting. Barrett Xplore will pay between $70,000 to $80,000 a year.

Home lending firm Centum is seeking an e-commerce Web site developer for a three-month contract based in Truro, N.S. The role will involve all aspects of design, layout and flow of the Web site, along with creating and optimizing content. The successful candidate needs to know HTML, JavaScript and PHP but will also be responsible for evaluating interactive media software products and making the right choices. The job will pay $20/Hourly for 35 hours.

Canadian companies can advertise for IT talent for $300 a month on

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