HCOS Learning Commons Assistant – Shipping & Receiving

  • Full Time
  • Kelowna

Website Heritage Christian Online School

Rooted in the home education community in British Columbia since 2004, HCOS is a vibrant and diverse community committed to excellence in Christian home education.

Heritage Christian Online School (HCOS) is a K-12 Provincial Online Learning School, providing fully accredited, Christian education to students in BC. As one of Western Canada’s largest online schools, we connect teachers with families and students to provide guidance and support via personalized, online, and face-to-face options.

HCOS has an opening for an Learning Commons Assistant – Shipping & Receiving working in the Learning Commons Office. This is an onsite position at 40 hours per week. The primary purpose of this position is to be responsible for all shipping and receiving of materials, as well as assisting with clerical and reference duties in the Learning Commons.

As the Learning Commons Assistant – Shipping & Receiving, your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Create shipping lists from orders for materials
  • Pull and pack materials, and ship them to patrons via courier or postal service, or contact to arrange pick-up if local.
  • Create and maintain records of shipping
  • Liaise with couriers and write reports for returns, overdue items, refunds, and reminders.
  • Report to the LC director about the status of the shipping budget
  • Circulation duties and book maintenance including processing new books
  • Assist with the inventory
  • Update title and patron records in Insignia as needed
  • Shelve books and maintain an organized library.
  • Support librarian with bulletin board content
  • Prioritize workflow and give guidance to the Learning Commons Shipping Assistant
  • Assign new patron accounts and communicate with patrons about late returns.
  • Assist patrons with booking items and educate patrons on the process.
  • Reference duties, including retrieval of information
  • Data entry into the used curriculum system.
  • Respond to Live chat questions, and attend Learning Commons meetings

We are looking for someone with the following Qualifications & Skills:

  • Demonstrates a commitment to, and a lifestyle reflective of, the KCCS Foundational Beliefs
  • High school certification
  • Shipping experience within a school or educational institution is an asset
  • Experience working with Canpar or Purolator an asset
  • Experience with library management systems as an asset
  • Excellent numeracy and oral communication skills
  • Good problem-solving skills with attention to detail
  • Good working knowledge of Outlook, Insignia, Zoom, Google and Excel.

The work conditions and physical requirements are:

  • Working 40 hours weekly onsite in beautiful Kelowna, BC
  • Able to sit for long periods of time
  • Able to work very well under pressure with deadlines
  • Able to lift heavy packages up to 50 lbs, and be physically fit
  • Available to work on the odd weekend or out-of-hours

What we offer:

  • Competitive wage – $20.80 to $25.97 per hour
  • 3 weeks annual vacation
  • Benefits of:
    • Life Insurance & Dependent Life Insurance
    • Long Term Disability
    • Extended Health and Benefits
    • Health Spending Account
    • Employee and Family Support Program
    • RRSP Match program

Please apply online HCOS Learning Commons Assistant – Shipping & Receiving or by copying and pasting this link in to your browser: https://forms.kccnet.ca/view.php?id=857915

Closing Date:  July 17, 2024

To apply for this job please visit forms.kccnet.ca.