NSBS: Systems Analyst – Summer 2018 Coop Student (Full-time, 35 hours/wk.)

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Location: Halifax, NS

The Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society regulates the legal profession in Nova Scotia. We fulfil our public interest mandate by ensuring lawyers are competent, ethical and practice law in accordance with standards set by the Society.

The Society is undertaking an extensive review of its regulatory and governance model, with a view toward significant transformation. We are building a new model of regulating legal services, in a manner that is risk focused, proactive, principled and proportionate. The new approach is designed to be more responsive to a diverse and profoundly changing environment, to enhance the quality of legal services, to encourage ethical legal practice, to foster innovation in legal services and to increase access to justice.

Successful transformation will require significant enhancements to our systems, processes and technology infrastructure. This position will support this work, specifically in the administration of our membership database system (iMIS) and in network administration. It will play a major role in advancing the improved use of the system through data analysis, report writing and design, training and liaising with staff and the legal profession.

This position requires a very high level of technical competence, attention to detail, discretion and the ability to work with limited supervision on highly technical projects as well as routine tasks, while also being able to identify when direction is required.

The Systems Analyst should possess the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • working toward a diploma, undergraduate or graduate degree in Information Technology or a related field;
  • experience with a membership database, accounting system administration, report writing and online form development; experience specifically with iMIS membership database system and SAGE/Acc-Pac an asset;
  • experience with network and systems administration;
  • experience with SQL or other similar database programming languages an asset;
  • experience with web design and development an asset;
  • high level of proficiency with MS Office products (MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook) required with intermediate to advanced Excel experience an asset;
  • ability to work in a fast-paced environment, meeting tight timelines and standards while demonstrating an excellent level of attention to detail;
  • ability to take initiative and work with limited supervision utilizing a high level of problem-solving ability;
  • strong written and oral communication skills; and
  • effective coaching/training skills.

Please submit your application (resumé and cover letter) via email to hr@nsbs.org no later than March 30, 2018.

The Nova Scotia Barristers' Society values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Expiry Date: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018