Senior Information Technology Analyst

Aurora College

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July 25, 2022
Fort Smith, Canada
Job Type
Annual Salary
$95,784 - $114,426
Hours per Week
Closing Date


Senior Information Technology Analyst

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Department Information

A vibrant northern college committed to excellence in education and research, Aurora College strives to demonstrate leadership in the delivery of relevant and meaningful education and research rooted in strong connections to Northern land, tradition, community and people. Aurora College is a public college delivering adult and post-secondary education programs. Aurora College offers a variety of programs designed to meet the labour market needs of the North while providing students with the support, skills and education required to achieve success in their chosen careers. Aurora College is currently going through a transformation to becoming a polytechnic university and this is an exciting time to be on the team.

Job Information

The community of Fort Smith is located along the Slave River on the 60th parallel which provides an abundance of outdoor activity options for the 2,500 residents. Aside from the water activities, and world class rapids, provided by the river there are a number of other amenities to help residents enjoy a balanced lifestyle including a beautiful local campsite, 9-hole golf course, pool and a curling rink to name just a few.

Aurora College is seeking a Senior Information Technology Analyst to live in beautiful Fort Smith while working to support approximately 1,300 students and staff at all three campuses, Community Learning Centres, the Aurora Research Institute, and the Office of the President.

As the successful applicant you will be responsible for managing and coordinating the planning, development, and operations of the College network infrastructure and information systems in consultation with the Manager, Information Systems and Technology (IST) and campus IST staff. You will also maintain the security of the College's server infrastructure in order to ensure the integrity of data.

This position also manages a helpdesk and end-user support for the College to ensure effective and timely response to hardware and software problems.

To be considered for this competition you’ll have to have completed a degree in computer science or information systems and six (6) years of recent and related network and Microsoft Windows server administrator experience.

If you think you have the skills and experience to do this job but don’t exactly match the job requirements please consider applying as equivalencies will be considered on a case by case basis.

The most important attribute we are seeking is a positive attitude and a willingness to support Aurora College’s  leadership in the delivery of relevant and meaningful education and research rooted in strong connections to Northern land, tradition, community and people.

Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.

Criminal Records Check

Candidates must provide a satisfactory criminal record check. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.

Diversity and Inclusion

The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace.  If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.


Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 22490

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $49.12 per hour to $58.68 per hour (approximately $95,784 - $114,426.) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $7,374.


How to Apply

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All hiring for Aurora College is through the Government of the Northwest Territories and the Careers Website.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:
Fort Smith HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
BOX 876
Tel (867) 872-6500
Fax (867) 872-3298

Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.