Staff Career Opportunity



Competition: 7984DM
JOB TITLE: PROGRAM ASSISTANT
Position Type: Administrative Support IV
Term: Full-time, Replacement Term (to January 2015)
Department: Iniskim Centre
Date Posted: November 12, 2013
Closing Date: November 20, 2013
 
Description: Reporting to the Director, Iniskim Centre with day to day supervision provided by the Aboriginal Education Program Administrator, the Program Assistant is responsible for assistance with the overall administration of the Aboriginal Education Program.
 
Duties: In assisting with the Aboriginal Education Program, the successful incumbent will be responsible to:
• Provide administrative support and perform clerical duties
• Perform data entry and assist with general telephone, e-mail inquiries and word processing
• Maintaining a student related data base
• Administer and maintain records regarding program admission and attendance
• Assist with the coordination of information sessions, placement testing, program intakes, orientations and graduations
• Communicate regularly with Program Administrator regarding issues and concerns
• Organize program and course materials
• Assist with administrative tasks associated with the Aboriginal Education Program
• Complete data entry for instructor contracts
• Liaise with internal departments and University support services
• Attend/participate/support Iniskim staff meetings and committee meetings
• Able to have flexibility in work schedule based on program needs
 
Qualifications: • Grade 12 along with a two year diploma in a related program
• 18 to 24 months experience in an administrative or clerical role, preferably in a post secondary setting
• Preference will be given to individuals of Aboriginal ancestry
• Excellent communication and customer service abilities
• Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office
• Excellent time management, organizational and decision making skills
• Ability to attend to details and work with deadlines
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
 
Salary: $1,614.50 semi-monthly
 
Closing Date: November 20, 2013
 
Reply To: MOUNT ROYAL UNIVERSITY
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES
4825 MOUNT ROYAL GATE SW
CALGARY, AB T3E 6K6

FAX: 403.440.6629
E-mail: webapply@mtroyal.ca

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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Mount Royal University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to fostering diversity as a source of excellence, intellectual and cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome applications from those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, faculty and their scholarship including but not limited to Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, ethnic, national or socio-economic background, religion or age.