Administrative Assistant III
Aboriginal Education Centre

MacEwan University inspires students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences – ours is a connected culture that focuses on learner-centered teaching, and on providing opportunities for students to grow and achieve.

The university provides a transformative education in a creative, collaborative and supportive learning environment. 19,000 full- and part-time students are enrolled in more than 65 programs: four-year undergraduate degrees, applied degrees, university transfer programs and one- and two-year diploma and certificates. Additional offerings include preparation for university and college, English as a Second Language, professional and personal development courses and workshops, corporate training and the Alberta College Conservatory of Music.

The Aboriginal Education Centre, located at City Centre Campus, has an exciting opportunity for an administrative assistant for a high traffic student service department with an Aboriginal focus. The position is focused mainly on administrative duties balanced with reception duties.

In this position, you will provide reception and administrative support to the Aboriginal Education Centre team, such as records generation and management; coordinating initiatives and events; producing newsletters, forms, correspondence and PowerPoints; assisting recruitment through sharing at career fairs and campus tours; direct inquiries to appropriate resources at MacEwan, Edmonton, and Aboriginal community resources; and other duties as assigned.

The successful candidate will possess exceptional interpersonal skills and flexibility. Knowledge of student services and post-secondary institutions is desirable. Knowledge of Aboriginal communities and cultures is desirable. Demonstrated effectiveness in handling confidential and stressful situations as well as a demonstrated ability to work as part of a team is required.

The successful candidate must have a minimum of two (2) years post-secondary diploma in office administration and two years’ experience in office administration preferably in a post-secondary environment. Equivalents will be considered. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher) is required and working knowledge of PeopleSoft and record management are assets.

When you become part of the MacEwan team, you will enjoy a competitive salary, and:

• Generous vacation time
• Secure pension plan
• Excellent benefits package
• Effective recognition and retention programs
• Continuous learning culture
• Opportunities for career growth

You can view the benefits using this link:

This position is included under the MacEwan Staff Association Collective Agreement

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Category Full Time Continuing
Salary $40,933 to $53,212
Closing Date July 17, 2015
Competition No. 15.07.065
Apply In Person/By Mail MacEwan University
Human Resources Department
University Services Centre
Rm. 10-600, 10700 - 104 Avenue
Edmonton AB T5J 4S2

Fax: (780) 497-5430
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