Welcome Centre Assistant (Casual)
University Service 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 University Service Centre (USC) requires an energetic people-person for a high traffic support centre on an on call-as needed basis. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing centralized support services to several departments and their visitors. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate who is customer service oriented and enjoys variety in their work day. The Welcome Centre Assistant is the first point of contact at the USC and is considered the “go to” person who is instrumental in the successful delivery of centralized administrative services.


The successful candidate will report to the Supervisor, USC and have above average administrative and interpersonal skills and intermediate computer skills. The incumbent will possess the ability to manage multiple tasks in an environment where frequent interruptions are likely to occur.


Applicants must have some post-secondary education such as an Office Administration diploma or equivalent along with at least 2-3 years of related experience. Preference will be given to candidates with advanced MS Office skills as well as previous reception experience.

This position is included under the MacEwan Staff Association employment policy/collective agreement.

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

Category Casual
Salary $20.22 to $26.28 per hour
Closing Date May 8, 2015
Competition No. 15.04.028
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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