Careers

Administrative Support III
Guest Accommodation Services

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 an Additional Language, professional and personal development courses and workshops, corporate training and the Alberta College Conservatory of Music.

Guest Accommodation Services at MacEwan University is seeking an experienced Administrative Assistant to join its dynamic team for a 11 month term position from February 1, 2016 to December 2016. This position will be of interest to a detail-oriented, organized, customer focused individual who enjoys working in a customer service, fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

This position is responsible for providing administrative support to Guest Accommodation Services located in MacEwan University Residence. This position is the first point of contact for guests, staff, potential clients and involves frequent phone, email and in-person contact. Administrative responsibilities are diverse and could include responding to inquiries, maintaining guest and administrative files, placing orders for supplies or equipment, preparing reports, organizing information and compiling statistical information and assisting with groups and set up of the annual summer guest accommodation operation. The primary hours of work will be Monday through Friday with the some flexibility in hours (working evenings, weekends, overtime) required during peak times in the guest accommodations business.

Applicants must have an Office Administration diploma or an equivalent combination of education and experience with a minimum of two years’ administrative experience. Experience in a residence or hotel setting or post secondary environment are assets. The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills; both written and verbal, have experience in positions that require a high level of attention to detail, strong customer service and organizational skills, be able to cope with multiple deadlines and competing priorities and have the ability to work with a diverse range of colleagues and customer groups. Proficiency in using Microsoft Word and Excel is required. Experience using Peoplesoft or hotel reservation software would be considered an asset.

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 Term
Salary $41,854 to $54,410
Closing Date January 18, 2016
Competition No. 16.01.002
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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