DIVERSITY STATEMENT

MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Careers

Housing Assistant
Residence 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. Approximately 12,000 FLE 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.

Opportunity
Opened in September 2005, the MacEwan Residence is located at the City Center Campus and houses nearly 900 students in a variety of bachelor, 2 bedroom and 4 bedroom suite-style units. Our goal is to provide a safe, secure and affordable housing option to students that supports their learning, development and personal growth.

The Department of Residence Services is currently seeking an enthusiastic and committed individual to fill the role of Housing Assistant. Reporting to the Housing Manager, Residence Services, the Housing Assistant is responsible for providing support to the Housing department including but not limited to room inventory, student assignments/admissions; check ins and check outs. The main duties of this position include communicating with prospective and current residents about processes with room assignments, responding to customer, university and departmental inquiries and adminstrative support to the Residence area.

Skills
The successful incumbent will have excellent communication skills, good organizational and prioritization skills as well as exemplary customer service skills. Applicants must also have the ability to work independently; complete work in an accurate and thorough manner while paying attention to detail; maintain confidentiality and deal with situations in a professional, service oriented and tactful manner.

Qualifications

Interested applicants should have a post-secondary secretarial/ofice administration certificate as well as a minimum of two (2) years’ experience which include adminstrative and secretarial duties and customer service. Previous experience working in a university or college housing environment is preferred. Applicants also need to have working knowledge of Microsoft office including Word, Access and Excel. Working Knowledge of StarRez is an asset.

Position Requirements
The successful applicant will be a team player who can work flexible and varied hours. Occasional weekends will be required three (3) to four (4) times a year.

This position is included under the MacEwan Staff Association Collective Agreement. Please note; initial salary placement for external candidates is limited to the first five steps of the salary grid.

MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and to self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Category Casual
Salary MSA Band C $$21.60 to $26.75 per hour
Closing Date September 25, 2019
Competition No. 19.09.152


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