MacEwan University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


Events and Database Assistant
Career Development and Experiential Learning

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 university preparation, English as an Additional Language, professional and personal development courses and workshops, corporate training and the Conservatory of Music.


The Events and Database Assistant is responsible for coordinating with employers, academics, students and staff to support the development of experiential learning, skills and knowledge with the use of the MacEwanWorks database.  As a subject matter expert for the use of MacEwanWorks database, this position will be responsible for guiding stakeholders through processes and day to day operations. This position will also participate in the management of career presentations and events hosted by Career Development and Experiential Learning (CDEL). This is a part time continuing position working 21 hours per week.


The successful candidate will possess the ability to build relationships and work in a collaborative environment. Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills are required. The successful candidate will demonstrate a high level of IT literacy with proficiency with Excel as well as attention to detail and accuracy when dealing with data. An analytical and methodical approach to problem solving and a proven ability to interpret, analyze and present data is essential. Strong knowledge and understanding of database design principles is required. The successful candidate must be able to handle confidentially information appropriately.


A minimum of a diploma in Business, IT, Project Management, or related field is required. Experience in database management, providing and developing training, and managing multiple priorities is required. Experience in a post-secondary environment would be considered and asset.


When you become part of the MacEwan team, you will enjoy a competitive salary. Our total compensation package includes:

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

For general inquiries, please contact us at careers@macewan.ca.  Please be advised that only applicants who apply directly to a posting through www.macewan.ca/careers will be considered

How to Apply:   

Only applications received electronically will be considered.  To apply, go to http://www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting. 

Thank you for your interest in employment with MacEwan University. We will be reviewing all applications to select the candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

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 Part-Time Continuing
Salary $21.60 - $31.41 per hour
Closing Date May 31, 2018
Competition No. 18.05.108

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