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Administrative Support IV
Faculty of Health and Community Studies – Office of the Dean

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 diplomas 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 Conservatory of Music.


The Faculty of Health and Community Studies invites applications for an Administrative Support staff member in the Office of the Dean.  The incumbent provides senior-level administrative support to the Deans and to the Faculty of Health and Community Studies Council and its committees.  The incumbent has a key role in the effective functioning of the office and governance of the Faculty, particularly information flow, and manages confidential and sensitive information. Responsibilities include management of documents and processes, preparation of agenda packages, reports, minutes and correspondence, liaison with other MacEwan and external offices, office management and work on other Faculty projects.  To be successful in this role, the incumbent must maintain a high level of understanding of University policy and process.

Position Requirements

The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellent communication and organizational skills, the ability to effectively prioritize a demanding workload with strong attention to detail, and the ability to work independently to complete tasks.


Candidates must hold a post-secondary Office Administration diploma or equivalent and have a minimum of 3 years of office experience.  A degree would be an asset, as would work experience in a post-secondary setting, and with PeopleSoft systems.  Advanced Microsoft skills are required.

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 Full-time continuing
Salary $46,192 – $67,176 per year
Closing Date May 26, 2018
Competition No. 18.05.111

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