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

Administrative Assistant III
Department of Psychiatric Nursing
Faculty of Nursing

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.

MacEwan University has a long-standing history of providing quality nursing education that is relevant and reflective of current nursing practice in the province and across Canada.  The university’s Faculty of Nursing includes the Department of Nursing Science that offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) degree; the Department of Psychiatric Nursing that offers a Bachelor of Psychiatric Nursing (BPN), and a Psychiatric Nursing Diploma; and the Department of Interprofessional Education and Simulation Learning which houses two centres. The Centre for Professional Nursing Education offers a mosaic of innovative continuing education programs grounded in evidence-based practice and responsive to a dynamic health care environment. The Clinical Simulation Centre is 27,000 square feet of authentic clinical spaces that set the stage for students to practice skills and critical thinking in a realistic learning environment.

Opportunity

The Department of Psychiatric Nursing in the Faculty of Nursing invites applications for an Administrative Support staff member in its Edmonton office. Reporting to the Department Chair, this position provides support to the Chair and faculty members. Responsibilities include: general office administration; preparation of documents; arranging meetings and maintaining calendars; providing administrative support for department council and its committees, including preparation of agenda packages and minutes; liaising with Ponoka campus; management of records; distribution of information; and reception and direction of queries from students and others.

Skills

Applicants must have demonstrated proficiency with all Microsoft Office applications and an ability to learn and work with other software programs.  The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellent communication and organizational skills, strong attention to detail, and the ability to work independently to complete tasks.  Experience in a post-secondary setting, experience providing administrative support to committees, and familiarity with PeopleSoft applications would be assets.

Qualifications

Candidates must hold a post-secondary Office Administration diploma or equivalent and have a minimum of 2 years of office experience.  

Benefits

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

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.  Please note that as per Article 22.1.1 (Grid Placement), initial salary placement for external candidates is limited to the first three 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 Full-time continuing
Salary MSA Band C $39,312 to $57,166 per annum
Closing Date November 13, 2018
Competition No. 18.11.237
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