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

Available opportunities are listed below.

Admin Support II (Casual)
Student Affairs and Welcome Centre Reception
Student Affairs

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.

Opportunity

Student Affairs is seeking an individual for a casual reception position to be the first point of contact for individuals accessing a variety of services at Student Affairs Reception and the Building 7 Welcome Centre. This includes services such as counselling, academic integrity, student conduct, student of concern, future students and guests to the university. The successful candidate will greet clients, assist students booking appointments, respond to emails, telephone calls and in-person requests as well as provide administrative support to this area. The ability to maintain confidentiality and deal with various situations in a professional, service-orientated and tactful manner is essential.

This is a casual position, Monday through Friday, and will work a minimum of 11 hours per week. Individuals with flexibility to work additional hours during peak times and to cover staff vacations would be an asset.

Skills

  • Ability to exercise good judgement and tact in dealing with diverse people and individuals in stressful situations

  • Experience working with others in a helping capacity is an asset

  • A positive attitude and the ability to communicate and work well with team members

  • Good attention to detail and organizational skills

  • Proficient knowledge of MS Office Suite and Google Documents

  • Possess excellent and well-demonstrated verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

  • Able to be respectful and maintain boundaries always

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma and Office Administrative Certificate or equivalent.

  • Six months experience in a reception area or front facing environment providing exceptional customer services.

  • Experience dealing with confidential information/records

  • Experience in a post-secondary institution would be considered an asset

Benefits

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

  • Competitive base pay

  • Effective recognition and retention programs

  • Continuous learning culture

  • Opportunities for career growth

For general inquiries, please contact us at careers@macewan.ca. 

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, 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 (20 hours per week)
Salary $18.38 per hour - $26.75 per hour
Closing Date Until position is filled.
Competition No. 20.09.059


Personal Information Collection Notification
Personal information is being collected to determine your qualifications for employment. This information is collected, used and protected under the authority of and in accordance with the provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. It may be provided to non-HR members of a hiring and interview panel if your application advances to that stage of the hiring process. If you have any questions about these arrangements, please contact: Human Resources, University Services Centre, Rm. 10-600, 10700-104 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, T5J 4S2 or phone (780) 497-5434.