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.

Administrative Support III
Faculty of Arts and Science

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

MacEwan University is seeking an experienced Administrative Support III for our Faculty of Arts and Science for a replacement term appointment ending on April 30, 2021.

The Administrative Support III provides comprehensive, detail-oriented administrative support to the Dean, Associate Deans, and Directors of the Faculty in key tasks associated with scheduling, faculty promotion, and communications. This position also collaborates with the Manager, Governance in facilitating academic governance by ensuring materials are collected and organized and deadlines are met while providing support where required. The successful incumbent will be required to take minutes for Faculty Council and other Committees, as assigned.

Skills

  • Attention to detail, ability to problem solve, and effective time management skills are required attributes;

  • Well-developed organizational and time-management skills;

  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills;

  • Critical thinking with a strong focus on customer service and professionalism;

  • Ability to create processes;

  • High computer proficiency, including advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office; working knowledge in PeopleSoft is an asset;

  • Ability to multi-task, to handle frequent interruptions, and to work with minimal supervision under changing priorities;

  • Proactive and goal-oriented;

  • Ability to exercise judgment and discretion;

  • Ability to work independently as well as to take direction in a team environment.

Qualifications

At minimum, a two-year post-secondary diploma as well as a minimum of five years’ experience in an increasingly responsible administrative or relevant capacity is required. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in a post-secondary setting.

A combination of education and experience would be considered.

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

  • 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.

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

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 Full-Time Replacement Term
Salary $21.60 per hour – $26.75 per hour
Closing Date December 4, 2020
Competition No. 20.11.105
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