ADS Level 4 - Administrative Assistant - Financial Services

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Staff Position
Closing Date: 
Thursday, December 22, 2016
Date of Posting: 
December 15, 2016
Financial Services
ADS Level 4 - Administrative Assistant
Full Time Term Position
Hours of Work: 

33.75 hours per week 

$36,274 to $39,904 per annum, prorated to time and term as per CUPE 1870

January 3, 2017 to April 28, 2017 (Term may be reduced or extended depending on performance, available funding and departmental requirements)

Financial Services requires an administrative assistant to provide support services to assist with customer service and financial administration for UPEI.


• Represent Financial Services as the initial point of personal and telephone contact with the public, faculty, students and staff
• Respond to campus, client and vendor inquiries regarding purchasing, payment and revenue services
• Provide administrative support to management, supervisors and staff
Compose, type, photocopy and collate a wide range of documents and correspondence
• General accounting duties
• Acknowledge routine written and telephone inquiries
• Compile and organize information for reports
• Arrange appointments and meetings
• Assist in maintaining positive communications
• Maintain administrative filing system and mailing lists
• Prepare requisitions and other forms
• Update Website
• Monitor office and other supplies
• Other duties as may be required


• Successful completion of Grade 12
• Successful completion of an Administrative Assistant Program with related experience or a combination of education and experience
• Knowledge and experience in accounting procedures, computerized accounting systems and software
• Knowledge and experience in contract management and project management
• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Gmail and Google Calendar
• Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines
• Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with people
• Ability to maintain confidentiality

Application Instructions: 

Please submit electronically a cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and reference list to be received no later than the closing date via the link posted on the UPEI Human Resources website (

If you are unable to apply online, you can drop off your resume to the Human Resources Department, Kelley Building, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3, Fax Number (902) 894-2895.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment.

Only those applicants who are invited to an interview will be acknowledged.

Successful Candidate(s): 

C. Prime

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.
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