Administrative Support - Human Resources Department

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Staff Position
Closing Date: 
Monday, May 5, 2014
Date of Posting: 
April 28, 2014
Human Resources Department
Administrative Support
Full Time Permanent
Hours of Work: 

37.5 hours per week 

Commensurate with qualifications

The Human Resource Department is seeking applications from qualified individuals to provide administrative support to Human Resources.


This position will provide a wide variety of administrative support to the Human Resource Department, but will specifically focus on the area of Employee Services. Duties will include  maintenance and processing employee leave records; conducting orientation sessions; processing and updating Supplementary Health, LTD, Life Claims and WCB applications; pension administration; providing lists and other necessary information to campus and benefits carriers through the use of database query software; assisting employees and the public accordingly; preparing typing and filing correspondence, compiling statistical information, and updating organizational charts; preparing competition files, setting up interviews, closing competitions and preparing letters of offer. Assisting with other special projects for the department will also be required from time to time.  The successful candidate should have the ability to multitask, have strong computer skills, and deal with confidential matters on a daily basis.  The successful candidate will be outgoing, congenial, and should enjoy working with a team of great HR practitioners.


Grade 12 graduation and completion of a two year post-secondary program in a related office program with at least two years related office experience and/or a combination of education and related work experience.  Preference will be given to those who may have worked in an HR office setting, and ideally, have some related experience in benefits administration. Effective interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work independently are a must.  Experience and use of Windows applications including Microsoft Office, Visio and database query software. Familiarity with a university environment, academic regulations and procedures and experience with a HERA System would be an asset.

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 below. You can also apply in person 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): 

L. Myers

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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