ADS Level 4 - Administrative Assistant - Nunavut Programs and Research - Faculty of Education

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Staff Position
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Date of Posting: 
July 24, 2012
Competition Eligibility: 
Restricted Competition
Nunavut Programs and Research - Faculty of Education
ADS Level 4 - Administrative Assistant
Part-Time Term Position
Hours of Work: 

18 hours per week

$18.60 – $20.47 per hour as per CUPE 1870 (salary under review)

As soon as possible – July 2013 (Term may be reduced or extended depending on performance, available funding and departmental requirements.)

The Faculty of Education invites applications for the position of ADS 4. This employee will provide a wide variety of administrative support services to initiatives related to the Nunavut Master of Education (MEd), the Certificate in Educational Leadership in Nunavut (CELN) and ongoing educational research projects in Nunavut. Working as a member of a small team the successful candidate will provide administrative support to the faculty and staff working on Nunavut Initiatives and the Project Manager: Programs, Evaluation and Research- Inuit Education in Nunavut.
The successful candidate will:
• Maintain an online electronic filing system using Google applications
• Maintain and monitor program and research budgets and financial transactions
• Update monthly account balance sheets
• Book travel and complete travel claims
• Process contracts
• Complete requisitions and invoices
• Perform light website maintenance and updating
• Draft letters and reports
• Organization of office resources and ordering office supplies
• Preparing information for public relations within the Nunavut programs and research initiatives
• Perform other duties as required

The successful applicant will possess the following qualifications:
• Grade 12 graduation plus completion of a recognized post secondary program in a related area is required plus a minimum of one year relevant work experience, preferably in a University environment.
• Experience and use of computers with various software programs such as
Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Applications, Drupal, and Internet. Familiarity with the university accounting system UIS, considered an asset.
• Must possess excellent communication skills and the ability to function as a member of a team in a busy academic and research department.
• Familiarity with First Nations, Inuit, and cross-cultural contexts is an advantage.

Application Instructions: 

Please submit electronically a cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and references to be received no later than the closing date to Please ensure that your first and last name and the competition number are included in the email subject line. 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): 

J. Crowther

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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