Administrative Assistant – Academic Chair

Administrative Assistant – Academic Chair (OA11)

School of Health and Human Services

(Term, Full-time Position)

Commencing approximately August 31, 2015; ending December 22, 2015

Pictou Campus – Stellarton, NS

Competition No. 2015-288

Nova Scotia Community College is committed to working individually and collectively with its employees to achieve our mission – Building Nova Scotia’s Economy and Quality of Life through Education and Innovation. By building on employee strengths and promoting employee growth we will achieve our vision of transforming Nova Scotia one learner at a time.

NSCC is committed to its values of diversity and inclusion. We provide an environment that welcomes and embraces individuals from diverse communities. We take every opportunity to become more inclusive. We encourage applications from qualified candidates from all diverse communities including but not limited to aboriginal persons, racially visible persons, people with disabilities, women in non-traditional roles. Applicants from these communities wishing to self-identify may do so by completing an online questionnaire with your application.

Our Opportunity: You will provide a full range of administrative support services for the Academic Chair for the School of Health and Human Services and Academic Chairs for other Campus Schools. Your responsibilities will also include managing the day-to-day administrative functions of the office and supporting the Academic Chairs’ activities. This entails preparing documents, scheduling appointments, assisting in student/faculty/room/lab scheduling and scheduling and coordinating special events, using a variety of software applications.

Your Credentials:

  • You have a certificate, diploma in business or office administration.

  • You have a minimum of two years of recent experience in a demanding office environment or recognized equivalences.

  • You are known for superb communication, information management and client service skills.

  • You have a high level of proficiency in the Windows environment, including the full suite of Microsoft Office software products and e-mail systems such as Outlook, and the Internet.

  • Experience using PeopleSoft would be an asset.

  • As a team player, you have been recognized for your strong work ethic and commitment to excellence.

Salary Range: $36,890.35 - $41,275.31 annually

Application deadline is midnight, August 27, 2015

NSCC offers a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package. As a learning-centred organization, we provide opportunities for every NSCC employee to be a life-long learner.

Candidates selected for interviews will be expected to provide recent, relevant references. The successful candidate will be expected to provide official transcripts to show proof of academic achievements.

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