Administrative Coordinator

NSCDA Administrative Coordinator Full-time Position The Nova Scotia Career Development Association (NSCDA) requires an experienced full-time Administrative Co-ordinator to provide support to all the NSCDA’s business and activities, including Financial Management, Human Resources, Governance, and other administrative duties as required. The Nova Scotia Career Development Association is a not-for-profit organization that provides strategic leadership to Nova Scotia professionals in career development. NSCDA is a membership driven organization with over 300 members and is led by a volunteer board. This position provides administrative support to all board members, staff and board executive. Required qualifications and skills: The ideal applicant will have proficient knowledge in the following areas:

  • Demonstrated commitment to a collaborative administrative style, with a proven ability to think strategically, manage efficiently, and communicate effectively

  • Financial Management and generally accepted accounting principles, including bookkeeping and internal / external audits

  • Knowledge of Simply Accounting

  • A demonstrative knowledge of board structure and governance

  • Ability to draft human resource policies and prepare procedures to implement the organizational policies; review existing policies on an annual basis and recommend changes to the Board as appropriate.

  • An understanding of the operations of the NSCDA and career development practice in general

  • Experience in using the LAMPSS data management system

  • Bilingual ability (English / French) considered an asset

  • General knowledge of association management information systems, internet registration and other technological applications providing service to members

  • Ability to meet deadlines

The ideal applicant should be able to demonstrate the following skills:

  • Team Leadership and Management Skills

  • Financial Management Skills including budgeting and preparation of financial statements

  • Strategic Planning Skills

  • Analytical and Problem Solving Skills

  • Effective Verbal and Listening Communications Skills

  • Computer Skills including the ability to operate spreadsheets and word processing programs at a highly proficient level (must have knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite) and Simply Accounting

  • Effective Written Communications Skills including the ability to prepare reports, policies

Please submit a cover letter and resume by Tuesday, March 29th, 2016. Cover letters may be addressed to Paula Romanow, Executive Director, NSCDA and sent to If you have any questions, please contact (902) 832-0334. The Nova Scotia Career Development Association (NSCDA) is committed to fair hiring practices. Hiring activities are based on the principles of merit, and guided by values that include respect, integrity, diversity, accountability and the public good.

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