NSCC - Administrative Assistant (OA11)


IT Campus

Halifax, Nova Scotia

Department of Finance Term Full Time Position: Commencing approximately December 1, 2017 and ending approximately February 28, 2018 Application deadline is midnight, November 23, 2017

Competition No. 2017-313

Salary range: $36,890.35 to $41,275.31 annually

What you will be doing…

Working in a team environment, you will provide a full range of administrative support services for the Finance Office, with an emphasis on providing superior customer service to all clients, including but not limited to students, staff and the public. You will be responsible for all functions relating to Accounts Payable, including processing supplier invoices for payment in a timely manner, room bookings, bookstore and assisting with inventory . Other administrative duties will include but not limited to reception functions of responding to telephone and in-person enquiries.

What we are looking for…

You are a collaborative, team player who takes personal accountability to deliver on what is expected in your role and you strive for excellence every day. You understand our position as role models to our students and as such, you demonstrate the utmost professionalism, integrity and respect for all persons in everything you do. You are committed to life-long learning, occupational currency and a belief in NSCC’s mission. You bring a learning-centered perspective to everything you do. You think broadly, celebrate diversity of thought, and respect the uniqueness of individuals. You flourish in a dynamic, changing and sometimes ambiguous environment by keeping informed and connected within your role and the College. Is this you?

Qualifications and Occupational Experience:

  • The minimum educational qualification for this position is a post-secondary certificate or diploma in Business or Office Administration.

  • You have a minimum of two years of recent and related occupational experience in a fast-paced, office environment.

  • You are familiar with and comfortable using computer applications such as the Microsoft Office Suite, E-mail

  • You are comfortable working in a digital environment; you take responsibility for acquiring knowledge about advancing technology; and you are committed to using technology in advancing your work

Relevant Skills and Knowledge

  • You demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion

  • You possess excellent interpersonal skills and are able to interact at all levels of an organization

  • You are known for your superior customer service skills and are able to create a relationship of trust beyond the immediate interaction

  • Your superb team working skills enable you to contribute positively to a team environment

  • You have specific technical occupational knowledge and skill in

  • You are known for your problem solving and critical thinking skills

  • You are a strong communicator both written and oral

  • You possess excellent coordination skills specifically related to office management.

  • You have proven records and information management skills and abilities specifically related to finance)

  • You have strong project management skills

  • You demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence

  • You are dedicated to life-long learning

  • You show a strong commitment to community involvement

What you will experience at NSCC…

You will change lives. You will join committed individuals as we work to build Nova Scotia’s economy and improve quality of life through education and innovation. As an NSCC employee, you will be part of that change.

You will find a place to grow personally and professionally with opportunities for professional development and collaborative projects. You will do meaningful and challenging work in a publically accountable and respectful working and learning environment that is diverse, safe and inclusive. You will have the freedom to enable innovation, improvement and excellence. You will celebrate the uniqueness of individuals. Our college welcomes diversity in both its student body and its employees, and we take every opportunity to become more inclusive. We encourage applications from qualified candidates from all diverse communities including but not limited to Indigenous Persons, racially visible persons, people with disabilities and women in non-traditional roles. Applicants from these communities wishing to self-identify may do so by completing an online questionnaire with your application. 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 at least three recent, occupational references. The successful candidate will be expected to provide official transcripts to show proof of academic achievements.

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