MacEwan University inspires students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences – ours is a connected culture that focuses on learner-centered teaching, and on providing opportunities for students to grow and achieve.
The university provides a transformative education in a creative, collaborative and supportive learning environment. More than 15,000 full- and part-time students are enrolled in more than 65 programs: four-year undergraduate degrees, applied degrees, university transfer programs and one- and two-year diploma and certificates. Additional offerings include university preparation, English as an Additional Language, professional and personal development courses and workshops, corporate training and the Conservatory of Music.
Reporting to the Chief of Staff, the Executive Assistant I is the first point of contact in the Office of the President. This position has a specific focus on executive calendar and schedule management, and the related logistical support for the participation of both the President and the Chancellor in events, meetings, speaking engagements, and recognition events, including the coordination of any related travel arrangements. Calendaring and scheduling is strategically planned with guidance from the President and the Chief of Staff.
The successful candidate will use their experience in working with various platforms to support the President in engaging in virtual meetings with a broad range of local, national and international partners and constituents. This position is also responsible for providing administrative duties and providing excellent front-line customer service through answering the office phone and greeting guests to the Office of the President.
- Tact and diplomacy
- Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks
- Excellent time management skills
- Superior technological skills
- High attention to detail and accuracy is required
- A college diploma in office administration; related university degree is preferred.
- Advanced level training in Microsoft Office programs
- Minimum of five years of progressively responsible administrative experience at a senior/executive level.
When you become part of the MacEwan team, you will enjoy a competitive salary. Our total compensation package includes:
- Competitive base pay
- Generous vacation time
- Secure pension plan
- Excellent benefits package
- Continuous learning culture
- Opportunities for career growth
How to Apply
Only applications received electronically will be considered. To apply, go to http://www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting.
Thank you for your interest in employment with MacEwan University. We will be reviewing all applications to select the candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.
For general inquiries, please contact us at email@example.com.
This position is included under the Out of Scope employee policy (D1015).
MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and to self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
We strive to provide an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, beginning with the hiring process. If you have special assessment needs, we want to ensure you have the support you need to showcase your abilities. Please disclose any requirements when contacted for an interview. This information will be kept confidential.