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Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date April 8, 2019
Type Full Time
Company University College of the North (UCN)
Salary $22.44 to $25.56 - Per Hour
Location The Pas, MB
Category Admin / Office
Client University College of the North
Contact Information


Faculty of Education and Research & Academic Excellence Division Classification: Administrative Assistant 3 Full-Time Term Position: May 13, 2019 to October 2, 2020 The Pas, Manitoba

University College of the North (UCN) is committed to building a workforce that is representative of the populations we serve. Applications are invited from individuals who have a demonstrated interest and ability to work with Indigenous learners and mature students.

The Position: The Administrative Assistant will provide the overall administrative services for the Faculty of Education and the Research & Academic Excellence Division. The successful candidate will embrace the challenge of working in an academic environment, and the position will include a wide range of duties including administrative, financial, secretarial, and clerical tasks. The Administrative Assistant will interact with peers and other colleagues at all levels and in all Divisions within UCN, as well as with external agencies including other post-secondary institutions, Indigenous organizations and government agencies to ensure the effective implementation and processing of all administrative issues.


  • Administrative Assistant or Business Administration Diploma is preferred
  • Appropriate combinations of related experience and education may be considered
  • Budget management skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Strong computer skills (MS Office)
  • Typing skills of 50 wpm
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Demonstrated initiative, ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and to meet deadlines
  • Experience with records management and file administration
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and to deal with issues specific to Indigenous learners and mature students in northern communities
  • Personal experience and/or knowledge and understanding of Indigenous cultures


  • The ability to speak an Aboriginal language
  • Able to develop, utilize, and maintain databases

Conditions of Employment:

  • Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada

Applicants must provide a cover letter, résumé, and a list of references with their application.

Representative Workforce (formerly employment equity) is a factor in the selection process. Preference will be given to Indigenous candidates. Applicants are invited to indicate in their covering letter or résumé if they are from any of the following groups: Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, or women and men in non-traditional roles. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority

Competition Number: 19-025
Closing Date: April 22,2019
Salary Range: $22.44 to $25.56 hourly, plus remoteness allowance
Apply to: University College of the North, Attention: Human Resources
P.O. Box 3000
The Pas MB R9A 1M7
Fax: (204) 623-4414
Email: (preferred format)

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Legislation (Manitoba).

Human Resources will work with applicants who require accommodation during the application or the interview process.

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