Administrative Assistant to the Executive

VP Academic
Reference number: 
17-009 - A0252
Closing date: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 17:00
Employment status: 
Full or part time: 
Competition status: 
Job description: 

Reporting to the Executive Assistant, Office of the Vice-President Academic and Provost, the Administrative Assistant provides administrative support services to the RRU Executive and the Manager, Board Governance and Planning.  This position has a strong orientation to customer service and presents a positive, professional image for Royal Roads University.  

  • Relevant diploma or equivalent combination of experience and professional development plus two years of recent administrative support, clerical experience, education and training
  • Strong computer skills with demonstrated experience using MS Office Suite
  • Ability to plan, organize, coordinate and prioritize workload to meet demands and changing priorities
  • Exceptional written and oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Maintains a professional approach to working relationships and adheres to standards of confidentiality and discretion, suitable to the executive environment
  • A positive attitude and is comfortable working both independently and in a team-based environment
  • The ability to exercise good judgment and to know when to escalate issues
Application submission information: 

This is a regular, full-time position working 37.5 hours per week.  This position has been evaluated at Grade 2 and the recruitment range starts at $38,120 per annum.  The University is pleased to offer a comprehensive benefit package.

To apply please forward your cover letter and curriculum vitae (preferably in electronic format) to: with a subject line of:

17-009-A0252 - Last name, First name

Or mail to:

Human Resources - Career Opportunities
Royal Roads University
2005 Sooke Road
Victoria, BC   V9B 5Y2
Fax:  (250) 391-2570 Tel:  (250) 391-2511

The competition began on January 18, 2017 and will close on February 1, 2017; however, the competition will remain open until a successful candidate is found. 

While Royal Roads University values all applications we receive, only those candidates short-listed for further consideration will be contacted. RRU is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the principle of equity in employment. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority consideration.