Program Associate, School of Education and Technology

Department: 
Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences
Reference number: 
17-111 - A0235
Closing date: 
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 17:00
Employment status: 
Ongoing
Full or part time: 
Full-time
Competition status: 
Completed
Job description: 

Reporting to the School Manager of the School of Education and Technology, you will be responsible for coordinating administrative and day-to-day operational functions to support the effective and efficient delivery of the programs offered within the School. You will liaise with School staff, faculty (core and associate), students (prospective, current and alumni), and university support areas on a daily basis in order to ensure that the program is supported, delivered and promoted effectively.

Qualifications: 
  • Fluency in Mandarin, both written and verbal (required)
  • Three (3) to five (5) years’ administrative experience; a certificate in Office Administration would be an asset
  • Demonstrated excellence in event planning, program coordination and contract administration skills and experience
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Willingness to work with stakeholders locally as well as internationally
  • Good analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving abilities with demonstrated conflict resolution and team building skills
  • Strong attention to detail with a high level of accuracy
  • Office administration skills experience, including exceptional computer skills using MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and Social Media
  • The ability and willingness to become proficient with university-specific software applications within a reasonable timeframe (i.e., Moodle, EMS, Agresso Student, the corporate website’s Content Management System (CMS), RRU’s intranet /CAMP)
  • A dedicated service orientation when dealing with all internal or external clients (i.e., potential students, current students, alumni, core and associate faculty, fellow RRU staff, etc.)
  • Ability to keep focused, multi-task and prioritize to ensure that the important tasks are completed in a timely manner
Application submission information: 

This is a regular, full-time position working 37.5 hours per week.  The position has been evaluated at Grade 2 and the recruitment range starts at $39,589.50 per annum.  The University is also pleased to offer a comprehensive benefits package. 

To apply please forward your cover letter and curriculum vitae (preferably in electronic format) to: rru-career-opportunities@royalroads.ca with a subject line of:

17-111-A0235 – 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 onNovember 3, 2017 and will close on November 17, 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.

Your personal information is collected under the authority of the University Act and is subject to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.  Your personal information will be used to record and track your application for this competition and will not be disclosed to any other external third parties unless we are directed to do so by you.  For more information regarding the collection and use of your personal information please contact Royal Road’s University’s Privacy Officer at (250) 391-2600 (Extension 4178) or via regular mail at 2005 Sooke Road, Victoria, BC V9B 5Y2

If you are sending your application via e-mail, please ensure that your electronic file is saved in MS Word or Adobe pdf. format.