Program Associate, School of Environment and Sustainability

Department: 
Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences
Reference number: 
17-070-A0058
Closing date: 
Friday, July 14, 2017 - 17:00
Employment status: 
Temporary
Full or part time: 
Full-time
Competition status: 
Screening
Job description: 

Reporting to the School Manager of the School of Environment and Sustainability, 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: 
  • 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
  • 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 experience, including exceptional computer skills using MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint),
  • 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, Sharepoint)
  • 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 temporary, full-time position working 37.5 hours per week until September 2018. The position has been evaluated at Grade 2 and the recruitment range starts at $39,589.50 per annum.  Due to its limited term nature, this position is not eligible for enrolment in the University’s Benefits Plan, but you will be provided with 4% vacation pay. 

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:

17-070-A0058 – 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 June 27, 2017 and will close on July 14, 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.

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