Program Associates (2 positions)

School of Business, Faculty of Management
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Closing date: 
Thursday, November 24, 2016 - 17:00
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Job description: 

Reporting to the Program Manager you will provide clerical, technical, and administrative functions in support of the Program Manager, faculty and learners.  As part of a team, you will provide day-to-day administrative support to the program in a dynamic environment with multiple priorities.  You will have a strong orientation to projects and cross-functional teamwork, customer service, and the presentation of a positive, professional image for Royal Roads University.

  • Post-secondary certificate or diploma in administration, plus 3-5 years of administrative support experience in an office environment
  • Exceptional written and oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Strong customer-service focus when dealing with all internal and external clients (learners, faculty, alumni, RRU staff, etc.)
  • Demonstrated attention to detail
  • Well-developed problem-solving skills
  • Advanced computer skills (in a PC environment using MS Office), and adaptable to using custom applications
  • Must possess a positive attitude and be comfortable working both independently and in a team-based environment while always maintaining a professional approach to working relationships and conflict resolution
  • Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision, take initiative where and when appropriate, and work well under pressure
Application submission information: 

This is a temporary, full-time position until March 31, 2017 working 37.5 hours per week.  This position has been evaluated at Grade 2.  Term positions are 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: with a subject line of:

16-096/7(A)–A0230/A0229 - 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 14, 2016 and will close on November 24, 2016; 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.