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Position Title: Executive Assistant

St. Jerome’s University

At. St. Jerome’s University, we embrace and celebrate the philosophy of educating the whole person – intellectually, physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Our commitment to academic excellence and to the integration of knowledge, research, and experiential learning allows us to inspire learning and discovery not only in our students but also in those with whom we interact. We foster a respectful, inclusive community that is centered on the wellbeing of our students and the promotion of the common good.

Position Profile

The Executive Assistant provides comprehensive administrative support to the President of St. Jerome's University, and the Vice President Academic and Dean. The public relations inherent in this position requires a high level of sensitivity to the very diverse nature of the University’s environment, resources both human and material, public persona and community relationships. The Executive Assistant also provides support to the Board of Governors and its committees, and to Senate Council and its committees. The Executive Assistant oversees the work of the Administrative Assistant to facilitate the smooth operation of the University reception, mail services, and other central administrative functions.

The Executive Assistant is familiar with, complies with, and at all times, promotes the university’s policies and directives related to the effective operation of the university, and serves as an institutional resource person who provides expertise to ensure the effective operation and administration of the university’s governance systems. 

Candidate Qualifications

The ideal candidate has is University degree, and 3 to 5 years of experience in supporting an executive office, and in working in a support capacity with a Board of Governors. They possess excellent knowledge of board governance models and practices, and exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. Candidates should have working knowledge of parliamentary procedure, and of procedures for the conduct of meetings, both formal and informal, in addition to the ability to remain highly organized and to prioritize multiple tasks effectively. They are also able to manage and process confidential and sensitive material in a professional manner, and work independently, and as a team member, in a constantly changing and demanding environment.

Hiring Range: $67,867 - $74,489 

How to apply: Submit your application to sjuhr@uwaterloo.ca by Thursday, July 25, 2019, Attention: Dr. Scott Kline, President and Vice Chancellor.

We thank all those who apply. Candidates requiring accommodation should contact Human Resources at sjuhr@uwaterloo.ca. The University respects, appreciates and encourages diversity. Applications from all qualified individuals are encouraged.

Last Submission Date: 
Thursday, 25 Jul, 2019