Please note that this is temporary 6 month position.
Please note that this position may be required to work remotely from a Home Office.
The incumbent is primarily responsible for coordinating the acquisition/creation and deployment of course materials, deploying digital courseware, and researching and purchasing copyright permissions according to Canada's copyright legislation for all Faculty of Business graduate programs and courses. Responsibilities involve detailed and time-sensitive tasks and processes, requiring a critical quality assurance and service-oriented focus. The incumbent also has administrative responsibilities associated with course and exam delivery.
The incumbent works closely with the Course Production Coordinators within Course Development & Production to support course development and production activities, and with other cross-functional departments in the Faculty of Business, Athabasca University, and external stakeholders and suppliers.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Incumbents should have two years of post-secondary education (preferably in administration, business skills, or education) and have three or more years’ experience working in an educational setting (or a combination of education and experience) in an administrative capacity.
Preference will be given to a candidate with a background in distance education, with experience using collaborative groupware technology (e.g., IBM Notes®), with knowledge of copyright law and practices, and with strong technology skills and aptitude.
Excellent general administrative skills (e.g., office procedures; record keeping/database maintenance and management; light bookkeeping/cost recording; purchasing)
Proven strong computer skills (e.g., must be highly proficient in standard business/productivity software such as Microsoft Windows® platform, Internet savviness/researching, Microsoft Office®, Adobe® systems software) and with a strong aptitude for technology.
Strong organizational and time management skills (e.g., self-motivation, ability to organize personal work priorities, proactiveness, efficiency, scheduling).
Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Must have a strong comfort level and adeptness with using and learning different technologies.
Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills, and highly proficient in business correspondence.
Proven customer service skills and orientation. Must have a strong level of experience in dealing directly with customers/stakeholders and resolving issues effectively and efficiently.
Strong problem-solving skills (ability to analyze data and information effectively).
Strong proofreading skills (must have a strong working knowledge of grammar and spelling)
Excellent research skills (e.g., Internet, Library, databases).
Proven accuracy and detail-oriented skills.
The full Job Description can be viewed at: Course Administrator
To discuss your particular situation, and for further information about specific responsibilities regarding this position, please contact Dr. Deborah Hurst via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org