MED TransSciInstitute NMHI
Competition No. - S100846178
Posting Date - Sep 22, 2021
Closing Date - Oct 06, 2021
Hourly Rate - $25.62 - $34.59
Grade - 07
Hours - 35
This competition is open to all applicants however internal candidates and applicants who were former employees of the University of Alberta in the past 18 months will be given priority consideration before external candidates. Please indicate your internal status using the "Advertisement" drop down menu when applying.
This position has an end date of 12 months from hire.
The Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute (NMHI) and Cancer Research Institute of Northern Alberta (CRINA) are looking for a Casual Administrative Assistant to join their team of dedicated professionals. As the successful administrative assistant, you will provide support to the team by using your strong organizational, communication and time management skills to perform the following:
Manage internal grant and award competitions which includes compiling applications, screening for compliance, and supporting review committees by providing grants and collecting reviews
Organize internal grant review sessions
Manage post-award activities including collection and organization of interim and final reports
Provide administrative support to institute boards and committees by coordinating meetings, distributing materials, and taking minutes
Manage institute events including seminar series, workshops, town halls, retreats and public events
Manage membership requests and data
Assemble weekly newsletters for circulation to institute members
Locate and inform members of relevant research funding opportunities
Minimum education post-secondary education in Business or Office Administration; equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Google Applications
Minimum of 3-5 years administrative experience preferably in a post-secondary environment
Strong time management and organizational skills
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision as well as in a team environment
Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information
Strong commitment to professionalism
Proven proactive self-starter
Proven ability in past jobs to demonstrate exceptional attention to detail
Ability to set priorities and manage multiple tasks with competing deadlines
Ability to recognize problems and suggest solutions
How to Apply
Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.
The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.