Competition Details

Administrative Assistant
Administration Office
$21.05 - $24.46
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 (midnight)
Support-Full-Time (Temporary) - Appendix D


Full-time temporary support staff replacement position Contract ASAP – February 28, 2018 (Full-time support staff will be given first consideration)


We require a qualified individual to assist with the Waterloo Campus administration office performing a variety of tasks.



  • Providing front-line customer service to students and clients in-person, on the telephone, and by email; evaluating individual needs to determine how to best serve the customer
  • Maintaining up-to-date knowledge of College policies, procedures, and practices regarding dates relevant to the admission process, forms and documents, and student confidentiality
  • Processing CE registrations including accepting payments and preparing receipts
  • Responding to enquiries, resolving problems, and assisting with form verification
  • Communicating information to the Campus Manager regarding campus related concerns from faculty and students
  • Providing clerical support for the Campus Manager
  • Assisting in scheduling appointments for Counselling Services, Accessibility Services, Learning Commons, and other student service areas
  • Providing coverage of administration duties for other office staff during vacation periods and other absences
  • Assisting students with campus locker assignments
  • Facilitating seamless processing of the campus’ MKUP Testing Service by managing faculty test requests, coordinating proctor coverage, and arranging for space allocations
  • Maintaining paper supply in the campus photocopiers, sorting incoming Waterloo Campus mail, maintaining current mailboxes in the staff lounge and employee extension list, general office filing, and hanging/distributing campus posters and communications
  • Assisting the LRC inter-campus resource lending materials
  • Ordering office supplies and paper to ensure adequate supply
  • Selling and distributing Waterloo campus parking permits to students and staff
  • Providing up-to-date information on parking rates and department policies and procedures
  • Balancing weekly receipts and entering Waterloo Campus parking application information into AMIS software
  • Assisting with student concerns over parking tickets and informing them of the appeal process
  • Communicating with Campus Manager and security guards regarding the Do Not Ticket List and other campus related parking concerns
  • Coordinating and maintaining evening/weekend room timetables at Waterloo Campus for all classrooms, kitchens/labs for Hospitality, and shops for Trades
  • Managing and allocating rooms for Continuing Education classes for the Waterloo Campus
  • Posting room timetables for computer labs/kitchens and ensuring evening activities do not overlap with daytime classes


  • One year certificate in Office Administration, to include courses in Microsoft (Word, Excel)
  • Two years of Practical experience in customer service, handling cash and receivables preferably in an educational setting
  • Customer service and independent judgement are necessary in order to deal with students, staff and faculty in an office environment
  • Ability to analyse and problem solve
  • Ability to work under pressure with frequent interruptions, excellent time management and problem solving skills, adaptability and flexibility while continuing to meet deadlines.
  • Time management ability in order to set/adjust priorities to meet deadlines independently
  • Excellent communication and human relations skills, showing sensitivity and compassion
  • Ability to exercise good judgement
  • Work independently using initiative to organize workload and deal with changing priorities
  • Ability to work in a very busy environment
  • Excellent knowledge of Word, Excel, OneNote, and SharePoint

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