Administrative Assistant, Academic Dean Job at Niagara College Canada – Niagara, ON

Located in the heart of the Niagara Region – just minutes from one of the world’s most well-known tourism destinations – Niagara College offers more than 130 innovative programs between our campuses in Welland and Niagara-on-the-Lake. Since opening its doors in 1967, Niagara College has grown to become a leader in education and training and one of the most enterprising colleges in Canada.

Applications are invited for the position of Administrative Assistant, Academic Dean in the Community Health Studies Division, located at the Welland Campus. The starting salary is $26.21 /hr for a 35 hour work week, which will include some evenings. Additional hours may be required as necessary.

Reporting to the Dean, the successful candidate will provide administrative support to the Dean to ensure the efficient operation of the divisional office and related operations. The incumbent coordinates all office activities related to the division by orienting and assisting other staff positions and acts as liaison to faculty within the division as required. This role is typically the first point of contact for all outside inquiries to the division for information or issues requiring immediate attention. The incumbent works independently and must exercise initiative and good judgement, sensitivity, and confidentiality in dealing with a variety of clientele, including college staff, students, the general public, industry representatives, government officials and international visitors.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Providing administrative support to the Dean by making recommendations and resolving enquiries/concerns from students, faculty, administrative staff, and the public

Investigating, recommending, and implementing new procedures or practices to improve divisional operations and to promote team effectiveness and service excellence within the academic division

Providing research for special projects and program reviews

Investigating, organizing, and preparing reports at the request of the Dean

Supporting the Dean in the development of divisional budgets and capital projects

Supporting the Dean in their role on college wide committees and initiatives

Providing assistance to the Dean for new full-time and part-time staff hiring, and any other related issues that may arise

Two (2) year diploma in Office Administration, Business Administration, or similar field of study

Minimum three (3) years practical experience in office administration in an educational, government, or large business environment

Demonstrated communication, organizational, problem solving and prioritizing skills

Proven abilities in working independently, exercising initiative and good judgement, sensitivity, and confidentiality

Strong customer service and public relations skills

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

Previous experience in PeopleSoft and SLIC preferred

The Position Description Form is available for review from Human Resources during the posting period. Please contact [email protected] to request a copy.

If selected for an interview, candidates must present proof of education (original transcripts/credentials).

Note: Credentials obtained outside of Canada require an evaluation to determine the Canadian educational equivalence. This evaluation must support the educational requirements for the position as a condition of employment. For further information, visit: World Education Services http://www.wes.org/ca/.

While we thank all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Niagara College is strongly committed to diversity and inclusion within its community. We offer an inclusive work environment and welcome applications from all qualified individuals who feel they can further enhance campus diversity and equity efforts.

If requested, accommodations will be made to support applicants with disabilities during the recruitment and selection process.

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