New job ADMINISTRATIVE PROGRAM ASSISTANT in Newfoundland and Labrador
ADMINISTRATIVE PROGRAM ASSISTANT
Company : Memorial University of Newfoundland
Salary : $38,481 - $53,965 a year
Location : Newfoundland and Labrador
August 27, 2021
ADMINISTRATIVE PROGRAM ASSISTANT (BAND LEVEL 4)
Memorial University Botanical Garden and Johnson GEO Centre
(Multiple Contractual Part-time Positions to December 24, 2021)
The University will consider applications from qualified permanent staff who may be interested in a temporary assignment, subject to departmental approval
This competition may be used to fill identical positions in this unit within three (3) months of the closing date
All qualified employees are welcome to apply, however preference is given to CUPE members
Under the supervision of the Environmental Educator, the successful applicant will assist in the planning and delivery of interpretation and educational programs for school programs (K-12), post-secondary programs, pre-schools, community organizations, and the general public. Duties include assisting with planning, research, promotion, and delivery of interpretation and curriculum-based education programs for school groups, teacher workshops, gardening and natural history workshops, science based demonstrations, preschool programs, Family Fun Days, special events and general visitor activities and tours; assisting with website editing, and social media promotion; using online registration, email, form software, and MS Office; writing summary reports; and performing other related duties as required. On occasion position also responsible for working at front desk, operating cash register, and greeting visitors. Weekends and some evenings will be required.
Some experience (1-3 years) in interpreting nature and science topics to a broad audience including school age (K-12) students in an informal educational environment; graduation from high school, supplemented by university level courses in natural science (botany, zoology, ecology, geology, environmental science) or horticulture and education, or any equivalent combination of experience and training. Extensive supervisory experience is mandatory. Excellent oral and written communication skills, including public speaking experience and social media literacy is required. Interest and knowledge of Newfoundland gardening, natural history, botany, geology educational principals, and the outdoors is preferred. Possession of a valid Province of Newfoundland and Labrador driver’s license, and up to date Standard First Aid would be an asset. A Police Records Check with a Vulnerable Sector Query, from the local police authority will be required.
SALARY $38,481 – 53,965 per annum (CUPE Local 1615)
CLOSING DATE September 13, 2021
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, preference will be given to applicants who are legally entitled to work in Canada. Memorial University is committed to employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, people of any sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression; Indigenous peoples; visible minorities and racialized people; and people with disabilities.
The personal information requested in your application is collected under the authority of the Memorial University Act (RSNL 1990 c M-7) for the purpose of identifying and recruiting candidates; assessing applicant qualifications; and maintaining records pertaining to the administration of employment with Memorial University of Newfoundland.
If you are a successful candidate, this information will form part of your permanent employment record and will be used for other activities related to the employment process. This information may be disclosed to government departments and agencies as legally required; and to third party service providers, as necessary to administer programs and activities.
If you have any questions about the collection, use and disclosure of the information on this form, please contact MyHR, Department of Human Resources, at (709) 864-2434.
Please be advised that we are unable to provide updates on current competitions.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.