Employment opportunity

Administrative Assistant

Competition number
HR 18.20
School of Liberal Arts
$28.87 to $34.37 per hour based on 75 hours bi-weekly
Permanent Position
Ayamdigut (Whitehorse) Campus
Initial review date

This position is responsible for assisting the Liberal Arts faculty and chair, as well as the faculty, staff and Dean of the Applied Arts Division, by providing and monitoring a broad range of support services, primarily administrative in nature.  This includes providing administrative support, directing enquiries, supporting instructors/students, assisting with financial and human resources procedures and other related duties to enable the division to serve its clients effectively and fulfil its mandate within Yukon College.  This is a busy, fast-paced department and this position is integral in providing strong organization for the staff and students of Liberal Arts.  

The ideal applicant will have a diploma or certification in office or business administration at a post-secondary level with related administrative experience.   Applicants will have the ability to multi-task various office procedures including basic bookkeeping, word-processing and minute taking. The ideal candidate must have a strong working knowledge and understanding of Yukon First Nations as well as experience working in a cross cultural environment. A proficiency in working with the Banner network system would be considered an asset. 

Candidates with several years’ experience providing administrative service in a related office environment may also be considered. 

Quoting the competition number, please send your cover letter and resume to:

Human Resource Services Yukon College, Box 2799
Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 5K4
Fax: 867.668.8896
Email: hr@yukoncollege.yk.ca

Applicants should clearly outline all relevant qualifications since selection for interview will be based on applications submitted. A statement of qualifications, which outlines the selection standards, and a position description are available in PDF format for all Bargaining Unit positions, by following the links above.

Please be prepared to provide official transcripts upon request.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest, but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.