Receptionist – Academic Administration (20 hrs/week: 12:00 – 4:30 pm)

Concordia University of Edmonton strives to be a community of learning grounded in scholarship and academic freedom, preparing students to be independent thinkers, ethical leaders, reflective leaders in their occupations, and citizens for the common good.

Reporting to the Director, Policy and Records Management, the Receptionist is responsible for providing administrative support to the overall operations of academic administration. The successful candidate will have a strong client-focus and will support collaboration, with a wide variety of stakeholders within the Concordia University of Edmonton community. The position hours are from 12:00 – 4:30 pm Monday to Friday.


  • Act as the first point of contact for all Academic Administration inquires, including the public and members of the Concordia University of Edmonton’s community, exercising judgement on how to action appropriately;
  • Coordinate appointments, group meetings, and events including making room reservations, preparing the necessary materials i.e. agenda, and catering;
  • Consistently offer professional, friendly, and engaging customer service;
  • Assist fellow Administrative Assistants in supporting various projects;
  • Assist the Director, Policy and Records Management with on-going projects to enhance processes and procedures.


  • Minimum of two years’ work experience in addition to an administrative diploma;
  • Must be able to type a minimum of 50 words per minute;
  • Intermediate proficiency in MS Office is required with an aptitude to learn other software.
  • Ability to communicate clearly in both written and verbal form with a strong attention to detail, grammar, and spelling;
  • Experienced in working with competing deadlines and a large degree of independence;
  • Effective problem solving and troubleshooting skills;
  • Demonstrated professionalism and sound judgment;
  • Ability to be flexible to support the timelines and deliverables of team members;

Closing Date: Application review will commence October 6th, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. Concordia is an equal-opportunity employer. Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

To apply, please include cover letter and resume in confidence to:

Human Resources

Concordia University of Edmonton

7128 Ada Boulevard

Edmonton, AB T5B 4E4

Tel: (780) 479-9214


We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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