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Posted on: August 15, 2019
Deadline: August 28, 2019
Grade: 10


Repost. This posting represents a maternity-leave replacement effective until April 15, 2021.


Reporting to the Director of Administration, the incumbent provides administrative, secretarial logistical support to the Dean in the Gina Cody School of Engineering & Computer Science.

Primary responsibilities

  • Manage the Dean’s agenda.
  • Schedule internal and external appointments and meetings; screen and respond to telephone and in-person inquiries from faculty, staff, students and external organizations.
  • Screen, review and prioritize oral and written communications addressed to the Dean, respond following consultation with the Dean and the Director of Administration.
  • Ensure that directives from the Dean and the Director of Administration are performed in a manner that maintains the efficient and smooth functioning of the Office of the Dean.
  • Brief the Dean and the Director of Administration on issues requiring their attention.
  • Perform administrative and secretarial duties for the Dean in response to emails, mail, telephone or in-person inquiries; direct telephone inquiries to appropriate individuals for follow-up; prepare letters and memos.
  • Collaborate with internal and external bodies, individuals and groups on behalf of the Dean and the Director of Administration.
  • Take minutes at various faculty committees as required by the Dean and the Director of Administration.
  • Assist in coordinating and providing administrative support for convocation, faculty council and faculty elections.
  • Participate in organizing promotional activities and special events for the faculty such as orientation and the Dean’s List Awards.
  • Coordinates travel arrangements.
  • Provide other tasks in support to the office and as assigned by the Dean.


  • Diploma of Collegial Studies (3-year technical program) in Office Technology or in other field pertinent to the primary responsibilities and four to seven years of relevant experience.
  • Good knowledge (Level 4) of spoken and written English and French to write and edit correspondence, provide and interpret detailed information, and deal with complex situations in both official languages.
  • Proven record of minute taking.
  • Good knowledge (intermediate level) of Word (format documents, do mail merges) and of Excel (create spreadsheets and charts); basic knowledge of PowerPoint (to create presentations), Adobe Acrobat and Outlook.
  • Superior organizational skills and the ability to multitask; ability to work independently and in a team; client-service orientation.
  • Availability to work overtime when required.


$31.18 - $37.54 per hour



Interested applicants must submit a curriculum vitae with a covering letter by August 28, 2019. Please click on the How to Apply button below for further instructions.

IMPORTANT: The language and computer skills of short-listed candidates will be tested.

Concordia University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal Peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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