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Job Opportunity: Administrative Program Assistant

posted on June 25, 2018
University of Lethbridge


(Co-op Coordinator - Lethbridge Campus, Dhillon School of Business, University of Lethbridge)

The Dhillon School of Business Co-operative Education Program invites applications for a full-time temporary Administrative Program Assistant I (working title: Co-op Coordinator - Lethbridge Campus, Dhillon School of Business) to begin as early as August 27, 2018.  This is a one-year maternity leave replacement with the possibility of extension.

Reporting to the Manager of the Dhillon School of Business Co-operative Education Program, the incumbent will be responsible for providing direction, support, and work term monitoring to co-op students in the Dhillon School of Business Co-op program.  This position will include providing: 1) workshop education and one-to-one assistance to co-op students entering the co-op program, in terms of cover letters, resumes, networking, and interviewing skills; 2) co-op work term support and monitoring of students in active work term semesters, including conducting site visits with the student and employer; and 3) other duties including program/database administrative activities, student recruitment activities, program marketing, and additional projects/activities as required. 

HIRING SALARY RANGE:                    $4,408.00 to $4,927.00 per month


The successful candidate must have an undergraduate degree in a related field, preferably in Management/Business or Human Resources, with at least 1 year of related work experience. A suitable combination of experience and education may be considered. Preference will be given to candidates with previous experience at a post-secondary institution and a background in employment advising, career development, and/or co-operative education programming. We are also looking for candidates to have skills in public speaking/workshop education, and event coordination. The successful candidate must have proven computer skills including database operations and proficiency with Outlook, Word, and Excel.


The Dhillon School of Business seeks candidates who show professional commitment and sensitivity to the needs of students. With that in mind, this position requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills to interact effectively with students of diverse backgrounds. We are looking for candidates who can problem solve, multitask, and have strong coordination and organizational skills, with good attention to detail.  This position requires the ability to work independently in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. Must be service oriented and able to collaborate in a small team setting, maintaining effective working relationships with team members, Career Bridge colleagues, University staff and the general public.

CLOSING DATE: July 9, 2018.

To apply to this position, please refer to “Careers at the U” on the University of Lethbridge Human Resources webpage at

The University of Lethbridge hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity

and diversity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. In accordance with Canadian

Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given preference.

Thank you to all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.