The Administrative Assistant to the Dean, Faculty of Arts provides confidential, professional, managerial and administrative assistance to the Dean and is accountable for the overall management of the office.
The incumbent liaises and communicates with the executive offices of the President and the other Vice-Presidents, Deans, Directors and other administrative staff, support staff, faculty, Faculty of Arts Faculty Members and students at TRU.
The incumbent also liaises with provincial, national and international external agencies, organizations, ministries and institutions.
visiting dignitaries). Recording Secretary for Faculty of Arts meetings.
Confidential, diplomatic and empathetic handling of sensitive and sometimes potentially explosive situations are required.
Identify and notify the Dean, or other Executive in their absence, of emergent issues as they arise so they can be dealt with in a timely manner.
Proofread correspondence that has been prepared for the signature of the Dean. Prepare and / or check all documents from all sources, for signature of the Dean.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS
Please Note : If you are selected for interview, External Candidates will be required to bring a copy of their transcripts to the interview
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Dean, Faculty of Arts
Diversity and Inclusion Commitment :
Thompson Rivers University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.
Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
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