*SFU's Temporary Pool
Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, CA
3d ago

Union / Affiliation : C.U.P.E. Local 3338

Pay range : Varies (depending on assignment) + 9% in lieu of benefits

Position Grade : Biweekly Hours : 70

Biweekly Hours : 70

SFU’s Temporary Pool

SFU’s Temporary Pool provides temporary clerical, secretarial and technical support for up to 3 months to departments across all 3 campuses (Burnaby, Vancouver, and Surrey) during periods of absence, work overload or for special projects.

The Temporary Pool will provide you the opportunity to work in many diverse assignments with one of BC’s Top Employers. The Temporary Pool is a great way to gain work experience in the post-secondary education sector and is a recognized entry point to continuing employment at the University.

Temporary Pool employees who want to maintain maximum flexibility can remain in the Temporary Pool, accepting assignments on a one-by-one basis.

Each assignment will differ in the work performed, however, typical temporary work includes :

  • Office administration
  • Data entry
  • Word processing
  • Reception
  • Graphic design
  • Web design
  • Event management
  • The qualifications for each assignment will vary based on the role, but employees must meet the following :

  • High School graduation or equivalent.
  • 2 years’ experience in a broad range of office functions.
  • 50 wpm keyboard skill with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Software proficiency including Word, Excel, FileMaker, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook.
  • Knowledge of Mac and PC platforms.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with a demonstrated attention to detail.
  • Excellent knowledge of general office procedures and practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle confidential material and information with discretion.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to changing office environments and assignment levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise mature judgment and initiative.
  • Please note : SFU’s Human Resources accepts Temporary Pool applications on an ongoing basis.

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