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Clerical and Administrative Support Staff

Part Time
A month ago
17.940 to 25.650 per hour
Job Summary:

The University of the Fraser Valley is looking for friendly, enthusiastic, qualified individuals interested in working as temporary and on-call clerical and administrative support staff on our Abbotsford and Chilliwack campuses. These positions arise in a variety of departments due to work load volume, illness or other unforeseen circumstances. Applicants must therefore be able to adapt to a variety of work environments and shift schedules, as well as meet the technical qualifications outlined below.

  • Completion of a certificate in office administration from a recognized post-secondary institution  or equivalent post-secondary education is required
  • Intermediate proficiency in software programs (MS Office applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Minimum one (1) year of recent administrative or clerical experience in a modern computerized business office environment

Successful applicants will have strong customer service skills, experience with minute taking, superior communication skills (written & oral), a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail, team oriented, ability to deal effectively with a diverse range of people, understands and maintains confidentiality with the ability to handle sensitive situations with tact and diplomacy, works well under pressure, demonstrated professionalism, and adaptability to work in a variety of settings. Some positions may require heavy lifting.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to an interview as a first step in being placed on a list of auxiliary employees available for work as the need arises. 

About UFV:

The University of the Fraser Valley is located on the unceded (ancestral) territory of the Halq'eméylem-speaking peoples. We express our gratitude and respect for the honour of living and working in S’olh Temexw (Our World; Our Land). In all that we do, UFV strives to support and honour the Stó:lo peoples goals of self-determination and well-being on these lands. A commitment to Indigenization and Reconciliation is core to our institutional Vision and our Education Plan. This commitment includes the goal of centering Indigenous ways of knowing throughout our organization, recognizing our responsibilities to community, and a multi-year plan to increase the number of Indigenous faculty, staff, and administrators working at UFV.

UFV has four campus locations within the beautiful Fraser Valley in British Columbia. Recognized as one of BC's top employers, UFV offers a combination of career and lifestyle benefits. Join a team of 1,400 passionate professionals who value integrity, inclusivity and excellence. At UFV, you will serve a vibrant community, and shape the future of 15,000 students.
Indigenization, equity, and diversity are essential to our work as a university. A diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been historically underrepresented and marginalized. At UFV, we are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the community we proudly serve. We encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, members of groups that experience discrimination due to race, colour, place of origin, ancestry, and/or religion, persons who identify as women and 2SLGBTQ+, and persons with disabilities. We invite applicants to complete a confidential self-identification survey as part of the application process. All questions are voluntary, with an option to decline to answer.  Information will be used to support efforts to broaden the diversity of the recruitment process, and results are not shared with the selection committee.  Inquiries about the survey may be directed to careers@ufv.caLearn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In an effort to be both environmentally and fiscally responsible, UFV will contact only candidates receiving an interview. We thank all applicants for considering UFV for employment. Shortlisted applicants may be required to undergo a criminal record check and/ or a verification of their education credentials. 

UFV is committed to the principle of equity in employment.