Administrative Assistant (Summer Student)

Atlantic Central (Charlottetown Office) is currently accepting applications for a summer term position of Administrative Assistant (Summer Student) to provide administrative and project support to the Product Solutions Department.

The Position:
The Administrative Assistant is responsible for:

  • Providing administrative and project support to Product Solutions including preparing correspondence, compiling data, reports, updating resource materials, maintaining filing system and other general department administration.
  • Assisting with the coordination of upcoming events and projects.
  • Assisting with updating current e-learning programs.
  • Updating the employee database for annual changes.
  • Completing other duties and projects as assigned.

The Person:
The successful candidate will be working towards completing a certificate or degree in Business Administration.  Previous experience in a financial institution would be considered an asset.  The successful candidate will also have the following skill set:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Experience with aspects related to event coordination
  • Ability to learn new software (Articulate)
  • Ability to accomplish tasks with little supervision

The successful candidate will also demonstrate strong competencies in:

  • Adaptability to Change
  • Customer Service Orientation
  • Listening, Understanding and Responding
  • Results Orientation
  • Teamwork and Cooperation
  • Strategic Orientation

Hours of Work:
Please note that this is a full-time summer position and the hours of work per week are 32.5 hours.

Applications close on Friday, April 25, 2014.

Interested candidates should forward their résumé, in confidence, to:
Human Resources Department
Atlantic Central
PO Box 9200, Station A
Halifax, NS   B3K 5N3

Email: (When sending applications by e-mail, please send in MS Word format)