Events Assistant

Athabasca or Edmonton, Alberta
VP University Relations
AU Athabasca Or AU Edmonton
50,860.98  Annual
34,887.82  Annual
Temporary Full Time (6 Month Term)
Division VP University Relations FTE 1.0
Location Name AU Athabasca Or AU Edmonton Position Type Temporary Full Time (6 Month Term)
Location Athabasca or Edmonton, Alberta Job ID 1822
Posted 06/29/2020 Wage Min 34887.8200
Closing Date 07/05/2020 Wage Max 50860.9800


The incumbent will work with the Events team as part of the Development and Alumni Engagement unit within University Relations, and will be responsible for providing logistical support for events relating to AU’s Beyond 50 celebration and a re-imagined virtual Convocation ceremony to be held on October 2, 2020.  The position will assist with the coordination and execution of successful events at Athabasca University until October 15, 2020


Includes education, experience, skills, abilities and any other special qualifications required. The qualifications relate to the position not the incumbent.

  • Grade XII education supplemented with 1 – 2 years of experience in an office environment.
  • Event Coordinator certification and bilingualism are assets.
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organizational abilities.
  • Advanced working knowledge of data entry and retrieval operations in a computerized information system.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and to set priorities.


Please note that this position may be required to work remotely from a Home Office.

The full job description can be viewed at: Events Assistant

For further information regarding this position, contact Jody Paulson at (780) 421-5873 or via email at: