Administrative Course Assistant

Athabasca, Alberta
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
AU Athabasca
63,575.33  Annual
40,155.51  Annual
Permanent Full Time
Division Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences FTE 1.0
Location Name AU Athabasca Position Type Permanent Full Time
Location Athabasca, Alberta Job ID 1513
Posted 10/10/2018 Wage Min 40155.5100
Closing Date 10/24/2018 Wage Max 63575.3300


The goals of the position of administrative course assistant requires accurate, consistent, time-sensitive and high level of service standards in the processing of student grades. The administrative course assistant provides varying degrees of administrative support to students, academic course coordinators, and tutors/examination markers. As a liaison between university divisions, the administrative course assistant must relate student matters with integrity and professionalism. The administrative course assistant is a member of a team environment and must work cooperatively and respectfully within the framework of the University mission.


  •  Grade 12 education and an office administration certificate or business diploma.  In addition, three or more years of work experience in an educational environment is required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. An excellent knowledge of English grammar is required.
  • It is expected that the incumbent will be independent, self-motivated and focused. Flexibility in maintaining multiple tasks and working under pressure is required.
  • Proficiency in keyboard applications is necessary and an excellent knowledge of use of software and database entry and retrieval is necessary (e.g. MS Word and Excel,). Knowledge of Newton, Banner and MuchLearning is required.
  • Requires excellent interpersonal and organizational skills to identify, corroborate and resolve student problems.
  • The ability to work in a team environment is expected.


The full Job Description can be viewed at: Administrative Course Assistant

For further information regarding this position, please contact Krista Morland at 780-675-6486 or via e-mail:

First consideration will be given to internal applicants according to the AUPE Collective Agreement, Article 11.02.