Interior Operations Assistant

Athabasca, Alberta
VP Finance And Administration
AU Athabasca
Permanent Full Time
Division VP Finance And Administration FTE 1.0
Location Name AU Athabasca Position Type Permanent Full Time
Location Athabasca, Alberta Job ID 1723
Posted 02/13/2020 Wage Min 37510.3700
Closing Date 03/04/2020 Wage Max 57241.4400


Reporting to the Interior Operations Administrator this position is a key member of the Interior Operations Unit in supply, delivery and implementation of the University’s furniture, space and integrated workplace strategies.  This position is responsible for carrying out ergonomic work-space setups related to onboarding, relocation, renovations or designation of space across the University. This position will liaise with all levels of staff and provide support at every university location including Athabasca, Edmonton and Calgary. 

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

  • High school diploma with some post-secondary education in interior design and space management and two years of related work experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Certification or courses in Office Ergonomics is an asset.
  • Must possess a general knowledge of building space planning and design and be familiar with furniture assembly, maintenance and repair as well as related tools and equipment.
  • Must be proficiently computer literate – able to navigate new software easily.
  • Must possess excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. safely, work standing or sitting for extended periods in dusty/dirty environments. Be able to crawl under furniture and work in tight awkward spaces.
  • Must have a valid Alberta Class 5 Drivers License. Experience operating equipment such as a forklift and driving large trucks (one-ton cargo van) an asset.

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

The full job profile can be viewed at: Interior Operations Assistant 

For further information regarding this position, please contact Chandra Clarke via email:

The vibrant town of Athabasca is located in the heart of Alberta's boreal forest on the banks of the Athabasca River.  The community offers modern services, affordable housing, excellent public schools, and a variety of recreational activities to suit everyone's lifestyle.