Norquest College


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NorQuest College helps students unlock their potential and realize their dreams. We are Challenge Positive and embrace every situation as an opportunity. As the Edmonton region’s community college, we play an integral role in Alberta’s education system. NorQuest College offers a vibrant, inclusive, diverse, and student-centred learning environment that transforms lives and strengthens communities. We are nationally recognized leaders in health, community studies, and business post-secondary career programs, as well as foundational, intercultural, and language training. We are proud to offer our employees meaningful work, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits program, and a commitment to a positive work/life balance. This is an exciting time to be a part of NorQuest College. Take a step forward with us. Together, we can help build and sustain a strong province for future generations.


The Student Services division at NorQuest College is looking for a range of talented casual staff skilled in covering all casual vacancies: peak periods, vacations, illness leaves, resignations and special projects.

Are you looking for short-term, administrative work? Are you recently retired or only looking for part time work? Would you like the opportunity to demonstrate your abilities in a supportive, team-focused environment? If so, consider joining our Administrative Support Pool!


You may take part in a variety of assignments and have the opportunity to work in several different departments providing basic to senior level administrative or customer service related support.


This competition will provide the division with a qualified pool of casual employees to meet emergent temporary staffing needs on an ongoing or temporary basis.



  • A post-secondary certificate in Administration or Business
  • A minimum of 1 – 3 years of administrative experience, preferably within a post-secondary environment
  • Equivalencies may be considered
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Word; some knowledge of Excel preferred
  • Knowledge or experience in PeopleSoft would be considered a definite asset
  • Excellent communication abilities and a commitment to superior customer service
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Must show initiative and be able to excel with minimal supervision

SALARY: This is a casual opportunity; Hourly Salary may vary depending on the complexity of the role, starting at $19.56 per hour plus an additional percentage in lieu of vacation and benefits. Commensurate with education and experience.




CLOSING DATE: November 30, 2017


TO APPLY: If you meet the requirements of this position and wish to apply, please continue with this online process by uploading your resume and cover letter combined as one document.Please indicate your availability in your application in order to be considered.


NOTE: : Applying on this posting confirms you are interested in being added to our On-call Administrative Support Pool List for administrative support opportunities. If you are successful following the interview phase, you will be added to our On-call Administrative Support Pool List, and you will be contacted if you are suitable for an opportunity at NorQuest College.


COMPETITION NOTE:   Notification of receipt will only be made to on-line applicants.  Candidates selected for interview will be contacted within 28 days. Due to large volume of applicants, only those candidates who are shortlisted will be contacted.


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