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Posting number 2019.022
Position Auxiliary, Clerical and Administrative Support Staff
Location Abbotsford, Chilliwack
Contract type Variable terms and hours, as needed
Start date As soon as possible after closing date
Salary scale $15.09 - $21.67 per hour
Closing date March 31, 2019

About UFV

The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) is nationally recognized for its emphasis on teaching excellence, experiential and applied education, community engagement, and Indigenization. UFV is the school of choice for over 15,000 students. With six campuses and centres, UFV offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the arts, sciences, and professional studies, as well as trades and technology education, university preparation, and continuing education.

At UFV, we are dedicated to changing lives and building community. Our educational goals are to prioritize learning everywhere; be flexible and responsive; collaborate across boundaries; develop local and global citizenship; and integrate experiential learning. A British Columbia “Top Employer”, we are committed to providing a welcoming, inclusive and dynamic learning and working environment that is fair and respectful of everyone. Our culturally diverse employee and student populations reflect the local, national, international and Indigenous communities we serve. If you see yourself as a lifelong member of a community that values and nurtures innovation and creativity, cultivates leadership and citizenship, and where success builds on success, you belong at UFV.

Posting details

The University of the Fraser Valley is looking for friendly, enthusiastic, qualified individuals interested in working as temporary and on-call clerical and administrative support staff on our Abbotsford and Chilliwack campuses. These positions arise in a variety of departments due to work load volume, illness or other unforeseen circumstances. Applicants must therefore be able to adapt to a variety of work environments and shift schedules, as well as meet the technical qualifications outlined below. 



  • Completion of a certificate in office administration from a recognized post-secondary institution or equivalent post-secondary education is required
  • Intermediate proficiency in software programs (MS Office applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Minimum one (1) year of recent administrative or clerical experience in a modern computerized business office environment


Successful applicants will have strong customer services skills, experience with minute taking, superior communication skills (written & oral), a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail, team oriented, ability to deal effectively with a diverse range of people, understands and maintains confidentiality with the ability to handle sensitive situations with tact and diplomacy, works well under pressure, demonstrated professionalism, and adaptability to work in a variety of settings. Some positions may require heavy lifting.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to an interview as a first step in being placed on a list of auxiliary employees available for work as the need arises.

Applicants who have previously applied are still on file and do not need to re-apply.

How to apply

Direct resume and cover letter (1 document), including evidence of appropriate qualifications by March 31, 2019, referring to Posting #2019.022 -  "Auxiliary Support Staff" in the subject line to:


Email application to:

Human Resources
University of the Fraser Valley
33844 King Road, Abbotsford, BC, Canada V2S 7M8
Phone: (604) 854-4554
Fax: (604) 854-1538

Find out how to prepare your application

Please note:

  • We thank all applicants for considering UFV for employment.
  • Incomplete applications will not be processed.
  • In order to be environmentally and fiscally responsible, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.
  • Short-listed candidates may undergo a criminal record check and/or a verification of their education credentials, as required.
  • Shortlisted applicants for staff positions will be required to provide copies of their most recent evaluation summary.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

UFV is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

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