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Auxiliary, Clerical and Administrative Support Staff

Abbotsford, Chilliwack

Application deadline: open until filled

Posting number 2019.224
Job type Staff
Contract Variable terms and hours, as needed
Salary range $15.09 - $21.67 per hour
Start date As soon as possible after closing date

Job summary

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.

About UFV

The University of the Fraser Valley has four campus locations within the beautiful Fraser Valley in British Columbia. Recognized as one of BC's top employers, UFV offers a combination of career and lifestyle benefits. Join a team of 1,400 passionate professionals who value integrity, inclusivity and excellence. At UFV, you will serve a vibrant community, and shape the future of 15,000 students.

How to apply

Applications must include a resume and cover letter (1 document), including evidence of appropriate qualifications and must refer to Posting #2019.224 - "Auxiliary Support Staff" in the subject line.

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