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Administrative Assistant

Date: September 14, 2015
Reports to (Job Title): President, Arts Student Union
Jobs Reporting (Job Titles): None
Location: Main Campus


35 hr/wk



Arts Student Union

Primary Purpose

The Administrative Assistant provides comprehensive administrative support to the executive team of the Arts Student Union.

Key Accountabilities:

1.  Provides front line services and administrative support to the Arts Student Union:


2.  Co-ordinates the ASU’s business activities:


3.  Facilitates continuity between incoming and outgoing ASU executive  teams:


4.  Provides communication services to promote the value of ASU to Arts students and the UW community:

Position Requirements


Some postsecondary education an asset; training in bookkeeping and small business            operations.


Well-developed service skills, as may be developed in a front-line position dealing with        members of the public.


MS Word Excel PowerPoint Other
Intermediate Basic Basic Outlook, WCMS

Nature and Scope

Interpersonal Skills:

Deals with some off-campus vendors to obtain, clarify, and discuss information.

Level of Responsibility:

This position has defined specialized and routine duties, works with minimal supervision and provides guidance to others.

Decision-Making Authority:

The position is largely self-directed, determining requirements and priorities, but consulting with members of the ASU executive team on significant matters.

Physical and Sensory Demands:

Some heavy lifting is required when purchasing supplies and stocking the ASU tuck shop.

Working Environment:

Office environment characterized by frequent interruptions at certain times of the year, changing priorities, and limited supervision.