Executive Assistant

School District No. 74 (Gold Trail) - Ashcroft, BC (30+ days ago)

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School District No. 74 (Gold Trail)

District Office, Ashcroft

Reporting to the Secretary-Treasurer, the Executive Assistant will provide both administrative and secretarial support services for district management staff and the Board of Education. The position requires confidentiality, diplomacy, discretion and superior information management skills.

Duties Include:
Providing a variety of senior secretarial duties such as composing replies to correspondence and oral inquiries, scheduling meetings, preparing agendas, recording minutes of meetings, word processing and preparing power points and spreadsheets.
Scheduling, organizing and managing appointments and events
Maintaining a variety of confidential planning records, lists and files
Preparing district communications including social media updates
Performing other related duties as assigned by district management staff.

The successful candidate will possess:
Excellent communication (verbal and written), organization and human relations skills
Flexibility, initiative, and the ability to work under pressure in a wide variety of assignments with minimal supervision
A service-oriented approach, including the ability to maintain a positive relationship with employees and employee groups, senior administration and partner groups
Extensive experience with Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Power Point and Excel
The ability to learn new technologies with knowledge of website maintenance being an asset
Qualities of a self-directed team player
Thorough understanding of the BC public education system
The ability to maintain information of a highly confidential nature.

This is a twelve-month position based at the District Office in Ashcroft. Salary is competitive and the school district provides an extensive benefits package.

The successful candidate will commence employment in November 2019. A detailed resume, including references, will be received not later than 4:00 p.m. Thursday, 26 September 2019 by the undersigned.

LYNDA MINNABARRIET, Secretary-Treasurer
School District No. 74 (Gold Trail)
PO Box 250, Ashcroft, BC V0K 1A0
Email: sd74jobs@sd74.bc.ca

The Gold Trail School District has received approval from the Human Rights Tribunal allowing preferential hiring to persons of Indigenous ancestry.

The District may give preference in hiring to persons of Indigenous ancestry who possess the necessary qualifications over other applicants until such time as the percentage of staff of Indigenous ancestry in the School District is equal to the percentage of students of Indigenous ancestry in the School District.