Program Assistant

Okanagan College transforms lives and communities. We are one of Canada's leading colleges. We create outstanding educational experiences for our learners, both students and employees. We work and learn in a welcoming and caring culture. We are a catalyst for change through collaboration with our learners and partners. We serve, lead and anticipate the social, economic and environmental needs of communities.

Position Title:
Program Assistant

Competition Number:

Okanagan School of Business

Portfolio Dean's Office (P2)


Position Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Executive Assistant, Okanagan School of Business (OSB), provides reception, clerical support services and assistance to the Dean, Executive Secretary, Associate Deans, Instructors and other support staff for the portfolio programs to ensure effective and efficient operations and performs other related duties as required.

Education and Experience:

Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent plus up to and including one year related post-secondary training (i.e. Office Administration). Over 1 year and up to and including 2 years related experience.

Skills and Abilities:

- Well developed interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
- Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team with an aptitude for working in a collegial and collaborative environment.
- Excellent customer service skills with the ability to work in a very busy environment that has complex and sensitive situations and is able to handle sensitive issues with tact and diplomacy.
- Ability to prioritize, be adaptable and flexible while managing a high work volume and competing priorities to meet strict deadlines.
- Superior attention to detail and accuracy.
- Competent to take minutes for meetings.
- Demonstrated initiative and creative problem-solver.
- Competence and proficiency in the use of computer systems and software including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Ironpoint Adobe Professional, Access and Outlook) and internet.

Appointment Type:
Support - Regular Full-time

Appointment Start Date:


Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm during the academic semester and 8:00am to 4:00pm during the summer semester

Annual Salary/Hourly Rate:
$40,513 - $46,278

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Shortlisted internal candidates must notify the current Support Staff Bargaining Chairperson and Human Resources if they want a Union Observer during interviews and final selection of candidates.

Posting Opening Date:

Posting Closing Date:


To apply for this position, please go to the following website: and complete an on-line application.
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Name:Okanagan College HR
Location:Kelowna, British Columbia
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Post Date:Apr 7, 2021
Exp. Date:May 7, 2021
Listing Type:Private
Ad Number:4426687