Office Administrator

  • Location
    Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
  • Salary
  • Job type

Adecco is hiring a temporary, full-time Office Administrator to work a 3-month contract for our client, a reputable educational institution in Saskatoon, SK. To qualify for this role, you must have excellent communication, high accuracy, and a clear understanding of Microsoft Office Suite.
The Office Administrator is the first point of contact for internal and external clients. This position supports a wide variety of institutional administrative operations promptly and professionally. The incumbent is responsible for organizing and coordinating office operations and procedures to ensure organizational effectiveness and efficiency.  

  • Pay rate: $18/hour 
  • Location: Saskatoon, SK 
  • Shifts: Monday to Friday 
  • Job type: Full-time |3-month contract, Temporary Here’s why you should apply:
  • Free access to our Aspire Academy for continuing professional education
  • Hires fast, pays weekly 
  • Vacation pay paid out on each weekly pay cheque 
  • Medical and dental benefits once qualified
  • Free training programs Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Use extensive knowledge of the functions, purposes and programs to answer and direct routine inquiries and promptly respond to inquiries as required
  • Provide professional administrative support to the direct supervisor, as well as backup coverage to other departments in order to support the accomplishment of department objectives
  • Coordinate all logistics of meeting requests, including booking rooms, set up and take down of technology requirements, catering and refreshment requirements; as well as travel and accommodation requirements as required
  • Provide administrative support for department meetings, committees, and or working groups as assigned, including preparation for technical support; preparation of agenda, minute taking and minute distribution
  • Process faculty and administration expenses, as well as attendance forms for signature, filing and distributing where appropriate or as assigned
  • Handle and process documents with confidentiality and compliance while exercising best practices with administrative procedures: records management records destruction, and file maintenance - physical and electronic as well as the retention and destruction of documents
  • Maintain the filing systems of the department and supervisor
  • Purchase order coordination: distribution to vendors, creation of purchase orders, appropriate coding, and ensuring established procedures are followed
  • Carry out quality control of data entry
  • Provide support and backup coverage to departments and other administrative assistants during periods of high workload, absences, and as requested
  • Provide backup to front desk reception, while operating a multiline switchboard and transferring calls where appropriate, taking messages as required
  • Provide additional support as required
  • Requirements and Qualifications: 

  • Completion of a business-related certificate or diploma, combined with a minimum of three years of administrative office experience
  • Previous experience as an office coordinator/administrative manager or similar position is an asset
  • Previous experience in an education/marketing environment is an asset
  • Good understanding of executive administrative processes and procedures coupled with a proven proficiency with various software programs in Microsoft Office Suite (particularly Excel, Word and Access) and other data management software; a minimum typing speed of 60 wpm is required
  • Must be legally eligible to work, and reside in Canada
  • If you are interested in this opportunity in Saskatoon, SK, apply now and if you meet our requirements an Adecco Recruiter will be in touch with you soon.
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    Reference number CA_EN_1_026553_2100091

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