Executive Assistant

College of Extended Learning

Employment Opportunity #237-22.23



Closing Date: January 27, 2023 at 4:30 PM





We thank all those who apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.








Full-Time | 3-Year Term | Fredericton | Hybrid













Standard Work Hours:

Mon - Fri | 8:15 am - 4:30 pm | 36.25 hours per week




Salary Range:

$43,980.00 - $54,975.00 per annum



Why Choose UNB?





UNB offers a large variety of benefits for employees, including a full pension, minimum three weeks of vacation annually, the Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP), and dental, life, and health insurance.


UNB is committed to ensuring employees can maintain a healthy work-life balance. As such, we're proud to support a hybrid work approach, which includes flexible hours and work from home options.








Reporting to the Executive Director, the Executive Assistant (EA) is accountable for organizing and managing the affairs of the Executive Director Office. The EA is required to maintain complete confidentiality with respect to all matters falling within the purview of the Executive Director.


















































  • A post-secondary degree or diploma in business or office management, with a good knowledge of workplace wellness initiatives.
  • 5 years previous relevant experience, including marketing experience with major social media platforms (Instagram. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube), with data analytics experience.
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.


Additional Strengths




















  • Previous experience in events coordination would be an asset.
  • Skills and experience in digital media production are an asset.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.
  • Able to manage multiple projects and priorities at once and multitask.
  • Proficiency with utilizing various applications such as Adobe Acrobat Pro, Microsoft Office Suite, and PowerBI.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.








The UNB College of Extended Learning is the primary lifelong learning outreach vehicle for the University, and caries critical community-building and revenue-generation functions. As an educational entrepreneurial unit, CEL contributes to the economic, social, and cultural life of the province by providing educational programs and services to a wide spectrum of learners. The office of the Executive Director is the hub of CEL and oversees the work of all CEL units; and deals with a wide variety of UNB contacts, as well as provincial, regional, and national agencies.




This position is part of the non-union Administrative, Professional and Technical (APT) group.



UNB is situated on the unceded territory of the Wolastoqiyik and Mi'kmaq peoples along the banks of the beautiful and bountiful Wolastoq river, a region recognized worldwide for its natural beauty. UNB is a comprehensive university with a long history of excellence in teaching and research.










The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

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