Executive Assistant

University Secretariat

Employment Opportunity #288-22.23



Closing Date: March 22, 2023 at 4:30 PM





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








Full-Time | Continuing | Fredericton | On-Campus













Standard Work Hours:

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




Salary Range:

$42,447.00 - $53,067.00 per annum



Why Choose UNB?





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







Reporting to the University Secretary, the Executive Assistant supports the University Secretary and other members of the office through a broad range of administrative functions such as meeting/event coordination, responding to and/or directing general inquiries, distribution of meeting materials, processing financial forms, and other related functions as required.






































  • Post-secondary Diploma in Office Administration or related filed. A University degree is preferred.
  • Five years' related experience in executive office environment.


Additional Strengths
















  • Superior organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as analytical, problem solving and interpersonal skills.
  • High degree of discretion, professionalism, and diplomacy in a friendly manner.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the University community and adapt to constantly changing demands.
  • Experience dealing with sensitive and highly confidential information.
  • Working knowledge of university policies, procedures and governing system would be an asset.








The University Secretariat is accountable for the support of the governance of the University through the effective and efficient operation of the Board of Governors, Fredericton and Saint John Senates, their committees, and other University bodies. As the repository of official Board and Senate records, the University Secretariat is a principal source of information and advice about University policies, procedures, regulations, precedents, and practices.




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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