Administrative Assistant

November 24 2021
Industries Education, Training
Categories Administrative, Clerical, Administrative assistant
Vancouver, BC

Are you a skilled administrative professional looking for a supportive and fun team, and seeking an opportunity to expand your skills in a complex and rewarding environment? If so – this could be the position for you!

BC Public School Employers' Association is a small, dynamic team. Our highly skilled staff work with challenging issues in the complex K-12 public school sector. We are seeking a highly motivated administrative professional to join our team. This is a permanent full-time position. As Administrative Assistant, you will provide a variety of administrative support to specialist staff and work with other members of the administrative team to meet deadlines and common goals. The responsibilities are varied, ranging from routine to complex. Your contributions will support K-12 public schools across British Columbia.

General administrative support

  • providing general administrative support to BCPSEA staff as assigned, including overflow work from other administrative staff as required
  • answering inquires and disseminating information to internal colleagues and external contacts
  • scheduling both in person and virtual meetings, and booking meeting rooms
  • providing back-up reception support

Writing and document management

  • preparing of a variety of correspondence
  • creating PowerPoint presentations
  • proofreading and formatting documents
  • filing both hard and soft copy documents

Technical support

  • troubleshooting office business machines
  • acting as the first point of contact to internal staff for IT and phone related issues
  • liaising with the external IT service provider to ensure the organization's needs are met
  • uploading and editing content on the website

Education and experience

Ideally you will have completed an Office Administration Diploma or Administrative Assistant Certificate and have a minimum of three years of relevant experience in an administrative role. You demonstrate exceptional attention to detail, the ability to work proactively with others, and possess a high degree of technological proficiency.

The key to your success includes being able to work independently and take initiative, while being able to manage multiple priorities and deadlines. Your superior organizational and interpersonal skills will be supported by excellent spoken and written English, exemplary proofreading and formatting skills, as well as advanced Microsoft Office, basic HTML and PDF editing skills.


​We offer a competitive salary ($52,983–66,229), comprehensive benefit and pension plans, professional development, and a friendly work environment. Our office is centrally located in Vancouver at the newly constructed Renfrew Centre, which is near public transit, city bike routes, gyms, and restaurants. Qualified individuals are invited to apply online on Make a Future at https://bit.ly/3DTEqow with a cover letter and résumé, by Wednesday, December 15, 2021.

​The British Columbia Public School Employers' Association (BCPSEA) supports public education through innovative human resource practices, partnerships, and services. We are the full-service employers' association and accredited bargaining agent for BC's 60 public boards of education.

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