Clerk 8 (Administrative Assistant), School of Music

Application forms are available on the Brandon University website on Careers@BU or in the hall outside the Human Resources Office, 337 Clark Hall, 270-18th Street, Brandon, MB, R7A 6A9. Completed applications are accepted in-person, by mail, by fax to (204) 726-1957, or by e-mail to Office hours are Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Applications are being accepted until 4:30pm on Friday, February 22, 2019

Employee Group: MGEU

Classification: Clerk 8 (Administrative Assistant)

Type of Position: Full-time, Regular

Wage: $32.14 per hour

Probation/Trial Period: Minimum of 6 months to a 12 month maximum

Hours of Work: 35 hours per week

Start Date: March 25, 2019 or upon availability


This position provides support to the Dean, faculty members and staff and assists current and potential students with registration related issues and general inquiries. The Administrative Assistant prepares and records agendas, minutes and correspondence for Music Faculty Council, faculty committees and conservatory meetings. This position is responsible for the supervision and the assigning of duties to office staff and student assistants; coordinates regular academic activities for the School of Music including visiting artists and scholar events. Other related duties as assigned.


Qualifications and Experience:

A minimum Grade 12 plus a  2 – 3 year diploma in Office Management or Business Administration and five years of related experience or a comparable combination of education and experience are required.

The successful candidate must be skilled in office procedures and workflow, and have facility with other office technology and software including Microsoft Office. Exceptional interpersonal and organizational skills are essential. Outstanding time management skills and being able to effectively resolve competing priorities is required; must have the ability to multitask in a fast paced environment and demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills. Experience in a music or fine arts environment is an asset.



Include 3 work related references with your application. This position is subject to a Criminal Records Check. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred.


Brandon University is committed to equity, welcomes diversity, and hires on the basis of merit.  All qualified individuals who may contribute to the diversification of the University, especially women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, and persons of all sexual orientations and genders are encouraged to apply.  Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority.  Evidence of citizenship must be provided.

To ensure this employment opportunity is accessible to all interested individuals, please advise of any accessibility needs by contacting the Human Resources office at (204)727-9782 or This posting is available in an alternate format upon request.    

Issued: January 28, 2019