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Posting Number: YUSA-8821
Position Title: Client Service/Program Support Representative
Department: Human Resources Management, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Affiliation: YUSA
Band: 5
Salary: Annual salary of $44,236 will be prorated based on the number of weeks worked.
Duration: Temporary Full-Time
Hours: Monday Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm; NOTE: May be required to change hours of work from 8:30am to 4:30pm or 9:00am to 5:00pm to cover for staff absences/vacation.
Position Start Date: April 14, 2014   Position End Date: April 10, 2015
 
Purpose:
PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS A TEMPORARY CONTRACT. The Client Service/Program Support Representative is a key member of the administrative support team in the School of HRM administrative office. As the first point of contact for all clients/guests (current students, prospective students, staff, faculty and the general public) to the School of HRM office, the incumbent is responsible for providing excellent client service by giving general information and answering general inquiries with respect to School of HRM program offerings, enrolment procedures, course requirements and related matters, referring more complex enquiries to appropriate staff and departments within and outside of Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies.
 
Education:
High school diploma required plus secretarial training.
 
Experience:
1 year related customer service and secretarial experience including high volume front counter work, telephone enquiries, and experience with providing detailed information both verbally and in writing, and experience providing secretarial support to programs/courses in an academic unit at a university or a similar institution. Experience providing a consistently high level of responsive front-line client service is required.
 
Skills:
Typing 40-45 wpm, accuracy essential. Working knowledge of the following software packages: MS Word (intermediate level); MS Excel (basic level); e-mail software (i.e. Lotus Notes); on-line student records (e.g. SIS), Internet, Demonstrated Skills: Ability to deal courteously and effectively with people; excellent oral communication skills in order to obtain and provide information in a clear and concise manner in a high volume environment; demonstrated ability to communicate with persons whose first language is not English; enthusiastic attitude and a professional telephone manner; ability to present a professional image in a culturally diverse environment; excellent organizational skills, including ability to work effectively under pressure of high volume; setting priorities; ability to maintain confidentiality; demonstrated good judgement; demonstrated effectiveness in attending to details and ability to effectively handle multiple tasks with interruption; tact and diplomacy essential; and, demonstrated effectiveness in working as a member of a team. Demonstrated ability to quickly learn and apply new programs and procedures. Punctuality and reliability.
 
Cover Letter Required: Yes
 
Dates:
Internal Posting Date: March 28, 2014
Internal Application Deadline: April 4, 2014
 
Extended Posting Date: April 21, 2014
Extended Application Deadline: April 28, 2014
 
External Posting Date: April 21, 2014
External Application Deadline: April 28, 2014

Please Note: All applications must be received by 4:30 p.m. on the posted deadline date.

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