Executive Assistant, Verschuren Centre


CBU invites applications for the full-time limited term position of Executive Assistant in the Verschuren Centre.

The successful candidate will provide administrative and management support to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Verschuren Centre and staff of the Centre. The Executive Assistant will coordinate a range of activities relating to the CEO’s internal and external responsibilities, including liaising with individuals within the University, the community, government, and industry. The Executive Assistant will prepare confidential documentation and maintain confidential files including budget preparation and tracking. In addition, will support the advancement of the Verschuren Centre through community liaisons, promotional activities, opportunities, and events.  Flexible hours are required.


Job Description

Application Details

Qualified candidates should send to the Human Resources Department (in PDF format):

  • a letter of application quoting the reference number (EA1904) and identifying your education and experience as it relates to this position;
  • a resume; and
  • complete contact information of three work related references.

Applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. 18 April, 2018. Applicants who apply by email will receive a return email confirming receipt.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Cape Breton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Cape Breton University

Human Resources Dept.

P.O. Box 5300, 1250 Grand Lake Road

Sydney, NS  B1P 6L2

Email: humanresources@ns.aliantzinc.ca