Assistant to the Dean, Shannon School of Business

  • Location: Shannon School of Business
  • Competition Number: AS013P
  • Deadline: March 3, 2020

CBU invites applications for a full-time continuing position in the Shannon School of Business. The position will commence immediately after selection or shortly thereafter.

The successful candidate will provide project coordination and confidential administrative support to the Dean, Shannon School of Business. The incumbent will research and coordinate a range of projects relating to the Dean’s internal and external community responsibilities, the CIC and the Shannon School of Business Advisory Board.  The Assistant will prepare confidential documentation, maintain confidential files including budget preparation and tracking, prepare and track employment related contracts for all faculty members, and act as liaison between the Dean, Director of MBA, Departmental Chairs, faculty, staff, students and the general public.

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Qualified candidates are required to apply online at

  • a letter of application quoting the reference number (AS013P) 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 12:00 a.m. 3 March, 2020. Applicants who apply will receive a return email confirming receipt.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Once a successful candidate has been chosen, all applicants shall be notified of their status.

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.

1250 Grand Lake Road

Sydney, NS B1M 1A2