Hiring Graduate Program Administrator | $70,040.00 Annually

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Carleton University based in Ottawa, ON, CA is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Graduate Program Administrator / Assistant to the Program Head (CDA). Carleton University is renowned for academic excellence and innovation. Carleton provides students with a dynamic learning environment, combining theoretical knowledge with practical applications. Through its dedication to education and discovery, Carleton University continues to shape the next generation of leaders and contribute to the intellectual fabric of Ottawa. The candidates selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: Carleton University
Department: School of Journalism and Communication
Position: Graduate Program Administrator / Assistant to the Program Head (CDA)
No of Vacancies: 1
Salary: $64,074.00 – $70,040.00 Annually
Job Category: Administrative
Location: Ottawa, ON, CA
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Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language
Education: Candidates need standard educational qualifications such as a Bachelor’s degree in the relevant field
Experience: Candidates should have five years of university experience, demonstrating a solid understanding of both undergraduate and graduate studies, university policies, and administrative and academic procedures

Physical Requirements:

  • The candidates should be able to work in an office setting, involving extended periods of sitting and computer use
  • The candidates should be able to attend meetings and events on campus

Other Requirements:

  • The candidates should possess present experience, maturity, and articulation, be capable of working with minimal supervision, and relate effectively to others working or studying in a post-secondary education institution
  • The candidates should Post-secondary study provides the opportunity for training and experience in research, writing, and information analysis techniques, contributing to the development of maturity and self-confidence
  • The candidates should handle various levels of responsibility and internal/external contacts
  • The Candidate should possess organizational skills and the ability to prioritize demands, combined with strong interpersonal abilities, are necessary
  • The Candidate must possess fast and accurate keyboarding skills, utilize office automation software, and navigate the University’s BANNER system
  • The Candidate must have a good understanding of the program’s and the University’s policies and academic regulations as outlined in the Graduate Calendar, as well as basic knowledge of the Undergraduate Calendar
  • The candidate should have understanding of the ongoing structural and procedural changes within the University and the rationale underlying them


  • The candidates should be able to act as a Graduate Program Administrator, working in conjunction with the Graduate Supervisor (Journalism), responsible for all facets of administering the Master of Journalism program (MJ), performing all administrative functions associated with the Graduate Supervisor’s responsibilities, and acting in an advisory capacity
  • The candidates should be able to act as an Administrative Assistant to the Program Head (Journalism), performing all administrative functions associated with the Program Head’s responsibilities and acting in an advisory capacity
  • The candidates should be able to, as a member of the Journalism program/School administration staff, perform other related duties; provide administrative assistance in the absence of the Undergraduate Administrator (Journalism) in conjunction with the Undergraduate Supervisor (Journalism); act for the Administrator of the School of Journalism and Communication in their absence in conjunction with the COMS Graduate Administrator and for the Undergraduate Administrator

How to apply:

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