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MDC seeking Executive Assistant

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Friday, February 9, 2018

***As of February 27, 2018 this position has now been filled. Be sure to watch our website for further job opportunities. Thank you to everyone who applied.***

McMaster Divinity College is seeking an experienced Executive Assistant to support the President and Academic Dean. The selected candidate will ensure the smooth functioning of the Offices of the President and Academic Dean and independently manage special projects to completion. This person will be responsible for schedules/agendas, including travel, preparation and collection of documentation, organization of meetings, follow-up of action items, and coordination of special events. The Executive Assistant will also provide administrative support to the Board of Trustees and Senate.

The ideal candidate will have a university degree and a minimum of 3 years relevant experience at the EA level. Essential qualities are strong communication and interpersonal skills, ability to take initiative, a high level of integrity in dealing with confidential and sensitive information, project management skills, ability to multi-task, exceptional attention to detail, and decision-making abilities.

Because this is such a core position within our institution, we are looking for applicants who would be available for at least 3 years.

McMaster Divinity College is an evangelical seminary located in Hamilton, Ontario, whose mission is to develop effective evangelical Christian leaders for the Church, academy, and society, through university-level education, professional training, and ongoing support. The successful candidate will agree to MDC’s statement of faith as posted on the website and will identify the church that they attend in the cover letter.

Please email your résumé and cover letter to Nina Thomas, Registrar, Director of Admissions and Marketing, at divjobs@mcmaster.ca. Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.