April 14, 2000
The records arising from this competition will be managed in accordance with provisions of the Alberta Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIPP).
The University of Alberta hires on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.
Administrative Professional Officer (Assistant Chair - Administration)
Department of AnthropologyThe Department of Anthropology at the University of Alberta invites applications for the position of assistant chair (administration). Reporting to the department chair and to the chair of the Women's Studies Program, the assistant chair (admin) is accountable for the provision of efficient and effective administrative support for teaching and research programs. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: budget planning and analysis; overseeing student programs, timetabling and registration; coordinating, directing and assessing the performance of support staff; providing executive assistance to the chairs and associate chair; analyzing and interpreting university, faculty, department, and program policies.
This position will be of interest to highly motivated, enthusiastic and energetic individuals who possess excellent leadership, organizational, analytical and communication skills, and who are recognized for their ability to work positively and effectively with individuals and groups, both in the diverse university community and externally.
Qualified applicants will have a university degree and several years of related experience. Proficiency in a Windows computer environment (MSWord, Excel and Access) and in university PeopleSoft (EPIC, PISCES and OASIS), as well as familiarity with academic, financial and human resources policies and procedures are essential. Administrative experience related to teaching and research programs that involve lab facilities, collections, travel and field work is highly desirable.
This position has a salary range from $37,649 to $56,477 (under review), commensurate with qualifications and experience. Application deadline is May 1, 2000.
Letters of application, including a résumé and the names of three referees, should be sent in confidence to: Dr. Nancy Lovell, Chair, Department of Anthropology, University of Alberta, 13-15 Tory Building, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2H4
Research Associate - part-time
Department of Biological SciencesA highly motivated individual is sought to conduct research on cell-cycle regulation and embryonic development in Drosophila. Candidates must possess a graduate degree (preferably PhD) in biology or biochemistry and have demonstrated research productivity and technical skills relevant to the areas of protein biochemistry and invertebrate development. Experience in SDS-PAGE, immunoblotting, immunoprecipitation, microinjection and Drosophila embryology is desired. Computer proficiency is also preferred (Macintosh system). Ability to work independently is essential and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Starting date is June 1, 2000 (negotiable). Applications will be accepted until April 30, 2000. Send CV, reprints of representative publications, names and contact information for three references to:
Dr. Shelagh D. Campbell
CW405, Biological Sciences
University of Alberta
Human Resource ServicesHuman Resource Services has a unique and challenging career opportunity for an individual who is interested in becoming part of the employment team within Employee Relations and Employment Services. With a focus on partnership, the adviser will consult with departments on recruitment and selection matters, including provisions of the Collective Agreement, obligations under University of Alberta policies and procedures, compliance with human rights and FOIPP legislation, as well as best practices to ensure selection and retention of exceptional employees.
The adviser provides training to departments in recruiting practices, consults and advises current and potential employees regarding employment and career opportunities, and confers with the union as appropriate regarding employment activities. The adviser plays a role in special recruiting initiatives and collaborates with internal and external groups to develop and implement programs that support organizational goals in recruitment and employment equity.
Ideal candidates will demonstrate professional competence in areas related to recruitment and selection, and they will combine a client-focused approach with proven excellence in coaching, communication, and interpersonal skills. A commitment to the Human Resource profession will be evident by membership in relevant organizations and professional designation (such as CHRP). Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, email and familiarity with database systems is expected.
We offer a comprehensive salary and benefits package in an environment that recognizes and rewards excellence. The salary range for this position as of July 1, 1999 is $37,128 to $55,692 per annum.
Candidates are asked to submit a résumé no later than April 28, 2000 to:
Content Coordinator, Canadian Health Network (CHN) "Active Living Project"
Alberta Centre For Well-beingThe CHN aims to help Canadians make more informed and better decisions about their health through easy Internet access to reliable, relevant, credible health information. CHN is a nationally funded bilingual network of existing Internet-based health information. Reporting to the CHN active living project coordinator, the content coordinator will be responsible for the content presented on the CHN Active Living Project Web site, including collection and development of resources and information. The preferred location for this position is at the University of Alberta.
Responsibilities include reviewing existing site content, making recommendations for change, conducting gap analyses (i.e. identifying gaps or lack of information), developing new information products, and identifying new information sources (ie, if and when gaps are identified). The content coordinator will also respond to all Active Living Project information requests or forward these requests to relevant associates.
Qualified applicants will possess a master's degree in physical education or equivalent; physical activity knowledge and experience; certification in fitness leadership or instruction preferred; medium to high proficiency using the Internet and Microsoft Office; French language and writing skills preferred. The successful candidate should also have excellent written and oral communication and strong interpersonal and organization skills. Experience in and knowledge of the active living community/network in Canada is desirable.
This is a full-time, trust support position for a three-year term with the possibility for renewal. The salary range is $32,616 - $41,377 per annum. A Letter of application, résumé and the names of three referees should be forwarded to:
Project Coordinator, Canadian Health Network (CHN) "Active Living Project"
Alberta Centre for Well-beingThe CHN aims to help Canadians make more informed and better decisions about their health through easy Internet access to reliable, relevant, credible health information. CHN is a nationally funded bilingual network of existing Internet-based health information. Reporting to the director of the Alberta Centre for Well-Being, the project coordinator will have the overall responsibility for the Canadian Health Network (CHN) Active Living Project. The position will be located at the University of Alberta in Edmonton.
Responsibilities include developing and supporting a diverse network of associates in the active living area, supporting associates in reviewing and recommending appropriate active living content, and facilitating regular communication and partnership development with associates. Along with networking responsibilities, the project coordinator will oversee all evaluations of the Active Living Project Web site; administer and manage the project budget; prepare project reports and proposals; and manage the work of both the content coordinator and information specialist.
Qualified applicants will possess a master's degree in health administration, physical education, or equivalent; project management experience including administration; medium to high proficiency using the Internet and Microsoft Office; French language and writing skills preferred. The successful candidate should also have excellent written and oral communication and strong interpersonal and organization skills. Experience in and knowledge of the active living community/network in Canada is desirable.
This is a full-time trust, three-year contract position with the possibility for renewal. Salary range is $36,000 - $52,000 per annum. A letter of application, résumé and the names of three referees should be forwarded to:
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