Office Assistant C (Exams)

McGill University

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Hiring Unit:

The Office for Student Accessibility & Achievement (SAA) provides support services and reasonable accommodations to McGill students of all levels of study with documented disabilities of either a permanent, temporary, or episodic nature. ​They foster an accessible and inclusive university experience for McGill’s diverse student population in collaboration with other Student Services and the wider McGill community through resources and services.

Position Summary:

  • Performs various clerical duties including data entry, support of administrative activities, and verifying documents.
  • Responds to general and student inquiries.
  • Completes administrative forms, keeps records, inputs and verifies data.
  • Assists with the organization of exams and invigilation.
  • Maintains inventory of supplies.
  • Sorts and prepares exams for distribution and delivery.

Other Qualifying Skills and/or Abilities

  • Possess an understanding of and sensitivity to the needs of students with disabilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize.
  • Ability to work independently while taking some direction.
  • Must be customer-focused and service-oriented, assisting all clients with tact and diplomacy while maintaining a professional manner and appearance at all times.  
  • Demonstrated resourcefulness and ability to clearly receive, retain and transmit information with a proven ability to communicate clearly, efficiently, effectively and respectfully with diverse stakeholders.
  • Must be accurate and possess superior attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide support for various administrative activities.
  • Proven ability to work autonomously and as a member of a team.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, demonstrated ability to assess and appropriate react in stressful situations. 
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to multi-task, prioritize and work under pressure to meet multiple deadlines in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Proven discretion in dealing with confidential information. 
  • Demonstrated ease with technological applications with a proven ability to work in a PC environment using, MS Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • English, excellent spoken and written skills required.  French, spoken and read.

Schedule: Will vary based on exams and other priorities; Additional time may be required.

Minimum Education and Experience:

High School Diploma 2 Years Related Experience

Hourly Salary:

(AMUSE C) $24.00

Estimated Number of Work Hours per Week:

40 (Full time)

Position Start Date:


Position End Date:


Deadline to Apply:

McGill University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We welcome applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated groups to self-identify. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, [email protected] .

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