Executive Assistant to Executive Director 2

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Executive Assistant to Executive Director 2

Job Summary:
The Executive Assistant is a primary resource who provides administrative support to the agency’s Board of Directors, Executive Director and Management Team. The Executive Assistant is also required to maintain confidentiality and professionally interact with management, employees, and the public. The Executive Assistant is responsible for a wide variety of administrative duties including but are not limited to reception, arranging travel plans, meeting minute-taking and distribution, scheduling appointments and drafting both internal and external correspondence. Other duties shall be assigned as necessary.

Who can apply:
Persons of First Nations ancestry will be given preference (s.16 (1)CHRA)

Salary Range $61,228 – 78,804 per annum

Applicants must possess:

  • Grade 12, and/or a post-secondary education in Secretarial Arts or office administration
  • Two years’ experience in an office administration or executive assistant position
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proficient written and oral communication skills
  • Strong Word-processing skills, knowledge of WordPerfect and Microsoft Word
  • Ability to communicate in one of the First Nation dialects within the Sioux Lookout Zone an asset
  • Strong organizational and coordinating skills
  • Exceptional minute taking skills
  • Must be willing and able to work flexible hours when required
  • Must be willing and able to travel

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Duties will be delegated by Executive Director, Team and Board, these will include administrative organizational and communication, examples of these are but not limited to; taking minutes, drafting letters, filing, organizing meetings and travel arrangements
  • Assisting with arrangements for the Chiefs Council on Health (CCOH) & the SLFNHA Elders Council
  • Provide direct administrative and office management support to all members of the Board, Executive Director and Committees as directed.
  • Receive and screen all inbound telephone calls, e-mails, and visitors for the Executive Director.
  • Acknowledging receipt of correspondence and following up on phone calls.
  • Distributing correspondence to appropriate personnel.
  • Assist with and maintain work schedule and calendar of Executive Director.
  • Assist with and prepare draft reports, presentations, briefing notes, background documentation, and research.
  • Review all documents, reports, and correspondence prepared for Executive Director’s signature; including but not limited to format, content, grammar, spelling and make edits as necessary.
  • Perform sensitive administrative duties for Board of Directors and Executive Director.
  • Assist in keeping the Executive Director and Senior Managers informed of key issues.
  • Ensure travel arrangements are made for the Board of Directors and Executive Director.
  • Responsible assisting with overseeing and coordination of logistical functions related to Annual General Meeting, Board, Executive, Senior Management and Committee meetings including but not limited to scheduling and organizing meetings, preparation of meeting materials and annual reports, providing notice of meeting time, date and venue, taking minutes, disseminating reports, coordinating and taking follow-up actions as required including communication with and distribution to the appropriate management and/or staff.
  • Assist with and coordinate special projects and events on behalf of the Board and Committees.
  • Responsible for the setting up and coordinating meetings, e.g., Chief & Council, Tribal Councils, Agencies, etc.
  • Act as role model of the organization’s values in daily work activities.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the Executive Director

Closing Date: Open to Filled

As per policy, applicants should note that COVID-19 immunization is a condition of employment.

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To apply for this job email your details to human.resources@slfnha.com

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