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Administrative Coordinator (Communications)

by Western University

Reference #: 21870
Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Apr 09, 2021
Experience: 3 Years
Education: University Degree
Western University

Job Description

About Western

Since 1878, Western University has been committed to serving our communities through the pursuit of academic excellence and by providing students, faculty, and community members with life-long opportunities for intellectual, social, and cultural growth. We seek excellent students, faculty, and staff to join us in what has become known as the "Western Experience" – an opportunity to contribute to a better world through the development of new knowledge, new abilities, new connections, and new ways to make a difference.
Unit overview

The Western Communications team provides strategic advice to university senior leadership, faculty, staff and teams of internal and external communications staff across Western in order to build the university’s brand on a local, national and global scale.

Reporting to the Chief Communications Officer, the Administrative Coordinator provides administrative and logistical support to the Chief Communications Officer to ensure that their time and efforts are focused on priorities that require their direct oversight.  This role acts as a point of contact for staff, faculty, committee members, partners and other stakeholders related to the CCO’s portfolio, providing information and assistance in response to inquiries. The Administrative Coordinator will also support projects, organize events and maintain databases.
Ideal candidate

The ideal candidate will have an undergraduate degree in business administration or other related field, with 3 years' administrative experience supporting a senior leader in a large, complex office environment.
You will have in-depth knowledge of common office procedures and best practices, are detail-oriented with an ability to function and process information with high levels of accuracy and execute responsibilities in a confidential manner.

You bring with you a strong ability to collaborate with various stakeholders using tact and diplomacy, a reputation for resourcefulness with a strong sense of accountability and initiative, as well as, effective problem solving and organizational skills.
Application process

Interested applicants are asked to visit: for further information and to apply online reference job #21870 by midnight on April 29, 2021.
Western values diversity
The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at or phone 519-661-2194.

Please note:
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those chosen for an interview will be acknowledged.