Job Opportunity MUNFA Membership and Administrative Coordinator

MUNFA Membership and Administrative Coordinator
Memorial University of Newfoundland Faculty Association

The Memorial University of Newfoundland Faculty Association (MUNFA), representing over 900 Academic Staff Members, seeks an energetic and self-directed person to fill the position of Membership and Administrative Coordinator.

This permanent position will provide support in the maintenance of databank and membership lists, documentation regarding appointments of Academic Staff Members, and informational packages for new hires. Assists in the implementation of the communication strategy including maintenance of the MUNFA website and other social media platforms, the media contact list, and routine Information Bulletins. Coordinates the design, implementation and analysis of surveys and other data collection methods, daily media monitoring regarding relevant labour issues, and coordinates networking and other special events. Maintains the Labourware database and provides support to MUNFA members regarding this database. Is a member of, and provides support to, various committees including Communications, Benefits, Pensions, and Scholarship, including preparing background materials. Provides support to other committees and coordinates travel arrangements as required. Maintains the Interpretation Binder and provides administrative support to other staff as required.

Applicants should have at least 3-5 years’ experience in an administrative support position; graduation with an undergraduate degree in Business Administration, Labour Relations, or related area; or any equivalent combination of experience and training. Expertise in Microsoft Office software, with a strong focus on Excel, website management (eg. WordPress) and social media platforms, with excellent written communications skills and time management skills are required. Ability to work collegially in a fast-paced environment is essential. Experience within a university setting and/or labour relations environment would be considered an asset.

A full position description is available online at: Salary commensurate with experience. A benefit package is provided.

MUNFA is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities, Aboriginal people and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Applications must be received by June 23, 2017. Ideally the position will start in mid-July 2017. A letter of application, CV, and names of at least three references should be sent in confidence to:

Robin Whitaker, Interim President
MUNFA, Room ER4047
Memorial University
Alexander Murray Building
St. John’s NL A1B 3X5



NOTE: We cannot accept applications via telephone or fax. We would like to thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.