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Job Posting: Administrative Assistant - May 18, 2016 - May 18.2016

Job Posting: Administrative Assistant


The Archives Society of Alberta (ASA) is a professional association which strives to create a cohesive and engaged archival community by providing its members with the opportunities for professional assistance, continuing education, awareness initiatives, online presence and other services that the provincial archival community requires to assist the people of Alberta, Canada, and the world in experiencing the province’s unique archival heritage. 

The Archives Society of Alberta (ASA) is seeking an Administrative Assistant to manage our membership database, communicate with ASA members, and general administrative duties. The position is part-time, permanent (10 hours per week) and the location is in Edmonton, Alberta. The Administrative Assistant reports directly to the Executive Director/Archives Advisor. Some travel is required for this position.

Job Duties:

Maintaining a membership database;
Managing ASA’s website by updating content and ensuring the website functions properly;
Managing and adding content to ASA’s social media sites;
Coordinating and completing communications, such as membership renewal notices, newsletters, notices of meetings;
Producing the ASA newsletter by seeking article contributions and creating newsletter layout;
Supporting the planning, delivery and evaluation of the Archives Society of Alberta’s meetings, conferences, workshops and events;
Assisting with ASA mailing



Completion of a high school diploma required, post-secondary education an asset (certificate, diploma, and/or baccalaureate).
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite including Microsoft Access.
Experience with Adobe Creative Suite including InDesign
Experience with Wordpress, Facebook, YouTube and LinkedIn.
Excellent communication, organizational and people skills;
Ability to pay attention to detail;
Driver’s license and access to a vehicle;
Not-for-profit work experience is an asset;
Knowledge of archives and the archival community is an asset

Duration: Part-time, permanent

Location: Edmonton, AB

Compensation: $20/hour

How to Apply: E-mail Meribeth Plenert, Acting Executive Director/Archives Advisor at by June 1, 2016.