Education Administrative Assistant

Administrative Calgary, Alberta


About Us

For more than 50 years, CDI College has been one of the leading career training institutions in Canada, thanks to its commitment to quality education and the success of its students. Our rich history includes alumni of thousands of successful graduates who embark on careers rich in opportunity. We are happy to say that we are looking for an Administrative Assistant to join our Online team!

The purpose of the Administrative Assistant is to provide administrative support for the site with respect to campus operations, processes and procedures to ensure and maintain the efficient operations of the campus. Under the supervision of the Campus Director, the Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing a variety of ongoing clerical and administrative support tasks to the Campus, including support for the director, admissions, finance and student services staff, and the instructors and students. This position also maintains supplies and equipment as required to meet the needs of the campus.

Job Responsibilities

Specifically, the Administrative Assistant will be responsible for:

  • Providing administrative support to ensure the effective and efficient maintenance of campus operations
  • Ensuring campus supplies and equipment are kept stocked and in good working order
  • Acting in a manner that upholds the College standards
  • Performing other related duties as required


To be successful in the Administrative Assistant position, individuals must be committed to developing, maintaining and demonstrating the following:

Education and Experience:

  • High school graduation with basic training in office practices and customer service.
  • A minimum of one years’ experience in a similar position.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. 

Skills and Abilities:

  • Effective verbal, written and listening communication skills
  • Thorough knowledge of MS Office including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Ability to exhibit a professional attitude and image with a commitment to quality service.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Good command of basic math.
  • Keyboarding speed of at least 40wpm with accuracy.
  • Ability to use various office equipment including fax and photocopy machines.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to complete work in a timely manner with accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Good judgment and ability to prioritize assignments.
  • Ability to work under pressure and maintain a calm focus during hectic periods.
  • General understanding of the programs and services provided by the Company.