in St. John's, NL

St. John's, NL
Full-time - Permanent
$44,310 - $62,135 / year
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Competition Number: MUN01940
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Office of the Chief Risk Officer

(Permanent Position)


The Office of the Chief Risk Officer (OCRO) oversees Campus Enforcement and Patrol, Environmental Health and Safety, Enterprise Risk Management, and Emergency Management.


Reporting to the Chief Risk Officer, the successful applicant will perform highly responsible administrative work requiring initiative and judgement in support of the OCRO leadership team. Duties include providing high level, confidential support to the Chief Risk Officer and Director of Health and Safety, such as screening and responding to inquiries promptly and appropriately and ensuring follow-up; composing, preparing, and formatting correspondence, reports, and presentations; establishing and maintaining confidential files and records, filing systems, and information pertaining to OCRO programs; managing schedules, arranging meetings and appointments, compiling materials and background information for meetings, and initiating follow up; providing secretarial support to committees, including recording meeting minutes, following up on action items, and coordinating the flow of information; coordinating OCRO events; performing information gathering within the University as directed; arranging travel and accommodations for OCRO staff as required; providing administrative assistance with financial matters including budget and accounts reconciliations; coordinating purchases for the office; supporting and performing human resources administrative activities as directed; screening and distributing incoming mail for the office; providing reception services; and performing other related duties as required.


Experience (3-5 years) in an administrative capacity; completion of a 3-year program in office or business administration; or any equivalent combination of experience and training. Experience with financial administration and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) is required. Completion of Incident Command System (ICS) 100 and Basic Emergency Management would be an asset. Strong organizational and time management skills; the ability to respond effectively under pressure; proven analytical skills; and strong communication and information management skills are essential. Experience with post-secondary administrative systems and databases is an asset.

SALARY $44,310 - $62,135 per annum (Non-Bargaining)

CLOSING DATE March 29, 2023


Please note that we will ONLY accept applications for this position through our website

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, preference will be given to applicants who are legally entitled to work in Canada. Memorial University is committed to employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, people of any sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression; Indigenous peoples; visible minorities and racialized people; and people with disabilities.

The personal information requested in your application is collected under the authority of the Memorial University Act (RSNL 1990 c M-7) for the purpose of identifying and recruiting candidates; assessing applicant qualifications; and maintaining records pertaining to the administration of employment with Memorial University of Newfoundland.

If you are a successful candidate, this information will form part of your permanent employment record and will be used for other activities related to the employment process. This information may be disclosed to government departments and agencies as legally required; and to third party service providers, as necessary to administer programs and activities.

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We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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About Memorial University of Newfoundland

Memorial University is one of the largest universities in Atlantic Canada. It was established as a memorial to Newfoundlanders who lost their lives on active service during the First World War and subsequent conflicts. As the province’s only university, Memorial has a special obligation to the people of the province and plays an integral role in education and continuing development in the region.

Memorial is an inclusive community dedicated to innovation and excellence in teaching and learning, research, scholarship, creative activity, service and public engagement. Memorial has more than 19,000 students from over 115 countries spread across five campuses and a global network of almost 100,000 alumni. From the classics to advanced technology, Memorial offers certificate, diploma, undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate programs. A respected employer with more than 3,600 employees, Memorial provides an environment that fosters innovation, creativity, equity, diversity and inclusion.

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