Auxiliary/On-Call - Clerical/Administrative

Thompson Rivers University
February 14, 2024
Offerd Salary:$23.09 - $46.95
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full time
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Application Restrictions

Open to both Internal and external

Job Type

Support Staff (CUPE)

Posting In effect from


Closing Application Date


Closing date for internal CUPE applicants


Applications will be reviewed commencing the “closing date for internal CUPE applicants” and may continue until the position is filled.

Internal CUPE applicants must submit their application by 4pm on the “closing date for internal CUPE applicants” for their Seniority to be recognized. Applications received after the "closing date for internal CUPE applicants" will be considered alongside external applicants.

Full/Part Time

Part Time

Support Type

Auxiliary (Under 4 Months)

Anticipated Start Date


Position End Date (If Applicable)

The Hours of work are subject to change depending upon departmental requirements



Schedule Description


Thompson Rivers University (TRU) seeks qualified individuals for our On-Call Auxiliary pool. The On-Call Auxiliary pool of employees provides temporary, short-term support to designated departments within the University to assist with workload requirements, temporary leave coverage and during peak periods.

The length of an Auxiliary assignment can vary from one day to up to four months and can be part-time or full-time hours depending on the departmental requirements.


Education/ Experience Required

  • 2-year Diploma from an accredited post-secondary institution, or equivalent
  • 2 years' clerical/administrative experience, including intermediate experience with electronic word processing (MS Word, MS Excel)
  • 1 year customer service experience
  • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Word Processing and data entry (alpha/numeric)
  • Ability to operate related office equipment, i.e. photocopiers, scanners, fax machines
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and organize work
  • Ability to deal courteously and effectively with a diverse range of students, staff, external agencies and members of the general public
  • Ability to exercise considerable independent action and handle confidential material
  • NOTE Testing for MS Word, MS Excel, Alpha/numeric Data Entry, and Typing Speed is part of the selection process.

    Please Note: If you are selected for interview, External Candidates will be required to bring a copy of their transcripts to the interview

    The salary for the above position is determined by the Collective Agreement with the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 4879, as it presently exists.

    Pay Band

    $23.09 - $46.95 ( The wages for On-Call Auxiliary assignments are in accordance with the Collective Agreement between CUPE, Local 4879 and Thompson Rivers University. )

    Salary rate

    Please Note: This position may be subject to a 90% salary for the first 560 hours of employment.


    Kamloops, BC CA (Primary)

    # of Hires Needed


    Organizational Unit

    Thompson Rivers University -> People and Culture

    Diversity and Inclusion Commitment:

    Thompson Rivers University is strongly committed to hiring based on merit with a focus on fostering diversity of thought within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, Indigenous, Black and People of Colour, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

    NOTE: To learn more about Thompson Rivers University or living in Kamloops or Williams Lake please visit our Careers website. External Candidates invited to interview will be required to bring a copy of their transcripts to the interview.

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