Founded in 1821, McGill University is one of Canada's leading research-intensive universities, with students coming from about 150 countries. The Faculty of Science includes nine departments large and small, plus the Redpath Museum and the Gault Nature Reserve. McGill University offers a unique working environment, competitive salaries, and attractive benefits plans.
Academic positions available
For academic positions, please consult the websites of our academic departments.
Administrative and support positions
For regular (permanent) and contractual job postings, please refer to the McGill Human Resources web site.
Here are casual job postings — generally full-time, longer than one-month — currently available in the Faculty of Science:
Position: Administrative Student Affairs Coordinator (PED 117, Level 10)
Posting date: 12 December 2013
Hiring unit: Earth & Planetary Sciences
Hours / schedule: 33.75
Start date: 03 February 2014
End date: 05 January 2015
Under the direction of the immediate supervisor, provides administrative and secretarial support for administrative and student affairs activities. Participates in ensuring the smooth functioning of the unit's operations. Responsible for documents and files of unit. Acts as resource person for policies and procedures. Coordinates activities related to admission, examinations, registration and graduation. Advises students and resolves problems in relation to their files. Edits documents for grammar and accuracy. Administers unit accounts.
. Acts as resource person regarding academic and administrative policies and procedures.
. Receives and provides detailed information and explanations to students.
. Advises students in relation to their files.
Compiles information, verifies and updates timetables and calendar entries.
. Uses a variety of software. Maintains computerized information systems and participates in their development to improve efficiency within the unit.
Required skills: Demonstrated ability to work in a PC environment using Windows, word-processing, Banner, Minerva, databases, spreadsheets and e-mail. Demonstrated organizational skills, ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines. Demonstrated ability to transmit and receive information accurately. Attention to detail. Proven ability to proofread and verify work. Must be client-focused and service-oriented. English, spoken and written. French, spoken.
How to apply: Please send cover letter and resume/CV by e-mail to apo [dot] science [at] mcgill [dot] ca, or send tothe HR Services, Faculty Of Science (853 Sherbrooke Street West (Dawson Hall), Room 315, H3A 0G5, Fax: (514) 398-2841). Applications by email preferred.
Applications due by: December 20,2013
Position: Secretary (PED 33, Level 08)
Posting date: December 12, 2013
Hours / schedule: 33.75hr/wk - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Start date: ASAP
End date: 31 December 2014
Duties: Under the direction of the immediate supervisor, performs various secretarial duties including word-processing, support of administrative activities, and verifying documents for internal and external submission. Responds to general and student enquiries regarding area's policies, procedures and practices. Completes administrative forms, keeps records, inputs and verifies data. Assists with organization of special events. Makes travel arrangements. Maintains inventory of supplies and keys.
- Types various documents such as correspondence, manuscripts, reports, grant proposals, statistical tables, administrative forms and lists.
- Performs data entry to update management, patient or student record computerized information systems.
- Maintains supervisor's agenda. Sets up appointments, reminds supervisor of appointments and organizes schedule according to priorities.
- Processes purchase orders, cheque requisitions, travel advances, expense reports, and handles petty cash.
Required skills: Demonstrated ability to work in a computerized environment using word-processing, spreadsheets, databases, POPS, Banner FIS, Minerva, Crystal Reports, MS Office. Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with accounting principles. Proven accuracy and attention to detail in text and numerical documents. Good organizational skills and ability to multi task. Ability to work under periodic pressure to meet deadlines. English spoken and written. French spoken.
How to apply: Please send cover letter and resume/CV by e-mail to apo [dot] science [at] mcgill [dot] ca, or send to HR Services, Faculty Of Science (853 Sherbrooke Street West (Dawson Hall), Room 315, H3A 0G5, Fax: (514) 398-2841). Applications by email preferred.
Applications due by: December 20, 2013
For part-time casual positions, or shorter casual positions, please check directly with our departments (https://www.mcgill.ca/science/contact/departments).
McGill University is committed to equity in employment and diversity. It welcomes applications from indigenous peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities and others who may contribute to further diversification. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.