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Administrative Assistant- Office (Canada Summer Jobs)

The Administrative Assistant will work out of NORDIK Institute’s office (at Algoma University – 1520 Queen Street East) providing support to a variety of projects and office needs. You will report directly to NORDIK’s Director of Operations, Dr. Elaine Ho-Tassone, and Director of Research, Dr. Tamanna Rimi. Mentorship opportunities are available and will be discussed with the successful candidate.


SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to the Director of Operations Dr. Elaine Ho-Tassone, and Director of Research, Dr. Tamanna Rimi.

SALARY: $17.00 hourly, 35 hours per week, for 8 weeks

LOCATION: Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario


  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be familiar with word processing and presentation applications (e.g., Microsoft Office suite) and videoconferencing applications (e.g., Google Meet, Zoom, Teams, and/or WebEx)
  • Must be able to work independently to contribute to a dynamic team environment
  • Must be a self-motivator/self-starter with time management skills
  • Must be comfortable switching between various types of tasks and/or multitasking
  • Must have a strong sense of discretion and integrity to maintain the confidentiality of the people and information we work with Must align with NORDIK Institute’s vision, mission, and objectives (https://nordikinstitute.com/about)
  • Creation and management of websites, navigation of social media systems (facebook, twitter, etc) is an asset and is strongly preferred  Demonstrated research experience is an asset and is strongly preferred
  • Experience working in an office environment is an asset

Eligibility (per funder):

  • Aged 15-30 years as of the start date
  • Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person who has been granted refugee status in Canada. International students are not eligible participants.


START: June 12, 2023

To apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to Dr. Elaine Ho-Tassone at: hiring@nordikinstitute.com

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