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We are currently looking to add to our team!

Administrative Assistant

1.0 FTE position (37.5 hours per week) Some Flexibility will be required.

Posting Date – August 9, 2018

Closing Date – August 30, 2018


We are a small but growing research and evaluation firm based in Vancouver. We typically work with non-profit and governmental organisations, evaluating programs and services. A significant part of our work is in health care as well as working with marginalized populations. We work in an open environment that promotes collaboration and learning across team members.

This is a new opportunity with our firm. Reporting to the firm’s Principal and Manager of Research, the successful candidate will provide overall administrative and logistical support to the team. Ideally, you have completed a university degree in administration or the social sciences. You are detail oriented, interested in working in a fast-paced environment, supportive and able to work collaboratively. You bring exceptional MS Office skills are a great multi-tasker and communicator.

We take pride in providing a supportive work environment. We offer a competitive compensation package that includes extended health and wellness as well as learning opportunities and bonuses. We support an inclusive work environment and subscribe to the principals of the “living wage”.


  • Exceptional spoken and written English communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and extremely organised
  • Ability to problem-solve complex issues
  • Exceptional MS Office skills (Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point)
  • Ability to work collaboratively and support the work of team members
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with confidential information

Considered an asset:

  • Previous administrative experience
  • Working knowledge of statistical software (e.g. R, excel, SPSS)
  • Ability to work with Adobe suite (InDesign, Acrobat, Illustrator, Photoshop)
  • University degree
  • Interest or prior experience in working within a social research environment


  • Administering payroll and firm benefits
  • Monthly invoicing, accounts receivable and payables and bank records
  • Reconciling monthly expense claims
  • Scheduling meetings and interviews for research team members
  • Data entry
  • Transcribing interviews
  • Supporting document creation, including formatting and design
  • Providing overall logistical support to the team

To apply for this position, please forward a cover letter and resume with Admin Assistant in the subject line to:

We thank all who take the time to apply. Unfortunately only those being considered for the position will be contacted.