Sep 19, 2019


  • Our Lady Seat of Wisdom College
  • Our Lady Seat of Wisdom College, Karol Woytyla Square, Barry's Bay, ON, Canada
Full time Admin-Clerical Education: University/College Entry Level Nonprofit

Job Description

Our Lady Seat of Wisdom College is seeking a full-time Receptionist. This position is an entry-level position with the expectation for promotion to Administrative Coordinator within the next 12 months. The Receptionist will gain insight into and understanding of the College administrative environment and practices which will enable success in the anticipated promotion.

Salary is commensurate with experience, within the context of SWC’s nature as a non-profit organization. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.


The receptionist will be responsible for:

  • Reception duties, primarily answering phones and assisting visitors
  • Providing general office support to staff and faculty as requested
  • Assistant to the Administrative Coordinator (tasks as assigned)


  • A Bachelor’s degree
  • Administrative work experience
  • Proficiency with office technology and equipment, such as fax machines, printers, copiers, and scanners
  • The candidate must have a proven track-record in the area of confidentiality, which will be verified through consultation with the references.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

Required Characteristics:

  • Must demonstrate a capacity for responsibility and diligence in carrying out a number of important tasks.
  •  Must have an understanding of and appreciation for authentic integral human formation within the Catholic liberal arts tradition, and be respectful and supportive of the College’s distinctive character.
  • Candidate will demonstrate a record of superior administrative skills, high attention to detail, creativity, flexibility, energy, and enthusiasm.
  • Must have excellent habits in the areas of: interpersonal skills; oral and written communication; good humour; and efficient organization
  • Capable of self-directed work and team work

Preferred candidates will also bring the following characteristics:

  •  Experience at a Catholic institute of higher education explicitly dedicated to Ex Corde Ecclesiae and successful experience in administration.

Review of applications is underway. Position is open until filled. Start date is as negotiated.  An initial one-year contract.

A complete application package comprises an updated resume, plus initial screening copies sent by either the applicant or a third party consisting of: 1) a letter of intent addressing the major points of the duties and qualifications listed herein 2) two letters of recommendation 3) complete contact information for four referees total and 4) copies of all post-secondary transcripts.  To expedite communication and submission of materials, we request all materials to be submitted through the e-mail address below as file attachments (including scanned images) that are readable within the MS Word Office Suite.

Send all materials to Monica Korol, Administrative Coordinator, at

Please direct preliminary inquiries to Monica Korol, Administrative Coordinator, by phone, at 613.756.3082, ext. 101, or by e-mail at

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