The Candidate List of individuals who express interest in short-term contractual or temporary positions, when they become available, is maintained by Memorial University. The diverse roles encompassed within this category consist of clerical, secretarial, administrative, accounting, and student support occupations.


Responsibilities may encompass offering overall office reception for a department, which involves tasks such as composing letters, other forms of communication, and reports; organizing and disseminating mail; responding to inquiries through email, face-to-face interactions, or telephone from faculty, staff, and students; coordinating meetings and room reservations; arranging travel arrangements; and carrying out other relevant responsibilities as needed.


A minimum requirement is a minimum of 1-3 years of experience in clerical, secretarial, or administrative program operations. Alternatively, completion of a 2-year office or business administration program is also acceptable. Alternatively, any equivalent combination of experience and training is acceptable. Assets in this context encompass strong organizational abilities, exceptional communication skills, and the capacity to effectively multitask.

Applicants for these positions must satisfy the precise criteria outlined for the respective roles and will undergo assessment based on their academic background, professional experience, and demonstrated competencies.

A willingness to engage in temporary employment is necessary.

The deadline for submission is April 30, 2024, at 5:00 p.m. NST.

All eligible individuals are strongly urged to submit their applications; although, priority will be given to applicants who possess the legal entitlement to work in Canada. Memorial University demonstrates a strong dedication to job fairness and inclusivity, actively promoting the submission of applications from individuals who meet the necessary qualifications. This includes women, individuals of any sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression; Indigenous peoples; visible minorities and racialized individuals; as well as individuals with disabilities.

The collection of personal information in your application is conducted in accordance with the provisions of the Memorial University Act (RSNL 1990 c M-7). This collection is designed to facilitate the identification and recruitment of potential candidates, evaluate the qualifications of applicants, and maintain records related to the management of employment at Memorial University of Newfoundland.

If the candidate is deemed successful, this information will be incorporated into their permanent employment record and will be utilized for additional job-related activities. It is possible for this information to be shared with government departments and agencies in accordance with legal obligations, as well as with third-party service providers where it is deemed necessary for the administration of programs and activities.

For any inquiries regarding the acquisition, utilization, and dissemination of the data contained within this form, kindly reach out to MyHR, Department of Human Resources, via email at

We regret to inform you that we are currently unable to furnish any updates regarding ongoing competitions.

We appreciate the enthusiasm of all candidates, but only those who are chosen for an interview will be contacted.