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Alberta Health Services
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Reporting to the Department Manager, Department of Surgery in the Calgary Zone, the Manager -Administrative Services (MAS) supervises approximately 25-35 AUPE administrative support staff (Sites RGH/SHC/PLC) with an operational budget over $2 million. The incumbent is required to work closely with the Department Manager and the other MAS as part of the Department of Surgery Leadership Team. The MAS works with the Leadership Team to facilitate and participate in the implementation of changes to the structure and processes in order to accomplish and improved outcomes for the Department.


The MAS is accountable for all aspects of managing the support staff including; administrating the terms of the collective bargaining agreement, all Human Resource aspects of their area (recruitment, training, performance management, workload assignment, and WHS), strategic planning, budget management, variance analysis, office space and office equipment. The incumbent must have a proven track record of building and maintaining positive working relationships, demonstrated flexibility, proven confidentiality, and the ability to manage change. The incumbent will be results-oriented and possess a strong consultative management style. The successful candidate must be dynamic, innovative, and a team player. The incumbent must be familiar with all the processes and policies with AHS as well as the U of C and demonstrate the core values of the organization and department.

  • Classification: Manager
  • Union: Exempt
  • Department: (FMC)-SURGERY ADMIN
  • Primary Location: South Health Campus
  • Negotiable Location: Within Calgary Zone
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 21-JAN-2019
  • Date Available: 31-JAN-2019
  • Temporary End Date: 27-JUL-2020
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary: $33.65
  • Maximum Salary: $57.72
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Required Qualifications:

Post-Secondary Degree – Equivalencies of education and experience may be considered. 5 to 7 years of related experience in a management and/or supervisory role of similar size and structure. Experience in a complex healthcare environment ideally within AHS. Experience in a healthcare setting dealing with Academic Physicians. Demonstrated knowledge of appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreements. Advance skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Flow-charting, e-mail, PowerPoint as well as e-finance, e-manager, e-people (RMS and payroll).

Additional Required Qualifications:

Experience in Financial Management and reporting. Demonstrated problem-solving and decision-making skills are necessary to anticipate, identify and independently recommend appropriate actions to complex administrative problems. Must be able to exercise judgment, tact, diplomacy and discretion when dealing with highly sensitive and confidential issues.

Preferred Qualifications:

The incumbent needs to demonstrate a clear pattern of professional and personal development. Leadership skills, including demonstrated ability and comfort with decision making responsibilities, coaching, and teaching. Excellent interpersonal, communication, organization, time-management and analytical skills. Must be able to cope under pressure to complete responsibilities in a fast paced environment with frequent interruptions and situations demanding quick decisions with tight deadlines.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.


Alberta Health Services (AHS) is committed to ensuring the safety of staff and patients and requires all NEW employees to provide a satisfactory criminal record check (CRC) and/or Vulnerable Sector Search(VSS) prior to the start of their employment. The CRC/VSS must be specific to the role at AHS and must be dated no more than 90 days prior to the date on your written offer from AHS.

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