The Opportunity

Fredericton, NB
Entry Level
Full-time - Permanent
$21.91 - $25.44 / hour
Competition Number: #016-23.24

Closing Date: May 29, 2023 at 4:00 PM

Student Accessibility Centre

The UNBF Student Accessibility Centre (SAC) exists to provide services and resources to support the success of students with disability-related needs during their time of study at UNB. SAC in partnership with the faculty, staff, and students of UNB strives to provide support, ensure equal opportunity, and create an accessible, inclusive community for UNB students. As of 2022, there are approximately 700 students with documented disabilities are registered with the Centre and that number continues to climb annually.


Full-time | Continuing | Fredericton | On-Campus

Standard Work Hours: Mon - Fri | 7:45 am - 4:00 pm | 36.25 hours per week

Additional Working Conditions:

  • May be required to work outside of standard working hours (including evenings and/or weekends) during mid-term and final exam periods.

Salary Range: $21.91 - $25.44 per hour


Reporting to the Director of the Student Accessibility Centre, the Operations Coordinator is responsible for supporting the overall activities of the Student Accessibility Centre with particular attention to the coordination of accommodated tests and exams, database management, assessment of SAC activities, financial management of accounts, coordination of Centre communications, and other general operations duties.

  • Coordinate with faculty and students on test arrangements.
  • Schedule and book test/exam space and invigilators.
  • Coordinate the secure receipt of tests/exams from instructors and subsequent return of completed tests/exams.
  • Recruit, hire, and supervise invigilators.
  • Maintain the academic integrity of accommodated tests and exams and manage incidents when cheating is suspected.
  • Set up and manage database systems.
  • Develop and update database protocols; enter data and monitor database contents.
  • Design and prepare reports using database contents.
  • Track expenses, coordinate purchases, and support the annual budgetary process.
  • Respond to student, faculty, staff, and stakeholder inquiries (via email, web, phone, mail, etc.).
  • Maintain Centre web and social media presence.
  • Create, maintain, and disseminate SAC calendar of events.
  • Identify and develop operational improvements to SAC practices and procedures.
  • Perform general clerical duties as required and other duties as assigned.


  • Post-Secondary education in a related field.
  • 2 years of experience working in a related field.

Additional Strengths

  • Knowledge and understanding of the issues affecting persons with disabilities and experience working with persons with disabilities is considered a strong asset.
  • Experience in a post-secondary setting is considered a strong asset.
  • High-quality written and oral communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency with Databases and Microsoft Office 365 software.
  • Basic accounting and budgeting skills.
  • Able to maintain confidentiality and discretion.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Ability to appreciate and recognize the value of different opinions, roles, experiences, cultures, and backgrounds.
  • Ability to work with tight deadlines under pressure along with attention to detail.
  • Highly motivated self-starter.

A little bit about us

University of New Brunswick

The University of New Brunswick employs more than 3,200 full- and part-time staff, including faculty, support staff and students. UNB values people and we have proudly been named as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2023 and one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers for 2023.

UNB is situated on the unceded territory of the Wolastoqiyik and Mi'kmaq peoples along the banks of the beautiful and bountiful Wolastoq river, a region recognized worldwide for its natural beauty. UNB is a comprehensive university with a long history of excellence in teaching and research.

Are you interested?

Work With Us


UNB offers a large variety of benefits for employees, including a full pension, a minimum of three weeks of vacation annually, the Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP), and dental, life, and health insurance.


This position is part of the UNIFOR, Local 4504 employee group and falls under the SALAC Collective Agreement.


The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

We thank all who apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.