Bilingual Administrative Assistant (part-time); three months

The Bilingual Administrative Assistant assists the Manager of French Translation Services (FTS) and the Translator-Revisor by performing various clerical and administrative duties in a primarily French environment, including data entry, financial duties, text formatting, filing and maintenance of the FTS filing system.


  • support for the FTS unit by formatting documents, preparing text files for in house and external translation, entering corrections/updates on edited texts and posting press releases on the website
  • tracks and forwards translation requests to freelancers
  • updates electronic files to maintain a current record of exhibitions and other projects
  • performs a variety of financial duties, including processing invoices 
  • receives/processes mail, files correspondence, maintains the FTS filing system, orders office supplies
  • assists with responding to telephone calls
  • performs other duties as assigned
Posted Date 2013-07-16
Closing Date 2013-07-30
Type Part-Time Temporary
Salary $21.19 per hour




  • completion of a high school French language program, preferably post-secondary education
  • fluency in both oral and written French and English language skills
  • two years administrative experience in a translation work environment
  • strong computer skills (Microsoft Office, e-mail, internet), experience in html coding is an asset
  • interpersonal, teamwork and organizational skills are necessary

How to Apply


PLEASE APPLY IN WRITING TO:      Mara Gunner, HR&OD, Royal Ontario Museum, Queen’s Park, Toronto, Ontario  M5S 2C6 Fax #416-586-5827 or email: – please quote Competition #2013-058 – Bilingual Administrative Assistant in the subject line.


PRIOR TO 5:00 p.m. ON:                      July 30, 2013