Business Administration Coordinator



Job ID:  2847


Location:  BURNABY, BC

To be considered for this role, applications MUST be submitted online at:

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BC Housing thanks all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. This position is only open to those legally entitled to work in Canada.


BC Housing is a provincial Crown Corporation that develops, manages and administers a wide range of subsidized housing options for those most in need across the province to address critical gaps across the housing continuum ranging from emergency shelter through to rent assistance in the private market and affordable home ownership.  Share in the rewards of working with an organization that offers challenging work and competitive compensation and supports the growth and development of its people.

 Our mission is making a difference in people's lives and communities through safe, affordable and quality housing.

BC Housing offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package. But a job is more than a pay cheque. We also offer our staff the opportunity to work together to make a difference. When employees go home at the end of the day, they experience the satisfaction of knowing they’ve helped provide safe, affordable housing for British Columbians.  And while they’re here, employees can take advantage of many opportunities:

  • In-house training, and training at other institutions, for courses related to employees’ current positions or to prepare them for advancement within BC Housing.
  • Wellness programs including physical fitness, programs to help employees quit smoking, free flu shots, mental health resources, and lunch-and-learn lectures and seminars.
  • Recognition programs including long-term service awards, idea recognition and outstanding performance awards.
  • Livegreen incentives include an employee transit pass program, and other initiatives that encourage alternative, sustainable transportation (even a bike purchase program!).
  • An active Social Club that organizes special events like seasonal parties and arranges group discounts to other events.
  • Participation in community and charitable events.

** Please note: Eligibility for benefits offered is based on employment status **



The Business Administration Coordinator functions as the primary administrative resource for the Business Administration team and provides a variety or program and project administration, requiring considerable judgment and initiative on the part of the Business Administration Coordinator.  The position also provides data stewardship, research, analysis, reporting, training and user support.


The successful candidate will have the following:


  • Substantial completion of a college diploma in a related field such as commerce, program administration, and additional computer related courses relevant to the work.
  • A minimum of four years progressive and directly related experience involving the use of computerized systems and standard office applications. Some experience preferred in data management and user support with experience training adults preferred.

Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience acceptable to the employer.



  •  In-depth practical knowledge and expertise in mission-critical applications including JD Edwards, and in office applications such as MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Good knowledge of the Branch’s programs, processes and business operations.
  • Ability to provide system expertise and user support, and train adults in a work environment.
  • Strong analytical, investigative and problem solving skills, with good attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and relationship management skills.
  • Strong initiative, with ability to identify and assess issues and propose solutions, take ownership of tasks and drive them through to completion.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines, adapt to changing critical priorities and work under pressure in a demanding and dynamic atmosphere.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment.


How to Apply:

Please review the attached job description for a complete list of duties, qualifications and competencies.  To be considered for this competition, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they meet the qualifications necessary for this position.  This information will be used as part of the selection process.

Your cover letter and resume should be submitted as one document in your profile when applying for this position. Please add your cover letter to your resume and submit both documents as your resume.

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As part of the application process, you will be prompted to fill out a questionnaire which must be completed in order for your application to be considered. Please allot up to 5 minutes to fill it out after submitting your resume and cover letter as one single document.

Only applications submitted using the Online Recruitment System at will be accepted

If you are passionate about what you do and want to use your expertise to engage in a meaningful and challenging work, please apply to join our team today at

We didn’t become one of BC’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Greenest Employers without a lot of thought, care and consideration for our team and environment. Our supportive and collaborative workplace balances engaging and challenging work with personal development and wellness initiatives.

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