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Velocity is hiring an Administrative Assistant

Velocity is a top Incubator in Canada where tech founders build extraordinary companies. Throughout our 12-year history, Velocity has supported >400 companies that have created >5,000 jobs and raised >$2.4B in private capital to date. Our highly talented team has been essential to Velocity’s success and we’re looking for an Administrative Assistant to help our team deliver founder-centric programming and set our founders up for success.

We’re laser focused on fostering an environment where early-stage startups can grow and thrive. For this reason, the Administrative Assistant role is very dynamic and encompasses a variety of responsibilities with a unique opportunity to learn and utilize new skills. Beyond staffing our reception area and being the first point of contact for all inbound inquiries and visitors, the Administrative Assistant executes daily operational and data maintenance tasks that greatly contribute to multiple strategic projects. 

If you are an exceptional communicator with a passion for learning, community building, creating new relationships, and have an overall curiosity about tech, we’d love to hear from you!

This position operates at the Velocity Incubator in downtown Kitchener and is an in-person role. A full set of responsibilities for this role can be found here.

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Equity Statement 

Velocity, a department of the University of Waterloo is committed to implementing the Calls to Action framed by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. We acknowledge that we live and work on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples. The University of Waterloo is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land granted to the Six Nations that includes six miles on each side of the Grand River. 

The University values the diverse and intersectional identities of its students, faculty, and staff. The University regards equity and diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to accessibility for all employees. The University of Waterloo seeks applicants who embrace our values of equity, anti-racism and inclusion. As such, we encourage applications from candidates who have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including applicants who identify as First Nations, Métis and/or Inuit/Inuk, Black, racialized, a person with a disability, women and/or 2SLGBTQ+. 

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.