Date Posted: 04/21/2021
Req ID: 3870
Faculty/Division: Asst VP - Operations & Services
Department: F.&S. Utilities -05
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)
The University of Toronto is a trailblazer not only in academia and research but also in ensuring operational excellence. U of T’s Facilities and Services group works diligently to make sure all stakeholders have a safe, clean, comfortable, attractive and sustainable environment in which to learn, teach and play.
The Facilities & Services portfolio includes the operation and stewardship of over $5 billion in physical assets at the St. George campus situated in the heart of Canada’s largest city. We manage and provide service to over 120 buildings totaling 15 million square feet plus the
operation and management of an extensive district energy system supporting more than 150 buildings.
Not only are we One of Canada's Best Employers, we are one of Canada's Greenest Employers!
Part of Facilities & Services â the Sustainability Office on the St. George Campus is on an ongoing mission â to embed sustainability into the fabric of University operations and the on-campus experience. We develop, support and empower U of T’s students, faculty and staff as sustainability change agents on and off-campus. We are a hub for sustainability awareness, services, and collaboration to enable and promote positive change. We collaborate with our academic partners as well as U of T Mississauga and U of T Scarborough for a more sustainable tri-campus University of Toronto. We work collaboratively with our colleagues responsible for campus stewardship to achieve our environmental commitments.
Reporting to the Senior Manager - Sustainability Office, the Project Coordinator will facilitate programs and communications for various initiatives on the St. George Campus. In collaboration with the Senior Manager and Project Managers, research and develop sustainability work plans, projects and programs. Work with both academic and administrative departments to oversee sustainability outreach initiatives. Oversee the organization and/or attends events. Prepare/update presentation and outreach materials, activity reports, communications, social media, and website content. Track financial expenditures, maintain various databases and KPI progression. Supervise and review work of work-study students and other program participants.
Your responsibilities will include:
Liaising between stakeholders and/or contractors
Planning components of projects
Developing project schedules including milestones, critical path, timelines, deliverables and reporting
Developing content for marketing and/or promotional materials
Conceptualizing special events and/or functions
Taking and distributing meeting minutes
Monitoring accounts for a project and/or program
Assigning and checking the work of work-study students
University degree in a related discipline such as Sustainability, Environmental Sciences.
Minimum three years' related experience providing support with the development, implementation, facilitation, assessment and maintenance of sustainability programs, projects and initiatives.
Sound knowledge of the environmental, economic and social benefits of sustainability.
Familiarity with monitoring and tracking project budgets and expenditures.
Experience utilizing social media as an outreach mechanism, writing articles/communications and editing/maintaining web site content.
Excellent computer skills using Microsoft Office.
Proficiency in social media platforms (Twitter, Instagram, etc.), and newsletter platforms (e.g. Mailchimp).
Comfort with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) and Wordpress (web site content management) would be an asset.
To be successful in this role you will be:
Possess a positive attitude
Closing Date: 05/25/2021, 11:59PM ET
Employee Group: USW
Appointment Type: Budget - Continuing
Pay Scale Group & Hiring Zone: USW Pay Band 11 - $66,326 with an annual step progression to a maximum of $84,818. Pay scale and job class assignment is subject to determination pursuant to the Job Evaluation/Pay Equity Maintenance Protocol.
Job Category: Administrative / Managerial