Date Posted: 07/21/2021
Req ID: 10141
Faculty/Division: UofT Scarborough
Department: UTSC:Dept-Human Geography
Campus: University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC)
The University of Toronto Scarborough is a place of energy, enthusiasm and passion. Our commitment to inclusive excellence attracts the brightest learners, scholars and employees from around the globe. Our success has been made possible by the opportunity given to us by our Indigenous hosts to operate on their territory, and we cherish our continuing partnerships with these communities. The University of Toronto Scarborough is an exciting campus with unlimited potential. Join us on our journey.
The Department of Human Geography, the Department of Political Science, and the Department of Global Development Studies at the University of Toronto Scarborough consist of award-winning faculty who combine active and productive research programs with teaching innovation and excellence. Many of the Faculty’s expertise extend well beyond Canada to cover all regions of the globe. All our programs focus on teaching the core skills of critical thinking, qualitative and quantitative research methods and analysis, and excellence in writing. We also recognize the benefits of co-operative education and offer co-op programs closely aligned with various fields of studies. The programs are designed to intrigue and satisfy students’ curiosity, to nourish their mind, and to equip students to become effective citizens of the global community.
We are recruiting for an Undergraduate Assistant to provide administrative support services for programs and courses in Human Geography, Political Sciences, and the Department of Global Development Studies. You will serve as an essential resource to faculty and students on the hiring process of Teacher Assistants, Course Instructors, Sessional Lecturers, and Invigilators. Your professionalism and efficiency will contribute to the pursuit of excellence in faculty teaching and student learning in the Department of Human Geography, the Department of Political Science, and the Department of Global Development Studies.
Your responsibilities will include:
Coordinating the recruitment of exam invigilators, teaching assistants, course instructors, sessional lecturers and/or stipend instructors
Proofing and posting adverts to recruit applicants
Verifying that provisions of applicable collective agreements and/or policies are applied appropriately.
Preparing draft employment letters using templates
Collecting supporting documentation required for payroll and/or HRIS processing
Collating and organizing data for various reports
Advanced College Diploma (3 years) in Business Administration or acceptable combination of equivalent education and experience
Minimum two years related administrative experience in an academic environment, supporting faculty and students
Demonstrated experience interpretingpolicies, procedures, and collective agreements
Must be proficient in MS Excel, Word, Outlook and common Internet browser (Chrome, Firefox, IE)
Must have an acute aptitude for numbers and ability to create and maintain extensive spreadsheets containing a multitude of data (i.e. courses offered, enrolment numbers, costs, etc.)
Excellent communication and organizational skills, with attention to details
Well developed interpersonal skills, demonstrated tact and professionalism when dealing with faculty, students, administrative staff and the public
Demonstrated initiative and be able to work effectively and efficiently, whether independently or as part of a team
Ability to work under time constraints and workload pressures and manage conflicting priorities and deadlines with regular interruption
Applicants are also expected to show evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and the promotion of a respectful and collegial learningand working environment
Experience with ROSI EXPRESS; ROSI/ACORN; Degree Explore; Intranet; TA Job Posting Application Systems; Career & Co-curricular Learning Network; Timetable Scheduler; and Online Calendar would be strong assets
Experience interpreting CUPE 3902 Unit 1 and 3 collective agreements would be a strong asset
To be successful in this role you will be:
NOTE:This is a limited 12-month TERM opportunity to September 30, 2022. A copy of the full job description isavailable upon request from the UTSC HR Office.
Closing Date: 08/01/2021, 11:59PM ET
Employee Group: USW
Appointment Type: Budget - Term
Pay Scale Group & Hiring Zone:
USW Pay Band 08 - $55,400 with an annual step progression to a maximum of $70,847. Pay scale and job class assignment is subject to determination pursuant to the Job Evaluation/Pay Equity Maintenance Protocol.
Job Category: Student Services