Date Posted: 08/31/2021
Req ID: 15061
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Arts & Science
Department: Centre for Entrepreneurship
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)
The Faculty of Arts & Science is the heart of Canada’s leading university and one of the most comprehensive and diverse academic divisions in the world. The strength of Arts & Science derives from our combined teaching and research excellence in the humanities, sciences and social sciences across 29 departments, seven colleges and 46 interdisciplinary centres, institutes and programs.
We can only realize our mission with the dedication and excellence of engaged staff and faculty. The diversity of opportunities and perspectives within the Faculty reflect the local and global landscape and the need for curiosity, innovative thinking and collaboration. At Arts & Science, we take pride in our legacy of innovation and discovery that has changed the way we think about the world.
In the Faculty of Arts & Science, the Centre for Entrepreneurship is the main hub of activity for innovation and entrepreneurship-related academic courses, co-curricular programs, venture . The Centre works collaboratively with academic departments, college programs, centres, institutes and schools to serve undergraduate students, graduate students, facultyand alumni. It is built on six pillars of activity: research, academic courses, co-curricular programming, new venture creation, venture growth and scaling, and community engagement. A core component of its mandate is to build an entrepreneurial culture throughout Arts & Science by incorporating a central theme of instilling an entrepreneurial mindset and bias toward action. In 2023, the Centre for Entrepreneurship will be moving to its new dedicated space in the Schwartz Reisman Innovation Campus.
As Program Coordinator, you will report to the Director of the Centre for Entrepreneurship and will be a key member of the Centre’s high-performing team ensuring that programs and events operate smoothly, keeping the Director apprised of any concerns as they arise.
Drawing upon your outstanding communication and organizational skills, you will serve as a primary point person for programs, frequently liaising with internal and external stakeholders, fostering positive relationships. You will work closely with colleagues in the Centre for Entrepreneurship, across the Faculty of Arts & Science, as well as the student, alumni, and academic community among others to plan and implement components of programs and activities, including implementing plans and process improvements for programs/events and developing content for brochures, newsletters, social media, websites and/or handbooks.
Your responsibilities will include:
Analyzing client needs and making recommendations on event logistics and options.
Determining logistical details and activities for events and/or programming.
Coordinating the schedule for program and event calendars.
Liaising with stakeholders to support initiatives.
Organizing materials for workshops, conferences and/or events.
Editing content for brochures, newsletters, websites and/or handbooks.
Collecting feedback on programs or events.
Conducting post-event evaluation, analysis and recommendations for changes.
Bachelor's Degree or acceptable combination of equivalent experience.
Minimum three years of related experience in a University or equivalent environment.
Experience working effectively in a fast-paced, term environment and providing front-line support to stakeholders.
Experience supporting programs and events and implementing virtual meeting platforms.
Experience drafting correspondence, maintaining databases and generating reports.
Demonstrated experience planning and implementing components of co-curricular programs and activities, including assessing eligibility of activities for co-curricular recordinclusion.
Demonstrated experience developing contents for marketing and/or promotional materials.
Advanced proficiency with MS Office Suite, learning management systems, content management systems and survey tools.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills, tact, political acuity and diplomacy.
Strong organizational skills and demonstrated ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, manage competing priorities according to changing demands.
Ability to think critically and analytically.
Demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as a part of a team.
Ability to work well with individuals at all levels, including faculty, staff and students in a manner that engenders cooperation and positive relationship building.
Strong attention to detail.
Demonstrated integrity, initiative, flexibility and creative problem solving.
To be successful in this role you will be:
Closing Date: 09/24/2021, 11:59PM ET
Employee Group: USW
Appointment Type: Budget - Continuing
Pay Scale Group & Hiring Zone:
USW Pay Band 09 - $58,824 with an annual step progression to a maximum of $75,227. Pay scale and job class assignment is subject to determination pursuant to the Job Evaluation/Pay Equity Maintenance Protocol.
Job Category: Administrative / Managerial