The Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies (LA&PS) is the largest Faculty at York University with over 24,000 undergraduate and graduate students, and almost 100 programs delivered through 25 Departments, Schools and Colleges, plus the IBM Markham Learning Site. York University is known for championing new ways of thinking that drive excellence in promoting and enhancing student success. Through innovative course design, diverse experiential education and learning opportunities, and a supportive community environment, our students receive the education they need to create big ideas that have an impact on the world.The Administrative Coordinator supports the Chair/Director and the Operations Manager in all administrative matters, coordinates the workflow of non-academic staff and daily operations of the academic unit within the policies and procedures of the Faculty, and University. The Administrative Coordinator will also support the vision, mission, values and strategic direction of the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies and York University, and contribute to a positive, supportive, and student-focused team environment of high performance, respect, trust, collaboration, and continuous improvement. Embraces diversity and fosters inclusion.
College Diploma in Business Administration or related discipline (such as Office Administration) or an equivalent of two (2) years recent experience (defined as within the last three years) working at York University and performing the same or similar tasks. This education equivalency is in addition to the experiential requirements outlined below.
Minimum four (4) years of administrative experience in coordination of academic resources and processes, including some experience coordinating tenure and promotion, full and contract faculty hiring, coordination of workflow and budget administration is required.
A. Knowledge of academic administration processes (full-time faculty recruitment, contract faculty hiring, tenure and promotions) and related Collective Agreements (e.g. YUFA, CUPE 3903). B. Budget reconciliation and forecasting.C. Ability to coordinate committee meetings, take minutes and synthesize information into action.D. Excellent oral communication skills to elicit information and answer inquiries, interpersonal skills, dealing courteously and effectively with people. Tact and diplomacy is essential.E. Excellent written communication skills.F. Exercising good judgment and initiative and maintaining strict confidentiality.G. Ability to work independently and effectively as part of a team.H. Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy.I. Excellent planning and organizational skills. Coordinating workflow of others. Ability to work well under pressure of high volume. Setting priorities and coordinating multiple tasks with conflicting deadlines.J. Demonstrated skill/ability in word-processing (advanced MS Word), spreadsheets (intermediate MS Excel). and intermediate (or basic) database skills (MS Access), electronic calendar/scheduling software and email (Outlook), Student Information System (SIS) and Academic Resources Management System (ARMS).K. Using software to update websites (e.g., Word Press/Contribute).L. Typing 40-50 w.p.m. Accuracy is essential.
Demonstrated record of good attendance and punctuality.
Note: This position requires the candidate to produce a verification of degree(s), credentials(s), or equivalencies from accredited institutions and/or international equivalents at the time of interview.
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If not filled by an employee in the YUSA-1 bargaining unit, employees in the YUSA-2 bargaining unit who have applied within the first 5 days from the 'Posted Date' will be given preference.
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York University employees must apply to jobs through the Employee Career Portal - YU Hire. If you are a current York University employee and/or are using your rights under a collective agreement to view and/or apply to jobs, you MUST log into YU Hire to access the York University Employee Career Portal.
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