York U: Redefine the Possible

Posting Summary

Posting Number: CPM-10498
Position Title: Executive Officer
Department: Office of the Dean, Lassonde School of Engineering
Affiliation: CPM
Salary Grade: H
Hiring Salary Range: $113,856 - $128,085
Maximum of Salary Range: $156,549
Duration: Permanent Full-Time
Hours: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Note: Application submission deadline is July 14, 2017.

Reporting to the Dean of the Lassonde School of Engineering, the Executive Officer is the chief non-academic administrator of the School, responsible providing strategic direction and operational oversight of all non-academic services in the School. The incumbent will have a focus on the financial management, planning and budgeting for the School and will provide direction and oversightto the Faculty management team related to : human resources activities; academic resource planning; strategic planning; School policy development; communications; facilities management and special projects. In consultation with the management team, the incumbent identifies researches and develops strategies to meet present and future needs in-line with School and University objectives. In addition, the Executive Officer represents the Faculty at meetings and liaises with senior administrators on behalf of the office of the Dean.
A University degree is required. (MBA preferred) with specialization in Finance or Management; professional credentials (CGA, CA) would be an asset.
Minimum of 10 years of senior managerial and project management experience in a, post-secondary environment including an extensive knowledge of the academic environment and faculty culture, an understanding and application of the strategic planning process, policy development, approval and implementation, and experience in managing financial, human, and physical resources, including analysis, modelling and reporting. Knowledge of Health and Safety legislation and other employment related legislation is required. Understanding and awareness of post-secondary education sector priorities and pressures, the economic landscape in which the School operates, and an understanding of political trends (government enrolment, budget) in order to make effective decisions and/or recommendations regarding resource allocation. Experience leading a team in an environment of change and managing staff in a unionized environment is also required.
The following demonstrated skills and abilities are required: Demonstrated ability to develop, monitor, modify and measure the effectiveness of a strategic plan and its priorities; Demonstrated experience developing business plans, financial models and project plans for execution. Ability to develop networks and relationships, and to consult others and build collaborative relationships and support with a wide range of contacts; Excellent oral communication and presentation skills; Proven report writing skills; Financial management and budget planning skills; Advanced numerical modelling and analytical, research, interpretative and evaluative skills; Process improvement, change management principles and project management skills; Broad understanding of HR practices; Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal and staff management skills; Knowledge and interpretation of various collective bargaining agreements; Excellent organizational skills to effectively manage multiple projects and a high volume of work with competing priorities within constrained timeframes; Superior leadership skills and ability to function effectively within an evolving, high volume and high profile environment; Proven ability to establish priorities and exercise sound judgment; Initiative, tack and discretion is required; Ability to work effectively with a variety of constituent groups and staff at all levels; and advanced skills in MSOffice and financial and planning software.
Additional Notes :
This position requires the candidate to produce a verification of degree(s), credential(s) or equivalencies from accredited institutions and/or international equivalents at the time of interview.
Cover Letter Required: Yes
Internal Posting Date: June 19, 2017
Internal Application Deadline: Posted until filled
Extended Posting Date: June 19, 2017
Extended Application Deadline: Posted until filled
External Posting Date: June 19, 2017
External Application Deadline: Posted until filled

Please Note: All applications must be received by 4:30 p.m. on the posted deadline date.

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