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Posting Number: CPM-11339
Position Title: Academic Affairs Officer
Department: Office of the Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies
Affiliation: CPM
Salary Grade: F
Hiring Salary Range: $82,805 - $93,155
Maximum of Salary Range: $113,856
Duration: Permanent Full-Time
Hours: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
 
Purpose:
The Office of the Dean in the Faculty of Graduate Studies provides essential support to students, faculty, postdoctoral fellows and staff at York University. The Dean’s Office promotes and enhances the quality of graduate education, post-doctoral activities and fosters excellence in teaching and research. The Faculty of Graduate Studies serves close to 100 graduate programs and diplomas that house more than 6,000 students. The Academic Affairs Officer supports the Faculty of Graduate Studies in the broad areas of Strategic Planning; Policy, Governance, and Curriculum; Research and Professional Development; and Academic Appointments. The Academic Affairs Officer supports Faculty Council and its committees; provides high-level support for the development of new graduate programs and maintenance of academic quality for all existing graduate programs; develops, analyses and advises on courses of action regarding academic policy and Faculty regulations for the Faculty; develops, interprets and implements Faculty, University and governmental policies, regulations and procedures; oversees scholarship, award and postdoctoral services for York University; supports and enhances research intensification; and administers all faculty appointments for FGS.
 
Education:
University degree required, completion of a Masters preferred.
 
Experience:
Minimum five years’ experience with University and Faculty governance structures and legislation is essential, including managing committees, academic planning, drafting reports and policy development. Experience in the administration of collective agreements is an asset.
 
Skills:
Superior communication skills, including both written and oral communication, and specific skill in researching and writing complex reports, planning and policy documents and legislation; skill in synthesizing, analyzing, and interpreting complex information and policy documents; strong numerical literacy including familiarity with the use of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to track performance towards goals and outcome measures. In-depth knowledge of Senate academic policies, procedures and approval mechanisms and broad knowledge of parliamentary procedure. Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with senior university and government officials comfortably and professionally with a customer-service orientation and maintaining confidentiality. Demonstrated project management skills, excellent attention to detail and the ability to exercise good judgment and discretion. The ability to function independently with strong organizational skills and demonstrated leadership in a management team environment. Intermediate to Advance skills level for Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point; Basic Access and Adobe required.
 
Recruitment Checks:
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.
 
Cover Letter Required: Yes
 
Dates:
Internal Posting Date: August 8, 2018
Internal Application Deadline: Posted until filled
 
Extended Posting Date: August 8, 2018
Extended Application Deadline: Posted until filled
 
External Posting Date: August 8, 2018
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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