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Posting Number: YUSA-8009
Position Title: Program/Logistics Coordinator
Department: York English Language Institute
Affiliation: YUSA
Band: 12
Salary: $57,190
Duration: Continuing Full-Time
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
 
Purpose:
YUELI is a revenue-generating unit where efficient delivery of all programs and services is essential. This position, which reports to the Financial Officer, aims to provide logistics support to the whole of YUELI. Logistics and procurement planning have a direct impact on the financial results of the Unit. This support includes program administration and YUELI logistics needs, such us teaching material acquisition and preparation for different programs, follows up and administers negotiated terms with vendors, purchasing of furniture for classrooms and YUELI offices, logistics and resource planning, overseeing facilities maintenance and classroom space according to enrolment volumes, keeping inventory and purchases of office supplies, travel arrangements for YUELI personnel, and organization of different functions and proper support to other services provided by YUELI.
 
Education:
University degree required in the areas of business administration, Procurement or Logistics.
 
Experience:
Minimum 2-3 years of experience in the area of Logistics and procurement. Experience in providing support with supplier negotiations, cost analysis, and budget administration. Work experience in an education institution required, and experience in working with instructors and exposure in international students is an asset.
 
Skills:
Procurement and logistics planning, used to work with budgets and cost analysis, great negotiations skills, ability to exercise good judgment and initiative in dealing with students and instructors; tact and diplomacy in order to communicate with those for whom English is a second language; effective oral and written communication skills in order to be able to deal courteously and effectively with people at all levels of the organization and the public; strong planning, organizational and problem-solving skills; ability to multi- task. Able to work cooperatively and independently under pressure of time and volume.
E-mail, word-processing, Access database and Excel skills all at intermediate level, familiarity with York systems an asset.
 
Cover Letter Required: Yes
 
Dates:
Internal Posting Date: July 25, 2012
Internal Application Deadline: August 1, 2012
 
Extended Posting Date: November 24, 2012
Extended Application Deadline: December 7, 2012
 
External Posting Date: November 24, 2012
External Application Deadline: December 7, 2012

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

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