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Posting Number: CPM-8082
Position Title: Associate Director York International
Department: York International
Affiliation: CPM
Salary Grade: F
Hiring Salary Range: $76,792 - $86,391
Maximum of Salary Range: $105,589
Duration: Continuing Full-Time
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
 
Purpose:

PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSTING WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL 4:30 pm, WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 26TH, 2012.
York is a leader in Canada in international education, international research, and collaborations with international institutions. York International is the central international education office of York University. Under the mandate of the Associate Vice-President International (AVPI), York International works towards internationalization of all university activities, providing students with opportunities for gaining international experience and for developing the skills to function effectively in the world by offering a number of programs to support and integrate international students studying at York, student exchange programs and internships. York International also provides faculty with increased opportunities for international research collaboration and for pursuing their own international academic interests to the fullest. Reporting to the AVPI, the Associate Director is the chief administrator of the Unit. He/she is responsible for managing the full scope of business operations and international student services and programs. The Associate Director works with the AVPI and York International management team to advance an integrated, institutional, and comprehensive international strategy for international student success. With direction from the AVPI, the Associate Director oversees the management of strategic planning, finance, human resources, community relations, student services, computing, space utilization and health & safety.

 
Education:
Undergraduate degree required. Graduate degree preferred.
 
Experience:
4-5 year of related experience in progressively more responsible senior administrative roles, including managing in a multi-function unionized student services environment and experience in relationship management with internal and external stakeholders. Ability to speak languages other than English is an asset.
 
Skills:
Ability to work effectively and achieve goals with a variety of constituent groups at all levels in a complex, political and diverse student services environment. Ability to work sensitively and communicate effectively with people of different cultural backgrounds. Demonstrated ability to collaborate, problem solve and build bridges / partnerships with a diverse group of administrators, faculty and key stakeholders. Ability to provide quality customer service, to research, plan, create and implement new and existing programs, events and services for students. Demonstrated ability to empower, energize and motivate people to deliver their best in a consultative and collegial environment. Thorough knowledge of administrative and business policies and procedures to develop and oversee the functional areas of: Human Resources, Finance, Strategic Planning; Physical Resources, Computing and Health and Safety as well as a general understanding of Computing Services. Advanced experience in financial and human resources planning and control. Experience managing in a unionized environment. The ability to oversee the work of others set goals and priorities, lead, coach and develop staff and manage effective work teams. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written in order to prepare complex written documents and reports as well as presentations for both internal and external audiences. Ability to resolve conflict and remain calm in stressful situations of high volume and pressure.
 
Cover Letter Required: Yes
 
Dates:
Internal Posting Date: September 5, 2012
Internal Application Deadline: Posted until filled
 
Extended Posting Date: September 5, 2012
Extended Application Deadline: Posted until filled
 
External Posting Date: September 5, 2012
External Application Deadline: Posted until filled

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