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Posting Number: CPM-8267
Position Title: Manager, Office of the Dean
Department: Office of the Dean, Faculty of Education
Affiliation: CPM
Salary Grade: E
Hiring Salary Range: $62,913 - $70,778
Maximum of Salary Range: $86,506
Duration: Continuing Full-Time
Hours: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm


The Manager, Office of the Dean, supports the Deanís initiatives and provides specialized and confidential support to the Dean. Assumes overall responsibility for the day-to-day operations of the Office of the Dean ensuring effective communication and liaison is maintained within the Faculty and on behalf of the Deanís Office with various internal and external constituents. Develops practices and administrative protocols, monitors and evaluates their effectiveness related to the delivery of professional services. Manages projects initiated by the Dean to achieve objectives that are strategically aligned with the overall organizational goals and mandate of the Faculty of Education.
University degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Several years related experience as a senior administrator supporting the objectives of a complex institution handling highly sensitive issues in a proficient and professional manner; previous exposure to decision-making processes, policy development and project management, preferably in a university environment; experience in an advisory capacity requiring political astuteness and demonstrated competency in working effectively with a broad range of constituencies and their influence.
Knowledge of business management and public relations principles to manage the day-to-day activities relevant to a large, diverse organization; knowledge of governing legislation (e.g., FIPPA), collective agreement provisions, University policies and procedures sufficient to carry out administrative and management responsibilities; well-developed analytical, interpretive and evaluative skills in aid of administrative decision-making; demonstrated competence in working effectively with a broad range of contacts; exceptional oral and written communication skills including skills in drafting sensitive correspondence and complex reports; skill in synthesizing, analyzing, and interpreting complex information and policy documents. Deals with issues which have political or personal sensitivity and significant impact on academic careers. Superior discretion, judgment, tact, diplomacy, administrative acumen, flexibility, initiative and creativity; excellent organizational and planning skills; high degree of discretion and ability to maintain strict confidentiality; understanding of and belief in the mission of higher education. Intermediate to advanced computer skills [MS Office, Outlook e-mail; database].
Cover Letter Required: Yes
Internal Posting Date: January 16, 2013
Internal Application Deadline: Posted until filled
Extended Posting Date: January 16, 2013
Extended Application Deadline: Posted until filled
External Posting Date: January 16, 2013
External Application Deadline: Posted until filled

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