|Posting Number: CPM-8281|
|Position Title: Senior Executive Officer|
|Department: Vice-President Research & Innovation|
|Salary Grade: I|
|Hiring Salary Range: $127,546 - $143,490|
|Maximum of Salary Range: $175,376|
|Duration: Continuing Full-Time|
|Hours: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm|
The Division of Research & Innovation provides leadership in promoting the growth and development of the York University research enterprise, and enables the transformation of York to a world renowned comprehensive and research intensive leader in the PSE sector in Canada. The Division provides efficient research services to faculty and provides oversight to ensure University compliance in all aspects of the research enterprise at the pre-award stage, and to work collaboratively with internal and external research service providers to ensure similar compliance in the post award arena. Within that mandate, the Senior Executive Officer (SEO) is responsible for assisting and advising the Vice-President Research & Innovation broadly across the mandate of the division of VPRI. This includes, but is not limited to participation in policy development, strategic planning, research and analysis, setting of divisional goals and objectives, management and oversight of budgets, facilities, and human resources matters. In addition, the Senior Executive Officer will monitor all activities that fall under the jurisdiction of the Vice-President Research & Innovation, and will also be responsible for managing and supporting various special initiatives. The Senior Executive Officer ensures that the overall divisional communication and liaison is maintained and that divisional objectives are achieved. The SEO is responsible for overseeing the management and organization of staff, financial resources and facilities within the division. The incumbent also oversees, troubleshoots and advises the VP on divisional resources issues.
Masters degree with specialization in Finance or Management or an undergraduate degree with commensurate experience.
Minimum of 5 years of senior administrative experience in a university, post-secondary or public institutional environment including experience in managing financial, human and physical resources.
Sound knowledge of academic and administrative decision-making processes, excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Analytical, research, interpretative and evaluative skills; change management and strategic planning skills; budget planning; project management. Superior organizational and leadership skills and ability to function effectively within an evolving, high volume and high profile environment and to manage relationships. Proven ability to establish priorities and exercise sound judgment. Discretion, diplomacy and tact. Ability to work effectively with a variety of constituent groups and staff at all levels. Demonstrated proficiency in word processing and spreadsheet skills.
|Cover Letter Required: Yes|
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