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Posting Number: YUSA-9787
Position Title: Graduate Program Assistant
Department: LSE-MCEN - Mechanical Engineering
Affiliation: YUSA
Band: 8
Salary: $51,494
Duration: Continuing Full-Time
Hours: Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
 
Purpose:
The Graduate Program Assistant supports the daily administrative operation of the graduate program in Mechanical Engineering. This includes responding to inquiries regarding program policies and procedures; overseeing and monitoring registration; administrative coordination of program admissions; course offerings; organizing oral exams and convocation for MASc and PhD students and reporting grades.
 
Education:
Completion of some Community College courses in a relevant field such as Office Administration, Bookkeeping or Business.
 
Experience:
2 years' recent-related experience including student advising, supporting administrative process schedules; compiling reports, organizing events; responding to in-person, email or telephone enquiries in an on-demand customer service oriented environment.
 
Skills:
Demonstrated skill/ability in the following areas: Intermediate to advanced skills on Word and Excel. Database skills preferred, experience with SIS would be an asset. Maintaining accurate records and working with data to compile reports; Working accurately with figures. Ability to work effectively under pressure of high volume; setting priorities and multi-tasking. Excellent organizational skills. Ability to deal calmly, courteously and effectively with people; excellent interpersonal skills; ability to explain detailed information in a clear and concise manner. Initiative and ability to work independently; problem solving skills and good judgment. Strong written communications skills. Knowledge of CUPE Hiring system will be an asset.
 
Additional Notes :
Please note: 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: February 5, 2016
Internal Application Deadline: February 12, 2016
 
Extended Posting Date: May 30, 2016
Extended Application Deadline: June 10, 2016
 
External Posting Date: May 30, 2016
External Application Deadline: June 10, 2016

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

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