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Posting Number: YUSA-9913
Position Title: Research Awards and Nominations Specialist
Department: Vice-President Research & Innovation
Affiliation: YUSA
Band: 14
Salary: $67,404
Duration: Continuing Full-Time
Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
 
Purpose:
Reporting to the Director, the Research Awards and Nomination Specialist is responsible for providing advice and support services to Faculty members seeking research chairs and nominations for research awards. Works with York University researchers and collaborates with other York University research support service providers, including awards and nominations and other research support services in the Faculties to ensure that researchers and Faculties have timely access to information. Assists in the completion of high quality and highly competitive nomination files; supports institutional reporting; and works with faculty and research support staff across the institution to build capacity to be successful in supporting faculty members in securing research chairs, awards and prizes.
 
Education:
Completion of university undergraduate degree. Completion of a graduate degree would be an asset.
 
Experience:
Minimum 4-7 years recent relevant experience in an academic research environment.
 
Skills:
Knowledge of University research, especially awards and nomination files. Excellent writing skills; exact attention to detail for writing to ensure complete nomination files are developed. Understanding of risk assessment and mitigation. Strong verbal skills to communicate clearly intent of agreements orally to internal (e.g. faculty ROs) and external partners. Well-developed interpersonal skills demonstrating the ability to work with a diverse group of individuals and teams, ability to work independently as well as in a team environment in a high-volume department. Excellent judgment, problem-solving and organizational skills; superior analytical skills including an understanding of data analysis and metrics and key performance indicators; tact, sensitivity and diplomacy in dealing with varied clientele especially faculty and senior university administrators. Attention to detail and comfort with ambiguity and competing priorities; flexibility to meet emerging deadlines and changing priorities. Demonstrated computer skills in: Intermediate levels in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint
 
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: May 13, 2016
Internal Application Deadline: May 20, 2016
 
Extended Posting Date: May 25, 2016
Extended Application Deadline: June 8, 2016
 
External Posting Date: May 25, 2016
External Application Deadline: June 8, 2016

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

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