Graduate Program Assistant

York is a leading international teaching and research university, and a driving force for positive change. Empowered by a welcoming and diverse community with a uniquely global perspective, we are preparing our students for their long-term careers and personal success. Together, we can make things right for our communities, our planet and our future.

The Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies (LA&PS) is the largest Faculty at York University with over 23,000 undergraduate and graduate students, and almost 100 programs delivered through 24 Departments, Schools and Colleges, plus the IBM Markham Learning Site. York University is known for championing new ways of thinking that drive excellence in promoting and enhancing, teaching, research and student success. Through innovative course design, diverse experiential education and learning opportunities, and a supportive community environment, our students receive the education they need to create big ideas that have an impact on the world.

In this role you will be responsible for supporting the graduate program, providing administrative support, advice and guidance to the Graduate Program Director (GPD), faculty and students, and providing information on University, Faculty and unit policies, procedures and regulations related to the graduate program. As the Graduate Program Assistant you will provide continuity, historical perspective and transitional support to GPDs during their term appointments. You will also support the vision, mission, values and strategic direction of the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies and York University.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will bring the following:
A College Certificate in Office Administration or equivalent (e.g. one year of related University courses) and a minimum three (3) years of administrative experience in an academic School/Department, including supporting academic and administrative processes and activities, providing degree and certificate information to students, and customer service. Some knowledge of graduate program degree requirements and processes are required.

For full position details, including skills and knowledge requirements, and to apply to this exciting opportunity visit the External Career Portal (www.yorku.ca/jobs) and refer to posting 103752.

We offer comprehensive benefits and access to superb educational and recreational facilities. For more information on what York has to offer U please visit: http://hr.info.yorku.ca/benefits/

The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including, but not limited to women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities (racialized), Indigenous Peoples and persons of any gender identity and sexual orientation. York University is committed to a positive, supportive, and inclusive environment.

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