Manager, Faculty Governance & Dean's Office

  • York University
  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Mar 25, 2022
Full-Time Student Services / Experience

Job Description

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 Manager, Faculty Governance & Dean's Office develops practices and administrative protocols, monitors, and evaluates their effectiveness related to the delivery of professional services. Plays a leadership role in planning, implementing, and managing initiatives and activities that support the Dean's role both inside and outside the School and University. This position provides operational assistance to the Dean to facilitate and further the Dean's work, agenda and objectives in a broad range of academic and administrative areas. This includes advising the Dean on appropriate course of action by interpreting policies and procedures and writing new policies and procedures and/or revising existing policies and procedures. Under the general direction of the Executive Officer, is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Office of the Dean ensuring effective communication and liaison is maintained within the School and on behalf of the Office of the Dean with various internal and external constituents. In addition, this position acts as Secretary of Faculty Council and selected committees of council and manages and administers designated projects undertaken by of the Office of the Dean, ensuring the effective and efficient utilization of staff and financial resources.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will bring the following:

A University Degree. LLB or JD qualification and solid awareness of legal concepts and curriculum is an asset. A minimum three years combined experience in the academic administration or similar environment. Experience in governance would be an asset. Experience in staff management is required, staff management in an unionized environment would be an asset.

For full position details, including skills and knowledge requirements, and to apply to this exciting opportunity visit the External Career Portal ( and refer to posting 105220.

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