Assistant Design Coordinator, Architectural & Civil (3 Term)

$84,425 - $101,298 yearly
  • Toronto District School Board
  • 15 Oakburn Crescent
  • Jun 15, 2022
Contract Administrative Support

Job Description

No.:  SCH II-22-0172NTE

POSTED:  June 15, 2022

DEADLINE:  12:00 Noon, June 30, 2022


Assistant Design Coordinator, Architectural & Civil

3 – Term Positions

Facility Services

Schedule II, Level 7

(Non-Union – 12 Month)

$84,425 - $101,298


(It is anticipated that the term assignments will end on August 31, 2023)

 The Toronto District School Board adheres to equitable hiring, employment and promotion practices.

Reporting to a designated Supervisor, the Assistant Design Coordinator, Architectural and Civil will:

  • Assist designated supervisor in the design, co-ordination and production of technical documentation for construction of maintenance and other building projects;
  • Liase with various public organizations or agencies concerning schools; and
  • Act as a resource to schools and other Board facilities.

Summary of Duties:

  • Provide assistance to the designated supervisor in the design, coordination and production of technical information for renewal projects and other building projects;
  • Prepare sketch plans for discussion with the stakeholders;
  • Coordinate designs with the other major disciplines (e.g. Mechanical and Electrical);
  • Coordinate designs of outside consultants and meet on a regular basis to ensure their design development is on budget and on time;
  • Responsible for detailed investigation, analysis of requirements, provision of detailed engineering, design principles and techniques as required;
  • Meet with stakeholders to review the program, address their needs and provide professional advice;
  • Ensure that design development will meet approved budgets and schedules;
  • Conduct regular review with consultants;
  • Meet with construction supervisors to review and resolve design problems;
  • Review in-house production documentation to ensure that design intent has been maintained;
  • Coordinate design documentation for site plan approval with consultants as necessary;
  • Correspond or meet with authorities having jurisdiction regarding Building Code and other requirements;
  • Prepare preliminary draft reports for review;
  • Provide leadership in fostering equity and inclusiveness in the development and implementation of programs and services; and
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • University degree in Architecture or Civil Engineering with structural specialty with five years of progressively responsible related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Membership in Ontario Association of Architects or Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario; or Association of Architectural Technician or Technologist of Ontario;
  • Experience monitoring and coordinating the work of outside consultants;
  • Ability to design organized spaces to meet program needs;
  • Ability to coordinate the work of other disciplines (e.g. Mechanical, Electrical and Structural);
  • Familiarity with the Ontario Building code;
  • Understanding of building components and construction;
  • Proficient computer skills including spreadsheets, databases, wordprocessing, presentation packages and email;
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively with staff, stakeholders, outside contractors, suppliers, etc.;
  • Proven ability in promoting equitable practices which value inclusiveness and diversity; and
  • Strong time management, organizational and problem solving skills.

 Special Requirements:

  • Provision of own vehicle for Board business.
  • Requires travel to TDSB sites on a regular basis.
  • Requires wearing safety equipment (e.g. safety shoes, hard hats) when visiting construction sites.

 Location:       15 Oakburn Crescent

 Work Year:     12 months


 Please note:

Applications must be submitted:


  1. in résumé form with a covering letter to:
  2. with competition # SCH II-22-0172NTE in the subject line
  3. Apply no later than 12:00 noon on June 30, 2022.

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Applications will not be acknowledged in writing.

We strive to meet the accommodation needs of persons with disabilities.  Applicants are encouraged to make their needs for accommodation known in advance, during the application process.