Job Posting

Manager, Student Academic Affairs, Achievement & Awards



4700 Keele st

Deadline: November 8, 2019

Posted: October 8, 2019

York University is known for championing new ways of thinking that drive teaching and research excellence. Our 53,000 students receive the education they need to create big ideas that make an impact on the world. Meaningful and sometimes unexpected careers result from cross-discipline programming, innovative course design and diverse experiential learning opportunities. York students and graduates push limits, achieve goals and find solutions to the world’s most pressing social challenges, empowered by a strong community that opens minds. York U is an internationally recognized research university – our 11 faculties and 24 research centres have partnerships with 200+ leading universities worldwide.
In this role you will work with the Associate Dean, Students and Associate Dean, Recruitment & Retention in the areas of support, services, procedures and systems for academic integrity, student relations and student awards. You will be responsible for developing and implementing a strategy to enhance coordination and integration of activities to support student academic success focusing on non-advising, and will manage student-related activities, such as the academic integrity process. You will also be responsible for the development and management of a robust administration program for all privately donated and Faculty funds for student scholarship, bursaries, awards and prize programs. This will include ensuring alignment with the Faculty’s strategic enrolment management strategies and priorities, and the development of policies and procedures to ensure that all students have awareness of and access to the funds available to assist them in completion of their university studies. You will be responsible for managing the development and maintenance of award web application and database systems, and with the support of the Senior Director and Associate Dean, Recruitment & Retention, for implementing and maintaining best practices on student financial awards administration in Canada. This includes marketing and promotion of student awards and award winners, and coordination and execution of events to recognize student award recipients. In addition, you will support the Associate Deans with student academic achievement recognition and retention related initiatives and programs, such as the Dean’s Circle of Scholars. You will support the vision, mission, values and strategic direction of the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies and York University, and contribute to a positive, supportive and student-focused team environment of high performance, respect, trust, collaboration and continuous improvement, and embrace diversity and foster inclusion.
To be considered for this opportunity, you will bring the following:

A graduate degree in a relevant field preferably focused on public administration, management and/or policy as it is required, or an equivalent combination of directly relevant education and progressive professional work and leadership experience. You will bring specialized training in adjudication, policy development, public administration and student development theory, including training related to academic integrity. In addition, you will bring 5 years of experience in a fast-paced post-secondary environment leading the coordination and provision of student services. You will bring managerial or supervisory experience in unionized post-secondary environment as well as proven financial management and budgeting skills. Prior experience with student financial awards management, academic integrity procedures and supports, and/or supporting Faculty governance structures and University legislation and drafting original reports is strongly preferred. Previous exposure to, and understanding of, the complexities and diversities of a large University Faculty is also strongly preferred.

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