Centre Coordinator

Purpose:
The Centre Coordinator supports the Centre Director in planning and coordinating Centre-related activities, promoting feminist research at the Centre and on campus including providing administrative and secretarial support to the Centre Director and projects.

Education:
Completion of university degree in a related field, or an equivalent of 4 years recent experience (defined as within the last five years) working at York University and performing the same or similar tasks. This education equivalency is in addition to the experiential requirements outlined below.

Experience:
1-2 years of related work experience in an academic or related research focused unit or NGO environment. Experience with diverse and marginalized communities, including knowledge of anti-oppressive theory and equity policies is an asset.

Skills:
Strong interpersonal skills, including tact and diplomacy. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Ability to produce clear and concise documentation and reports. Financial administration skills for budget monitoring and reconciliation. Project coordination skills to coordinate Centre’s operation, multiple research projects and events. Proven ability to work successfully with a wide range of stakeholders including researchers, students, staff, community groups, and private / public-sector organizations. Ability to work effectively under pressure to meet deadlines. Strong organizational and time management skills. Ability to work independently and effectively as a member of a team. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Intermediate skills in MS-Office (Word, Excel PowerPoint) and Web editing applications.

Additional Notes:
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.

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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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York University employees must apply to jobs through the Employee Career Portal – YU Hire. If you are a current York University employee and/or are using your rights under a collective agreement to view and/or apply to jobs, you MUST log into YU Hire to access the York University Employee Career Portal.

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