Manager, Faculty Council

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.

We are currently recruiting for a Manager, Faculty Council to work with the Office of Faculty Council in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies for this exciting Contract opportunity. 

Are you a Management professional with experience in a University setting? Do you possess at least 3 years’ experience working closely with University and Faculty Governance Structures?  Do you possess experience in analyzing and developing policies and policy frameworks with particular emphasis on tenure and promotion? Do you possess superior communication skills and excellent judgment? If so, keep reading!

In this role, you will work closely with the Dean and will be responsible/accountable to the Dean and the Chair of Council of the Faculty for the management of the Office of the Council and oversight and support for Faculty Council, its standing committees, and related activities. This includes preparation of meeting materials, communication of committee decisions, drafting and updating policies and procedures, providing guidance and direction on governance and academic policies and procedures, and original report writing. The position liaises with senior members of the Faculty and University related to university governance issues.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will possess:

A Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) with emphasis preferably focused on administration/organization. The successful incumbent will also possess 3-5 years of experience within a University environment dealing with University and Faculty governance structures and University legislation, including managing large and complex committees, and drafting original reports and correspondence. Prior experience with aspects of tenure and promotion process, curricular review process, adjudications, and the administration of collective agreement (YUFA) are essential. Previous exposure to, and understanding of, the complexities and diversities of a large Faculty is strongly preferred.

To apply to this exciting opportunity or for full position details, qualifications and application procedures go to and refer to posting# CPM-11328.

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