Executive Assistant

York University


Executive Assistant

Reference: 107340

Duration: Permanent Full Time

Location: 4700 Keele Street, Toronto


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 Office of the Dean and the Office of Executive Officer, Schulich School of Business, builds long-term and highly engaged relationships with stakeholders including alumni, corporations, foundations, students, and faculty that advance the school’s strategic priorities.


Providing efficient, professional and confidential executive support to the Office of the Dean and Office of the Executive Officer, the Executive Assistant will work closely with both the Dean and Executive Officer. Working in a world-class business school environment, the Executive Assistant is required to maintain a level of professional decorum aligned with Schulich’s culture of excellence. The Executive Assistant provides efficient, professional and confidential executive support, typically reporting into a Dean’s or Assistant VP’s office. Duties are broad, varied and often of a confidential nature. Daily activities involve interaction with students, staff, faculty and high-level internal and external contacts and exposure to sensitive information requiring considerable use of initiative, tact, diplomacy, discretion, and excellent judgement. The Executive Assistant assesses the importance and urgency of issues or problems that arise, addresses issues, or alerts relevant leadership of potential problems or conflicts. The Executive Assistant maintains a commitment to supporting sustainability, equity, diversity and inclusion at York University.


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

  • Post-secondary diploma in a relevant field.
  • Minimum four (4) years of related experience providing executive support.
  • Knowledge of general office procedures and practices.
  • Working knowledge of managing in a unionized environment and applying a collective agreement.


For full position details, including skills and knowledge requirements, and to apply to this exciting opportunity visit the External Career Portal (www.yorku.ca/jobs) and refer to posting 107340.


We offer comprehensive benefits and access to superb educational and recreational facilities. For more information on what York has to offer U please visit: http://hr.info.yorku.ca/benefits/


Please apply online at: https://rita.illicohodes.com/go/6411ef59ca85779b5f1c93d0/59ca67d0b6ec7a04c26df9c5/en