Finance and Administration
Founded in 1959, Canada’s third-largest university is a vibrant, richly diverse community of 46,400 undergraduate students, 5,900 graduate students, 7,000 faculty and staff and 295,000 alumni in over 170 countries. York University prioritizes excellence in research, teaching and learning, and is a progressive and approachable university, dedicated to the values of inclusivity, diversity, social justice, equity and sustainability. A community committed to academic freedom, accessible education and collegial self-governance, York University makes innovation its tradition.
You are a collegial leader of large, complex, interdependent operations encompassing a broad range of functions and teams. As Vice-President, Finance and Administration, you will support the next President and Vice-Chancellor in building upon York University’s distinctive strengths and successes in teaching and research. You also will work to fully realize the potential of current initiatives, such as building the Markham campus.
You have executive leadership experience in education or other public-serving organizations, or possibly private sector experience combined with public sector board service. Your interest in post-secondary education is complemented by an appetite for leading teams and supporting organizations through evolution and growth. Whether your underlying expertise is in finance, IT, HR or another administrative function, you will embrace York’s core commitments and values, and inspire diverse teams implementing strategic initiatives that serve the university’s academic mission and enhance its national and international stature.
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York University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the university's employment equity categories. York University is an affirmative action employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The Affirmative Action Program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities and women, can be found at http://yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, Permanent Residents, and others legally entitled to work in Canada for York University will be given priority.