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Director, Academic Partnerships & Planning


Toronto Posted 24 Days AgoCPM-10935-1558714

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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.

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We are currently recruiting for an exciting permanent job opportunity to work in the Office of the Vice Provost Academic. 

Reporting to the Vice Provost Academic, the Director, Academic Partnerships & Planning serves as a key member of the Provost’s team and actively positions the university to be a key partner with the government through the alignment of key academic initiatives with government policy/funding. The Director, Academic Partnerships & Planning advances the academic mission, reputation and strategic directions of the University by maintaining positive working relationships with government and governmental agencies, serving as liaison between the university and its partners. This position also works closely with senior academic administration and professional/ management staff within the Provost’s office and across the institution to facilitate mutually beneficial engagement of Faculties, Divisions and units. The incumbent provides timely and strategic advice, resolves issues, is responsible for project management/coordination and must be able to exercise discretion and diplomacy with internal and external partners. Given York’s unique position within the provincial/national postsecondary education sector, the incumbent actively seeks to place York in an advantageous position to achieve maximum benefit and influence the development of public policy. The position demands breadth and depth of knowledge, the ability to work independently and collaboratively, has a demanding workload (including occasional irregular work hours) but is rewarding.

To apply to these exciting opportunities or for full position details, qualifications and application procedures go to www.yorku.ca/jobs and refer to posting CPM-10935.

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/


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