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Associate Director, Access Programs & Community Engagement


Toronto Posted 24 Days AgoCPM-10936-1558718

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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 a full-time contract Associate Director, Access Programs & Community Engagement to work in the Office of the Vice Provost Academic. 

Reporting to the Vice Provost Academic, the Associate Director, Access Programs & Community Engagement supports the academic mission and strategic directions of the University in key areas related to access to postsecondary education and community engagement. The Associate Director plans and implements a range of initiatives that contribute to York’s positive reputation as a community engaged university and works with academic and non-academic units to support postsecondary access, retention and student success. The incumbent is responsible for the implementation of York’s Access Strategy, including activities and initiatives associated with the newly created Academic Success Network, supporting the development of programming/supports for diverse student populations and the coordination of access/bridging programs for underrepresented students. The incumbent also advances York as an anchor institution, works in collaboration with local and regional partners (local government, non-profit, community and private sector partners) and provides managerial oversight for the York University-TD Community Engagement Centre.

 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-10936.

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/


York University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University's employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and aboriginal persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code.  York University is committed to employment equity and diversity and a positive and supportive environment.

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