Administrative Assistant

January 12 2023
Expected expiry date: February 10 2023
Industries Education, Training
Categories Administrative assistant,
Toronto, ON • Full time

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 Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies (LA&PS) is the largest Faculty at York University with over 24,000 undergraduate and graduate students, and almost 100 programs delivered through 25 Departments, Schools and Colleges, plus the IBM Markham Learning Site. York University is known for championing new ways of thinking that drive excellence in promoting and enhancing student success. Through innovative course design, diverse experiential education and learning opportunities, and a supportive community environment, our students receive the education they need to create big ideas that have an impact on the world. Colleges create student communities by engaging current and former students, faculty and staff through a variety of events, programs and initiatives designed to enhance the student experience and build lifelong relationships. Administrative support staff play a key role in supporting College leadership, the mandate of the College, and its student body.

The Administrative Assistant is a key role in the Colleges as it is primarily responsible for providing administrative, finance, communications, website maintenance, and front desk support to the Colleges overall, and student engagement initiatives, programs and events. Reporting to the Manager, Student Engagement, LA&PS Colleges, the SE&OAA will be working with colleagues within the LA&PS Colleges, student engagement team, across the Faculty and campus in support of the day-to-day office administration and functions. The Administrative Assistant will also support the vision, mission, values and strategic direction of the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies and York University, and contribute to a positive, supportive and student-focused team environment of high performance, respect, trust, collaboration and continuous improvement, embraces diversity and fosters inclusion.

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

College Diploma in Office Administration or a related field, or an equivalent of 2 years recent.

Minimum two (2) years' recent and related client/customer service, finance support, administrative, communications, event coordination, and budget reconciliation experience. Additional experience required in coordination of administrative processes, organizing multiple complex electronic schedules, and webpage. Working in a fast-paced environment and in a post-secondary institution and experience in social media platforms would be an asset.

For full position details, including skills and knowledge requirements, and to apply to this exciting opportunity visit the External Career Portal ( and refer to posting 107064.

We offer comprehensive benefits and access to superb educational and recreational facilities. For more information on what York has to offer U please visit:

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