Executive Assistant, Labour Relations

November 3 2020
Industries Education, Training
Categories Administrative, Clerical, Executive Assistant, HR support
Toronto, ON

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.

In this role you will provide a broad range of confidential and executive level support to the Associate Vice-President Labour Relations (AVPLR) and Senior Policy Advisor, Labour Relations. Duties are broad, varied and often of a confidential nature requiring considerable use of initiative, tact, diplomacy, discretion, and excellent judgement. The incumbent is responsible for balancing the complex and competing priorities of the AVPLR which involves strategically maintaining their schedule, identifying and tracking completion of outstanding matters, managing associated logistics, and triaging as appropriate to meet the demands of a challenging, diverse, and high volume environment. In addition to the general administration of the Office, the incumbent is responsible for providing budget support to the AVPLR including the preparation of year-end budget and forecast submissions. The Executive Assistant plays an important role in coordinating the overall Office of the AVPLR including with respect to file and records management. The Executive Assistant assesses the importance and urgency of issues or problems that arise, prioritizes the issues, and alerts the Associate Vice-President Labour Relations or other managers of potential problems or conflicts, and refers matters to other managers within the Associate Vice-President Labour Relations or Vice-President Equity, People & Culture portfolio as appropriate.

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

University degree or equivalent combination of education and experience, preferably in a business-related field. Minimum of 5 years' related experience providing a full range of executive support to a senior leader or administrator in a complex institutional environment.

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 101908.

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/

The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including, but not limited to women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities (racialized), aboriginal (Indigenous) persons and persons of any gender identity and sexual orientation. York University is committed to a positive, supportive and inclusive environment.

York University offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you are contacted by York University regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise if you require accommodation.

We are committed to enhancing our environmentally and socially responsible practices for the benefit of all members of the York community. Our long-term perspective recognizes our responsibility to be innovators and to continually work as a community to reduce our ecological impact.

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