Project Administrator

Job description

Project Administrator

Date Posted: 10/29/2020
Req ID:1569
Faculty/Division: Capital Projects
Department: Prop Mgmt Design&Constr-09
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


About us:

University Planning, Design and Construction provides the University with support through two key services : Campus & Facilities Planning and Project Management, Design and Engineering and Project Development.The team is responsible for campus master planning, space allocation, design & engineering services, costing, leasing, and all construction and renovation projects.

Your opportunity:

The Project Management department is responsible for construction and renovations on all three campus and for other University-owned properties in the City of Toronto, York Region and Haliburton County. The Project Administrator is required to facilitate the timely flow and accurate processing of documentation related to construction projects including certificates of payments, invoices, purchase orders, and hold back releases. The Project Administrator is also responsible for preparing letters of award, contracts using templatesand providing assistance when required with furniture installations and other deliveries. Travel to other buildings on St. George campus when necessary.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing contracts using templates
  • Verifying the accuracy of invoices
  • Verifying that supporting documentation is attached to financial records before processing in FIS
  • Processing invoices
  • Preparing purchase orders
  • Acting as the first point of contact for vendor enquiries
  • Identifying non-compliance cases and escalating for review
  • Maintaining filing system

Essential Qualifications:

  • Advanced College Diploma (3 years) or acceptable combination of equivalent experience.
  • Minimum three years.
  • Experience managing a high volume of documents
  • Experience balancing competing deadlines and changing priorities
  • Advanced skill in the use of MS Word templates, Office 365 products and Adobe Acrobat.

Assets (Nonessential):

  • Knowledge of institutional construction phases and terminology
  • Experience working in SAP
  • Experience assembling contractsor other legal documents

To be successful in this role you will be:

  • Communicator
  • Meticulous
  • Multi-tasker
  • Organized
  • Possess a positive attitude
  • Proactive
  • Responsible

Closing Date: 11/26/2020,11:59PM EDT
Employee Group: USW
Appointment Type: Budget - Continuing
Schedule: Full-Time
Pay Scale Group & Hiring Zone: USW Pay Band 08 -- $54,851 with an annual step progression to a maximum of $70,146. Pay scale and job class assignment is subject to determination pursuant to the Job Evaluation/Pay Equity Maintenance Protocol.
Job Category: Engineering / Technical

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Diversity Statement
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see

Accessibility Statement
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact [email protected].
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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Job No:
Posted: 10/30/2020
Application Due: 11/21/2020
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