Program Coordinator

Job description

Program Coordinator

Date Posted: 01/04/2021
Req ID: 1620
Faculty/Division: UofT Scarborough
Department: UTSC:Dept-Health & Society
Campus: University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC)

About us:

The University of Toronto Scarborough is a place of energy, enthusiasm and passion. Our commitment to inclusive excellence attracts the brightest learners, scholars and employees from around the globe. Our success has been made possible by the opportunity given to us by our Indigenous hosts to operate on their territory, and we cherish our continuing partnerships with these communities. The University of Toronto Scarborough is an exciting campus with unlimitedpotential. Join us on our journey.

The Department of Health and Society at the University of Toronto Scarborough is home to a diverse community of students, teachers, and researchers. We ask cutting-edge questions about health, disability, illness, and disease both locally and globally and from a range of disciplinary perspectives. Talented and committed students and faculty work together in complimentary and linked degree options: a BA Major or BA Major Co-op, a BSc Major or BSc Major Co-op, and Canada’s only Minor in Health Humanities. Health and Society students bring their learning to a variety of scholarly, professional, and community contexts. Working with award-winning faculty and teaching assistants, students produce ethnographic videos, create policy briefs, and visit health centres and community farms in the Greater Toronto Area. They curate museum exhibits on health and illness, write papers that go on to be published in academic journals, conduct research at area hospitals, andprepare to enter (and win!) international case competitions.

Your opportunity:

In order to advance the program objectives of the Department of Health and Society, we are recruiting a Program Coordinator who can demonstrate a commitment to the success of academic departments, a passion for student success, and the skills and sensibilities required to enhance students’ experiences in a culturally diverse environment.

Working closely with the Department Chair and directly reporting to the Manager of Finance and Administration, the Program Coordinator is responsible for student advising, course timetable development and coordination, analysis of enrolment patterns and curricular trends, internal and external communications; and programming to support excellence in teaching and learning.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Advising students on academic and/or financial matters by providing options and consequences incorporating personal circumstances impacting academic success and an understanding of an individual's background
  • Analyzing statistical information to inform enrollment projections and planning
  • Producing promotional and outreach materials
  • Maintaining information on digital platforms
  • Coordinating tasks for projects and other strategic initiatives with stakeholders
  • Keeping well-informed on changes to policies, procedures, collective agreements, and applicable legislated requirements
  • Handling sensitive and/or confidential information
  • Serving as a resource to others by providing (non-supervisory) job-related guidance

Essential Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or acceptable combination of equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of four years of related experience in student advising, educational programming, and/or curriculum and program development and delivery.
  • Strong computer skillswith proficiency in MS Office Suites (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint), SharePoint, web-editing software and relational databases.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to conditions that promote and support university student success.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to maintain productive working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to address sensitive and/or confidential matters with tact and discretion; adhering to established policiesand procedures.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills with the ability to work well under pressure and meet competing priorities and deadlines.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills, with demonstrated ability to make sound decisions in a fast-paced dynamic environment.
  • Highly developed presentation and communication skills (verbal and written) skills.
  • Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Applicants are also expected to show evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and the promotion of a respectful and collegial learning and working environment.


Assets (Nonessential):

  • Familiarity with the University of Toronto, UTSC, and the Department of Health and Society.
  • Experience with and commitment to educational access.


To be successful in this role you will be:

  • Communicator
  • Decisive
  • Efficient
  • Organized
  • Problem solver
  • Self-directed

A copy of the full job description is available upon request from the UTSC HR Office.

Closing Date: 01/15/2021, 11:59PM EDT
Employee Group: USW
Appointment Type: Budget - Continuing
Schedule: Full-Time
Pay Scale Group & Hiring Zone:
USW Pay Band 12 -- $69,730 with an annual step progression to a maximum of $89,172. Pay scale and job class assignment is subject to determination pursuant to the Job Evaluation/Pay Equity Maintenance Protocol.
Job Category: Student Services

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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 http://uoft.me/UP.

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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Posted: 1/5/2021
Application Due: 1/18/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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