Research Analyst, Academic Experience

Job description

Research Analyst, Academic Experience

Date Posted: 02/10/2021
Req ID: 2583
Faculty/Division: UofT Mississauga
Department: UTM: Ofc of the Dean
Campus: University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM)


About us:

The university’s second largest division, U of T Mississauga has 17 academic departments and offers 156 programs in 92 areas of study. Home to approximately 15,000 students and over 1,000 faculty and staff, the campus houses the Mississauga Academy of Medicine, Centre for Medicinal Chemistry and Institute for Management and Innovation. With its distinctive interdisciplinary programs such as forensic sciences and biomedical communications, U of T Mississauga offers a broad array of continuing education programs and professional master's programs. Established in 1967, the campus features award-winning architecture, robust community partnerships and a dynamic student environment set amongst 225 acres along the Credit River in Mississauga.

Your opportunity:

Our academic programming is innovative and creative and designed to equip students for the future as we emphasize communication, innovation and sustainability throughout our curriculum. In addition, we pride ourselves on offering students a variety of opportunities to participate in community-engaged learning, internships and research opportunities with faculty on a sustained and regular basis. General areas of responsibility of our office: academic HR, mentorship and orientation of new faculty; academic discipline; curriculum review and development; academic planning; academic reviews; promotions of teaching and learning issues and development; development of institutional benchmarks and generation of data; graduate affairs, including enrollment planning and program development, and tri-campus affairs. This position has been designed to provide distinct support to the work of our Office as it relates to the portfolios of the Vice-Dean Teaching and Learning as well as the Vice-Dean, Academic Experience.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Executing assigned tasks according to production schedules and project plans
  • Assessing project output against quality control standards
  • Building and strengthening relationships with stakeholders and partners of strategic importance
  • Informing senior staff of impending deadlines
  • Tracking and collecting information on project progress
  • Proofreading and fact-checking content
  • Informing senior staff of concerns or setbacks
  • Analyzing administrative processes and procedures and recommending changes for improvement

Essential Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or acceptable combination of equivalent experience.
  • Minimum five years related experience in research and/or educational environment.
  • Expert knowledge of Statistical and research methods required.
  • Experience with/knowledge of Microsoft Office- Excel, Access, PowerPoint etc.
  • Experience with/knowledge of ACORN/ ROSI or other comparable student information systems.
  • Excellent writing and editorial skills for reports for print and or online communication channels.

To be successful in this role you will be:

  • Adaptable
  • Articulate
  • Diplomatic
  • Efficient
  • Multi-tasker
  • Organized

*This is a Term position ending October 2021 with the possibility of an extension*

Closing Date: 02/22/2021, 11:59PM ET
Employee Group: USW
Appointment Type: Budget - Term
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: Administrative / Managerial
Recruiter: Valerie Davis

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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, LGBTQ2S+ 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: 2/11/2021
Application Due: 2/23/2021
Work Type: Full Time