Job Details

Business Manager

Date Posted: 05/10/2022
Req ID: 24078
Faculty/Division: Temerty Faculty of Medicine
Department: Department of Radiation Oncology
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


About us:

Home to over 40 departments and institutes, the University of Toronto's Temerty Faculty of Medicine lies at the heart of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network and is a global leader in ground-breaking research and education, spanning clinical medicine, basic science and the rehabilitation sciences sectors.

Your Opportunity:

Recognized globally, the Department of Radiation Oncology trains the next generation of leaders, fosters a culture of innovation, knowledge exchange and translation, and contributes to the Radiation Medicine community, as well as the broader health and public policy systems. The administrative team, is responsible for facilitating and supporting the advancement of the Radiation Medicine, the delivery of care, and the training of future Radiation Oncologist, Medical Physicists, and Radiation Therapists.

As Business Manager, you will provide strategic oversight in the areas of finance, human resources and space management in support of our Department’s teaching and research goals/missions. Working in close partnership with the Department Chair, you will lead and inspire a small team of administrative staff to achieve individual and department goals through education program delivery and support of our faculty’s transformative research. Your strong financial acumen and proven ability to navigate and influence within complex organizational structures will help to advance our academic priorities and raise our national and international profile.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Planning and coordinating the workflow of the department: overseeing the educational programs, continuing education programs, conferences, and departmental events
  • Providing financial expertise and leadership, including recommending fiscal strategies, directing and overseeing budget preparation, forecasting, controls, analyses, and reports
  • Recruiting and managing administrative staff and assuming overall responsibility for human resources and labour relations
  • Working in collaboration with the University and hospital partners, supporting stakeholder engagement and managing communication strategies for the department
  • Overseeing information technology projects and responsible for space and facilities management

Essential Qualifications:

  • University degree in business, accounting, or finance or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum five (5) years of progressive experience in administrative, financial and human resource management in a university or hospital environment
  • Proven management and leadership skills in a preferably in a unionized environment; experience in team building and managing change
  • Experience with the University’s budget model, policies, procedures, guidelines, systems and structure is highly desirable
  • Must be able to interpret complex policies and procedures related to financial and space issues
  • Demonstrated knowledge of human resources policies and procedures and routine collective agreement interpretation
  • Demonstrated experience in liaising with senior administrators, responding to and handling matters of a complex and sensitive nature
  • Experience planning and executing conferences and events
  • Strong proficiency with personal computers and related software, including advanced proficiency in MS Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of the University’s Administrative Management System (AMS), including the Financial Information System (FIS) and Human Resources Information System (HRIS), or a similar large enterprise system
  • Client-services oriented with demonstrated listening and critical thinking skills
  • Strong decision-making skills; superior planning and project management skills with a focus on executing and competing tasks under pressure and within deadlines
  • Ability to maintain a broad perspective; ability to foster and maintain effective relationships with all levels of faculty, staff, students, senior administration and external constituents


  • Familiarity with educational programs

To be successful in this role you will be:

  • Self-directed
  • Resourceful
  • Problem solver
  • Adaptable
  • Diligent

Closing Date: 05/31/2022, 11:59PM EDT
Employee Group: Salaried
Appointment Type: Budget - Continuing
Schedule: Full-Time
Pay Scale Group & Hiring Zone: PM 3 -- Hiring Zone: $81,873 - $95,518 -- Broadband Salary Range: $81,873 - $136,454
Job Category: Administrative / Managerial

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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].

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We offer challenging work within an open environment that celebrates diversity in all its forms. Our focus is on creating a positive work environment that attracts and retains excellent employees through a combination of competitive compensation, favourable working conditions, opportunities for career growth and development and a unique organizational culture.

Employees have access to:

  • Excellent health and dental benefits;
  • On-site support for training and career development;
  • Flexible work arrangements;
  • Childcare subsidy;
  • Tuition waivers;
  • Scholarships and/or tuition waivers for dependants;
  • Generous paid time off;
  • Support on equity and diversity issues;
  • On-site child care;
  • University Pension Plan;
  • Subsidized athletic facility membership;
  • World-renowned libraries;
  • Confidential counselling services;
  • Parking and TTC Metropasses;
  • Employee and Family Assistance Plan;
  • Continued health benefits for pensioners.


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