Posted On: 2018-09-25
Closing On: 2018-10-31
Location: Toronto
Employment Type: Contract

Job Description

York University is known for championing new ways of thinking that drive teaching and research excellence. Our 53,000 students receive the education they need to create big ideas that make an impact on the world. Meaningful and sometimes unexpected careers result from cross-discipline programming, innovative course design and diverse experiential learning opportunities. York students and graduates push limits, achieve goals and find solutions to the world’s most pressing social challenges, empowered by a strong community that opens minds. York U is an internationally recognized research university – our 11 faculties and 24 research centres have partnerships with 200+ leading universities worldwide.

We are currently recruiting for a Development Coordinator to work with Lassonde School of Engineering for this exciting contract opportunity. 

Are you a fundraising professional with at least 2 years of experience in an educational environment? Do you possess experience with fundraising, administration, workflow/event coordination and documentation drafting? Do you have good financial, organizational and project management skills? Do you possess strong customer service skills as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills? If so, keep reading!

In this role, you will coordinate and administer the fundraising activities for the Senior Development Officer(s). You will perform administrative, clerical and special project duties related to prospect development and coordination, proposal production, donor stewardship reports, and events.


To be considered for this opportunity, you will possess:

A Diploma in fundraising, business, humanities, marketing, logistics, planning, journalism or office administration. Equivalent education and experience includes high School Diploma with some post-secondary courses related to business, administrative studies, office administration, fundraising or two years recent experience (defined as within the last five years) working at York University performing the same or similar tasks in addition to the minimum years of work experience required. In addition, the successful incumbent will possess two (2) years of work/volunteer experience including, fundraising, administration and/or workflow/event coordination experience and documentation drafting. Experience in a fundraising organization an asset. University experience an asset.


To apply to this exciting opportunity or for full position details, qualifications and application procedures go to and refer to posting# YUSA-11317.

We offer comprehensive benefits and access to superb educational and recreational facilities. For more information on what York has to offer U please visit:

York University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University's employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and aboriginal persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code.  York University is committed to employment equity and diversity and a positive and supportive environment.

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