Posted On: 2019-07-15
Closing On: 2019-08-15
Location: Toronto, ON
Employment Type: Full-Time
Level: Intermediate

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.

In this role you will be responsible for the development, coordination and implementation of a portfolio of annual and ad hoc alumni events. You will engage the growing communities of alumni, donors, students and staff to foster and facilitate engagement and support, financially and otherwise, for the University.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will bring the following:

An undergraduate degree in Theatre, Business, Communications, Humanities, Marketing, Social Sciences or Visual Art. Equivalent education and experience you may bring includes college diploma in Event Management, Public Relations or Hospitality plus 1 year practical related experience or four (4) years recent, practical related experience in addition to the minimum years of work experience required. You will also bring two (2) years’ experience in the planning, coordination and implementation of events as this experience is essential. You will bring demonstrated competencies of event management. Experience in a university considered an asset. You will bring knowledge of current and future trends related to events, university policies and protocols and of fundraising professional standards and ethics.

For full position details and to apply to this exciting opportunity visit and refer to posting YUSA-11819.

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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