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Reporting to the Entrepreneurship Manager, YSpace, the YSpace Coordinator is responsible all logistics for YSpace and for effectively coordinating events and programs and overseeing the facilities at YSpace Markham. This includes, but is not limited to. providing administrative support including reception services, effectively coordinating the logistics of all events and programs at YSpace, ensuring that the space is well maintained and secure and meets the needs of users and coordinating the use of and needs of users within the space.
Minimum level of formal education required: Completion of a college diploma in Business Administration, Communications or related area or two years recent experience (defined as within the last three years) working at York University performing the same or similar tasks. This education equivalency is in addition to the experiential requirements outlined below.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience required: 2 years recent related experience in an academic or entrepreneurial support service environment. Basic understanding of entrepreneurship preferred.
Skill required: Demonstrated skill/ability in the following areas: Strong written and oral communications skills to elicit information and provide accurate information clearly and concisely. Able to work effectively both independently and as a member of a team. Exercises initiatives and good judgement and maintains confidentiality. Attends accurately to detail. Works calmly and effectively under pressure of frequent interruptions. Good organizational skills including setting priorities and meeting deadlines. Deal courteously, tactfully and effectively with people. Intermediate word processing in MS Word and MS Excel. Familiarity with computerized scheduling programs.
Please note: This position requires the candidate to produce a verification of degree(s), credentials(s), or equivalencies from accredited institutions and/or international equivalents at the time of interview.
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If not filled by an employee in the YUSA-1 bargaining unit, employees in the YUSA-2 bargaining unit who have applied within the first 5 days from the 'Posted Date' will be given preference.
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PLEASE NOTE: All applications must be received by 11:55 pm EST on the posted deadline date, if applicable.