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UNIVERSITY SECRETARIAT

OFFICER, POLICIES AND GOVERNANCE (C4640)


Posted on: February 16, 2021
Deadline: March 1, 2021
Grade: N/A
Campus: SGW

Note

This posting represents a three-year full-time contract position.

Scope

Reporting to the Associate Secretary-General, the incumbent is responsible for proactively overseeing the development, management and maintenance of a reliable and consistent system of controls to safeguard the University.

Primary responsibilities

  • Participate in policy development and review with relevant individuals/units as required; draft and review policies, consult with relevant stakeholders throughout the policy development, review and approval process and ensuring consistency with policy framework.
  • Advice the University community on the policy development, review and approval process.
  • Modernize and ensure University policy website is accurate and current; enhance effectiveness of policy-related communications initiatives and information in collaboration with University Communications Services.
  • Document policy developments and reviews and update relevant documents related to the maintenance as well as the development, review and approval of policies, such as the policy template and style guide, the process flowchart, and the policy register.
  • Conduct an ongoing review of University policies; identify areas and issues to explore; evaluate effects of existing policies; identify redundant policies, simplify, update and cross-referencing current policies.
  • Research trends and issues related to existing and new areas of policy development and analysis; consult with like organizations on policy related issues; review and monitor regulatory requirements for compliance.
  • Assist in presentations to appropriate management of proposed new/revised policies.
  • Take official Minutes at Senate, Board of Governors and Board-related meetings.
  • Review governance-related documentation and report.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in related field and over seven years of work related experience.
  • Degree in Law is desirable.
  • Knowledge of the University environment or other para-public setting is desirable.
  • Very good knowledge (Level 5) of spoken and written English and French to provide and interpret detailed information and handle complex situations in both languages.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word and Outlook.
  • Excellent analytical skills; detail oriented.
  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills, along with proven leadership abilities.
  • Strong ability to maintain a high degree of professionalism and discretion.
  • Strong organizational, planning and time management skills with ability to anticipate departmental needs.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently and as member of a team.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects effectively.

Salary

$88,801 - $102,986 per annum

Union/Association

N/A

Interested applicants must submit a curriculum vitae with a covering letter by March 1, 2021. Please click on the How to Apply button below for further instructions.

IMPORTANT: The language and computer skills of short-listed candidates will be tested.

Concordia University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal Peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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