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Posted on: March 2, 2020
Deadline: March 13, 2020
Grade: 10


Reporting to the Treasurer and Chief Investment Officer (CIO), the incumbent supports the daily activities and general office management within the Office of the Treasurer. He/she supervises both permanent and casual staff; is responsible for employee onboarding and acts as a resource person to the Treasurer and CIO, in addition to his direct reports

Primary responsibilities

  • Manage the daily administrative operations of the Office of the Treasurer; answer general inquiries and resolve questions and issues within established guidelines.
  • Schedule appointments, meetings and committee/ board meetings; prepare documents for distribution, draft notices, meeting agenda and notes/minutes for the office’s fiduciary and administrative committees.
  • Act as recording secretary to various committees that are accountable to the Treasurer and its portfolio heads.
  • Supervise permanent support and casual staff in the Office of the Treasurer.
  • Coordinate and provide administrative support in development projects, call / request for proposals (RFP) and handle logistics for special events, seminars, customized trainings including conference space reservations, catering and guest speakers.
  • Respond, process, refer inquiries, from external service providers, federal and provincial government bodies, financial rating agencies, consultants, faculty, administration and diverse organizations. Such liaison would include issues of sensitivity and high confidentiality.
  • Manage payroll deadlines, submit and approve timesheets; supervise and train casual support staff (including employee onboarding and offboarding).
  • Coordinate travel, accommodations, conference speaking engagements, executive board memberships, processing corporate expenses and purchasing.
  • Work closely with executive and senior management administrative assistants.
  • Prepare reports, presentations, spreadsheets, forms, correspondence, and contracts and follow-ups.
  • Oversee the office’s virtual library (the document storage and sharing site) to insure completeness and organization.
  • Prepare, translate (when required) and proofread presentations for the Treasurer and its portfolio heads.
  • Produce and review expenses reports, process invoices for payment and reimbursement.
  • Monitor departmental budgets.


  • Diploma of Collegial Studies (three year technical DEC) in a relevant field and four to seven years of relevant experience, with previous supervisory experience
  • Investment portfolio and pension fund administration knowledge desirable
  • Familiar with corporate risk management, capital budgets, and institutional financing is an asset.
  • Good knowledge (Level 4) of spoken and written English and French.
  • Good knowledge (Intermediate Level) of, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook; knowledge of Adobe Acrobat
  • Superior organizational skills, the ability to multitask; and to establish and follow priorities while maintaining flexibility
  • Proactivity, forward thinking, and results-driven
  • Strong communication, customer service, decision-making, interpersonal, leadership, planning and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate planning processes, collaborate with a large number of individuals, direct and manage projects within established deadlines and confined parameters
  • Ability to interpret simple situations and resolve conflicts with professionalism and discretion


$ 62,018.00- $ 71,919.00 per annum



Interested applicants must submit a curriculum vitae with a covering letter by March 13, 2020. 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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