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Stakeholder Engagement Coordinator & Policy Analyst


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As a member of Government & Community and Events team, the Stakeholder Engagement Coordinator and Policy Analyst promotes the University's vision, mission, values and goals. Reporting to the Chief of Government and Community Relations, the Stakeholder Engagement Coordinator and Policy Analyst is committed to working to advance the University's relationships with key stakeholders.

Bachelor degree. Preference for graduates with a degree in Political Science, Public Policy or Public Administration.

Minimum of 3 years' experience including public relations, issues management or political organizing in a multi-stakeholder environment.  Experience working in government (municipal, provincial or federal) is considered an asset. 

Specialized Knowledge:
- Solid understanding of government decision making processes at all levels of government
- Experience in managing sensitive or confidential issues
- Familiarity with post-secondary education sector
- Proficiency with MS Office applicationsSkills/Abilities/Competencies
- Solid problem-solving skills with the ability to provide practical and/or innovative solutions to complex issues
- Understanding of the importance of managing sensitive and confidential information
- Strong written and presentation skills, with the ability to explain technical information clearly and concisely
- Exceptional organizational skills
- Ability to plan, prioritize and execute multiple projects and initiatives within established timelines
- Ability to build and maintain collaborative working relationships with stakeholders
- Project management
- Must be a self-starter with excellent editing, writing and research skills.
- Must have a commitment to maintaining high standards of quality and ability to work with staff in a cordial and tactful manner.
- Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and technology and to work as part of a team.
- Strong team player, able to work collaboratively, take responsibility, and understand their role in building positive public perception of the organization.
- Knowledge of AODA and privacy legislation and other legislative requirements.
- Ability to interpret, implement and adhere to organizational policies and procedures.

Additional Notes:
Works in an open cubicle environment. Please note: This position requires the candidate to produce a verification of degree(s), credential(s) or equivalencies from accredited institutions and/or international equivalents at the time of interview.

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York implemented a revised CPM Compensation Framework in 2019. The Framework is a salary grid consisting of 6 or 8 steps (depending on job grade) which is reviewed annually with possible adjustments, and a lump sum Merit Incentive Award. Employees will receive the grid adjustment and depending on performance, eligible permanent employees may move to the next step of the grid and may receive a performance lump sum Merit Incentive Award.Visit the CPM Compensation page on the HR Website to find out more about York's CPM Compensation Program.


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