This job offer is closed.

About Us :

The same philosophy of personal attention that distinguishes Yorkville Education Company as a leading provider of post-secondary education makes us an exceptional place to work. We are a progressive and modern institution, responding to the needs of current and future students and implementing the best technology solutions to empower our work. We prioritize diversity, open doors to those often overlooked, welcome new Canadians, and provide pathways to successful careers.

Yorkville Education Company (which manages both Yorkville University and the Toronto Film School) began with a simple idea in 2004: offer flexible, rigorous, and career-focused degrees on campus and online to people who are on a purposeful path. With campuses in Ontario, British Columbia and New Brunswick, we equip our graduates with the professional knowledge, skills and designations that employers value.

Focused on providing a transformative, accessible and flexible higher education environment, our teams, from the President to the newest staff member, share a passion for learning, teaching, and growing as individuals and as teams. We nurture an inclusive, supportive, and genuinely kind work environment at our three campus locations.

If you want to shine a light on academic excellence, be empowered to make an impact on the transformation of the Canadian post-secondary education landscape, and work collaboratively beyond levels, join us.

Who we need:

This Administrative role will support Toronto Film School senior leaders. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing a comprehensive range of administrative, clerical, and organizational support to the Chief Operating Officer, Vice President Academic and President. This position requires the ability to anticipate needs, think critically, work independently, and offer solutions to problems with professionalism, resourcefulness, and confidentiality. What you will do:

  • Support Senior Leaders with upcoming commitments and responsibilities, following up appropriately; anticipate needs in advance of meetings, conferences, etc.
  • Undertake a broad range of administrative tasks: design and produce documents, reports, and presentations; proofread and edit documents; collect and prepare information for meetings; compose and prepare correspondence; maintain orderly files/archives of all essential documents.
  • Effectively manage schedule and calendar details, prioritize open action items and pro-actively resolve scheduling conflicts. This includes organizing and coordinating meetings, including virtual and phone meetings, managing, and tracking invitations, coordinating agendas, and facilitating communication.
  • Manage incoming correspondence by redirecting and responding as required.
  • Provide administrative support for purchasing and expenses.
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism and confidentiality in all activities.
  • What you bring:
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in an Administrative Assistant or similar role.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize tasks and projects with a sense of urgency and sound judgement.
  • Creative problem solving and resourcefulness.
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • High degree of professionalism in dealing with diverse groups of people, including senior executives, staff, faculty, and external partners.
  • Able to maintain a high level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships with all stakeholders.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Undergraduate degree.
  • What's in it for you:

We provide a transformative, accessible and flexible higher education environment, our team shares a passion for learning, teaching, and growing. We nurture an inclusive, supportive, and diverse work environment throughout our three campus locations.

  • Health Benefits
  • Dental Coverage
  • Retirement Savings Plan
  • Competitive Salary
  • Fun, competitive, and challenging work environment
  • Guaranteed salary plus commission
  • Incentives and rewards
  • Career growth
  • Free Tuition for all Yorkville University Programs
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • What does the best of all worlds mean at Yorkville University:
  • An atmosphere that successfully blends an entrepreneurial culture with education. We value innovation and continuously look towards expanding our programming, working with the latest research, tools, and solutions. As a private school with government approval of our offerings, we have the opportunity to do more, stay current, and be future-forward.
  • The chance to accelerate your career and disrupt education by responding to the needs you see and purposefully challenging the status quo. Everything we do here is about delighting and engaging our employees - and ultimately our students- from mentorship to teaching, from creative outlets to analytical ones.
  • A place where all individuals feel welcomed in the academic and workplace environments and can bring their authentic selves to the educational and work spheres. We celebrate the full range of human diversity, and we acknowledge that equal access to opportunities and services may require the removal of barriers that equity-seeking communities experience in trying to obtain this access.
  • The opportunity to grow with access to free courses, certifications, and programs - right up to our Doctorate offerings.
  • An appreciation for the insights and skills you bring to work with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits, including a wide breadth of wellness services, and a work-life balance.
  • Join us:

We welcome and appreciate candidates with a range of backgrounds and experiences. If you have 70% of the qualifications we are looking for, express your interest now.

Diversity, equity and inclusion are a critical component of life at Yorkville Education Company and we are committed to making these values an integral part of our culture. We encourage applications from all qualified applicants, including women, persons with disabilities, Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC), people from the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Transsexual, Queer, Questioning, Two-Spirit, Intersex, Asexual

  • (LGBTQ2SIA+) community, and other equity-seeking groups.

Yorkville University is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act ('AODA'). If you require accommodation for disability, please notify our People Team at 1-866- 467-0661.

More from the employer