Government Relations Officer

Government Relations Officer

York University is known for championing new ways of thinking that drive teaching and research excellence. Our 53,000 students receive the education they need to create big ideas that make an impact on the world. Meaningful and sometimes unexpected careers result from cross-discipline programming, innovative course design and diverse experiential learning opportunities. York students and graduates push limits, achieve goals and find solutions to the world’s most pressing social challenges, empowered by a strong community that opens minds. York U is an internationally recognized research university – our 11 faculties and 24 research centres have partnerships with 200+ leading universities worldwide.

We are currently recruiting for a Government Relations Officer to work in the Office of the President for this exciting opportunity.

In this role, you will be responsible for supporting the advancement of York University’s strategic government relations strategic plan by ensuring opportunities are developed and long-term relationships are cultivated and maintained between the University and its key stakeholders which support the university’s efforts to advance our institutional strategic priorities.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will possess:

A Bachelor’s degree is required (Public Administration or Political Science). A Master’s degree is preferred. In addition, the successful incumbent will possess 5-7 years of progressive experience in government relations, stakeholder management and the development of policy material either for engagement with Government or within Government.

To apply to this exciting opportunity or for full position details, qualifications and application procedures go to www.yorku.ca/jobs and refer to posting CPM-10868.

We offer comprehensive benefits and access to superb educational and recreational facilities. For more information on what York has to offer U please visit: http://hr.info.yorku.ca/benefits/

York University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University's employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and aboriginal persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code.  York University is committed to employment equity and diversity and a positive and supportive environment.

York University offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you are contacted by York University regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise if you require accommodation. Please note, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Alexandria Shannon

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