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The Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, helps innovators transition from science projects to high-growth companies. CDL deals with some of the world’s top, early-stage, high technology ventures. The nine-month program – structured around five summit-type meetings – pairs start-up founders with experienced entrepreneurs and investors who set focused, measurable objectives to achieve over fixed timelines. The Executive Assistant provides comprehensive administrative support to the Executive Director, Creative Destruction Lab working with minimal direction and oversight.
The incumbent has a comprehensive, thorough understanding of CDL at all times and provides a coordinated point of contact for the internal and external stakeholders of CDL. The incumbent oversees day-to-day operational needs of CDL; develops and maintains office administrative procedures, and also provides administrative support, on an as needed basis, to other CDL staff members. The Executive Assistant is responsible for the effective and efficient delivery of administrative support services to the Executive Director.
This administrative support includes the management of frequent changing appointment and travel schedules; preparation of presentation materials and meeting notes; liaising in a professional manner with faculty, staff and external partners and contacts; preparing business correspondence and handling phone calls; arrangement and planning of meetings and events and support in the tracking of budget expenditures and processing of invoices. The Executive Assistant is expected to be very proactive and customer service-oriented with strong interpersonal skills, sound judgment and decision-making skills.
The incumbent must keep abreast of the activities and priorities of the Executive Director, Creative Destruction Lab in order to knowledgeably provide support in the resolution of issues and bring closure on all action items. The incumbent is the liaison and key point person for internal staff and faculty and external contacts coordinating access to the Executive Director based on a thorough understanding of the priorities and the needs of internal and external clients.
Closing Date: 09/14/2022, 11:59PM ET
Employee Group: Salaried
Appointment Type: Budget – Continuing
Pay Scale Group & Hiring Zone: USW Pay Band 12 — $71,842 with an annual step progression to a maximum of $91,875. Pay scale and job class assignment is subject to determination pursuant to the Job Evaluation/Pay Equity Maintenance Protocol.
Job Category: Administrative / Managerial
Recruiter: Dane Williams
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