Academic Planning Project Manager (1-year contract, full-time)

 Posted: Thursday, July 22, 2021 | Administrative and Staff Positions

Tyndale is a Christian university that prepares leaders for work in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors, ministry and the global mission of the church. Tyndale offers fully accredited programs in a wide range of disciplines at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Currently, there are over 1,600 students representing over 40 denominations and 60 ethnic backgrounds and over 13,000 alumni. Founded in 1894, Tyndale is located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Position Description

This is a defined-term contract position designed to assist the Office of the Provost in the preparation and implementation of new degree programs as part of Tyndale University’s academic plan.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Project management for the development of a 5-Year academic plan to deliver new degree programs at Tyndale University
  • Collecting data and conducting feasibility studies to assist with the development of new degree programs
  • Liaison with the following Tyndale departments/offices: Deans, Faculty, Registrar, Admissions & Open Learning Centre
  • Drafting policy and proposals

Position Qualifications


Graduate degree. Doctoral degree would be an asset.


6-7 years of educational administration and/or outcome-based curriculum development and/or teaching experience. Experience at developing and implementing programs and proposals. Familiarity with the culture of Universities, Seminaries and/or similar higher-education institutions, will be an asset for this role.

Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated skills in writing, editing, reports and proposals
  • An understanding of and commitment to service-oriented curriculum development within the context of a university Dean’s Offices.
  • High organizational capacity, together with the ability to work efficiently to short-term deadlines and handle moderately complex data.
  • Fluent in academic policy writing and the preparation of new program proposals.
  • Comfortable with the Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Teams and/or Zoom.

Personal Characteristics

  • Highly self-motivated, able to work under direction and use initiative.
  • Professional, adaptable, strong work ethic, positive and friendly, adept at relating to a range of Tyndale employees (administration, faculty and staff).
  • A commitment to Tyndale’s mission, values, Statement of Faith and Community Standards.

Physical and Mental Demands

  • General office environment and equipment.
  • Range from low to moderate levels of stress depending on challenging circumstances, people, timelines, assignments.

Duties and responsibilities that do not constitute a major change may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of the supervisor either orally or in writing.

How to Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter to employment [at] tyndale [dot] ca. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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For general employment information send your resumé to:

Tyndale University, Human Resources
3377 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario. M2M 3S4
1-416-226-6620 ext 2103 fax: 1-416-226-6746
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