The University of Winnipeg Class Specification

Classification:  Administrative 5                                                                              Revision Date:  April 2005
Unit:  AESES
Hay Point Range:   551 - 640

CHARACTER OF THIS CLASSIFICATION LEVEL

In positions at this level, incumbents combine administrative and organizational responsibilities with specialized knowledge in a field of expertise and, at times, are responsible for a unit and representing it and the University.

Under administrative guidance, incumbents strive to achieve the goals and objectives of their units, with considerable independence.

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES WHICH ARE INTENDED TO ILLUSTRATE THE CHARACTERISTICS OF THIS CLASSIFICATION LEVEL AND SHOULD NOT BE INTERPRETED AS A DESCRIPTION OF ANY ONE INDIVIDUAL POSITION WITHIN THIS CLASSIFICATION LEVEL
  1. Develops, designs and carries out large-scale independent projects for an area to meet the needs and requirements of their unit, the University and the community
  2. Establishes, develops and monitors budgets, projections, authorizing expenditures and initiating changes as necessary
  3. Develops proposals and secures agreement to proceed as developed or makes recommendations for change
  4. Directs and develops other employees including recommending hiring, training, discipline, conducting performance reviews, assigning tasks, etc.
  5. Designs and administers tools (eg: questionnaires) used to create data which is analyzed and described in interim and final report formats to meet University, area, system and individual needs
  6. Teaches one or more courses in an academic program including developing and providing curriculum, assignments, grades and being accessible to students
  7. Keeps up to date in the field of specialization and related University and Government policies, practices and regulations
  8. Engages in publicity and community outreach through participation and speaking at workshops, seminars, conferences, boards, committees, and in developing materials and responses for the public and the media
  9. Maintains external contacts in order to identify potential areas for program development
  10. Plans and formulates policies and/or policy recommendations regarding future strategies, systems, projects, goals, marketing, programs, budgeting and/or staffing requirements
  11. In the absence of the Senior Administrator(s) of the unit, and when required, may be responsible for the activities of the entire unit
  12. Performs other related duties as assigned which may include a variety of administrative duties in support of the unit and its activities and projects
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

The minimum qualifications necessary for acceptable (satisfactory)  performance are:

Level of Formal Education and Experience

  • Undergraduate degree in a related discipline plus the equivalent of five years of directly related administrative experience including two years of supervisory experience
  • or
  • An acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience
Skills and Abilities
  • Highly developed oral, written, presentation and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, plan, organize, implement and evaluate projects, programs, systems, etc.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with various levels of internal and external contacts, in relation to projects, programs and the unit
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise
  • Ability to make independent decisions within policies and goals of the unit
Physical Requirements 
  • Capable of performing the duties as assigned