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Administrative Co-ordinator/Advisor for Undergraduate Studies

Department: Biology Effective Date: June, 2012


35 hr/wk

Reports to: Administrative Officer

General Accountability

This position is accountable to the Administrative Officer as well as the Associate Chair – Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Biology.

Nature and Scope

As a member of the support staff in the Undergraduate Office, the incumbent is expected to perform the duties of the position within established policies and procedures and according to an established calendar of events, under minimal supervision, but will receive instructions from Associate Chair as well as the Administrative Officer.

Significant internal and external relationships for this position include:

Statistical Data

The Department of Biology has 40 faculty members, 3 instructors, 12 undergraduate officers, 4 CRC Chairs, and 25 postdoctoral fellows/research associates. The Department offers programs in Honours Biology, Honours Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, and Biomedical Sciences. There are 13 technical support staff and 6 administrative support staff.  The Department teaches courses to approximately 6500 undergraduate students each term and graduate enrolment is approximately 120 students.  The departmental operating budget is approximately six million dollars and total research income exceeds five million dollars.  The department has a TA budget of approximately eight hundred and fifty thousand dollars and hires approximately 100-150 TA’s per term.

Specific Accountabilities

Working Conditions