Under the direction of the Director and working with the senior academic and administrative staff, the Fellowship Officer will support the strategic focus and mission of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies through the effective planning and administration of internal graduate student financial support. The Fellowship officer provides financial analysis and recommendations to the senior team and has responsibilities for finance, policies, procedures, and stewardship of internal graduate awards. He / she also acts as the key liaison and resource for the academic and administrative units in the Faculties for internal graduate awards, reconciling funds, ensuring compliance, and producing reports.
- Advises Faculties and departments on strategic use of funds to achieve the university’s strategic enrolment goals.
- Works with the Dean, Associate Deans, and other stakeholders to develop policies, options and technical implications for implementing various centrally-driven funding programs and allocation mechanisms.
- Creates financial models to project and assess implications of changes to allocation mechanisms and presents recommendations based on these models.
- Drafts strategic background and operational reports / position papers for academic and administrative leaders.
- Manages support staff and the daily operations for internal funding.
- Manages the logistics of the internal funding processes – setting internal deadlines, attending committee meetings, making decisions and announcements.
- Analyzes graduate student funding trends and statistics in collaboration with the University Planning & Institutional Analysis Office and prepares relevant reports.
Three (3) years' related experience
*Internal candidates: Please provide your McGill ID number when applying.*
Please submit your curriculum vitae and cover letter, clearly indicating the reference number:
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