Manager, Advancement IT & Systems
TMG Position at McMaster University
Salary Band: TMG Band K
Salary Range: $73,967.00 - $110,951.00 (annually)
University Advancement (UA) at McMaster University is an integrated department that encompasses the areas of Communications, Marketing and Public Affairs (CMPA), Development, Alumni Engagement, Stewardship, and Advancement Services & Operations, and works collaboratively with McMaster's Faculties and units. These areas coordinate their activities and work as a team to build relationships, reputation and resources on behalf of the University.
The Advancement Services & Operations (AS&O) team manages a variety of functions on behalf of UA: human resources, finance/budgeting, gift processing and biographical records, IT/data/analytics/systems and the Office of the Vice-President.
This position is part of the AS&O team, under the IT/data/analytics/systems function, and helps to serve our broader UA stakeholders in these areas.
Reporting to the Director, Advancement Services & Operations (or as delegated to the Associate Director), this individual is responsible for contributing to the development, enhancement and evaluation of IT infrastructure, software and systems within University Advancement (UA). This role will work closely with all of UA's various teams to ensure current and future IT needs are met. The Manager will assess and analyze tools to provide recommendations for system usage, security and reporting, establish end-user request intake and release management protocols, and establish and coordinate user training programs and materials.
This position is responsible for making a positive commitment to UA's mission, vision, and our values: Integrity, Quality, Respect, Service, Strategy and Teamwork.
At McMaster we believe in the ongoing cultivation of human potential, leveraging the diverse talents of our employees and recognizing that everyone has the opportunity to be a leader in their own role. McMaster's core leadership capabilities are designed to nurture employee engagement through best people practices. All leaders will demonstrate these leadership capabilities:
Takes a Strategic Approach
Promotes McMaster culture and values
Understands global trends and impact
Anticipates challenges, risks and outcomes
Gathers key information and resources
Enables strategic plans through role
Communicates and Collaborates
Identifies opportunities to collaborate with others
Generates trust and an inclusive environment
Listens with insight and respect
Leverages internal and community networks
Provides meaningful recognition
Advances the University strategy
Delivers with integrity
Balances priorities to achieve success
Accepts responsibility and accountability for
Takes prudent risks which enable innovation
Operates with fiscal responsibility
Champions Change and Innovation
Acts as a positive change agent
Illustrates resilience and adaptability
Is bold in championing innovations
Identifies and fosters opportunities for continuous
Seeks and utilizes feedback
Engages in personal, team and leader development
Celebrates and promotes diversity
Actions learning to enhance value of work
Inspires others using a coach approach
Provides balanced and timely feedback
Invests in Relationships
Enhances the university brand, reputation and financial success
Builds relationships using a service model approach
Creates positive student, employee and partner experiences
Participates actively in community engagement
Demonstrates creativity in resolving issues
If you have any specific inquires about this position prior to applying, please contact Jeff Chuchman, Associate Director, Advancement Services and Operations at email@example.com.
Employment Equity Statement
McMaster University is located on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Mississauga Nations and within the lands protected by the "Dish With One Spoon" wampum agreement.
The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence. In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of respect, collaboration and diversity, and has a strong commitment to employment equity.
The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity and inclusion, who will contribute to the diversification of ideas and perspectives, and especially welcomes applications from indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) peoples, members of racialized communities, persons with disabilities, women, and persons who identify as 2SLGBTQ+.
As part of McMaster's commitment, all applicants are invited to complete a confidential Applicant Diversity Survey through the online application submission process. The Survey questionnaire requests voluntary self-identification in relation to equity-seeking groups that have historically faced and continue to face barriers in employment. Please refer to the Applicant Diversity Survey - Statement of Collection for additional information.
Job applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the hiring process should contact:
to communicate accommodation needs.
Vaccine Policy Statement
The University is committed to providing and maintaining healthy and safe working and learning environments for all workers, students, volunteers and visitors. Effective October 18, 2021, all McMaster community members, including employees, accessing a McMaster campus or facility in person are required to be fully vaccinated or to have received an exemption from the University for a valid human rights ground. This is a term and condition of employment. As defined by the provincial government, people are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series. Vaccines approved by Health Canada or the World Health Organization will be recognized. The University will continue to follow the guidance of public health organizations to define fully vaccinated.
Effective September 7 through to October 18, those employees who are not fully vaccinated will participate in rapid testing twice per week, pending assessment of a human rights exemption or being fully vaccinated. Processes for confidentially disclosing vaccination status, completing testing, and review of human rights exemptions have been developed and you will be advised further upon hire.
The vaccination requirement has been adopted as part of the University's efforts to keep our community safe, and based on the evidence which is demonstrating that vaccination is one of the most significant measures that can be taken to protect student, staff, faculty and community members. Further information is available at the following link: https://covid19.mcmaster.ca/campus-health-safety/#tab-content-vaccination. More information on the University's Health and Safety framework is available online at https://hr.mcmaster.ca/resources/covid19/.
Questions regarding the above requirements or any accommodation requests through the recruitment process can be directed to your human resources contact.
How to Apply
To apply for this job, please submit your application online to ">https://hr.mcmaster.ca/careers/current-opportunities/ and search for job opening ID 42027.