Director, Budget Administration and Institutional Planning


University of Toronto, Toronto, ON

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Job Description

The University of Toronto seeks a highly-effective leader for the position of Director, Budget Administration and Institutional Planning.

Under general and broad supervision of the Executive Director, Planning & Budget, the Director, Budget Administration and Institutional Planning provides leadership and direction for the overall administration of the University’s operating budget and is a key partner in the achievement of the department’s strategic goals and the University’s budgetary objectives. Working within a responsibility-centred budget environment at both a strategic and operational level, the Director works collaboratively with the Planning & Budget leadership team to develop the University’s operating budget and multi-year long range budget guidelines for recommendation to the President, the Provost, and Governing Council.

The ideal candidate has the capacity to develop an in-depth understanding of the University’s financial and human resources systems, academic and divisional priorities, as well as internal policies and procedures. The Director has strong oral and written communication skills, is highly analytical and detail-oriented, and guides staff in a manner that ensures effective administration and service delivery. The successful candidate has a degree from a recognized university, and senior administrative experience gained in an academic setting or equivalent. A professional accounting designation, project management certificate, or Master’s degree is preferred.

Established by royal charter in 1827, the University of Toronto is consistently ranked among the world’s top universities. The University encompasses 18 Faculties and Schools, more than 100 departments, and 170 research centres and institutes. Its teaching programs are delivered on the historic St. George campus in the heart of Toronto, on campuses in Mississauga and Scarborough, and in nine fully affiliated teaching hospitals. With approximately 20,000 faculty and staff, some 88,000 students, and an annual operating budget of $2.5 billion, the University contributes $15.7 billion to the Canadian economy each year. Additional information can be found on the University’s website:

How to Apply

Regularly named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers, the University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In accordance with the AODA Act, accommodation will be provided by both Odgers Berndtson and the University of Toronto throughout the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities.

Consideration of candidates will commence mid-November 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Nominations and/or applications should be submitted, in confidence, to Jason Murray at