Sheridan College Project Coordinator (1 Year Contract)Remote

Oakville, Ontario

As part of the Research Office team, the Project Coordinator will provide project coordination support for the NSERC Applied Research and Technology Partnership (ARTP) grants, primarily “Accelerating Innovations in Advanced Health Technologies”, and other research grants/contracts. 

What You’ll be Doing

  • Coordinating grant agreements, milestones, budgets, expenses, reporting and other administrative requirements;
  • Processing grant expenses;
  • Leading the launch and coordination of an internal funding competition, and administrative oversight of funded projects, in collaboration with the Manager and the Research Development Lead;
  • Developing project plans, leading project meetings, preparing written reports and briefings, and delivering presentations on a range of project outcomes, in collaboration with the Manager and the Research Development Lead;
  • Providing administrative support to research leads and students, and liaising with project partners;
  • Monitoring student recruitment, training and learning outcomes;
  • Monitoring and disseminating research funding opportunities (i.e. maintaining information via SharePoint);
  • Collecting relevant metrics for a set of applied research projects;
  • Performing other related duties as assigned. 

About You

You have the skills and knowledge to work with an increasingly diverse student and staff population as well as a proven commitment to anti-oppression, equity, and inclusion. 

You have excellent oral and written communication skills, with report writing experience.

You demonstrate excellent judgementinitiative and creative problem-solving skills.

You have a highly collaborative spirit and interpersonal skills with the ability to work with others to support establishing and achieving collective goals.

The successful candidate will also meet the following requirements: 

  • Posses a 3-year diploma or degree, in project management or a science/technology-based discipline, or related field.
  • Minimum of 2-years experience in project management, research, or related field (Equivalency will be considered).
  • Proven track record in project management that demonstrates an ability to balance different tasks and prioritize multiple projects while staying organized.
  • Ability to apply an interdisciplinary approach to applied research.
  • Experience supporting strategy meetings with industry partners and other related project stakeholders (e.g. faculty members, students etc.).
  • Knowledge of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion concepts and best practices. 

Who We Are:

Every member of the Sheridan community is passionate about the transformational role we play in people’s lives. Our strategic plan, Sheridan 2024: Galvanizing Education for a Complex World (, charts a path towards a new ground-breaking model of higher education that reshapes post-secondary education and better prepares students for the future. We are committed to demonstrably advancing equity, diversity and inclusivity.  Diversity is our strength and fuels our commitment to excellence.  Across our campuses, we’re making meaningful strides towards developing an equitable and inclusive community.

Other Details
Faculty/Department: Research
Campus Location: Trafalgar (may be assigned activities at any Sheridan campus) once normal campus operations resume. This position is currently working remotely. 
Reference #: J0522-0291
Employee Group: Project of Non-Recurring Kind
Payband: NH
Hiring Range: $27.93 – $29.68
Hours/Week: 37.5
Application Details: This is a temporary position that may continue up to May 2023.
Application Deadline: May 26th, 2022

Sheridan is deeply committed to implementing the Calls to Action framed by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. We acknowledge that we live and work on the traditional territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nations, Anishinaabe Nation, Huron-Wendat and the Haudenosaunee Confederacy. Sheridan is situated on these lands, and it is our collective responsibility to honour and respect those who have gone before us, those who are here, and those who have yet to come. We are grateful for the opportunity to be working on this land.

Sheridan values the diverse and intersectional identities of its students, faculty, and staff. Sheridan regards equity and diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to accessibility for all employees. Sheridan seeks applicants who embrace our values of equity, anti-racism, and inclusion. As such, we encourage applications from qualified candidates who have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including those who identify as First Nations, Métis and/or Inuit/Inuk, Black, members of racialized communities, persons with disabilities, women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.

Sheridan is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. If you have any application, interview, or workplace accommodation requests, please contact Human Resources.

You may be asked to provide copies of your educational credentials at the time of interview. Upon hire, we require official confirmation of educational credentials and Canadian equivalency assessments, if applicable.
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