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Who we need

Reporting to the Teaching and Learning Vice President, the Communications Manager will lead and execute teaching and learning related internal and external communications initiatives, with an emphasis on the Learning Management (LMS) implementation and associated change management initiatives. The Communications Manager abides by centralized standards and guidelines set by the Marketing and Communications team, and uses approved technologies, systems and channels to develop and share accessible content. The Manager collaborates with units across the organization to ensure timely, accurate, and engaging internal communications. They provide thought leadership, and act as the lead writer and editor for key communications. They collaborate daily with key internal and external stakeholders, in alignment with our strategic imperatives for the Teaching & Learning portfolio. They will exemplify our core values, contributing to a working environment where all team members can be... their best selves, grow and thrive, to support our missions of teaching excellence and student success.

What you will do
• Draft and design teaching and learning related communications and reports for varied audiences, including Yorkville University and Toronto Film School faculty, staff, and students, as well as external audiences.
• Monitoring and maintaining the currency of content for T&L associated web pages, including, but not limited to CTEI, Artificial Intelligence, and Signature Learning Outcome pages.
• Collaborating with cross-functional colleagues in Marketing, Academics and Corporate Office, for all campuses and/or locations.
• Informing and guiding choices around communication content, channels, and frequency in support of LMS implementation and Teaching & Learning team initiatives and events.
• Seeking feedback from affected teams and T&L leadership and iterating communications as necessary.
• Developing communications plans for teaching- and learning-related initiatives.
• Contributing to a positive corporate culture that supports equity, inclusion, learning, and wellness.
• Applying and upholding brand, journalistic, and accessibility standards in all communications.

What you bring
• 5-8 years of experience in communications and/or marketing, including experience with internal communications, corporate communications, and digital content creation. Experience relevant to academic settings, particularly higher education, preferred.
• Bachelor's degree in a related discipline (or international equivalent).
• Strong understanding of design principles, typography, color theory, and layout techniques.
• Demonstrated knowledge and experience in journalistic standards, digital communication, and accessible communications best practices, in support of the strategic imperatives.
• Experience with various project management, content creation and design software, such as Adobe Premiere Pro, Asana, Photoshop, Canva, and Workshop.

What's in it for you

We provide a transformative, accessible and flexible higher education environment, our team shares a passion for learning, teaching, and growing. We nurture an inclusive, supportive, and diverse work environment throughout our three campus locations.
• Competitive Salary
• Fun, competitive, and challenging work environment
• Career growth

What does the best of all worlds mean at Yorkville University
• An atmosphere that successfully blends an entrepreneurial culture with education. We value innovation and continuously look towards expanding our programming, working with the latest research, tools, and solutions. As a private school with government approval of our offerings, we have the opportunity to do more, stay current, and be future-forward.
• The chance to accelerate your career and disrupt education by responding to the needs you see and purposefully challenging the status quo. Everything we do here is about delighting and engaging our employees - and ultimately our students- from mentorship to teaching, from creative outlets to analytical ones.
• A place where all individuals feel welcomed in the academic and workplace environments and can bring their authentic selves to the educational and work spheres. We celebrate the full range of human diversity, and we acknowledge that equal access to opportunities and services may require the removal of barriers that equity-seeking communities experience in trying to obtain this access.
• The opportunity to grow with access to free courses, certifications, and programs - right up to our Doctorate offerings.
• An appreciation for the insights and skills you bring to work with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits, including a wide breadth of wellness services, and a work-life balance.

Join us

We welcome and appreciate candidates with a range of backgrounds and experiences. If you have 70% of the qualifications we are looking for, express your interest now.

Diversity, equity and inclusion are a critical component of life at Yorkville Education Company and we are committed to making these values an integral part of our culture. We encourage applications from all qualified applicants, including women, persons with disabilities, Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC), people from the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Transsexual, Queer, Questioning, Two-Spirit, Intersex, Asexual + (LGBTQ2SIA+) community, and other equity-seeking groups.

Yorkville University is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act ('AODA'). If you require accommodation for disability, please notify our People Team at 1-866- 467-0661
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