General Manager



General Manager

Employment Type:



per year

Job Description:

We're looking for a candidate to this position in an exciting company.

  • Ensures that the GSA-UW President and student leadership are equipped with corporate knowledge, training, and advice to lead effectively
  • Leads the regularly occurring transitions in student leadership teams
  • Ensures that GSA-UW staff are recruited, trained, supervised, and coordinated effectively
  • Manages human resources and personnel processes (e.g., payroll, hiring, termination, performance appraisals) for all members of the GSA-UW
  • Provides ongoing coaching and feedback for staff
  • Other responsibilities, as determined by the GSA President
  • Provides guidance to the GSA-UW President and student leadership team on the delivery of GSAUW services and initiatives
  • Develops, in conjunction with the GSA-UW President, annual budgets for the GSA-UW
  • Serves as the treasurer of the GSA-UW
  • University degree in business or a related field
  • Equivalent combination of education and/or experience will be considered
  • At least 5 years managerial experience
  • Experience in advocacy and negotiation are assets
  • Experience managing performance of staff including coaching, delivering feedback, and conducting formal performance reviews
  • Experience in strategic planning, including outlining strategic priorities and monitoring progress
  • Experience managing finances including budgeting, financial reporting, and financial reconciliation
  • Experience developing organizational policies to support operational objectives and goals
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Electronic workplace skills (e.g., Microsoft Office, Presentation Software, Graphics software, SharePoint, Zoom, SharePoint, Google Drive, etc.)
  • Website skills (e.g., WordPress, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of preparing reports and summaries of statistical data
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic team environment
Company Info
University of Waterloo

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