The Administrative Associate (AA) reports to the Managing Director. The AA assists the Managing Director and the two Co-Directors with administration, accounts management and budgeting, events management, and communications for the Waterloo Artificial Intelligence Institute (WAII). The AA plays a key role within the WAII structure and is generally the first point of contact. Further, the AA position is designed to bridge and maintain working relationships across campus, notably with WAII faculty members, the Office of Research, and Finance. The incumbent will continually develop and maintain a database to track contacts and funding for past, present and potential WAII research partners. Careful management of the finances of WAII, its relationship with faculty and staff involved in its research programs, oversight of its other research and education activities, and liaison with internal and external agencies and partners will ensure WAII’s continued, successful operation.
This role is contingent on funding.
Budget and Accounts Management