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Faculty of Community Services

Dean’s Office mailing address
Faculty of Community Services
Ryerson University
350 Victoria St.
Toronto, Ontario
M5B 2K3

Dean’s Office location
Sally Horsfall Eaton Centre for Studies in Community Health, Room SHE-697
99 Gerrard St. East
Toronto, Ontario
M5B 1G7

Contact information
Phone 416-979-5000, ext. 5034
Fax 416-979-5384

What do you need help with?

General inquiries

Administrative Assistant    
Name: Julie Longman
Telephone:
416-979-5000, ext. 6197
Email: julie.longman@ryerson.ca

Key responsibilities:

  • First point of contact for the Dean’s Office
  • Manages the day-to-day operations of the Dean’s Office
  • Supports Associate Dean with Faculty level Student Appeals
  • Approves CUPE 1 offers for the schools
Academic administration

Academic Administrative Coordinator
Name: Karen Shamoon       
Telephone: 416-979-5000, ext. 7051
Email: karen.shamoon@ryerson.ca

Key responsibilities:

  • Senior administrative support to the Dean
  • Calendar appointment requests for meetings with the Dean
  • RFA appointment letter, sabbatical submission, applications and reports
  • RFA tenure and promotion
  • RFA and director search liaison
  • Career Boost hiring and supervision
Academic support and counselling

Learning strategists
Name:
Iram Khan
Email:
iram.khan@ryerson.ca
Name:
Chris Cachia
Email:
ccachia@ryerson.ca

Key responsibilities:

  • Customized in-class presentations
  • Individual appointments
  • Study skills workshops
  • Online seminars
  • Learning groups
  • Peer support programming

 

FCS Counsellor (in collaboration with the Centre for Student Development and Counselling)
Name:
Joanna Holt
Appointments:
416-979-5000 ext. 4814
Email: jholt@ryerson.ca

Key Responsibilities:

  • Consultations with staff and faculty regarding student mental health concerns
  • In-class presentations on stress management
  • When concerned about a student who may be in need of mental health support

 

Giving, alumni and donor inquiries

Development and Alumni Officer
Name: Claudia Hughes
Telephone: 416-979-5000, ext. 543505
Email: claudia.hughes@ryerson.ca

Key responsibilities:

  • Donor relations and stewardship
  • Alumni relations
  • Student awards

 


 

Director of Development
Name: Celeste Richards            
Telephone: 416-979-5000, ext. 7877
Email: crichards@ryerson.ca

Key responsibilities:

  • Development
  • Fundraising priorities
  • Donor relations and stewardship
Human resources

HR Client Services Advisor     
Name: Mirena Barbu
Telephone: 416-979-5000, ext. 4723
Email: mbarbu@ryerson.ca

Key responsibilities:

  • Employee records management
  • Leave administration (pregnancy, sabbatical, etc.)
  • Payroll, time and absence processing

For confirmation of employment letters and records of employment (ROEs), please call the HR client services line 416-979-5075 or ext. 5075 or email hr@ryerson.ca

 


 

Senior Human Resources Consultant
Name:
Ken Woo
Telephone: 416-979-5000, ext. 4900
Email: ken.woo@ryerson.ca

Key responsibilities:

  • Employee and labour relations
  • Recruitment and retention
  • Organizational design and development
  • Performance management
  • Conflict resolution

 


 

Total Compensation Specialist
Name:
Stephanie McConnell
Telephone: 416-979-5000, ext. 3885
Email: smcconnell@ryerson.ca

Key responsibilities:

  • Job evaluation plans
  • Job descriptions
  • Salary compensation
  • Department restructuring

 


 

HR Consulting Advisor
Name: Ryan Doyle
Telephone: 416-979-5000, ext. 6978
Email: rdoyle@ryerson.ca

Interprofessional Education

Academic Initiatives Coordinator
Name:
Sanne Kaas-Mason
Telephone:
416-979-5000, ext. 3089
Email:
skaasmason@ryerson.ca

Key responsibilities:

  • Interprofessional Education
  • Writing Skills Initiative
  • FCS Student Connect
Learning and teaching

Administrative Coordinator
Name: Sarah Bukhari
Telephone:
416-979-5000, ext. 4641
Email: sarah.bukhari@ryerson.ca

Key responsibilities:

  • Positioning for Success in Academia (faculty development)
  • University- and faculty-level awards
  • Research Insights (Knowledge Translation Portal)
  • Special initiatives and projects
  • Administrative support to the Associate Dean, Graduate Studies and FCS Teaching Chair

 


 

Learning Technology Liaison
Name:
David Arromba           
Telephone:
416-979-5000, ext. 4575
Email:
darromba@ryerson.ca

Key responsibilities:

  • Consulting, coaching, and technical support for faculty and staff interested in technology-enhanced learning and teaching
Marketing and creative services

Manager, Marketing & Communications
Name:
Alison Finney   
Telephone:
416-979-5000, ext. 7878
Email:
afinney@ryerson.ca

Key responsibilities:

  • Strategic marketing and communications guidance and planning
  • Undergraduate student awards
  • Student sponsorship for projects and events
  • Student travel grants for presenting at a conference and international and rural placements
  • Faculty-wide (non-SRC) event planning

 


 

Marketing Officer
Name:
Heather Emrich
Telephone: 416-979-5000, ext. 6642
Email: hemrich@ryerson.ca

Key responsibilities:

  • Enhances Ryerson and the faculty's reputation through marketing, advertising and communication materials
  • Ensures a consistent look, feel and tone across faculty and program marketing channels
Operations

Director, Finance, Administrator and Planning
Name: Yingli Zhang
Telephone: 416-979-5000, ext. 4596
Email: y1zhang@ryerson.ca

Key responsibilities:

  • Operational strategic planning
  • Financial resources management and reporting
  • Non-academic program administration
  • Collective Agreement management
  • Physical and IT resources management

 


 

Director: Outreach, Community Engagement and Partnership Development
Name: Kim Bailey
Telephone: 416-979-5000, ext. 543509
Email: kim.bailey@ryerson.ca

Key responsibilities:

  • Community development and outreach
  • Harm reduction
  • Population health
  • Strategic leadership

 


 

Manager, Experiential Learning Strategy
Name: Nadia Bello
Telephone: 416-979-5000, ext. 4810
Email: nbello@ryerson.ca

Key responsibilities:

  • Strategic risk management, support, development, and implementation for experiential learning opportunities within FCS-affiliated schools
  • Organization development services for FCS staff and faculty groups

 


 

Administrative and Financial Analyst
Name: Jane Lu
Telephone: 416-979-5000, ext. 3058
Email: jane.lu18@ryerson.ca
Key responsibilities:

  • Budget support
  • Analytical support for faculty workload
  • Analysis and internal reporting on administrative matters
  • Training support to administrative staff on Teaching Assignment Integration (TAI) and CUPE 1 administration
  • Liaison on faculty workload, scheduling, TAI and CUPE administration
Research

Administrative Coordinator
Name: Sarah Bukhari
Telephone:
416-979-5000, ext. 4641
Email: sarah.bukhari@ryerson.ca

Key responsibilities:

  • Positioning for Success in Academia (faculty development)
  • University- and faculty-level awards
  • Research Insights (Knowledge Translation Portal)
  • Special initiatives and projects
  • Administrative support to the Associate Dean, Graduate Studies and FCS Teaching Chair

 

Research Accounts Support Officer

Name: Linda Ling
Telephone:
416-979-5000, ext. 4598
Email:
lindaling@ryerson.ca

Key responsibilities:

  • Financial administrative support for research grants
  • Support for budget and proposal development for external grants

 


 

Research Accounts Support Officer

Name: Stacey Park
Email: 
stacey.park@ryerson.ca

Key responsibilities:

  • Financial administrative support for research grants
  • Support for budget and proposal development for external grants
Student awards and grants

Manager, Marketing & Communications 
Name:
Alison Finney   
Telephone:
416-979-5000, ext. 7878
Email:
afinney@ryerson.ca

Key responsibilities:

  • Undergraduate student awards
  • Student sponsorship for projects and events
  • Student travel grants for presenting at a conference and international and rural placements
  • Faculty-wide (non-SRC) event planning
  • Strategic marketing and communications guidance and planning
Writing Skills Initiative

Academic Initiatives Coordinator
Name:
Sanne Kaas-Mason
Telephone:
416-979-5000, ext. 3089
Email:
skaasmason@ryerson.ca

Key responsibilities:

  • Interprofessional Education (IPE)
  • Writing Skills Initiative (WSI)
  • FCS Student Connect

Dean's Office hours

  • Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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