Plans and organizes events related to CO-OP and Careers team activities. Implements and produces, from design to after-action report, events for employers and uOttawa students, graduates, and alumni. These events aim to inform students, graduates, and alumni about employment opportunities and to encourage employers to recruit them.
College diploma in event management or equivalent experience
Three-to-five years’ experience in event management
Knowledge of event management and project management concepts
Knowledge of needs analyses, goal setting and performance indicators, as well as purchasing, negotiation, logistics and coordination methods
Experience in marketing, public relations, and networking
Communication and interpersonal skills
Skills and experience in customer service
Ability to work well under pressure, meet strict deadlines, and quickly solve problems
Good organizational skills and ability to multitask effectively
Initiative and ability to work well without supervision
Ability to work in a team environment
In-depth knowledge of the job market and employment, normally acquired through postsecondary studies
Experience in using computers and software (GANTT charts, word processors, customer relations management (CRM) systems, databases, spreadsheets, email, internet browsers, etc.)
Experience in delivering presentations and in writing administrative documents
Bilingualism – French and English (spoken and written)
Availability to work on a flexible schedule
Key competencies required at the University of Ottawa:
Planning: Organize in time a series of actions or events in order to achieve an objective or a project. Plan and organize own work and priorities in regular daily activities.
Initiative: Demonstrate creativity and initiative to suggest improvements and encourage positive results. Be proactive and self-starting. Show availability and willingness to go above and beyond expectations whenever possible.
Service Excellence: Reflect a positive attitude, demonstrate competence and professionalism, treat members of the community with respect, exercise care, devote full attention and find solutions. (Visit the section "Useful links" on the home page to read the detailed definition).
Teamwork and Cooperation: Cooperate and work well with other members of the team to reach common goal. Accept and give constructive feedback. Adjust own behaviour to reach team goals.
All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require.
Applications from employees belonging to the bargaining unit SSUO will be considered first. Priority will be given to employees who have an entitlement as defined by their collective agreement or university policies. The University also accepts external applications; they will be selected in second place. Schedule with an average of 35hrs/week. Workshops offered by Leadership, Learning and Organizational Development that you have taken may be considered an asset if you apply for a position at the University. Don’t forget to list them on your CV. We thank all candidates for applying. We will only contact candidates selected for further consideration. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence. Remember to upload a copy of your diploma(s) or a certificate of merit as well as a current version of your CV into the My documents section of your career profile (please include the job ID number, i.e. J0000-0000, in the title of your document).