The Project Coordinator is responsible for coordinating a variety of recurring and special projects within the Student Service Centre, and in particular the Career Centre, primarily related to student and employer programs, and the ongoing quality of student engagement and experience. Under the leadership of the Manager of the Career Centre, the Project Coordinator plans, coordinates, and executes on all aspects of an assigned project, working in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders in support of the Telfer School of Management objective to optimize the student and employer experience.
Postsecondary education at the university or college level (in a management program considered an asset),
Three years related experience involving project or program management.
Knowledge of the University's policies, guidelines, and regulations regarding events.
Effective problem-solving, communication and presentation skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with a diverse clientele and ability to communicate with respect, tact and discretion.
Ability to work independently and in a team.
Excellent analytical, time management skills.
Ability to develop key performance indicators.
Ability to work outside normal working hours at peak times (have flexible hours)
Bilingualism – French and English (oral and written) essential
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.
Contract of approximately 12 months, with possibility of renewal. Eligibility to benefits and union affiliation will be determined upon hiring. All applications will be considered equally. 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).