Manages all activities related to space planning and physical and material resource management for the entire faculty/department. Acts as the faculty/departmental resource person for matters pertaining to occupational health and safety, renovations, daily and preventative maintenance, and goods and services procurement.
University degree in a relevant field, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
Minimum five years of demonstrated experience in a similar role
Knowledge of space management principles
Knowledge of federal and provincial occupational health and safety laws and standards, and their application
Project management experience
Ability to understand plans, drawings and specifications for building or renovating spaces
Experience interpreting and explaining policies, procedures and bylaws
Ability to handle competing priorities and meet strict deadlines
Ability to determine and plan for physical and material resource requirements
Ability to negotiate and balance the requirements of a wide variety of groups and interests
Experience supervising teams
Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills
Experience in analysis and problem-solving
Experience using computer systems and software such as Windows, word processing software, spreadsheets, databases, the internet and email
Bilingualism – English and French (spoken and written)
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 racialized persons. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require.
Contract until January 31, 2021, 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. Requirements related to skills and experience are determined by the University of Ottawa, and all positions are subject to relevant laws, collective agreements, and regulations. Please note that we will only communicate with candidates who are chosen for a preselection test or for an interview. 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).