Oversee the day-to-day operations related to the administration of financial, human, physical and material resources of the sector with the objective of ensuring sound management and providing advice to upper management to support long-term strategic planning. Lead a team of employees whose role is to provide administrative support within these areas in order to ensure a productive and positive environment, and to provide leadership and guidance for more complex issues. May represent senior management on central committees whose mandates are related to the incumbent’s area of responsibility.
Advanced knowledge of administration, accounting, financial and human resources principles normally acquired through postsecondary studies in a related discipline or an equivalent combination education and work experience
Minimum 5 years of demonstrated experience in a similar role
Knowledge of computer systems and software including financial systems, spreadsheets, databases, Internet and e-mail
Experience in supervision
Experience participating in strategic planning
Experience in planning, analyzing and controlling budgets
Experience in analyzing reports
Experience in interpreting, explaining and applying policies and regulations
Experience working in a unionized environment and in interpreting collective agreements
Ability to produce high quality work under pressure while meeting strict deadlines
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Strong organizational skills
Bilingualism – French and English (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.
Temporary assignment or contract of 21 months, until January 31, 2023. Eligibility to benefits and union affiliation will be determined upon hiring. 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. To obtain a temporary assignment, internal candidates must receive approval from their immediate supervisor. 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).