Assists the senior management team with research and operations, coordinating logistics for donor and fundraising activities and preparing progress reports. Plans, manages and coordinates philanthropic projects (including gifts of art) to meet donor needs and expectations while providing exceptional customer service.
Post secondary education in administration or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Three years’ fundraising, non-for-profit or related experience
Experience working in a post secondary environment
Experience in administration and project management
Exceptional planning and time management skills
Ability to synthesize information from various sources and create reports
Ability to deal with the public, senior officials and high profile clients
Sound judgement, with excellent listening, problem solving, priority setting and organizational skills
Knowledge of database, spreadsheet and word processing software, Windows, email and the internet, with the ability to analyze and manage data (knowledge of Raiser’s Edge an asset)
Maturity and professional discretion
Initiative and ability to collaborate with volunteers
Availability to work occasional evenings and weekends
Bilingualism — English/French (spoken and written, superior)
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.
REGULAR SSUO SECOND POSTING 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, as well as external applications, will be considered equally. This posting may appear simultaneously on external websites. 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).
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