Responsible for executing logistical activities related to the delivery of programs within a faculty, service or research environment, including but not limited to courses, workshops, training and events, while ensuring smooth and efficient operations and an exceptional client experience. Coordinates elements of physical and material resources, including arrangements with third-party providers and other uOttawa services. Performs routine financial transactions, routine communications and other administrative support functions related to program delivery. May be required to execute logistical activities for special projects within the scope of the overall program.
Post-secondary education in administration, or an acceptable combination of education and experience
Minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience in administrative coordination
Demonstrated experience in client service
Experience working in a postsecondary institution or other complex organization is an asset
Skills in the use all Microsoft Office software
Skills in the use of web content management applications is an asset
Strong organizational abilities and consistent attention to detail in a fast-paced environment
Ability to produce high quality work in an environment with multiple strict deadlines
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Demonstrated success working in a team setting
Ability to occasionally work outside of normal office hours
Ability to occasionally travel outside of the region
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 12 months, with possibility of renewal. 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).