The University of Ottawa—A crossroads of cultures and ideas
The University of Ottawa is home to over 50,000 students, faculty and staff, who live, work and study in both French and English. Our campus is a crossroads of cultures and ideas, where bold minds come together to inspire game-changing ideas. We are one of Canada’s top 10 research universities—our professors and researchers explore new approaches to today’s challenges. One of a handful of Canadian universities ranked among the top 200 in the world, we attract exceptional thinkers and welcome diverse perspectives from across the globe. Our employees come together around the shared purpose of constant improvement, personal development, service excellence, teamwork and a passion for learning with a desire to make uOttawa and the world a better place. Everyone's contributions are valued, we all play a part in making uOttawa a world-class institution. Most importantly, we make it possible for you to achieve your full potential.? Because at uOttawa, you belong!
About the faculty/service: Faculty of Engineering
The Faculty of Engineering strives to provide a learning environment that promotes excellence and innovation, ethical practice and responsibility towards society. Our workplace will challenge, energize and motivate you to be your very best while providing opportunities for career growth and professional development. Our work makes a world of difference in the lives of our students, who will become the next generation of leaders and change makers of our society. Our dynamic community is dedicated to building innovations that will not only help the advancement of technology, but solutions that will revolutionize the industry. We look forward to making the future TOGETHER!
Oversee the admission process for programs under the incumbent’s responsibility by ensuring correct interpretation and application of practices, procedures and policies aimed at increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of the admission process and at meeting admission targets of the unit and the University.
What you will bring:
Thorough knowledge of postsecondary programs, academic regulations and university services, normally acquired through postsecondary training, or equivalent experience
Experience analyzing, managing and verifying academic records
Experience interpreting, explaining and applying academic regulations and procedures
Experience in an advising role and in customer service in an academic setting
Experience using computer systems (SIS/uoCampus, Talisma, Calculator, Document Manager, or similar systems) and applications and platforms such as Windows, word processing software, databases, spreadsheets, email and the Internet
Experience in administrative writing in both official languages
Strong skills in interpersonal communication, teamwork and problem solving
Experience working under pressure and prioritizing work to meet firm deadlines
Bilingualism – French and English (spoken and written)
Key Competencies at uOttawa:
Here are the required competencies for all or our employees at uOttawa:
Planning: Organize in time a series of actions or events in order to realise 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. Is proactive and self-starting. Show availability and willingness to go above and beyond whenever it is possible.
Client Service Orientation: Help or serve others to meet their needs. This implies anticipating and identifying the needs of internal and external clients and finding solutions on how to meet them.
Teamwork and Cooperation: Cooperate and work well with other members of the team to reach common goal(s). Accept and give constructive feedback. Able to adjust own behaviour to reach the goals of the team.