Responsible for the daily operational activities of University of Ottawa annual campaign solicitation programs. Ensures that the student call center projects a professional image of the University externally while maximizing fundraising revenues.
Undergraduate degree in communication or management, or an acceptable combination of education and experience
Knowledge of basic accounting principles and Canada Revenue Agency guidelines
Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in a similar role in a large organization (preferably in a fundraising or university environment)
Strong communication, organizational and project management skills
Ability to multitask and meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Exceptional proofreading skills and attention to detail
Ability to set priorities and to use own initiative to complete tasks
Excellent interpersonal and analytical skills, tact, diplomacy, discretion, and sound judgment
Ability to interact with a variety of internal and external stakeholders, including the general public, donors, volunteers, faculty and staff members.
Knowledge of Office Suite software and common computer applications is essential. A working knowledge of Campus Call Server and understanding of Raiser’s Edge are considered assets
Proven ability to communicate well, orally and in writing, in both French and English
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 members of visible minorities. 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 24 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. 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).