Assists the Research and Publications Officer in performing duties related to preparing publications for the Centre de recherche en civilisation canadienne-française (CRCCF). Handles the text editing of manuscripts (applies writing protocols), and the layout and page markup of publications, using appropriate hardware and software, in keeping with the priorities set by the Research and Publications Officer. Keeps the CRCCF publications list updated.
Postsecondary training in a relevant field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
At least one year’s experience in a similar role
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.
Knowledge of, and experience in, publishing and graphic design and in the steps involved in publication production (printing, layout, editing and photography)
Excellent knowledge pf various computer systems and software such as Windows, word processors, spreadsheets, databases, email, Internet and publishing software
Knowledge of writing protocols
Ability to type quickly and accurately
Ability to effectively and accurately handle multiple tasks simultaneously despite numerous interruptions
Excellent French-language writing skills
Organizational skills, including the ability to work well under pressure and meet firm deadlines
Aptitude for work requiring accuracy and attention to detail
Resourcefulness and independence
Attention to detail and excellent concentration
Bilingualism – French and English (spoken and written)
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.
This position is excluded from all union accreditation units. Priority will be given to regular non-unionized employees and to those who have an entitlement as defined by their collective agreement or university policies. Schedule with an average of 17.5 hrs/week. The published salary range is based on a 35-hour work week. Salary will be pro-rated. 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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