Second posting - Administrative Officer
University of Ottawa
Ottawa, ON
Position Purpose

Plan and coordinate activities related to the administration of financial, human, physical and material resources of the sector in order to provide support and advice to managers and to ensure that the policies and procedures are well understood and properly implemented.

Essential Qualifications

Advanced knowledge of administration, accounting, financial and human resources principles normally acquired through postsecondary studies in a related discipline or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
Minimum 3 years of demonstrated experience in a similar role
Other Qualifications (can be customized for posting purposes)
Experience of computer systems and software including financial systems, spreadsheets, databases, Internet and e-mail
Experience in interpreting, explaining and applying policies and regulations
Experience working in a unionized environment and in interpreting collective agreements
Experience in preparing reports
Ability to produce high quality work under pressure while meeting strict deadlines
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Strong organizational skills
High level of discretion
Bilingualism – French and English (spoken and written)

Key Competencies

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.

Note

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.

Contract of approximately 12 months, with possibility of renewal. Eligibility to benefits and union affiliation will be determined upon hiring. All applications will be considered equally. 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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