Plans, coordinates, and facilitates the research and training activities of the Centre for Indigenous Community Infrastructure, including indigenous community engagement, project identification and procurement, and expert support for research and training projects. Translates strategies into program plans and deliverables in order to meet program objectives while promoting service excellence. Provides support to event planning and general administration for the Centre.
Bachelor’s degree in a field related to the core business of the program
Five years of related experience in program or project management
Experience in working with Indigenous communities and lived experience of Indigenous cultures
Degree in civil engineering or equivalent considered an asset
Experience in planning and managing budgets
Experience in interpreting performance metrics in support of evidence-based decision-making
Experience in working in a postsecondary institution or other complex organization is an asset
Skilled in the use of all Microsoft Office software
Skilled 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
Ability to collaborate with multiple stakeholders
Demonstrated success in working in a team setting
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Proven commitment to client satisfaction
Availability to occasionally work outside of normal office hours
Availability to occasionally travel outside 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 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 (part-time), with possibility of renewal. Eligibility to benefits will be determined upon hiring. This position is excluded from all union accreditation units. All applications will be considered equally. Schedule with an average of 24 hrs/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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