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Administrative Assistant Job at University of Ottawa in Ottawa, ON

Job Description

Position Purpose



Assists with and performs a variety of tasks to support the administrative operations of a department, specific program or event, while ensuring compliance with applicable policies and procedures.

Essential Qualifications

Postsecondary education in administration and office technology, or an equivalent

combination of education and work experience

Minimum two (2) years of demonstrated experience in a similar role

Experience with computer systems and applications such as Windows, word processing

software, spreadsheets, databases, the internet and email

Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills

Experience interpreting, explaining and applying policies and regulations

Experience in bilingual administrative writing

Experience producing reports

Ability to produce high quality work under pressure while meeting strict deadlines

Initiative, self-reliance and good judgment

Strong organizational skills

Bilingualism – English and French (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.

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. 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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Company: University of Ottawa

Company Location:  Ottawa, ON

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