University of Ottawa Academic Development and Retention Supervisor Contract in Ottawa, ON

University of Ottawa

Branch Ottawa ON CA

Academic Development and Retention Supervisor
Ottawa, ON

Show availability and willingness to go above and beyond whenever it is possible. Experience in project management and prioritization….

Supervises, coordinates and plans all activities related to services offered to students enrolled in the Faculty, from recruitment to graduation. Plans and carries out meetings with students to increase student success rates and retention in order to ensure student satisfaction.

Essential Qualifications
Thorough knowledge of high school, college and university programs (undergraduate and graduate) in terms of their structure, curricula and regulations
Knowledge of management principles normally acquired through university studies or equivalent experience
In-depth knowledge of Faculty and University regulations
Experience in project management and prioritization
Experience in analysing academic records and in interpreting, communicating and applying university regulations and procedures
Experience in solving problems
Experience in conducting research, and in analysing data and statistical reports
Experience in managing human resources, teams and conflicts
Experience in serving clients in an academic support setting
Ability to work under pressure and to organize team work to meet strict deadlines (strong organizational skills)
Highly skilled in using the University’s computer systems and the software needed to perform the duties of the position
Strong critical thinking and analytical skills
Strong interpersonal skills and leadership skills
Bilingualism – French and English (spoken and written); to be considered for this position, candidates must be rated at the Low Advanced proficiency level for both oral comprehension and reading comprehension in their second official language. The rating is determined by a proficiency test designed by the Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute.

Key competencies required at the University of Ottawa:
Planning: Organize in time a series of actions or events in order to realise 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. Is proactive and self-starting. Show availability and willingness to go above and beyond whenever it is possible.
Client Service Orientation: Help or serve others to meet their needs. This implies anticipating and identifying the needs of internal and external clients and finding solutions on how to meet them.
Teamwork and Cooperation: Cooperate and work well with other members of the team to reach common goal(s). Accept and give constructive feedback. Able to adjust own behaviour to reach the goals of the team.

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

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Ottawa, ON, CA
Posted on: 2016-12-06
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