University of Ottawa Advisor, Academic Labour Relations Contract in Ottawa, ON

University of Ottawa

Branch Ottawa ON CA

Advisor, Academic Labour Relations
Ottawa, ON

Computer literacy, including working knowledge of Banner, Extender and part-time academic positions management systems….

Deals with University staff at all levels, union and government officials, and outside legal counsel. Manages concurrent projects and oversees day-to-day support staff activities. Provides training and information to support staff, including managers.
Essential Qualifications Bachelor’s degree focusing on labour relations or a related area of study, or relevant work experience
Minimum of three years’ human resources or program administration experience, preferably in a unionized environment
Experience working in a diverse and decentralized organization, ideally in the public sector
Experience developing and facilitating training sessions
Experience coordinating and managing support staff
Thorough knowledge of the three collective agreements with expert knowledge of the APTPUO and CUPE 2626 collective agreements
Knowledge of the university academic environment, to develop recruitment and communication strategies, enabling the University of Ottawa to become leader in hiring faculty
In-depth knowledge of communication tools and methods, to develop effective recruitment strategies
Thorough knowledge of academic labour relations and contract administration
Computer literacy, including working knowledge of Banner, Extender and part-time academic positions management systems
Familiarity with the grievance and negotiations processes
Basic knowledge of web posting software
Working knowledge of databases
Sound judgment and decision-making skills, to solve non-routine problems requiring a review of many factors, including employee or University needs
Tact, diplomacy and discretion
Highly developed consultation abilities
Spreadsheet use proficiency
Bilingualism — English and French (spoken and written)
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.

Note Temporary assignment or contract of 18 months, with possibility of renewal. Eligibility to benefits will be determined upon hiring. This position is excluded from all union accreditation units. Applications from employees holding regular positions will be considered first. The University also accepts external applications; they will be considered in second place. To obtain a temporary assignment, internal candidates must receive approval from their immediate supervisor. Schedule with an average of 35hrs/week. CODL certificates can be considered an asset. Don’t forget to add them to your resume. We thank all candidates for applying. We will only contact candidates selected for further consideration. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence. Remember to upload 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: 2015-01-24
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