University of Ottawa
University of Ottawa's campus in autumn

Recognized as one of National Capital Region's Top Employers (2017)

Here are some of the reasons why University of Ottawa was selected as one of National Capital Region's Top Employers (2017):

  • Employees working on the University of Ottawa's campus enjoy a number of onsite amenities including a quiet room for meditation and religious observance, a cafeteria with healthy and special diet menus, and subsidized access to a state-of-the-art fitness facility which features a swimming pool and basketball and squash courts
  • University of Ottawa offers a generous subsidy for IVF for employees who want to start a family (up to $15,000) and also provides maternity and parental leave top-up payments (varying by employee group) -- additionally, employees have the option to extend their parental leave into an unpaid leave of absence and can take advantage of onsite daycare when they are ready to return to work
  • University of Ottawa works with a number of community organizations to recruit individuals from all walks of life including Hire Immigrants Ottawa, Ontario March of Dimes, the Employment Accessibility Resource Network and Ottawa Job Match (to name a few)
A professor in the English department at the University of Ottawa speaks to her class

Highlights

Industry Post Secondary Schools, Universities
Established in Canada 1848
Major Canadian hiring locations Ottawa ON
Full-time employees in Canada 4,861
Part-time employees in Canada 5,550
Average age of employees in Canada 37.52
Longest serving employee 47 years
Long-term savings defined-benefit (DB) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, compressed work week, reduced summer hours
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 24 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring
Scope of charitable involvement local, national, international
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer

Image © Concordia University

The Career Directory

University of Ottawa has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
University of Ottawa employees celebrating staff achievements at the university's annual Founder's Breakfast

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Post Secondary Schools, Universities
Major Canadian hiring locations Ottawa ON
Full-time employees in Canada 4,861
Part-time employees in Canada 5,550
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Work perks health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

Academic fields recruited


Search all jobs from University of Ottawa Live search powered by Eluta.ca