University of Ottawa
The University of Ottawa is located within the heart of the nation's capital

Recognized as one of National Capital Region's Top Employers

Here are some of the reasons why University of Ottawa was selected as one of National Capital Region's Top Employers (2018):

  • University of Ottawa cultivates a culture of recognition through a variety of performance-based awards such as the President's Service Excellence Awards, the Distinguished Leadership Award, and an Innovative Suggestions Program -- additionally the organization hosts a recognition banquet for long-serving employees
  • 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)
  • University of Ottawa offers a health spending account and benefit dollars, which employees can use to customize their coverage to suit their personal needs
A team of University of Ottawa employees receiving the President's Award for Service Excellence   (Photo credit: Bonnie Findley)

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 39.4 years
Longest serving employee 48 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, 35-hour work week (with full pay), 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

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's campus at sunset

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Post Secondary Schools, Universities
Major Canadian hiring locations Ottawa ON
Full-time employees in Canada 2,500 to 5,000
Student opportunities 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
Starting salary $25K to $30K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, transit subsidies, employees receive paid time off to volunteer
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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