University of Ottawa
University of Ottawa is located in the heart of the nation's capital  

Recognized as one of National Capital Region's Top Employers (2019):

Here are some of the reasons why University of Ottawa was selected as one of National Capital Region's Top Employers (2019):

  • University of Ottawa employees enjoy a number of fun social events throughout the year, including an annual Founder's Breakfast, a summer employee celebration, annual golf tournament, Aboriginal Culture Week, a unique poutine festival and an annual Valentine's Day skate on Rideau Canal, to name a few
  • University of Ottawa employees work downtown in one of the country's most beautiful cities and have access to all that the campus has to offer, including subsidized memberships to onsite fitness facilities (from martial arts to skating to swimming), lounge areas and great eating options across the campus and throughout the downtown
  • 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 university hosts a recognition banquet for long-serving employees
University of Ottawa employees skating on the nearby Rideau Canal  

Highlights

Industry Post secondary schools, universities
Established in Canada 1848
Major Canadian hiring locations Ottawa ON
Full-time employees in Canada 4,806
Part-time employees in Canada 6,721
Average age of employees in Canada 39.3 years
Longest serving employee 45.1 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
Health spending account up to $282 each year
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
Related tuition subsidies employer covers up to 100% of tuition per year
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.
A University of Ottawa employee volunteering at a food bank

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Post secondary schools, universities
Full-time employees in Canada 2,501 to 5,000
Major Canadian hiring locations Ottawa ON
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 $35K to $40K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, 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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