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Administration and support

Build your career at the heart of uOttawa. With opportunities across multiple faculties and services, in information technology, academic and research support, financial and human resources, facilities maintenance and more, you have limitless possibilities.
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A career with meaning

Are you passionate about making a difference? The future of education relies on people like you.
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An energetic campus

Immerse yourself in the energy of our downtown campus, surrounded by purpose.
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Benefits that matter

Our benefits take care of you at every stage of your life!
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uOttawa employee

“The university has created many opportunities for my professional and personal development. I’ve always felt respected and supported to succeed in my career goals.”

Khalil Chamoun

— Manager, Information Technology

More than a career

At uOttawa, we encourage balanced, healthy lifestyles. As a member of our community, you’ll have access to comprehensive benefits designed with you in mind. Whether you value health and wellness, family, professional growth or community connection, you’ll feel supported at uOttawa.  

Explore uOttawa's benefits
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Tuition benefits

Your learning and professional growth are important to us. With uOttawa’s tuition benefits, you can access professional development courses, workshops, training and mentorship to build the career you desire. As an eligible employee, you (and your family) qualify for tuition fee support for regular courses or programs of study at the University. At uOttawa, you can learn and develop your skills as much as you want.

Grow with uOttawa

The University contains a world of possibilities. Across 10 faculties, 450+ programs and an abundance of different roles, you can explore a lifetime of opportunities. When you succeed, we succeed. With our culture of growth and curiosity, we support career mobility between positions, faculties and services. So design your dream career.  

Celebrating diversity

Diversity powers creativity, innovation and excellence. We’re committed to employment equity and providing an inclusive, barrier-free workplace. With an increasingly diverse community, unique perspectives are celebrated at uOttawa. We all play a part in making uOttawa a world-class institution. Because at uOttawa, you belong!

Health and wellness 

Your health and wellness are a top priority. With comprehensive medical and dental benefits, life insurance and a health care spending account, you can choose the best plan for you and your family. Take advantage of wellness initiatives across campus, access to our health clinics and services, mental health support, fitness training and other wellness programs. Live your best life with our community programs, downtown campus, reduced summer working hours and more!  

Living out our values

We live out our values daily. They define our community and create space to be part of something bigger.  

  • We value and celebrate linguistic and cultural diversity. 
  • We’re committed to a culture of respect and equity. 
  • We’re open-minded, curious and innovative. 
  • We’re committed to developing strong partnerships. 
  • We think critically, find solutions and work collaboratively. 

Proudly bilingual

At uOttawa, you’ll experience vibrant Francophone culture across our campus. It’s part of our DNA. As a proudly bilingual (French-English) institution, we offer free second language courses for certain employee groups to help you immerse yourself in our bilingual campus culture and life. Be part of something bigger. 

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uOttawa employee

“uOttawa's community works toward a common goal. Coworkers are always willing to lend a hand or provide guidance. The campus is an exciting place to work in, full of energy, especially in September!”

Nada Nagy

— Chief Administrative Officer, Faculty of Social Sciences

Various career opportunities

At uOttawa, we work together to make an impact on our university community and society in general. There are lots of different career possibilities where you’ll belong!
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Information Technology

Build systems that matter. Power uOttawa.

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Create a place where everyone can thrive. 

Current employees
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Maintain facilities and infrastructure across our urban campus. 

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External candidates

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Ensure the safety and security of our university community and property.

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uOttawa employee

“Diversity has made a big impact on the culture at uOttawa and we keep improving. I feel accepted and heard when communicating with colleagues and faculty.”

Jacqueline Elie

— Security Guard, Protection Services

Contact us

Human Resources

Tabaret Hall
550 Cumberland Street, Room 019
Ottawa ON K1N 6N5

Telephone: 613-562-5832
Toll-free: 1-877-868-8292
Fax: 613-562-5206
Email: [email protected]