OPAIP Programming Coordinator

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 25/01/23; 25/01/2023

TERM Assignment:

Carleton University also welcomes applications from continuing employees. If a Continuing employee is the successful candidate, this assignment will be considered a Term Assignment, and the successful candidate must obtain a leave of absence from their current and substantive position, where applicable. Permission for such leave must not be unreasonably withheld.
















About Carleton University

Carleton University is one of Canada's most resourceful and productive hubs of learning and research, fuelling a rich talent pipeline that is supporting social and economic renewal. The university's smart, caring and connected community inspires and empowers individuals to become change leaders who drive impact in the world while challenging conventional modes of thinking and doing. Carleton is recognized annually as a top regional employer and is a recipient of the Canada Awards for Excellence, Healthy Workplace Order of Excellence, and Platinum Level Certification for Mental Health at Work. Situated on unceded Algonquin territory and bordered by the Rideau River and historic Rideau Canal in Ottawa, Carleton is just minutes from the heart of our nation's government and G-7 organizations, providing opportunities for staff and faculty to make a positive impact in our community and around the world.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsible for coordinating and supporting initiatives relating to the outreach, access/transition and retention of eligible program participations. This includes and is not limited to designing, planning, and implementing programs on behalf of the Student Experience Office, while also supporting the administration of programming efforts from the Centre for Student Academic Support (CSAS), Centre for Indigenous Initiatives (CII), and external community partners such as the City of Ottawa & Ottawa Community Housing.


The incumbent must possess the following qualifications:
▪ Knowledge of customer/client services and office administration policies, procedures, and processes
▪ Previous experience coordinating large scale special events, or student activities in an education setting
▪ Knowledge of related technology to research, record, analyze, evaluate, present and transfer information to assess effectiveness.
▪ Understanding of student transition and the importance of student engagement
▪ Understanding of student development theory and intentional program design
▪ Knowledge of office as well as the broader university academic units, departments, and divisions
▪ Knowledge of office productivity software and databases, internet browsers and search engines, discipline-specific software, enterprise software, and technology devices
▪ Knowledge of cultural competency and diversity in a business context

Education and Experience:

The above is normally acquired through:
▪ Completion of bachelor’s degree in related field. Social Work degree will be preferred.
▪ Minimum of two years of previous administrative experience.

HR Note:

Equivalencies will be considered. Applicants are encouraged to provide information which may demonstrate equivalent qualifications. Please note that applicants may be required to complete an employment test as part of the selection process for this position. Those applicants that are selected for an interview will be requested to contact the Human Resource Advisor assigned to this competition as soon as possible to discuss any accommodation requirements. Arrangements will be made to accommodate your request in a timely manner. Carleton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our University including, but not limited to: women; visible minorities; First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples; persons with disabilities; and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expressions.

Important Note Regarding Pandemic Related Operations:

This position is regularly required to work on campus. Due to the ongoing dynamic nature of Covid-19, you may be required to work temporarily remotely due to public health requirements. If this happens, you will work with your direct manager to set up a remote work environment including discussing appropriate technology and requirements. You are required to follow all directives to set up a safe and confidential workspace in a remote location and ensure all Carleton property (intellectual and other) is safeguarded. If required to work remotely, you will be notified by your manager when working full time physically onsite will resume.

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