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Job ID:
Job Type:
36 months / 36 mois
Job Category:
Facilities and Logistics
Open Positions:
Faculty / Department:
Facilities / Asset Management and Planning
Union Affiliation:
Non-Union Management (NM)
Date Posted:
June 7, 2021
Closing Date:
June 18, 2021
Hours per week:

Salary (Grade: NM1)

Hiring salary range

Position Purpose

Reporting to the Director, Asset Management, acts as an expert in Capital Renewal Project Planning and Asset Management while working closely with the Asset Management team and other planners. Support the director in the analysis of possibilities and the preparation of feasibility studies in order to be able to meet the infrastructure needs of the campus. Directly contribute, coordinate and monitor projects advancement related to Capital Infrastructure renewal and Asset Management functions at both a project and program level to ensure stewardship in managing the University capital assets.

Essential Qualifications

University degree in Engineering, Architecture, Building Science or Project Management;
Minimum ten (10) years of relevant experience;
Sound knowledge of construction methods, building systems and terminology for all types of Building systems (Architectural, Structural, Fire & Life Safety, Mechanical, Electrical);
Experience in supporting Capital Asset Management and Lifecycle Planning initiatives would be considered an asset;
Experience working with Asset Management Software, such as VFA, Archibus or other;
Knowledge of BIM software would be considered an asset;
Ability to read and understand construction drawings, blue prints, specifications and contracts;
Knowledge of procurement processes, laws governing construction contracts and contracting;
Leadership abilities in the coordination of projects;
Excellent client service/management, interpersonal, problem-solving, verbal and written communication skills;
Self-motivated, proactive and ability to multi-task;
Bilingualism (French and English) oral and written;

Key Competencies

Key competencies required at the University of Ottawa:
Planning: Organize in time a series of actions or events in order to achieve an objective or a project. Plan and organize own work and priorities in regular daily activities.
Initiative: Demonstrate creativity and initiative to suggest improvements and encourage positive results. Be proactive and self-starting. Show availability and willingness to go above and beyond expectations whenever possible.
Service Excellence: Reflect a positive attitude, demonstrate competence and professionalism, treat members of the community with respect, exercise care, devote full attention and find solutions. (Visit the section "Useful links" on the home page to read the detailed definition).
Teamwork and Cooperation: Cooperate and work well with other members of the team to reach common goal. Accept and give constructive feedback. Adjust own behaviour to reach team goals.


The University of Ottawa embraces diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We are passionate about our people and committed to employment equity. We foster a culture of respect, teamwork and inclusion, where collaboration, innovation, and creativity fuel our quest for research and teaching excellence. While all qualified persons are invited to apply, we welcome applications from qualified Indigenous persons, racialized persons, persons with disabilities, women and LGBTQIA2S+ persons. The University is committed to creating and maintaining an accessible, barrier-free work environment. The University is also committed to working with applicants with disabilities requesting accommodation during the recruitment, assessment and selection processes. Applicants with disabilities may contact to communicate the accommodation need. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Note: if this is a union position: The hiring process will be governed by the current collective agreement related to the union affiliation noted above; you can click here to find out more.