Serves as an expert in emergency planning and business continuity. Providing strategic and operational leadership in the development, management, implementation and maintenance of University emergency and business continuity plans, to ensure effective emergency response and recovery. Leads the development and implementation of emergency management tools and actions plans for events such as pandemics, natural disasters, strikes and lockouts. Coordinates the emergency management program, including planning, conducting emergency response exercises, and developing and delivering training for the University community.
Postsecondary degree or diploma in emergency management, public administration, environmental science or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experienceFive years’ experience in emergency management and business continuity planning and implementation, or in a related fieldKnowledge of CSA, federal and municipal emergency and business continuity planning, and response regulations and guidelines, as well as their application in a postsecondary environmentExperience in event coordination, training, employee supervision, conflict resolution and presentations Experience with standard software and communication applications including Microsoft Office, web browsers and database applicationsProven track record in customer service, risk and hazard assessment and project managementExcellent strategic thinking, analysis, leadership and team building skillsDemonstrated ability to work independently to deliver quality emergency preparedness and response programsExcellent interpersonal relations skills, with tact, diplomacy and professionalism in dealing with a diverse, multicultural communityProvincial Incident Management System or similar designation (an asset)Bilingualism — French/English (spoken and written)
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.
All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require.This position is excluded from all union accreditation units. Applications from employees holding regular non-unionized positions will be considered first. Priority will be given to employees who have an entitlement as defined by their collective agreement or university policies. The University also accepts external applications, they will be selected in second place. Schedule with an average of 35hrs/week. Workshops offered by Leadership, Learning and Organizational Development that you have taken may be considered an asset if you apply for a position at the University. Don’t forget to list them on your CV. We thank all candidates for applying. We will only contact candidates selected for further consideration. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence. Remember to upload a copy of your diploma(s) or a certificate of merit as well as a current version of your CV into the My documents section of your career profile (please include the job ID number, i.e. J0000-0000, in the title of your document).