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Research Facilitator

Telfer School of Management - Research

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Job Type: Regular Full Time

Open Positions: 0

Posting Date: December 12, 2013

Closing Date: January 05, 2014

Union affiliation: SSUO

Job Reports To: Vice-Dean, Research

Salary (Grade: 11)

Hiring salary range

Position Purpose

Provides strategic advice on academic and non-academic funding opportunities, possibilities for partnerships, communication of research results and outreach activities, with a view to increasing research capacity and maintaining world-class research enterprise at Telfer School.
The research facilitatorís functions have a direct impact on the Schoolís ability to obtain and effectively manage external research funds, the ability of its professors to successfully fund and carry out their research programs and the Telfer School of Managementís image as a research-intensive institution.

Essential Qualifications

Postgraduate degree in a management discipline
Strong knowledge of the role and purpose of research centres in an academic setting
Experience working with the academic community on research development and administration
Experience providing strategic advice on grant funding opportunities from academic funding agencies and other external funders
Demonstrated ability to create, maintain and build relationships and partnerships within the University and externally
Experience in human and physical resource administration
Experience in budget and finance
Experience developing communications strategies and coordinating events
Experience in project management
Experience working in industry is an asset

Key competencies required at the University of Ottawa:
Planning: Organize in time a series of actions or events in order to realise 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. Is proactive and self-starting. Show availability and willingness to go above and beyond whenever it is possible.
Client Service Orientation: Help or serve others to meet their needs. This implies anticipating and identifying the needs of internal and external clients and finding solutions on how to meet them.
Teamwork and Cooperation: Cooperate and work well with other members of the team to reach common goal(s). Accept and give constructive feedback. Able to adjust own behaviour to reach the goals of the team.

Other competencies:

Bilingualism Ė French and English (spoken and written)


Applications from employees belonging to the bargaining unit SSUO will be considered first. The University also accepts external applications; they will be selected in second place.

Schedule with an average of 35hrs/week. Flexibility and availability to work outside regular hours if necessary

CODL certificates can be considered an asset. Donít forget to add them to your resume.

We thank all candidates for applying. We will only contact candidates selected for further consideration.
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