Work alongside an engaged community driven by purpose and feel connected with our mission to shape a better future. A career you can be proud of.
“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.”
— 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.
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.
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.
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.
“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!”
— Chief Administrative Officer, Faculty of Social Sciences
Various career opportunities
“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.”
— Security Guard, Protection Services