Casual Applicant Pool - General Roles


External candidates and existing casuals looking for temporary work at Carleton University are invited to apply and be considered for assignments that may become available from time-to-time. A casual employee is one who is hired into an assignment of a temporary nature for no more than 12 months. For clerical, technical and administrative casual assignments, after 2 months of continuous employment of working more than 24 hours per week, the employee is eligible for inclusion in the CUPE Local 2424 bargaining unit.

This posting may be used to staff upcoming casual vacancies during the next 4-6 months. Applying to this posting this does not guarantee you will be selected / contacted for casual opportunities. After 4-6 months, this posting may close and you may be invited to apply to a new casual posting if you wish to be considered for potential casual opportunities.


Duties and Responsibilities:

The duties and responsibilities vary by position. The majority of the positions that the Casual Pool staffs are administrative in nature.


The incumbent must possess the following qualifications:
• Excellent customer service skills and the ability to demonstrate adaptability and flexibility when working in a fast paced environment;
• Able to develop and maintaining productive working relationships while working collaboratively to achieve identified goals and objectives;
• Able to effectively deliver quality products and services by demonstrating prioritization, planning and organizations skills, commitment to quality and efficiency;
• Intermediate to advanced proficiency in MS Office programs including Word, Excel, and Outlook;
• A knowledge of Banner, FAST and Access/databases would be an asset;
• Able to work well independently and as part of a team as well as demonstrate judgment and decision making skills to deal with competing priorities;
• Excellent organizational, problem solving, multitasking and time management skills;
• Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to create, edit and/or format correspondence and various documents.

Education and Experience:

The above normally is acquired through the completion of a post-secondary college / university degree, training or an equivalent and two (2) or more years of work experience in an office environment.

Experience in an educational environment is an asset.

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 Talent Acquisition Specialist or Talent Acquisition Coordinator 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.

Please answer all of the following questions before applying

*2. Are you legally eligible to work in Canada?
*3. Have you retired from a full-time continuing position at Carleton University?
*5. Do you currently work or have you previously worked for Carleton University?
*8. Are you bilingual (English and French)?
*9. Do you have experience with Banner?
*10. Note: When selecting a response to years of experience, please use the full time equivalent. For example, 2 years of work on a part-time basis (17.5 hrs/week) is equivalent to 1 year full-time work (35 hr/week). Please confirm you have read and understood the above statement by selecting "Yes" from the options below.
*13. Do you have experience with Microsoft Office? If yes, please select the programs you have experience with.
*14. Do you have experience with WordPress?
*17. Do you have experience in records management?
*18. Do you have experience in program administration within a university or college environment?
*19. Do you have experience in working as an Undergraduate or Graduate Administrator within a university or college environment?
*20. Do you have experience responding to requests from post-secondary students or external clients?
*21. Do you have experience in a customer service environment (i.e. reception, front desk services, call center)?

* Question numbers in red and with an asterisk indicate mandatory questions (answer is required).

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