Administrative Assistant, Operations and Communications

Posted on Monday, March 20, 2023

Job classification: Student Administrative Position – Work Study
Duration: 4 months  
Hours: Part-time (5-15h/week) 
Start date: May 2023 (flexible) 
Hourly rate: $20-25 (commensurate with qualifications and experience)
Unit: University of Ottawa Centre for Law Technology and Society
Reports to: Co-Directors, Centre for Law Technology and Society 

Position Description 

The University of Ottawa Centre for Law, Technology and Society is seeking a creative and driven Administrative Assistant to support its operational and institutional communications needs.

We are seeking a candidate that could support the following functions: 

  • Translate institutional communications 
  • Write news and other announcements  
  • Organize and archive the Centre’s files 
  • Support the management of the Centre’s facilities 
  • Update our websites and create content 
  • Support the transfer of our institutional website to a new platform 
  • Support the transfer and backup of institutional archives 


The Administrative Assistant will also support the preparation of upcoming educational programs such as the 2024 Copyright Policy Moot. 

Reporting to the Co-Directors and collaborating with the Centre’s staff, the Assistant will join the growing team and dynamic community of the University of Ottawa’s Centre for Law, Technology and Society, Canada’s leading research group in technology law, ethics and policy. The Assistant will be working both in French and English and perform all duties autonomously and proactively.  


Qualifications, Skills, and Experience 

Minimum qualifications:  Bilingualism (French & English); Superior writing, editing and proofreading skills in one of the two languages (preferably in both). 

Assets:  Knowledge of OneDrive, Google Drive, Slack and Microsoft Teams; Knowledge of Drupal and/or Wordpress. 

Eligibility: The candidate must be enrolled as a student at uOttawa, preferably within the Faculties of Law, Arts, Social Sciences, or Engineering. Preference will be given to candidates who qualify for the Work-Study Program. 


How to apply 

Please submit a cover letter and a résumé to before April 11th 2023. We will start to review applications on that date and will continue to accept applications until the position is filed.

If you’re eligible, please also submit an application for the position on the Work-Study Navigator (job posting #673). 

Questions can be sent to

Your cover letter must indicate your level of proficiency in both English and French. 


We thank all applicants for their interest. While we are committed to ensuring the best possible experience for all applicants, only those under consideration for the role will be contacted. Please be advised that, due to changes in our funding, management or organizational needs, we reserve the right to pause or stop a job competition at any stage in the process. Applicants under consideration will be notified in a timely manner. 

The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. The University of Ottawa Centre for Law, Technology and Society is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We strongly encourage applications from women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities, as well as members of the LGBTQ2S+ community. 

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