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Carleton University
Carleton University recognized its employees' at the annual Service Excellence awards in 2019  

Recognized as one of National Capital Region's Top Employers (2021):

Here are some of the reasons why Carleton University was selected as one of National Capital Region's Top Employers (2021):

  • Carleton University manages an extensive healthy workplace initiative, supported by a dedicated healthy workplace officer, a cross-functional committee, and a network of over 85 Healthy Workplace Champions that act as department ambassadors
  • Carleton University supports employees through various stages of life, from maternity leave top-up payments for mothers-to-be, to flexible work options to help balance personal and family commitments, to phased-in work options for those in the later stages of their career
  • Carleton University encourages faculty and staff to pitch ideas on how to improve campus life in a Dragon's Den-style setting and also created the Ideas@Carleton platform to manage ongoing suggestions
Carleton University faculty and staff at a previous appreciation day, held annually  

Highlights

Industry Post secondary schools, universities
Established in Canada 1942
Major Canadian hiring locations Ottawa ON
Full-time employees in Canada 2,364
Part-time employees in Canada 4,403
Average age of employees in Canada 47 years
Longest serving employee 53 years
Benefits note Carleton University has multiple employee groups, the following programs and policies may vary by position
Long-term savings defined-benefit (DB) pension, defined-contribution (DC) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 75% of the premiums
Flexible work options flexible work hours, 35-hour work week (with full pay), shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, telecommuting, reduced summer hours
Vacation allowance new employees receive 4 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 36 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Employee charitable involvement employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 1 paid day)

COVID-19

Pandemic response daily communications from the president to the campus community, dedicated COVID-19 website with all of the university's communications, emergency fund to help students with their immediate needs

The Career Directory

Carleton University has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Carleton University's Dominion-Chalmers Centre is a hub for cultural events, teaching and learning

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Post secondary schools, universities
Full-time employees in Canada 1,001 to 2,500
Major Canadian hiring locations Ottawa ON
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Other info for new grads External applicants are encouraged to join the casual applicant pool to gain relevant experience as many of the University's recruitment competitions give priority to internal candidates.
Typical new grad positions Accounting Assistant, Data Entry Clerk, Registrarial Assistant, Administrative Assistant, Stacks Supervisor, Customer/Client Service Representative
Starting salary $45K to $50K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 1 paid day)
Vacation allowance new employees receive 4 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

Academic fields recruited


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