Circulation Officer

Universities Canada is the voice of Canadian universities, at home and abroad. We are a membership organization providing university presidents with a unified voice for higher education, research and innovation. Universities Canada advances the mission of our member institutions to transform lives, strengthen communities and find solutions to the most pressing challenges facing our world.

We are currently recruiting for a circulation officer to be responsible for the day-to-day operations related to customer care and campaign coordination of print and digital subscriptions, renewals, and the distribution of University Affairs/Affaires universitaires (UA/AU) – THE source of information about and for Canada’s university community. The incumbent will also serve as the primary liaison with external suppliers and be responsible for providing accurate and timely reporting on the audience development.

If you are right for this opportunity, you will possess the education and experience listed below:

Education, experience and knowledge

  • College diploma with relevant business specialization.
  • A minimum of two years of relevant experience.
  • Prior experience working in customer service.
  • Prior experience in publishing sector, an asset.
  • Advanced computer skills, specifically in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel software programs.
  • Familiarity with databases and data entry.

Skills & Abilities

  • Aptitude for data analysis and reporting.
  • Bilingualism.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Proven ability to take initiative and work independently.
  • High degree of judgment, discretion and insight.

The position is based in Ottawa, Ontario. Universities Canada has adopted a hybrid work model where employees are expected to work in the office a minimum of two (2) days a week. 

The hiring salary range for this position is from $55,965 to $65,584 depending on experience.  Candidates who do not meet all of the position requirements may be considered in an underfill capacity, in which case the candidate would be hired at a lower level than the position level.

Universities Canada is a National Capital Region Top Employer.  We offer a comprehensive benefit package which includes four weeks of vacation, an attractive pension plan, group insurance, free gym membership and scholarships for children of our employees.

Interested candidates are asked to submit their curriculum vitae and a cover letter to the human resources service, Universities Canada, 1710-350 Albert Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 1B1 by September 4, 2023. Email address: [email protected].

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While all responses will be appreciated and handled in strictest confidence, only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.

Universities Canada promotes the principles of diversity and inclusion and adheres to the tenets of the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. We encourage applications from women, Indigenous peoples and persons of all races, ethnic origins, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions. Universities Canada provides accommodation during all parts of the hiring process, upon request, to applicants with disabilities. If contacted to proceed to the selection process, please advise us if you require any accommodation.

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