• Congratulations to Professor Richard Clayman, 2016 Part-Time Professor of the Year!
  • Would you like to improve your skills in the classroom? The TLSS offers lectures, workshops and consultations designed to help you innovate in your teaching methods.

Important Deadlines - January 30, 2016 & Other Important APTPUO News

Welcome Back!

As the New Year begins, the Association wishes you the best of luck with your courses. Be sure to continue reading our Newsletters and emails to be up to date on important deadlines, benefits, and upcoming events. For more information on the Association of Part-Time Professors, please take a look at our website.

Publication of the Winter 2016 Hiring Report - January 30 2016

The University will publish the Winter 2016 Hiring Report on January 30 2016. It will be available here.

If you applied unsuccessfully for a course, you can review the report and the successful candidates' category and seniority points. If you believe that the hiring process was not respected, you can contact the Association by replying to this email or by visiting the "Contact Us" page.

You have until the end of February 2016 to file a complaint.

Winter 2016 Tuition Fee Credit - Deadline January 30 2016

If you wish to apply for the Tuition Fee Credit Plan, you have until January 30 2016 to do so.

The Tuition Fee Credit Plan reimburses a portion of a student's tuition fees if registered at the University of Ottawa, and if the student is the child or the spouse of a Part-Time Professor. If the Part-Time Professor is a part-time student at the University of Ottawa, they may apply for the credit.

To apply, go to Human Resources' Infodesk, located in Tabaret Hall, room 019 and complete the application form.

For more information, please visit our website.

Extended Health Insurance Plan - Deadline January 30 2016

Members holding appointments during the Winter 2016 session, may opt into the medical plan at the time of appointment for a period of twelve months. The deadline to opt into the plan for this session is January 30 2016.

To opt into the medical plan, contact Human Resources at 613-562-5832 or [email protected] before January 30 2015. For more information on the medical plan through Manulife, please visit our website or the Human Resources website.

Pension Plan

APTPUO members, who have worked during the previous calendar year, have access to the University-administered APTPUO Pension Plan. 

To enroll in the plan, contact Human Resources directly at 613-562-5832 or [email protected] or visit HR's Infodesk, located in Tabaret Hall, room 019.

There is no deadline to enroll in the plan. However, the Association strongly encourages members to enroll at the beginning of the session to avoid paying all of the contributions at once.

Employee Card

Your employee card gives you access to the services at the University (library, gym, etc.). It also gives you access to discounts through the Privileges program. If you have lost your card, or if you are a new employee, you can receive a new card with Human Resources.

The APTPUO is Hiring!

The Association is hiring an Executive Union Assistant

Position title: Executive Union Assistant
Position type: Full-time
Salary: $50,200 - $60,500 or commensurate with experience
Closing date: 7 February, 2016

The Executive Union Assistant is a staff person whose primary responsibilities are to support the members of the Board of Directors, and APTPUO committees, in their duties and responsibilities to provide membership services, outreach and mobilization. Day-to-day responsibilities include responding to and redirecting queries from members, the use of information technology, and basic bookkeeping.

Qualifications and Experience

The education, skills, knowledge and experience required of the Executive Union Assistant includes:

  • A post-secondary degree or diploma
  • Experience in labour relations is an asset
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills in French and English essential (written and verbal); and,
  • Strong information technology skills
  • Solid research skills
  • Committed to union principles and knowledge of the labour movement and its goals for social and economic justice


The APTPUO is an equal opportunity employer. Members of equity-seeking groups are encouraged to self-identify. Women, workers of colour, workers with disabilities, gay, lesbian, bisexual, queer and transgender workers, and Aboriginal workers are encouraged to apply for this position.

Please send an electronic cover letter and CV to [email protected] addressed to Hiring Committee.

Please note that the Committee only contacts those applicants whose candidature is retained.