Université Laval named one of Canada’s best employers by Forbes
Québec City, January 25, 2022 – Today, Forbes released its list of Canada’s Best Employers, ranking Université Laval 18th best employer in Canada across all industries and 1st in the Québec City area. Université Laval came in 8th among educational institutions nationwide and 1st in Québec.
The survey was conducted online using a representative sample of over 10,000 people in Canadian organizations with more than 500 employees.
“We take great pride in being recognized as part of this select group of Canadian employers, and in particular, in the Québec City region” said Lyne Bouchard, Vice Rector of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, and Human Resources at Université Laval. “The University continuously strives to make itself and the campus an inclusive and welcoming environment where staff members can thrive. We share this distinction with the 10,000 employees who contribute their talent, expertise, and dedication every day to educate students and help raise the profile of our institution.”
Université Laval is a unique workplace that offers flexible schedules, a wide variety of learning options, and excellent benefits. Most jobs offer work-life balance programs and various ways to make it easier to meet family responsibilities. These benefits, which also provide ample opportunities for time off, including a break for the winter holidays and a reduced summer schedule for administrative staff, directly contribute to quality of life.
In response to feedback from staff and their representatives, the University is currently working to enhance a number of staff programs, including those for career development, recognition, diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Known for its sustainable development initiatives, Université Laval has dedicated 64% of its 1.8 km2 campus to green and wooded spaces and also boasts an impressive sports facility and a variety of health and wellness programs. Located in the heart of beautiful Québec City, North America’s first French-speaking city, the university community enjoys a very enviable and safe environment.
Université Laval is currently seeking new talent. Click here to view available jobs and apply.
About the Université Laval
University of impact, driven by innovation and the pursuit of excellence, Université Laval is one of Canada’s leading research universities, ranking 7th in the country, with over $426 million in research funding last year. A leader in distance education, it boasts more than 1,650 professors as well as 2,300 lecturers and other academic and research staff who share their knowledge with some 55,000 students annually, 27% of whom are enrolled in graduate studies. The university values diversity and is proud of the members of its community, who hail from 130 countries. The oldest French-language university in North America, Université Laval has, to this day, educated more than 326,000 people who each contribute in their own way to the advancement of society. www.ulaval.ca
Public Affairs Team