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Ontario Tech acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.

We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

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Recruitment and Compensation

Keeshia Barksdale
905.721.8668 ext. 3679

Recruitment and Compensation Specialist

  • Ensures professional and compliant recruitment processes, policies and practices.
  • Leads the recruitment process which includes: Hiring Request Forms (HRF), review of job postings, support for search committees, salary recommendations, offers of employment, promotions, internal transfers, and temporary replacements.
  • Provides analysis for compensation programs that support the recruitment and retention of high-quality faculty and staff.
  • Manages the annual compensation planning and administration, including financial modeling, budgeting and supporting materials.
  • Develops programs and training to support recruitment and compensation practices.