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Rob Thomas

Assistant Vice-President (Human Resources)

Phone:613-520-2600 x 8628
Office:507 Robertson Hall

Welcome to Human Resources!

Carleton University is a great place to work! Situated on a beautiful campus bordered by the Rideau River and Canal, our park-like campus is unrivaled in the National Capital Region. Our employees have rich, challenging careers and enjoy a wonderful work environment as well as one of the best employee benefit packages offered in the marketplace. Some highlights include free Carleton tuition for employees, spouse and dependents; free access to world-class athletic facilities; generous health & dental coverage, vacation and Pension benefits.

About Rob…

Rob is dedicated to leading transformational change as the Human Resources function continues to evolve with an increased focus on talent management, organizational development and service excellence.

He came to Carleton in 2013 from Cisco Systems where he had held various HR management positions over a 13-year period. He brings extensive experience in all aspects of human resource management with a personal leadership focus based on collaboration, communications, and client-focused partnerships. In 2013, Cisco Systems Canada was named the #1 employer in Canada in the AON Hewitt annual survey of Canada’s Best Employers.

Rob is a graduate of St. Mary’s University and holds an MBA from the University of Ottawa.