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Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
May 1, 2016
 
 
Canadian Excellence
2015

Niru Philip

Systems Analyst III

Contact Information
Email: nphilip@wlu.ca
Phone: (519) 884-0710 ext.3765
Fax: 519-746-5790
Office Location: 202 Regina - R129-5
Office Hours: 8:30 - 4:30
Academic Background

AgilePM ®, ITIL & A+ Certified., B.Sc. Major Computer Science, Minor Political Science (Laurier)


Biography

Niru first arrived on the Laurier Campus as a student in 1993, in September 1994 he was employed by Computing Services part-time, as a computer technician and in 1996 he was hired as a Help Desk Consultant.  In March 1997 he was offered a full-time position as Systems Support Technician in Alumni and Development.  He graduated from Laurier in June of 1997 with a B.Sc. in Computer Science and a minor in Political Science.  At the beginning of 2001 he joined Enterprise Solutions as a Systems Analyst III, providing support and Project implementation for  Cognos BI Campus Wide.  His portfolio grew to include support for The Laurier Stockmarket Competition, Parking Services, CMIS Exams, Timetable Scheduling and Cognos Support to all Laurier Campuses.  Next his experience grew with the Ancillary Support Team that provides day to day, on call and Project Management Services in support of the Laurier Bookstore, Parking Services, Printing Services and Onecard.   Currently, Niru is serving a two year term as the President of WLUSA.ca

Since 1997 Niru has also served WLUSA(WLU Staff Association) in various capacities as Chief Negotiator, Treasurer, Vice President Internal, President, Past President and Steward/Council Representative.  He currently holds the title of President District 35 OSSTF University Sector, for WLUSA/OSSTF D35.  A role that covers five OSSTF Universities, Algoma University, Brock University, University of Guelph, University of Ottawa and Wilfrid Laurier University. 

In July of 2011 Niru was elected as the Staff Representative on the Laurier Board of Governors and renewed in 2014 for a second term.  In this capacity he serves on the following Committees of the BOG; Executive & Governance; Finance & Investment; and Audit & Compliance.