Careers at Waterloo

Our employees are a fundamental part of what makes this institution so distinctive, helping us break new ground and constantly strive to excel. When you work at Waterloo, you contribute — directly or indirectly — to forming the next generation of leaders, to conducting research that benefits the world and to fostering a start-up ecosystem that has put this region on the map.

Outstanding staff and faculty are, and always will be, at the heart of Waterloo’s success. The ability to recruit, hire, support and retain the best possible employees is critical to our success across all areas. By strategically focusing our efforts on our people, we will foster deep institutional pride and professional growth in employees who achieve their full potential at Waterloo. This investment in the employer employee relationship will provide benefits across all faculties, disciplines and departments.

With over 4,000 employees at the University of Waterloo, our campus community is a city within a city consisting of almost any career imaginable. We are faculty, administrators, engineers, architects, police, graphic designers, librarians, chefs, lawyers, healthcare professionals, skilled trades and researchers. Imagine the possibilities!

  1. June 21, 2017iCIMS maintenance - June 24th

    The University's staff recruiting platform (iCIMS) will be unavailable on Saturday June 24th from 5 am to 9 am for scheduled maintenance.

  2. June 21, 2017Changes to Recruitment Deadlines - Canada Day

    Please note that due to the upcoming Canada Day holiday the following recruitment deadlines apply. Please post and share as appropriate to help us communicate this message.

    Job Posting Date

    Needs to be fully approved by

    Internal application deadline

    Wednesday, June 28th

  3. June 3, 2017iCIMS Career Portals unavailable

    The University's iCIMS Career portals (both internal and external) are currently unavailable. We are working with the vendor on resolving the issue. 

    Update: The service was restored as of 4:09 pm on Saturday June 3rd. 

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