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. Dec. 15, 2017Change to Recruitment Deadlines - December / January
    Please note that due to the upcoming Holiday Break, the following recruitment deadlines apply. Please post and share as appropriate to help us communicate this message.

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  2. Oct. 31, 2017Temporary opportunities now with external postings

    Are you looking to join Waterloo for a temporary opportunity? As of November 1st , temporary opportunities can be found in the external section of the University's talent acquisition system (iCIMS).

    Applicants can now find all roles in one place, and will be able to create job search alerts and apply using a personalized profile. 

  3. Oct. 28, 2017iCIMS Maintenance - November 4th

    The University's staff recruiting platform (iCIMS) will be unavailable on Saturday November 4th from 5 am to 7 am for scheduled maintenance.

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