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. July 22, 2016Impact to recruitment timelines - July 21st to August 16th

    For staff hiring managers, please note the following key dates for job postings as a result of the upcoming Civic holiday and the UWaterloo Talent Acquisition System (iCIMS) launch:

  2. June 20, 2016Impact to recruitment timelines - June 22nd until July 9th

    Human Resources and Information Systems & Technology (IST) are migrating the myHRinfo system infrastructure to a new environment for better disaster recovery support. As part of this project, myHRinfo and access to all employee records will be unavailable to all users, including Human Resources, from Friday June 24th at 4 pm until Tuesday June 28th at 8 am for a scheduled transition.  

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