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. Aug. 17, 2016Our new Talent Acquisition System (iCIMS) is now live!

    Human Resources is launching a new talent acquisition system to support the hiring of Staff and CUPE employees.

    Beginning today, all recruitment requests for mission critical net-new, replacement and secondment Staff, and CUPE roles will be processed through the UWaterloo Talent Acquisition System (iCIMS).

  2. July 25, 2016Coming soon: the new UWaterloo Talent Acquisition System (iCIMS)

    On Wednesday, August 17th, the Human Resources department will be launching a new UWaterloo Talent Acquisition System (iCIMS) to enhance the user experience for campus hiring managers, approvers, candidates and the Talent Acquisition Staff. The new system will support staff, CUPE, and secondment roles. Faculty roles will not be impacted. Changes to how we recruit our talent are aligned to the strategic goal of being a destination of choice for superior individuals seeking employment.

  3. 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:

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