Located to the west of the main Waterloo campus, Conrad Grebel University College, Renison University College, St. Jerome's University, United College (formerly St. Paul’s), are Affiliated and Federated institutions of Waterloo (AFIW) that are academically integrated with the University (that is, students of the affiliated colleges and federated university are students of the University of Waterloo). These institutions have cross-institutional faculty appointments and employees.
Casual opportunities are also located below.
Casual opportunities - University of Waterloo
Supply Teachers, Casual Part-Time, Enhanced Staff for Special Needs Support
The ECEC is seeking supply teachers Registered with the College of Early Childhood Educators of Ontario and qualified with a minimum of an Early Childhood Education Diploma. You will work as a member of a team to ensure developmentally appropriate programming for children 2.5 – 5 yrs. of age in an emergent curriculum format. Must be able to step in and assume responsibility for all aspects of a Preschool Teacher or Teaching Assistant role. Knowledge and experience with planned components, emergent curriculum and documentation of learning preferred.
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Other Opportunities - University of Waterloo
Position: Postdoctoral Scholar (15 positions available)
Organization: University of Waterloo
University of Waterloo is seeking exceptional scholars who have recently completed their PhDs in all disciplines.
The best and brightest are drawn to Waterloo for renowned academic programs, world-leading professional education, and teaching and research excellence. Our diverse community supports each other to develop academically, professionally, and personally within a collaborative environment that prioritizes wellbeing, growth, and achievement.
Postdoctoral scholars at the University of Waterloo are a vital component in supporting the overall intellectual strength of our institution. They play an active role in planning for and carrying out Waterloo’s research programs, build alliances and intellectual bridges to other institutions and provide mentorship to our students. In return, Waterloo offers postdoctoral scholars a supportive infrastructure and mechanisms for advancing their goals. Institutionally, we are pleased to present Waterloo-specific funding opportunities below. Applicants are encouraged to review the eligibility criteria for these programs before submitting their application; applicants may only apply to one of the three funding opportunities.
Provost’s Program for Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Scholars
The aim is to support emerging scholars who are engaging in cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research, as aligned with the University strategic plan to identify and solve challenges through approaches that extend beyond disciplinary boundaries such that increasingly complex, real-world programs can be solved. This program will support scholars whose work will bridge across different Faculties/departments, synthesize the knowledge of two (or more) disciplines, and result in high impact/innovative outcomes. Please visit Provost’s Program for Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Scholars (https://uwaterloo.ca/gspa/ips) for more information.
Value: $60,000 plus $5,000 research fund
Duration: 2 years
Application deadline: December 1, 2022
Provost’s Program for Black and Indigenous Postdoctoral Scholars
The aim of this program is to support Black and Indigenous scholars, as aligned with the University’s strategic plan to strengthen sustainable and diverse communities, with particular attention to promoting Indigenous initiatives and ensuring a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusivity for all. Successful scholars will improve the representation, participation and engagement of equity-deserving groups within our community, and support new and existing programs, policies, and processes that foster more diverse campus community. This program is aimed to advance emerging scholars whose work is transformative, is of societal importance, and has global impact. Please visit Provost’s Program for Black and Indigenous Postdoctoral Scholars (https://uwaterloo.ca/gspa/bips) for more information.
Value: $60,000 plus $5,000 research fund
Duration: 2 years
Application deadline: December 1, 2022
AMTD Waterloo Global Talent Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
The AMTD Waterloo Global Talent Postdoctoral Fellowship Program is designed to attract the most accomplished postdoctoral leaders from top universities across the globe. Through a generous gift from alumnus Calvin Choi, the AMTD Fellowship provides financial support to postdoctoral scholars with the goal of fostering boundless opportunities to develop research and scholarship at the University of Waterloo. Candidates for this program will be those who have a disruptive research agenda that accelerates the development of revolutionary talent in research and scholarship, for the betterment of society. Research focus should be in the areas identified as strategic areas of research strength, with work that challenges and advances disciplines, is transformative, and has global impact. As well, scholars should demonstrate leadership and external engagement within and outside the academy. Further details on the innovative AMTD Waterloo Global Talent Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, including application process and timelines can be found on the AMTD web page (https://uwaterloo.ca/gspa/amtd).
Value: $75,000 plus $7,500 engagement fund
Duration: 2 years
Application deadline: December 1, 2022
How To Apply
Please visit https://uwaterloo.ca/gspa/postdoc-funding-2023 to apply. Applicants are encouraged to review the eligibility criteria for these programs before submitting their application; applicants may only apply to one of the three funding opportunities and must have endorsement from a university of Waterloo faculty member prior to applying.
- Applicant connects with a proposed University of Waterloo faculty member through a Letter of Intent form found on the website (Applicant must follow up with faculty member by email with CV)
- University of Waterloo faculty member submits an endorsement form; GSPA contacts applicant
- Applicant contacts referees to provide reference letters
- Applicant completes and submits an online application by December 1, 2022
Foundation and Development Manager
Fundraising and Development Manager
Posting Date: Until filled
Term: Permanent, full-time
Hiring Range: $75-$85K annual salary
The Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging (RIA) is a charitable foundation that partners with the University of Waterloo, Conestoga College, and Schlegel Villages to enhance care and quality of life for older adults. Through engagement with key partners and collaborators, RIA supports practice-relevant research and knowledge mobilization. Research evidence is used to inform programs, education and training, and influence practice and policy.
The fundraising and development manager provides operational leadership to RIA fundraising in alignment with RIA values. This role is responsible for inspiring and securing donors and accountable for meeting or surpassing fundraising targets. Additionally, the fundraising and development manager will also be responsible for developing and executing the fundraising plan, leading donor stewardship, partnership and relationship development, and event planning. The individual will be capable of building superior relationships and be a people person. The fundraising and development manager will require a hands-on approach engaging in fundraising activities from start to finish. This role will work closely with the senior leadership team to profile the RIA, secure new donors and is accountable to the executive director.
The role will support RIA’s vision, mission, and values as well as have an interest and passion for enhancing quality of life and care for older adults and team members working in senior living.
- Fundraising Lead: Develop and execute an annual implementation plan to meet or surpass fundraising targets. Contribute to creative brainstorming to develop new and enhance existing methods to raise funds for the organization. Manage and execute fundraising policies and procedures. Design, execute and manage the annual business plans related to fundraising, which include activities such as giving projects, while controlling financial outlooks and budgets. Evaluate the performance of fundraising efforts to inform future activities and direction. Leverage technology to improve fundraising activities.
- Partnership and Relationship Development: Establish, maintain and foster relationships with donors and the community to build partnerships and enhance fundraising activities. Research potential donors to gain insight into needs, beliefs and donation habits to identify strategic and mutually beneficial partnerships. Create and maintain comprehensive donor recognition programs including accountability strategies to donors so they feel their donations are valued. Establish, manage and maintain a donor database to ensure a complete and orderly record of donors and to foster strong relationships and communication with all existing and future donors.
- Event Planning: Lead planning and delivery of RIA events and activities that profiles the RIA to prospective donors and the community.
- Communication: Excellent written and verbal communication skills (including the use of plain language) to interact and communicate with the RIA team, partners and donors. Excellent presentation skills to education and engage prospective donors with the RIA. Proactively communicate and engage with donors and the senior fundraising steering committee. Lead communication campaigns via newsletters, social media, mail to generate donations and develop collateral materials to support fundraising efforts.
- Other: Take on additional tasks, activities and special projects, as they arise.
Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations or related/field.
- Minimum of 5 years of experience in fundraising.
- Experience using Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems to manage donor engagement, communication and relations.
- Ability to exemplify a commitment to the RIA’s mission, vision and values.
- Creative, imaginative and entrepreneurial attitude towards fundraising.
- Ability to influence others using excellent communication skills.
- Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
- Exceptional communication skills, including oral presentations tailored to different audiences.
- Demonstrated financial aptitude and efficiency in use of financial digital tools.
- Managing multiple tasks and competing priorities in an organized and efficient manner.
- Ability to problem solve and drive, plan and manage change.
- Ability to lead and participate in committees and/or project teams.
- Demonstrated self-starter with a proactive attitude who can anticipate needs.
- Experience with evaluation and reporting on donor outcomes to influence direction and activities.
- Experience and fluency using Microsoft Office and Google Workspace products.
- Fluent in English. Fluency in French is an asset but not required.
- Must have a valid driver’s license and be available for travel.
- Eligible to obtain a police background/criminal record check.
Scope of Work
- Interpersonal Skills: Communicates effectively with donors, executive team, internal team members and external partners; professionally represents the RIA in all communications and at events.
- Level of Responsibility: Responsible for ensuring the effective and efficient implementation of fundraising activities to achieve or exceed fundraising targets.
- Decision-Making Authority: Accountable to make operational decisions for the day-to-day operations with support from the executive director.
- Physical and Sensory Demands: Minimal demands, typical of a position operating within an office environment; periods of extensive sitting at a desk and in meetings and concentrated use of visual senses; substantial repetitive keyboard/mouse movement; high sensory demands because of required concentration and attentiveness to detail and regular distractions and interruptions.
- Working Environment: Much of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position with frequent opportunities to move about. Office is located in a comfortable indoor area and options for hybrid work are available for this position. The work is varied and assignments may change frequently. Work will involve regular interaction with RIA team members and external partners and collaborators. There are deadline pressures, while at the same time there is a demand for thoroughness and accuracy. Travel, and a flexible working scheduling, which includes evening and weekend work, is required to perform the necessary duties of the position.
All researchers, employees and students of the RIA who will work with long-term care homes, colleges, universities and other partners are required to comply with the vaccination policies of those external organizations to complete their work. Of note, vaccination policies are subject to change. The requirement to comply with those evolving policies does not change.
The RIA is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion within its community and organization. We strongly welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, racialized groups, women, LGBTQ2+ people, persons with disabilities and people from other equity-seeking groups.
The RIA is pleased to accommodate individual needs in accordance with the Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) within our recruitment process. If you require accommodation at any time throughout the recruitment process, please let us know.
How to Apply
RIA invites applications (cover letter and resume) to be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org . Please include the job title in the subject line of the email.
St. Jerome's University
There are currently no opportunities at this time.
Conrad Grebel University College
Full-time Tenure-track Faculty Position in Peace and Conflict Studies
CONRAD GREBEL UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
Full-time Tenure-track Faculty Position in Peace and Conflict Studies
Conrad Grebel University College at the University of Waterloo invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in Peace and Conflict Studies that involves undergraduate and graduate teaching, scholarship, service, and community education. The successful candidate will have general teaching and scholarship expertise in Peace and Conflict Studies or related fields. The appointment will begin July 1, 2023.
The College will begin reviewing applications on October 15, 2022. We welcome and encourage applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, ethnic origin, religion, age, colour, gender, sexual orientation, or ability. Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
For further information about the College, department, position description, and application procedures, see www.grebel.ca/positions
Renison University College
Renison University College, affiliated with the University of Waterloo, acknowledges that we live and work on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples. Renison is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land promised to the Six Nations that includes ten kilometres on either side of the Grand River. Renison invites applications for the full-time (40 hours per week), definite-term position of Custodian/Housekeeper (grade 9, monthly salary range: $3,360.00 - $4,200.00). The anticipated contract duration is 5 months (February to June 2023).
Respected as an inclusive community that values the diversity of its faculty, staff, and students, Renison is committed to engaged education for the well-being of the world, offering degree programs reflecting social engagement through the School of Social Work, and the Social Development Studies Department; global engagement through our Culture and Language Studies Department and community engagement in our non-degree programs, including the English Language Institute, through the Centre for Continuing and Professional Education. More information about the College is available at uwaterloo.ca/renison.
Objectives: Reporting to the Manager of Facilities, the incumbent is a member of the Facilities Management team, who work closely together to ensure that each resident/guest/staff member receives a clean, safe, secure, comfortable and fully maintained environment. The Custodian/Housekeeper is a frontline position requiring the incumbent to work in a student residential and office environment. As such, various accommodations are often required in order to provide excellent service. For example: adjusting cleaning schedules/tasks to meet residents’/guests’/staffs’ needs for privacy and timelines and/or adjusting cleaning schedules/tasks to minimize disruption to residents/guests/staff, whenever possible. All tasks are to be performed as scheduled or prioritized in accordance with the Department’s standards of cleanliness and service. Additionally, the incumbent will represent Renison in a manner consistent with the values, goals, and strategic directions of the University College.
- Completion of the OSSD (Ontario Secondary School Diploma) or equivalent
- Proficient knowledge in standard cleaning procedures, chemicals, products and equipment
- Knowledge of the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System
- Minimum of 2 years’ experience performing light custodial work, ideally in a post-secondary residence setting. Experience with heavy custodial work is an asset.
- Excellent customer service and listening skills
- Strong attention to detail, reliable and honest
- High energy with the ability to work under pressure
- Demonstrated collaborative abilities
- Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and independently with minimal supervision
- Effective problem solving skills and an ability to work in an accommodating environment
- Proven time management and organizational skills
- Strong verbal and written communication skills including the ability to read and understand labels (Safety Data Shets) and instructions, particularly on the use and application of cleaning chemicals and products
- Cultural awareness and sensitivity
Application materials (including, at minimum, a resume and three references) should be submitted online through Interfolio. The review of applications will begin on February 1, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.
Renison University College respects, appreciates, and actively encourages diversity. As part of Renison’s commitment to equity within the College, we welcome and encourage applications from all qualified individuals with diverse experiences based on race, ethnic origin, religion, age, colour, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, ability or disability, including women, 2SLGBTQ+, Indigenous Peoples, and other visible minorities. While all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Renison is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates participating in all parts of the hiring process. Please contact a member of Renison’s Human Resources department with accommodation requests. Please note that only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
References will be solicited at a later stage in the process as needed. The successful candidate will be asked for consent to have an educational and criminal records verification completed. The criminal records verification provides an indication of the existence of adult criminal convictions, for which a record suspension has not been granted, within the RCMP National Repository of Criminal Records.
A full job description is available here.
United College (formerly St. Paul’s)
Assistant Professor in Indigenous Studies
Tenure-track Position in Indigenous Studies
United College at the University of Waterloo invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Indigenous Studies. The position will commence on July 1, 2023.
United College is the home of the University of Waterloo’s Indigenous student centre (WISC) and is the host of the University’s interdisciplinary programming in Indigenous Studies. United College is also developing genuinely Indigenized academic programming in the field of Indigenous entrepreneurship and delivering that programming across Canada.
Candidates for this position must hold (or be completing) a doctorate in a relevant discipline with a demonstrated record of scholarship focused on Indigenous Studies. Candidates with the lived experience of being an Indigenous person in Canada and living with close links to Indigenous communities will be strongly preferred. Preference will also be given to candidates who can contribute to other programs at the College, notably Human Rights, Indigenous Entrepreneurship or Religious Studies.
Applications should consist of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier, research statement and a list of three referees with contact information. The application must also include a two-page syllabus that shows how the candidate would structure a one-semester course titled, ‘Introduction to Indigenous Studies in Canada’. Applications, preferably in pdf format, may be sent via email directly to Charlene Hone. Questions about the position may be directed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. John Abraham. The closing date is Tuesday, December 6, 2022.
United College is proud to have a diverse employee group, including a high percentage of Indigenous colleagues. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority in the recruitment process.