Building a Bright Future Together
The Human Resources office at Waterloo is committed to delivering a variety of professional services to our community to support the impact themes of Developing talent for a complex future, Advancing research for global impact, Strengthening sustainable and diverse communities of the University’s vision of Connecting Imagination with Impact.
To attract, develop, and retain a high performing, diverse, and engaged workforce by delivering professional, equitable, employee-focused services and support.
The Human Resources office is a valued strategic partner that supports effective organizational performance.
Our Service Commitment
We are committed to providing responsive, employee-focused experiences.
2023 annual report
The Basic Principles of the Waterloo Workplace
The basic principles of the University of Waterloo workplace outline the University’s philosophy on maintaining a constructive workplace through open and clear communication.
- Focus on the situation, issue, or behaviour, not the person.
- Maintain the self-confidence and self-esteem of others.
- Maintain constructive relationships.
- Take initiative to make things better.
- Lead by example.
- Think beyond the moment.
Used under license from AchieveGlobal™
Green Office certification
Human Resources participates in the Sustainability Office's Green Office program and is Bronze certified. The Green Office program is a way for staff and faculty to participate in sustainable practices and to be a part of the change they want to see at the University of Waterloo.