The Office of the Associate Provost, Human Resources (APHR) is involved with several programs and initiatives at the University of Waterloo, such as:

Change Management

Change Management

Under the direction of the Associate Provost, Human Resources, the University of Waterloo offers a campus wide streamlined approach to managing change initiatives and is committed to supporting employees as they navigate through change. Services offered include: consultation with Change Management Prosci certified representatives and access to tools and templates.

Continuous Improvement

Continuous Improvement

Supporting the University's 2020-2025 Strategic plana Continuous Improvement culture provides a consistent framework and set of tools for improving processes within the University of Waterloo. Founded on Lean principles of defining value within work processes and improving operational work, Continuous Improvement principles empower employees to voice their opinion and feedback towards their everyday work and helps foster problem-solvers within a team.

 

Healthy Workplace

Healthy Workplace

Accountable to the APHR, the Healthy Workplace Steering Committee will ensure the establishment, maintenance and evaluation of a Healthy Workplace Plan for the University. The Healthy Workplace Plan will use as its model the framework for healthy workplace as developed by Excellence Canada, feedback from employee surveys, and priorities as established through the Strategic Plan

SEE Canada Grant

The SEE Canada Grant provides an opportunity for University staff members to further their professional development through idea-exchange and learning alongside counterparts at other Canadian universities, colleges, research institutions or industry-partner organizations. Up to five proposals for a maximum of $5000 each are funded every year

 

Past Initiatives