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UWaterloo Talent Acquisition System (iCIMS)

The UWaterloo Talent Acquisition System (iCIMS) is the recruiting platform for regular full-time staff and CUPE positions, including secondments, temporary appointments and temporary reassignments.

*The position requisition has been streamlined for Workday

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Regular full-time staff

Temporary appointments

Employees on a temporary appointment are staff members with definite-term appointments for periods exceeding three months. Learn more about position definitions (.pdf).

Secondments & temporary reassignments

Secondments are fixed term opportunities for staff members to gain experience in another organizational unit. Temporary reassignments are intended for short-term coverage within the same organizational unit. Mission critical approval is not required for temporary reassignments. Learn more about position definitions (.pdf).

Student hiring (co-op, work placement, graduate)

Information on hiring a work placement student can be viewed on the Information for Employers web page on the Student Awards & Financial Aid website.

Casual employees

Learn more about paying casual employees.