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Job id# 2657 -  Electrician - Plant Operations – 3 positions

Must hold an Ontario Provincial Electrician Certificate and a sound working knowledge of the Electrical Safety Code standards and a minimum of five (5) years experience as a certified electrician.  Knowledge of motor controls, electrical installations and electrical preventive maintenance is required.  Ability to read and interpret electrical diagrams and blueprints.

 

Job id# 2676 -  Mechanic I – Millwright - Plant Operations

Must have a minimum of a grade 12 education or equivalent, Millwright apprenticeship, Provincial trade certification and five years recent practical experience in the installation, operation and maintenance of  mechanical equipment such as fans, pumps, hot water and low pressure steam systems including steam traps, relief valves, air vents and process piping. Knowledge of trade tools, lathes and milling machines.  Must have the ability to read and interpret blueprints and drawings.  The Mechanic I Millwright does the work of other trades as required to the limit of their skill, training and code requirements.


Job id# 2656 -  Mechanic I – Controls – Plant Operations

Must have graduated from an approved technical college and have a minimum of five (5) years of continuous practical work on control systems.  Ability to troubleshoot and repair control systems equipment.  Must have knowledge of electronic and pneumatic controls and be familiar with comfort control systems, air supply and return units.  Requires good understanding of the operation and function of a building automation system.


Job id# 2739 -  Mechanic I- Plumber - Plant Operations

Must have Provincial Trade Certification and five years recent practical experience in plumbing maintenance in an industrial, commercial or institutional setting. Must be familiar with the installation and repair of industrial sized service mains, shut off valves, hydrants, domestic hot water systems, building heating, chilled water and low pressure steam systems. Must be familiar with maintenance requirements and procedures for testing and repair of wet and dry sprinkler systems. Must be able to read and interpret blueprints and drawings and direct the work of others as required. Backflow device certification is required. Performs the work of other trades as required to the limit of their skill, training and code requirements.

Job id# 2786 - Administrative Coordinator, Nanotechnology Program - Chemical Engineering - USG  6

Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent education or related experience. Minimum of two years’ administrative experience is required within an academic environment. Knowledge of undergraduate/graduate programs, CAEB and Graduate Review standards and reporting requirements are preferred.   Demonstrated experience with minute taking with the proven ability to coordinate, prepare and write reports. Excellent interpersonal skills and proficiency in oral and written communication skills. Attention to detail, excellent organizational skills and the proven ability to succeed in a dynamic and detail-oriented environment. Demonstrated ability to work in an environment with a wide range of duties and interruptions. Must be able to work independently. Intermediate level experience with Excel, Word, PowerPoint and experience with web content management software. Outreach and event planning experience preferred. Occasional weekend/evening work may be required.

Job id# 2844 -  LMS/QA Specialist, STEM – Centre for Extended Learning - USG  7/8

University degree in a related field or equivalent education and/or experience, or post-secondary training, including substantive experience in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) discipline. Demonstrated and extensive experience using an enterprise-level learning management system for online course development required; Desire2Learn preferred. Experience with functional testing; experience with usability and accessibility testing, a strong advantage. Excellent online writing skills; strong working knowledge of different style guides; proven experience with principles of good communication, editing, along with visual communication skills; superior attention to detail. Demonstrated experience with proof-reading / copy editing, a strong advantage. Proven ability to manage multiple projects and tasks, meet deadlines, and use good judgment and initiative in problem resolution. Demonstrated proficiency in productivity applications (word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software) and other web-based educational and collaboration tools. Experience with manipulating HTML and CSS. Proven ability to interact successfully with instructors, and communicate expectations as well as suggestions effectively and with tact and diplomacy. Demonstrated track record of working collaboratively in a team environment. Experience working in a higher education environment is strongly preferred; an interest in teaching and learning would be a benefit.

Job id# 2855 -  Information Systems Specialist - Information Systems & Technology - USG 9-12

University degree in Computer Science, or equivalent education and related experience required. Application development experience in a Microsoft environment (SQL Server, Visual Studio, C#, .NET MVC and WebForms, Reporting Services, Team Foundation Server). Significant experience with SQL Server development is essential, including stored procedures, custom functions, triggers, cursors and XML data types. Significant exposure to change management practices and procedures, including incident tracking, project prioritization, structured testing, version control and managed software releases; preference will be given to individuals with experience with larger, enterprise applications that support multiple stakeholders. Experience in a production support role is an asset. Creative problem solver with ability to find innovative solutions. Must have excellent interpersonal, customer service, communication (oral and written), organizational, research and analytical skills. Must demonstrate knowledge and application of sound application architecture design and practice. Must demonstrate knowledge of the overall Systems Development Lifecycle processes and practices in development methodologies (i.e. Waterfall, Agile). Proven ability to engage effectively with co-workers, clients, and third party partners with tact and diplomacy. Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team within a busy and dynamic environment. Experience as a team lead with a demonstrated ability to mentor staff required. Occasional work outside of regular business hours.


Job id# 2863 -  Systems Integration Specialist - Information Systems & Technology - USG 10-12

University degree in computing systems and software engineering or equivalent education and experience. Extensive background in Linux, Windows operating systems, IP-network services, Drupal administration and MySQL/postgres databases.  Experience working in a mixed Linux and Windows environment would be a substantial asset. Superior interpersonal, communication (oral and written), problem solving, analytical, project management and time management skills. Occasional work outside regular business hours may be required.

Job ID# 2756 - Information Systems Specialist – IST – USG 9-13

University degree required in a computer-related field; or equivalent education and extensive experience. Demonstrated experience in systems and business analysis, project management, customer service, as well as proficient technical skills on platforms such as Windows Servers, MSSQL databases, web applications, desktop computing, and system administration. Proven ability to leverage strong leadership competencies and liaise closely with client groups across campus and with development and technical staff in support of providing excellent client service for campus systems. The position also will require excellent troubleshooting ability along with hands-on experience in technical support. The successful candidate must have exceptional interpersonal, leadership, customer service, communication, organizational, research and analytical skills with proven ability to interact with co-workers, clients, and third party vendors with tact and diplomacy. Must work independently and as part of a team within a busy and dynamic environment, with experience managing multiple tasks at once. As such, occasional work outside of regular business hours will be required, including evenings and weekends.

Job ID# 2871 – Systems Integration Specialist – IST – USG 10-12

University degree in computing systems, software engineering or equivalent education and related experience. Strong employment history that demonstrates in-depth experience and problem-solving skills encompassing Windows Server operating systems and IP-network services. Extensive experience with Microsoft Exchange 2010/2013 including design, deployment and backup strategies; preference will be given to candidates who possess strong PowerShell programming skills. Experience deploying and supporting Microsoft Lync/Skype for Business, cloud email solutions or Blackberry Enterprise Service is considered an asset. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written) as well as skills related to problem solving, time management, software design and development. Proven skills assessing, recommending and implementing solutions that have a strategic impact. Demonstrated ability to interact with tact and diplomacy. Commitment to remain current in the field. Occasional work outside regular business hours maybe required.

Job ID# 2866 – Director, Partners for Action – Dean of Environment Office – USG 13

Knowledge of business sustainability and climate change issues as well as related governance and professional practice in Canada. Completion of a Master’s degree required. At least five years of experience with client/partner relationship development and management (both government and business-related experience preferred). Substantial experience with public relations, media management, and communication strategies and execution. Experience and demonstrated success with research project development and implementation, including scoping, funding, financial planning, reporting, and team formation and management. This position is contingent upon funding

Job id# 2879 -  Executive Director, Facilities - Plant Operations - USG  19

Post-secondary education in a facilities-related field such as engineering or architecture with at least ten years of progressive experience and a demonstrated track record of success in building construction and operations. Proven ability to construct, operate and maintain a large multi-campus facility serviced by complex utility infrastructure. Demonstrated track record of effective leadership and collaboration with various constituents at all levels and ranges of expertise. Proven root cause analysis experience with success in recommending and implementing strategic and value-added solutions on time and within budget and with a focus to continuously improve. Possess comprehensive technical knowledge of building and infrastructure systems and their related legislation/regulatory codes. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a deep commitment to customer service, proven financial acumen and negotiating skills, an innovative approach to problem solving and a track record of leading high performance teams with a culture of excellence and responsiveness. Outstanding critical thinking and decision-making skills combined with advanced analytical and planning abilities.


Job id# 2881 -  Online Learning Project Manager - Centre for Extended Learning - USG  10

A Master’s degree in education, educational technology, instructional design, or related field; or unrelated graduate or undergraduate degree with post-graduate diploma or certificate specializing in one of these fields, plus extensive experience. Five years’ experience managing projects in online learning, e-learning or a field related to education or training, with demonstrated success in leading multi-disciplinary teams and working with academic stakeholders. Strong understanding of formal project management practices, and proficiency in the use of electronic project management and online collaboration tools; Project Management Professional (PMP) certification an asset. Understanding of instructional design, learning theory and online learning best practices and working knowledge of media production tools and development strategies, learning management systems and other e-learning tools. Proven ability to accurately estimate e-learning development time requirements and costs.

Job id# 2875 -  Special Events Coordinator, Programming -  Federation of Students - USG 6

Undergraduate degree in a related field required or equivalent combination of education and/or several years’ experience planning and coordinating large-scale events. Experience planning social programming/events for undergraduate students is required including the development, coordination, and delivering programs and events aimed at enhancing the student life experience. Must have a demonstrated ability to relate to University student experiences and effectively communicate with student volunteers, part-time student staff, University departments, and corporate sponsors. Previous experience with budget management, marketing and soliciting sponsorship, negotiating contract services, and recruiting and leading volunteers is required. Attention to detail, excellent customer service, organization and time-management skills are required. The position requires work in non-traditional hours, often for extended periods of time outside the course of a typical working day.


Job id# 2888 -   Technical Resources Manager - Civil and Environmental Engineering - USG  11

BASc in Civil Engineering with a minimum 10 years of work experience in a research or relevant industrial setting; or MASc in Civil Engineering with a minimum five years of work experience in a research or relevant industrial setting; or three-year Technologist Diploma in Civil Engineering with a minimum 15 years of work experience in a research or relevant industrial setting. Strategic planning and project management experience; managerial experience with a proven ability to guide, mentor and professionally develop staff; demonstrated ability to foster constructive team relationships; exceptional verbal and written communication skills, including strong presentation and facilitation skills; ability to work under minimal supervision, including independent judgment in areas of time management, task prioritization and decision-making; extensive experience managing an occupational health & safety program.


Job id# 2893 -  Building Serviceperson II – Carpenter -  Plant Operations  - 2 Positions

The Serviceperson II - Carpenter must have a minimum of a Grade 10 education or the equivalent and three (3) years recent experience as a carpenter. The Carpenter must have a sound knowledge of the trade and an understanding of the related tools, shop equipment and techniques commonly encountered at the University. The Serviceperson II Carpenter must have the ability to read and interpret blueprints and drawings. The Serviceperson II - Carpenter does the work of other trades as required to the limit of their skill, training and code requirements.


Job id# 2887 -  Manager, Student Accessibility Service - AccessAbility Services - USG 13

We are looking for an accomplished professional and leader with knowledge and competency in accessibility as well as accommodation planning. Completion of a Master’s level or Doctorate degree in rehab health sciences, education, psychology or social work, and must be registered with a professional college/society recognized in Ontario. An active understanding of ethical practice as it relates to evaluation and implementation of accessibility accommodation standards is required. Working knowledge of habilitation, rehabilitation, disability and accommodation related to students in post-secondary settings is required.

Understanding and working knowledge of psychometric/psycho-educational and medical diagnoses are required, along with working knowledge of how best to develop and implement accommodation plans based upon psychometric/psycho-educational and medical documentation. Demonstrated success in leadership and management of staff and peers required. Experience in a student-focused (secondary or post-secondary school context) environment, with a background in providing assessment and accommodations services to students with special needs is strongly preferred. We are looking for a passionate and student-focused leader with competencies including strategic thinking, creativity, team building, change management, facilitation, sensitivity and political acumen as well as excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills. Candidates must have demonstrated ability to successfully build consensus and foster teamwork among a variety of stakeholders. Experience and knowledge of relevant legislation (i.e. AODA) and ethical guidelines especially related to the protection of privacy and human rights is essential. The successful candidate will be required to complete a Vulnerable Sector Check as a condition of employment for this role.


Job id# 2882 -  Financial Administrator – Ctr-Contact Lens Research - CCLR - USG  5

Completion of a college diploma in an accounting related field or equivalent education and/or experience. Minimum of three years’ experience in a financial setting with exposure to all aspects of business accounting. Proven aptitude for attention to detail and accuracy. Excellent communication (oral and written English), organizational and interpersonal skills. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Ability to work independently to develop and monitor the financial activity within CCLR. This position is contingent upon funding.


Job id# 2876 -  Building Serviceperson 1,  Mason -  Plant Operations

The Serviceperson 1 Mason must have a minimum of a grade 10 education or the equivalent, Provincial trade certification and five (5) years recent experience as a Mason. Must have a sound knowledge of brick, block and concrete construction and maintenance; the ability to read and interpret blueprints and drawings. The Serviceperson I Mason does the work of other trades as required to the limit of their skill, training and code requirements.


Job id# 2896 -   Senior Development Officer - Dean of Engineering Office – Development - USG 11

University degree, or equivalent education and experience is required. Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation and/or fundraising certificate is a strong asset. Minimum of five years of proven major gift fundraising experience with volunteer recruitment and management. Understanding and appreciation of the key role of a university education and in particular Engineering, and the crucial importance of attracting and retaining the very best talent (students, faculty, staff). Understanding of the university environment including the integration of research and teaching. Knowledge of giving vehicles and non-complex gifts. Proven competence in project management, multi-tasking, planning, analytical and organizational skills. A demonstrated ability to develop and implement strategies for major gift solicitations demonstrating success in personally securing and closing major gifts. Excellent communication, interpersonal, oral and writing skills including the expertise to create promotional materials and proposals. Political acumen and problem solving skills are required. Strong communicator who is comfortable working with a variety of stakeholders including community leaders, faculty and leadership and other advancement team members. Goal oriented and self-motivated with a demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently and effectively as part of a team with a broad mandate in a fast-paced, highly computerized and challenging environment. Excellence in computing skills; and knowledge of and excellence in working with fundraising software i.e Raiser’s Edge, Website content management and HTML experience, considered an asset. Willingness to travel and work extended hours as required (some weekends and evenings).


Job id# 2902 -  Undergraduate Program Assistant -  Recreation and Leisure Studies - USG  5

Demonstrated event planning experience, or student experience management. Proven writing ability in a variety of formats including web, email, social media, and public presentations. Independent judgment in areas of time management, task prioritization, problem-solving, and decision-making. Strong verbal communication ability and presentation skills. Ability to work independently and collaboratively, developing and maintaining effective working relationship. This position requires occasional evening/weekend work and occasional travel. Undergraduate degree in recreation and leisure studies program preferred. Equivalent post-secondary education and/or experience in communications, public relations, event management, and/or a related field considered. A driver’s license is an asset.


Job id#2904 & 2905 -  Manager, Institutional Research - Office of Research

A Master’s Degree or equivalent related education and experience, preferably involving the academic and/or research environment, is required. Strong attention to detail and extensive experience in a research environment. Demonstrated project management and administration skills as well as budget development and proven ability to evaluate and edit grant proposals. Ability to handle multiple priorities concurrently with conflicting deadlines is essential. Must possess exceptional interpersonal, relationship-building, and customer service skills, including a demonstrated ability to take a proactive and innovative approach to service delivery. The successful applicant will be a motivated individual with exceptional communication (oral and written), negotiation, consultation, presentation, analytical, leadership and organizational skills. Sound knowledge of institutional, provincial and federal guidelines relating to research. An effective working knowledge of formal agreement and contract requirements, the academic and research environment and university policies and procedures as they relate to research agreements, contracts, grants, financial management and human resources. Strong proficiency with a variety of computer software applications including word processing, spreadsheet, database management and web design software are required. Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently and within a team in a busy and varied environment. Proven ability to liaise appropriately with staff, faculty, government, and industry effectively and with tact and diplomacy. Some work outside regular business hours.


Job id# 2895 -   Societies Accountant and Administrative Assistant - Federation of Students

USG  7The Societies Accounting and Administrative Assistant is responsible for assisting the Societies with their accounting and administrative needs and ensuring their compliance of CRA, GAAP and HST provisions for a non-profit entity and Federation and University policies. Experience preparing monthly statements, financial analysis, and reconciliation of accounts, processing invoices and cheques, and preparing sales reports is required. The successful candidate will be working towards their CPA designation, currently at a senior level.  Superior communication, budgeting, organization and time management skills are essential. Experience supervising staff and working with students within a dynamic work environment is required. Excellent computer skills including accounting and Point of Sale experience are required. Must have a demonstrated ability to identify areas of weakness and to implement and maintain effective internal controls. This position requires excellent interpersonal skills to maintain effective working relationships with the Societies Executive. Some evening and weekend hours may be required.


Job id# 2894 -  OHD Coordinator Organizational & Human Development (OHD)- USG  8

Bachelor’s degree required, or a suitable combination of university studies and work experience. Experience in the delivery, facilitation, design and evaluation of developmental and training workshops and presentations. Excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication, presentation, project management, research and analytical skills.  Demonstrated leadership qualities along with creativity and flexibility. Sound judgment, tact, diplomacy and demonstrated problem solving skills. Strong commitment and knowledge of adult learning styles and principles. Proven ability to interact effectively with staff, faculty and students. Experience at providing exceptional service. Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a diverse team environment.  Knowledge of the University of Waterloo culture, organization and community. Experience with MS Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint required; MS Publisher is an asset. Completion of OHD’s Principles of Inclusivity workshop series would be an asset. Occasional evening and weekend work required.


Job id# 2913 -   Support Services Assistant -  English Language and Literature - USG 4

Some post-secondary education preferred; equivalent education and/or experience will be considered. Administrative experience required, preferably in an academic environment. Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite; advanced skills in Word, intermediate skills in Excel, Outlook, and web content management software required. Demonstrated excellent front-line customer service experience, with outstanding interpersonal skills, and a demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with others are required. Ability to provide clear and positive communication, excellent written communication skills, and attention to detail are required. Strong organizational skills and a proven ability to work independently, handle multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and contribute to a collaborative environment are imperative. Experience in UW business systems: Quest, Calendar Exchange, SharePoint would be an asset. Experience with minute taking is an asset. Knowledge of academic program requirements; proven ability to advise students helpfully, consistently and familiarity with university policies and procedures would be beneficial. This is a part-time position at 17.5 hours per week.

Job id# 2914 -  Institutional Analyst – Institutional Analysis & Planning( IAP) - USG  9-11

Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Economics, Public Policy or another related discipline. Master’s degree an asset. Combination of education and experience may be considered. 3+ years of experience in enrolment management and/or policy development and evaluation in a post-secondary environment, or transferable experience from within the broader public sector. Strong data mining and data analysis skills essential. Excellent written and verbal presentation skills with acute attention to detail. Experience writing reports, including translating statistical and analytical results for a variety of audiences. Experience collaborating and working with senior university administrators, including the provision of analysis, options and advice. Demonstrated problem solving skills with the ability to manage multiple concurrent projects with changing priorities. Well developed and effective interpersonal and organizational skills. Sound judgment, tact, and diplomacy, and a high degree of professionalism, discretion and confidentiality. Familiarity with, and experience working with Waterloo’s partners in the broader Ontario post-secondary education sector. An understanding of and commitment to the mission of higher education. Experience working with PeopleSoft and other UW software packages is an asset.


Job id# 2901 -  Marketing and Administrative Coordinator - Centre for Extended Learning - USG  8

Bachelor’s degree in a marketing/communication field, or equivalent education and experience. Knowledge of the fields of online learning, professional development, and adult education. Demonstrated ability to thrive in an integrated and collaborative team environment and to apply a positive team approach to working with colleagues and external partners. Knowledge, proven understanding and strong experience in integrated marketing, including web-based technologies, social media marketing, traditional media, email marketing and the evolving digital landscape. Experience with the development and implementation of innovative marketing plans. Proven ability to write dynamic and creative copy, with strong attention to detail. Possess advanced communications skills; verbal and written. Critical thinker with strong analytical and project management skills. Solid knowledge and demonstrated strength in both English grammar and the specialized requirements associated with writing for the web and other media. Proven experience using financial systems, budgeting, account reconciliation, and General Accounting Principles, preferably using University of Waterloo systems. Excellent interpersonal, customer service and organizational skills. Occasional travel and evening/weekend work may be required.


Job id#2918 -  Registered Nurse - Health Services - USG  9

Candidates must possess a Certificate of Competence and current membership with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Nurse and have demonstrated skills and relevant experience in a student health services program in a Canadian College or University setting. Must have current CPR or Basic Cardiac Life Support certification. Candidates must have 3+ years of experience providing patient care across the spectrum of problems encountered in the general population and young adults in particular. Knowledge and/or experience with principles of health promotion, immunization, communicable disease and TB control, sexual health, and harm reduction. Demonstrated history of good working relationships with colleagues, professional staff and the inter-professional team. Highly developed ability to organize time and set priorities effectively. Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision and to make clinical decisions within professional domain. Current experience using an electronic medical record required. Experience in public health, emergency/crisis intervention or urgent care clinic nursing is an asset. Some evening shifts are required.


Job id#2921 & 2922   Registered Nurse - Health Services - USG  9

Candidates must possess a Certificate of Competence and current membership with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Nurse and have demonstrated skills and relevant experience in a student health services program in a Canadian College or University setting. Must have current CPR or Basic Cardiac Life Support certification. Candidates must have 3+ years of experience providing patient care across the spectrum of problems encountered in the general population and young adults in particular. Knowledge and/or experience with principles of health promotion, immunization, communicable disease and TB control, sexual health, and harm reduction. Demonstrated history of good working relationships with colleagues, professional staff and the inter-professional team. Highly developed ability to organize time and set priorities effectively. Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision and to make clinical decisions within professional domain. Current experience using an electronic medical record required. Experience in public health, emergency/crisis intervention or urgent care clinic nursing is an asset. Some evening shifts are required. These positions are 17.5 hours/week.


Job id# 2927 - Registered Practical Nurse  - Health Services - USG  7

Health Services at the University of Waterloo is seeking applications for the position of part-time Registered Practical Nurse. The successful candidate will have strong communication skills and be part of an inter-professional team which works collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team.

Applicants must be graduates of a recognized School of Nursing program and hold current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario. They must demonstrate evidence of continuous clinical learning and hold a current Certificate of Competence in CPR or Basic Cardiac Life Support. A minimum of 2 years of relevant clinical experience in community based practice including knowledge of health promotion, Canadian Immunization Guidelines, communicable disease, sexual health, mental health and harm reduction. Experience in Public Health, emergency/crisis intervention or urgent care nursing an asset. Candidate must be willing to obtain training in triage assessments and be available to work some evenings (up to 8 pm).


Job id#2908 -   Manager, Facility Renewal & Planning - Housing and Residences - USG 10

Completion of a post-secondary diploma or degree or equivalent education and experience required. Specialization in a facilities-management field considered an asset. Knowledge of Project Management principles preferred. The successful candidate will be a passionate leader with experience supervising full-time staff and with knowledge and competencies in planning facility renewal and space utilization initiatives. Understanding and working knowledge of capital planning strategies, models, and practices required, along with working knowledge of strategies and practices related to the planning, design, construction, and renovations of buildings. Candidates must have demonstrated ability to build consensus and foster teamwork among a variety of stakeholders, including management and staff within a Plant Operations/Physical Plant/Facilities management environment. Exceptional communication, interpersonal, organizational, and planning skills required, along with the ability to analyze, negotiate, and solve problems with a continuous improvement mindset in a fast-paced environment. Alignment with departmental culture a must. Progressive experience in building management and operations, developing and managing budgets of $1M+, and managing multiple projects at once required. Proven abilities to read and interpret architectural drawings and relevant health and safety regulations and building codes, along with having proficient computing skills, especially with Microsoft Office applications, financial reporting software, and facility condition software, is required. Experience working in a student environment considered an asset. Knowledge of institutional construction estimating and procurement practices considered assets.


Job id# 2925 - Financial Coordinator - Electrical & Computer Engineering - USG 6

Post-secondary education in accounting or equivalent combination of education and experience. 3 years financial administration experience working in an enterprise-wide computerized accounting environment, preferably in a public sector environment. Extensive software skills (FileMaker Pro, FORE, SharePoint) with advanced Excel skills is essential. Proficiency with VLookup/HLookup, pivot tables, IF and macros will be assessed. Must have experience applying accounting principles and/or public sector accounting standards in order to advise on and ensure compliance. Experience manipulating large amounts of data, analyzing and synthesizing financial information to prepare reports. Experience reconciling accounts, identifying errors, and tracking expenses against budgets. Demonstrated problem solving skills to investigate and resolve discrepancies/variances is required.

High degree of accuracy, attention to detail, thoroughness, and consistency required. Demonstrated ability to explain financial information, policies and procedures effectively to a non-financial audience. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with ability to interact with people from a wide variety of backgrounds and cultures in a professional and patient manner. Strong customer service skills to handle enquiries and effectively resolve issues.  Excellent organizational skills with proven ability to manage a high volume of work efficiently and meet requirements without ongoing direction. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team environment. Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills needed to handle late payments and delinquent accounts. Demonstrated flexibility and adaptability within a changing environment.

Understanding of University of Waterloo's culture, policies, procedures and business systems an asset. Experience maintaining and following up on Accounts Receivable desirable.


Job id# 2920-  Records and Systems Assistant - Registrar’s Office - USG 5/6

The incumbent’s primary responsibility will be to develop and maintain undergraduate Academic Advisement rules in the student information system with direction from the Records & Systems Analyst – Advisement. Knowledge and experience in the interpretation and application of undergraduate academic degree requirements. Ability to parse document content for representation in Boolean logic. Proven ability to work independently with an excellent aptitude and sustained attention to detail when coding complex rules. Must have ability to build strong, collaborative, respectful relationships with peers in other departments. Proven ability to work in a team-focused environment. Demonstrated knowledge of PeopleSoft Student Administration is an asset. Strong computer skills in the Microsoft Office suite of products as well as SharePoint. Bachelor degree in mathematics or a suitable combination of related field or equivalent experience and/or education preferred. The interview process will include a skill test related to the job requirements.


Job id# 2929 -  Project Manager, Marketing & Communications - Registrar’s Office – Marketing & Undergraduate Recruitment - USG  9

Bachelor’s degree, preferably in marketing, communication, journalism or related field or suitable equivalent education and experience required. Comprehensive knowledge of the University of Waterloo coupled with solid experience developing and implementing marketing and communications plans and strategies. Extensive experience in promotional writing. Superior knowledge of both English grammar and the specialized requirements associated with writing for different types of communication vehicles is essential. Proven ability to develop research studies, interpret results, and translate data into actionable strategies. Experience leading design and project-based teams. Proven examples of creative ideas translated into workable and successful initiatives.  Result-focused, organized, highly motivated and detail-oriented with a high level of energy/high sense of urgency, with an understanding of time-sensitivity.  Ability to multi-task, process information expeditiously, and work in a fast paced collaborative environment.  The ability to build consensus and foster teamwork among a variety of stakeholders is essential. Knowledge of student recruitment marketing and enrolment management principles is a preference and previous experience writing for student audiences and audiences that influence prospective students is preferred.  Strong computer and software skills; Apple OS X operating system, Advanced Microsoft Office & Apple iWorks,   Basic Adobe Creative Suite, and Project Management software solutions; SmartSheet.


Job id# 2933 -  Coordinator of Business Operations - Athletics & Recreation - USG  5

Reporting directly to the Manager of Business and Facility Operations the ideal candidate will possess a College diploma or University degree or equivalent education and/or experience. Several years of experience in the field of recreation or in an office environment. Proven ability to train and mentor staff on computer systems and software platforms. Previous experience working in a payroll administration capacity a strong asset. Must have superior attention to detail, strong oral and written communications skills, and advanced MS Office skills. Experience in higher education is an asset. Must be knowledgeable in the operation of PC and MAC environments. Experience with Fusion software is preferred as this position is responsible for all registration processes for fitness, aquatics, and recreation.


Job id# 2934 - Manager of Recreation & Wellness -  Athletics & Recreation - USG 11

University degree, preferably in Recreation and Leisure Studies or Physical Education; or equivalent education and several years of experience in the field of Recreation. Professional development including experience with a broad range or sporting and recreational disciplines and coaching theory is required. Previous experience developing and implementing long range strategic plans and policies.  Managing and leading a large number of staff, fitness facility operations and athletic programs. Must have experience program planning for students with disabilities, risk management and safety protocols and an understanding of facilities scheduling. First Aid and CPR certification, Automated External Defibrillator training, and instructor certification in any of the program offerings within the scope of this position is required. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are a must, as the incumbent interacts with a variety of internal and external contacts on a regular basis. A commitment to student-service and the philosophy of supporting a holistic student-athlete experience is vital. Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, email and social media. Experience with Fusion software is preferred. This position may involve evening and weekend hours. The successful candidate may be required to complete a police criminal record check as part of the recruitment process.


Job id# 2931 -  Service Representative -  Centre for Career Action - USG  4/5

A University degree in addition to previous experience providing general office support and service in a high-volume environment. Strong customer service and team orientation and communication skills are required.  Good judgment in making appropriate referrals is essential. Intermediate Microsoft Office skills in Word, Excel and PowerPoint are required; high level expertise with employment system (such as JobMine) is preferred.  An understanding of career centre processes, policies and guideline is preferred, through previous experience working in a university or college career centre.


Job id# 2936 -  Web Design Specialist -  Federation of Students - USG  8

Completion of a Bachelor’s degree or related post-secondary diploma in a related field and equivalent work experience.  Experience administering and using a content management system in a multi-contributor environment. Proficiency with web technologies such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript. Experience with Source Code Management technologies such as Git or SVN . Extensive knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite.  Web layout skills, including knowledge of typography, graphic design, desktop publishing. Demonstrated understanding of best practices in navigation, user interface, usability, accessibility standards and testing. Skilled in designing for cross-browser compatibility, and ability to test and fix bugs across multiple browsers.  Proven expertise and strong working knowledge of all web communication platforms.  Responsibilities include the leadership, development and maintenance of all new and existing themes, layouts and designs of websites and applications for the Federation of Students. Excellent communication (oral and written), organizational, presentation and interpersonal skills.  Proven ability to manage multiple priorities and work independently and as part of a team in a busy and varied environment.   Some evening and weekends required and occasional lifting of heavy equipment.


Job ID#2827 -  Coordinator, Orientation – Student Success Office – USG 7

Undergraduate degree required or equivalent education and/or experience - preferably from the University of Waterloo. Experience in a student services setting working with students, faculty and staff preferred. Effective written and oral communication skills required. Demonstrated experience successfully managing change and proven ability to manage multiple priorities and projects. Demonstrated strong organizational and time management skills are required, with program management experience an asset. Volunteer management/previous staff supervision experience is required. The candidate will demonstrate ability to contribute to and thrive in a collaborative environment and to apply a positive team approach to working with colleagues both internally and externally to the University.

http://www.hr.uwaterloo.ca/.jd/00006037.html


Job id# 2948 - Technical Manager - Computer Science Computing Facility - USG 14

Master's degree in Computer Science or a related discipline together with relevant experience, or equivalent education and experience.  Commitment to client service, and flexibility, willingness, and ability to work with a diverse group of technical support clients, including faculty, staff and students.  Demonstrated management and supervisory experience, preferably in an academic environment.  Demonstrated transformational leadership skills with the proven ability to mentor, motivate, and develop staff members. Must have demonstrated proficiency in the evaluation and analysis of programs and process as well as proven success with analyzing, recommending, and implementing strategic value-added results. Proven technical leadership and ability across a variety of computing environments, including Linux, Windows, and Apple platforms.  Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team with other Technical Managers to provide leadership and strategic guidance to CSCF as a whole.  Excellent organizational, research, and project management skills at a senior level. Experience with financial management, including budget development. Excellent interpersonal, organization and communication (oral and written) skills. Current on best practices and must be committed to staying current in the field. Some work outside of typical business hours is to be expected.


Job id# 2903 -  Coordinator, Library Accessibility Services & AODA Advisor - Library - USG  9

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and experience required. Proven excellent communication skills, both oral and written, including de-escalation skills are required. Proven ability to develop and maintain strong partnerships and working relationships across multiple and diverse organizations, and across levels within organizations from specialist to executive level. Experience providing services for or working with persons with disabilities is required. The successful candidate will have a high level of comfort with technology including: the ability and aptitude to learn and use new technologies to enhance and deliver information services; knowledge of current trends, best practices, tools and technologies related to accessibility; experience with adaptive tools and technologies that support persons with disabilities in libraries; and experience in website maintenance and content development best practice using inclusive/universal design for learning and usability testing knowledge. Knowledge of AODA accessibility standards and their implementation in Libraries, as well as basic knowledge of copyright as it relates to persons with disabilities is required. The successful candidate will be a proven self-starter with demonstrated commitment to innovation, creativity, and excellence. Demonstrated ability to independently, as well as collaboratively, lead, plan, coordinate, implement and assess effective services, including managing multiple and simultaneous projects is required. Demonstrated ability to interact with all staff and patrons in a respectful and sensitive manner. Proven ability to work effectively in a service oriented environment, which values collaboration and collegiality. The successful incumbent will have experience instructing one-on-one and in small groups as well as staff training experience. Must have a strong understanding of space use, universal design and development in an inclusive manner. Ability to identify new service and engagement opportunities and to collaborate with library managers and colleagues on the feasibility, development and sustainability of new services and programs is required. Knowledge of disability issues, promotion & marketing design and implementation, and of ACE (Accessible Content E-Portal) and AERO (Alternative Education Resources Ontario) are assets. Experience with information service delivery in person or virtually is an asset. The successful candidate may be required to complete a vulnerable sector check as part of the recruitment process.

For more information about this opportunity, please seehttp://www.lib.uwaterloo.ca/staff/liboff/coordinator_library_accessibility_services.html


Job id# 2906 -   Library Associate, Special Collections & ArchivesLibraryUSG 6

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and/or experience required. Demonstrated interest in historical research and/or information management practices is required. Ability to manage time and projects in a varying paced environment. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both oral and written are required. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively on projects. Ability to work effectively and efficiently without direct supervision, carrying out assignments independently. A strong commitment to high quality service is essential. Demonstrated attention to detail. Proficiency with database applications to be used for describing archival materials, searching and retrieval of results. Previous experience working on digitization projects is required along with demonstrated experience using scanning hardware and image editing software for digitizing archival material including photographic items.

Assets: Experience working with special collections and archival materials. Familiarity with InMagic. Knowledge of and/or experience with Rules for Archival Description. Demonstrated experience with editing web content. Demonstrated experience with Waterloo Content Management System (WCMS). Working knowledge of German. Proven experience using social media.


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We invite applications/resumes for external career opportunities from all interested applicants. Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada will be given priority.

Those interested in applying for an available position listed below, are invited to contact Human Resources by the following method:

  • Emailing your resume to: hrresume@uwaterloo.ca
    Important note: To ensure that your application is successfully submitted, please put your cover letter, resume, and any other information into ONE document and have an unique file name such as yourname.doc. We will accept .doc, .docx, or .pdf files only. Always include the job opening number, job title and department in the subject line of e-mail submissions.

Due to the number of applications received, only applicants who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please note that if your e-mail does not include the job opening number, job title and department in the subject line, your application will not be considered.

How To Apply:

The job openings shown on this site are posted until the position has been filled.  Please note that the Effective Date displayed with the full job description is not related to the posting timeframe.

We invite applications/resumes for external career opportunities from all interested applicants. Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada will be given priority.

Those interested in applying for an available position listed below, are invited to contact Human Resources by the following method:

  • Emailing your resume to: hrresume@uwaterloo.ca
    Important note: To ensure that your application is successfully submitted, please put your cover letter, resume, and any other information into ONE document and have an unique file name such as yourname.doc. We will accept .doc, .docx, or .pdf files only. Always include the job opening number, job title and department in the subject line of e-mail submissions.

Due to the number of applications received, only applicants who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please note that if your e-mail does not include the job opening number, job title and department in the subject line, your application will not be considered.