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Job id# 2301 -  Staff Optometrist – Optometry Clinic – USG 12

Doctor of Optometry Degree (OD) or equivalent; completion of a residency program in the areas of Primary Care, Contact Lens and/or Ocular Health is preferred.  Several years of experience in an academic setting in a clinical supervisory role, preferably at Waterloo is required. General certificate to practice Optometry in Ontario is required, including the ability to prescribe therapeutic pharmaceutical agents (TPAs). Excellent organizational and communication skills required.  


 


Job id# 2218 Head, Collection Development - Library - USG 13

ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS degree, or equivalent. Demonstrated progressive responsibility and experience in leadership and management with a proven track record of achievement and success in a library setting; Demonstrated experience with financial reporting, budget development and licensing issues; Demonstrated ability to lead change, and identify and implement new resources and work methods, ability to identify and evaluate new opportunities effectively and efficiently; Demonstrated ability to analyze data and synthesize recommendations; Extensive knowledge of the principles of proactive information resources development and management, license negotiations, and strong vendor relationships in a local and consortial environment; Demonstrated ability to independently, as well as collaboratively, plan, coordinate, and implement effective collection development and eResources entitlements knowledge base projects, including managing multiple and simultaneous projects; Superior customer relationship management skills. Ability to maintain effective working relationships across multiple and diverse organizations, and across levels within organizations from specialist to executive level; Knowledge of collection assessment and evidence-based collection development principles; Demonstrated experience in leading and managing staff, including staff development and coaching; Demonstrated experience in addressing challenges and opportunities associated with a rapidly changing environment; Excellent organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills; Demonstrated commitment to innovation, creativity, and excellence; Demonstrated excellent communication skills, both oral and written, with the ability to foster positive working relationships and build partnerships; Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a service oriented environment, which values collaboration and collegiality; Knowledge of current practices and trends in the areas of information resources development and management, collection discovery, scholarly communication, higher education and assessment of library information resources; Extensive knowledge and experience in electronic resources development and with Electronic Resource Management (ERM) System(s); Demonstrated ability to interact with all staff in a respectful and sensitive manner; Strong interest in the higher education sector and libraries, and an understanding of the trends, issues and challenges facing academic libraries in the provision of digital content; Experience in an academic library setting is an asset.


Job id# 2355 - Practice Leader, Nursing - Health Services - USG 12

Qualified Registered Nurse and graduate of a recognized School of Nursing.  Must hold current membership with the College of Nurses of Ontario and demonstrate evidence of continuing clinical education including current Certificate of Competence in CPR or Basic Cardiac Life Support.  At least 5 years relevant clinical practice experience in community based practice.  Strong management skills, team building and conflict management experience required. Previous experience with an electronic medical record (EMR) program.  Knowledge and/or experience with principles of health promotion, immunization, communicable disease and TB control, sexual health, mental health and harm reduction. Highly developed demonstrated ability to organize time and set priorities effectively.  A Bachelor of Science in Nursing with post-graduate management training is preferred.  Experience in public health, emergency/crisis intervention or urgent care clinic nursing is an asset.  Some work during the evenings (up to 8pm) is required.


Job id# 2355 -  Practice Leader, Nursing – Health Services – USG 12

Qualified Registered Nurse and graduate of a recognized School of Nursing.  Must hold current membership with the College of Nurses of Ontario and demonstrate evidence of continuing clinical education including current Certificate of Competence in CPR or Basic Cardiac Life Support.  At least 5 years relevant clinical practice experience in community based practice.  Strong management skills, team building and conflict management experience required. Previous experience with an electronic medical record (EMR) program.  Knowledge and/or experience with principles of health promotion, immunization, communicable disease and TB control, sexual health, mental health and harm reduction. Highly developed demonstrated ability to organize time and set priorities effectively.  A Bachelor of Science in Nursing with post-graduate management training is preferred.  Experience in public health, emergency/crisis intervention or urgent care clinic nursing is an asset.  Some work during the evenings (up to 8pm) is required.


Job id# 2368 -  Information Systems Specialist - Business/Information Architect –Information Systems & Technology – USG 9-14

University degree or equivalent education and extensive relevant work experience in the humanities, social sciences, business, or STEM disciplines is required.  Must have a proven work record showing competency in business and information architecture, analysis, modeling, and requirements gathering; experience in business process re-engineering and/or mapping is a definite asset.  An understanding of design thinking approaches with a well-developed and proven ability to lead workshops and design sessions is crucial.  A background in maintaining meticulous records of client interactions and artifact collections is beneficial.  Experience teaching or mentoring is an asset.  Any UX or Human Factors Design experience is beneficial but not a necessity. The candidate should be comfortable giving presentations to small and large audiences regarding the projects they are involved in.  Must also possess a diplomatic savvy to bring multiple divergent stakeholders together to focus on an end goal.  Excellent interpersonal, time management, analytical, problem solving, and communication skills, both written and oral, are required.  Must be able to work independently and as part of a team within a fast-paced and dynamic environment.  This position is within an emerging matrix-like organization.  Skills and experience with various project management styles is valuable.  An ability to lead and/or manage projects is preferred.


Job id# 2372 -  Information Systems Specialist - Strategic Architect – Information Systems & Technology – USG 11-14

University degree in a systems discipline or equivalent education and relevant work experience is required.  Through past work experience, must be able to show competency in applications and technology architecture, requirements gathering, and strategic planning.  Must have a background in project management and team leadership.  This role will involve managing, leading, and coordinating a distributed network of application and technology architects throughout a large decentralized organization.  Proven ability to guide perceived local needs towards institutional strategic goals is beneficial.  Any ITSM, client-centric service design, or organizational design experience would be beneficial but not a necessity.  The candidate should be comfortable giving presentations to small and large audiences regarding the projects they are involved in.  Must also possess a diplomatic savvy so they are able to bring multiple divergent stakeholders together to focus on an end goal.  Excellent interpersonal, time management, analytical, problem solving, and communication skills, both written and oral, are required.  Must be able to work independently and as part of a team within a fast-paced and dynamic environment. This position is within an emerging matrix-like organization. Skills and experience with various project management styles is valuable.  An ability to lead and/or manage projects is preferred.

Job id# 2373 -  Engineering Instructional Support Tutor – Engineering Undergraduate Office – USG 8-10

A minimum Bachelor’s degree in engineering, a closely related discipline, or equivalent work-related experience.  Some experience in a teaching or engineering environment will be useful. Solid background in the areas of computer programming, electric circuits and electromagnetics.  Strong background in first year engineering calculus, algebra and physics.  Exceptional ability to tutor and instruct students in first year engineering courses.  Excellent organizational, communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.   Proven ability to build strong mentoring relationships for tutoring and advising first year engineering students.  Sound judgment, tact, diplomacy and demonstrated problem solving skills. Ability to learn quickly and to work independently with a minimum of supervision and in a team environment is necessary.  Must have experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.  Advanced knowledge of a number of procedural and object oriented programming languages, such as: C, C++, C#, Java, Matlab, Maple.  Advanced knowledge of commonly available hardware and software, such as: Lego Mindstorm, Adruino, RobotC.  Advanced knowledge of analog and digital multimeters, oscilloscopes, DC power supplies, LCR meters.   Supervisory experience in a technical environment is preferred.   Engineering experience and eligibility for licensing as a professional engineer in Ontario are assets. Salary and USG level will be commensurate with qualifications.

Job id# 2337 - Information Systems Specialist, Database Administrator - Information Systems and Technology - USG Level: 11-13

University Degree or equivalent education and experience in a computer-related field.  Demonstrated sound understanding of database concepts, utilities and tools.  Must have a good understanding of the underlying operating system, physical database design, disaster recovery tools and best practices, data integrity, security management, tuning practices and tools, resource management and the overall SDLC as it pertains to the database.  Must have an appropriate familiarity of the portfolio of implemented application systems.   Must have sound communication skills with management, development teams, vendors and systems administrators, the ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines and a working knowledge of the business and the business data.  The candidate must have a minimum 5 years of experience in database administration.  The role will involve support for both Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server.

Job id# 2376 -  Clinic Manager - Optometry Clinic - USG 9

Degree in Business Administration, and/or equivalent education or experience.  MSc in Business Administration preferred.  Extensive experience working in a healthcare environment in a managerial role; proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) and experience working with an electronic clinic management and medical records system; strong organizational and analytical skills, and effective interpersonal and negotiation skills.  Proven skills in efficiency, diplomacy and tact in interactions with faculty, staff and students.  Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment. Supervisory experience is required.

Job id# 2356 -  Computer Systems Technician – Library – USG 7

Undergraduate degree or equivalent in education and experience.  Must have proven excellent communication and interpersonal skills; proven self-starter; demonstrated commitment to high-quality customer service; supervisory experience with proven strong mentoring ability for Co-op student employees; demonstrated ability to consult with and advise staff individually on routine or special use of  library supported computing hardware and software; proven aptitude with Microsoft Windows/MacOS operating systems, core software applications; analytical and problem-solving skills; proven ability to manage and prioritize tasks.  Experience with specific library operations/workflows and a familiarity with the Library’s hardware/software infrastructure is an asset. Moderate lifting and carrying of computing equipment is required. Evening or weekend work may be required occasionally to cover emergencies related to workstation compromises or to expedite workstation upgrades to minimize client impacts.


Job id# 2375 -  Research and Administrative Coordinator - Centre for the Advancement of Co-operative Education (WatCACE) - USG 8        

Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience and education required.  Demonstrated research ability with projects involving quantitative and qualitative analysis.  Strong computing skills including a demonstrated ability to learn new software. Experience with SPSS and NVivo or other statistical software a requirement.  Superior oral and written communication skills including the ability to write research papers and deliver presentations to various audiences within and outside the university.  Excellent organizational, interpersonal and problem solving skills.  Proven ability to work independently with minimal direction and as a team member.  Proven supervisory/leadership experience an asset.  Knowledge of Waterloo’s co-op program and processes an asset. This is a part-time position-17.5 hours per week.

Job id# 2378 -  Systems & Integration Specialist - Registrar’s Office - USG 9

Within the Marketing & Undergraduate Recruitment (M&UR) unit of the Registrar’s Office (RO), the Systems and Integration Specialist is responsible for researching, developing, managing, and continually enhancing the functionality of M&UR’s technology systems and applications, digital initiatives, and websites as well as providing expertise, technical support, and training for the M&UR team and on-campus partners with respect to such initiatives.

The successful candidate will have a university degree, preferably in a technology-related field such as computer science or software engineering, or relevant industry experience. Applicants must have proven expertise in programming languages, including but not limited to HTML/XHTML, PHP, MySQL/MSSQL or other relational database technologies, CSS, and JavaScript/jQuery. Experience in the implementation, integration, and customization of enterprise technology (ideally including CRM) with ability to manage both applications and databases. Demonstrated understanding of best practices in information architecture, the identification of functional requirements, user interfaces, usability testing, accessibility standards, and testing.

Candidates should also possess a clear understanding of the preferences of prospective students and influencers with respect to technology. Demonstrated ability to thrive in and contribute to an integrated and collaborative team environment and to apply a positive team approach to working with colleagues.

Job id# 2360 - Senior Development Officer – Dean of Arts – USG 11

University degree and recent fundraising experience with 3-5 years of progressive fundraising experience and knowledge in securing major gifts; or extensive equivalent education and experience.  Experience developing strategic cultivation, solicitation and recognition plans, successfully working within a performance management/metrics environment is required.  Must possess senior volunteer management experience including recruiting and working with volunteers to support cultivation and solicitation strategies. Excellent communication skills, written and oral, are required and a proven ability to work in a highly complex and demanding environment, managing and collaborating with multiple partners, from across campus and externally. Strong organizational, problem-solving and analytical skills are required. Hands-on experience with a relational fundraising database, such as Raisers Edge is a strong asset.  Experience fundraising in a university environment is considered a strong asset.

Job id# 2384 -  Administrator, International Research and Partnerships- Office of Research - Waterloo International -
USG 7

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and experience, with a minimum of two years in a project management and/or administrative role, preferably in an academic or research environment. Outstanding interpersonal skills, with proven success in providing exceptional customer service.  Awareness of and sensitivity to cultural, language, religious, political, socio-economic, and other relevant factors in areas associated with uWaterloo’s international interests.  Proven aptitude for clear and positive communication, excellent written and oral communication skills, and superior attention to detail. Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and experience with InfoEd or other records management software; Familiarity with web content management.  Demonstrated ability to present data clearly and professionally to various professional audiences.  Evidence of mature, competent, professional, and credible presence appropriate for interacting with external funding sponsors and agencies; faculty members; and university administrators, staff, and students. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively, maintain confidentiality, exhibit sensitivity to the needs and interests of varied stakeholders, and support a diverse team within individual departments and across a larger institution.  Strong organizational skills coupled with proven ability to take initiative, work independently, handle multiple tasks, meet conflicting deadlines, and excel in a fast-paced environment characterized by changing priorities.  Demonstrated ability to thrive in and contribute to an integrated and collaborative team environment and to apply a positive team approach to working with colleagues.  Understanding of university policies and procedures, particularly related to research administration and international experience, would be beneficial.


Job id# 2391 -  Manager, Immigration and Visa Support Services - Waterloo International - USG 12

Undergraduate degree and Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant or LLB or Paralegal or JD with membership in good standing in a Canadian provincial or territorial law society. Must have at least six years of comprehensive immigration experience with a strong understanding of current legislation and best practices in the field. A minimum of three years of progressive management responsibility in a business or institutional environment, including evidence of successful budget development and management as well as highly developed leadership skills with the proven ability to motivate and develop staff. Expert knowledge of Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC), Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC), the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC), the Canada Border Service Agency, Canada Revenue Agency, Settlement.org; Personal Income taxes for residents and non-residents Expertise in dealing with international students and international education systems.  Strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills as well as superior written and oral communication.   Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills with demonstrated ability to work collaboratively, build consensus, maintain confidentiality, exhibit sensitivity to the needs and interests of a variety of stakeholders.  Awareness of and sensitivity to cultural, language, religious, political, socio-economic, and other relevant factors in areas associated with uWaterloo’s international interests.  International experience and fluency in a second language are strong assets. 

Job id# 2388 -  Co-op Student Experience Manager - Cooperative Education & Career Action - USG 10

University degree or equivalent education and/or experience required.   Candidates must demonstrate familiarity with the pedagogy underlying co-operative and experiential education, proven success in managing projects involving multiple stakeholders, experience with program evaluation and assessment technologies, database management and analytic competencies, polished interpersonal, relations management and teaming skills to work comfortably and credibly with students, senior administrative, faculty and staff partners alike.  In addition, the CSEM must be an intuitive self-starter with a flexible, integrative orientation to solving problems and the ability to communicate ideas and conclusions succinctly to various audiences.   The successful candidate will lead a major project to identify student and employer co-op experience measures this year.

Job id# 2363 – Lab Demonstrator – Physics – USG 8

B.Sc. in Physics preferred or equivalent education and/or experience. Some experience with physical instrumentation and related analytical tools required. Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills. Proven ability to work independently. Ability to collaborate with faculty and graduate students. Intermediate computer skills required. Teaching experience, supervisory skills, and technical writing experience an asset.

Job id# 2395 -  Director, Enterprise Systems - Information Systems and Technology - USG 18

Responsible for planning, design, development, implementation and support of sustainable and secure information system and technology services to the University and to other groups within Information Systems and Technology (IST). The incumbent shares overall responsibility for day-to-day management of IST with the other Directors and the CIO. The Director demonstrates campus-wide leadership in the successful deployment, support and evolution of the University’s Enterprise Applications for a diverse group of Academic Support, Ancillary departments and Faculties. S/he is responsible for defining, providing, refining, improving, and modifying the services provided in response to changes in business processes, technology, the University environment, and IST priorities. The Director develops and maintains key relationships with Academic Department and Faculty stakeholders. University degree in a Computer-related field or equivalent post-secondary education with extensive experience with ERP technology. Must have 10-12 years of progressive experience with a proven track record of achievement and success within Information Technology. Proven ability to foresee application-based services that meet needs and solve business issues of the University. Strong leadership and project management skills essential. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to effectively present strategies and plans to senior management. Proven ability to communicate technical concepts to technical and non-technical audiences. Demonstrated ability to influence, negotiate, and develop relationships at multiple levels within a diverse and multi-functional environment. Strong organizational and problem solving skills combined with analytical and planning abilities, Strong business acumen. Flexible adaptable and consultative management style. Ability to conceptualize and address current and future challenges in a logical manner. Very results oriented.

Proven reasoning and decision-making ability at a senior management level. Innovator with a high energy level. Intermediate knowledge of development methodologies and frameworks. Intermediate application architecture knowledge. Knowledge of Application and Middleware Technology. Knowledge of Microsoft SharePoint and Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Job id# 2396 -  Faculty Relations Manager - Coop Education & Career Action – USG 12

University degree and 7 years of related experience, including experience in front-line or account management, and experience in academic settings or equivalent education and/or experience. Previous work at the faculty administration level preferable.  Politically savvy and a strong relationship builder.  Excellent written and oral communications.   Proven ability to negotiate, advocate, support, and respond to informational requirements or queries.  Proven ability to handle multiple priorities.  Experience in management and leadership with a high degree of professionalism and strong analytical skills.    Proven influencing and teamwork skills, and the ability to lead co-workers in projects and teams.  Program/project management experience is an asset.  Research planning and executing web-based research is an asset.  The successful candidate must be a dynamic, results-oriented and a collaborative individual who will function as a senior, single point-of-contact between an a Faculty and CECA supporting strategies that affect the integration of academic and co-operative education programs and providing oversight of the relationship of the Faculty as an employer of uWaterloo co-operative education students.

Job id# 2385 -  Digital Repository Librarian – Library – USG 8-13

ALA-accredited Master of Library Science degree, or equivalent.  Experience with digital repositories and content management systems.  Demonstrated ability to independently, as well as collaboratively, plan, coordinate, and implement effective digital projects, including managing multiple and simultaneous projects.  Project management experience (preferably Agile methodology) with complex digital initiatives involving many stakeholders.  Knowledge of digital preservation standards and best practices.  Proficiency with well-formed XML; strong, demonstrated facility with standards-based non-MARC metadata (eg. Dublin Core); ability to investigate and learn new metadata standards as required.  Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively on projects across a wide range of departments and for varying audiences. Demonstrated creativity with library services and intellectual curiosity.  A strong commitment to high quality service.  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both oral and written. Ability to work effectively and efficiently without direct supervision.  Knowledge of research data management trends in academic libraries.

Assets: Familiarity with digital repositories (eg. Islandora, Drupal, Fedora Commons, DSpace, Dataverse, etc.). Familiarity with Open Access digital scholarship publishing platforms (eg. Open Journal Systems). Intermediate programming and/or system administrator skills; experience working with programmers (e.g., writing spec and use cases).


Job id# 2392 -  Energy Services Manager – Plant Operations – USG 12

A degree in Mechanical Engineering is preferred.  A combination of extensive experience related to building HVAC, automation and electrical infrastructure systems combined with a post-secondary designation related to building sciences and technologies will be considered.  Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the design, commissioning and operation of building HVAC and control systems.  Must have project management experience which demonstrates developing project plans, schedules and budgets.  A strong understanding of building, construction, plumbing and electrical codes and the hazards of all materials and processes encountered is required.  Must display legislative acumen pertaining to  MoL and MoE regulations, OHSA, WHMIS, and other related legislation and guidelines.  Excellent communication skills (oral and written), research and analytical skills are required.  Supervisory experience and proven leadership skills with the ability to interact with stakeholders at all levels of the institution must be demonstrated.  A strong knowledge of best practices in the field with proven success in recommending and implementing strategic initiatives is essential.  Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, computer assisted drawing applications, and enterprise resource systems is required.  Occasional work outside of standard business hours.

Job id# 2402 -  Associate Director, Treasury & Tax Services – Finance – USG 14

The successful candidate will be a dynamic and energetic professional accountant (CA, CMA, CGA) with a university degree who will be part of the management team in Finance. Primary responsibilities include; investing and managing the university’s short and long-term cash requirements; overseeing the university’s property and liability insurance program; implementing and managing a tax advisory service for university business activities; and, managing, reporting, and assisting with other diverse finance and treasury responsibilities including the reconciliation of monthly and quarterly reports from investment managers and custodian on endowment and pension funds.

He/she must have extensive experience in an enterprise-wide computerized accounting environment with management responsibilities, a broad knowledge of investment and financing vehicles and cash management techniques, good working knowledge of income tax and commodity tax rules and familiarity with insurance terminology and contract language preferred. He/she will have an in depth understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and their application to not-for-profit organizations, be a conceptual thinker with strategic planning skills and initiative capable of working independently with a strong work ethic. Proven leadership skills are essential. The individual will be an advanced user of Microsoft Office applications and knowledge of Oracle E-Business Suite an asset. Strong technical, analytical and problem solving skills with exceptional attention to detail, time management skills, superior interpersonal, communication and listening skills, and a high degree of judgment, tact and diplomacy are essential. 

Job id# 2406 -  Manager, Corporate Accounting and Financial Reporting – Finance – USG 13

The successful candidate will be a professional accountant (CA, CMA, CGA) with a university degree and management experience in an enterprise wide computerized accounting environment.  Primary responsibilities will include: ensuring the accurate and timely recording of all corporate transactions; overseeing the bank reconciliation process; managing the financial reporting to external agencies; assisting with the year-end audited financial statement reporting process; and managing the reporting of external entities under the university’s control to satisfy statutory requirements;.

He/she will possess advanced accounting and technical skills to deal with complex reporting and accounting issues and an in depth understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and their application to not-for-profit organizations is preferred. He/she must be a conceptual thinker with strategic planning skills and initiative and is capable of working independently with a strong work ethic. Proven leadership and mentoring skills are essential. The individual will be an advanced user of Microsoft Office applications and knowledge of Oracle E-Business Suite is an asset. Strong analytical and problem solving skills with exceptional attention to detail; superior time management, interpersonal, communication and listening skills; and a  high degree of judgment, tact and diplomacy are essential

Job id# 2401 -  Manager, Revenue Accounting – Finance – USG 12

The successful candidate will be a professional accountant (CA, CMA, CGA) with a university degree and management experience in an enterprise-wide computerized accounting environment. Primary responsibilities will include: coordinating all activities related to the receipt, recording and control of the university’s non-tuition revenue and accounts receivable; implementing and maintaining adequate and effective internal controls over cash handling activities; researching and recommending technological solutions to improve cash handling processes, including e-commerce; and ensuring all new revenue generating activity is consistent with the university’s strategic plans. 

He/she will possess an in depth understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and their application to not-for-profit organizations is preferred. He/she must be a conceptual thinker with strategic planning skills and initiative and is capable of working independently with a strong work ethic. Proven leadership and mentoring skills are essential. The individual will be an advanced user of Microsoft Office applications and knowledge of Oracle E-Business Suite is an asset. Strong analytical, technical and problem solving skills with exceptional attention to detail; superior time management, interpersonal, communication and listening skills; and a  high degree of judgment, tact and diplomacy are essential.

Job id# 2407 -  Financial Reporting Analyst – Finance – USG 10

The successful candidate will be a professional accountant (CA, CMA, CGA) with a university degree and experience in an enterprise-wide computerized accounting environment.  Primary responsibilities will include:  accurately recording and reporting the university’s financial information in a timely manner; completing bank reconciliations; preparing working papers as part of the year-end audited financial statement reporting process and preparing reports related to external entities under the university’s control.

He/she will be knowledgeable of generally accepted accounting principles and their application to not-for-profit organizations is preferred. He/she must be capable of working independently with a strong work ethic. The individual will have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and knowledge of Oracle E-Business Suite is an asset. Strong analytical, technical and problem solving skills with exceptional attention to detail; excellent time management, interpersonal and communication skills; and a high degree of judgment, tact and diplomacy are essential.

Job id# 2408 -  Business/ Systems Analyst – Finance – USG 11 –  (2 positions)

The successful candidate will be a professional accountant (CA, CMA, CGA) with a university degree and financial system experience in an enterprise wide computerized accounting environment.  He/she will be responsible for optimizing the application of technology, business and accounting with regards to financial and finance-related systems and for transforming business processes and reporting.  Primary responsibilities will include: researching and analyzing new business and system initiatives and developing business cases and in-depth system expertise.

He/she will possess an in depth understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and their application to not-for-profit organizations is preferred. He/she must be a conceptual thinker with strategic planning skills and initiative and is capable of working independently with a strong work ethic. With a solid understanding of the business analyst body of knowledge and an appreciation for project management, the individual will transform stakeholder requirements into effective, efficient and progressive systems.  The individual will be an advanced user of Microsoft Office applications and proficient in using analytical and process diagram software.  The individual will have proficient knowledge of enterprise wide financial systems; Oracle E-Business Suite or Peoplesoft Campus Solutions is preferred. Strong analytical and problem solving skills with exceptional attention to detail; superior time management, interpersonal, communication and listening skills; and a  high degree of judgment, tact and diplomacy are essential. 

Job id# 2411 -  Internship & Experiential Learning Manager – Stratford Campus – USG 10

University undergraduate degree required or equivalent education and experience. Master’s degree in a related area preferred.  Post-secondary school experience in a Career Centre or faculty level equivalent preferred. Knowledge of co-op/internship education and job market in associated fields required. Demonstrated client service, consultative sales, business/relationship development success. Experience developing extracurricular programs for undergrad/grad students preferred. Proven ability to coach and inspire students and staff. Experience setting goals, developing plans and tracking performance.  Advanced experience in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint as well as Skype/email/mobile.

Job id# 2412 -  Administrative Manager – Geography – USG 8

Some post-secondary education, with several years of administrative experience, preferably in an academic environment or equivalent education and/or experience.  Previous Experience working with financial records including monitoring departmental budget.  Proven experience in the supervision of staff required and handling sensitive and confidential matters.  Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite; Word, Excel, Outlook and web content management software required.  Experience with MyHRinfo,  Quest,  Infosilem and FORE would be an asset.  Outstanding interpersonal skills, with a demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with others and provide excellent customer service. Ability to provide clear and positive communication, excellent written communication skills, and attention to detail. Strong organizational skills and a proven ability to work independently, handle multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and contribute to a collaborative environment. Familiarity with university policies and procedures, particularly related to finance and course scheduling, would be beneficial.

Job id# 2382 -  Database Administrator - Centre for Sight Enhancement - USG 9

Bachelor's degree or college diploma in a computing discipline or equivalent education and/or experience.  Experience in network security, RDBMS, and  form and report development required. Advanced Excel knowledge is required.  Excellent communication, (oral and written) attention to detail and problem solving skills required.  Familiarity with SQL, Oracle and Unix is beneficial.  Understanding of PHIPA legislation would be an asset.  This position is funded through a contract with the Ministry of Health and is contingent upon funding.

Job id# 2418 -  Assistant Director of Residence Facilities – Housing & Residences – USG 13

A university degree or equivalent education and experience is required. An advanced degree and/or education in business administration and/or organizational development would be a valuable asset. A College Diploma in a construction related field, a Certificate of Apprenticeship or Certificate of Qualification in a construction related field or equivalent education and experience would be an asset. Experience with building management, project management and operations and working in a student environment. Experience managing others is required, preferably in a mid to large organizational setting. Must possess experience developing a culture which values safety. Building construction and/or renovation experience and experience with procurement and managing contract providers would be an asset.  Success in this role will require someone with a proven ability to create a culture which inspires his/her team to think creatively, act collaboratively, work with integrity, take initiative, and value continuous improvement. Experience making evidence-based decisions using effective assessment tools and a good understanding of how to leverage technology would be a valuable asset.

Job id# 2417 -  Executive Officer - Dean of Engineering Office - USG 14-15  

The Executive Officer plays a key leadership role in shaping and supporting the work of this large Faculty. Strong management and leadership experience is essential for succeeding in this role and the incumbent’s credibility and knowledge must be supported by prior roles of progressive responsibility in an academic setting.  Extensive experience managing budgets of substantial size and complexity, including activity based funding; budget development and allocation is required.  Demonstrated ability coordinating multiple projects simultaneously in a dynamic environment - must be confident, organized, efficient and an accomplished problem solver with the ability to quickly assimilate information, analyze data and make independent decisions.  Must have outstanding verbal and written communication skills.  Tact, judgment, and diplomacy essential.  Demonstrated ability to work in and lead teams and engage in collaborative projects is essential.  Significant experience in human resource management, issue resolution and a sound understanding of legislation related to hiring, managing and mentoring academic and staff employees is important.

A university degree or equivalent education and experience is required. An advanced degree in a relevant discipline is preferable. Additional education or training in human resources administration is an asset. Advanced knowledge of and experience interpreting academic institutional policies, procedures, and guidelines preferred. Occasional travel and some evening/weekend work required.

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. 

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.