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Job id# 2620 -  Lab Instructor/Hardware Specialist - Electrical & Computer Engineering - USG  9-12

Bachelors of Applied Science degree in Electrical Engineering is required. M.A.Sc. or relevant industrial experience is an asset. Area of specialization should encompass: electronic circuits including differential pairs, biasing, differential and multistage amplifiers; operational amplifiers; characterization of diodes/transistors; electromagnetism; RF/microwave concepts such as plane waves, boundary conditions, and transmission lines. Willingness to train for other specializations, as required by the department. Experience in working with different measurement instruments in the area of specialization is required. Proven aptitude for teaching and a demonstrated interest in working with students is required. Experience with hardware design procedures and software packages related to the area of specialization. Knowledge of computer interfacing with measurement instrumentation is required.  Well-developed oral and written communications skills. Proven ability to establish and maintain procedures for ensuring safety of students and staff in the lab. Good organizational, interpersonal, and analytical skills. Ability to work independently as well as part of a team is required. Self-motivation in taking initiatives to improve the quality of labs, teaching, and working environment is required. Ability to specify, evaluate, install, test, and service the required hardware for labs is required.  Obtaining the PEng registration within three years after hiring is required. It will be an asset if the candidate has experience in: running labs, troubleshooting electrical circuits; software; and equipment, giving tutorials/lectures and demonstrations, writing and updating lab manuals, developing new labs, marking reports, evaluating technical presentations, monitoring and enforcing safety in the labs or a similar environment, and purchasing hardware and software in the area of specialization. This job may involve some lifting and standing for extended periods of time as well as occasional evening or weekend work.This vacancy is at the USG 9-12 level.


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# 2648 -  Laboratory Instructor/Hardware Specialist - Electrical & Computer Engineering - USG 8-10

B.A.Sc. in Electrical Engineering is required. M.A.Sc. or relevant industrial experience is an asset. Area of specialization should cover safety procedures and implementation; motors, generators, transformers, three-phase circuits; power electronics, modeling and analysis techniques; power transmission and distribution; digital logic and circuits; programming (assembly and high-level) and debugging; microprocessor system architecture, and interfacing; FPGAs; and working knowledge of VHDL.

Experience in working with different measurement instruments in the area of specialization is required. Proven aptitude for teaching and a demonstrated interest in working with students is required. Experience with hardware design procedures and software packages related to the area of specialization. Knowledge of computer interfacing with measurement instrumentation is required. Well-developed oral and written communication skills. Proven ability to establish and maintain procedures for ensuring safety of students and staff in the lab.

Good organizational, interpersonal, analytical and time-management skills. Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team, is required. Self-motivation in taking initiatives to improve the quality of labs, teaching, and working environment is required. Ability to specify, evaluate, install, test, and service the required hardware and/or software for labs. PEng registration is desirable. It will be an asset if the candidate has experience in: supervising labs, troubleshooting (electronic circuits, software, and equipment), giving tutorials and demonstrations, writing and updating lab manuals, developing new experiments, marking reports and presentations, monitoring and enforcing safety in the labs or in a similar environment, and purchasing hardware and software in the area of specialization. This job may involve some lifting and standing for extended periods of time as well as occasional evening or weekend work. This vacancy is at the USG 8-10 level.


                

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# 2756 – Information Systems Specialist - Information Systems and Technology – 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# 2769 - Undergraduate Studies Coordinator - Mechanical & Mechatronics Engineering - USG 6

A Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent education and/or related experience required. Administrative experience, preferably within an academic environment. Experience within an undergraduate role and knowledge of the University's policies and procedures as they relate to undergraduate students is desirable.

Proven ability to work as part of a team and contribute to the success of the team. Must have experience scheduling a very large number of courses, ensuring schedules are conflict free for students and faculty. Demonstrated ability to track expenses against budget, make recommendations about budgets and explain finance policies and procedures to others. Proven ability to summarize information and disseminate to others effectively in a timely manner. Previous experience recording a variety of academic information efficiently for ease and analysis of reporting. Experience developing metrics and analytics and reporting on metrics to academic leaders or equivalent. Proficiency with spreadsheets at an intermediate level is required and will be assessed. Experience with web page maintenance, Quest, LEARN, Drupal, Infosilem, SharePoint, FORE or equivalents is an asset. Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills (oral and written) and the ability to work independently in a team environment.  Excellent customer service skills, attention to detail and confidentiality are essential to the position.


Job id# 2763 -  Liaison Librarian – Library – USG 10-13

ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS degree and/or equivalent education and experience is required. Academic background or work experience in Pharmacy or related health sciences disciplines is required. The successful candidate must be a proven self-starter with demonstrated commitment to innovation, creativity, and excellence with excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Commitment to fostering positive working relationships within an academic environment & building partnerships that align with strategic campus directions is essential. The successful candidate must demonstrate superior customer relationship management skills, with the ability to maintain effective working relationships across multiple and diverse organizations, and across levels within organizations from specialist to executive level in a respectful and sensitive manner. The ability to develop, deliver and assess instructional content that supports and contributes to undergraduate and graduate curricula by being embedded within courses. Demonstrated knowledge of current practices and trends in health sciences librarianship including: expert searching of health sciences databases such as PubMed, EMBASE, Cochrane Library; supporting evidence based practice; familiarity with systematic review and other knowledge synthesis techniques; scholarly communication and open access publishing; supporting academic integrity, citation management and copyright within an academic environment. Demonstrated ability to independently, as well as collaboratively, plan, coordinate, implement and assess effective services and collections projects, including managing multiple and simultaneous projects is imperative. An understanding of the collection development process including principles of proactive information resources development and management, budgeting, licensing and strong vendor relationships is required. Proven ability to work effectively in a service oriented environment, which values collaboration and collegiality. Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills. Demonstrated ability to analyze data and synthesize recommendations. Ability and aptitude to use and learn new technologies to enhance and deliver information services is required. Experience with health librarianship in an academic setting and/or with a professional program are assets. Experience contributing to grant applications as a member of a research team is an asset.

Job description: 

http://www.lib.uwaterloo.ca/staff/liboff/liaison_librarian_pharmacy. 

 

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# 2801 -  Business Manager – CEMC - USG 9

Undergraduate degree in Business or Finance required and/or equivalent combination of education and experience in an academic setting is required; additional training in business and human resources administration preferred, background in mathematics would be an asset. Extensive experience in a role of progressive responsibility and broad operational scope within a senior administrative capacity. Demonstrated success in the provision of strategic advice and the recommendation and implementation of process improvement initiatives. Proven experience interpreting policies, procedures and guidelines. Extensive experience supervising, guiding, coaching and mentoring staff and fostering constructive team relationships. Successful change management skills and experience. Extensive experience with financial management, development and monitoring of budgets, development of financial plans, and associated reports. Must have strong knowledge of accounting best practices; experience with University financial structures, procedures and systems is an asset; possession of a recognized accounting designation (CA, CMA or CGA) is an asset. Superior analytical and problem solving abilities. Proven ability to foster collaborative and constructive relationships with internal and external clients. Superior organizational, interpersonal, communication (verbal and written), and presentation skills. Proven track record of writing funding proposals and detailed qualitative and quantitative reports for various audiences.  Experience in managing an organization with complex, in-house technical systems; high-level understanding of computing systems and databases and proven ability to supervise and work effectively with information technology personnel. Proven ability to take initiative and manage multiple demands, deadlines and changing priorities in a busy and dynamic environment. Occasional work outside regular business hours is expected.


Job id# 2832 -  Accreditation Assistant - Mechanical & Mechatronic Engineering - USG 5

Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent education or related experience. Minimum 3 years’ administrative experience, preferably in an academic environment. Intermediate experience using Word, Excel and pivot tables, advanced skills preferred. Intermediate experience with SharePoint, database management, and web content management software required, advanced skills preferred. Knowledge of CEAB standards and reporting requirements preferred.

Excellent organizational skills and the ability to collect and analyze data. Ability to be thorough, accurate and have a high level of attention to detail is essential. Proven ability to coordinate the preparation of reports and accreditation materials including formatting large documents. Outstanding communication and collaborative skills with a commitment to building excellent relationships with a variety of stakeholders. Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and achieve deliverables with minimal supervision. Demonstrated experience with minute taking an asset. Working knowledge of Quest an asset. Knowledge of assessment methodologies, document resource management systems and tools an asset. Occasional travel and weekend/evening work 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# 2841 -  Graduate Studies Coordinator - School of Accounting and Finance - USG 5

Several years of administrative experience is required, preferably in an academic unit. Sound working knowledge of UW policies and procedures as they relate to graduate students is strongly preferred. Excellent computing skills in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) and cloud computing (e.g. Google Docs) are required; experience with university systems such as Learn, Quest and On-Base is a definite asset. Demonstrated problem solving skills. Proven aptitude for attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple priorities with conflicting deadlines and changing priorities. Excellent communication (oral and written), customer service, interpersonal, analytical, and organizational skills are required. Proven ability to interact effectively with faculty, staff and students. Some post-secondary education or equivalent education and/or experience is required. Experience with student advising is an asset.

Job id# 2854 -  Institutional Analyst – Institutional Analysis & Planning – USG 9-11

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciences, Business, or equivalent combination of education and experience. 3+ years of experience in business intelligence, data warehousing, reporting. Strong data mining and data analysis skills. Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently and as a team member in a fast-paced, highly computerized and challenging environment is required. Proficiency in MS Office applications, particularly Excel and Access and the ability to learn new software systems quickly is required. Familiarity with the University of Waterloo’s data and institutional planning needs and previous experience supporting budgeting processes including financial projections and allocation is preferred.   Excellent written and verbal presentation skills with acute attention to detail.  Experience working with relational databases and SQL statements. Strong documentation and report writing experience. Demonstrated project management, planning, problem solving and analytical skills. Experience with financial models is an asset. Occasional travel required.


Job id# 2858 -  Computing and Financial Management Program Manager - School of Accounting and Finance - USG 8

University degree or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience is required. A background in business (with knowledge of financial management) and/or computer science preferred. Proven ability to take initiative and manage multiple priorities, deadlines, and develop/implement strategic plans (including enrollment management, academic planning, co-op, student engagement, program awareness, and funding). Aptitude and experience in conducting research, analysis, and report writing are required. Proven experience monitoring and measuring program deliverables and outcomes is required. Demonstrated ability in advising/coaching, student engagement, and student success initiatives. Knowledge of university policies/procedures with respect to academic records is preferred. Experience in marketing and communications, recruitment, event management, and admissions are assets. Excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication and presentation skills are essential; proven with the ability and/or experience with engaging employer and industry partners for co-op and business development, alumni development and engagement, and the ability to manage working relationships with significant internal (students, staff, and faculty) and external (prospective students, influencers, alumni, employers, industry associations, donors) stakeholders. Advanced skills in MS Word and PowerPoint, intermediate skills in MS Excel, and familiarity with web content management software and photo/publishing/editing software are preferred. Occasional work outside of regular office hours is required. This role is contingent on funding.


Job id# 2857 -  Administrative Coordinator - Arts Computing Office - USG  7

Post-secondary education in an area of office administration is preferred. Several years of experience in progressively responsible administrative support roles is required. Exceptional interpersonal, organizational and communication skills are required. Strong familiarity with computing technology terms and skill in translating computing concepts into clear, non-technical terms for diverse audiences is required for successful interaction with clients, and to translate non-technical descriptions of clients' diverse needs or problems into appropriate technical terms for departmental staff. Must possess empathy, understanding and sensitivity towards clients who are frequently stressed and come from diverse backgrounds. A high level of attention to detail is required to ensure large volumes of data are handled correctly in an extremely short period of time, along with experience in purchasing, reconciliation and inventory management. The successful candidate will possess strong familiarity with electronic desktop software. Advanced computing skills, including Microsoft Access, SharePoint administration and content management in the campus WCMS are strong assets.


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#2859 Development Assistant, Annual Giving - Advancement Annual Giving - USG 6

Completion of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of experience. Demonstrated planning, project management and teamwork abilities. Excellent interpersonal, communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills. Ability to handle a variance of tasks and stress loads to meet deadlines. Attention to detail and sound judgement, tact, and diplomacy essential. Proficient in MS Office Suite and Constituent Management Software.  Familiarity with university policies and procedures an asset; experience with Raiser’s Edge an asset.


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# 2868 – SHARCNET Systems Administrator – Office of Research – USG 11

University degree in computer-related field or equivalent education and experience. Must have a minimum of three years of relevant experience in working with Linux/Unix systems; preferable in a technical environment. Strong skills in scripting languages and excellent written and oral communication skills.  Familiarity with Fortran90, parallel computing, CC++, development and maintenance of web-based information and experience of the university research environment are strong assets. Excellent interpersonal, customer service, project management, and troubleshooting/problem-solving and analytical skills. Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a cross-functional team in a dynamic and busy environment. Commitment to maintain currency in field. Some work outside regular business hours. This role is contingent on funding.


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# 2851 – Career Advisor, CCA – Cooperative Education & Career Action – USG 9

Master’s degree (Counselling-related preferred) or equivalent education and experience required and certification to deliver Strong and MBTI results are required; additional training in career development is strongly preferred. Experience advising students on career and employment issues; demonstrated ability to train and supervise undergraduate students in developing and practicing this skill area themselves also required. Extensive individual advisement skills (in person and via technology) desired. Significant experience working with undergraduate students across a range of faculties, streams, and levels would also be ideal. Excellent interpersonal and communication (oral and written) skills are necessary.  Group facilitation skills would be an asset. Flexibility and availability to work some evenings and weekends within the 35 hour regular work week.


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# 2874 – Administrative Coordinator, Graduate Studies–Sociology & Legal Studies–USG 6

Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent combination of experience and/or education is required. Extensive administrative experience required; previous experience in student academic services is strongly preferred. Knowledge of policies and procedures particularly as they relate to graduate studies is strongly preferred. Excellent communication (oral and written), organizational, and time management skills are required. Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member, in a fast-paced work environment is essential. Proven ability to meet deadlines and achieve deliverables with minimal supervision and handle confidential and sensitive information with discretion is required. Excellent interpersonal skills are required with the proven ability to effectively liaise with the campus community, students, staff and faculty. Must possess the skills to manage multiple priorities with a high level of initiative, flexibility, accuracy and detail. Strong computing skills are required including proficiency in the use of MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook and FileMaker. Experience with university systems such as Quest, WCMS, Infosilem, SharePoint, OnBase and UWACE is an asset.


Job ID# 2849 – Assistant Manager, Cleaning Services – Residences and Housing – USG 8

Completion of a post-secondary degree or diploma, or equivalent education and/or experience required. The successful incumbent will have proven progressive supervisory and leadership skills and performance management experience of full-time employees in a student focused environment. Excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication and analytical skills are required. Demonstrated abilities in change management, strategic thinking and people development are essential. An in-depth understanding of and experience in a residential facility including extensive knowledge of cleaning products and methods is required; experience within a student residential facility is strongly preferred. The incumbent will have the proven ability to coordinate multiple complex processes while achieving high departmental standards within tight timelines. Demonstrated initiative in a customer service environment in relation to unit wide/departmental process development and mid-large project management is required. Proven experience in development and execution of effective training programs for large staff groups is required. Experience with conflict resolution, negotiation and creative problem solving with external providers and campus partners is essential. Budget creation and monitoring experience of a large departmental unit is required. Proven results related to resource allocation and integrated services are required. Experience with the development and monitoring of Key Performance Indicators as well as other assessment avenues including the creation of programs to institute benchmarking regarding performance is essential. Working knowledge of and the ability to interpret Occupational Health and Safety regulations is required. Knowledge regarding building related trades within a facility management operation is a definite asset. Proficient computing skills, specifically with Microsoft Office applications, web related information systems and financial reporting software is required. This position requires the incumbent to have an enthusiastic and customer service oriented attitude and be flexible and adaptable to changing needs and requirements.


Job id# 2830 -   Stationary Engineer 4th Class - Plant Operations

The Fourth Class Stationary Engineer must have a Fourth Class Provincial certificate. Must have a 'G' class driving license and one year recent experience as an Operating Engineer in the operation and maintenance of gas and oil fired boilers, chillers, water softeners, air compressors and related auxiliary equipment. The Engineer does the work of other trades as required to the limit of their skill and code requirements.


Job id# 2831 -  Stationary Engineer 2nd Class -  Plant Operations

The Second Class Stationary Engineer must have a Second Class Provincial Certificate and five (5) years recent experience as an Operating Engineer.  Experience is required in the operation and maintenance of oil and gas fired boilers, chillers, water softeners, air compressors and ammonia based refrigeration units and related auxiliary equipment. The Second Class Engineer also provides training, instruction and work direction to others as required. The Engineer does the work of other trades as required to the limit of their skill and code requirements.


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# 2886 -  Online Learning Consultant - Centre for Extended Learning - USG 10

A Master's degree in Instructional Design; Instructional Technology; Adult Education; or a related field, with 1-2 years' experience in a related role; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A University or College degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) discipline or equivalent education and extensive experience in educational development within a STEM field. Experience applying sound pedagogical design in online learning at the post-secondary level; experience providing instructional design guidance to faculty, in a mentoring or development role; experience with the effective application of a learning management system (LMS) and other e-learning technologies; experience with Desire2Learn Brightspace is an asset. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work as part of a team. Strong project management skills and experience; able to successfully lead projects and teams.


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.


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.