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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# 2588 -  Associate Director, Counselling Services - Counselling Services - USG 15

Completion of a Master’s degree in a mental health field.  Ph.D. or Psy.D.  degree in a related field beneficial.  Licensed or eligible to be licensed within a Regulated Mental Health Profession within the province of Ontario. Extensive people management experience required including a strong track record of performance management with direct reports.  Progressive clinical and administrative experience in a student-focused post-secondary environment with a background highlighted by mental health and student development expertise.  Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills as well as strategic thinking, human resource management, familiarity with applied research methods and a genuine appreciation of the benefits of collaborative intra- and inter-departmental functioning in an ever changing environment.  Familiarity with the use of electronic records systems in a health care or university setting; basic computing skills using word, power-point and excel; experience with conducting and utilizing applied health care, student assessment and program evaluation research is preferred.


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# 2715 - Head, Digital Initiatives – 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 within a higher education environment. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both oral and written. Excellent organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills. Demonstrated ability to lead change, and identify and implement new technologies, services and work methods; ability to learn and evaluate new technologies quickly. Competencies will include strategic thinking, project management, metadata, information technology, human resources management, interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, instruction and training.

Demonstrated ability to independently, as well as collaboratively, plan, coordinate, and implement effective digital projects, including managing multiple and simultaneous projects. Knowledge and understanding of emergent and best practices, standards, current programming languages and frameworks, issues and trends relating to web technologies and digital initiatives in the library environment. Knowledge of web information architecture and usability best practices. Knowledge of the standards and technological framework for digital preservation. Knowledge of data and metadata standards prevalent in libraries. Demonstrated knowledge of current information technology standards and developments in libraries and higher education. Knowledge and understanding of library enterprise applications such as integrated library systems, discovery systems, and electronic resource management systems. Knowledge of research data management trends in academic libraries

Assets: Several years professional experience in managing web presence, digital services and/or digital asset projects in an academic or large public institution. Knowledge of business intelligence and analytics packages and their use in libraries. Working knowledge of, and experience with, a wide variety of media including text, music, still images, audio and video.

The job description is located at:  http://www.lib.uwaterloo.ca/staff/liboff/head_digital_initiatives.html


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 2730 - Associate Director, Operations - Advancement Services – USG 12

A proven track record of achievement and success with operations management, you will be responsible for leading, providing strategic oversight for, and being accountable for the activities and results of some of the core business units within the Office of Advancement—Gift Processing, Records, and Training/Human Resources. Systematic and self-motivated, your deep technical expertise will be matched by your ability to encourage and lead your team and contribute to creating a positive working environment. Your exceptional verbal and written communication skills will enable you to work collaboratively and effectively both internally and externally to the University. A flexible, open minded thinker, you can find creative solutions to complex issues within the boundaries of a highly regulated environment. A university degree or equivalent combination of education and experience is required with preference given to professional qualification in business, finance, or human resources.  Knowledge of the charitable sector and fundraising databases like The Raiser’s Edge are a distinct advantage. With 7-10 years of progressive management experience preferably in an advancement role, you have experience developing, implementing and managing an operating budget.


Job id# 2754 -  Mechatronics Engineer - Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering - USG 9/10

A degree in mechanical engineering or a similar engineering program is required.  Must be a Professional Engineer in Ontario or a registered Engineer in Training.  Several years of relevant experience is required.  A strong aptitude for mechanical technologies and systems is essential.  Must have good knowledge and operational experience in many of the following areas: multidisciplinary design of consumer products, engineering tools (i.e. Labview, MatLab), computer aided design and solid modelling, commercialization of products and technologies, patenting, product sourcing, electro-mechanical systems, thermal and fluids test and measurement techniques, material properties and materials testing, hydraulic, pneumatic, and electric control systems, analog and digital circuit design, systems maintenance and calibration, software development and programming, safety standards and procedures. Must be able to effectively communicate with people at all levels of knowledge and experience.  Demonstrated ability to independently advise and instruct students. Some work in the heavy labs can include large and dirty equipment.  Work outside of normal hours may be occasionally required to deal with emergencies, maintenance, extended run experiments, or upgrades. 


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

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree coupled with an accounting designation (CA, CMA or CGA – CA preferred).   5+ years of progressive accounting experience in a complex, enterprise wide computerized accounting environment.  Recent, senior-level responsibilities in preparing and reviewing annual corporate financial statements in accordance with GAAP for a large organization, including monitoring, analyzing and implementing changes in accounting and regulatory reporting requirements. Demonstrated experience ensuring the accurate and timely recording of all corporate transactions; preparing and reviewing account reconciliations; and participating in the audit process and communicating with external auditors. Must have a successful track record of people management and leadership including experience with performance management, coaching & mentoring of direct reports. Experience with capital accounting and financial system implementations would be an asset.

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. 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.  The individual will be an advanced user of Microsoft Office applications and knowledge of Oracle E-Business Suite is an asset.


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# 2782 - Marketing & Recruitment Specialist- Environment - Registrar’s Office/Marketing & Undergraduate Recruitment - USG 9

Bachelor’s degree required with a specialization in marketing or communications-related discipline preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Education related to Environment is an asset.  Experience in not-for-profit marketing, preferably at an educational institution.

Comprehensive knowledge of the University of Waterloo combined with an understanding of and background in developing and implementing marketing and communication plans and strategies specific to university-bound or current students. Solid understanding and experience with quantitative and qualitative research and the ability to assess data to make informed recommendations. Extensive experience in promotional writing for print, web, and new media and a solid understanding of English grammar. Experience with a content management system, video creation, and working with creative teams. The ability to build consensus and foster teamwork among a variety of stakeholders is essential. Excellent presentation skills


Job id# 2796 -  Assistant University Secretary - Secretariat & Office of General Counsel - USG 9-12

University degree, or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.  Minimum 5 years directly related experience in corporate governance, preferably in a university or other public sector setting.  Extensive administrative experience, including strategic planning, budget planning and management, file system design and management, and other senior administrative functions.  Superior ability to act as the chief administrator for the Board of Governors, Senate, and many of their committees and councils, with responsibility for all related logistics, document management and process.  Thrives in a professional environment engaging with senior and executive level management both inside and outside the university, with a clear focus on relationship management central to the university’s success.  Exceptionally well qualified to provide executive support at the most senior levels of the university.  Familiar, or able to quickly become familiar, with relevant statute law, bylaws and policies and procedures.  Advanced MS Office skills and previous experience using financial applications required.  Must be an exceptional communicator, both orally and in writing, with superior organizational skills and attention to detail.  At ease handling sensitive matters with tact and diplomacy.  Self-directed, and comfortable exercising discretion and independent judgment in a fast-paced environment.

 

Job id# 2795 -  Senior Communications Officer, Principal Gifts - Advancement-Principal Gifts - USG 10

Bachelor’s degree in a communications based discipline (Journalism or English) required or equivalent combination of education and experience.   Master’s degree preferred.   5+ years of progressive experience writing successful fundraising proposals, business planning and writing, and cases for support for donors at the $1M+ level.   Experience writing letters, leadership briefs, communication plans and strategies for major donors.   Proven track record writing effective grant applications and creating compelling and persuasive communication pieces for the cultivation of individual, corporate, and foundation donors.   Experience leading, planning and managing projects and stakeholders capturing compelling content for proposals and business plans. Ability to prioritize, multitask and meet overlapping deadlines.   Proven ability to develop and maintain relationships with a wide range of individuals, both internal and external to the University. Excellent interpersonal, business planning, analytical, organizational and research skills.   Knowledge of university fundraising and stewardship practices an asset. Sound judgment, tact, diplomacy and demonstrated problem solving skills are required as is a keen understanding of and commitment to the mission of higher education. 


Job id# 2799 -  Accreditation Assistant - Chemical Engineering/Systems Design 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# 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# 2802 -  Accreditation Assistant - Civil & Environmental 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 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# 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# 2804 -  Client Support Specialist – Information Systems & Technology - USG  7

A post-secondary education in a related field or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, and work experience in a similar technical service-oriented environment is required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the proven ability to educate user audiences at various levels of computer literacy at all levels of the institution. Must work collaboratively with colleagues in IST and the campus community to provide excellent client service, represent IST in university-wide projects and committees, technology assessment, staff training and development. Main responsibility will be to administer the Request Tracker (RT) system, assigning tickets (approximately 12,000 a year) to appropriate queues for resolution. Familiarity with the IST organization and attention to detail will be necessary. Proficient with job-specific technology, including Microsoft Office suite, Exchange Calendar, request tracker, workstation/printer troubleshooting, and SharePoint. Will provide desktop support for IST staff as needed.


Job id# 2781 -  Research and Policy Officer – Federation of Students – USG 6

A Bachelor’s degree in political science, liberal arts, a related field and/or equivalent work related experience. Experience working with a student association is required. Previous research and analysis of academic, not-for-profit governance and political issues regarding post-secondary education on both a provincial and federal level is essential. Ability to work independently and effectively in a team environment. Demonstrated ability to facilitate and support organization’s strategic and operational planning. Strong organizational and computer skills, specifically Microsoft Word and internet  applications. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Responsible for maintenance and assisting in the interpretation of corporate by-laws, policies and procedures and planning and execution of all General Meetings, referenda and elections.  The position requires work in non-traditional hours often for extended periods of time outside the course of a typical working day.

 

Job id# 2797 -  Electronics and Instruments Technician - School of Optometry - USG  7
 

Secondary School diploma, with some post-secondary education in Electronics Engineering preferred or equivalent education and/or experience.

3+ years of demonstrated experience in a broad spectrum of electrical and mechanical components. Previous experience teaching/mentoring of others, preferably in an educational setting or optometry clinic. Extensive knowledge of electrical and mechanical operation and servicing of the ophthalmic instruments and equipment. Basic MS Office skills and database management skills. Excellent verbal and written communications skills.  A self-starter who can work independently as well as a team player. WHMIS and laboratory safety training is required.


Job id# 2813 - Computer Systems Specialist - Office of Research - USG  8

A Bachelor’s degree in a computer-related field or a combination of equivalent education and relevant experience is required. Must have significant problem solving and analytical skills and experience in the following areas; trouble-shooting software and hardware issues and relational databases. Candidate must have a strong capacity to explain technical concepts to users of varying levels. Excellent organizational and time management skills are required for this dynamic and busy environment. Strong interpersonal and written communication skills are required to provide professional, high quality service to various stakeholders. Strong skills with Microsoft Office and experience in enterprise systems administration. Proven ability to learn quickly and independently as well as demonstrating strong initiative. Commitment to stay current in the field.


Job id# 2818 - Experiental Coordinator – Patient Care Rotations - School of Pharmacy - USG 12

University degree or equivalent post-secondary education and several years of senior administrative experience, preferably in an academic environment. Experience in curriculum planning and implementation in a professional program environment highly preferred, significant experience interacting with external partners and other University departments. Sound working knowledge of UW policies and procedures. Must have strong interpersonal and relationship building skills and ability to interact with students, Pharmacists, Practice Site Managers, Head Office Managers, faculty and staff. Demonstrated ability to take initiative, work independently and as a team in a fast paced, challenging environment. Demonstrated understanding of the need for, and an aptitude for, attention to detail; demonstrated ability to multi-task, prioritize, and coordinate activities for numerous people.    Experience in event planning and making presentations is an asset.  Proficiency in the use of MS Office, SharePoint, Quest, Learn and willingness to learn RXPreceptor and InDesign software. This position is located at the Health Sciences Campus in downtown Kitchener.

 

Job id# 2823 -  Support Services Assistant -  Economics - USG 4

Demonstrated experience in providing assistance and service to an administrative operation, preferably in an academic environment is required. Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite; Word, Excel, and Outlook required. Demonstrated front-line customer service skills, outstanding interpersonal skills, and a demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with others are required.  Demonstrated experience providing 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, SharePoint, WCMS, and Infosilem would be an asset. Experience in minute taking is also an asset. Knowledge of academic program requirements and processes; proven ability to advise students, and familiarity with university policies and procedures would be beneficial. Some post-secondary education preferred.


Job id# 2817 -  Administrative Officer -  Statistics and Actuarial Science - USG 10

Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to business administration or finance or equivalent combination of education and experience in an academic setting is required; additional education or training in business and human resources administration preferred, an educational background in Computer Science, Science or Mathematics preferred. Senior human resources management experience required including supervision of staff at various levels. A sound understanding of and demonstrated ability to apply legislation related to hiring, managing and mentoring academic and staff employees. Proven ability to provide strategic analysis and recommendations including designing and implementing new and changing administrative and financial processes. Demonstrated experience effectively integrating the management of various elements – such as space/equipment, people, and finances – into a cohesive plan. Strong analytic and reporting skills. Experience in communications and ability to direct communications efforts. Strong financial acumen, including financial planning and analysis, budgeting, and forecasting experience over several years. Proven transformative leadership skills with a focus on mentoring, engagement, and cooperation. Excellent human relation skills including the ability to develop and maintain constructive relationships with individuals in academic posts. Experience managing and reporting on major projects. Independent judgment in areas of time management, task prioritization and decision-making. Exceptional verbal and written communication skills. Intermediate experience with Outlook Express, Microsoft Word; advanced experience with Microsoft Excel, including features such as databases and pivot tables. Basic experience with SharePoint and web content management software. Ability to use technological solutions to improve processes and communications. Knowledge of Oracle Financials an asset. Occasional work outside business hours.

 

 


Job id# 2822 -  Senior International Recruitment Specialist - Registrar’s Office - USG 10

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required. 3+ years of international high school liaison and/or international student recruitment experience essential. Proven experience in outstanding public/promotional speaking, presentation, and training skills. Experience in developing international travel plans and extensive international contacts with professional organizations, counsellors, and consultants essential. A solid understanding of issues that affect international student recruitment, admissions, and retention essential. Demonstrated experience in implementing evidence-based initiatives related to student recruitment. Knowledge of University of Waterloo policies and practices with respect to admissions and recruitment preferred. Demonstrated ability to think on the spot, improvise, solve problems, and make effective decisions independently. Exceptional written communication, interpersonal, organizational, and customer service abilities essential. Experience and sensitivity to cultural, language, religious, political, socio-economic factors essential. Proven experience co-ordinating large-scale events and the ability to foster collaborative team work. Working knowledge of at least one other widely spoken language preferred. Must be comfortable with independent travel as the job requires extensive international travel (cumulatively up to 5 months out of the office with trips lasting for approximately up to 3 weeks). Evening and weekend work required. Valid driver’s license and passport required.


Job id# 2822 -  Senior International Recruitment Specialist – Registrar’s Office – USG 10

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required. 3+ years of international high school liaison and/or international student recruitment experience essential. Proven experience in outstanding public/promotional speaking, presentation, and training skills. Experience in developing international travel plans and extensive international contacts with professional organizations, counsellors, and consultants essential. A solid understanding of issues that affect international student recruitment, admissions, and retention essential. Demonstrated experience in implementing evidence-based initiatives related to student recruitment. Knowledge of University of Waterloo policies and practices with respect to admissions and recruitment preferred. Demonstrated ability to think on the spot, improvise, solve problems, and make effective decisions independently. Exceptional written communication, interpersonal, organizational, and customer service abilities essential. Experience and sensitivity to cultural, language, religious, political, socio-economic factors essential. Proven experience co-ordinating large-scale events and the ability to foster collaborative team work. Working knowledge of at least one other widely spoken language preferred. Must be comfortable with independent travel as the job requires extensive international travel (cumulatively up to 5 months out of the office with trips lasting for approximately up to 3 weeks). Evening and weekend work required. Valid driver’s license and passport required.
 


Job id 2826  -  Coordinator, Student Leadership Program - Student Success Office - USG 7

University degree or equivalent education and/or experience – preferably from the University of Waterloo. Experience in a student services/student leadership setting working directly with students in a leadership/management role strongly preferred. Proven ability to deliver and facilitate presentations demonstrating exceptional verbal and written communication skills required.  Strong time management and organizational skills required with a demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities and tight deadlines. Volunteer management/previous supervision experience is required.  Demonstrated ability to contribute to and thrive in a collaborative environment and apply a positive team approach. Intermediate MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint skill required.  

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.


 


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.