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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# 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# 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# 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# 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# 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.


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# 2824 -  Laboratory Demonstrator - School of Optometry and Vision Science - USG 8

BSc in Science or equivalent education and experience required. Minimum two years of experience teaching students and/or health care professionals. Excellent interpersonal, communication (oral and written), time-management, analytical, organizational and presentation skills. Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently and as a team member in a fast-paced, challenging environment. Demonstrated ability to anticipate challenges and take initiative to rectify situations before they become problems. Familiarity with optical instrumentation would be an asset. Basic computer knowledge required. This position is 35 hours a week from September to April. This position is a .67 FTE.

Job id# 2839 -   Information & Privacy Administration & Administrative Assistant - Secretariat and General Counsel - USG 8

University degree or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience. Minimum 2 years years of administrative support experience, preferably in an academic environment. Familiarity with Ontario’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. The incumbent will have thorough knowledge of the university, its policies and procedures, and a proven ability to manage a large volume of work, conflicting priorities, and competing deadlines. Excellent communication, problem solving, technical and writing skills. Proven ability to work as part of a team and contribute to the success of the team. Demonstrated ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with discretion. Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills (oral and written) to effectively liaise with the campus community, faculty, staff and students. Proven ability to manage multiple priorities with a high level of initiative, flexibility, accuracy and detail. Experience with SharePoint, web content management, Outlook, Word, Access and Adobe Acrobat Professional.


 


Job id# 2850 -  Senior Development Officer, Athletics & Recreation - Advancement-Development - USG  10/11

Completion of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and experience is required. Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation and/or fundraising certificate is a strong asset. Several years of fundraising experience with extensive experience in personally securing major gifts. Demonstrated success in soliciting and closing major gifts as well as volunteer management experience. Experience fundraising in a university environment is a strong asset. Proven ability to think strategically and work independently in driving new initiatives or enhancing existing programs and able to effectively articulate these initiatives. This is a challenging and exciting role that requires a results-oriented and creative individual with demonstrated relationship building skills, project management experience and communications expertise. Under the direction of the Director, Major Gifts, the incumbent will be responsible for portfolio management, prospect management, alumni engagement, Athletics & Recreation fundraising and sponsorship activities, communications, and project management. A keen awareness and knowledge of relevant individuals in the corporate sector and community and an established network is an asset. Excellent time management skills and demonstrated ability to meet competing deadlines in an organized manner. Must have strong leadership, communication (oral and written), presentation, and interpersonal skills; supervisory and mentoring experience is beneficial. Proven ability to work collaboratively in a high functioning team within a dynamic environment. Occasional travel as well as evening and weekend work is a requirement of this position.


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# 2853 -  Student Services Assistant -  Arts Undergraduate Office - USG  4

Two year college diploma or equivalent combination of education and/or experience. Several years' front line reception/customer service and office work experience. Excellent customer service/public relations skills to respond to diverse inquiries independently and provide accurate information in a clear and concise manner. Ability to interact effectively with students, colleagues, and the public, from a wide variety of backgrounds and cultures, using discretion and patience. Demonstrated ability to elicit information, interpret accurately, and act quickly on information received. Strong organizational skills, task-oriented, and attention to detail required. Must be able to manage a variety of tasks at one time, while maintaining a high level of service. Time management skills including adaptability and flexibility to deal with changing environments and priorities. Problem-solving skills to deal with unexpected requests. Proven ability to work supportively in a team environment to assist others in the office as required. Excellent computing skills using Microsoft Office, web browsers, and the internet. Familiarity with Arts Faculty structures, academic departments and programs, and in particular knowledge of policies and procedures relating to undergraduate students and applicants an asset. This is a part-time position working 28 hours per week; the work schedule is Monday to Thursday.


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# 2851 -  Career Advisor, CCA - Cooperative Education & Career Action - USG  9-10

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.


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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.