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

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


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

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


Job id# 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# 2629 - Assistant Payroll Manager - Human Resources - USG 8

Post-secondary education in Commerce, Human Resources or similar course of study and/or equivalent education or experience required. Canadian Payroll Association Certified Payroll Manager (CPM) certification required.  5-7 years of progressive payroll experience in a large scale, fast paced environment with a proven track record of achievement and success within the Payroll field.  Experience in the Higher Education sector preferred.  Key competencies include proven management skills, strong customer service focus, accuracy and attention to detail, proven analytical and problem solving skills, and strong oral and written communication skills. Technical skills required include; intermediate MSWord, expert Excel, and basic PowerPoint experience.  Experience with PeopleSoft HRMS or other in-house payroll system. 


Job id# 2635 -  Administrative Officer - Mechanical & Mechatronics Engineering - USG 12

Bachelor’s degree required in a discipline related to business administration or finance.  A combination of equivalent education and experience will be considered. Advanced education or training in business and human resources administration preferred.  Must have 5 years of experience in a role highly dependent on data driven decision making and 3 years in a managerial role with direct reports.  An understanding of the academic environment, particularly in engineering, is an asset.  The successful candidate must have demonstrated experience in financial management, including developing and evaluating financial plans and budgets related to growth and expansion, multi-year forecasting for strategic planning, and designing and building reports for communicating financial information effectively to senior leadership.  Demonstrated experience managing change, operations, as well as creating and implementing business process improvements.  Experience successfully managing human resources such as evaluating staffing needs, mentoring and coaching, effectively managing performance and conducting performance reviews. The ideal candidate must be skilled at synthesizing complex information succinctly for senior decision makers, possess outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, and strive to work in a collaborative and collegial manner.  Ability to establish effective working relationships between students, staff and faculty and foster team building, be an accomplished multi-tasker, exhibit tact, discretion and diplomacy, authority is an asset (e.g., PMP certification from the Project Management Institute [PMI], Change Management Specialist, ITIL, etc.). Experience within an academic environment within a role of similar breadth and scope is an asset. Occasional work outside regular business hours.


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 2665 – Marketing & Communications Coordinator – Conrad Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology Centre – USG 6

The Conrad Business Entrepreneurship and Technology Centre (Conrad) seeks an outstanding communications professional for the position of Marketing and Communications Coordinator within Conrad’s marketing and communications team. Conrad is an entrepreneurial academic unit within the Faculty of Engineering with unique students, programs, and needs. The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced environment marked by competing deadlines, shifting priorities, and a rapid news cycle. Conrad’s Marketing and Communications Coordinator is a pivotal member of the Marketing team and the wider Conrad community -- central to executing on its mission and objectives by helping to ensure clear and timely communications within Conrad and among its shareholders, and by helping to share Conrad stories with the world.

The successful candidate must:

  • Have a university degree in Communications, English, Marketing, or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience. Graduate training is considered an asset.
  • Have at least 2 years of experience in a marketing and/or communications role. Experience in an education setting is considered an asset.
  • Possess excellent promotional/persuasive writing skills and be passionate about the power of storytelling in marketing communications.
  • Have an above average understanding of English grammar and working knowledge of branding principals/best practices.
  • Have demonstrated social media and content marketing skills as well as familiarity with social platforms and principles including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Hootsuite, Instagram, and LinkedIn.
  • Enjoy working as part of a team and possess excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to build consensus among a variety of stakeholders (staff, students, faculty, alumni, community members, various UWaterloo departments/units).
  • Demonstrate above average time management skills and the ability to deliver high-touch customer service.
     

                                                            

Job ID 2659 – Maintenance Records Assistant - Plant Operations – USG 4 – 2 positions

Experience working within an Enterprise Asset Management work order system and the proven ability to process large volumes of detailed data with a high degree of accuracy and speed is essential.  Excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication (oral and written) and customer service skills with the demonstrated ability to interact well with all levels of management and staff is required. Proven ability to handle multiple priorities with conflicting deadlines, manage numerous interruptions, work as an effective team member as well as independently with minimum supervision is essential. Experience with reconciliation and in the resolution of transactional errors, including variances is required. Proficiency in computer operations, word processing, use of spreadsheets and record maintenance; and knowledge of Microsoft Office suite is a preference.  Post-secondary education or equivalent education and experience in a facility management environment is an asset.


Job ID 2545 – Information Systems Specialist - Senior Systems Architect - Information Systems & Technology – USG 12-13

University degree or equivalent post-secondary education and/or experience required. Extensive experience with multiple, diverse, technical configurations, technologies and processing environments is essential. Experience in defining, developing and maintaining an Enterprise Solution Architecture or Applications Domain Architecture is required; including documentation and governance activities. Must demonstrate advanced knowledge and application of sound systems architecture design and practice, application development, middleware, database management. Able to analyze and validate business requirements and create the blueprint of existing and future information systems architecture. Recent experience in a Microsoft or Oracle environment, n-tier architecture, component-based architecture, service-oriented architecture is advantageous; preference will be given to individuals with significant experience in a MS environment (SQL Server, Visual Studio, C#, .Net, Reporting Services, TFS, SharePoint).  Creative problem solver with ability to find innovative solutions desired. Must have excellent interpersonal, customer service, communication, organizational, research and analytical skills. Must demonstrate knowledge and application of sound application architecture design and practice. Must demonstrate knowledge of the overall SDLC process and practice in development methodologies (i.e. Waterfall, Agile). Proven ability to deal with co-workers, clients, and third party partners with tact and diplomacy. Ability to work independently and as part of a team within a busy and dynamic environment. Experience as a team lead with an ability/aptitude to mentor staff required.


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# 2662 -  Stationary Engineer, Second Class - Plant Operations

Must have a minimum of a grade 12 education, a Second Class Provincial Certificate and five (5) years recent experience as an Operating Engineer.  Experience is required in the operation and maintenance of oil and gas fired boilers, chillers, water softeners, air compressors and ammonia refrigeration units and related auxiliary equipment.  The Second Class Engineer also provides training, instruction and work direction to others as required.  The Engineer does the work of other trades as required to the limit of their skill and code requirements. 

 

Job id# 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# 2691 -  Development Officer, Leadership Giving - Advancement-Leadership Giving - USG 9-11

University degree or equivalent education and relevant experience.  Several years of progressive fundraising experience, including face-to-face solicitations and volunteer management.  Knowledge of giving vehicles and non-complex gifts.  Experience writing promotional materials and proposals. Excellent communication, analytical, interpersonal, project management and problem-solving skills.  Understanding of the key role of university education and the importance of attracting and retaining the best talent available (students, faculty and staff).  Understanding the university environment including the integration of research and teaching.  Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently and effectively as part of a team in a highly computerized and challenging environment. This position involves some travel and occasional evening and weekend hours.


Job id# 2705 -  Engineering Graduate Studies Office Coordinator-Masters - Dean of Engineering Office - USG  6

Bachelor’s Degree in related field or equivalent education and/or experience. Extensive administrative experience preferably in an academic environment. Good working knowledge of policies and procedures relating to graduate studies. Knowledge of graduate programs in Engineering preferred. Excellent computing skills using Word, Excel, Quest, OnBase, WCMS, and web browsers. Proven aptitude for learning new computer applications. Proven ability to work independently and as a team member in a busy and varied environment with deadlines, multiple changing priorities and large volumes. Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills. Proven ability to work with a high level of accuracy and detail. 


Job id# 2716 -  Director of Advancement - Faculty of Applied Health Sciences - USG 14/15

Position profile: https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-health-sciences/director-advancement

The Director of Advancement in the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences (AHS) will be a collaborative, results driven self-starter, who exemplifies our University’s commitment to excellence and innovation. With an appreciation of the complexities of a decentralized university environment, the ideal candidate will have a broad and diverse range of interests and an investigative and natural curiosity to absorb and learn from the brilliant people and programs in our Faculty and across our campus.

Reporting jointly to the Associate Vice-President, Development (or designate) and the Dean of Applied Health Sciences, the Director of Advancement is responsible for development and alumni relations activities within AHS. The incumbent will self-assuredly articulate a wide variety of opportunities to inspire investments in our innovative programs and services. Having solid and credible successes in major gift fundraising including those with individuals, corporations and foundations, the Director of Advancement, AHS will have a genuine and authentic donor centric orientation.

Qualifications:

•Completion of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and experience, CFRE certification and an advanced degree would be an asset.

•Eight or more years of progressive fundraising experience with a proven track record of achievement and success with raising funds at the $100,000 - $1 million level from individuals, corporations and foundations.

•Fundraising competencies, including strategic thinking, people management, interpersonal, organizational and communication skills as well as excellent judgment and an ability to develop and nurture key relationships.

•Demonstrated success in building and managing teams, planning and budget development, serving as both a leader and a participant in integrated teams.

•An ability to work under pressure, juggle multiple timelines, negotiate with donors, mediate amongst staff and faculty, interact with a diverse client base including other members of the University of Waterloo fundraising team, the Vice-President, faculty members, deans and senior administration and staff of other university business units.

•A working knowledge of the university environment is a definite asset

Job id# 2710 -  Information & Project Specialist - Office of the President - USG  7

University degree, preferably in a business related discipline, or equivalent combination of administrative and project management education along with extensive administrative experience.   This position will coordinate and support projects for the Administrative Manager and Executive Officer, and therefore must possess the proven ability to be precise, clear, detail-oriented and effective through advanced planning, coordination and communications with diverse groups and individuals, internally and externally.   Must have experience managing concurrent projects under tight deadlines, while maintaining confidentiality with highly sensitive records.   Must have the ability to accurately review information, synthesize methodically and determine best approach to resolution.  Highly developed skills in working with automated workflow process is required.   This position is responsible to track and bring-forward all action items assigned to members of the university community through the President's office and must be able to clearly communicate and update members of the President's team on deliverables of portfolios.   Must be a confident  team player with the ability to multi-task in a fast paced professional environment.  The successful candidate must demonstrate initiative, resourcefulness, and strong technical aptitude and proficiency in a Microsoft Office environment is required.  Flexibility in working hours is also required.   Managing and taking action of a Senior Executive’s email account is an asset; as the successful candidate will be responsible for monitoring, managing, and taking action of the President’s primary email account, including the meticulous management of contacts.   

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# 2722 - Records Assistant - Registrar’s Office - USG  5-7

Several years of record keeping experience in a computerized environment is required. Several years' experience in a customer service position dealing with students is essential. Excellent human relations/interpersonal, organizational, problem-solving, and communication (oral and written) skills required. Proven ability to work independently and as a team member in a busy, deadline oriented and varied environment with changing priorities. Demonstrated ability to handle confidential information with discretion. Excellent computer skills and experience with Windows 2010, Word, Excel, and Access is required, along with excellent data entry skills. Proven aptitude for attention to detail and accuracy is required. Knowledge of university policies and procedures relating to student records preferred. Familiarity with PeopleSoft software preferred. Some post-secondary education would be an asset. The portfolio for this position concentrates on the maintenance of undergraduate records for the Faculties of Arts and Environment.

 

 

 


Job id# 2728 -  Information Systems Specialist Information Systems & Technology - USG 9-12

University degree in Computer Science, or equivalent post-secondary education experience required. Application development experience in a Microsoft environment (SQL Server, Visual Studio, C#, .NET MVC and WebForms, Reporting Services, Team Foundation Server) is required. Significant experience with SQL Server development is essential, including stored procedures, custom functions, triggers, cursors and XML data types. The successful candidate will have had 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 desired. 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 SDLC process and practice in development methodologies (i.e. Waterfall, Agile). Proven ability to engage effectively with co-workers, clients, and third party partners with tact and diplomacy. 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# 2726 -  Administrative Coordinator & Advisor, Undergraduate Studies - Drama & Speech Communication - USG 6

Undergraduate degree or equivalent education or experience in an academic environment required.  Good working knowledge of university policies and procedures as they pertain to undergraduate studies. Must be able to deal efficiently and empathetically with a wide range of student issues and concerns; experience with general student advising a definite asset. The position requires sensitivity to the needs of a wide client base, including faculty, co-op students, mature students, students learning online, exchange and other international students, and students registered with Accessibility Services. Well-developed organizational, analytical, interpersonal, customer service, and communication skills (oral and written) required. Attention to detail and accuracy are essential. Proven capacity to handle high volume of diverse requests and to multi-task. Excellent computer skills with Microsoft Office and the ability and willingness to learn to use new types of software required. Experience with Infosilem, Outlook, Quest, SharePoint, WCMS, experience and interest in a variety of social media preferred. Leadership experience in event coordination and volunteer management is an asset.


Job id# 2732 -  Engineering Machine Shop/Engineering Student Machine Shop CNC Technician - Engineering Machine Shop - USG  8

High School Diploma required, as well as Journeyman Certification (Ontario) and a minimum of 7 to 10 years in one of the following trades: Machinist, Tool & Die Maker or Mould maker. In the interest of student safety the position requires this level of demonstrated experience in the operation of conventional machine tools and in the programing and operation of multi axis CNC machine tools.

The scope of this new position is such that the candidate will operate in any of 4 shop locations within the Faculty of Engineering.  In terms of responsibility the job is twofold; manufacturing in a prototype/jobbing shop atmosphere as well as serving as technician and mentor providing a safety first environment for Engineering students who operate metalworking machine tools, woodworking equipment and hand tools in order to produce items and projects related to their studies. Proven ability to operate in a high stress multi-tasking environment with competing priorities is required as well as the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Excellent interpersonal, organizational, analytical and observational skills are required as a significant component of the job is to promote and ensure a safe working culture for students.  The ability to recognize and prevent potential dangers via intervention and education is critical.

The candidate will require relevant in depth knowledge and substantial experience working with typical conventional machine shop equipment such as lathes, milling machines, surface grinders, drill presses, band saws etc. as well as in the programing and operation of multi axis CNC machine tools via design/toolpath software, preferably Solidworks and or MasterCam.  Experience with the equipment that is typically used in a woodworking and sheet metal fabrication environment is desirable. Preference will be given to those with experience mentoring apprentices or students.

This position involves heavy lifting, and a shift rotation including days, afternoons/evenings and Saturdays as part of regularly scheduled hours.

 

Job id# 2725 -  Academic Administrator - Electrical & Computer Engineering - USG  5

Community College Diploma or equivalent experience or education. Two years of administrative experience required, preferably in an academic environment. Experience working with the needs and deadlines of multiple stakeholders to coordinate activities and projects. Intermediate computing skills in MS Office and database management systems. Experience in UW business systems: Quest, SharePoint, OnBase, and Infosilem would be an asset.  Excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills. Discretion, tact, and good judgment in dealing with sensitive situations and confidential matters. A commitment to providing outstanding customer service to a wide range of people with professionalism and diplomacy. Ability to take initiative, set priorities, handle multiple tasks, and remain organized in a fast-paced and varied environment with deadlines and changing priorities. High degree of accuracy in the performance of all tasks and attention to detail. Commitment to process improvement.  Demonstrated problem-solving and analytical skills are required to deal with inquiries. Must be able to adapt to a diverse and evolving environment. Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member. Knowledge of University of Waterloo policies, procedures, and regulations preferred. Knowledge of graduate level scholarships (including Tri-Council) an asset. Familiarity with university regulations and program requirements an asset. Experience in event co-ordination is an asset. This is a part-time position at 0.6 FTE (21 hours/week).


Job id# 2736 -  Academic Administrative Manager - School of Architecture - USG  8

University Degree or equivalent education and experience.  Additional education or training in Administration, Business or Human Resources Management preferred. Senior financial and human resources management experience required. Extensive experience guiding, coaching and mentoring staff and fostering constructive team relationships. Excellent working knowledge of UW policies and procedures related to finance, performance, operations, academic processes, and tenure & promotion. Must be diplomatic with a proven aptitude for detail and accuracy, proven ability to manage a large volume of work with conflicting priorities and deadlines. Independent judgment in areas of time management, task prioritization and decision making. Excellent communication and conflict resolution skills are required to interact effectively with students, faculty and staff. Advanced experience with Microsoft Office required, and familiarity with MAC, Job Mine, Quest, PeopleSoft and Oracle are assets. Experience with SharePoint and web content management software preferred.  Some evening and weekend work required. This position is located in the Galt City Centre of Cambridge.

 

Job id# 2744 -  Department Assistant - Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering - USG  4

Must have administrative support experience, preferably in an academic environment with proven ability to provide administrative support and guidance to students, staff, faculty and industry partners. Must be able to demonstrate excellent organizational and time management skills and be able to manage multiple priorities from various portfolios. Sound judgment, tact, diplomacy and problem solving skills.  Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills (oral and written).  Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team.  Intermediate Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills required.  Experience with research compliance, travel and expense claim review, online purchase requisitions and account reconciliation required. Knowledge of University of Waterloo policies and procedures is an asset. Experience with Drupal, FORE, SharePoint, Arkadin teleconferencing, CRM software, Staples Eway is an asset.  Some evening and weekend work may be required.

 

 


Job id# 2745 -  Advancement Assistant - Dean of AHS Office - USG  5

The Advancement Assistant is responsible for providing administrative and executive assistance in support of the Faculty’s fundraising, and alumni relations programs. The Advancement Assistant provides administrative support for the Director of Advancement and the Advancement Team, in several key areas including:  the Faculty of AHS scholarship program; the Dean’s Advisory groups, event planning and logistics and donor relations.   The Advancement Assistant is a member of the Dean’s Office team. Extensive administrative experience providing support to senior administration. Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational abilities required. Proficiency with Microsoft Office including PowerPoint, Excel and Word.  Proficiency with Raiser’s Edge 7 and SharePoint would be an asset. University degree or equivalent post-secondary education or experience preferred.  Experience with selection and on-boarding procedures for co-op students is an asset. Thorough knowledge of University policies and procedures particularly related to gift processing, prospect research, stewardship reports would be as asset. Some evening/weekend work required.

 

Job id# 2746 - Registered Practical Nurse - Health Services - USG  7

Candidates must possess a Certificate of Competence and current membership with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Practical Nurse and have demonstrated skills and relevant experience in a student health services program in a Canadian College or University setting.  Must have current CPR or Basic Cardiac Life Support certification and at least 3 years of experience providing patient care across the spectrum of problems encountered in the general population and young adults in particular.  Knowledge and/or experience with principles of health promotion, immunization, communicable disease and TB control, sexual health, and harm reduction.  Demonstrated history of good working relationships with colleagues, professional staff and the inter-professional team.  Highly developed ability to organize time and set priorities effectively.  Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision and to make clinical decisions within a professional domain.  Current experience using an electronic medical record required.  Experience in public health, emergency/crisis intervention or urgent care clinic nursing is an asset.  Some evening shifts are required. This position is 23 hours/week.


Job Id#2727 – Senior Laboratory Instructor, Nanotechnology Engineering – Chemical Engineering – USG 10

MASc or PhD degree in Chemical Engineering or Chemistry or have equivalent education and experience.  Professional Engineer status or eligibility is a requirement.  Must have fundamental knowledge in nano-materials chemistry, polymer chemistry or in nanobiotechnology and all aspects of safety in nano research. Excellent oral and written communication. 4 years’ experience preferred in teaching undergraduate students or equivalent industrial training. Excellent organizational, time management, interpersonal and analytical skills. Demonstrated experience in lab course development and instruction. Experience with nanoengineering equipment and supplies. Familiarity with nanoengineering test and measurement instrumentation and/or software. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with students and teaching assistants in laboratory settings, with course instructors in the area of specialization, with NE laboratory coordinator as well as with other NE and/or CHEM and CHE staff and faculty.


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.


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.