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# 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# 2871 – Systems Integration Specialist – IST – USG 10-12
University degree in computing systems, software engineering or equivalent education and related experience. Strong employment history that demonstrates in-depth experience and problem-solving skills encompassing Windows Server operating systems and IP-network services. Extensive experience with Microsoft Exchange 2010/2013 including design, deployment and backup strategies; preference will be given to candidates who possess strong PowerShell programming skills. Experience deploying and supporting Microsoft Lync/Skype for Business, cloud email solutions or Blackberry Enterprise Service is considered an asset. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written) as well as skills related to problem solving, time management, software design and development. Proven skills assessing, recommending and implementing solutions that have a strategic impact. Demonstrated ability to interact with tact and diplomacy. Commitment to remain current in the field. Occasional work outside regular business hours maybe required.
Job id# 2879 - Executive Director, Facilities - Plant Operations - USG 19
Post-secondary education in a facilities-related field such as engineering or architecture with at least ten years of progressive experience and a demonstrated track record of success in building construction and operations. Proven ability to construct, operate and maintain a large multi-campus facility serviced by complex utility infrastructure. Demonstrated track record of effective leadership and collaboration with various constituents at all levels and ranges of expertise. Proven root cause analysis experience with success in recommending and implementing strategic and value-added solutions on time and within budget and with a focus to continuously improve. Possess comprehensive technical knowledge of building and infrastructure systems and their related legislation/regulatory codes. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a deep commitment to customer service, proven financial acumen and negotiating skills, an innovative approach to problem solving and a track record of leading high performance teams with a culture of excellence and responsiveness. Outstanding critical thinking and decision-making skills combined with advanced analytical and planning abilities.
Job id# 2888 - Technical Resources Manager - Civil and Environmental Engineering - USG 11
BASc in Civil Engineering with a minimum 10 years of work experience in a research or relevant industrial setting; or MASc in Civil Engineering with a minimum five years of work experience in a research or relevant industrial setting; or three-year Technologist Diploma in Civil Engineering with a minimum 15 years of work experience in a research or relevant industrial setting. Strategic planning and project management experience; managerial experience with a proven ability to guide, mentor and professionally develop staff; demonstrated ability to foster constructive team relationships; exceptional verbal and written communication skills, including strong presentation and facilitation skills; ability to work under minimal supervision, including independent judgment in areas of time management, task prioritization and decision-making; extensive experience managing an occupational health & safety program.
Job id# 2887 - Manager, Student Accessibility Service - AccessAbility Services - USG 13
We are looking for an accomplished professional and leader with knowledge and competency in accessibility as well as accommodation planning. Completion of a Master’s level or Doctorate degree in rehab health sciences, education, psychology or social work, and must be registered with a professional college/society recognized in Ontario. An active understanding of ethical practice as it relates to evaluation and implementation of accessibility accommodation standards is required. Working knowledge of habilitation, rehabilitation, disability and accommodation related to students in post-secondary settings is required.
Understanding and working knowledge of psychometric/psycho-educational and medical diagnoses are required, along with working knowledge of how best to develop and implement accommodation plans based upon psychometric/psycho-educational and medical documentation. Demonstrated success in leadership and management of staff and peers required. Experience in a student-focused (secondary or post-secondary school context) environment, with a background in providing assessment and accommodations services to students with special needs is strongly preferred. We are looking for a passionate and student-focused leader with competencies including strategic thinking, creativity, team building, change management, facilitation, sensitivity and political acumen as well as excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills. Candidates must have demonstrated ability to successfully build consensus and foster teamwork among a variety of stakeholders. Experience and knowledge of relevant legislation (i.e. AODA) and ethical guidelines especially related to the protection of privacy and human rights is essential. The successful candidate will be required to complete a Vulnerable Sector Check as a condition of employment for this role.
Job id#2921 & 2922 Registered Nurse - Health Services - USG 9
Candidates must possess a Certificate of Competence and current membership with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered 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. Candidates must have 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 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. These positions are 17.5 hours/week.
Job id#2908 - Manager, Facility Renewal & Planning - Housing and Residences - USG 10
Completion of a post-secondary diploma or degree or equivalent education and experience required. Specialization in a facilities-management field considered an asset. Knowledge of Project Management principles preferred. The successful candidate will be a passionate leader with experience supervising full-time staff and with knowledge and competencies in planning facility renewal and space utilization initiatives. Understanding and working knowledge of capital planning strategies, models, and practices required, along with working knowledge of strategies and practices related to the planning, design, construction, and renovations of buildings. Candidates must have demonstrated ability to build consensus and foster teamwork among a variety of stakeholders, including management and staff within a Plant Operations/Physical Plant/Facilities management environment. Exceptional communication, interpersonal, organizational, and planning skills required, along with the ability to analyze, negotiate, and solve problems with a continuous improvement mindset in a fast-paced environment. Alignment with departmental culture a must. Progressive experience in building management and operations, developing and managing budgets of $1M+, and managing multiple projects at once required. Proven abilities to read and interpret architectural drawings and relevant health and safety regulations and building codes, along with having proficient computing skills, especially with Microsoft Office applications, financial reporting software, and facility condition software, is required. Experience working in a student environment considered an asset. Knowledge of institutional construction estimating and procurement practices considered assets.
Job id# 2936 - Web Design Specialist - Federation of Students - USG 8
Job id# 2930 - Digital Archivist, Special Collections & Archives - Library USG 8-13
ALA-accredited MLIS or equivalent. Experience in a special collections and/or archives environment. Demonstrated ability to independently, as well as collaboratively, plan, coordinate, and implement effective digital workflows and projects. Knowledge of digital preservation standards and best practices. Experience digitizing special collections and archival materials. Knowledge of metadata standards (e.g. Dublin Core, MODS, PREMIS) and proficiency with well-formed XML. Demonstrated knowledge of archival theory and practice, including relevant national and international appraisal, metadata and preservation standards and proven knowledge of Rules for Archival Description (RAD) particularly with their application for digital media. Knowledge of copyright and its application to material in all formats. Strong interest in and understanding of current trends, issues and challenges facing special collections in the provision of digital content. Knowledge of Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) and its application to archival materials. Experience with open source digital asset management systems. Familiarity with database management systems. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, with the ability to foster positive working relationships and build partnerships. Ability to work effectively and efficiently without direct supervision. Demonstrated ability to manage detail-oriented processes requiring an exceptional degree of accuracy. Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems and to prioritize multiple tasks in an environment with frequent interruptions. Proven ability to work effectively in a service-oriented environment, which values collaboration and collegiality. Demonstrated commitment to innovation, creativity and excellence.
Assets: Experience in an academic library setting. Experience with InMagic/DBTextworks. Experience with Islandora, Drupal and Archivematica. Familiarity with crowdsourcing projects. Familiarity with Encoded Archival Description (EAD) standards and practice.
More information about this opportunity is available on the Library website.
Job id# 2962 - Maintenance Supervisor - Plant Operations - USG 9-11
Responsible for the management of maintenance activities related to physical plant equipment and utility systems. This position requires a broad exposure and in-depth knowledge of all building related trades, proven technical, administrative and supervisory ability and demonstrated project management, interpersonal and organizational skills. Must have a minimum of five (5) years of progressive management experience in a similar environment. Must be proficient in computer technology related to the office environment (Microsoft Office, etc.) as well as have familiarity with electronic work flow and asset management systems. Demonstrated experience in coordination of preventive and predictive maintenance programs an asset. A College Diploma in a construction related field, a Certificate of Apprenticeship and Certificate of Qualification in a construction related field or a combination of equivalent relevant education, skills and work experience is required.
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# 2972 - Donor Relations Officer - Dean of Engineering Office-Development - USG 10
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. 5+ years of experience working in a stewardship or donor relations role with a proven track record of planning and delivering high-quality personalized stewardship events and activities. The ideal candidate will be an energetic and versatile individual with excellent project management skills, a proven ability to multi-task and manage multiple priorities, and who enjoys the challenge and responsibility of working in a vigorous, hectic and successful fundraising environment carrying out a wide range of duties and projects. Strong communication and administrative skills and a good understanding of event planning and stewardship best practices are also essential. Previous work in an academic setting and experience with front-line fundraising are also assets. Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Suite, Raiser's Edge, SharePoint, and web content maintenance. This position requires a varied schedule, different event venues on and off campus and some domestic travel.
The Second Class Stationary Engineer must have a Second Class Provincial Certificate and five (5) years recent experience as an Operating Engineer. Experience is required in the operation and maintenance of oil and gas fired boilers, chillers, water softeners, air compressors and ammonia based refrigeration units and related auxiliary equipment. The Second Class Engineer also provides training, instruction and work direction to others as required. The Engineer does the work of other trades as required to the limit of their skill and code requirements.
Job id# 2970 - Executive Assistant to the Executive Director of IQC - Institute for Quantum Computing - USG 8
Bachelor’s degree (preferably in business administration) or equivalent education and experience required. Excellent communication (oral and written). Proven ability to deal with confidential issues. Extensive administrative experience in an academic environment. Demonstrated knowledge of UW’s policies and procedures related to faculty appointments, travel, and research grant administration. Project management experience and demonstrated analytical and organizational skills. Proven aptitude for attention to detail and ability to manage multiple demands. Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member in a busy and varied environment with deadlines and changing priorities. Experience using UW’s financial management system (FORE) preferred. Proficient with various software packages; Microsoft Office (Word, excel, Outlook, Access). Experience with other mark-up languages such as LATex, Basic HTML, as well as CSS and WordPress and knowledge of relational database management systems such as SQL.
Job id# 2974 - Psychological Assessment Coordinator - Counselling Services - USG 10-13
Master’s degree or a PhD in a mental health field specializing in psychological and psychodiagnostic assessment. Licensed or eligible to be licensed within a Regulated Mental Health Profession within the province of Ontario. Progressive and extensive psychometric, clinical and administrative experience in a student-focused post-secondary environment with a background highlighted by mental health and student development expertise. Knowledge and expertise in psychological and psychodiagnostic measurement as well as psychometric instruments. Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as a team member in a very busy and varied environment. Experience in a liaison role with other campus departments and faculties is a strong asset. Excellent organizational, communication, representational and interpersonal skills are required. Ability to communicate in a second language a significant asset. There will be some evening hours required.
Job id# 2985 - Mental Health/Psychiatric Nurse - Health Services - USG 10
University of Waterloo is recruiting for a Mental Health/Psychiatric Nurse to work collaboratively with professionals in Health Services and Counselling Services to provide care to students with mental health concerns.
Candidates must possess a Certificate of Competence and current membership with the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Nurse and have training in Asist, Mental Health First Aid and QPR or equivalent program. Preference will be given to applicants who are members of the Canadian Federation of Mental Health Nurses (an Associate group of the Canadian Nurses Association) and hold a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Candidates must have 5 years of relevant clinical practice experience in a mental health setting and a working knowledge of the Ontario Mental Health act and other relevant legislation. Current knowledge in mental health assessments, motivational counselling and psychological health and safety and/or experience in suicide prevention and case management. The successful applicant will have proven the ability to administer injections ordered by physicians and psychiatrists and the highly developed ability to organize time and set priorities. Applicants must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and a demonstrated history of good working relationships with colleagues, professional staff and the inter-professional team. 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. There will be some evening work required. The successful candidate will be required to complete a Vulnerable Sector Check as a condition of
Job id# 2980 - Graduate Career Advisor - Centre for Career Action - USG 10
As a key member of the Centre for Career Action, the Graduate Career Advisor works primarily with graduate students to guide them to take action to achieve their career and employment goals. This position reports to an Assistant Director, Centre for Career Action. Graduate degree required, or equivalent education and experience; additional training in career development is strongly preferred. Certification to deliver Strong and MBTI results is required. Experience advising graduate students on career and employment issues is required. Extensive individual advisement and group facilitation skills (in person and via technology) is required. Significant experience working with graduate students (Master and PhD) across a range of faculties, streams, and levels. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written) are essential. Willingness and
Job id# 2992 - Instructor/Hardware Specialist - Electrical & Computer Engineering – USG 8 - 9
B.A.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or equivalent education and experience. Area of specialization should cover: safety procedures and implementation; digital logic and circuits; programming (assembly and high-level) and debugging; microprocessor system architecture, and interfacing; FPGAs; working knowledge of VHDL. Experience in working with instrumentation in the area of specialization is required. Proven aptitude for teaching and a demonstrated interest in working with students. Experience with hardware design procedures and software packages related to the area of specialization. Knowledge of computer interfacing with measurement instrumentation. Well-developed interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Good organizational, analytical and time-management skills. Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team. Self-motivation in taking initiative to improve the quality of labs, teaching, and working environment. Experience is required with establishing and maintaining safety procedures. Ability to specify, to evaluate, install, test, and service the required hardware and/or software for labs. 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, and evaluating hardware and software in the area of specialization. Obtaining the PEng registration within three years after hiring is required and relevant industrial experience is preferred. This job may involve some lifting and standing for extended periods of time as well as occasional evening or weekend work.
Job id# 2998 - Regional Manager, South Western Ontario - Co-op Education & Career Action - USG 13
University undergraduate degree, preferably with a business component or equivalent education and experience. A minimum of 5 years’ experience in leading and managing multiple, diverse teams and staff roles across a region, area or territory. Previous experience in managing a remote workforce is preferred. Experience in client relationship management is required. Previous experience in working within a university environment for co-op education is an asset. Demonstrated experience as a strong business and people leader, who has led a team of professionals charged with delivering business results, and successfully managed their team and individual performance against those results. Proven ability to set goals and manage team and individual performance towards targets. The Regional Manager leverages a continuous improvement mindset, a strong services orientation and flexible thinking to deliver on results. The successful candidate must be a skilled verbal and written communicator, with strong presentation skills. A team player, whose leadership motivates at all levels of the organization. Must be proficient in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Job id# 2999 - Research Finance Training and Compliance Officer - Office of Research - USG 8-10
Undergraduate degree required, preferably in Accounting, Business or Finance, or equivalent education and experience. Must be actively working towards CPA or CGA designation, designation must be completed at the USG 9. Extensive work experience in audit and financial analysis and with a strong knowledge of financial reporting is required. Proven ability with compliance issues and recommendation and implementation of best practices and process improvements. Must be highly proficient with Microsoft Office business suite. Experience with databases and working knowledge of Oracle Financials and Cognos Impromptu would be an asset. Proactive and results orientated with a proven aptitude for accurate and detailed work as well as sound judgement, tact, diplomacy and problem solving skills. Excellent interpersonal, communication (oral and written), organizational and facilitation skills are required. Must be able to work independently and as part of a team in a complex and changing environment. Knowledge of research granting and contracting agencies is highly desirable. Experience with databases and working knowledge of Oracle Financials and Cognos Impromptu would be an asset. Occasional work outside of regular business hours is required.
Job id# 3001- Payroll Administrator - Human Resources - USG 5
Two to three year post-secondary education in business accounting or similar course of study or equivalent education and/or experience. Actively working towards Canadian Payroll Association Payroll Compliance Practitioner certification (PCP). Two or more years of progressive payroll experience in a large-scale fast-paced environment. Key competencies include strong customer service and communication skills, ability to work as a member of a team, accuracy in work, and strong attention to detail.
Job id# 3002 - Programmatic Assessment Manager - School of Pharmacy - USG 10
Masters of Education degree (or higher preferred) or equivalent education and experience required. At least 2 years of project management experience is required. Knowledge of psychometrics, strong understanding of assessment methodologies to evaluate program, curricula, courses, instructors and learners. Knowledge of and experience with efficient options for remediating students and experience with survey design, delivery and evaluation. Experience building and working within collaborative environment. Competencies include excellent written and oral communication skills, demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills, proven planning and organizational skills. Excellent computer skills; including advanced experience with MS Word, Excel and demonstrated experience with PowerPoint and Microsoft Access (database management). Programming experience in Microsoft Access is an asset.
Job id# 3008 - Academic Development Specialist - Student Success Office - USG 10
Masters’ degree or equivalent education and relevant experience in a related field (e.g. Education, Student Services) is required. Teaching credentials are considered an asset. Experience in the development, coordination and implementation of strategies and programs designed to promote and enhance student success both at the institutional and faculty level is preferred. Knowledge of teaching and learning strategies that are informed by research is required for student retention, engagement and student development practices. The successful candidate will have experience working in an academic setting with students, faculty members/instructors and staff. He/she will demonstrate exceptional communication and relationship building skills. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a strong track record of working collaboratively, building consensus and fostering and maintaining strong working relationships with a diverse group of internal and external stakeholders. He/she will demonstrate the ability to thrive in and promote a collaborative environment.
Job id# 3005 - Lab Instructor/Hardware Specialist - Electrical and Computer Engineering - USG 8-9
B.A.Sc. in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering is required. Relevant industrial experience is an asset. Area of specialization should cover electrical and general safety procedures: assessment and implementation, analog/digital circuits and interfacing, signal conditioning, filters, sensors, microprocessor programming, soldering skills, circuit prototyping, electronic components and familiarity with interpreting datasheets. Experience in working with instrumentation 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 interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Good organizational, analytical and time-management skills. Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team, is required. Self-motivation in taking initiative to improve the quality of labs, teaching, and working environment is required. Experience is required with establishing and maintaining safety procedures. Ability to specify, to evaluate, install, test, and service the required hardware and/or software for labs. 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, and evaluating hardware and software in the area of specialization. PEng registration is desirable. This job may involve some lifting and standing for extended periods of time as well as occasional evening or weekend work.
Job id# 3006 - Information Systems Specialist - Information Systems & Technology - USG 12-13
University degree in a related field or equivalent education and relevant work experience is required. Five (5)+ years of PeopleSoft Campus Solutions experience is required with a deep functional understanding of at least one Campus Solutions Module. Proven success as the Senior Technical Lead for multiple large projects within Campus Solutions. Demonstrated ability as a PeopleSoft technical and functional product expert to provide recommendations and best practices for the configuration, setup, and effective and efficient use of Campus Solutions. The candidate will leverage technology to drive and deliver optimized solutions to meet business user needs. Ability to take full ownership of tasks and coordinate/communicate projects across multiple teams. Excellent project management, organizational, prioritization, interpersonal skills and critical thinking skills is desired. Ability to learn quickly and work in a fast paced environment is required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills is desired. Ability to communicate, interact effectively with management, business users, developers, and team members at all levels is required. Strong presentation skills and ability to present information effectively to a varied audience is desired. Positive attitude, self-motivating, ability to recognize and apply an appropriate sense of urgency is desired.
The Serviceperson II Painter requires a minimum of a grade 10 education or the equivalent and a minimum of three (3) years recent experience as a painter. The painter must have a sound knowledge of the trade and the finishes and techniques commonly encountered at the University and must have the ability to match and mix colours. The Serviceperson II Painter must have the ability to read and interpret blueprints and drawings. The Serviceperson II Painter does the work of other trades as required to the limit of their skill, training and code requirements.
Job id# 3015 - Instructional Developer, TA Training and Writing Support - Centre for Teaching Excellence - USG 11
Minimum of a Master’s degree in Education, English, Composition and Rhetoric, or Applied Linguistics or equivalent education and experience. TESOL certification preferred. At least two years’ experience in academic or professional writing instruction at the post-secondary level. Experience with workshop facilitation and individual consultations. Knowledge of research on writing pedagogy and best practices. Exceptional verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work collaboratively with faculty, graduate students, staff, and academic units. Sense of diplomacy, tact and respect for various disciplinary and cultural approaches to teaching and learning. Experience of supporting others positively through cultural change.
Technical skills: Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel and PowerPoint. Experience with screencasting tools, such as Camtasia (preferred).
Applications should include a cover letter, a current CV, and a statement of teaching philosophy/interests (1 page maximum).
Job id# 3014 - Administrative Officer - School of Pharmacy - USG 12
University degree or equivalent education and experience required, additional education or training in business and human resources administration preferred. Extensive experience in human resource management and leadership in an academic environment is required. Successful track record of coaching, mentoring and developing a team of direct reports required. Previous experience developing, monitoring and managing operational budgets is required. Advanced analytical and problem solving skills. Proven ability to quickly adapt to a constantly changing environment and interact effectively with faculty, staff and contacts external to UW. Superior communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. Excellent knowledge, and experience in interpreting and applying UW academic policies and procedures. Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and coordinate activities among numerous people. Ability to proactively anticipate potential challenges and take the initiative to rectify situations before they become problems. Proven ability to understand and interpret management accounting and final transaction reports. Demonstrated judgment, tact, and diplomacy skills. Extensive computer and software skills.
Job id# 3009- Faculty Relations Manager - Student Success Office - USG 10 - 3 positions
University degree required or equivalent education and experience. Masters or equivalent in a related field (Leadership, Higher Education, Student Services) strongly preferred. The Faculty Relations Manager is responsible for building strong partnerships between the Success Office and his/her respective faculties in order to enhance student success for all students via strategic and intentional initiatives. Therefore, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a strong track record of working collaboratively, building consensus and fostering and maintaining strong working relationships with a diverse group of internal and external stakeholders. He/she will demonstrate the ability to thrive in and promote a collaborative environment. The successful candidate will have strong oral and written communication skills, demonstrated organizational skills and sound judgement. Experience in student services and with student retention, engagement, development and overall student success programming is a strong asset.
Experience working in an academic setting with both staff and faculty members is considered an asset.
Job id# 3012 - Student Services Assistant - Graduate Studies Office - USG 5
University degree or equivalent education and/or customer service experience required. Proven customer service and interpersonal skills. Knowledge and experience with evolving and complex student (Quest) and records management (OnBase) systems, word processing and software. Knowledge and experience with Information Systems and Technology client services and processes for hardware, software, equipment maintenance and support. Strong communication skills and the ability to clearly communicate University and Graduate Studies policies and practices related to admissions, academic, enrolment, graduation records, and thesis regulations. Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with multiple and concurrent deadlines. Excellent organizational skills and proven experience with regard to accuracy and detail required.
The Serviceperson I Carpenter must have a minimum of a Grade 10 education or the equivalent, Provincial Certificate of Qualification, a Certificate of Apprenticeship and five (5) years recent experience as a Carpenter. The Carpenter must have a demonstrated and in depth understanding of all related tools, shop equipment, repair and joinery techniques involved in building and furniture maintenance. The Serviceperson I Carpenter must have the ability to read and interpret blueprints and drawings, make accurate material takeoffs and estimates, and write summary reports of the condition assessment surveys when necessary. The Serviceperson I Carpenter does the work of other trades as required to the limit of their skill, training and code requirements.
Job id# 3028 - Powertrain Research Technologist - Waterloo Centre for Automotive Research - USG 9
A degree in mechanical engineering or equivalent education and experience.
Must be, or capable of becoming a Professional Engineer registered in Ontario within four years. Minimum of two years’ experience maintaining and operating a powertrain research facility. Chassis and powertrain dynamometer operation, set up and modification experience required. Strong working knowledge of and significant experience with configuring, operating and running tests on combustion engines, electric motors and hybrid powertrain systems. Experience working with computer controlled and operated dynamometers, with a proven ability to diagnose and troubleshoot. Effective communication, time management, presentation and interpersonal skills. Proven ability to undertake multiple projects, meet varying deadlines and to independently advise and supervise research activities. Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and MatLab required. This position is contingent upon available funding, involves heavy lifting and requires some travel.
Job id# 3024 - Emergency Planning & Fire Safety Officer - Safety Office - USG 11
Two-year diploma in Emergency Management or equivalent education and experience is required. University Degree preferred. Certification in business continuity planning, risk management, emergency planning, emergency preparedness or first responder training required. A background in Fire Protection and Prevention programs and Emergency Management Ontario accreditation preferred. Several years' experience in a planning and policy role with similar organizational scope, specialized emergency response / emergency management and fire safety responsibilities. Competencies will include superior written and oral presentation skills and ability to develop, manage and deliver training programs. Demonstrated leadership ability, tactical thinking, planning and organizational skills. Requires extensive expertise with managing interpretation and compliance with applicable legislation and codes. Ability to deal with confidential materials and exercise sound judgment, tact, unquestionable degree of integrity and diplomacy using well-developed interpersonal communication skills. Ability to liaise with professional and government regulators and agencies. Able to work independently and as a member of a cohesive health and safety team. Must possess Ontario Driver's License Class G minimum. Occasional work outside business hours is an expectation of this role.
Job ID# 2896 - Senior Development Officer - Faculty of Engineering – USG 11
University degree, or equivalent education and experience is required. Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation and/or fundraising certificate is a strong asset. Minimum of five years of proven major gift fundraising experience with volunteer recruitment and management. Understanding and appreciation of the key role of a university education and in particular Engineering, and the crucial importance of attracting and retaining the very best talent (students, faculty, staff). Understanding of the university environment including the integration of research and teaching. Knowledge of giving vehicles and non-complex gifts. Proven competence in project management, multi-tasking, planning, analytical and organizational skills. A demonstrated ability to develop and implement strategies for major gift solicitations demonstrating success in personally securing and closing major gifts. Excellent communication, interpersonal, oral and writing skills including the expertise to create promotional materials and proposals. Political acumen and problem solving skills are required. Strong communicator who is comfortable working with a variety of stakeholders including community leaders, faculty and leadership and other advancement team members. Goal oriented and self-motivated with a demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently and effectively as part of a team with a broad mandate in a fast-paced, highly computerized and challenging environment. Excellence in computing skills; and knowledge of and excellence in working with fundraising software i.e Raiser’s Edge, Website content management and HTML experience, considered an asset. Willingness to travel and work extended hours as required (some weekends and evenings).
Job id# 3030 - Media Technician - Faculty of Arts (Stratford Programs) - USG 7
Post-secondary education in a field related to computing or digital media technology, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Demonstrated experience in audio, video, and photo production and post-production is required. Several years of experience as an IT technician or consultant is required, preferably in an academic environment. Proficient in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Advanced knowledge of Apple operating system including systems management with the ability to diagnose problems and correct configuration issues. Strong knowledge of photo, video, and audio processing software used at the Stratford Campus, including all elements of Adobe Creative Suite is required, along with an understanding of emerging technologies and their possible deployment at the Stratford Campus. Effective communications skills are required to provide consulting assistance to a community with a wide range of levels of technical sophistication. Ability to apply sound judgment and to handle confidential matters. Proven ability to deal with faculty, staff, and students with tact and diplomacy. This is a 28 hour a week position and is an eight-month appointment effective January to mid-April and mid-August to December.
Job id# 3032 - Senior Development Officer - Faculty of Arts -Advancement - USG 11
Skilled, strategic fundraiser with 3 or more years of progressive fundraising experience with extensive experience and knowledge in securing major gifts and volunteer recruitment and management is required. Experience with the full scope of development activities including discovery, cultivation, solicitation, recognition and stewardship. Successful track record of developing and implementing strategy for major gift solicitation with demonstrated success in personally securing and closing major gifts. Knowledge of giving vehicles and non-complex gifts. Experience developing strategic cultivation, solicitation and recognition plans, successfully working within a performance management/metrics environment. Experience recruiting and working with volunteers to support cultivation and solicitation strategies. Excellent communication skills, written and oral, including expertise in creating promotional materials and proposals. Proven competence in project management, multi-tasking, planning, analytical and organizational skills. The ability to work in a highly complex and demanding environment, managing and collaborating with multiple partners, from across campus and externally. Political acumen and problem solving skills required. Goal oriented, self-motivated with demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently and effectively as part of a team with a broad mandate in a fast paced, highly computerized and challenging environment. Hands-on experience with a relational fundraising database, such as Raisers Edge is a strong asset. Experience fundraising in a university environment is considered an asset. Willingness to travel and work extended hours required. (Some weekends and evenings).
Job id# 3029 - Experiential Learning & Events Coordinator - Faculty of Arts (Stratford Programs) - USG 4
Experience in an administrative role requiring multi-tasking and prioritizing with exceptional planning skills. Demonstrated Intermediate level experience using Microsoft Office suite (i.e. Excel, Word, etc.) and data management tools (i.e. Eventbrite, website-based registration systems) and presentation software (i.e. PowerPoint, Prezi). The Experiential Learning and Events Coordinator has significant interaction with various key stakeholders, and must have strong interpersonal skills, be passionate about quality and attention to detail. Excellent communication skills with proven ability to work as a team member in a high-performance environment with multiple projects, stakeholders and competing deadlines. Event planning and/or event management experience is an asset.
Job id# 3031 - Program Manager – Psychology - USG 9
University degree or equivalent education and experience required. Administrative and management experience in an academic environment; with undergraduate student academic advising preferred. Must demonstrate significant management and leadership skill. Proven ability to quickly adapt to a constantly changing environment and interact effectively with faculty, staff and students. Competencies will include strategic and creative thinking, people management, interpersonal, organizational and communication skills. Tact, judgement & diplomacy, multi-tasking, concurrent task and problem management, ability to assess, analyze and resolve issues are essential. Proven ability to understand and interpret UW policies and procedures. Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Quest, OnBase, SharePoint, WCMS, and FileMaker.
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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:
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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.