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Federated University and Affiliated Colleges Postings

We invite applications/resumes for external career opportunities from all interested applicants. Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada will be given priority.

Conrad Grebel University College

Full-time Faculty: Music Theory in the Department of Music

Director - MSCU Centre for Peace Advancement

Renison University College

Principal and Vice-Chancellor

Assistant Professor, Diaspora Literature in English

 St. Jerome’s University


St. Paul's University College

Position Title: Administrative Assistan -Full-time Position - Grade 6

Spring Residence Assistant


Conrad Grebel University College

Full-time Faculty: Music Theory in the Department of Music

Conrad Grebel University College at the University of Waterloo invites applications for a full-time regular faculty position in Music Theory in the Department of Music. The appointment will begin July 1, 2014 at either Assistant or Associate Professor level. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2013. The College is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified persons. Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. For further information about the position, qualifications and application procedures, see:

MSCU Centre for Peace Advancement

The Director of the Mennonite Savings and Credit Union (MSCU) Centre for Peace Advancement (CPA) will provide leadership for this new Centre within Conrad Grebel University College at the University of Waterloo. The Centre will be comprised of faculty, staff, graduate students, affiliate and partner organizations, researchers, and community mobilizers. The Centre’s core activities will be research, training, and community engagement. The Director will have a significant role in establishing and shaping the CPA, convening an advisory committee, representing the Centre publicly, directing its activities, and supervising CPA staff and researchers. The Director will foster a culture of collaboration and creativity among the Centre’s partners and affiliates to position the Centre for significant impact and recognition.

This is a .5 FTE position for an initial two year term beginning July 1, 2014. Applications are invited until March 1, 2014. 

For more information see:

Applications and inquiries should be directed to:

Dr. Jim Pankratz
Dean, Conrad Grebel University College
University of Waterloo

Renison University College


Renison University College invites applications for the position of Principal and Vice-Chancellor. The initial five-year appointment will begin on or before September 1st, 2014.

Founded in 1959, Renison University College is a comprehensive liberal arts institution and residence. It is affiliated with the University of Waterloo, and is located on six acres of land adjacent to Waterloo’s main campus. The College is rooted in the Anglican tradition, and is respected as an inclusive community which values the great diversity of its members. Renison’s academic programs share a common humanistic thread -- building bridges and valuing social commitment and outreach -- and it provides students with the advantages of an environment small enough to be personal, yet connecting them to all of the resources of a world-class university.

Renison University College is home to approximately 1400 students, 85 faculty, and 52 staff. The College residences accommodate 220 men and women. For more information about Renison, please visit

As the academic and administrative head, the Principal has overall responsibility for the College, and provides leadership, direction and vision to faculty, staff, students and members of the broader community in pursuit of Renison’s goals.

The new Principal will have a proven record of scholarship, and experience as a leader and administrator in a university setting. He/she will be a dynamic and innovative leader who is able to engage internal and external stakeholders in determining clear directions and priorities for Renison, and then to inspire the community in pursuit of those goals. Ability to lead Renison’s advancement and fundraising activities will be essential. The Principal will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and a deep commitment to the student experience.

The University respects, appreciates, and encourages diversity. Applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities are encouraged. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadians and permanent residents of Canada.

Consideration of candidates will begin in February 2014. Please submit a letter and c.v. to

Assistant Professor, Diaspora Literature in English

Renison University College, affiliated with the University of Waterloo invites applications, subject to budgetary approval, for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in Diaspora Literatures in English.  Specific expertise in either East Asian Literatures in English or in Middle Eastern Literatures in English is required.  Additional expertise in one of the following areas would be an asset: popular culture, new media, cultural diversity, and cosmopolitanism. Applicants for this position should have a PhD with a record of strong research achievement commensurate with his or her experience and a strong teaching record; a proven history of securing external research funding will be considered an asset.

Renison University College is respected as an inclusive community that values the diversity of its faculty, staff, and students. Situated on a campus adjacent to the University of Waterloo, Renison provides students with the advantage of an environment small enough to be personal while connected to all the resources of a world-class university. The academic programs at Renison University College include Social Development Studies, Social Work, Religious Studies, East Asian Studies, Studies in Islam, and the English Language Institute. The successful candidate will work with colleagues across disciplines but primarily within the international studies area, offering undergraduate courses appealing to students in East Asian Studies, Studies in Islam, and Social Development Studies.

An appointment date of 1 January 2015 is preferred. Consideration of applications will begin on 28 April 2014 and continue until the position is filled. On-campus interviews are likely to be scheduled beginning mid May. Application materials should be submitted online as PDF files through Interfolio at

Please include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a writing sample and/or link to an e-portfolio, and arrange for three letters of reference to be uploaded (addressed to Dr. Tom Brenner, Academic Dean, Renison University College, 240 Westmount Road North, Waterloo, ON, N2L 3G4, Canada).

More information about the College is available at Information on the English Department at the University of Waterloo can be found at Further enquiries can be directed to the Academic Dean at Renison, Dr. Tom Brenner, at 519-884-4404 Ext. 28635 ( All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.  Renison University College encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, Native peoples and persons with disabilities. This appointment is subject to the availability of funds.

St. Jerome's University

No current job postings available

St. Paul’s University College

Position Title: Administrative Assistant

Full-time Position, Grade 6

Applications due April 27, 2014

The Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support to the Board of Governors, the Principal, and St. Paul’s senior management as well as administering related activities. Its purpose is to relieve key positions of specific administrative tasks, support them in effectiveness and coordinate administrative functions. The position reports to the Director of Operations and Secretary of the Board.

The incumbent is expected to initiate action and follow up on job related areas and work independently within set guidelines, adjusting work priorities as appropriate to provide timely support. The role requires an understanding and appreciation of the context of the activities and the ability to take action with that context. The role also requires a high level of proficiency with scheduling software, MS office (particularly Excel and Word) and familiarity with smartphone technology. Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to solve minor problems or issues related to the work are also required Confidentiality must be maintained at all times. The position contributes to creating a welcoming experience for all visitors, associates, colleagues and students. Written and verbal communication with people from various disciplines and cultural backgrounds needs to be executed comfortably and professionally, both with external people as well the internal team. The duties of this position are predominantly carried out during normal business hours, although occasional evening or weekend hours may be required, particularly in support of meetings and events.

Skills & Experience

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in an administrative support role
  • Post-secondary education in administrative support
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain strict confidence
  • Demonstrated self-starter
  • Excellent communication skills, writing and speaking clearly and effectively
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, able to create positive relationships with different age groups
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Experience with and aptitude for record keeping and filing that facilitates access to information
  • Must be able to effective use electronic tools including Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Acrobat and Exchange Calendar and have a demonstrated ability to work with new software programs
  • Able to work effectively in a team environment

View the job details here (

To apply, please forward electronically your cover letter and resume to: Michael Steinmann (

Position:              Spring Residence Assistant

Contract:               4-month contract, part-time (20 hours/week)

Start date:            As early as possible – August 15, 2014

Applications due April 23, 2014

Nature and Scope

Reporting to the Residence & Community Life Manager (RCLM), the Spring Residence Assistant (SRA) is responsible for assisting the RCLM in coordination and implementation of various programs.

The SRA is responsible for encouraging students in the St. Paul’s community to participate in and benefit fully from the residence/tenant experience and for supporting the process to address student conduct. The incumbent is expected to provide appropriate role model values and increase avenues of communication with students by maintaining visibility, availability and approachability, maintaining effective relationships with current student staff and residents.

The SRA is responsible for assisting with the recruitment of students to residence in various ways.

This is a 4 month part-time contract position that requires non-traditional hours including evenings and weekends.        


1.   Experience working in a residence life environment

2.  Undergraduate degree preferred

3. Proven organizational skills

4.   Ability to maintain confidential information

5. A demonstrated aptitude for and commitment to forming mentoring relationships with young adults

6. Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team setting and independently

7.  Passionate commitment to build positive relationships with those around you

8.  Valid first aid certificate (minimum Emergency First Aid – Level A CPR)

View the job details here:

To apply, please forward electronically your cover letter and resume to: Steve Prentice (

The university respects, appreciates and encourages diversity. Applications from all qualified individuals are encouraged.

On Campus Partners

Hands grasped in unisonLocated to the west of the main Waterloo campus, Conrad Grebel University College, St. Paul's United College, Renison College and St. Jerome's University are affiliated institutions that are academically integrated with the university (That is, students of the affiliated colleges and federated university are students of the University of Waterloo). As well, These institutions have cross-intuitional faculty appointments and employees.