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Renison University College is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from qualified individuals regardless of race, ethnic origin, religion, age, colour, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, ability or disability, including women, Indigenous people, and other visible minorities. All applications will be considered, however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Job openings are posted until the position has been filled. Due to the number of applications received, only applicants who are selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Renison University College is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. If you have any accommodation requests, please contact a member of Renison’s Human Resources department.

Here are the current job openings at Renison:

International Recruitment Specialist (Primarily Latin America), Marketing and Recruitment, Renison University College

Renison University College, affiliated with the University of Waterloo, and located on the traditional territories of the Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee and Attawandaron (Neutral) peoples, invites applications for the full-time, ongoing position of International Recruitment Specialist.

Respected as an inclusive community that values the diversity of its faculty, staff, and students, Renison is committed to engaged education for the well-being of the world, offering degree programs reflecting social engagement through the School of Social Work, and the Social Development Studies Department; global engagement through our Culture and Language Studies Department and Studies in Islam Program; and community engagement in our non-degree programs, including the English Language Institute, through the Centre for Continuing and Professional Education. 

Objectives:  

The International Recruitment Specialist reports to the Manager of Marketing and Recruitment and assists the Manager by implementing an integrated marketing, recruitment, and communications plan in strategic international student recruitment markets. The International Recruitment Specialist’s primary responsibility is international student recruitment from Latin American countries. Recruitment in additional markets may be required. This role focuses on one of Renison’s primary international student recruitment regions, which supports the college’s overall mission, reputation, and achievement of enrolment management and revenue goals. The incumbent will promote Renison and its programs, facilities, and services in order to increase international student enrollment primarily from Latin America. The International Recruitment Specialist is a member of a highly motivated, professional student recruitment team that is involved in recruitment planning, strategic development, and the implementation of approved activities. Additionally, the incumbent will represent Renison in a manner consistent with the values, goals, and strategic directions of the University College.

Qualifications:

Education:

  • University degree required; combination of education and experience preferred.

Language Proficiency:

  • Writing and speaking proficiency in English as well as proficiency in Spanish and/or Portuguese is required.

Experience:

  • 2 to 3 years of experience in an international high school liaison and/or student recruitment role with strong relationship building and business development skills.
  • Knowledge of student recruitment, marketing and enrolment management principles as defined by industry enrolment management experts and understanding of marketing and communication strategies for students based on awareness of the motivations of young people and their parents with respect to post-secondary studies. 
  • Awareness of and sensitivity to cultural, language, religious, political, socio-economic, and other relevant factors in Renison’s international recruitment markets.
  • Solid understanding of and experience with quantitative and qualitative research coupled with proven ability to assess findings to make informed recommendations.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver informational and engaging presentations.
  • Proven degree of maturity, confidence, and competence sufficient to provide effective, credible representation of Renison at international educational events and on interuniversity committees.
  • Proven superior attention to detail, and accurate work.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including a solid understanding of English grammar, a demonstrated successful record of accomplishment in promotional writing focused at a student audience, and extensive experience writing content with the purpose of communicating a brand or message.
  • Demonstrated aptitude for and success in solving problems.
  • Highly adaptable, with strong organizational skills, a commitment to continuous improvement, and the ability to coordinate multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and excel in a fast-paced environment characterized by changing priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in and contribute to an integrated and collaborative team environment and to apply a positive team approach to working with colleagues.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence and motivate others.
  • Strong computer skills, advanced knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Office Suite; knowledge of social media platforms.

Renison University College respects, appreciates, and actively encourages diversity. As part of Renison’s commitment to a leadership team which reflects its broader commitment to equity within the College, we welcome and encourage applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, ethnic origin, religion, age, colour, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, ability or disability including women, Indigenous people, and other visible minorities. Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Renison is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities.  Accommodations are available upon request for candidates participating in all parts of the selection process. Please contact a member of Renison’s Human Resources department with accommodation requests.

Deadline for applications: August 12, 2018 (11:59pm EST)

Application materials should be submitted online as PDF files through Interfolio at: https://apply.interfolio.com/52844. At minimum, a resume and three references should be provided. Please note: only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. 

A full job description is available upon request by contacting Tegan Preston at tegan.preston@uwaterloo.ca.

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Lecturer (0.8), EFAS, English Language Institute, Renison University College

Renison University College, affiliated with the University of Waterloo, and located on the traditional territories of the Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee and Attawandaron (Neutral) peoples, invites applications for the ongoing, fractional position of Lecturer within the English for Academic Success (EFAS) program of the English Language Institute (ELI).

Respected as an inclusive community that values the diversity of its faculty, staff, and students, Renison is committed to engaged education for the well-being of the world, offering degree programs reflecting social engagement through the School of Social Work, and the Social Development Studies Department; global engagement through our Culture and Language Studies Department and Studies in Islam Program; and community engagement in our non-degree programs through the Centre for Continuing and Professional Education. 

Objectives:  This position is accountable to the Assistant Director, ELI.  Academic duties include teaching in the EFAS program.  The incumbent will also develop course materials as required, under the guidance of the Program Manager. The incumbent is a full member of the ELI: He/She will attend and participate in ELI meetings and participate in various ELI committees as needed. Additionally, the incumbent will represent Renison in a manner consistent with the values, goals, and strategic directions of the University College.

Qualifications:

  • TESL Ontario or Canada certified
  • Master’s in TESL or related field
  • A minimum of 2 years teaching experience
  • An awareness of international students’ needs as well as English language competencies
  • Comprehensive understanding of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR)
  • Experience teaching English for Academic Purposes (EAP), especially at the CEFR B2 and C1 levels
  • Experience with curriculum/materials development
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Effective organizational skills
  • Proven ability to find innovative ways to deal with challenges
  • Flexibility to work in an accommodating environment
  • Professional, tactful and diplomatic comportment, with ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook; proficient with a variety of Windows software
  • Proficient knowledge of LEARN is an asset
  • Knowledge of Renison University College and related University of Waterloo community is an asset

Renison University College respects, appreciates, and actively encourages diversity. As part of Renison’s commitment to equity within the College, we welcome and encourage applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, ethnic origin, religion, age, colour, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, ability or disability including women, Indigenous people, and other visible minorities. Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Renison is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities.  Accommodations are available upon request for candidates participating in all parts of the selection process. Please contact a member of Renison’s Human Resources department with accommodation requests.

Deadline for applications: August 3, 2018 (at 11:59pm EST)

Application materials should be submitted online as PDF files through Interfolio at: https://apply.interfolio.com/52695. At minimum, a resume and two references should be provided. Please note that only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. 

A full job description is available upon request by contacting Tegan Preston at tegan.preston@uwaterloo.ca

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Student Services Counsellor, Renison University College

Renison University College, affiliated with the University of Waterloo, and located on the traditional territories of the Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee and Attawandaron (Neutral) peoples, invites applications for the part-time, ongoing position of Student Services Counsellor.

Respected as an inclusive community that values the diversity of its faculty, staff, and students, Renison is committed to engaged education for the well-being of the world, offering degree programs reflecting social engagement through the School of Social Work, and the Social Development Studies Department; global engagement through our Culture and Language Studies Department and Studies in Islam Program; and community engagement in our non-degree programs, including the English Language Institute, through the Centre for Continuing and Professional Education. 

Objectives:  

The Student Services Counsellor is accountable to the Vice President Student Affairs and Community Education in the support of all students of the College (i.e. residence, academic, ELI, non-credit) for the provision of front line clinical mental health services and wellness programs.  Additionally, the incumbent will represent Renison in a manner consistent with its values, goals, and strategic direction

Qualifications:

Education:

A Master degree in Social Work, Psychology, or a related field

Eligible for registration with the appropriate College of health practitioners

Experience:

  • Several years of proven clinical counselling experience preferably within a post-secondary institution
  • Excellent interpersonal and intercultural skills
  • Superior oral and written skills
  • Ability to problem-solve in complex environments with tact and good judgment; to identify and prevent potential problems and generate solutions
  • Ability to take initiative, show resourcefulness, and be attuned to the needs of various individuals/groups
  • Ability to manage a variety of student needs in a fast-paced environment
  • Highly self-motivated, ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong computing skills using Microsoft Office Suite

Renison University College respects, appreciates, and actively encourages diversity. As part of Renison’s commitment to equity within the College, we welcome and encourage applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, ethnic origin, religion, age, colour, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, ability or disability including women, Indigenous people, and other visible minorities. Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Renison is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities.  Accommodations are available upon request for candidates participating in all parts of the selection process. Please contact a member of Renison’s Human Resources department with accommodation requests.

Deadline for applications: August 6, 2018 (11:59pm EST)

Application materials should be submitted online as PDF files through Interfolio at: https://apply.interfolio.com/52643. At minimum, a resume and three references should be provided. Please note: only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. 

A full job description is available upon request by contacting Tegan Preston at tegan.preston@uwaterloo.ca

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Residence Life Coordinator, Housing and Student Life, Renison University College

Renison University College, affiliated with the University of Waterloo, and located on the traditional territories of the Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee and Attawandaron (Neutral) peoples, invites applications for the full-time, ongoing position of Residence Life Coordinator. This position is scheduled from 2 pm to 10 pm on Mondays and Tuesdays to accommodate a variety of student academic schedules, staff meetings, and events. 10 am to 6 pm from Wednesday to Friday.

Respected as an inclusive community that values the diversity of its faculty, staff, and students, Renison is committed to engaged education for the well-being of the world, offering degree programs reflecting social engagement through the School of Social Work, and the Social Development Studies Department; global engagement through our Culture and Language Studies Department and Studies in Islam Program; and community engagement in our non-degree programs, including the English Language Institute, through the Centre for Continuing and Professional Education. 

Objectives:  

Reporting to the Assistant Director, Housing and Student Life, responsibilities of this role include administrative duties; student, staff and volunteer coordination; working with other program staff in residential life programming to support the non-academic life of students and their experience while living in the Renison University College’s community;  student and student staff development; and resolution of student conduct issues to ensure a healthy, safe and supportive environment for all students. 

Qualifications:

Education:

  • Undergraduate degree required; equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered
  • Knowledge on best practices and trends/standards within the area of Housing and/or Student Life

Experience:

  • Several years of leadership experience within Housing and/or Student Life, preferably in a university setting
  • Demonstrated organizational skills; highly detail oriented, with an aptitude for accuracy
  • Demonstrated project management, analytical and planning abilities
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to be sensitive to student concerns
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Professional, tactful and diplomatic, with ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Ability to take initiative, work independently with minimal supervision and exercise good judgment and decision-making
  • Ability to take initiative, show resourcefulness and be attuned to the needs of various groups/individuals.
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a team
  • Strong computing skills using Microsoft Office Suite software and web-based applications
  • Ability to deal with diverse issues in a dynamic and changing student environment
  • Knowledge of the University of Waterloo’s support services is an asset

Renison University College respects, appreciates, and actively encourages diversity. As part of Renison’s commitment to equity within the College, we welcome and encourage applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, ethnic origin, religion, age, colour, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, ability or disability including women, Indigenous people, and other visible minorities. Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Renison is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities.  Accommodations are available upon request for candidates participating in all parts of the selection process. Please contact a member of Renison’s Human Resources department with accommodation requests.

Deadline for applications: July 30, 2018 (11:59pm EST)

Application materials should be submitted online as PDF files through Interfolio at: https://apply.interfolio.com/52616. At minimum, a resume and three references should be provided. Please note: only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. 

A full job description is available upon request by contacting Tegan Preston at tegan.preston@uwaterloo.ca

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Manager, Information Systems & Technology, Renison University College

Renison University College, affiliated with the University of Waterloo, and located on the traditional territories of the Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee and Attawandaron (Neutral) peoples, invites applications for the full-time, ongoing position of Manager, Information Systems & Technology.

Respected as an inclusive community that values the diversity of its faculty, staff, and students, Renison is committed to engaged education for the well-being of the world, offering degree programs reflecting social engagement through the School of Social Work, and the Social Development Studies Department; global engagement through our Culture and Language Studies Department and Studies in Islam Program; and community engagement in our non-degree programs, including the English Language Institute, through the Centre for Continuing and Professional Education. 

Objectives:  

Reporting to the Director, Human Resources & Infrastructure, the Manager, Information Systems & Technology is responsible for the evolution and support of an effective and sustainable technical infrastructure for Renison’s information-technology and information-systems assets including servers, desktop systems, software distribution and patching, network management, security monitoring and incident response.  The role maintains familiarity with, complies with as required, the University of Waterloo policies and its directives related to information systems and technology while meeting the needs of Renison University College. Additionally, the incumbent is responsible for the oversight of the Information Systems & Technology department, including the management of staff.

Qualifications:

Education:

  • University degree in Information Systems and Technology fields of study
  • Extensive knowledge on best practices and industry trends/standards

Experience:

  • 5 + years leadership and/or supervisory experience
  • Significant work experience with a consistent record of successes demonstrating technical judgement, initiative, proficiency, productivity, and the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Advanced knowledge with Mac and Windows systems administration using Active Directory for both servers and desktop systems
  • Demonstrated capability to be proactive and predictive in changing demands and technologies while minimizing and identifying risk
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills including ability to exercise diplomacy
  • Excellent project management skills, including application of time management skills with demonstrated track record
  • Ability to analyze, understand and effectively communicate between business requirements and technical design and implementation
  • Excellent management, leadership, and team-building skills
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and chair meetings/seminars with colleagues and clients
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively with various customers including under stressful situations
  • Excellent judgment in balancing initiative, focus, decisiveness, and tact. Ability to develop confidence of those responsible for academic and/or academic-support units
  • Strategic thinking skills with ability to resolve problems

Renison University College respects, appreciates, and actively encourages diversity. As part of Renison’s commitment to equity within the College, we welcome and encourage applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, ethnic origin, religion, age, colour, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, ability or disability including women, Indigenous people, and other visible minorities. Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Renison is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities.  Accommodations are available upon request for candidates participating in all parts of the selection process. Please contact a member of Renison’s Human Resources department with accommodation requests.

Deadline for applications: July 30, 2018 (11:59pm EST)

Application materials should be submitted online as PDF files through Interfolio at: https://apply.interfolio.com/52533. At minimum, a resume and three references should be provided. Please note: only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. 

A full job description is available upon request by contacting Tegan Preston at tegan.preston@uwaterloo.ca  

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