Employment opportunities

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 with diverse experiences based on race, ethnic origin, religion, age, colour, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, ability or disability, including women, LGBTQ, Indigenous Peoples, 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:


Information Technology Specialist

Renison University College, affiliated with the University of Waterloo, and respectfully acknowledging its presence on the traditional territories of the Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee and Attawandaron (Neutral) peoples, invites applications for the full-time, ongoing position of Information Technology 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 community engagement in our non-degree programs, including the English Language Institute, through the Centre for Continuing and Professional Education.  More information about the College is available at https://uwaterloo.ca/renison.

Objectives:  The Information Technology Specialist is responsible for the provision and support of information technology and related computing systems at Renison University College. These responsibilities include management of computing environments and supporting infrastructure enabling and improving outcomes for administrative, teaching, and student computing in the College.  Additionally, the incumbent will represent Renison in a manner consistent with the values, goals, and strategic directions of organization.

Qualifications:

Education:

  • Post-secondary education in computer science or program related to information technologies field.

Experience:

  • Strong understanding of end user requirements for web and enterprise solutions across different platforms and browsers
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an emphasis on the ability to provide training and “workarounds” to common technical problems in a way that end users can understand and embrace (i.e., communicate technical solutions using non-technical, easy-to-understand language)
  • Professional, diplomatic, with ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Highly detail oriented, with an aptitude for accuracy
  • Effective organizational skills, with the ability to work with multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Ability to take initiative, work independently with minimal supervision and exercise good judgment and decision-making
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Intermediate knowledge and experience with Microsoft Windows administration

Renison University College respects, appreciates, and actively encourages diversity. As part of Renison’s commitment to equity, we welcome and encourage applications from all qualified individuals with diverse experiences based on race, ethnic origin, religion, age, colour, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, ability or disability including women, LGBTQ, Indigenous Peoples, 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. Please note that the salary range for this role at time of hire is $45,561.16 - $56,951.45.

Deadline for applications: March 27, 2019 (11:59pm EST)

Application materials should be submitted online as PDF files through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/61431. Please include, at minimum, a resume and three references. Please note that only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.  The successful candidate will also be asked for consent to have an educational and a criminal records verification completed.  The criminal records verification provides an indication of the existence of adult criminal convictions, for which a record suspension has not been granted, within the RCMP National Repository of Criminal Records.

A full job description is available upon request by contacting Julie Jamieson at julie.jamieson@uwaterloo.ca.

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Part-time/Sessional teaching opportunities, School of Social Work

The School of Social Work at Renison University College (affiliated with the University of Waterloo) invites applicants for part-time/sessional teaching opportunities in the BSW and MSW Programs for the Fall 2019 term (September start date), Winter 2020 term (January start date), and Spring 2020 term (May start date).

To teach in the BSW Program candidates must hold a MSW degree, and have a minimum of five years practice experience in social work, including social policy, and/or community engagement. Classroom and online teaching experience in social work is an asset.

To teach in the MSW Program candidates must hold a MSW degree and a PhD (or near completion) in Social Work or a related discipline, and have substantial practice experience in social work, including social policy, and/or community engagement, and experience teaching in social work. Online teaching experience is an asset.

In keeping with the School’s commitment to the TRC’s Calls to Action, we strongly encourage candidates who would bring Indigenous knowledges and pedagogies to the School to apply. We will consider candidates who would bring Indigenous knowledges and pedagogies but who do not hold a MSW and/or a PhD (or near completion) in Social Work or a related discipline.  

The School of Social Work prepares social work practitioners through an accessible and inclusive curriculum, at both baccalaureate and masters levels, in a learning environment that fosters caring and competent social work practice within regional, national and international contexts and embraces principles of justice, equality and respect for diversity.

As part of Renison’s commitment to an inclusive environment that encourages intellectual curiosity and respect for equity and diversity, we welcome and encourage applications from qualified individuals with diverse experiences based on race, sexuality and gender, disability, among other diverse identities. Renison is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates participating in all parts of the hiring process. Please contact Melanie McKellar (x28728 or melanie.mckellar@uwaterloo.ca) or Tegan Preston (x28642 or tegan.preston@uwaterloo.ca) at Renison’s Human Resources department with accommodation requests. While all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Renison University College respectfully acknowledges its presence on the traditional territory of ‎ the Attawandaron (Neutral), Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples. The University of Waterloo is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land promised to the Six Nations that includes ten kilometers on each side of the Grand River. 

Applicants should submit an electronic application that includes a cover letter and up-to-date curriculum vitae to:

Professor Andrea Daley, Director

c/o Ann Dennis

Email: adennis@uwaterloo.ca

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