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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.

The following positions are available at Renison:

Custodian (full-time), Plant Operations and Facility, 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 on-going, full-time (40 hours/week) position of Custodian.

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, Facilities, the incumbent is a member of the Facilities Management team, who work closely together to ensure that each resident/guest/staff member receives a clean, safe, secure, comfortable and fully maintained environment. The Custodian is a frontline position requiring the incumbent to work in a student residential and office environment. As such, various accommodations are often required in order to provide excellent service. For example: adjusting cleaning schedules/tasks to meet residents’/guests’/staffs’ needs for privacy and timelines and/or adjusting cleaning schedules/tasks to minimize disruption to residents/guests/staff, whenever possible. All tasks are to be performed as scheduled or prioritized in accordance with the Department’s standards of cleanliness and service. Additionally, the incumbent will represent Renison in a manner consistent with the values, goals, and strategic directions of the University College.

Qualifications:

Education:

  • Completion of the OSSD (Ontario Secondary School Diploma)
  • Proficient knowledge in standard cleaning procedures, chemicals, products and equipment
  • Knowledge of the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

Experience:

  • Demonstrated collaborative abilities
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and independently with minimal supervision
  • Effective problem solving skills and an ability to work in an accommodating environment
  • Proven time management and organizational skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills including the ability to read and understand labels and instructions, particularly on the use and application of cleaning chemicals and products
  • Cultural awareness and sensitivity

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.

Application materials should be submitted online as PDF files through Interfolio at: https://apply.interfolio.com/50238. Application deadline is April 24, 2018 (11:59pm). Please include, at minimum, a resume and three references (including phone number and email address). 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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Student Experience Coodinator, English Language Institute, Renison University College

Renison University College, affiliated with the University of Waterloo, invites applications for the part-time, contract position of Student Experience Coordinator within the English Language Institute (one-year contract; 17.5 hours per week).

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:  

This position is accountable to the Manager, Student Experience.  Administrative duties include researching and developing event opportunities for language programs; working with various stakeholders including on-campus departments and services, community organizations and businesses to gain their support to facilitate tours, presentations, and workshops for our English Language Learners; collating activity program evaluations; and working alongside student staff and various stakeholders to ensure smooth delivery of programmed curricular and co-curricular activities. 

Qualifications

Education

  • Three year diploma or degree in Leadership, Community Development, Education, Student Development, Recreation, Social Work, Social Development, Sociology or related field

Experience

  • Knowledgeable about the first-year international student experience and has an awareness of the needs of first-year international students and English Language Learners.
  • Knowledge and understanding of student development theory and student affairs.
  • Related experience in Student Affairs considered an asset.
  • Experience using software and programs such as Microsoft Office Suite (specifically Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint).
  • Excellent communication
  • Superb interpersonal skills with a strong customer-service orientation
  • Demonstrates strong organizational skills and an ability to manage multiple demands simultaneously (strong project management abilities) while remaining detail-orientated and professional.
  • Proven initiative and resourcefulness
  • Displays excellent problem-solving skills, strong judgement, professionalism, adaptability, and diplomacy.
  • Experience participating in international or cross-cultural living and learning opportunities; approaches cross-cultural communication and inter-group dynamics with sensitivity and respect.

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.

Applications will be treated confidentially. Application materials should be submitted online as PDF files through Interfolio at: https://apply.interfolio.com/50018. At minimum, a resume and three references should be provided. Please note that only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Deadline for applications is April 15, 2018 at 11:59 pm EST.

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

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